Daily Archives: Tue, Jan 8th, 2019


Barack Obama gives baby New Year’s blessing

Former United States president Barack Obama hugged and kissed a 7-week-old baby while golfing in Hawaii on December 31. Chelcie Edwards, mother of baby girl Paisleigh, told Reuters that when she and her husband Joseph Edwards found out Obama was golfing where they were staying, she knew she had to try to get to meet…


A growing number of Americans blame Trump for shutdown: Reuters-Ipsos poll

By Chris Kahn NEW YORK (Reuters) – A growing proportion of Americans blame President Donald Trump for a partial government shutdown that will cut off paychecks to federal workers this week, though Republicans mostly support his refusal to approve a budget without taxpayer dollars for the U.S.-Mexico border wall, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released…


Russian lawyer at Trump Tower meeting charged for obstructing justice in unrelated money laundering case

(Reuters) – A Russian lawyer who attended a June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower under scrutiny in the U.S. special counsel’s Russia probe was charged with obstruction of justice in an unrelated money laundering case, the U.S. Attorney’s office in Manhattan said. According to an indictment unsealed on Tuesday, Nataliya Veselnitskaya was charged with obstructing…

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