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Reporter who interviewed Stormy Daniels speaks

Jordi Lippe-McGraw, who interviewed Stormy Daniels for InTouch magazine in 2011, tells CNN's Brooke Baldwin what she learned from her conversations with the former porn star about her alleged affair with Donald Trump. [Source]

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Polygraph: Stormy Daniels was being truthful

Stormy Daniels was "truthful about having unprotected vaginal intercourse with Donald Trump in July 2006," according to a polygraph test report from 2011.

Stormy Daniels' friend: She fears for life

Stormy Daniels' friend Alana Evans says both she and Daniels have received threats from people formerly in the adult film industry.

United States Politics and Government

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Trump attorney taunts Stormy Daniels

Michael Cohen, a longtime attorney and confidant of President Donald Trump, joked about the ongoing litigation he and the President have with Stormy Daniels, suggesting he might use winnings from the case to take a long trip.


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Opinion: Trouble for Trump if Mueller meets Stormy

Stormy Daniels' attorney, Michael Avenatti, has a talent for stirring the publicity pot relating to his controversial porn star client. He dropped his latest morsels Friday during a drive-by of CNN and MSNBC's morning shows. In an interview with Chris Cuomo of CNN's "New Day," he said six additional women had come forward alleging sexual relationships with President Donald Trump and that his office was in the "early stages of vetting those stories." Avenatti also claimed two of the women have nondisclosure agreements.

Trump attorney joins Stormy Daniels lawsuit

Attorneys defending President Donald Trump and the company of his personal legal counsel, Michael Cohen, have filed to move the lawsuit against their clients by porn star Stormy Daniels to federal court and are claiming she could owe as much as $20 million for violating a nondisclosure agreement.


Trump lawyer seeks $20 million damages from Stormy Daniels: filing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A law firm representing U.S. President Donald Trump and the corporation that paid porn actress Stormy Daniels $130,000 in what she called hush money over an alleged affair with Trump said in a court filing that it was seeking at least $20 million in damages for multiple violations of a nondisclosure agreement.

Suits and Litigation (Civil)

Trump’s Lawyers Claim Stormy Daniels Violated Confidentiality Agreement at Least 20 Times

In a court filing, the president weighs in for the first time directly on a case in which a porn actress was paid $130,000 to stay silent about an affair she claims she had with him.

How Melania is handling Daniels news

CNN's Randi Kaye takes a look at how first lady Melania Trump keeps a low profile after porn star Stomy Daniels' claims of an alleged sexual encounter with President Trump.

Stormy Daniels' lawyer says some alleged incidents took place during Trump presidency

The lawyer representing the adult film star Stormy Daniels alleges that some of the accusations she's making against President Donald Trump occurred while Trump was in office.

Panelists erupt over Trump-Stormy Daniels saga

Trump Advisory Board member Paris Dennard and Republican strategist Rick Wilson clash while discussing Stormy Daniels and President Trump.


Porn actress Stormy Daniels physically threatened over Trump: lawyer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The adult film actress known as Stormy Daniels was physically threatened and warned to remain silent about her relationship with President Donald Trump, her lawyer told MSNBC and CNN on Friday.

The President's personal lawyer and the White House deny allegations of an affair between Daniels and Trump

The lawyer representing Stormy Daniels, the porn star suing President Donald Trump, claimed Friday that she has faced physical threats.

Kimmel, Jimmy

Best of Late Night: Jimmy Kimmel Pitches for Stormy Daniels’s Legal Fund

Kimmel said, “Now you can give money to a porn star — just like the president of the United States.”

Stormy Daniels' lawyer alleges there are 6 more women with similar stories

The lawyer representing the porn star Stormy Daniels says six additional women have come forward with similar experiences to that of his client as of Thursday evening -- some who he says also claim to have nondisclosure agreements.


Stormy Daniels Interview to Air on ‘60 Minutes’ This Month

Last week, Anderson Cooper interviewed Stephanie Clifford, who said she had an affair with Donald J. Trump.

Analysis: There's a lot of smoke around Trump on the Stormy Daniels story

The legal and political storm around Stormy Daniels -- and her allegations that she had an extramarital affair with President Donald Trump in the mid-2000s -- just keeps growing.

Daniels' lawyer says other women are considering legal cases against Trump

The lawyer representing Stormy Daniels says that, on the heels of her lawsuit against Donald Trump, several other women are now exploring the possibility of legal action against the President.

Stormy Daniels crowdfunding her legal fees in suit against Trump

The porn star suing President Donald Trump is using a crowdfunding effort to cover her legal fees and other related expenses.

Trump would call Daniels 'all the time' during affair, her friend says

Keith Munyan, a close personal friend of Stormy Daniels, confirmed to CNN he listened in on several private phone conversations between the porn actress and the man who would become president.

Lawyer says Trump Organization wanted a muzzle on Daniels

The attorney representing porn star Stormy Daniels, Michael Avenatti, says it's clear the Trump Organization is linked to the arbitration agreement with his client and wanted to put a "muzzle" on her.

Friend: Trump called Daniels all the time

Keith Munyan, a close personal friend of Stormy Daniels, confirmed to CNN he listened in on several private phone conversations between the porn actress and Donald Trump, noting that Trump "would call all the time." CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

Hearing set in Stormy Daniels' lawsuit against Trump

A hearing date has been set for the lawsuit adult film actress Stormy Daniels filed against President Donald Trump and his lawyer Michael Cohen's company to dissolve their non-disclosure agreement.


Crimes committed in Mexico in name of security, actor tells U.N

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Stormy Daniels discussed alleged affair with Trump on 2007 radio show, host says

Stephanie Clifford, the porn star known as Stormy Daniels, discussed her alleged affair with Donald Trump during a May 2007 radio appearance, a well-known Florida radio personality told his listeners Friday.

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Trump asking for advice on Stormy Daniels situation

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Colbert, Stephen

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Asks Why Trump Is Scared of Stormy Daniels

The former pornographic film actress was recently interviewed by “60 Minutes,” and Colbert was eager to offer his take on the controversy.


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UKAD tells athletes not to refuse tests over discontinued kits

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Stormy Daniels, Goldman Sachs, Betsy DeVos: Your Monday Evening Briefing

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Stormy Daniels Offers to Return Payment to End Deal for Her Silence

An adult film star who says she had an affair with President Trump will return $130,000 she got from Mr. Trump’s personal lawyer if doing so means she can speak freely, her lawyer said in a letter.


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Stormy Daniels says Trump scandal has been good for business

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Stormy Daniels: Controversy is overshadowing my films

Porn star Stormy Daniels spoke to CNN's Nick Valencia about how the controversy surrounding her alleged affair with President Trump is affecting her work.

Cohen: I used home equity line to pay Daniels

President Donald Trump's personal lawyer used funds from his own home equity line to make a $130,000 payment to porn star Stormy Daniels on Trump's behalf, he told CNN.

Florida lawmaker tells teens that 'adults make the laws'

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Cohen used Trump Org. email in Stormy Daniels deal

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Sanders: Nothing else to add about Stormy Daniels

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders made clear Friday she has nothing else to say about the alleged affair between President Donald Trump and porn actress Stormy Daniels.

Law firm handling Stormy Daniels case for Cohen also did legal work with Trump campaign

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Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates

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Former Trump lawyer: Stormy Daniels will lose

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The actress’s case, seeking to break an agreement to keep silent about an alleged affair with the president, could lead to his having to testify in a deposition.


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Woman named in Stormy Daniels' document accused Trump of unwanted advances

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Teacher tells class not to date African-Americans because they aren't worth it

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Stormy Daniels could back Trump into a corner

Analysis: Yes, Stormy Daniels is a real issue

Two questions here, as the Stormy Daniels story swirls into another news cycle: Does the President's personal life, much less this one's, really matter? And what would've happened on Election Day in 2016 if voters knew then what they might soon find out directly from Daniels?

Analysis: It's 'likely' Stormy Daniels will get to tell her Donald Trump story

On Tuesday, porn star Stormy Daniels sued President Donald Trump and his attorney Michael Cohen. At issue was the non-disclosure agreement Daniels and Cohen had signed just before the 2016 election -- a move aimed at ensuring her silence about an alleged affair with Trump in 2006. Daniels is claiming that because Trump himself never signed the hush agreement, it is null and void -- and that she is free to tell the story of her alleged relationship with the now-president of the United States.

Reporter who interviewed Stormy Daniels speaks

Jordi Lippe-McGraw, who interviewed Stormy Daniels for InTouch magazine in 2011, tells CNN's Brooke Baldwin what she learned from her conversations with the former porn star about her alleged affair with Donald Trump.


Former Trump aide interviewed by House committee over Russia

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Trump upset with Sarah Sanders over Daniels response

President Donald Trump is upset with White House press secretary Sarah Sanders over her responses Wednesday regarding his alleged affair with porn star Stormy Daniels, a source close to the White House tells CNN.


White House says Trump won arbitration order against Stormy Daniels

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has won an arbitration proceeding against adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, his spokeswoman said on Wednesday, a day after Daniels sued Trump for the right to speak about the "intimate relationship" she claims they had.

Stormy Daniels' attorney claims Trump's lawyer pressured her today

The attorney representing the porn star who is suing President Donald Trump says the President's personal lawyer had a restraining order issued against her and continues to pressure her to keep her silent.

Analysis: Why Sarah Sanders' non-answer on Stormy Daniels matters

Sarah Sanders was asked a simple question by CNN's Jeff Zeleny on Wednesday afternoon: Did President Donald Trump know that his personal lawyer made a $130,000 payment to silence a porn star alleging that she had engaged in an extramarital affair with Trump?


Trump won Stormy Daniels legal case in arbitration: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has already won a legal case against adult-film actress Stormy Daniels in arbitration, his spokeswoman said on Wednesday, a day after Daniels sued seeking to invalidate a "hush agreement" she signed with Trump's lawyer.

Presidential Election of 2016

Trump Lawyer Obtained Restraining Order to Silence Stormy Daniels

The order was obtained last week to keep the porn star quiet about her alleged affair with Mr. Trump.

Opinion: Stormy Daniels deserves fairer treatment

The real story here is not the allegations that the President slept with a porn star just after his wife gave birth to their son, it's that his lawyer and others are attempting to shut up a business woman canny enough to leverage her position --and trash her when she refuses to stay quiet, writes Jill Filipovic.

Analysis: 8 'wow' moments in Stormy Daniels' lawsuit

Late Tuesday night, porn star Stormy Daniels (aka Stephanie Clifford) sued President Donald Trump in California court -- alleging that he never actually signed a "hush agreement" over an alleged sexual relationship between the two, making the agreement null and void.

Stormy Daniels' lawyer speaks about payoff

During an interview on NBC's "Today," Stormy Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti confirms President Trump knew about his attorney's payout to the porn star.

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Stormy Daniels sues Trump over 'hush agreement'

(Reuters) - Adult-film actress Stormy Daniels sued President Donald Trump on Tuesday, alleging he never signed a nondisclosure agreement to keep her quiet about an "intimate" relationship between them.

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Stormy Daniels Files Suit, Claiming Trump Never Signed ‘Hush Agreement’

The lawsuit alleges that Mr. Trump purposely did not sign the agreement so he could later disavow any knowledge of it, if necessary.

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Former Trump aide Sam Nunberg tells CNN he won't comply with a Mueller subpoena in the Russia investigation

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Collapse of Iran nuclear deal would be 'great loss', IAEA tells Trump

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Amazon has French grocery market in its sights, French boss tells paper

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Russia tells EU gas supplies via Ukraine under no immediate threat

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Putin tells U.S. to send evidence of vote meddling

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Philippines' Duterte tells police, soldiers not to cooperate in any drug war probe

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In Vatican Magazine Exposé, Nuns Reveal Their Economic Exploitation

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VW tells court it did not break rules over dieselgate disclosure

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South Korea's Moon tells Trump of plan to send envoy to North Korea

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U.S. envoy tells Guatemala president: We back U.N. graft body, chief

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Trump tells senators, 'You're afraid of the NRA'

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Comcast informally tells Brussels of intention to bid for Sky

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Hope Hicks Acknowledges She Sometimes Tells White Lies for Trump

Ms. Hicks, the White House communications director, told lawmakers investigating Russia’s election interference that she has not lied about matters relevant to their inquiry.


'Don't worry about the NRA,' Trump tells U.S. governors

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump plans to discuss gun legislation with lawmakers this week, the White House said Monday, and he told governors not to worry about the National Rifle Association as they mull responses to the massacre of 17 people at a Florida high school.

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Erdogan Tells a Weeping Girl, 6, She’d Receive Honors if Martyred

With Turkish armed forces engaged in a difficult battle in Syria, the president tried at a rally to bolster confidence.

Parkland survivor tells FLOTUS: To combat cyberbullying, start with Trump Jr.

A Parkland school shooting survivor is calling for Melania Trump to fulfill her pledge to combat cyberbullying -- starting with her own family.

We're going to get the wall, Trump tells conservatives

President Donald Trump stood by his signature campaign pledge of building a campaign wall along the US border with Mexico, telling conservative activists Friday he'll get it built despite Democratic opposition in Congress.


Exclusive: U.S. tells India to cut tariffs as trade friction heats up

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. businesses and diplomats are pressing India to cut tariffs, industry and government sources say, after New Delhi's move to increase customs duties on dozens of products to help its flagship Make-in-India drive aggravated differences over trade.

White House spokesman: I haven't asked Trump about Stormy Daniels payment

White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah says he has not asked the President about Trump lawyer Michael Cohen's payment of $130,000 to pornographic actress Stormy Daniels leading up to the 2016 election.

'My daughter... was shot in the back,' dad tells Rubio

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The Point: What Trump's quote on Billy Graham tells you about Trump

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'I will not shut up,' Haley tells Palestinian negotiator

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Relax and invest, Saudi prince tells investors after corruption crackdown

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Film at Berlin festival shows 2011 massacre on Norwegian island

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Oxfam releases internal 2011 report into Haiti prostitution claims

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Student journalist interviewed classmates as shooter walked halls

David Hogg found himself living a nightmare on Wednesday, hiding in a closet with classmates as a crazed gunman roamed the campus of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, unleashing a torrent of bullets on students and teachers.


Post-Brexit security deal must transcend ideology, May tells EU

MUNICH (Reuters) - Britain and the EU should sign a new security treaty and must not let ideological differences block co-operation in that sector after Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Saturday.

Big business tells Trump that tariffs could backfire


Berlin festival movie tells true story of Cold War rebels with a cause

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EU tells Facebook, Google and Twitter to do more for users

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe's justice commissioner told Facebook , Twitter and Google on Thursday to do more to bring their user terms in line with EU law, ramping up pressure on the tech giants after their efforts were deemed too little.

19-year-old suspected of gunning down 17 people at a Florida high school was armed with an AR-15 style rifle and multiple magazines, sheriff says

Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old man suspected of gunning down at least 17 people Wednesday at a Parkland, Florida, high school, had once been expelled from the school for disciplinary reasons, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said.

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Stormy Daniels' manager says the porn star is going to tell her story

A manager for the porn star who was reportedly paid $130,000 by President Donald Trump's personal lawyer claims the agreement between the two is no longer valid, the Associated Press reported Wednesday.


U.S. tells NATO allies spending plans still falling short

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's defense secretary told European allies on Wednesday to step up efforts to increase military budgets and warned that troop contributions to missions did not exempt them from broader spending goals, officials said.


UK tells charities: no more cash if you don't come clean on abuse

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will stop funding overseas aid agencies if they fail to learn the lessons from Oxfam's sex abuse scandal, and the government will discuss possible prosecutions with law enforcement, the British development minister said on Wednesday.

The President's personal lawyer says he paid $130,000 to Stormy Daniels, who allegedly had a sexual encounter with Trump in 2006

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Trump’s Longtime Lawyer Says He Paid Stormy Daniels Out of His Own Pocket

Michael D. Cohen, who worked as a counsel to the Trump Organization for more than a decade, said he was not reimbursed for the 2016 payment.

What Stormy Daniels told Jimmy Kimmel

Stormy Daniels makes an appearance on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" following Donald Trump's State of the Union address.

School tells girls they can't say no if a boy asks them to dance

Sometimes the best of intentions have unintended consequences.


Give us the options, energy debate commission tells French government

PARIS (Reuters) - The French government should await the findings of a public debate before it drafts how it will meet its goal of reducing the share of nuclear energy in power generation, the commission tasked with organising the forum said on Tuesday.


Erdogan tells Cyprus not to test Turkey over gas standoff

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned Cyprus not to "overstep the mark" in the eastern Mediterranean, after Greek Cypriots accused the Turkish military of obstructing a vessel exploring for natural gas over the weekend.

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A.N.C. Tells Jacob Zuma to Step Down as South Africa President

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Trump tells Putin more steps needed to scrap North Korea nuclear program

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EU's Tusk speaks to Cyprus leader, tells Turkey to avoid threats

BRUSSELS, Feb 12 (Reuters) - European Council head Donald Tusk told Turkey on Monday "to avoid threats or actions against any EU member and instead commit to good neighbourly relations, peaceful dispute settlement and respect for territorial sovereignty".


British watchdog tells algorithmic traders to tighten controls

LONDON (Reuters) - Some firms using computers to trade at ultra-fast speeds are not applying safeguards required to avert market meltdowns, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Monday.


British watchdog tells computer traders to tighten controls

LONDON (Reuters) - Some firms using computers to trade at ultra-fast speeds are not applying safeguards required to avert market meltdowns, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority said on Monday.

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New York Today: New York Today: Dog Concierge Tells All

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China's top diplomat tells Trump hopes to increase coordination on North Korea

BEIJING (Reuters) - China hopes both it and the United States can increase their coordination on the North Korea issue, China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi told U.S. President Donald Trump during a meeting in Washington, China's Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.

Source: Kelly tells aides it was he who secured Porter's resignation

White House chief of staff John Kelly, who has come under fire for his handling of domestic abuse allegations leveled against the White House staff secretary Rob Porter, told aides on Friday that he was responsible for securing Porter's resignation after the allegations became public.


Shoot me, don't jail me, Philippines' Duterte tells Hague court prosecutor

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday told the International Criminal Court (ICC) to go ahead and investigate him for crimes against humanity, and said he would prefer to face a firing squad than be jailed.


Trump tells Israel peace means compromise; U.S. envoy under fire

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told Israel on Friday that it too would need to make "significant compromises" for peace with the Palestinians, even as they accused one of his Middle East envoys of bogging down diplomacy with what they see as pro-Israel bias.


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Books and Literature

Nonfiction: A Recovering Sex and Porn Addict Tells All

Erica Garza’s debut memoir, “Getting Off,” reveals a path to rehabilitation that is equal parts sordid and inspiring.


Tokyo court orders Tepco to pay $10 million in damages over 2011 disaster: media

TOKYO (Reuters) - A Tokyo court on Wednesday ordered Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) to pay around 1.1 billion yen ($10 million) to a group of Fukushima residents, local media reported, nearly seven years after the company's reactor meltdowns in northeastern Japan.


Myanmar policeman who arrested Reuters reporters tells court he burned his notes

YANGON (Reuters) - A Myanmar police officer who was part of the team that arrested two Reuters journalists in December told a court on Tuesday that he had burned the notes he made at the time, but gave no reason why he had done so.


South Korea spy agency tells lawmakers North Korean hackers possibly behind Coincheck heist: source

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's national spy agency told a parliamentary committee it was possible North Korean hackers broke into a cryptocurrency exchange in Japan to steal $520 million worth of digital coins, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.


Waymo lawyer tells U.S. jury Uber 'cheating' on autonomous car secrets

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber was so driven to "win at all costs" in the race to develop self-driving vehicles that it cheated, a Waymo lawyer told a jury on Monday, the opening salvo in a trade-secrets lawsuit between the two technology companies that could help determine who emerges in the forefront of the autonomous car business.


EU's chief negotiator tells Britain: Time has come to make a Brexit choice

LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier told Britain on Monday that the time had come for Britain to make a choice on what sort of relationship it wanted with the bloc after Brexit.

United States Politics and Government

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Stormy Daniels Presidency

“Are you better off than you were before?” is a reasonable standard. But it has never been the leverage for allowing a democracy to collapse.


Modern Love: When Your Body Tells You What Your Brain Won’t

A woman who had collected stories of others’ marriages and infidelities for years learns a powerful lesson that research alone could never teach.

Stormy Daniels skips 'The View' interview

After porn star Stormy Daniels sat down with Jimmy Kimmel, she canceled a scheduled appearance on 'The View' and says she is not giving any more interviews. CNN's Sara Sidner has the latest.

Michelle Obama tells Ellen to 'forget what they're saying in Washington'

Former first lady Michelle Obama offered a passionate appeal for empathy during her first televised interview since leaving the White House a year ago.

Stormy Daniels' signatures under scrutiny

Discrepancies between the signatures on two letters purportedly signed by Stormy Daniels are raising questions. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

Analysis: That Stormy Daniels interview was weird

Porn star Stormy Daniels sat down with Jimmy Kimmel Tuesday night to talk about -- or, more accurately, dance around -- why President Donald Trump's personal lawyer may have directed a $130,000 payment to her just before the 2016 election.

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Best of Late Night: Stormy Daniels Deflects Jimmy Kimmel’s Questions on Rumored Trump Affair

The former pornographic-film actress strongly implied that she had not written a denial letter refuting allegations of an affair with President Trump.

"The Believers Are But Brothers" (Play)

What Radicalizes Young Men? This Show Tells You via WhatsApp

“The Believers Are But Brothers” invites a theater audience to join a messaging group to explore themes of religious radicalism and masculinity.


Diplomat tells Germany: Raise military spending, don't be a freeloader

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany must increase its military spending and take a more active role in conflicts to avoid being seen as one of the world's biggest freeloaders, an influential diplomat said on Wednesday.


China's HNA Group tells creditors it may face at least $2.4 bln liquidty shortage in Q1 -Bloomberg

BEIJING, Jan 30 (Reuters) - China's HNA Group has told creditors it may face at least a 15 billion yuan ($2.4 billion) liquidity shortage in the first quarter, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday citing unnamed sources.


Japan's Aso tells cryptocurrency exchanges to strengthen controls after $530 million theft

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday that management systems at cryptocurrency exchanges needed to be strengthened after hackers stole $530 million of digital money from Tokyo-based Coincheck.


U.S. Army leader tells Germany: Meet NATO spending goal or weaken NATO

BERLIN (Reuters) - Failure by the next German government to fulfill a pledge to boost military spending to two percent of its economic output will weaken the NATO alliance, a senior U.S. military official said on Monday.


Bolivia Tells President His Time Is Up. He Isn’t Listening.

Voters told President Evo Morales in a referendum it was time to retire. But he intends to run again, part of a tilt toward authoritarian tendencies among both the left and right in Latin America.

#MeToo had to happen, Jay-Z tells Van Jones

Hip-hop star Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter said Saturday that the #MeToo movement "had to happen for the world to purge itself."


U.S. tells Turkey it will end weapons support for Syrian Kurdish YPG: Anadolu

ANKARA (Reuters) - The United States has told Turkey it will not provide any more weapons to the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, Turkish state media said on Saturday, as Turkey's offensive by against the U.S.-backed YPG in Syria entered its eighth day.


Mueller team interviewed Facebook staff in Russia probe: Wired

(Reuters) - Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his office have interviewed at least one member of a Facebook team that was associated with Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, Wired magazine reported on its website on Friday.


REFILE-An aspirin a day, as Trump tells European corporate bosses at Davos

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 26 (Reuters) - European corporate bosses outdid each other in bragging about their U.S. businesses to President Donald Trump at a dinner late on Thursday, who responded by saying he likes German elevators and takes an aspirin a day.


Trump tells Russian news agency he hopes for dialogue with Moscow: TASS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he hoped for dialogue with Moscow, Russia's TASS news agency cited him as saying.


Duterte tells Suu Kyi rights activists are 'just a noisy bunch'

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, heavily criticized abroad for failing to stand up for largely stateless Rohingya Muslims, that she shouldn't bother about rights activists as they are "just a noisy bunch".

Stormy Daniels' friend speaks out about Trump

CNN's Sara Sidner speaks to Stormy Daniels' friend about the allegations President Trump had a sexual encounter with the porn star.


Brazil defense minister tells Saab no control change for Embraer

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian Defense Minister Raul Jungmann told Saab Chief Executive Officer Hakan Buskhe that the transfer of control of Embraer to Boeing is off the table, the defense ministry said in a statement on Thursday.


Facebook tells Congress: Kaspersky cut from anti-virus choices for users

WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Facebook last year removed Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab from its list of anti-virus offerings to users who go to the social media site from a computer that may be infected with malicious code, the company told Congress on Thursday.


No President Oprah: celeb tells magazine not interested

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Media mogul Oprah Winfrey ended her brief flirtation with a run for the U.S. presidency in 2020, telling InStyle magazine in an interview published Thursday that she was not interested.


Trump says willing to be interviewed by Mueller under oath

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would be willing to be interviewed under oath by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.


'I've signed your death warrant,' judge tells abusive ex-USA Gymnastics doctor

LANSING, Mich. (Reuters) - As his victims wept in a Michigan courtroom on Wednesday, disgraced long-time USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison for abusing young female gymnasts who were entrusted to his care.


CIA director interviewed in special counsel's Russia probe: NBC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - CIA Director Mike Pompeo has been questioned by the special counsel's office investigating alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and possible collusion with President Donald Trump's campaign, NBC News reported on Wednesday.


U.S. special counsel interviewed CIA director in Russia probe: NBC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - CIA Director Mike Pompeo has been questioned by the U.S. Special Counsel's office investigating alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion with President Donald Trump's campaign, NBC News reported on Wednesday.


Trump Cabinet member Sessions interviewed in U.S. Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was questioned last week by the special counsel's office investigating potential collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.

United States Politics and Government

Sessions Is Interviewed in Mueller’s Russia Investigation

The attorney general was questioned for hours as part of the inquiry into Russia’s election interference and whether President Trump has obstructed justice.

Analysis: One big question Pence didn't answer about Stormy Daniels

On Monday in Jerusalem, Vice President Mike Pence was asked about porn star Stormy Daniels and her alleged relationship with President Donald Trump.


Tanzania tells Swala Oil to delay purchase of 40 pct stake in Orca unit

DAR ES SALAAM, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Tanzania's national oil company TPDC ordered Swala Oil and Gas on Friday to delay its acquisition of up to 40 percent in PAE PanAfrican Energy Corp. pending a more detailed assessment of the deal.

Review: '12 Strong' tells by-the-numbers war story

Since "American Sniper," Hollywood has been searching for another breakthrough war story, with decidedly mixed results. "12 Strong," a harrowing fact-based tale of heroism set in the immediate wake of the Sept. 11 attacks, would appear to have the right armament, but this by-the-numbers movie ultimately falls short of completing that mission.


BMW aims to outsell Mercedes by 2020: CEO tells Manager Magazin

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - BMW aims to overtake rival Mercedes-Benz in terms of annual deliveries within two years, Chief Executive Harald Krueger told German monthly Manager Magazin.

Layoffs and Job Reductions

Six Are Laid Off at Saveur Magazine, Including Its Editor

As the publishing company Bonnier cuts 17 percent of its American employees, the staff of a long-running food magazine shrinks.

Actress linked to Trump told story in 2011

Some media outlets shelved a story that detailed an alleged sexual relationship between porn actress Stormy Daniels and President Donald Trump before the 2016 election. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

White House chief of staff tells Democrats he worked to change the President's stance on immigration

White House chief of staff John Kelly, in talking about the wall and immigration, told Democratic lawmakers Wednesday that some of President Donald Trump's positions as a candidate were uninformed, sources told CNN.


Coach tells ex-USA gymnastics doctor Nassar in court to 'go to hell'

LANSING, Mich. (Reuters) - A coach who sent dozens of young girls for treatment to USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, who pleaded guilty to molesting female athletes, told the disgraced physicians on Wednesday to "go to hell" for his crimes.


Defend culture but shun violence, pope tells Chile's indigenous Mapuche

TEMUCO, Chile (Reuters) - Pope Francis urged Chile's indigenous Mapuche people on Wednesday to shun violence, saying unity was the best weapon against "the deforestation of hope," as they struggle to defend their culture and reclaim ancestral lands.


Keep going to work, Britain's May tells public service employees at Carillion

LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May urged workers employed by failed services and construction company Carillion for public service contracts to keep going to work confident that they will be paid.


Japan government tells public broadcaster not to repeat false missile alert

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese government called on public broadcaster NHK on Wednesday to make sure a false alarm warning of a North Korean missile launch will not be repeated, with tensions still high because of the North's missile and nuclear programs.

Fox News shelved Stormy Daniels-Trump story before election


Canada judge tells jury in deadly oil derailment trial to press on

MONTREAL (Reuters) - A Canadian judge on Tuesday told jurors to continue deliberations, despite their difficulty in reaching a verdict in the joint trial of three former rail employees in the 2013 Lac Megantic train derailment that killed 47 in Quebec, local media said.


BRIEF-Arthur J. Gallagher & Co Acquires The Daniels Group Inc

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Ancient Greek tragedy tells timeless story of Syrian flight

BERLIN (Reuters) - A group of Syrian women are adapting the Euripides' tragedy "Iphigenia", using a a play set during an ancient war to bring Berlin audiences closer to the plight of women driven...


Review: Risk-Taking New Opera Tells a Tragic 1950s Gay Love Story

In “Fellow Travelers,” a story of persecuted gay love during the 1950s, the composer Gregory Spears demonstrates how to be original.

Tillerson tells State Dept. staff 'values matter'

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gave an impassioned speech to State Department staff about the value of diversity and the importance of treating people with respect on Friday, just a day after his boss, President Donald Trump, drew ire for allegedly describing certain nations as "shithole countries."


Europe at stake in German coalition talks: president tells negotiators

BERLIN (Reuters) - German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday reminded would-be coalition partners about the high stakes involved - and their responsibility for Europe - as negotiators worked through a tough final evening of talks about forming a new government.


UPDATE 1-British PM May tells bankers they are a priority for Brexit amid job warnings

* London mayor says could face 'lost decade', 500,000 job losses (Recasts, adds details of meeting)

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A Feminist Twitter Campaign Targets Harper’s Magazine and Katie Roiphe

Word went out that an article would identify a creator of a list of media industry men accused of sexual harassment. Women urged writers to push back.


North Korea tells South it will not discuss nuclear arms in future talks

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said after its first talks with South Korea in more than two years that it would not discuss its nuclear weapons with Seoul because they were aimed only at the United States, not its "brethren" in South Korea.


Trump tells farmers he supports crop insurance

NASHVILLE (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told farmers gathered in Tennessee that he supports crop insurance, signaling a possible shift from his proposals last year to shrink a program that many farmers rely on for funding their operations.


Trump could be interviewed within weeks in Russia probe: Washington Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump could be interviewed within weeks as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the Washington Post reported on Monday.


Trump could be interviewed in Special Counsel probe within weeks: Washington Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special counsel Robert Mueller has told President Donald Trump's legal team that his office is likely to seek an interview with the U.S. leader as part of its Russia probe, and one could take place within weeks, the Washington Post reported on Monday.

Trump tells black and Hispanic voters: 'Dems did nothing for you'


Feel free to breastfeed here, Pope tells mothers in Sistine Chapel

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis baptized 34 infants during a long ceremony in the Sistine Chapel on Sunday and told their mothers to feel free to breastfeed them there if they were hungry.