Experts explain why Michael Cohen would make the surprising decision to break up with his lawyers — and if he’s signaling he may be ready to flip

Experts reacted to news that President Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer Michael Cohen was breaking up with his legal team. They explained what rationale could be behind the surprise parting of ways, and if the split means it is more likely Cohen will soon agree to cooperate with prosecutors. Cohen is under criminal investigation for possible campaign-finance violations, bank fraud, and wire fraud following the FBI’s April raids on his home, office, and hotel room. Wednesday’s widespread reporting that President Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer Michael Cohen was breaking up with his legal team brought the latest wave of attention to the criminal investigation he is at the center of in the… Read More

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RBC And WestJet Team Up To Launch Ampli Loyalty Program

TORONTO — WestJet Airlines Ltd. is teaming up with the Royal Bank of Canada to create a new loyalty program that aims to attract a “very substantial” group of “very unhappy” customers from the Aeroplan program, which its rival Air Canada is preparing to replace in 2020. WestJet and RBC said Wednesday that they will launch the Ampli loyalty platform with offers and rewards for customers by the end of the year. The venture is an opportunity for the airline to take advantage of uncertainty about Air Canada’s decision to ditch the Aimia-backed Aeroplan loyalty program, said WestJet chief executive Ed Sims. When the decision was announced last year, it… Read More

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At the Letters: What could Blue Jays expect back if they trade Happ?

Hosted by Ben Nicholson-Smith and Arden Zwelling, At the Letters connects Toronto Blue Jays fans with the stories, numbers and characters surrounding the team. Expect new episodes every Wednesday. In the latest episode, guest host Shi Davidi joins Ben to discuss some big-picture Blue Jays questions before segments on the phone with Vancouver Canadians manager Dallas McPherson and ATL co-host Arden Zwelling…. At the Letters Ben Nicholson-Smith and Arden Zwelling take fans inside the Blue Jays and around MLB with news, analysis and interviews. Home | Subscribe | Ben on Twitter | Arden on Twitter Here’s how the conversation unfolds: • Ben and Shi start big picture by discussing Vladimir… Read More

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Former US Senate staffer’s lawyers likely to seek Trump gag order

WASHINGTON, June 13 (Reuters) – Lawyers for a former senior Senate Intelligence committee official accused of lying to the FBI said they expect to ask a federal judge to issue an order banning officials, including President Donald Trump, from making public comments that could prejudice a criminal case pending against their client. … …read more Source:: AOL.com       

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