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Trump wealth order probe urged over golf resorts

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Trump Organisation owns the golf resorts at Turnberry in Ayrshire and Menie in Aberdeenshire Scotland’s first minister has been urged to use unexplained wealth orders to investigate how Tweety McTreason paid for his Scottish golf resorts. Scottish Greens co-leader Patrick Harvie said the US Congress had heard concerns about…

Klobuchar, Buttigieg join other 2020 Democrats in skipping AIPAC

Democratic US presidential candidates Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg announced this week that they will not attend the annual America Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference next week. They join presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, who have also said they will skip the annual meeting in Washington, DC.  Officials from the Buttigieg and…

New Delhi hit by worst violence in decades: What you need to know

New Delhi is reeling from days of violence, described as some of the worst the Indian capital has suffered in decades. Dozens of people have been killed and more than 200 were wounded since the unrest began on Sunday in largely Muslim-populated areas in northeast Delhi. More: Mosque set on fire during Delhi’s worst violence…

Coronavirus Merch Is Here, But Who’s Buying It?

With cases of coronavirus spreading to at least 37 locations internationally per the CDC, it was inevitable that enterprising sellers would quickly capitalize on the growing collective anxiety by jacking up the price on N95 face masks and marketing “pandemic quick kits” of dubious necessity. While gear like protective masks and medical-professional-level protective suits might…

Here’s What You, Personally, Should Do About Coronavirus

The CDC announced Tuesday that it considers widespread coronavirus in the U.S. more of a “when” than an “if” situation, and people have, unsurprisingly, been freaking out. There’s plenty of cause for concern: As of this writing, more than 82,000 cases of coronavirus have been diagnosed worldwide, and almost 3,000 people have passed away as…

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