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Kushner’s Business Got Loans From Companies After White House Meetings

Early last year, a private equity billionaire started paying regular visits to the White House. Joshua Harris, a founder of Apollo Global Management, was advising Trump administration officials on infrastructure policy. During that period, he met on multiple occasions with Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, said three ...

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After Florida School Shooting, Russian ‘Bot’ Army Pounced

Advertisement SAN FRANCISCO — One hour after news broke about the school shooting in Florida last week, Twitter accounts suspected of having links to Russia released hundreds of posts taking up the gun control debate. The accounts addressed the news with the speed of a cable news network. Some adopted ...

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Federal Reserve Shackles Wells Fargo After Fraud Scandal

Advertisement The Federal Reserve on Friday imposed unusually harsh penalties on Wells Fargo, punishing it for years of misconduct and barring it from future growth until the bank fixes its problems. The central bank blasted Wells Fargo’s board for failing to oversee the bank, and it announced that the company ...

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Artist Flees Beijing After Filming Devastation of Mass Evictions

Advertisement HONG KONG — When Hua Yong, a painter in Beijing, first witnessed the eviction of hundreds of thousands of migrant workers from the Chinese capital last month, he worried no one would believe the scope of it. After a deadly fire in November, Beijing officials introduced an aggressive campaign ...

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Voyager 1 fires up thrusters after 37 years

If you tried to start a car that’s been sitting in a garage for decades, you might not expect the engine to respond. But a set of thrusters aboard the Voyager 1 spacecraft successfully fired up Wednesday after 37 years without use. Voyager 1, NASA’s farthest and fastest spacecraft, is ...

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After Firing Matt Lauer, NBC Executives Move to Control the Damage

The top two executives at NBC News tried to quell any in-house suspicions on Friday concerning their handling of Matt Lauer, the longtime “Today” show star who was fired on Tuesday. Their communications with staff members came after competing media organizations had expressed skepticism about the official NBC denial. The ...

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