Trump Organization finance chief 'gets immunity' in Cohen probe

Donald Trump warns of market meltdown if he's impeached

Tabloid exec granted immunity in Trump hush-money probe

Cohen has indicated he may cooperate with that inquiry.

It is unclear whether investigators in NY have sought to get information from Weisselberg beyond his knowledge of Cohen's reimbursements.

The Wall Street Journal first reported Weisselberg's immunity deal.

"I have nothing to do with his business", Trump said, asserting that Cohen was just one of many lawyers and was responsible for "a tiny, tiny fraction" of Trump's legal work.

Donald Trump warns of market meltdown if he's impeached
Trump warns impeachment would crash US market

"I'll leave that up to you", Donald Trump's former personal lawyer replied, before posing for a selfie. In court on Tuesday, Cohen said that Trump had directed him to make the payments, which violated campaign finance laws.

"Are you a hero?" a television reporter shouted at Michael Cohen as he left his NY apartment last week.

Also last week, longtime Trump friend and confidant David Pecker, CEO of National Enquirer parent company American Media Inc., had joined Weisselberg in becoming a government informant against Trump.

Federal ethics rules frown on lawyers making comments meant to prejudice a jury or engaging in fraud or dishonesty, but legal ethics expert Steven Lubet said there's no boundary crossed by an inaccurate public statement.

‘Mass shooting’ at Madden video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida, authorities say
Video feeds captured the sounds of gunfire, because the tournament was being live-streamed at the time of the shooting . Rick Scott told reporters Sunday night. "SWAT is doing a methodical search inside The Landing", the office tweeted .

That revelation comes from a blockbuster new report Monday published online by Vanity Fair magazine, a report revealing that an angry and frustrated Trump "spent the weekend calling people and screaming", according to a former White House official quoted by Vanity Fair correspondent Gabriel Sherman.

Now the private and loyal Weisselberg is in the spotlight as the latest Trump confidant, and perhaps the most significant, to strike a deal with federal investigators for protection and to tell what he knows.

Weisselberg, an intensely private, loyal numbers-man for Trump, was mentioned on an audiotape that Cohen's lawyer released in July of Cohen talking with Trump about paying for Playboy model Karen McDougal's silence in the months leading up to the election.

TRUMP: "A large number of counts, ten, could not even be decided in the Paul Manafort case".

Premier League quiz: Can you name top 21 French goalscorers?
While City backed the introduction of VAR, it requires at least 14 of the 20 clubs to approve any changes in the Premier League. It could so easily have been all three points with Sergio Aguero (twice) and Raheem Sterling all hitting the woodwork.

While Duncan feels Manafort should pay for his crimes, she said she believes he was targeted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading a probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 US election. "Witch Hunt!" - tweet Wednesday. Manafort, Trump's former campaign chairman, was found guilty on eight counts, including filing false tax returns and two bank fraud charges that will nearly certainly guarantee years of prison for him. Federal prosecutors have the option to try him again on those charges or accept what they've got.

Manafort faces seven counts in the District charging him with conspiring against the United States, money laundering, failing to register as a lobbyist, making false statements and witness tampering.

Oil rises 2% with Brent futures hitting a two-week high
Brent crude, the global benchmark, rose $1.38 to $74.01 a barrel by 1319 GMT and reached $74.19, the highest since August 8. Oil prices rose by a significant 2% on Wednesday to exceed the $74 mark, the highest recorded in the last two weeks.

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