Month: November 2018

Israel, Palestinians jockey over Jerusalem in Trump era

JERUSALEM (AP) – President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has set off an increasingly visible battle in the city’s eastern sector – with an emboldened Israel seeking to cement its control over the contested area and Palesti…

Lawyers: Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen deserves no prison

NEW YORK (AP) – Lawyers for President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer say Michael Cohen deserves no prison time for crimes he committed in an abundance of enthusiasm for his ex-boss. The lawyers said in court papers filed in New York Friday that …

Former President George H.W. Bush dies at 94

Former President George W. Bush and his family described their patriarch “as a man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for.”

George H.W. Bush dies at 94

George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st U.S. president and the man at the center of one of America’s most important political dynasties, died Friday night. He was 94. Funeral arrangements will be made as soon as is “practical,” his office announced. He pa…

George H.W. Bush dies at 94. The 41st president of the United States helped guide the world out of a four-decade Cold War.

Bush was a steadfast force on the international stage for decades, from his stint as an envoy to Beijing to his eight years as vice president and his one term as commander in chief from 1989 to 1993. The last veteran of World War II to serve as president, Bush came to be seen as […]

Michael Cohen believed Trump would pardon him: report

President Trump’s longtime attorney and fixer Michael Cohen — now a key witness for special counsel Robert Mueller — believed the president would offer him a pardon in exchange for backing the president during interviews with federal prosec…