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US prosecutors are going after the luxury assets of Nigeria's ex-oil minister and her associates

Diezani Alison-Madueke, Nigeria’s former minister of petroleum, has become emblematic of the rampant corruption that held sway in Nigeria under Goodluck Jonathan’s administration and a new US Justice Department (DOJ) lawsuit is providing more insight into the scale of theft of Nigeria’s oil riches under her watch. 437 more words

Federal Judge Considers Fate Of Texas 'Sanctuary Cities' Law

SAN ANTONIO (AP) – A federal judge is considering whether a new Texas “sanctuary cities” crackdown backed by the Trump administration can take effect.

U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia on Monday appeared interested in how the law signed by Republican Texas Gov. 110 more words


Qatar Airways Seeks To Buy Stakes In American Airlines

US carrier files for required permit to allow Qatar’s state-owned carrier to buy 10-percent stake in American Airlines. 337 more words

The Americas

Jared Kushner now a focus in Russia investigation


National Security

Jared Kushner now a focus in Russia investigation

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner attends a working luncheon with President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the White House on May 16. 1,249 more words


"Barack Obama didn’t just undermine our allies with the Iran deal—he undermined his own Justice Department"

Obama’s Iran Deal Was Much Worse Than We Suspected
by David Harsanyi
April 24, 2017

What if Donald Trump had unilaterally shut down every investigation into Russian espionage, released over 20 suspected Russian spies, struck a deal to get rid of sanctions against Russia—in return for honoring deals that had been signed years before—and then lied to the American people about the entire episode? 56 more words

Israel & Middle East

Odebrecht Ordered to Pay Minimum Amount in Fines Required Under Plea Agreement

On Monday a federal judge in the United States ordered Odebrecht, the Brazilian construction conglomerate that engaged in a bribery scheme across Latin America and Africa, to pay… 392 more words

Domestic Politics