Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani was in contact with secretary of state Mike Pompeo in the months before the US ambassador to Ukraine was abruptly recalled.

Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani was in contact with secretary of state Mike Pompeo in the months before the US ambassador to Ukraine was abruptly recalled, newly released documents show. Mr Pompeo talked with Mr Giuliani on 26 March and then again three days later, the State Department papers indicate.

Cody was the last of seven children to be released from a Tuscan, Arizona, hospital last Saturday. The seven Langford survivors were pictured together after losing their mum Dawna and two of their brothers, Trevor, 11, and Rogan, who were among nine killed by a suspected drug cartel gunmen.

Mary, a lawyer and former actress, said: “People don’t announce that they are leaving. They go on a ‘sabbatical’ or a three-month holiday. Those who can afford it are already out.” This weekend Hong Kong is at what feels like a pivotal moment. In the past week the protest movement, which for 24 weeks has paralysed parts of the territory with huge and impassioned demonstrations, suffered a blow when more than 1,000 of its number were arrested after being surrounded by police in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Parnas and Fruman were arrested last month on a four-count indictment that includes charges of conspiracy, making false statements to the Federal Election Commission and falsification of records. The men had key roles in Giuliani’s efforts to launch a Ukrainian corruption investigation against Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden and his son Hunter. In the document, Shokin claims he was removed from his position under pressure from Biden.

“I have looked after lions for 10 years and they are like a family to me. I am not afraid of these poachers and I have got guys with me and we will be going out there looking for them” he said.

Along with head of the pride Tau, 10, his four lionesses were killed sisters Tana and Jade, both 5, and Zuri and Nala, both 3.