Cohen’s lawyer says he has information on Trump that would interest Mueller: A.M. News Links

August 22, 2018

Cohen’s lawyer says he has information on Trump that would interest Mueller: A.M. News Links

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Cohen’s attorney says he has information on Trump that would interest Mueller (CNN) 

‘It’s the only excuse they’ll need’: Legal blows fuel impeachment fears (Politico)

Ex-national security official: Cohen plea timing is a confluence of events ‘of historic proportions’ (CNBC)

‘Doesn’t involve me’: Trump tries to distance himself from Cohen, Manafort cases (Washington Post)

National news

2018 Primaries: Trump’s endorsement no help in Wyoming; Alaska races for governor, house set (Associated Press)

Rep. Duncan Hunter, wife indicted on corruption charges in California (Fox News)

EPA admits new emissions plan could lead to 1,400 premature deaths a year (CBS News)

U.S. senators quibble over Kavanaugh stance on abortion (Reuters)

Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s new reform bill would ban members of Congress from owning individual stocks (CNBC)

Senators, Trump officials clash over Russia sanctions (The Hill)

Russia’s political meddling efforts go beyond midterms, experts say (NBC News)

Pennsylvania priest now faces criminal charges, district attorney’s office says (CNN)

Chris Watts, accused of killing wife, children, hears charges against him (USA Today)

128 illegal immigrants found abandoned in Arizona, Border Patrol says (Fox News)

Man leads police to body, faces murder charge in Mollie Tibbetts case (CNN)

Hurricane Lane: Monster storm strengthens to Category 5, Hawaii County under hurricane warning (CBS News)

Toddlers survive for two days after car crash kills mother in Arkansas (USA Today)

Sixth-grader asked to leave private school over rule banning hair extensions, family says (ABC News)

World news

Pope to meet sexual abuse victims in Ireland as scandal jars Church (Reuters)

Russia plans largest war games since end of Soviet Union (CNN)

Nazi labor camp guard living in New York deported to Germany (CNN)

U.S. commander in South Korea says he supports plan to reduce DMZ outposts (Reuters)

Major 7.3-magnitude earthquake rocks Venezuela (NBC News)

Venezuelan streets quiet after currency devaluation (Reuters)

Iran inaugurates new, Iranian-made twin-seat fighter jet (Associated Press)

Kerala floods: A million in camps and thousands stranded (BBC)

Rockets disrupt Afghanistan president’s holiday speech in suspected Taliban attack (ABC News)

Indonesia jails woman for ‘insulting Islam’ over mosque ‘noise’ (Al Jazeera)

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