Month: May 2019

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes

From Reuters Top News:   WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes watchdog, the New York Times reported on Sunday. FILE

Google suspends some business with Huawei after Trump blacklist

From The Guardian World:   Huawei Blow as Huawei Technologies will immediately lose access to updates to the Android operating system On Thursday the Trump administration officially added Huawei to a trade blacklist. Photograph: Chesnot/Getty Images Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware and software

Sudan's opposition insists on civilian-led transitional authority

From Al Jazeera:   General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, deputy head of the Transition Council, said the military wants ‘a real democracy’ [Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters] Sudanese protest leaders have said they will continue to push for a civilian-led transitional authority during talks with the military council on Sunday. The Freedom and

After the climate election: shellshocked green groups remain resolute

From The Guardian World:   Australian election 2019 Environmentalists rejects suggestions progressive tactics like Stop Adani convoy cost Labor the election Members of the Stop Adani convoy. There are suggestions such tactics may have helped the Coalition in Queensland. Photograph: Matthew Newton The environmental movement drew first blood on election

Exclusive: Google suspends some business with Huawei after Trump blacklist – source

From Reuters Top News:   FILE PHOTO: Visitors walk past Huawei’s booth during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware and software products except those covered by

Deutsche Bank staff saw suspicious Trump and Kushner activity – report

From The Guardian World:   Deutsche Bank New York Times releases explosive report on Russia-linked bank Employee says ‘nothing happened’ after she raised concerns Deutsche Bank headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. Photograph: Michael Probst/AP Several financial moves by legal entities controlled by Donald Trump and Jared Kushner between 2016 and 2017

Billionaire pledges to pay student debt for 2019 class at historic black college

From The Guardian World:   Atlanta Robert Smith made pledge to eliminate students’ debt estimated at $40m at Morehouse College, Martin Luther King’s alma mater Robert F Smith made the announcement in front of nearly 400 graduating seniors, unsurprisingly eliciting the biggest cheers of the morning. Photograph: Mike Stewart/AP A

Modi mocked for meditating in Himalayan cave…with room service – A master of the grand political gesture, Mr Modi and his aides tweeted the photos, hoping they would strike a chord with his austere, religious supporters.

From Reddit World News: submitted by /u/ManiaforBeatles [link] [comments]   The original content can be found here: Modi mocked for meditating in Himalayan cave…with room service – A master of the grand political gesture, Mr Modi and his aides tweeted the photos, hoping they would strike a chord with his

Thousands of protesters gathered across France and in over 30 cities around the world to march against the activities of Bayer-Monsanto and others agrochemical giants, while Monsanto lost its third lawsuit in the US

From Reddit World News: submitted by /u/DoremusJessup [link] [comments]   The original content can be found here: Thousands of protesters gathered across France and in over 30 cities around the world to march against the activities of Bayer-Monsanto and others agrochemical giants, while Monsanto lost its third lawsuit in the

US prosecutors to 'help themselves' to Julian Assange's possessions

From The Guardian World:   Julian Assange Material from WikiLeaks founder’s time in Ecuadorian embassy is said to include two manuscripts Assange was arrested outside the Ecuadorian embassy last month. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters Julian Assange’s belongings from his time living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London will be handed over