Can Washington’s “Russia hands” help explain why the post-Cold War relationship has gone off the rails? By KEITH GESSENMAY 8, 2018 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story The strangest Russian political scandal so far this year — a year that hasn’t lacked for them — revolves around a Belarusian escort named Anastasia Vashukevich, who goes by the name Nastya Rybka. Rybka, whose pseudonym means “little fish,” is a prolific Instagrammer, a teacher of “sex workshops” and the author of a how-to book, “Who Wants to Seduce a Billionaire?” She became famous in Russia this year for having chronicled, on Instagram, her 2016 affair with one particular billionaire, Oleg Deripaska. A few weeks later, she caught the world’s attention after she was arrested in Thailand in the middle of a sex workshop and then claimed, from the back of a police van, that she possessed … [Read more...] about The Quiet Americans Behind the U.S.-Russia Imbroglio
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With Breanne Deppisch and Joanie Greve. THE BIG IDEA: Neither President Trump nor his lawyer wants to talk under oath. -- Michael Cohen — Trump’s longtime attorney and consigliere — told a federal judge in California last night that he will invoke his Fifth Amendment right not to incriminate himself in a civil case brought by adult entertainer Stormy Daniels. He made the declaration as part of a request to pause that lawsuit, citing an “ongoing criminal investigation by the FBI and U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.” -- Separately, Rudy Giuliani — who joined Trump’s legal team last week — met with special counsel Robert Mueller to reopen negotiations for a presidential interview. The former New York mayor, who has known Mueller for decades, “conveyed the ongoing resistance of Trump and his advisers to an interview with federal investigators, but did not rule out the possibility,” Robert Costa and Carol … [Read more...] about The Daily 202: Michael Cohen will take the Fifth. Trump has said innocent people don’t do that.
Four Star Films, Box Office Hits, Indies and Imports, Movies A - Z FOUR STAR FILMS Top rated movies and made-for-TV films airing the week of the week of March 25 - 31 On the Waterfront 1954 Saving Private Ryan 1998 The Dark Knight 2008 Almost Famous 2000 Stand by Me 1986 Terminator 2: Judgment Day 1991 Pulp Fiction 1994 Beauty and the Beast 1991 The Thing 1982 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 1962 Titanic 1997 Driving Miss Daisy 1989 Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981 Unforgiven 1992 Forrest Gump 1994 WALL-E 2008 Aliens 1986 Four Star Films, Box Office Hits, Indies and Imports, Movies A - Z BOX OFFICE HITS Movies that scored big at the box office, airing the week of the week of March 25 - 31 Cleopatra 1963 Mission: Impossible 1996 Philadelphia 1993 Scream 1996 Mission: Impossible 2 2000 Boyz N the Hood 1991 The Fugitive 1993 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 2011 … [Read more...] about Feature and TV films
The top Republican presidential candidates faced off on foreign policy and domestic issues in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 15, 2015. CNN hosted the debate. WOLF BLITZER, MODERATOR: Welcome to the CNN-Facebook Republican presidential debate here at the Venetian Las Vegas. We have a very enthusiastic audience. Everyone is here. They're looking forward to a serious and spirited discussion about the security of this nation. I'm Wolf Blitzer, your moderator tonight. This debate is airing on CNN networks here in the United States and around the world, and on the Salem Radio Network. The nine leading candidates, they are here. Let's welcome them right now. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky. (APPLAUSE) New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. (APPLAUSE) Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. (APPLAUSE) Senator Ted Cruz of Texas. (APPLAUSE) Businessman and real estate developer Donald Trump. (APPLAUSE) Retired neurosurgeon, Dr. Ben Carson. (APPLAUSE) Senator Marco Rubio of Florida. (APPLAUSE) Former … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Transcript: Fifth Republican top-tier debate 2015
JOHN DICKERSON, CBS HOST: Today on FACE THE NATION: The 45th president takes office, but events from the last 48 hours show a very divided America. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) DONALD TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: So help me God. (END VIDEO CLIP) DICKERSON: Friday’s inaugural festivities followed the traditional pomp and pageantry. But along with the cheers and change came chaos and confrontation, as the new president delivered a blunt condemnation of politicians of both parties gathered to celebrate his inauguration and gave a bleak assessment of America. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) TRUMP: This American carnage stops right here and stops right now. (END VIDEO CLIP) DICKERSON: It is a new tone for a new president, and a new era for Washington. On day one, President Trump visited the Central Intelligence Agency to mend fences. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) TRUMP: I love you. I respect you. There is nobody I respect more. (END VIDEO CLIP) DICKERSON: But outside the White House, and around … [Read more...] about Face the Nation transcript January 22, 2017: Conway, Graham, Sanders