The pastor's imprisonment and then house arrest have caused one of the deepest rows between Turkey and the US. Highlighting the increased tensions, the US embassy in the Turkish capital Ankara came under brief gunfire early on Monday by unknown assailants in an attack condemned by Erdogan's spokesman as a bid "to create chaos".
Cohen pleaded guilty in NY, and said he and Trump arranged the payment of hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels and a former Playboy model to influence the election. In June, a federal judge ordered him jailed after he was charged with witness tampering. He went on to suggest that Trump had knowledge of the hotly debated 2016 Trump Tower meeting as well as advance knowledge of Russian intelligence officers hacking the Democratic National Committee.
Iran's oil minister said on Monday that France's Total has officially left Iran after the U.S. threatened to impose sanctions on companies that do business in the country, Iranian state TV reported. "Once Total quits, that will trigger CNPC to take over automatically, according to the contract", a senior Chinese industry source with knowledge of the deal told Reuters .
The latest Reuters interview followed comments that Trump made at a fundraiser on Long Island on Friday. Presidents have not commented on Federal Reserve policy in over twenty years after Bill Clinton chose to stay mum on the central bank's choices.
Hunt in his speech for the first time criticized China for not taking action after Russia's takeover of Crimea or over the chemical weapons attacks, warning Beijing that "with economic power comes political responsibility". "His is a strategy of chaos for strategic effect". Wess Mitchell, assistant secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs and Marshall Billingslea, assistant Treasury secretary for terrorist financing, left, testify as the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations ...
TMZ reports that Malone, who had performed at the MTV Video Music Awards on Monday night, is aboard the private plane. TMZ is reporting the rapper Post Malone is aboard a plane which authorities said blew two tires during takeoff at a small New Jersey airport will attempt to make an emergency landing at an airport in MA.