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Michael Avenatti arrested in Nike extortion scam
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:27:59 -0400
Attorney Michael Avenatti, who represented adult film star Stormy Daniels in her legal battles against U.S. President Donald Trump, was arrested on Monday and charged with extorting more than $20 million from Nike, federal prosecutors said.
Avenatti arrested on fraud, extortion charges
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:10:18 -0400
Attorney Michael Avenatti was arrested Monday and is facing federal charges in New York and LA of bank fraud, misappropriating client funds, and trying to extort millions of dollars from Nike, according to federal prosecutors. U.S. New York District Attorney Geoffrey Berman said Avenatti threaned Nike with "cut, after cut, after cut, after cut" if it did not make payments to Avenatti. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Trump goes on offense, cites 'treasonous' acts
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:42:38 -0400
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller acted honorably in conducting the Russia investigation but Trump complained about a "false narrative" and people who have done unspecified "treasonous" things. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Mozambicans wait for aid, 10 days after cyclone
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:33:02 -0400
Villages in central Mozambique are still waiting to receive aid, ten days after Cyclone Idai hit. 128,000 people are now living in makeshift camps, and health officials say the spread of diseases like cholera are inevitable. Gracie Jerome reports.
Release as 'much of report' as possible: Graham
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:02:00 -0400
Lindsey Graham, the Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says he hopes Attorney General William Barr will release as much of the Mueller report as possible. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Trump signs Golan Heights decree
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:01:39 -0400
President Donald Trump signed a decree on Monday at the start of a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saying the United States recognizes Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, territory that Israel seized from Syria in the 1967 Middle East war. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Mueller report 'complete, total exoneration': Sanders
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:51:32 -0400
White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders says the Mueller report makes it clear that 'there was no obstruction' by President Trump in the 2016 election. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Schiff should 'resign': Conway
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:51:11 -0400
White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway says U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff should resign over his collusion comments. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Second Parkland student dies from apparent suicide
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 09:51:59 -0400
A student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida has died in "an apparent suicide," police said on Sunday, less than a week after a 19-year-old survivor of the 2018 massacre at the school took her own life. Linda So reports.
The difficulty of an obstruction case against Trump
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 06:59:41 -0400
U.S. Attorney General William Barr's conclusion that President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice, revealed publicly on Sunday in a letter to lawmakers, reflects inherent difficulties in proving such an obstruction case, legal experts said.