Kushner’s dealings with Russia have drawn the attention of FBI agents conducting the probe, according to a person familiar with the inquiry who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the issue. There’s no indication Kushner, 36, has been designated a primary target of the investigation
The story broke as Algerian Energy Minister Noureddine Boutarfa attended a closed session with counterparts early Thursday afternoon. First came an unconfirmed report from an Algerian TV station, according to delegates who were present. It should have been a day of triumph for the man whose dogged diplomacy
(Bloomberg) -- Brazil’s credit outlook was cut by Moody’s Investors Service, which said the corruption scandal ensnaring President Michel Temer poses a rising threat to the recovery of Latin America’s largest economy.
At least 29 people, some of them children, were killed when gunmen in military fatigues opened fire on a bus carrying members of the Coptic Christian minority in Minya province, about 200 kilometers (124 miles) south of Cairo. The army said on its Facebook page late Friday that air raids against militant
The S&P 500 Index has climbed 7.9 percent since January, including its biggest gain since April in the just-completed week. Never before has an equity advance as big as this year’s occurred simultaneously with more short sales, according to exchange data compiled by Bloomberg that goes back to 2008.
Trump "feels much more knowledgeable on the topic today," following the Group of Seven meeting, Gary Cohn, director of the National Economic Council, said on the sidelines of the summit in Sicily, Italy. Trump’s trying “to understand the European position,” he said.
Crude headed for a weekly loss after OPEC’s move to prolong supply cuts for nine months disappointed investors hoping for more. The pound fell as a poll showed U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May losing ground to her main opponent ahead of next month’s election. Action was subdued ahead of a three-day weekends
The final communique -- 32 pages last year -- traditionally outlines the common positions on the economy and global issues requiring joint action from the G-7’s like-minded allies. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Trump was isolated during a “very intense exchange” as the other six nations pressed
May was at the Group of Seven in Sicily discussing global affairs with fellow leaders after campaigning had been suspended for three days. At the same time Jeremy Corbyn has said that terror attacks in Britain are our own fault and he’s chosen to do that just a few days after one of the worst terror
Futures rose in New York after slumping on Thursday. While many were frustrated by the accord to prolong current output levels through March, without deeper cuts or an exit plan, Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said the strategy is working and stockpiles will drop faster in the third
After German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other Group of Seven leaders pressed the U.S. to remain part of the pact of nearly 200 nations, Trump stressed his commitment to environmental protection. “We made it clear that we want the U.S. to stick to its commitments,” Merkel told reporters after a closed-door
Now the electronics giant is bringing artificial intelligence to chips. Apple is working on a processor devoted specifically to AI-related tasks, according to a person familiar with the matter. The chip, known internally as the Apple Neural Engine, would improve the way the company’s devices handle
The firm would raise its holding over time and begin to work more closely with Nvidia, the people said, asking not to be identified because the deliberations are private. “While we don’t comment on rumors about our investments, we consider ourselves long-term partners to companies, whether private or
(Bloomberg) -- The “special relationship” appeared to be back on after U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May suggested the FBI was to blame for the intelligence leaks by U.S. officials on the Manchester bombing. Donald Trump, she said, told her the breach was “unacceptable.”
The gathering comes just four days after a suicide bomber killed 22 people in Manchester, an attack “that demonstrates that we must now redouble our efforts,” the leaders said in a statement after the first day of talks. The show of unity comes as the U.K. is still on the highest alert for further terrorist
Led by Nick Obradovich of Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs, a team of researchers are the first to document the relationship between rising temperatures and poor sleep. The physiology of temperature and sleep has been understood for some time. As the body drifts
“We’re not lowering our sanctions on Russia,” White House National Economic Council director Gary Cohn told reporters Friday in Taormina, Sicily. Trump suggested during his campaign that he’d ease the penalties in return for Russia’s cooperation against Islamic State in Syria.
At least four of the largest companies making screening devices say they are developing scanners so much better at detecting explosives than existing X-ray machines that passengers could leave laptops, other electronics and even liquids in their bags, vastly simplifying airport security. “It’s a no
“The Germans are bad, very bad,” Der Spiegel cited Trump as saying to unidentified participants at a closed-door meeting Thursday with European Union officials in Brussels. Trump’s singling out of German carmakers for contributing to the nation’s lopsided trade surplus follows rebukes of Japan’s Toyota
While conservative shoppers surveyed by YouGov have a slightly positive impression of the Ivanka Trump brand, at its peak over the past month the brand scored only 19.4 points on the index. Scores can range from -100 to 100, with zero representing a neutral position. Moderate consumers have slightly
The slide could continue and result in a “single digit” percentage decline in annual sales next year, Dilip Shanghvi, the company’s founder and managing director, said on a conference call with analysts. For the just-ended fiscal year, Sun’s sales rose to 316 billion rupees from the year before. “The
While allegations that Temer was involved in a bribery scheme sent local markets into a selloff May 18, overseas investors snapped up the nation’s equities in the following days after a valuation measure plunged to the lowest in more than a year. Foreigners poured money into Brazil at the same time
The meteoric rise of the Batistas’ JBS SA, the global meat powerhouse that seemed to come out of nowhere a decade ago, wouldn’t have been possible without a top politician on the take, hundreds of millions of dollars in bribes and a series of sweetheart deals with Brazil’s state development bank. “It
The country should focus on strategies to raise its exports to as much as 5 percent from 1.7 percent of the $17 trillion exports market, Panagariya said at a Bloomberg event in New Delhi on Friday, noting that the protectionist stance of U.S. President Donald Trump should not prevent India from expanding
While Tesla Inc.’s Model S has been a hit and thousands lined up to order the upcoming Model 3 sedan, the Model X sport utility vehicle hasn’t met the chief executive officer’s expectations. Model X deliveries have yet to keep pace with the Model S, as Musk predicted, and U.S. registrations of the SUV