Israel started a military operation Tuesday to expose and counter tunnels that they believe Hezbollah had been building on the Lebanese border, reports the New York Times.
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Former president George H.W. Bush passed away at his home in Houston on Friday, eight months after the passing of his wife, former first lady Barbara Bush, reports the New York Times. He was 94.
President Trump’s former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to one count of lying to Congress and entered a formal plea agreement with Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Thursday. Matthew Kahn shared the plea documents, and along with Mikhaila Fogel, Quinta Jurecic and Benjamin Wittes, explained what the criminal information tells us and what it doesn’t.
On Thursday morning, former Trump personal attorney Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to a new criminal charge of lying to Congress about his involvement in efforts to build a Trump Tower building in Moscow before and during the 2016 presidential campaign, reports the New York Times.
North Korea accused the U.S. of stirring up conflict after Washington called for a UN Security Council meeting to discuss human rights abuses in North Korea, reports the Washington Post.
Prosecutors on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s legal team said Monday that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort breached his plea deal by lying to repeatedly to the special counsel’s office in their 2016 election interference investigation, says the Washington Post.