(CNN) — As President Donald Trump’s reaction to special counsel Robert Mueller grows more irate by the day, attorneys on both sides sat down last week in a rare face-to-face discussion about the topics investigators could inquire of the President. It was the first in-person meeting after several weeks of informal discussions between the two sides, according to two sources familiar with the talks.Mueller’s team added granularity to the topics it originally discussed with the defense team months ago, like the firing of FBI Director James Comey, according to one of the sources. This time around, for instance, the prosecutors said they would ask about Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ involvement in the Comey dismissal and what Trump knew about national security adviser Michael Flynn’s phone calls with then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in late December 2016. The meeting makes clear that Mueller’s investigation into contact between Russians and the Trump campaign and other criminal matters isn’t likely to end anytime soon and still may focus on Trump and what he knew. The meeting and its revelations also have unleashed a new level of Trump’s public hostility toward Mueller, even while some of the President’s advisers show a willingness to negotiate Trump’s testimony. The President’s attorneys sent the special counsel a summary of evidence they had turned over to prosecutors already, a practice they’ve followed multiple times throughout the investigation. Mueller himself didn’t attend the meeting. But prosecutors including former Watergate prosecutor James Quarles III gave Trump’s lawyers enough detail that the President’s team wrote a memo with possible questions they expect to be asked of him. One source familiar with the matter said the President has vacillated on agreeing to an interview in recent months. Trump was interested in speaking with Mueller’s team if the probe would end soon, as his lawyers had long promised, another source said. But once the President realized Mueller’s work isn’t nearing a conclusion, he’s become more agitated and has lashed out on Twitter. “They (the legal team) created the expectation that the probe was going to be done in December,” and that expectation, plus the recent discussions and a subpoena of Trump Organization documents, set the President off. Both sides could reach an agreement about the proposed sit-down interview — and whether they’ll even allow it — in the coming weeks, according to a source familiar with the matter. A spokesman for the special counsel’s office declined to comment Monday night. CNN reported in January that Mueller’s team had given the President’s lawyers general topics for an interview, such as Trump’s request that Comey drop the investigation into Flynn, his reaction to Comey’s May 2017 testimony on Capitol Hill, and Trump’s contact with intelligence officials about the Russia investigation. A source familiar with the talks said more recent discussions about Trump’s interview also touched on Sessions and Flynn. Sessions previously spoke to Mueller’s team while investigators looked into possible obstruction of justice. And during the transition, Flynn had spoken to Kisklyak about sanctions and the United Nations, then lied to investigators about the calls before Trump fired him. Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to investigators and agreed to cooperate with Mueller in December. Trump repeatedly has publicly offered to speak with Mueller under oath and even said he looked forward to the opportunity. Yet behind the scenes, the President has wavered on his pledge as friends and advisers cautioned him of the risks of speaking to prosecutors who’ve already charged 19 individuals with criminal offenses, including lying. Until this point, Mueller’s prosecutors have made it clear they wanted to speak with Trump but had no formal discussion with the President’s lawyers about setting up the interview. For months, Trump’s defense lawyer inside the White House, Ty Cobb, has downplayed Mueller’s need for the President’s testimony and the depth of the investigation. Yet the meeting last week made it clear to Trump that Mueller won’t wrap up soon. The-CNN-Wire & © 2018 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. All rights reserved.
Trey Songz performs at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Police say the R&B singer has been arrested on suspicion of felony domestic violence. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)Trey Songz performs at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Police say the …
R&B Artist Trey Songz Accused of Domestic Abuse
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Blink-182 will have regularly scheduled shows in Las Vegas starting in May after agreeing to a residency at a theater at the Palms casino-resort. The “pop-punk” band and the parent company of the casino-resort, Station Casinos, on Monday announced the series of shows. Palms general manager Jon Gray says the band is the “perfect fit for a true rock residency” at the property’s Pearl Concert Theater. What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. So we're staying in Vegas for 16 nights of shows at the @PearlatPalms . Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10AMPT https://t.co/SIvoVhCueM pic.twitter.com/yijV8t4n2L — blink-182 (@blink182) March 19, 2018 The venue can accommodate 2,500. Tickets for the 16 shows scheduled for this year go on sale Friday. The residency is one of many pieces of the Palms’ $620 million overhaul, which also includes a 29,000-square-foot nightclub, a day club, and restaurants in partnership with celebrity chefs Bobby Flay, Michael Symon and Marc Vetri. The property is west of the Las Vegas Strip. (© Copyright 201 7 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
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R&B singer Trey Songz has been arrested on suspicion of punching a woman at a Los Angeles party, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Police officer Drake Madison says Songz turned himself in at a Hollywood police station Monday. He's accused of felony domestic violence. Jail records show the …
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R&B singer Trey Songz arrested for alleged assault
Miley Cyrus' former love affair with hip-hop took a problematic turn last year when became critical of the genre, declaring that some of the music objectifies and hyper sexualizes women. Her alignment with acts like French Montana, Mike Will Made It and Future came into question and posed the idea that …
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Hip-Hop Fans Aren't Happy With Miley Cyrus Showing Love To Cardi B & Offset
SAGE (CBSLA) — Temecula sheriff’s deputies are conducting a murder investigation after a man was reported dead in the unincorporated community of Sage Monday. Deputies from Temecula Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of assault with deadly weapon in 39000 block of San Ignacio Rd. shortly before 1 p.m. CBS2/KCAL9’s Michele Gile was at the scene, where gunshots appeared to be fired through the front and rear windows of an SUV. There appeared to be a man’s body in the front seat strapped into a seatbelt, she reported. Riverside County deputies confirmed one man was killed. Another victim was reported in the incident. Further information was not immediately available about that victim’s condition. Deputies had not released information about a possible suspect at the time of this report. An investigation is ongoing.
Temecula Deputies Investigating Man’s Death As Homicide
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police released surveillance video of a man they say sent an 18-year-old woman to the hospital after a brutal slashing inside a McDonald’s in Brooklyn last month. Investigators say the man slashed the victim in the face “numerous times” inside the fast food restaurant on Mermaid Avenue in Coney Island the afternoon of February 9th. The suspect fled the scene on foot heading eastbound on Mermaid Ave., police say. The victim was rushed to NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn, where she received 93 stitches to treat several lacerations to the face. Police describe the suspect as a roughly 6’0″ tall black male in his 30s last seen wearing a green parka with a fur-lined hood, blue jeans, and black sneakers.
The U.S. sled hockey team was facing defeat in the Winter Paralympic games until a crucial pass by player Declan Farmer. “CBS Evening News” anchor Jeff Glor has his story.
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Last-minute heroics lead to gold at Paralympics for U.S. sled hockey team
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Major League Baseball is working to finalize a two-game series between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox at London’s Olympic Stadium on June 29-30 in 2019, the sport’s first regular-season games in Europe. The Red Sox have the option of having both games be Boston home games, a person familiar with the planning told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because no announcement had been made. Baseball officials have long hoped for games on London and settled last year on Olympic Stadium, which is in its second season as home of West Ham of the Premier League. Because it originally was built for a 400-meter track, it is wider than other large stadiums in the London area and can best accommodate the dimensions of a baseball field. MLB chose the June window because it is after the Premier League season and before the stadium must be made available for summer track and field events. MLB hopes to make an announcement within the next two months. Each player would get $60,000 for participating in the games, according to the collective bargaining agreement. MLB is playing regular-season games in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Monterrey, Mexico, this year. Baseball opened its season at Monterrey in 1999 (Colorado vs. San Diego); the Tokyo Dome in 2000 (Chicago Cubs-New York Mets), 2004 (Tampa Bay-Yankees), 2008 (Boston-Oakland) and 2012 (Seattle-Oakland); and at Sydney, Australia in 2014 (Los Angeles Dodgers-Arizona). The collective bargaining agreement had a provision for a 2019 opener in Toyko. Additional regular-season games were played at Monterrey in 1996 (San Diego-Mets); and at San Juan in 2001 (Toronto-Texas), 2003-04 (a total of 43 Montreal home games) and 2010 (Mets-Florida Marlins). (© Copyright 2017 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)
R&B singer-songwriter Jeremih will headline Frontier Fiesta's 2018 concert at 10 p.m. Saturday on the main stage, the Student Program Board announced Monday evening on Twitter. Jeremey Felton, whose stage name is Jeremih, is best known for the songs “oui” and “Birthday Sex.” The expectedly one …
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“Honor is Mine,” made to promote the Honor 7X phone, is even more down-with-the-kidz because it has a rapper in it, some graffiti, parkour, and some flashy graphics. Rappist SonaOne oddly channels The Shining's Jack Torrence at the end, as he scribbles “Honor is Mine” repeatedly down on paper; …
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Tuesday’s the official start of spring, but nobody seems to have told Old Man Winter. Tri-State residents, weary from three recent nor’easters that brought significant snow totals and week-long power outages , appear to be in for another one. “In our area, we feel the worst of it on Wednesday, but there’s a teaser on Tuesday,” said CBS2 meteorologist John Elliott. “It’s Wednesday morning finally where we start to see some snow in the city. Cold enough by then for snow, then it pivots back in and the storm will strengthen as it does.” Elliott said to expect heavy, wet snow. “With so much of the area taking such a battering with the last storm, we’re concerned about power outages. It pivots through all the way through Wednesday,” Elliott said. The New York City Department of Sanitation issued a snow alert for Tuesday as of 1 p.m. The NYC Dept. of Sanitation has issued a Snow Alert for Tuesday, March 20 at 1 p.m. Snow fighting equipment will be ready for the winter weather. More: https://t.co/7NuMCpvL8F pic.twitter.com/VdNtLOATxe — NYC Sanitation (@NYCSanitation) March 19, 2018 While various weather models were not in agreement as to how much snow to expect, the totals seemed to be significant. As of Monday at noon, the European model, which Elliott called “very agressive,” showed New York City getting up to 9 inches of snow by Thursday morning. The GFS showed New York City getting 7.3 inches, while the North American model called for 10 inches. While that’s the total amount of snow that could fall, it may not accumulate to those heights in most areas due to warmer ground temperatures melting some snow on contact. “Obviously there’s a lot of model wobble going on, but the odds for appreciable, accumulating snow are on the rise and the period will be later Wednesday and early Thursday,” Elliott said. Recent storms knocked out power to thousands and prompted calls from officials to review the performance of some power companies .
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Here We Snow Again: More Snow Expected From Midweek Storm
It seems that every time a prominent rapper is arrested, social media sites are inundated with hashtags advocating for that artist's freedom. Recently,Twitter and Instagram users have begun to post demands such as, “#freetayk,” or “freeherbo,” or “freeyoungboy.” But all of these rappers were arrested for …
An affidavit obtained by ESPN claims that Jets LB Dylan Donahue faces a drunken-driving charge in his home state of Montana following a car wreck last May. Donahue was arrested for DWI last month after crashing into a bus in the Lincoln Tunnel.
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