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Regulator seeks information about Kushner's ties to 3 banks

Regulator seeks information about Kushner's ties to 3 banks

Those loans - $184 million received from Apollo Global Management in fall 2017, and $325 million from Citigroup in the spring that same year - were received some time after Kushner met with top executives from those companies at the White House.


Haley: We 'Need to Take Action on our Own' on Iran

Haley: We 'Need to Take Action on our Own' on Iran

Haley's statement comes as the Trump administration is considering nixing the Iran nuclear deal unless substantial changes are made, and Haley said that the Security Council "doesn't help" proponents of the deal. Russia, however, questioned the findings and blocked the resolution, saying the report did not contain conclusive evidence of Iran's violation of the arms embargo.


Ex-Trump top aide Manafort pleads not guilty

Ex-Trump top aide Manafort pleads not guilty

Manafort's court appearance was his first since Special Counsel Robert Mueller revealed two indictments involving 18 counts of tax and banks fraud against him last week. Manafort has pleaded not guilty to all the charges he faces, although numerous legal observers say he is under increasing pressure to strike a deal with prosecutors.


Senate Democrats Seek One More For Net Neutrality Vote

Senate Democrats Seek One More For Net Neutrality Vote

Democrats control 49 seats in the 100-person chamber, and have the backing of 50 senators for repeal, leaving them one vote short of a majority. But even if Markey's Senate bill finds a second Republican vote and Doyle's House bill garners such overwhelming bipartisan support that House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, allows it to the floor, White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley poured cold water on Democrats' hopes for using the CRA.


Voting begins in Meghalaya and Nagaland

Voting begins in Meghalaya and Nagaland

In last assembly elections, 90.57 per cent polling was recorded in Nagaland and 89 per cent in Meghalaya . In Meghalaya , one seat will not go to polls due to the death of the NCP candidate Jonathone N Sangma during campaigning. Police are also investigating an improvised explosive device or IED blast near a poll station at Tizit near the Myanmar border. Voting in both the states is now underway and will continue till 4 pm.