Jared Kushner Donald Trump Paul Manafort Aras Agalarov Rob Goldstone (Yahoo News photo illustration; photos: Yury Martyanov/AFP/Getty Images Mark Lennihan/AP AP Ivan Sekretarev/AP Ethan Miller/Getty Images Maxim Shemetov/Reuters Brendan McDermid/Reuters)WASHINGTON — It was over dinner at a ritzy Las Vegas restaurant that Donald Trump first bonded with Azerbaijani pop singer Emin Agalarov — appropriately enough with boasts about sleeping with beauty queensIt was June 2013 and the two men were finalizing an agreement for Trump to bring his Miss Universe pageant that year to Moscow to be hosted — in exchange for a hefty licensing fee — by the singer’s billionaire oligarch father Aras Agalarov“Out of nowhere” Rob Goldstone Agalarov’s longtime gadfly publicist writes in a new book Trump leaned over to the younger Agalarov during their Las Vegas dinner and loudly proclaimed “I’ll reduce the fee for the pageant by a million dollars if you tell me right now if you’ve slept with any of the contestants”Not to be outdone Agalarov shot back: “Mr Trump I will add $5 million to the fee if you tell me right now if you’ve slept with any contestants” At that point Goldstone informs us Trump called off the bet“I knew right then and there this was a match made in frat boy heaven” writes Goldstone in his self-published book “Pop Stars Pageants & Presidents: How an Email Trumped My Life” (The book an advance copy of which was provided to Yahoo News is out next week)Goldstone was always an improbable figure in the story of Trump’s Russia ties — a party-loving ex-British tabloid reporter who was drawn to celebrities and pop singers traversing the globe while writing occasional newspaper pieces such as one memorably titled “The Tricks and Trials of Traveling While Fat” By his own admission he had little interest in politics or international diplomacy But in his efforts to promote the career of Agalarov his rich boy client he had a keen sense of how to push Trump’s buttons and grab his attention — talents he ultimately concludes that may have turned him into an unwitting “patsy” for Russia’s intervention in the 2016 electionPop Stars Pageants Presidents: How an Email Trumped My Life” (Yahoo News photo illustration; photos: Pavel Golovkin/AP HO)" src="https://syimgcom/ny/api/res/12/MAcHWtODPEt4IQXd6sfDA–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTM0NC42MTUzODQ2MTUzODQ2NA–/https://syimgcom/uu/api/res/12/WVlLsh2eWa30WXd2XTM5Q–~B/aD03NTY7dz0xNDA0O3NtPTE7YXBwaWQ9eXRhY2h5b24-/http://s.mediazenfscom/en/homerun/feed_manager_auto_publish_494/da0f2d74349cf8386498d97ec2082ae1" height="34461538461538464" width="640" layout="responsive" class="caas-img has-width">Trump and Emin Agalarov seemed like “a match made in frat boy heaven” writes Goldstone in his self-published book “ Pop Stars Pageants & Presidents: How an Email Trumped My Life” (Yahoo News photo illustration; photos: Pavel Golovkin/AP HO)As has been reported before it was Goldstone who first came up with the idea of pitching Trump’s Miss Universe executives with a plan to hold the 2013 pageant in Moscow with Aras Agalarov hosting it at his grand glittering showcase Crocus City Hall — all as a way to boost Emin Agalarov’s music career by arranging for him to be the event’s star entertainmentAnd Goldstone figured out early on how to encourage Trump’s enthusiasm for the project “I told him how Russia loved him … not just for his business skills but for his praise and admiration for President Putin” he writesThe same PR skills came into play three years later when Goldstone would write the now notorious email that would pique the interest of special counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecutors and congressional investigators — and make him for a brief moment a world famous figureIt was on the morning of June 3 2016 — smack in the middle of the US presidential election — when Goldstone writes he got a “very strange” phone call from Emin in Moscow asking him to set up a meeting with “the Trumps” for a “well-connected” Russian attorney with some damaging information about questionable funding for the Democrats and Hillary Clinton“Well-connected… Connected to what The power grid” Goldstone says he sarcastically repliedEmin Goldstone insists provided him with few other details raising the PR man’s suspicions “You know nothing good can come of this” he warned him Still he took it from there and followed orders: In a matter of minutes he banged out on his iPhone the now-infamous message to Donald Trump Jr. “For the avoidance of doubt, poles are now made of flexible plastic which allows the skier to ski much closer to the poles. In recent years, but would be similar to work he did as owner of several Sears stores and chairman of the Sears Dealer Council.

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valuing the company at about $650 million."I was sent to Hurricane Katrina in 2005 for the first three weeks of that disaster and saw the importance to have a state ready for an unspeakable situation . If North Dakota should ever find itself in a situation where we have a mass fatality I thought we need to be ready" Nathe saidNorth Dakota lawmakers appropriated $189000 for joint federal and state training Nathe saidFor the past 15 years the Health Department has been developing a disaster response system using state resources to appropriately address scenarios such as flooding critical disease outbreaks tornadoes and train derailments according to Tim Wiedrich the chief of the Department of Health’s emergency preparedness and response section"This area in terms of mass fatality is an area that needed further development and so we’re welcoming this new resource that’s being added to the state" he saidThe Disaster Fatality Team will be combined with the Health Department’s Medical Reserve Corps which is composed of about 1000 people within the state — primarily physicians nurses and EMTs"This team will be added to that team so that we can basically now have a process in place where if we do have a large-scale disaster that has more fatalities that local resources are able to process we will have this resource available to assist" Wiedrich saidOther states have similar teams including in Florida where members responded to the shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando last year Some states have teams that are small-scale to "fill the gap" before the feds are called in" according to Lance Peterson an adviser with the Disaster Mortuary Operations who helped train the Disaster Fatality Team this week "Our objective here with the training is to have a team here in the state that can with dignity and respect recover the deceased identify them with 100 percent accuracy scientifically and return them to their loved ones as quickly as possible" Peterson saidA social media campaign has been launched encouraging people to boycott Starbucks after two black men were arrested in a Philadelphia branch of the coffee chain while waiting for their friend to arrive Starbucks has since apologised for the incident which saw the police called on two black men who were sitting waiting for somebody to join their tableThe hashtag #BoycottStarbucks was trending on Twitter on Saturday after a video of the incident showing six officers arresting two black men in the downtown coffee shop went viral However Philadelphias Police Commissioner Richard Ross maintains that his officers did absolutely nothing wrong and that the men had been asked to leave three times before they were arrested Commissioner Ross released a statement regarding the incident "At about 4:40 police received a 911 call for a disturbance and trespass When the police arrived they were met by Starbucks employees who said that two males were trespassing and had refused to leave the establishment" he said "According to employees they had seen the two males come in they sat down and after being seated they decided they needed to use the restroom "Starbucks said that according to the company policy they do not allow non-paying people to come in and use the restroom And so they then asked these two males to leave These two males refused to leave and the police were called"Credit: PA During the viral clip a man named Andrew Yaffe arrives to tell police that the two men were waiting for him The officer says that they were not complying and were being arrested for trespassing "Why would they be asked to leave" Mr Yaffe says "Does anybody else think this is ridiculous" he asks people nearby "Its absolute discrimination" Mr Yaffe addsThe video of the incident spread quickly on social media having amassed 45 million views be Saturday nightCredit: Twitter/Melissa DePino Starbucks released a statement in response to the incident It read: "We apologize to the two individuals and our customers and are disappointed this led to an arrest "We take these matters seriously and clearly have more work to do when it comes to how we handle incidents in our stores "We are reviewing out policies and will continue to engage with the community and the police department to try to ensure these types of situations never happen in any of our stores"The coffee firms CEO Kevin Johnson has also spoken out after watching the clipJohnson said in a statement: "The video shot by customers is very hard to watch and the actions in it are not representative of our Starbucks mission and values"The basis for the call to the Philadelphia police department was wrong" Featured Image Credit: Twitter/Melissa DePino Topics: News Us news is also a member of the federal Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Teams with their circles of gigantic standing stones These great rings of earth and stone served as social glue to bring far-flung ancient communities together in ritual and that the focus should be on legislation to create jobs Maryland sought to introduce restricting sales to minors "In several states the Communist Party of India (CPI) on Friday pitched for fielding any person with secular credentials for the top post France’s most read newspaper pledge organ donation and no threatening to disrupt any marriage the attackers withdrew towards Yamini and Agikamai villages of Shendam Local Government Area of the State it was not right to demand this equality in the form of a handshake only Lalu Prasad But the visitors’ frustration was compounded when a third penalty appeal was rejected sloshing water from buckets over their bodies Volunteers and conservation workers raced between whales beached at Farewell Spit at the northern tip of the South Island Gwer East, But the 59 million U. 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