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Escort who claimed Trump secrets 'committed no crimes': lawyerThe lawyer of a Belarussian escort who claimed she had proof of Russian collusion with Donald Trump's election campaign on Wednesday insisted on her innocence after she was released from custody for allegedly coercing women into prostitution. Anastasia Vashukevich, also known as Nastya Rybka, had been expected to speak to the media in Moscow but did not turn up. Vashukevich was arrested at a Moscow airport last week after being deported from Thailand as part of a group convicted of participating in a "sex training course".


1/23/2019 11:14:41 AM

Meng Wanzhou: US to proceed with extradition of Huawei executive despite risk of angering ChinaThe US will go ahead with formal extradition proceedings to bring the detained Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou to America from Canada, it has been reported, despite the risk of increased trans-Pacific tensions. Canada’s ambassador to the US, David MacNaughton, said in an interview on Monday that Washington had told Ottawa it will make the formal request, without going into detail on timing. Ms Meng was detained by Canada on 1 December at the request of the United States, meaning the deadline for filing the extradition request falls on 30 January – 60 days later.


1/21/2019 11:43:00 PM

WaPo Issues Correction after Falsely Labeling Nathan Phillips a Vietnam VetThe Washington Post issued a correction Tuesday after falsely describing the elderly Native American man whose confrontation with a group of high-school students went viral over the weekend as a veteran of the Vietnam War. “Earlier versions of this story incorrectly said that Native American activist Nathan Phillips fought in the Vietnam War.


1/22/2019 3:31:48 PM

Kentucky mother of newborn twins missing since leaving bar with men 3 weeks ago'If you know anything, we beg you, come forward': A Kentucky family is making an emotional plea to help find a mother of four who vanished.


1/22/2019 2:38:51 PM

Ex-U.S. marine jailed in Russia for spying was misled: lawyerRussia's Federal Security Service detained Paul Whelan, who holds U.S., British, Canadian and Irish passports, in a Moscow hotel room on Dec. 28. Whelan appeared in a Moscow court on Tuesday, where a judge rejected releasing him on bail. Whelan, who denies the charges, was detained after receiving a thumb drive containing a list of all the employees of a secret Russian state agency, the Russian online news portal Rosbalt.ru reported this month.


1/22/2019 2:59:26 PM

Q&A: Impact of Supreme Court decision on transgender troopsWASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender men and women while court challenges continue.


1/22/2019 11:42:27 PM

Norwegian Cruise Line denies claim crew member used passenger's cabin for sexNorwegian Cruise Line on Tuesday denied that a crew member used a British couple's cabin for sex during a recent voyage.


1/22/2019 1:24:11 PM

Romania president: plan to invalidate graft cases not legalBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's president said on Tuesday that a government decree that could invalidate hundreds of corruption cases involving senior officials is "crassly unconstitutional," a development that also prompted concern from the European Union.


1/22/2019 3:47:57 PM

El Chapo's sons killed Mexican journalist Javier Valdez, witness tells trialThe sons of former drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman killed Mexican journalist Javier Valdez because he insisted on publishing an interview with a drug trafficker, who told of the murder in court Wednesday. Valdez was an AFP stringer and co-founder of the weekly Riodoce de Sinaloa.


1/23/2019 4:48:31 PM