Deutsche Bank execs reportedly rejected their employees’ advice to report transactions involving Trump and Kushner-owned entities to the Treasury Department

Employees of Deutsche Bank’s internal anti-money laundering team recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving President Donald Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner be reported to the Treasury Department’s financial crimes unit. When Deutsche Bank employees compiled suspicious activity reports and brought them in front of top executives, the executives rejected their employees’ advice. Read the New York Times report here. Employees of Deutsche Bank’s internal anti-money laundering team recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving President Donald Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner be reported to the Treasury Department’s financial crimes unit, according to a New York Times report. Some of the transactions involved Trump’s… Read More

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The best dusters you can buy

The average home accumulates about 40 pounds of dust each year. That’s more than three-quarters of a pound every week. With our choice of the best duster, the OXO Good Grips Microfiber Extendable Duster, you might just breathe easier. While I would like to say that the dust and cobwebs in my home are early Halloween decorations, that line doesn’t work most of the year. Dust just seems to accumulate at an extraordinary rate. That’s not surprising when you consider how dust originates. Those 40 pounds of dust that settle in your home each year are a combination of pollen, human and pet dander, dead skin cells, dust mites and… Read More

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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Why Tensions With Iran Don’t Mean Iraq 2.0

We’re trying something new: a once-a-week national-security-focused edition of The Atlantic’s signature politics newsletter. We’ll tell you what to keep an eye on this week, what our reporters are covering, and why the latest foreign-policy developments are significant. Comments or questions? Send us an email anytime. Were you forwarded this email? Sign yourself up here. The Top Story A soldier carries his gear across the flight deck of the USS Lewis B. Puller in the Arabian Gulf. (Desiree Kling / U.S. Marine Corps / Handout via Reuters) Why Tensions With Iran Don’t Mean Iraq 2.0 Iran’s threat to U.S. troops is “serious and imminent,” according to Senator Marco Rubio of… Read More

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Trump insists he’s ‘strongly pro-life’ while joining Republicans in speaking out against extreme aspects of recent anti-abortion laws

President Donald Trump has distanced himself from restrictive abortion laws that don’t allow for exemptions in cases of rape or incest. Though he didn’t name specific policies, anti-abortion laws have dominated discussion in Alabama, Georgia, and Missouri. This makes the president the latest Republican lawmaker to speak out against the restrictive laws. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump has distanced himself from restrictive abortion laws, like those which have dominated discussion in Alabama, Georgia, and Missouri. In a series of tweets posted late Saturday night, Trump didn’t reference any states by name, but said he opposes abortion except in cases of rape, incest, or when the… Read More

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Google reportedly pulls Huawei’s Android license

Following the US crackdown on Chinese technology companies, Reuters reports that Google has cut off Huawei’s Android license, which would represent a huge blow to the besieged phonemaker. Reuters is reporting the news from a single anonymous source; The Verge requested comment from Google and Huawei about the suspension, but did not hear back from either company by the time of publication. If the Reuters report is accurate, Huawei could be restricted to using the Android Open Source Project (ASOP), which would cut the company off from critical Google apps that consumers outside of China expect on Android devices. Reuters says Google is still debating the details of how this… Read More

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Alabama abortion law too extreme, Utah Sen. Mitt Romney says

FILE – Senator-elect Mitt Romney, R-Utah, speaks to the press staked outside his new office on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on January 3, 2019. Romney said he believes Alabama’s newly adopted abortion law is too extreme and people on both sides of the controversial issue are taking exceptionally radical positions. Cheryl Diaz Meyer, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, said he believes Alabama’s newly adopted abortion law is too extreme and people on both sides of the controversial issue are taking exceptionally radical positions. “I am pro-life but there ought to be exceptions for …read more Source:: Deseret News – Utah News       

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James Charles Destroys Tati Westbrook AND Jeffree Star in New Video!

Did you think that the drama from the beauty YouTuber community was slowing down? If so, well … sorry, sister. The drama between Tati Westbrook and James Charles isn’t slowing down anytime soon — in fact, thanks to a new video James posted yesterday, it’s getting more insane than ever. But to get where we’re going, let’s take a brief look back at where we’ve been, OK? All of this started, if you can believe it, because of vitamins. James and Tati have been friends for a couple of years now, with Tati mentoring him and helping him develop his career as an influencer. And that’s why she was hurt… Read More

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez now has her own Wonder Woman-style comic book that’s being sold for $100 online, and DC Comics isn’t happy about it

US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is the subject of a new comic book: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Freshman Force: New Party, Who Dis? In one limited-release edition of the cover sent to a Bronx comic store in Ocasio-Cortez’s home district, the congresswoman nicknamed “AOC” bears a striking resemblance to Wonder Woman. DC Comics is reportedly not happy about this, and sent a cease-and-desist letter to the publisher and retailer involved. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. She’s a 29 year-old congresswoman who wants the US to run on 100% renewable energy, is part of a proposal to cap credit card interest rates at 15%, and recently became the youngest woman… Read More

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