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Kushners use controversial EB-5 visa program to finance their developments

Kushners use controversial EB-5 visa program to finance their developments

The Beijing event promoting One Journal Square sparked discussion in the United States over whether Jared Kushner's family's business would benefit from decisions Trump makes with regards to the government's EB-5 programme, which grants visas to foreigners investing at least US$500,000 in designated U.S.


North Korea claims U.S. 'biochemical' plot to kill Kim Jong Un

North Korea claims U.S. 'biochemical' plot to kill Kim Jong Un

The ministry added that the US and South Korean intelligence services had "ideologically corrupted and bribed a North Korean citizen, transforming him into a terrorist determined to act against the countries' supreme authorities". Allegedly, the Central Intelligence Agency gave Kim the lumberjack "over $20,000 on two occasions and a satellite transmitter-receiver" for the job.



Bowyer's career back on track, now he's ready to win

When the NASCAR playoffs kick off at Chicagoland Speedway in September, 16 drivers in the playoffs will each start with 2,000 points, plus their playoff points accrued throughout the regular season between stage wins, race victories and finishing in the top 10 in the regular-season standings.


China Business Agreement on Natural Gas, Poultry and Beef Has Finalized

China Business Agreement on Natural Gas, Poultry and Beef Has Finalized

In exchange, the United States would allow the sale of cooked Chinese poultry-a move Ross said could be done safely. The two sides have reached a deal to boost trade . More demand for their product will allow for an increase in prices. But he can at least savor a breakthrough in his most important but contentious trade relationship.



N Korea missile 'can carry heavy nuclear warhead'

The United States sees North Korea's missile launch on Sunday as deliberately sending a message, and sees the regime's leader Kim Jong-un as being in "a state of paranoia". "It's his way of telling the Russians, 'You need to speak up, '" and stop US-supported worldwide sanctions on North Korea, Schuster said. At the same time as talking tough, Trump has also called Kim a "smart cookie" and said he would be "honored" to meet the North Korean leader.


Syria activists say civilians killed in strike on IS village

Syria activists say civilians killed in strike on IS village

Around 23 civilians were killed in an airstrike on Albu Kamal, a Syrian town held by the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) group on the border with Iraq, according to SOHR. It isn't clear who is behind the airstrike but various activists groups reported different casualty tolls, saying the USA -led coalition, which is waging war on ISIS, was likely behind the attacks.