As President Trump pulled back on a statement made at his news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, his unscripted aside and what appeared to be his handwritten notes were reminiscent of other signals that he has inserted into apologies to remind his followers that he will never be the kind of politician who is managed by staffers.
Butina, who was indicted this week, befriended leaders of the National Rifle Association and the Conservative Political Action Conference, and sidled up to Republican presidential candidates. But by August 2016, the FBI was watching, officials said.
For the Kremlin, the meeting with President Trump in Helsinki was just the beginning of a long-awaited U.S. thaw. Russian officials are likely to seek to ramp up the pressure on Trump to make good on his promise to improve U.S.-Russia relations despite the head winds in Washington.
The steep penalty, which centers on how Google bundles its apps on Android smartphones and tablets, marks the second time in as many years that the European Union has found that the company wields its power in a way that harms competition and consumers.
Witnesses said Makiyah Wilson’s mother held her as she cried, again and again: “Please don’t let my baby die.” Police were searching for the shooters, a group of masked men who drove up and opened fire indiscriminately.
The teams combined to hit 10 home runs, smashing a record set in 1971. The 8-6 victory by the American League had a slew of strikeouts and a few walks to go with the home runs — a perfect representation of baseball in 2018.