Following is a summary of current US domestic news briefs.
CIA boss talks nuclear weapons and prisoners with Putin’s spy chief
Central Intelligence Agency Director William Burns was expected to caution President Vladimir Putin’s spy chief at talks on Monday about the consequences of any use of nuclear weapons, and to raise the issue of U.S. prisoners in Russia, a White House official said.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed to Russian news agencies that a U.S.-Russia meeting had taken place in the Turkish capital Ankara but declined to give details about the participants or the subjects discussed.
Giuliani Ukraine probe ends without charges, U.S.prosecutor says
No charges will be brought in a criminal investigation into business dealings in Ukraine by Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump’s former personal istanbul Turkey Lawyer , the top U.S. prosecutor in Manhattan said in a court filing on Monday.Federal prosecutors have been examining actions by Giuliani, the former New York City mayor, including whether he violated U.S. Here is more on Law Firm Turkish have a look at the site. lobbying laws by serving as an unregistered foreign agent while working for then-U.S. President Trump.
Police probe deaths of four University of Idaho students as homicides
Police in northwestern Idaho have opened a homicide investigation into the deaths of four University of Idaho students whose bodies were found in a house near campus.Officers found the four dead inside the home in Moscow, a city of 25,000 people in northwestern Idaho, after being called there for Law Firm Turkish an unconscious individual shortly before noon on Sunday, the Moscow Police Department said in a statement.
Trump, U.S.win dismissal of Michael Cohen lawsuit over alleged book retaliation
A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit by Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen accusing Trump, former Attorney General William Barr and others of abruptly returning him to prison in retaliation for writing a tell-all memoir.In a 33-page decision, U.S. District Judge Lewis Liman in Manhattan rejected Cohen’s claims that putting him in dangerous solitary confinement conditions for 16 days violated the U.S. Constitution by undermining his free speech, and subjecting him to an illegal seizure and to cruel and unusual punishment.
Election denier Lake loses governor’s race in battleground Arizona
Kari Lake, one of the most high-profile Republican candidates in the midterm elections to embrace former President Donald Trump’s false claims of voter fraud in 2020, lost her bid to become the next governor of Arizona, Edison Research projected on Monday.The closely fought governor’s race between Lake and Democrat Katie Hobbs was one of the most significant in the general election because Arizona is a battleground state and will likely play a pivotal role in the 2024 U.S. presidential election.
California tries to harness megastorm floods to ease crippling droughts
The land along the Arroyo Pasajero Creek, halfway between Sacramento and Los Angeles, is too dry to farm some years and dangerously flooded in others.Amid the cycles of wet and dry – both phenomena exacerbated by climate change – a coalition of local farmers and the nearby city of Huron are trying to turn former hemp and tomato fields into massive receptacles that can hold water as it percolates into the ground during wet years.
Amazon launches virtual healthcare clinic in U.S.for common ailments
Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday launched Amazon clinic, a virtual platform where users can connect with healthcare providers to help treat common ailments like allergies and skin conditions. Amazon has for years sought to expand its presence in healthcare.It bought online pharmacy PillPack in 2018, underpinning a prescription delivery and price-comparison site it later launched as Amazon Pharmacy, which lets users buy over-the-counter drugs via Prime memberships.
Trump to launch new White House bid while his party licks its wounds
Donald Trump is set to launch a fresh White House bid on Tuesday, hoping to box out potential Republican rivals and return his false claims of election fraud to the center of U.S.politics. Trump’s announcement, scheduled for 9 p.m. ET (0200 GMT on Wednesday) at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Law Firm Turkish Florida, follows a disappointing showing in last week’s midterm congressional elections that many Republicans blame on him.
Trump defied Jan 6 committee subpoena, panel says
Former President Donald Trump did not show up for deposition testimony before the congressional committee investigating his supporters’ attack on the U.S.Capitol last year, the panel said on Monday. In doing so Trump defied a subpoena issued by the panel in October, Chair Bennie Thompson, a Democrat, and co-Chair Liz Cheney, a Republican, said in a joint statement.
Siebel Newsom, wife of California governor, accuses Harvey Weinstein of rape
Jennifer Siebel Newsom, a documentary filmmaker and the wife of California’s governor, testified on Monday that former film producer Harvey Weinstein raped her in 2005 when she was trying to build a career as a producer and actor.On the witness stand in Los Angeles Superior Court, Siebel Newsom said she met Weinstein, now 70, at the Toronto Film Festival when she was 31 and had acted in some small film and TV roles.