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Trump's son-in-law Kushner cooperating with U.S. House probe: source
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 22:14:53 -0400
President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is cooperating with a wide-ranging probe by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee into Trump and possible obstruction of justice and abuse of power, a person knowledgeable about the matter said on Friday.
U.S. blacklists Venezuelan state banks after arrest of Guaido aide
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 22:05:19 -0400
The United States imposed sanctions on Friday on Venezuela's development bank, Bandes, a day after the Trump administration warned there would be consequences for the arrest by Venezuelan authorities of opposition leader Juan Guaido's top aide.
Exclusive: IADB cancels China meeting after Beijing bars Venezuela representative
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 22:05:19 -0400
The Inter-American Development Bank on Friday called off next week's meeting of its 48 member countries in China after Beijing refused to allow a representative of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to attend, two sources with knowledge of the decision said.
Mueller submits Trump-Russia report, lawmakers urge quick release
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:59:53 -0400
Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday handed in a confidential report on his investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election and any potential wrongdoing by U.S. President Donald Trump, setting off a clamor from lawmakers in both parties for the document's quick release.
Explainer: Why Trump's legal woes go beyond the Mueller report
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:59:53 -0400
The closure of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election does not mark the end of legal worries for President Donald Trump and people close to him. Other ongoing investigations and litigation are focusing on issues including his businesses and financial dealings, personal conduct, charitable foundation and inaugural committee.
Factbox: Who did not face charges in Mueller's probe?
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:35:33 -0400
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday appeared to end his probe without bringing criminal charges against several individuals he had investigated, including advisers and family members of President Donald Trump accused by Democratic lawmakers of not fully disclosing contacts with Russians.
Many 'march for love' in New Zealand as mosques reopen
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:22:17 -0400
About 3,000 people walked through Christchurch in a 'march for love' early on Saturday, honoring the 50 worshippers massacred in the New Zealand city a week ago, as the mosques where the shooting took place reopened for prayers.
Timeline: Big moments in Mueller investigation of Russian meddling in 2016 U.S. election
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:17:18 -0400
Here is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and whether President Donald Trump's campaign conspired with Moscow.
Exclusive: Mexico central bank says Uber, other firms interested in mobile pay system
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:05:58 -0400
Various companies in Mexico, including Uber Technologies Inc., have shown interest in using a new mobile payments system developed by the country's central bank that seeks to promote financial inclusion, the head of the bank said on Friday.
Trump decides against more North Korea sanctions at this time: source
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:57:04 -0400
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he has decided against imposing new large-scale sanctions on North Korea in a confusing tweet that seemed to imply he was reversing measures against two Chinese shipping companies, a U.S. administration source familiar with the matter said.