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  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner "inadvertently omitted" more than 70 assets worth at least $10.6 million from his personal financial disclosure reports, according to revised paperwork released Friday. Among the new set of assets Kushner disclosed, which could be worth as much as $51 million, he reported...

  • Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro uses binoculars during a rally in Caracas, Venezuela April 19, 2017.

    The U.S. is considering financial sanctions on Venezuela that would halt dollar payments for the country's oil, according to sources.

  • SEATTLE— As expected, attorneys have filed a lawsuit challenging Seattle's new ordinance to tax high-income earners. Multiple news outlets reported Friday that the suit was filed on behalf of Seattle resident and investment manager Michael Kunath. The lawsuit was filed just minutes after Mayor Ed Murray signed the ordinance with little fanfare on July 14.

  • HOUSTON/ WASHINGTON, July 21- The United States is considering financial sanctions on Venezuela that would halt dollar payments for the country's oil, according to a senior White House official and an adviser with direct knowledge of the discussions. Sanctions prohibiting any transaction in U.S. currency by Venezuela's state-run oil firm, PDVSA, are among the...

  • Police in New South Wales say the man died in a July 13 crash in a Sydney suburb. —May 27, 2009: Ashley Parham, 18, of Midwest City, Oklahoma, 2001 Honda Accord. —July 27, 2014: Law Suk Leh of Sibu, Malaysia, 2003 Honda City.

  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. **BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organised by Juristinnenbund and Bundesministerium der Justiz in Berlin, Germany 1530 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor...

  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. **BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organized by Juristinnenbund and Bundesministerium der Justiz in Berlin, Germany 1530 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor...

  • NEW YORK, July 21- Deutsche Bank AG and JPMorgan Chase& Co have agreed to pay a combined $148 million to end private U.S. antitrust litigation claiming they conspired with other banks to manipulate the yen Libor and Euroyen Tibor benchmark interest rates. The preliminary settlements, totaling $77 million for Deutsche Bank and $71 million for JPMorgan, were...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner "inadvertently omitted" more than 70 assets worth at least $10.6 million from his personal financial disclosure reports, according to revised paperwork released Friday. Among the new set of assets Kushner disclosed, which could be worth as much as $51 million, he reported...

  • NEW YORK, July 21- U.S. prosecutors have decided to drop criminal charges against two former JPMorgan Chase& Co derivatives traders implicated in the "London Whale" trading scandal that caused $6.2 billion of losses in 2012.. In seeking the dismissal of charges against Javier Martin-Artajo and Julien Grout, the Department of Justice said it "no longer believes...

  • Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak, Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister and OPEC conference president Khalid al-Falih, and OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Barkindo attend a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC producing countries in Vienna, Austria, May 25, 2017.

    When oil producers meet Monday, their alliance will look frayed, showing how tough stabilizing the world oil market has been, analysts say.

  • Scaramucci drew from his working-class New York roots to explain Trump's appeal. The man known on Wall Street as "the Mooch" is now tasked with crafting the president's communications strategy amid escalating political crises and sinking popularity. But for all his passionate defense of Trump in recent months, Scaramucci becomes one of the least experienced...

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines have been fined for violating U.S. Transportation Department airline consumer protection rules, the department said on Friday. Frontier Airlines was fined $400,000 for violating oversales and disability rules, American Airlines $250,000 for failing to make timely refunds to...

  • Mark Zuckerberg

    The Fed's midweek meeting — coupled with a marquee list of corporate earnings — could make the week ahead among the summer's most important.

  • NEW YORK, July 21- U.S. prosecutors have decided to drop criminal charges against two former JPMorgan Chase& Co derivatives traders implicated in the "London Whale" trading scandal that caused $6.2 billion of losses in 2012.. In seeking the dismissal of charges against Javier Martin-Artajo and Julien Grout, the Department of Justice said it "no longer believes...

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday initiating a government-wide review of the U.S. defense industry and suggest changes to strengthen it. The review is intended to identify and address potential weak points in the defense manufacturing base including companies that could go out of business and leave gaps in the...

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- The U.S. Transportation Department said on Friday it has fined Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines for violating the departments airline consumer protection rules. The department said it fined Frontier Airlines $400,000 for violating oversales and disability rules, American Airlines $250,000 for failing to make...

  • General Electric Co., down 78 cents to $25.91. Capital One Financial Corp., up $6.93 to $87.94. Visa Inc., up $1.49 to $99.60.

  • NEW YORK, July 21- U.S. prosecutors have decided to drop criminal charges against two former JPMorgan Chase& Co derivatives traders implicated in the "London Whale" trading scandal that caused $6.2 billion of losses in 2012.. In seeking the dismissal of charges against Javier Martin-Artajo and Julien Grout, the Department of Justice said it "no longer believes...

  • Treasury bills due to be repaid in October faced their worst weekly performance since March on concerns that debt payments may be delayed if Congress fails to raise the nations debt limit before the government runs out of money. The Congressional Budget Office said last month that Congress would need to raise the debt limit by early to mid-October to avoid a...