Trump adviser resigned ahead of negative magazine story

Aug 20, 2017

Trump adviser resigned ahead of negative magazine story

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who resigned Friday from an unpaid post as President Donald Trump's adviser on deregulation efforts, stepped down as The New Yorker was preparing to publish a lengthy article detailing Icahn's potential conflicts of interest and questioning the legality of his ...

Mar 15, 2017

China's Anbang Insurance denies investment in Kushner property

China's Anbang Insurance Group said it is not investing in a flagship Manhattan office tower owned by the family of Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser. Anbang was named in a Bloomberg report on Monday as a possible investor in a ...

T-shirt designer hopes to cash in on North Korean assassination

Feb 18, 2017

T-shirt designer hopes to cash in on North Korean assassination

A U.S.-based designer said he hoped to cash in on the assassination of the North Korean leader's half-brother by selling T-shirts emblazoned with "LOL" in the style worn by his alleged assassin. The designer said "human rights abuses" by North Korea's leaders outweighed any arguments ...

BuzzFeed in media firestorm over Trump-Russia dossier

/ Jan 12, 2017

BuzzFeed in media firestorm over Trump-Russia dossier

A fierce controversy erupted Wednesday after BuzzFeed News published an unsubstantiated dossier containing lurid details on purported intelligence gathered by Russia about President-elect Donald Trump. Two media outfits — BuzzFeed and CNN — were singled out by Trump, who publicly attacked both as purveyors of ...

Trump to cede 'complete' control of business to sons

/ Jan 12, 2017

Trump to cede 'complete' control of business to sons

Donald Trump said Wednesday he had formally handed "complete and total" control of his business empire to his adult sons, Don Jr. and Eric, in a bid to avoid conflicts of interest once he enters the White House. The 70-year-old Trump, who is the wealthiest ...

U.S. Democrats enlist experts to scour Tillerson's business record

/ Dec 14, 2016

U.S. Democrats enlist experts to scour Tillerson's business record

U.S. Senate Democrats plan to enlist accountants and legal experts to pore through the business records of Exxon Mobil Chief Executive Rex Tillerson, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, Democratic aides said. Tillerson could face a rocky confirmation process, given concerns among both ...