Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Eileen Sullivan and Maggie Haberman New York Times January 17, 2019 WASHINGTON — President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani backtracked Thursday from a surprising assertion he had made a night earlier that left open the possibility that Trump campaign aides might have coordinated with Russia in its election interference in 2016.“There was no collusion by President Trump in any way, shape or form,” Giuliani said in a statement Thursday, reiterating the president’s long-standing defense against accusations that his campaign secretly coordinated with Moscow to help swing the election. “Likewise, I have no knowledge of any collusion by any of the thousands of people who worked on the campaign.”He added, referring to discredited conspiracy theories that the president and his allies have long cited, “The only … [Read more...] about Rudy Giuliani backpedals on statement about Trump aides and collusion
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0 Have your say When Carlos Corberan and Victor Orta sat down to discuss the vacant Under-23s head coach role at Leeds United in July 2017 they probably couldn't have envisaged what was to come in the 18 months that followed. Corberan, best known for his six season stint as assistant manager with La Liga side Villareal, took up the position at Thorp Arch with a squad barely fit for action thanks to a previous regime that had left the famous United production line to rot. An in flux of foreign imports followed and by the 35-year-old's own admission there was too much too soon for his development squad as they mustered just three wins from his first 17 games in charge as they reached the New Year."We know that at the start of the season we create too many new players," Corberan reflected last April. "We take the risk to start the season without create the real squad, little by little we work to introduce some players and then of course I think the decision … [Read more...] about How Leeds United, Carlos Corberan and Marcelo Bielsa are creating a lasting Thorp Arch legacy
Bernard Mcghee, Associated Press Updated 12:56 pm CST, Monday, December 17, 2018 FILE - In this April 18, 2009, file photo, Barbara Bush laughs alongside former President George H.W. Bush, right, as they attend a baseball game in Houston. Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday, April 17, 2018. She was 92. less FILE - In this April 18, 2009, file photo, Barbara Bush laughs alongside former President George H.W. Bush, right, as they attend a baseball game in Houston. Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady whose ... more Photo: David J. Phillip, AP Photo: David J. Phillip, AP Image 1 of / 7 Caption Close Image 1 of 7 FILE - In this … [Read more...] about Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2018
PUBLISHED: 16:47 20 November 2018 Conor Matchett The fire service were sent to rescue a swan from a tree in Cranwich on Saturday. Picture: Norfolk Fire and Rescue Archant Fire crews rushed to the aid of a stricken swan in a dramatic rescue during the weekend. The fire service were sent to rescue a swan from a tree in Cranwich on Saturday. Picture: Norfolk Fire and RescueThe incident happened at around 4.30pm on Saturday in Cranwich, near Mundford, in West Norfolk, with one officer grappling with the bird for 20 minutes .One crew from Methwold attended the incident, with the swan, which had become stuck between two branches more than 20ft up a tree, rescued and placed into the care of the RSPCA.A spokesman for Norfolk Fire and Rescue said: “The RSPCA were alerted to a distressed swan in Cranwich at the weekend. Our crew from Methwold quickly arrived to assist. “The swan was rescued having become trapped by its wing and leg becoming caught in the … [Read more...] about Fire service rescue stricken swan suspended 20ft in the air after becoming stuck in a tree
This our round-up of events promoting animal welfare and sustainable living in Europe to attend this November. Veganfach When: 02-03/11 Where: Cologne, Germany Veganfach is the only public exhibition and trade fair in Germany and the perfect international platform for exhibiting companies to present themselves and their products to buyers, potential investors and private users. Companies from Brazil, Bulgaria, Finland, Italy, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, the Czech Republic and even Thailand have registered for this year’s edition. More info. All things E.V. Find out more about Electric Vehicles When: 8/11 Where: Suffolk, England Are you thinking about upgrading to electric vehicles but not sure where to start? Do you want to have a positive impact on the environment but need more information on the how? This event will bring together experts in all things electric vehicles from charging networks, energy and cost benefits to the cars themselves. More … [Read more...] about Agenda: what’s on in November?