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Trump insists no conflict of interest with his business empire

Trump insists no conflict of interest with his business empire

President-elect Trump should tread carefully here. He is also covered by the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution which is codified in the Foreign Gifts and Decorations Act of 1966 and prohibits a company owned directly by the president from receiving financial benefits from a foreign leader, a foreign treasury or a bank or other business owned and controlled by a foreign government without the consent of Congress.



Unusually late TS Otto takes aim at Central America

Hurricane Hunters flew into the storm Tuesday afternoon and found maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour and a well defined eye. And most impressively, if Otto makes landfall in Costa Rica , it will be that country's first hurricane landfall in recorded history (since 1851).


New Zealand vs Pakistan: International cricket, 2nd Test

New Zealand vs Pakistan: International cricket, 2nd Test

The tourists are 76 for five in their first innings , 195 runs behind with rain forecast during the day. While Babar Azam played a steady anchor role to register his second half century in only his third test, Sarfraz Ahmed blasted 41 from 44 balls and Sohail Khan hit 37 from 47 deliveries as Pakistan turned defence into all out attack.


Senate trade-off: More Obama judges, Trump gets nominees

Senate trade-off: More Obama judges, Trump gets nominees

In the coming months, they'll have their hands full. But a much bigger foundation, he suggested, is a Democratic Party that lost touch with middle- and working-class voters who may be registered as Democrats but vote Republican . Tell him most former Democrats, most loyal Democrats and the party's only true block of voters don't want to rebuild The Democratic Party, they want to destroy the Democratic Party! Even though he had a tense relationship with US House Speaker Paul Ryan during the ...


Dead, 1 Missing in New Zealand Fishing Boat Accident

Dead, 1 Missing in New Zealand Fishing Boat Accident

Police did not know whether the victims had worn life jackets, but there were life jackets on the boat. "Investigators are working to establish exactly what happened and what lead to the circumstances of this bad day", Mr Fergus said. Visibility is poor, which would put rescue aircraft and their crews at risk". The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has opened an inquiry into the incident.


Clinton attorney says campaign team will help with Jill Stein recount effort

Clinton attorney says campaign team will help with Jill Stein recount effort

Ms Stein, who must make petitions for the recounts in Pennsylvania and MI before deadlines pass next week, also said her party has no evidence that any such manipulation took place. "During that process, we have seen Secretary Clinton's vote total grow, so that, today, her national popular vote lead now exceeds more than 2 million votes".