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Critics Accuse Goldman Sachs Of Helping A Dictatorship

Critics Accuse Goldman Sachs Of Helping A Dictatorship

Citing people familiar with the transaction, the newspaper said the company bought the bonds at 31 cents on the dollar, spending about $ 865 million . The likes of Paul Singer succeed in part because their computations rely on ethical concerns about as much as they do the color of the paper the bonds come printed on.



Philippines says 8 foreign fighters killed in southern siege

Lorenzana said that 25 other militants who died in the fighting had been identified as Filipinos. The investigation, he added, is aimed to prevent a similar incident that is proven fatal to government troopers. "We did not have anything to eat", Jenita Abanilla, 47, a laundrywoman, told reporters at an evacuation centre in Marawi on Wednesday shortly after heavily armed police brought her to safety.



Trump administration withdraws U.S. from Paris climate agreement

And they receive backing from those who profit from the continued use of fossil fuels. In his speech, Trump also said he was willing to renegotiate the terms of the Paris agreement , as a condition for the U.S.to continue its participation in it.


Jared Kushner tries to pretend everything's normal

Jared Kushner tries to pretend everything's normal

Comey could testify as early as next week, when the Senate returns to Washington . With the Trump administration enduring daily turmoil, one wonders how the president will deal with Kushner, a relative he can't throw under the bus, or can he? When asked about the meaning behind the president's tweet at Wednesday's press briefing, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said: "The president and a small group of people know exactly what he meant ".



Labour and the Tories start to spell out their differences on Brexit

With a week to polling day, Mrs May argued the country had the opportunity to reaffirm last year's referendum vote for Brexit by backing her to carry on in Downing Street. Of Prime Minister Theresa May she added: "I don't really trust her, I don't like her manners". "He doesn't seem like other politicians where it's just full of fluff and nothing, and constant regurgitation of slogans; he seems to actually mean what he says".



Actually, Hillary Clinton makes a good -- and awkward -- point

President Trump's seemingly incomplete Twitter message followed the announcement that the White House's director of communications, Michael Dubke, had resigned just three months into the job . I mean she's taking care of the house, she's going to school, she's solving mysteries. Comey has testified it makes him "mildly nauseous to think that we might have had some impact on the election".