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    “We can contribute significantly to the stability and peace of Europe in the Caucasus and the Middle East in Africa. There are also measures that we can take together (…) against terrorist organizations” , Erdogan told Macron during a videoconference interview, according to a report released by the Turkish presidency. “Turkey wishes to cooperate with France in all these fields”, he added, estimating that the collaboration between Ankara and Paris had “great potential”. This interview, the first between the two leaders since September, comes after months of sharp tensions between Ankara and Paris, which clash on several issues such as Libya, Syria and the Eastern Mediterranean. MM. Erdogan and Macron have had heated discussions in recent months, the Turkish president going so far as to question the “mental health” of his French counterpart and call in October to boycott French products. But now that he is seeking to repair...
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    NEW YORK (AP) — Cuomo acknowledges “insensitive” behavior was seen as “unwanted flirtation,” says he will cooperate with investigation. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    New York : Emma Coronel, in February 2019, during the trial against her husband Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán in federal court in NYC. Photo: KENA BETANCUR / . / . MEXICO – Emma Coronel, wife of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán detained this week, voluntarily surrendered to the United States authorities to be a protected witness, Mexican and American media revealed this Friday. Anonymous agents explained separately to the Mexican magazine Proceso and the US portal Vice that the woman was prepared for her arrest on Monday at Dulles International Airport, Virginia (USA), for drug trafficking. “’She turned herself in’, ‘she called to turn herself in’, ‘she contacted an agent with whom she had already had contact for a long time to say that she wanted to cooperate'”These are the statements of US federal agents that Proceso collected, which this weekend will expand the information in...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A four-month-old puppy stolen in San Francisco is being sought after the arrest of a suspect who is refusing to tell investigators where the dog is, police said. San Francisco police said the Maltese puppy, named Scruggs, was stolen Monday from an SUV parked on the 200 block of Sutter St. Monday. The puppy’s owner, a 23-year-old Los Gatos resident, told police he parked his Subaru SUV at about 10 a.m. leaving “Scruggs” inside the vehicle. He returned 30 minutes later to find someone had burglarized the car and stolen the dog, police said. READ MORE: Lockdown-Violating Underground Gatherings Investigated Over Recent Spate of San Jose Shootings Surveillance video helped police determine the identity of the suspect, identified as 43-year-old Viengphet Sasone, who is on probation for a prior burglary offense, police said. He was arrested on Thursday on the 500 block of Mason St....
    PIERS Morgan has said Prince Andrew should give up his right to the throne after "refusing to cooperate" with the Jeffrey Epstein investigation. The Good Morning Britain host questioned why Andrew, 61, was still in line to the throne after his "abject refusal" to answer questions in the Epstein probe. 5Piers questioned why Andrew was still in line to the throne amid the Epstein scandalCredit: Rex Features 5Prince Andrew has faced down claims of his relationship with Jeffrey EpsteinCredit: PA:Press Association Prince Andrew - the Queen's second son - is currently eighth in line to the throne. The scandal-hit prince stepped back from public life last year for the "foreseeable future" after a car-crash BBC Newsnight interview about his friendship with US financier and disgraced paedophile Epstein. Following the news that Prince Harry, 36, and...
    LONDON (Reuters) - Group of Seven leaders on Friday said they would seek a collective approach to China to counter "non-market oriented" policies and practices and to ensure a fair multilateral global trade. "With the aim of supporting a fair and mutually beneficial global economic system for all people, we will engage with others, especially G20 countries including large economies such as China," the G7 said after a virtual leaders' meeting. "As leaders, we will consult with each other on collective approaches to address non-market oriented policies and practices, and we will cooperate with others to address important global issues that impact all countries." The G7 said it would deepen cooperation on the health response to COVID-19 and explore a global health treaty. "We will: champion open economies and societies; promote global economic resilience; harness the digital economy with data free flow with trust," said the group whose combined economic...
    This is yet another novelty in the evolution of the missions of chambers of commerce and industry (CCI): at the request of the Gironde departmental council, of which Jean-Luc Gleyze is the president (PS), the CCI Bordeaux Gironde will intervene to make life easier for small businesses in rural areas, this was announced by Patrick Seguin during the press briefing this Thursday morning. Read also: Nouvelle-Aquitaine: State, Region and CCI in contact to amplify the recovery “The Departments no longer have economic competence and this is the reason why they entrusted us with this file, through their technical agency Gironde Resources. The aim is to promote the establishment of non-sedentary businesses in the small towns with fewer than 3,500 inhabitants, villages and towns. This cooperation involves an agreement that we have just signed “summarizes Patrick Seguin. The recovery could be “strong and brutal” The idea of ​​this cooperation with...
    > DOSSIER: The hydrogen bet Air Liquide and Siemens Energy announced on Monday their “cooperation” in “large-scale” projects in the hydrogen sector in Europe, in order to accelerate “sustainable” production, an initiative hailed by the French and German ministers for Economy. The “memorandum of understanding” signed between the French industrial gases group Air Liquide and Siemens Energy – former energy subsidiary of the German group Siemens of which it is still the main shareholder – aims to “unite their expertise in electrolysis technology to proton exchange membrane (PEM) “. The two companies indicate in their press release that they want to collaborate in “the co-creation of large-scale projects in the hydrogen sector, the industrial production of electrolysers in Europe, especially in Germany and France, and Research and Development to develop together the next generation of electrolysers “. Read also: How Air Liquide accelerates in green hydrogen Cooperation to lower...
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia welcomed on Thursday what U.S. President Joe Biden's speech included regarding the commitment of the U.S. to cooperate with the kingdom to defend its sovereignty and address the threats targeting it, the state news agency SPA reported. SPA cited a statement saying the kingdom is looking forward to working with Biden's office and the U.S. envoy to Yemen, the UN and with all Yemeni parties to reach an all-inclusive political solution in Yemen. (Reporting by Alaa Swilam and Omar Fahmy; Editing by Chris Reese) Copyright 2021 Thomson Reuters. Tags: Iran, Yemen, United States, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Saudi Arabia
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami Beach police said a man was shot in the leg Saturday afternoon at an Ocean Drive Restaurant. Police said they received a call of a firearm discharge at 2:20 p.m. in the area of 101 Ocean Drive. When police and fire units responded to the scene, they found a man with a gunshot wound to the lower leg. The man, who was not identified by police, was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. TRENDING STORIES ON CBSMIAMI.COM Mar-A-Lago Members Leaving Following Trump’s Return Miami-Dade PD Needs Help Finding 12-Year-Old Jazmine Brown & 13-Year-Old Markevia Wright Amber Alert Canceled After Missing Homestead Girls Found Florida Commissioner Refuses To Quit After Pence Comments, ‘He’ll Face Pitchforks And Torches For Failing To Overturn The Presidential Election’ Detectives said the injured man was uncooperative...
    Secretary of State Antony BlinkenAntony BlinkenBlinken holds first calls as Biden's secretary of State President Biden must prioritize international religious freedom Biden's Cabinet gradually confirmed by Senate MORE on Wednesday committed to confronting China while also seeking to cooperate on shared interests like climate change.  “It's not a secret that the relationship between the United States and China is arguably the most important relationship that we have in the world going forward,” he said in response to reporters' questions during his first press conference as secretary of State. “Increasingly, that relationship has some adversarial aspects to it,” he said, labeling Beijing as both a competitor and a necessary partner on combating climate change.  “The cooperative ones are in areas where it's in our mutual interest to try to work together, including, manifestly, on climate.”  Blinken’s remarks served as his introduction to the State Department press corps and his first formal presentation...
    Britain and U.S. discuss need to tackle Iran, cooperate on China
    Bloomberg NYC Apartment Landlords Getting Burned in Gentrification Crash (Bloomberg) — New York’s apartment investors are suddenly waist-deep in distress.By December, they were behind on $395 million of debt backed by mortgage bonds, almost 150 times the level a year earlier, according to Trepp data on commercial mortgage-backed securities. Tenants in rent-stabilized units owe at least $1 billion in rent and wealthier ones are fleeing the city, leaving behind vacancies and pushing newly-built luxury towers into foreclosure.For years, as crime dwindled and rent climbed in New York, investors gobbled up apartment buildings. But with the city’s economy and culture crushed by Covid-19, mounting job losses have derailed the gentrification boom and put financial pressure on landlords.“The people who specialize in mortgage workouts are the busiest people in New York real estate,” said Barry Hersh, a clinical associate professor of real estate at New York University.The developers who are in the...
    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel conceded that the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted significant shortcomings in her country as she told the World Economic Forum on Tuesday that it has underlined the need for international cooperation on issues such as vaccines. Germany had a relatively successful first phase of the pandemic, but saw infections shoot up during the winter months and recently passed the threshold of 50,000 deaths, Europe’s fifth-highest toll. A lengthy second lockdown has slowly brought down the number of new cases in recent weeks. In Germany, “the speed of our action leaves a lot to be desired,” Merkel said in a speech to the forum, being held virtually rather than in its usual Davos, Switzerland venue. “Processes have often become very bureaucratic and take a long time, so we have to work on that.” Germany’s solid public finances allowed it to give considerable support to the...
    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel conceded that the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted significant shortcomings in her country as she told the World Economic Forum on Tuesday that it has underlined the need for international cooperation on issues such as vaccines. Germany had a relatively successful first phase of the pandemic, but saw infections shoot up during the winter months and recently passed the threshold of 50,000 deaths, Europe’s fifth-highest toll. A lengthy second lockdown has slowly brought down the number of new cases in recent weeks. In Germany, “the speed of our action leaves a lot to be desired,” Merkel said in a speech to the forum, being held virtually rather than in its usual Davos, Switzerland venue. “Processes have often become very bureaucratic and take a long time, so we have to work on that.” Germany’s solid public finances allowed it to give considerable support to the...
    SAN FRANCISCO —  The San Francisco Bay Area, a destination for foodies and wine drinkers across California and abroad, is resuming outdoor dining, even as the pandemic continues to threaten the region. The state’s relaxation of stay-at-home orders could provide a big boost to the region’s tourism industry, with some caveats. Like much of California, the Bay Area remains a tapestry of limits on social gatherings, a product of individual counties setting their own rules based on state guidelines, which can be hard for people outside the region and even inside to follow. Though the area’s county health officials have been more unified than their counterparts in Southern California, the re-openings announced Monday could change depending on infection rates caused by new strains of the virus. Travelers will still face quarantine requirements when entering San Francisco and Santa Clara counties, officials there said. But those loosely enforced rules...
    BERLIN, Jan 25 (Reuters) – The new chairman of Germany’s ruling Christian Democrats (CDU) said on Monday he would not reconsider his support for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline to take Russian natural gas to Europe, despite U.S. and European opposition to its completion. Armin Laschet, whose election as CDU leader this month puts him in pole position to succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor, urged Russia to release Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. But when pressed on domestic energy supply, he said “Germany decides”. Asked if he would be prepared to think again about the pipeline, Laschet replied: “No.” The pipeline, which would double the capacity of the existing Nord Stream link from Russia to Germany and bypass Ukraine, has met resistance from Washington, which wants to sell its own sea-borne liquefied natural gas to Europe. Washington says Nord Stream 2 would increase Russia’s economic and political leverage over the region....
    MSNBC’s Chris Hayes blasted President Donald Trump Wednesday night for continuing to give pardons to political allies. After pardoning George Papadopoulos, three convicted former GOP congressmen, and four Blackwater guards convicted for the killing of unarmed Iraqi civilians, the president followed up Wednesday with pardons for Paul Manafort, Roger Stone, and Jared Kushner’s father Charles. Hayes reviewed Trump’s pardons of “the politically connected or cronies,” reminding viewers that Manafort and Stone “didn’t cooperate fully with prosecutors.” “Both of those individuals had pardons dangled in front of them, obviously tacitly so that they would not cooperate. They didn’t cooperate. They didn’t roll over on the president. The president refused to rule out pardons for them,” Hayes said. “They clearly knew they were angling for pardon so as not to incriminate the president, and now the president has pardoned them!” “This is as fundamentally corrupt as a pardon gets.” You can watch...
    MEXICO CITY - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Saturday committed to work on a humane strategy to regional migration by addressing its root causes in Central America and southern Mexico. The two leaders in a phone call "discussed working together on a new approach to regional migration that offers alternatives to undertaking the dangerous journey to the United States," a summary of the call provided by Biden's team said. The two leaders said they shared a desire to address the reasons for migration in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and southern Mexico. Biden pledged to build "the regional and border infrastructure and capacity needed to facilitate a new orderly and humane approach to migration that will respect international norms regarding the treatment of asylum claims," the statement from Biden's team said. Earlier this week Lopez Obrador suggested the two neighbors under Biden's new...
    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey and Iraq have agreed to continue their cooperation in fighting extremist organizations, including the Islamic State group and Kurdish rebels, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday. Speaking to reporters following meetings with visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, Erdogan also said he hoped that an Iraqi-Turkish oil pipeline that was damaged by the IS during the conflict against the militant group would soon be repaired and would resume oil transfers to world markets. Turkey has carried out numerous ground and aerial cross-border offensives into neighboring northern Iraq to attack militants of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, who maintain bases in the region. The latest offensive in June, dubbed Operation Claw Tiger, saw Turkish commandos being airlifted into Iraqi territory. The PKK, which has been fighting the Turkish state since 1984, is considered to be a terror organization by Turkey, the United States and...
    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey and Iraq have agreed to continue their cooperation in fighting extremist organizations, including the Islamic State group and Kurdish rebels, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday. Speaking to reporters following meetings with visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, Erdogan also said he hoped that an Iraqi-Turkish oil pipeline that was damaged by the IS during the conflict against the militant group would soon be repaired and would resume oil transfers to world markets. Turkey has carried out numerous ground and aerial cross-border offensives into neighboring northern Iraq to attack militants of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, who maintain bases in the region. The latest offensive in June, dubbed Operation Claw Tiger, saw Turkish commandos being airlifted into Iraqi territory. The PKK, which has been fighting the Turkish state since 1984, is considered to be a terror organization by Turkey, the United States and...
    A man who was shot at least twice in the area is refusing to cooperate with police to provide details. The 26-year-old City of Poughkeepsie resident was found around 6:48 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 10, after the police department received numerous 911 calls reporting shots fired, said Det. Lt. Matt Clark. When officers responded to the area of Montgomery Street and Garfield Place they located multiple shell casing, but no victim, Clark said. A call to Vassar Medical Center revealed that a shooting victim had just arrived at the hospital. The victim suffered non-life-threatening gunshots to his buttocks and thigh, Clark said. He declined to provide any details about the shooting to police, Clark added. The investigation into this incident continues, anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call the City of Poughkeepsie Police at 845-451-7577.
    A Republican senator who has spent a year looking into the business affairs of the Biden family has said that Congress should have been informed that Hunter Biden was being investigated over his taxes before they considered whether to impeach Donald Trump, as it emerged that Hunter's attorneys were refusing to cooperate with the investigation. Ron Johnson, representing Wisconsin, issued a statement on Saturday saying that attorneys representing Hunter, 50, and his uncle and business partner James Biden, 71, 'have refused to cooperate with the committees.' Hunter Biden said in a statement on Wednesday that the U.S. Attorney's Office in Delaware is investigating his 'tax affairs' and that he is taking the matter 'very seriously' and is 'confident' he handled his affairs 'legally and appropriately.' Ron Johnson, Senator for Wisconsin, spoke to Fox News on Sunday morning Johnson told Fox he thought Congress should have been given notice...
    Hunter Biden and James Biden have not complied with information requests from the Senate, CBS’ Catherine Herridge reports. According to a Saturday press release from the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, several requests dating back to September 23 for interviews and records have been ignored by President-elect Joe Biden’s son, his brother, and other associates. (RELATED: ‘Baffled And Deeply Bothered By This’: Tucker Carlson Says ‘Damning’ Hunter Biden Documents ‘Vanished’) “Senators @ChuckGrassley @SenRonJohnson ‘Attorneys for Hunter + James Biden have refused to cooperate with the committees. It should be noted that, collectively, President Trump’s family + associates produced documents + agreed to appear at interviews…'” Herridge tweeted. #HunterBiden Senators @ChuckGrassley @SenRonJohnson “Attorneys for Hunter + James Biden have refused to cooperate with the committees. It should be noted that, collectively, President Trump’s family + associates produced documents + agreed to appear at interviews…” @CBSNews pic.twitter.com/tjQ3xuLEr3 — Catherine...
    A sheet of rare and sought after star notes is seen after the phase of production where the new 100 USD bills are applied with a serial number, a US Federal Reserve seal, are cut and stacked at the US Bureau of Engraving and Printing's Western Currency Facility October 11, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images Georgia authorities detained a 51-year-old man for attempting to rob a bank on November 28, Newsweek reported.  Victor Crawley tried to rob a Chase Bank and told everyone that he would give them COVID-19 if he did not receive the money, according to a news release from the local sheriff's office.  Crawley did not obtain any money during the robbery attempt and later told authorities that he needed about $2,000 to pay his bills. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Georgia authorities arrested a man who is accused of...
    New Jersey Gov Phil Murphy has expressed his frustration with the 74 per cent of residents who are refusing to cooperate with contact tracers. During a press conference on Monday, the governor said: 'The rate of noncooperation with our contact tracers is now up to a whopping 74% of cases. 'Quite frankly, this is unacceptable and we need folks to turn that around,' Murphy said. 'It is extremely critical for contact tracers to get in touch with the close contacts of those who test positive to help us stop the spread of this virus,' he added.  Scroll down for video   New Jersey Gov Phil Murphy (pictured on Monday) has expressed his frustration with the 74 per cent of residents who are refusing to cooperate with contact tracers He doubled down on that statement in a tweet that reads: 'We now have more than 30 contact tracers on the ground...
    New Jersey has more than 30 contact tracers for every 100,000 residents statewide, but many residents refuse to cooperate. The noncooperation rate with contract tracers has reached a “whopping” 74% of COVID-19 cases, Gov. Phil Murphy said during a Monday news briefing. “Quite frankly, this is unacceptable, and we need folks to turn that around,” Murphy said. “It is extremely critical for contact tracers to get in touch with the close contacts of those who test positive to help us stop the spread of this virus. You may think you’ll just call your contacts yourself, but this is a task that is best left to a trained public health professional, a contact tracer, in fact, who can answer questions about access to testing or social supports that they may need to safely quarantine or isolate.” There have been more than 371,500 cases of COVID-19 in New Jersey,...
    Photo via Marco Rubio/FacebookU.S. Sen. Marco Rubio on Thursday laid some ground rules for how he might receive nominees and policy moves from the incoming Joe Biden administration. The Senator, appearing on “Fox and Friends,” contended that while he wasn’t devoted to obstructionism for the sake of obstructing, he reserves the right to oppose moves that run counter to his political philosophy. In response to a New York Times report from Thomas Friedman saying that Biden wondered how Republicans would behave once Donald Trump is out of the White House, Rubio said the real issue is how “Biden behaves.” “Is he going to sort of fall in line with the radicals in the Democratic Party that are already insisting right out of the gate that we’re going to do the clean, Green New Deal and all this other stuff or is he going to try to get things done that both sides can agree on? So a lot...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — As more and more people look to get tested for COVID-19, there are some new testing sites on Long Island and in New York City to meet demand. There is also concern about contact tracing and whether or not it’s working, CBS2’s Alice Gainer reported Thursday. There are six new drive-thru and walk-thru coronavirus rapid testing sites run by ProHEALTH Urgent Care. “We saw our largest volume of testing just about a day before … day or two before Thanksgiving and obviously now,” said Dr. Bonnie Simmons, the chair of urgent care Optum Tri-State. MORE: New York City, New Jersey Working On Ways To Shorten COVID-19 Testing Lines To keep up, the sites opened in Fort Hamilton, Gramercy Park, Jericho, Little Neck, Riverhead and Yorkville. Patients register electronically in their car or online. If they use a drive-thru, they must roll down their window to get swabbed....
    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s low-key senior U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi said goodbye to colleagues Wednesday by urging them to focus more on where they agree and not so much on their differences. “There’s a lot of vitriol in our politics and our world right now, but you can stay true to what you believe in without treating others badly,” the Republican said in his farewell address to the Senate. “Nothing gets done when we’re just telling each other how wrong we are,” Enzi continued. “Just ask yourself, has anyone ever really changed your opinion by getting in your face and yelling at you or saying to you how wrong you are? Usually that doesn’t change hearts or minds.” Enzi, 76, is retiring after four terms. The former Eagle Scout, shoe store owner, mayor and state legislator will be succeeded by former U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis, a Republican who won...
    By MEAD GRUVER, Associated Press CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's low-key senior U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi said goodbye to colleagues Wednesday by urging them to focus more on where they agree and not so much on their differences. “There’s a lot of vitriol in our politics and our world right now, but you can stay true to what you believe in without treating others badly," the Republican said in his farewell address to the Senate. “Nothing gets done when we’re just telling each other how wrong we are,” Enzi continued. “Just ask yourself, has anyone ever really changed your opinion by getting in your face and yelling at you or saying to you how wrong you are? Usually that doesn’t change hearts or minds.” Enzi, 76, is retiring after four terms. The former Eagle Scout, shoe store owner, mayor and state legislator will be succeeded by former U.S. Rep. Cynthia...
    “It is my great honor to announce that General Michael Flynn has received a complete pardon,” tweeted the US president, who is due to leave the White House on January 20. Michael Flynn was the first close to the concerned president in connection with the investigation into suspicions of an agreement between Moscow and the campaign team of the billionaire Republican, during the 2016 election. This “Russian investigation” poisoned the first two years of Donald Trump’s tenure, but ended with a lack of evidence of collusion. General Flynn took part in the Republican’s victorious campaign and then had confidential exchanges with Russian Ambassador to Washington Sergei Kisliak in December 2016. Having become a National Security adviser, he was questioned on January 24, 2017 by the federal police, but he concealed these contacts. He quickly had to resign for also lying to Vice President Mike Pence....
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The General Services Administration has ascertained that President-elect Joe Biden is the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election. President Donald Trump, who had refused to concede the election, said Monday on Twitter that he is directing his team to cooperate on the transition, but is vowing to keep up the fight. The move clears the way for the start of the transition from Trump’s administration and allows Biden to coordinate with federal agencies on plans for taking over on Jan. 20. An official said Administrator Emily Murphy made the determination after Trump efforts to subvert the vote failed across battleground states, most recently in Michigan, which certified Biden’s victory Monday. (© Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) . More On WCCO.com: New App Helps Minnesotans Know If They’ve Been Exposed To...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Trump directs his team to cooperate on transition for President-elect Joe Biden but vows to keep up fight. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    MODESTO (CBS13) – Authorities are investigating two separate collisions where a pedestrian was struck by a car, the Modesto Police Department said on Friday. The first scene was in the area of Wilson Avenue and Yosemite Boulevard. A woman was hit by a car and suffered serious injuries, according to police. Investigators said the driver of the vehicle remained on the scene to cooperate. No further information was released. The second collision happened in the area of Oregon Drive and Benson Avenue. A male pedestrian who had just exited a mini-mart in the area was struck by a car, police said. The man also suffered what police described as serious injuries. The driver of the vehicle also remained on the scene to cooperate. No further information was released. Modesto police said calls regarding both collisions came in at around 6:15 p.m. More from CBS Sacramento: Gov. Newsom Issues...
    The lawyer representing several victims of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein criticized Prince Andrew for not speaking with United States authorities one year after after he promised he would, The Daily Mail reported. “How outrageous that it’s been a year since Prince Andrew publicly promised to co-operate with law enforcement investigating all those who enabled Jeffrey Epstein’s sexual assaults on hundreds of women and girls,” Lisa Bloom, the victims’ attorney, said according to The Daily Mail. “He simply has not kept that promise. Meanwhile, the six victims I represent struggle to repair their lives.” Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and son Prince Andrew, Duke of York, head to Royal Ascot in a landau carriage. Chris Allan. Shutterstock. The Duke of York, a former friend to the late sex offender, left public life after a Newsnight interview with BBC’s Emily Maitlis, reported The Daily Mail. “We implore Prince Andrew to submit to...
    The transition to Trump began on the day after the 2016 election. White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Friday justified Donald Trump's refusal to concede that he lost the election by running through a list of grievances about how Democrats treated Trump in 2016. Trump has refused to admit that he lost the 2020 election, instead tweeting debunked claims of voter fraud and election rigging. The General Services Administration, which is responsible for administering the transition to brief and prepare President-elect Joe, has refused to ascertain that Biden did indeed win the election and continues to block the transition. The Trump administration's refusal to cooperate in the transfer of power to the incoming administration is happening despite the increasing death toll of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for a nationwide vaccine distribution plan. Experts say the refusal to...
    By Humeyra Pamuk WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Senator Chris Coons, who is seen as a contender for secretary of state in the incoming Biden administration, told Reuters on Friday he hoped to see a bipartisan policy on China that would "out-compete" Beijing. Coons also said in an interview that while the main U.S. focus would have to be on competing with China, it was essential to cooperate with Beijing on areas such as climate change, global health and nuclear non-proliferation. "I see clearly that China is a peer competitor. And we have to be able at the same time, to cooperate with China in those areas where it's essential," Coons said. "There's a whole series of areas where the world is only going to get safer and more stable if the United States and China cooperate, but our main focus has to be competing with China," he said. A...
    (CNN)As one of the busiest travel days of the year looms, nothing seems off limits in the world of weather in 2020. After all, the year has been marked with a fire season for the ages in the West, a hurricane season that has nearly tripled the output of an average one and the ongoing bout with historic heat in large swaths of the United States.As we hone in on the forecast one week before Thanksgiving Day, we know one thing is certain: The American Automobile Association expects a massive drop in travel in 2020. For Thanksgiving Day, Zoom will lift its 40-minute time limit for free meetingsIts recent outlook projects at least a 10% drop in holiday travel, enough of an impact to make this the largest one-year decrease since the Great Recession of 2008. But AAA still predicts nearly 50 million Americans will travel this holiday season, and...
    Madison Summers November 19, 2020 0 Comments The president’s niece, Mary Trump, is taking aim at him for not cooperating with the Biden transition team. This comes as President Donald Trump refuses to concede the election, despite several major outlets projecting President-elect Joe Biden as the winner. Mary Trump spoke with CNN’s Don Lemon on Wednesday evening, where she did not hold back in her criticism of her uncle. “We have to remember that Donald has never been in a situation he couldn’t keep, lie, steal, or buy his way of, and the fact of the matter is he has done the worst possible thing he could do,” Mary Trump said. “He has lost.” While this is usually the time where the outgoing administration provides the incoming administration transition resources, Mary Trump said Donald Trump is “dragging his feet” and “being such a sore loser,” adding “He’s continuing...
    By Steve Peoples, Deb Reichmann and Zeke Miller | Associated Press WILMINGTON, Del. — President Donald Trump’s refusal to cooperate with his successor is forcing President-elect Joe Biden to seek unusual workarounds to prepare for the exploding public health threat and evolving national security challenges he will inherit in just nine weeks. Blocked from the official intelligence briefing traditionally afforded to incoming presidents, Biden gathered virtually on Tuesday with a collection of intelligence, defense and diplomatic experts. None of the experts is currently affiliated with the U.S. government, raising questions about whether Biden is being provided the most up-to-date information about dangers facing the nation. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris received a more formal briefing Tuesday as a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, though still has relatively limited information about the specific threats Biden will inherit. And as the worst pandemic in a century bears down on the U.S. with...
    Two-thirds of registered voters say a coronavirus relief package should be the top priority for President-elect Joe BidenJoe Biden46 percent of voters say Trump should concede immediately: poll Michigan county reverses course, votes unanimously to certify election results GOP senator: Trump shouldn't fire top cybersecurity official MORE in his first 100 days in office in a new Politico/Morning Consult poll released Wednesday.  The push for a relief bill comes from voters of both parties, with 78 percent of Democrats and 53 percent of Republicans saying it should be a top priority at the start of a Biden administration. Sixty-nine percent of voters overall also say that controlling the coronavirus pandemic should be a top priority, and 67 percent say the same of cobbling together a vaccine distribution plan. Registered voters were allowed to choose more than one issue they hope would be prioritized. The poll comes as bipartisan negotiations on...
    Walmart CEO Doug McMillon on Tuesday pushed for another stimulus package while congratulating Joe Biden on his election victory, reports CBS News. Several news outlets have called the race for Biden, though President Donald Trump refuses to concede, citing voter fraud. Newsmax will not announce a winner until enough states certify votes. McMillon, who made the comments during a phone call with investors, said it was "imperative that elected officials in Washington work together to deliver the help so many small businesses need to get through this next phase of the pandemic. "We look forward to working with the administration and both houses of Congress to move the country forward and solve issues on behalf of our associates, customers, and other stakeholders," McMillon said. Congress has failed to pass a second coronavirus relief bills. House Democrats in May passed a $3 trillion package, but Republicans have balked at the price...
    By Steve Peoples and Alexandra Jaffe | Associated Press WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden on Monday warned of dire consequences if President Donald Trump and his administration continue to refuse to coordinate with his transition team on the coronavirus pandemic and block briefings on national security, policy issues and vaccine plans. The remarks marked Biden’s toughest comments to date on Trump’s failure to acknowledge his election loss and cooperate with the incoming administration for a peaceful transfer of power. “More people may die if we don’t coordinate,” Biden told reporters during a news conference in Wilmington, Delaware. Biden and his aides have emphasized the importance of being briefed on White House efforts to control the pandemic and distribute prospective vaccines. The Trump administration is working on its own distribution plan, while Biden’s chief of staff indicated his transition team will proceed with their own planning separately because of the...
    President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenObama: US 'adversaries have seen us weakened' US sees 1M new coronavirus cases in one week GOP shows limited appetite for pursuing Biden probes MORE on Monday urged Congress to pass a coronavirus relief package, touting legislation House Democrats passed earlier this year that is opposed by Republicans. "Right now, Congress should come together and pass a COVID relief package like the HEROES Act that the House passed six months ago," Biden said during remarks in Wilmington, Del. "Once we shut down the virus and deliver economic relief to workers and businesses, then we can start to build back better than before." House Democrats passed a $3 trillion version of the HEROES Act in May, and passed a $2.2 trillion, slimmed-down version of the package in October. Both versions of the package include money for state and local governments, enhanced unemployment benefits and a second round of...
    Leon Panetta, who served as Secretary of Defense and Director of the CIA for President Barack Obama, sounded the alarm about President Donald Trump’s administration’s refusal to cooperate with President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team. Panetta made the comments in a Saturday evening interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, who asked him, “How much damage potentially is being done to the transition by the president’s refusal to concede and allow the General Services Administration to allow the process to go forward?” “We have a president who has gone AWOL,” replied Panetta. “AWOL from the election and its results. AWOL from Covid-19 and the impact it’s having. AWOL from the transition, and very frankly, AWOL from the presidency. And that has created a dangerous moment here.” Panetta described the situation as serious, “not something to take lightly, particularly when it comes to national security.” He went on to describe the kinds of intelligence...
    VICTIMS of Jeffrey Epstein want Joe Biden to pursue Prince Andrew "aggressively" and force him to cooperate with the probe. The Duke of York, 60, has still not spoken to US authorities investigating the crimes of his former friend and paedophile Epstein. 6Lawyers for Epstein's victims hope Joe Biden will pursue Andrew for questioning. The Duke pictured walking with Epstein after the paedo's first convictionCredit: Jae Donnelly The royal is alleged to have slept with sex slave Virginia Roberts on three separate occasions - claims he strongly denies. Lawyer Lisa Bloom, who represents five of the millionaire's victims, said she hoped the President-elect and his VP, former prosecutor Kamala Harris would go after the prince. She told the Mirror: "I do have hope that the Biden-Harris administration will be more aggressive in standing with victims of sexual assault. "It is essential that Prince Andrew cooperate with authorities, as he said...
    Sen. Pat Toomey called on President Trump to start cooperating with President-elect Joe Biden's transition team, becoming one of the few sitting GOP lawmakers to do so. "We're on a path it looks likely Joe Biden is going to be the next president of the United States," Toomey, R-Pa., said during an interview with Pittsburgh's Action News 4. "It's not 100% certain but it is quite likely. So I think a transition process ought to begin."  Since Fox News and other media organizations projected that Biden would defeat the incumbent Trump in the presidential election, Trump has refused to concede. Instead, his campaign is pressing forward with a series of legal challenges against the voting results.  BIDEN TRANSITION TEAM NOT RULING OUT LEGAL ACTION IF TRUMP ADMIN DOESN'T COOPERATE So far, the president's GOP allies have stood by him. On Monday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the top Republican in Congress, said that Trump...
    Sen. Pat ToomeyPatrick (Pat) Joseph ToomeyAppeals court rules NSA's bulk phone data collection illegal Dunford withdraws from consideration to chair coronavirus oversight panel GOP senators push for quick, partial reopening of economy MORE (R-Pa.), a respected voice in the Senate GOP conference, said “it looks likely Joe BidenJoe BidenPence to attend Senate GOP lunch on Tuesday Biden transition team to mull legal action over agency's transition delays: reports Manchin shoots down chance that Senate Democrats nix filibuster, expand court MORE is going to be the next president” and that President TrumpDonald John TrumpPence to attend Senate GOP lunch on Tuesday Biden transition team to mull legal action over agency's transition delays: reports Trump campaign lawyers worry about pushing lawsuits that could undermine election: report MORE should allow the transition process to begin. So far the General Services Administration (GSA) is withholding a letter of “ascertainment” which would facilitate Biden’s transition to...
    President TrumpDonald John TrumpPence to attend Senate GOP lunch on Tuesday Biden transition team to mull legal action over agency's transition delays: reports Trump campaign lawyers worry about pushing lawsuits that could undermine election: report MORE’s administration has instructed senior agency officials to not cooperate with President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenPence to attend Senate GOP lunch on Tuesday Biden transition team to mull legal action over agency's transition delays: reports Manchin shoots down chance that Senate Democrats nix filibuster, expand court MORE’s transition team amid the Trump campaign’s legal challenge to election outcomes in multiple battleground states, The Washington Post reported Monday.  According to senior administration officials who spoke to the Post on the condition of anonymity because they are not authorized to speak publicly, agencies have instructed staff who had been preparing briefing books and office space for the Biden team to not give this access until the election result...
    The Biden team will consider taking legal action in transitioning from Trump’s administration as long as the president continues to refuse to cooperate after the election. A transition official told Fox News that several options are on the table to move forward with Biden’s transfer to power with Trump not living up to the law. The General Services Administration (GSA) has not yet made an ascertainment decision on Biden, withholding the green light to begin his transition. The delay is costing the Biden team access to more than $6 million in federal funding, security clearances and the ability to meet with other officials at intelligence agencies. Trump has challenged the result of the election amid allegations of voter fraud in swing states. LIVE UPDATES: MCCONNEL BACKS TRUMP LEGAL FIGHT IN ELECTION RESULTS The official said not recognizing Biden’s transition team also denies access to the State Department – which facilitates calls between...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – President-elect Joe Biden is signaling he plans to move quickly building out his government and he is going to start by naming former surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy, who grew up in Miami, as co-chair of a coronavirus working group to be announced on Monday. Murphy came to Miami when he was three years old and was valedictorian of Palmetto Senior High when he graduated in 1994. Biden also named former Food and Drug Administration commissioner, David Kessler, as co-chairs of group. Other members are expected to be announced Monday. Transition team officials say Biden this week will also launch his agency review teams. They’re the transition staffers with access to key agencies in the current administration to help smooth the transfer of power. MORE FROM CBSMIAMI.COM Eta Strengthens, Hurricane Watch In Effect For South Florida State Of Emergency Declared In Florida As Tropical Storm Eta Looms...
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on his country's neighbours to cooperate in achieving common interests, following U.S President Donald Trump's defeat in the presidential election. "Trump is gone, and we and our neighbours will stay. Betting on foreigners does not bring security, and disappoints. We extend our hands to our neighbours to cooperate in achieving the common interests of our peoples and countries. We call on everyone to embrace dialogue as the only way to end differences and tensions. Together to build a better future for our region," Zarif Tweeted in Arabic late on Sunday. (Reporting by Nayera Abdallah; writing by Samar Hassan; editing by Giles Elgood) Copyright 2020 Thomson Reuters. Tags: Iran, United Nations, funds, United States, United Arab Emirates, European Union, Middle East, international trade, Europe
    Former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign refuses to say whether the candidate will cooperate with an FBI criminal investigation into his son Hunter Biden. On Thursday, Sinclair investigative reporter James Rosen reported the FBI in 2019 opened a criminal investigation of Hunter Biden and his associates focused on money laundering that remains open and active. Breitbart News sent a query to the Biden campaign on Thursday but did not receive a response. The query asked: In light of Sinclair TV’s James Rosen’s reporting on Thursday evening that the FBI opened a criminal investigation in 2019 into “Hunter Biden and his associates” focused on allegations of money-laundering and that it remains open and active today, I would like to ask the following: 1) Do former VP Joe Biden, his son Hunter Biden, and brother James Biden intend to cooperate with the FBI investigation? 2) If elected president, will Joe Biden...
    TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors say they will cooperate fully with the NBA’s investigation into guard Terence Davis following his arrest in New York on charges including assault. The team made its first public comment on the case in a statement Friday. Davis faces several charges after police said he hit his girlfriend in the face during an argument at a Manhattan high-rise on Tuesday. According to a criminal complaint, the woman’s son was standing next to her when Davis hit her, causing the child to fall. “Incidents of this kind are addressed and managed by the league through the joint NBA-NBPA policy on domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse,” the Raptors said. “The Toronto Raptors take these issues very seriously, and we will fully cooperate and support the League in its investigation of this matter as we work to determine the appropriate next steps for our team.”...
    JAKARTA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday said Washington would find new ways to cooperate with Indonesia in the South China Sea and respected Jakarta's efforts to safeguard its own waters while rejecting China's "unlawful" claims in the area. Pompeo's visit to Indonesia comes amid a five-nation swing through Asia where he has sought to strengthen strategic and economic ties amid rising tensions between the U.S. and China. (Reporting by Tom Allard and Kate Lamb; Editing by Ed Davies) Copyright 2020 Thomson Reuters. Tags: United States, India, Vietnam, Indonesia
    For all their talk of “neutral platforms,” the Big Shots at Big Tech — Twitter, Facebook and Google — are running a protection racket. They figure they can dictate what Americans get to see and read, and what other media companies must do to reach the public via those platforms. It’s a clear threat to a healthy democracy — and Congress has noticed. On Wednesday, the Senate launched a hearing to investigate “Big Tech’s bad behavior.” Center-stage: Twitter’s strong-arm tactics to censor The Post ever since we began reporting on Hunter Biden’s e-mails. First, it froze our account and banned our stories; then, amid a public backlash, it agreed to unfreeze us — but only if we deleted our original tweets. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sounded like every mob enforcer and shakedown artist in history: Nice paper you got there, New York Post. Shame, should something happen to it. He...
    Fired Rochester police chief La'Ron Singletary is refusing to cooperate with the probe into the death of black man Daniel Prude, according to the lawyer leading the investigation.  Prude, 41, died back in March after cops placed a spit hood over his head and pressed his face into the ground for two minutes in Rochester, New York, while he appeared to be suffering a psychotic episode. Rochester police and city officials were accused of a cover-up after his death went under the radar until Prude's family released shocking bodycam video in September showing the arrest of the naked, distressed man. His cause of death was ruled a suffocation but no charges have been brought against any of the officers involved and an investigation is still ongoing.  Singletary was fired by Mayor Lovely Warren last month days after he and several senior members of the force stood down in their masses...
    A man wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the Covid-19 coronavirus walks along a pedestrian street in Shanghai on October 23, 2020.Hector Retamal | AFP | Getty Images SINGAPORE — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is right in characterizing China as a competitor rather than an adversary, a professor told CNBC this week. Anthony Arend of Georgetown University made these comments after both Biden and U.S. President Donald Trump's gave separate interviews on 60 Minutes by CBS News. Both men said they considered China a competitor, but Trump also said the Asian country is "a foe in many ways" and an "adversary," according to CBS. "I think Biden has it correct, it is much more of a competition rather than an adversarial relationship," Arend told CNBC's "Street Signs Asia" on Tuesday.We can't defeat China. We have to engage China. We have to criticize where necessary, but we...
    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Rochester’s former police chief is refusing to cooperate with a City Council probe of the response to Daniel Prude’s death, the lawyer leading the investigation said Monday. La’Ron Singletary was subpoenaed by the council earlier this month to provide documents and testimony related to the death of Prude, a Black man who died after police restrained him on the ground in March. Information about Prude’s death wasn’t disclosed publicly until early September, when Prude’s family released police body-worn camera video. Singletary, who was f ired by Mayor Lovely Warren amid protests over handling of the case by police and City Hall, claims he’s not bound by a subpoena since he’s no longer a city employee, attorney and lead investigator Andrew Celli Jr. Celli said. Singletary’s lawyer, Michael Tallon, said in a letter to Celli last week that records sought from Singletary will be preserved. He questioned...
    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Rochester’s former police chief is refusing to cooperate with a City Council probe of the response to Daniel Prude’s death, the lawyer leading the investigation said Monday. La’Ron Singletary was subpoenaed by the council earlier this month to provide documents and testimony related to the death of Prude, a Black man who died after police restrained him on the ground in March. Information about Prude’s death wasn’t disclosed publicly until early September, when Prude’s family released police body-worn camera video. Singletary, who was f ired by Mayor Lovely Warren amid protests over handling of the case by police and City Hall, claims he’s not bound by a subpoena since he’s no longer a city employee, attorney and lead investigator Andrew Celli Jr. Celli said. Singletary’s lawyer, Michael Tallon, said in a letter to Celli last week that records sought from Singletary will be preserved. He questioned...
    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Rochester’s former police chief is refusing to cooperate with a City Council probe of the response to Daniel Prude’s death, the lawyer leading the investigation said Monday. La’Ron Singletary was subpoenaed by the council earlier this month to provide documents and testimony related to the death of Prude, a Black man who died after police restrained him on the ground in March. Information about Prude’s death wasn’t disclosed publicly until early September, when Prude’s family released police body-worn camera video. Singletary, who was f ired by Mayor Lovely Warren amid protests over handling of the case by police and City Hall, claims he’s not bound by a subpoena since he’s no longer a city employee, attorney and lead investigator Andrew Celli Jr. Celli said. Singletary’s lawyer, Michael Tallon, said in a letter to Celli last week that records sought from Singletary will be preserved. He questioned...
    Two-and-a-half weeks before the election, top Trump administration officials in charge of immigration enforcement blasted Denver and other cities for their unwillingness to cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. "Sanctuary city policies shield violent criminals, criminal aliens, at the expense of American lives," Chad Wolf, acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, said at an October 16 press conference announcing results of a recent ICE enforcement operation that targeted jurisdictions covered by field offices in Denver (which oversees Colorado and Wyoming), Philadelphia, New York, Seattle, Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. The operation had been telegraphed by the Washington Post, which reported on September 29 that the Trump administration was preparing an "immigration enforcement blitz" that would start in California and then expand to other places, including Denver. Related Stories GEO Group Coerced Aurora ICE Detainees Into Cleaning Common Areas Aurora Immigration Court Shuts Down Hearings After Major COVID Outbreak Colorado...
    Governor Jared Polis issued a mandatory mask order for Colorado on July 16. That order was set to expire on October 12, but Polis just extended it for another thirty days, citing concerning figures about the spread of COVID-19 in the state. “This is the most worried I’ve been since mid-July,” the governor said at a press conference October 9. "We need to be better at wearing masks — not because I say to do it or because public-health officials say to do it," Polis explained. "It's because you care about your health and your family and your neighbors and your job. That's why we're doing it." Polis concluded with this: "Just wear a damn mask." These days, though, any discussion of masks quickly morphs from science into politics, as evidenced by the comments posted on the Westword Facebook story about Polis's extension of the mask order. Says Eron:...
    TOKYO (AP) — The foreign ministers of Japan and Mongolia agreed Friday to cooperate in promoting a “Free and Open Indo-Pacific,” a vision that Tokyo is pushing with the U.S. and other “like-minded” countries to counter China’s growing assertiveness in the region. Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi held talks in Ulaanbaatar on Friday with his Mongolian counterpart, Nyamtseren Enkhtaivan. Motegi’s visit came after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo canceled a trip to Mongolia because of President Donald Trump’s COVID-19 infection. Motegi, who agreed with counterparts from the U.S., Australia and India at “Quad” talks in Tokyo on Tuesday to seek more countries’ support for the FOIP concept of security and economic cooperation in ensuring open sea lanes to the Middle East. China claims most of the South China Sea. The Japanese and Mongolian ministers said at a news conference Friday that they pledged further cooperation in achieving the FOIP,...
    The Trump administration is planning to execute an Immigration and Customs Enforcement operation to target arrests in cities with “sanctuary” policies before the election in order to emphasize President Donald Trump’s law-and-order campaign rhetoric, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday. According to U.S. officials, the operation could start as early as this week and will soon expand to other cities, with Department of Homeland Security acting secretary Chad Wolf expected to visit at least one of the places to stress Trump’s contention that Democrat-run cities have failed to protect residents from violent criminals. Two officials described the opertion as geared towards the election, rather than a major new effort, as ICE already routinely arrests immigration violators with criminal records without much publicity. In response to questions from the Post about the operation, ICE spokesman Mike Alvarez on Tuesday said “We do not comment on any law enforcement sensitive issues that...
    The Care19 mobile app, which the governors of North Dakota and South Dakota have asked residents to download to assist in contact tracing during the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is seen on a phone, April 24, 2020.Dave Paresh | Reuters Despite "aggressive" efforts to ramp up contact tracing, health departments are struggling to get people to participate in outbreak investigations, according to a study published Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that focuses on two counties in North Carolina. Contact tracing is the process through which trained personnel contact those who have tested positive for the virus and identify who they might have exposed to the virus. Health officials then provide potentially infected people with information and encourage them to isolate in order to stop the spread of the virus. Along with social distancing and mask wearing, contact tracing is one of the only proven...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City A lavish backyard bash came to a violent end early on Monday morning when a man was fatally shot multiple times in the chest, police reported. Law enforcement sources said the gunfire erupted at about 1:22 a.m. on Sept. 21 during a party in the rear of 738 Wortman Ave. in East New York. Officers from the 75th Precinct, in responding to a 911 call about the shooting, spotted dozens of people running out of the yard. Several white tents enclosed the yard with rented tables and chairs and empty boxes and bottles of champagne visible from the street. Cops found the 27-year-old man with gunshot wounds to his abdomen. Paramedics rushed him to Brookdale Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police have withheld his identity, pending family notification. Police have...
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Film agencies in Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced an agreement Monday to collaborate on television production, the latest development to follow a U.S.-brokered deal between the countries to normalize relations. The Abu Dhabi Film Commission, an Emirati government agency, said it reached an understanding with the Israeli Film Fund and a Jerusalem film school seeking to strengthen commercial ties through training programs for film and television co-production and joint film festivals. As part of the agreement, Emirati students will be flown to Jerusalem to study at Israel’s Sam Spiegel Film and Television School. The film agencies hailed the agreement as a way to deepen “cultural understanding” between the countries. The United Arab Emirates, along with Bahrain, signed historic agreements to establish full diplomatic ties with Israel at a White House ceremony last week. The UAE’s move to take long-covert economic ties...
    Randy Andy is in a pressure cooker. Prince Andrew, 60, is feeling the heat again to cooperate with FBI after a private chef started spilling the beans about his late pedophile pal Jeffrey Epstein. Adam Perry Lang worked for the convicted pervert from 1999 to 2003, when Epstein took the Duke of York globetrotting on his private jet, The Mirror reported. Lang was on three flights with Epstein and Andrew — two in February 1999 and one in May 2000, the outlet reported, citing court documents. The chef, 52, offered to talk with FBI investigators after he received a plea from Virginia Guiffre, who has accused British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell of arranging for her to have sex with the disgraced royal when she was only 17. Andrew vehemently denies the allegations. Guiffre, now 36, wrote Lang: “Please don’t be an enabler. Be a hero to me,” The Mirror reported. Lang...
    Eric Trump will cooperate with New York state Attorney General Letitia James’ probe into possible financial misdeeds by the Trump Organization — but not until after the election, his lawyers said in a new court filing. “Counsel for Mr. Trump has made clear that he is willing to appear pursuant to the subpoena, and have also proposed four available dates after the presidential election,” wrote lawyers Amy Carlin and Alan Futerfas in the papers filed Thursday in Manhattan Supreme Court. The lawyers said Eric Trump had proposed several dates after the election for the under-oath grilling due to his “extreme travel schedule” and “to avoid the use of his deposition attendance for political purposes.” The AG has been in “weekly if not at times daily talks” for 18 months with the Trump Organization and its employees as part of an investigation into whether the president and his company exaggerated...
    Eric Trump will cooperate with the New York state Attorney General Letitia James’ probe into possible financial misdeeds by the Trump Organization — but not until after the election, his lawyers said in a new court filing. “Counsel for Mr. Trump has made clear that he is willing to appear pursuant to the subpoena, and have also proposed four available dates after the presidential election,” wrote lawyers Amy Carlin and Alan Futerfas in the papers filed Thursday in Manhattan Supreme Court. The lawyers said that Eric Trump had proposed several dates after the election for the under-oath grilling due to his “extreme travel schedule” and “to avoid the use of his deposition attendance for political purposes.” The AG has been in “weekly if not at times daily talks” for 18 months with the Trump Organization and its employees as part of an investigation into whether the president and his company...
    By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump administration national security adviser John Bolton will cooperate with any investigation related to the recent publication of his tell-all book, which the Justice Department has said contains classified information, his lawyer said Tuesday. The statement from Bolton's attorney, Charles Cooper, followed reports in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal that a federal grand jury had subpoenaed communications records from Simon & Schuster, which published Bolton's book, “The Room Where it Happened,” in June. The Associated Press could not immediately confirm those reports, and the Justice Department declined to comment. “We are aware of reports that grand jury subpoenas have been issued seeking information concerning the publication of Ambassador Bolton‘s recent book," Cooper said in a statement. "Ambassador Bolton emphatically rejects any claim that he acted improperly, let alone criminally, in connection with the publication of his book,...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump administration national security adviser John Bolton will cooperate with any investigation related to the recent publication of his tell-all book, which the Justice Department has said contains classified information, his lawyer said Tuesday. The statement from Bolton’s attorney, Charles Cooper, followed reports in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal that a federal grand jury had subpoenaed communications records from Simon & Schuster, which published Bolton’s book, “The Room Where it Happened,” in June. The Associated Press could not immediately confirm those reports, and the Justice Department declined to comment. “We are aware of reports that grand jury subpoenas have been issued seeking information concerning the publication of Ambassador Bolton‘s recent book,” Cooper said in a statement. “Ambassador Bolton emphatically rejects any claim that he acted improperly, let alone criminally, in connection with the publication of his book, and he will cooperate...
    Former White House national security adviser John Bolton is “aware” of reports that the Justice Department is reviewing whether he used classified information in his tell-all memoir from his experience within the Trump administration, his lawyer said. In a statement to Fox News Tuesday, Bolton’s attorney Charles J. Cooper said they are “aware of reports that grand jury subpoenas have been issued seeking information concerning the publication of Ambassador Bolton’s recent book.” TRUMP BLASTS BOLTON AS A 'WASHED UP CREEPSTER' AS BOOK HITS THE SHELVES, SAYS HE SHOULD BE 'IN JAIL' “Ambassador Bolton emphatically rejects any claim that he acted improperly, let alone criminally, in connection with the publication of his book, and will cooperate fully, as he has throughout, with any official inquiry into his conduct,” Cooper said. Cooper’s comment comes after The New York Times reported Tuesday that the Justice Department had opened a criminal inquiry into whether Bolton’s...
    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Almost three-fifths of people who respond to New Jersey's COVID-19 contact tracers are refusing to cooperate, Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy said Friday. Murphy called on people to cooperate with the state's roughly 1,800 contact tracers, whose ranks he built up with the aim of smothering any new outbreaks. He suggested people are worried that the tracers might pass information along to law enforcement, particularly for those associated with underage drinking parties. But he sought to allay those concerns. “It's not a witch hunt,” he said. Overall, 82% of people getting initial calls from tracers answer them. He said 59% refuse cooperation, which he called “bad news.” Despite that, he said 20 out of 21 counties have exceeded his goal of hiring 15 contact tracers per 100,000 people. There are 21 contact tracers per 100,000 people on average, he added. Murphy also reported 500 new positive cases...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Almost three-fifths of people who respond to New Jersey's COVID-19 contact tracers are refusing to cooperate, Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy said Friday.Murphy called on people to cooperate with the state's roughly 1,800 contact tracers, whose ranks he built up with the aim of smothering any new outbreaks.He suggested people are worried that the tracers might pass information along to law enforcement, particularly for those associated with underage drinking parties. But he sought to allay those concerns."It's not a witch hunt," he said.Overall, 82% of people getting initial calls from tracers answer them. He said 59% refuse cooperation, which he called "bad news."Despite that, he said 20 out of 21 counties have exceeded his goal of hiring 15 contact tracers per 100,000 people. There are 21 contact tracers per 100,000 people on average, he added. Murphy also reported 500 new positive cases overnight, putting the total at...
    SALT LAKE CITY — A police department vowed Tuesday to cooperate with multiple investigations of the shooting of a 13-year-old autistic boy by officers in the Salt Lake City area. The Salt Lake City Police Department said the officers were called to a home in Glendale, Utah, Friday night with a report of a boy who had threatened people with a weapon. The boy reportedly ran and was shot by an officer after being pursued by police. The Salt Lake City Police Department said in the statement Tuesday that each time there is a shooting incident involving an officer, “a protocol team made up of officers from multiple agencies with no ties to the Salt Lake City Police Department conducts an independent investigation. We are cooperating fully with the protocol team assigned to this case.” PORTLAND MAYOR TED WHEELER VIEWED NEGATIVELY BY TWO-THIRDS OF CITY’S VOTERS: REPORT The department added...
    White House chief of staff Mark MeadowsMark Randall MeadowsDiscord over state and local funds plagues coronavirus talks The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by National Industries for the Blind - VP nominee Harris, VP Pence crisscross Wisconsin today Juan Williams: Swamp creature at the White House MORE on Tuesday argued that a House investigation into Postmaster General Louis DeJoyLouis DeJoyTrump: DeJoy should be removed if it 'can be proven that he did something wrong' The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Trump's Labor Day news conference Schumer calls for investigation into reports of campaign finance improprieties by DeJoy's former company MORE is politically motivated, but signaled that DeJoy will cooperate with the probe nonetheless. "Never underestimate Congress’s ability to ratchet up an investigation 60 days out from a presidential election," Meadows told reporters at the White House. "The political rhetoric gets heated and accusations get thrown away, and then many times...
    Ray Fisher struck a hornet’s nest earlier in July when he claimed Justice League’s substitute director, Joss Whedon’s behaviour on set was abusive and toxic, adding that the filmmaker was supported by producers Geoff Johns and Jon Berg. A few days later, he also revealed why he can’t say much about it. Today, the studio, Warner Bros, issued a statement where they have said that the actor did not cooperate with the investigation. The studio had hired a third-party investigator, on the actor’s best to look into the matter, and allegedly, Fisher did not speak even once with the said investigator, despite multiple attempts. Ray Fisher Reveals Why He Can’t Divulge Any More Details About Joss Whedon’s ‘Abusive’ Behaviour on the Sets of Justice League. The statement from Warner comes after Fisher tweeted on Friday that: “After speaking out about Justice League, I received a phone call from the President...
    Goa-based hotelier Gaurav Arya, who has been formally summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with a money laundering case filed against Rhea Chakraborty, will “fully cooperate” with the probe, his lawyer said on Saturday. Speaking to reporters outside Arya’s resort in North Goa’s Anjuna beach village, Delhi-based lawyer Manu Sharma also said that Arya, whose WhatsApp chats with Rhea have gone viral, will be present at the ED office in Mumbai as directed through official summons. Sushant Singh Rajput Case: Rhea Chakraborty to be Protected by Mumbai Police Whenever She Commutes to DRDO Guest House, Decision Taken on CBI’s Request “He will be present at the Mumbai ED office to give his statement… We will cooperate fully,” Sharma said. The lawyer also refused to respond to allegations made against Arya and his reported links to Chakraborty, late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s former girlfriend. “I cannot share any response to...
    Briefly after requesting Mumbai Police for protection on Thursday, policemen were posted outside actor Rhea Chakraborty’s residence in the city. Late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s girlfriend Chakraborty on Thursday requested Mumbai Police to provide protection to her and her family as she feels that “there is a threat” to her and her family’s lives. Chakraborty posted a video of her father being mobbed by media persons in their building compound on Instagram and said the family needs to step out to cooperate with Enforcement Directorate (ED), Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and other authorities and the mob makes it difficult. Rhea Chakraborty Shares A Video Of Media Personnel Thronging Around Her Father, Actress Requests Mumbai Police To Provide Protection “This is inside my building compound, The man in this video is my father Indrajit Chakraborty. We have been trying to get out of our house to cooperate with ED,...
    State and local officials in the United States can strengthen economic ties that offset the worsening rivalry between Washington and Beijing, according to Chinese autocrat Xi Jinping. “We must actively cooperate with all countries, regions, and enterprises who are willing to cooperate with us, including states, localities, and enterprises in the United States,” Xi said, following an annual policy retreat. Those comments were released on the heels of President Trump’s statement Sunday that he might “decouple” the American economy from China if he is reelected and trade negotiations with Beijing proceed unsatisfactorily. The trade war represents one front in broadening competition with the rising communist power, but Chinese officials have touted economic ties with Western countries to offset American warnings that such relationships bring national security vulnerabilities. “Some American politicians claim falsely that the U.S. has been ripped off by China, and that China's development is a...
    Drew Angerer/Getty Images New York Attorney General Letitia James is seeking to compel testimony from Eric Trump in her office’s investigation of the Trump Organization. In a statement Monday afternoon, James said that the Trump Organization has “failed to fully comply with our subpoenas” and “stalled, withheld documents, and instructed witnesses, including Eric Trump, to refuse to answer questions under oath”: I took action to force the Trump Organization, and specifically EVP Eric Trump, to comply with my office’s ongoing investigation into its financial dealings. For months, the Trump Organization has failed to fully comply with our subpoenas in this investigation. — NY AG James (@NewYorkStateAG) August 24, 2020 We are seeking thousands of documents and testimony from multiple witnesses regarding several Trump Organization properties and transactions, including from Eric Trump, who was intimately involved in one or more transactions under review. — NY AG James (@NewYorkStateAG) August 24,...
    A groom in Texas suffered a gunshot wound to the chest after being shot by a guest at his own wedding.    Witnesses, including the bride, were refusing to cooperate with the Harris County Sheriff's Office as they attempted to track down a suspect and a motive for the shooting.  Deputies responded to gunshots on the 16800 block of Anna Green Street around 11.26pm Thursday but were initially unable to find the victim. He was located in a residence across the street with a gunshot wound in a critical condition and transported to Memorial Hermann hospital via helicopter.   A woman in a white dress was seen waiting on the street as the police investigated. A neighbor reported that the bride ran to look for the shooter after the groom was shot by a guest Deputies told Click2Houston that the groom was awaiting surgery but was now in a stable condition.  A...
    KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's government is ready to cooperate with the International Criminal Court (ICC) for those accused of war crimes to appear before the court, Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said on Saturday, a list that includes ousted President Omar al-Bashir. The country has also come a long way towards being removed from the U.S. state sponsors of terror list, Hamdok said in a televised address he gave on the anniversary of his ascent to office. (Reporting by Khalid Abdelaziz in Khartoum, Nadine Awadalla and Ahmed Tolba in Cairo; Editing by David Clarke) Copyright 2020 Thomson Reuters.
    TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says an increasing number of residents are refusing to cooperate with contact tracers in the fight against COVID-19. He said the state is not trying to engage in a witch hunt. In strong language, Murphy told people to pick up the phone. “More than half the people our contact tracers are getting in touch with are refusing to cooperate. This is highly disturbing, to say the very least,” Murphy said. “Again, I reiterate, our contact tracers only care about protecting public health.” The governor also said the state is making progress stockpiling PPE and ventilators so it can handle any surges.
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff HARRISBURG (KDKA) – The state’s auditor general says Brighton Rehab and Wellness Center’s then-managers refused to be audited last spring. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale advised the state Office of the Attorney General Friday that his department wasn’t able to begin an audit of Brighton last spring because the managers wouldn’t cooperate and refused to even schedule a first meeting. “My audit was planned to ensure that Medicaid patients receive the services for which the state is billed by direct care providers,” DePasquale said in a press release. “I’d still like to audit Brighton and I’m very disappointed that they did not comply, but my audit team will not undertake this review while a state investigation is ongoing.” Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced last week that Brighton Rehab and Wellness Center is part of a criminal investigation. According to data from the health...
    Israel signaled that it is willing to explore business opportunities with the United Arab Emirates following the normalization of relations established last week, including in the areas of commercial space and hi-tech, a report on Monday said. “The timelines are quite immediate,” Israel’s Minister for Science and Technology Izhar Shay said in an interview on Bloomberg TV. “We now want to leverage those existing relationships and take them to the next steps.” The two countries, which had quiet ties in place, are set to expand them after President Trump last week announced a peace agreement that would pave the way for full normalization of relations. The UAE joins Egypt and Jordan as the only Arab countries with diplomatic ties to Israel. Shay said Israel is “aware of a good number of potential investors” in high-tech, agro-tech and artificial intelligence. “We very much look forward to seeing involvement of Emirati investors...
    Michael Cohen claimed that President Donald Trump 'wouldn't mind' if he were 'dead,' adding that he received similar sentiments from hundreds of his supporters after he agreed to cooperate in the Mueller investigation. 'The President of the United States wanted me dead,' Cohen says in the foreword for his book, Disloyal.  The disgraced former lawyer shared that Trump talked like mob boss, 'using language carefully calibrated to convey his desires and demands, while at the same time employing deliberate indirection to insulate himself and avoid actually ordering a hit on his former personal attorney, confidant, consigliere, and, at least in my heart, adopted son.'  Michael Cohen released the foreword of his upcoming book 'Disloyal,' about his longtime friendship with Donald Trump where he claimed Trump wanted him 'dead.' He also said Trump's supporters sent him hundreds of threats when he agreed to cooperate in the Meuller investigation Cohen tells...
    Michael Cohen claimed that President Donald Trump 'wouldn't mind' if he were 'dead,' adding that he received similar sentiments from hundreds of his supporters after he agreed to cooperate in the Mueller investigation. 'The President of the United States wanted me dead,' Cohen says in the foreword for his book, Disloyal.  The disgraced former lawyer shared that Trump talked like mob boss, 'using language carefully calibrated to convey his desires and demands, while at the same time employing deliberate indirection to insulate himself and avoid actually ordering a hit on his former personal attorney, confidant, consigliere, and, at least in my heart, adopted son.'  Michael Cohen released the foreword of his upcoming book 'Disloyal,' about his longtime friendship with Donald Trump where he claimed Trump wanted him 'dead.' He also said Trump's supporters sent him hundreds of threats when he agreed to cooperate in the Meuller investigation Cohen tells...
    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey will continue its cross-border operations against Kurdish militants in northern Iraq if Baghdad continues to overlook the militants' presence in the region, the foreign ministry said on Thursday, urging Iraqi authorities to cooperate with Ankara. Turkey has regularly attacked Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK)militants, both in its mainly Kurdish southeast and in northern Iraq, where the group is based. In June, Ankara launched a new ground offensive, dubbed Operation Claw Tiger, that saw Turkish troops advance deeper into Iraq. On Tuesday, a Turkish air strike in northern Iraq killed two members of Iraq's border guard and their driver, Iraq's military said, calling the attack a "flagrant aggression". Iraq's foreign ministry then said Baghdad cancelled a visit by Turkey's defence minister to the country, and summoned the Turkish ambassador to inform him of "Iraq's confirmed rejection of his country's attacks and violations". In a statement early on Thursday,...
            by Scott McClallen  An Auditor General’s recently released report answered questions about a canceled no-bid contact-tracing contract tied to a Democratic political consultant, but the person “primarily in charge of contact tracing” refused to cooperate. Contact tracing is a method of gathering information to discover who might have been infected with COVID-19 by following an infected person’s interactions. For example, one event at an Ingham County bar resulted in 187 COVID-19 infections across the state. State Rep. Ann Bollin (R-Brighton Township) asked the Auditor General’s office to look into 20 questions regarding the $194,000 contract the state canceled the day after the agreement was announced between Great Lakes Community Engagement (GLCE) and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) in April. GLCE is run by Democratic consultant Michael Kolehouse. GLCE uses software designed by NGP Van, which describes itself as “the leading technology provider to Democratic...
    ALASKAN Bush People star Bear Brown’s lawyer has quit after the new dad “refused to cooperate” in his custody war with ex-fiancee Raiven Adams, The Sun can exclusively reveal.  Bear, 31, and Raiven, 23, have been in a nasty custody battle over their son River, 4 months, since his birth in March 2020.  9Bear Brown's attorney has quit in the star's custody battle with ex Raiven Adams Credit: Refer to Caption 9Bear and Raiven have been in a court war over their 4-month-old son RiverCredit: Refer to Caption Alaska court records reveal Bear’s lawyer filed to withdraw as counsel without consent.  During a court hearing on Wednesday, a judge granted the attorney’s request to withdraw and dismissed him from the case.  A source told The Sun Bear did not appear at the hearing.  Bear’s lawyer dropped him as a client because he “won’t cooperate,” the insider claimed.  9Bear's lawyer dropped...
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Wednesday Minsk would cooperate with Ukraine in the case of a group of suspected Russian mercenaries who were detained by security forces in Belarus last week, the Belta news agency reported. Ukraine is seeking the extradition of the men for their alleged role in fighting in eastern Ukraine. Russia denies the men are mercenaries and says they work for a private security firm. (Reporting by Andrei Makhovsky; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Jon Boyle) Copyright 2020 Thomson Reuters.
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