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Lawyer paid $130k to silence adult-film star over sexual encounter with Trump: report

Crews begin clean-up efforts of Highway 101 after mudslides cause extensive damage to hundreds of buildings and caked highways with sludge, in Montecito, California, U.S., January 12, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Dreifuss“It is heavy. It’s wet. It just exhausts the crews out there,” Sacramento Fire Department Captain Pat Costamagna said in a social media video from the governor’s emergency management office.

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The Wall Street Journal reported that Michael Cohen, an attorney for the Trump Organization at the time and now Trump’s personal lawyer, arranged for Stephanie Clifford, known in the industry as Stormy Daniels, to receive $130,000 as part of a nondisclosure agreement one month before the 2016 presidential election.Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more

Dr. Mark Montgomery and his family returned from a Brazilian vacation only two days before the mudslide that took his and his daughter Caroline’s life came crashing down a hillside into their two-story home.Half a century has gone by since the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., lost his life to an assassin’s bullet in Memphis,Tennessee.

In his statement Friday, Trump said he remained open to revising the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act, or INARA. He said he would only sign it if an Iranian refusal to allow U.N. inspectors to visit sites triggered an automatic re-imposition of U.S. sanctions. He said Iran’s restraint on long-range ballistic missile programs also must be linked to sanctions relief.

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A lawyer for President Trump orchestrated a $130,000 payment to a pornographic-film actress in October 2016 to prevent her from going public with claims of a consensual sexual encounter with Mr. Trump, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.By Elise Labott, Zachary Cohen and Jim Sciutto, CNN

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamed Javad Zarif accused Trump of “maliciously violating” the nuclear deal.reluctant to take the job right from the start, has overseen the hollowing out of the state department, with senior career diplomats leaving the service en masse.

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Trump Lawyer Arranged $130000 Payment for Adult-Film Star's Silence

Trump Lawyer Arranged $130000 Payment for Adult-Film Star's Silence

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He paired Friday’s concession with other, targeted sanctions on Iran for human rights abuses and ballistic missile development. The Treasury Department’s action hits 14 Iranian officials and companies and businessmen from Iran, China and Malaysia, freezing any assets they have in the U.S. and banning Americans from doing business with them.

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▪  “13th,” a film by Ava DuVernay, screens at 3 p.m. at The Cary theater, 122 East Chatham St. A discussion with NC State faculty member Dr. Thomas Easley follows. Free, but tickets required.

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Lawyer paid $130k to silence adult-film star over sexual encounter with Trump: report

Lawyer paid $130k to silence adult-film star over sexual encounter with Trump: report
Before he ever sought office, he traded in the false theory that his predecessor, President Obama, was not born in the United States. In his speech announcing his presidential candidacy in June 2015, he said that Mexico was “not sending their best” as immigrants, and that those who were arriving in the United States included “rapists.”In addition to expressing their “shock, dismay and outrage,” they said the Trump administration has a “huge misunderstanding of the African continent and its people.”

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CNN’s Laura Koran contributed to this reportIn fact, it was the George W. Bush administration that decided more than a decade ago to relocate the embassy during a worldwide push to improve security at U.S. diplomatic sites.
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“He made a huge difference in people’s lives,” Behrman said. “He was an absolutely wonderful guy, who had a kind word for everybody, very friendly, compassionate and wonderful with his patients.”

ADVERTISEMENT A White House official declined to comment to the Journal about the payment, but said that the allegations of the interaction between Trump and Clifford were “old, recycled reports, which were published and strongly denied prior to the election.”Cohen told the Journal in a statement that Trump “once again vehemently denies” the encounter, but did not comment on the alleged $130,00 payment.▪ Spectacular Magazine will present the 16th annual North Carolina MLK Black History Month Parade and Block Party on Fayetteville Street from Cornwallis Road to Dawson Street in Durham. The parade begins at noon. The party is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. N.C. Central University Chancellor Johnson O. Akinleye is grand marshal.

Clifford did not comment directly to the Journal, and Clifford’s lawyer declined to comment on the matter.

Shortly after Trump’s inauguration, tens of thousands of demonstrators turned out in London for a women’s march in solidarity with anti-Trump rallies worldwide.

▪  The United Way of the Greater Triangle is organizing several community service projects across Wake, Durham, Orange and Johnston counties. Volunteer opportunities range from reading to packing meals to cleaning projects to chaperoning a youth lock-in. For a list and to register, go to at least one prominent British cabinet official took no part in the gloating. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, a former mayor of London, accused Khan and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn of endangering the "crucial relationship" between the United States and Britain. He also called Khan a "puffed up pompous popinjay."

However, his resignation is a sign of growing concern at the president’s behaviour, and at the direction of the state department under Rex Tillerson.

Jan. 15:  A full day of programming makes Martin Luther King, Jr. Day the busiest day of the year for The Charles H. Wright Museum. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., there will be musical performances, arts and crafts, children’s workshops, storytelling, video tributes, and displays of artifacts pertaining to King and his widow, Coretta Scott King. Two exhibitions also open on Jan. 15: “i found god in myself: a celebration of Dr. Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls…” and “Untitled: Art from Detroit’s Collections.” Museum admission is $8 for ages 13 and older, $5 for seniors 62 and older and children ages three through 12, and free for babies.

Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGrassley blasts Democrats over unwillingness to probe Clinton GOP lawmakers cite new allegations of political bias in FBI Top intel Dem: Trump Jr. refused to answer questions about Trump Tower discussions with father MORE, Trump’s Democratic opponent in the 2016 election, castigated his “ignorant, racist views” in a Friday tweet. Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersSchumer: Franken should resign Franken resignation could upend Minnesota races Avalanche of Democratic senators say Franken should resign MORE (I-Vt.) accused Trump of “racist ramblings.” In an email sent on Friday to The Times, Mr. Cohen did not address the $130,000 payment, but said, “These rumors have circulated time and again since 2011. President Trump once again vehemently denies any such occurrence as has Ms. Daniels.”In one of the worst-hit areas of Montecito, mud blew through doors and windows, filling the interiors of houses with muck and debris. The walls at one end of a home had disappeared, leaving its roof hanging precariously.

About 1,250 emergency workers raced against the clock to find survivors with drones, heavy equipment and sniffer dogs in the rescue and clean-up efforts, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services said.

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