Jared Kushner’s Family Firm Says It Wasn’t Trying To Claim Close Ties To Trump

The family company of Jared Kushner, White House adviser and President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, said Monday that it had not intended to invoke Kushner’s influence in the Trump administration as part of a pitch to Chinese investors. Ethical questions were raised when Kushner’s sister, Nicole Kushner Meyer, touted her family’s ties to the Trump administration while promoting […]

FBI Monitored Muhammad Ali Over Muslim Ties

(Reuters) – The FBI kept tabs on the late boxer Muhammad Ali in 1966, including his divorce and his speech at a Miami mosque, in its investigation of the religious group Nation of Islam, according to documents released by the agency. The release of the documents, recently posted on the website of the Federal Bureau […]

McDonald’s Turned To A Firm With Clinton Ties To Fight The Fight For $15

As the face of the fast-food industry, McDonald’s has always been the juiciest target for the Fight for $ 15 movement. Labor unions and low-wage workers have sued, mocked and vilified the Golden Arches ever since workers first walked off the job in 2012 to protest poverty pay. So it’s no shock that the world’s […]

U.S. Women’s Team Ties Sweden, 0-0, In Second World Cup Game

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Meghan Klingenberg — not Hope Solo — made the biggest save of the night for the United States. Klingenberg, a diminutive defender, leaped to head a shot by Sweden’s Caroline Seger. The ball hit the crossbar and caromed away from the goal. Goal-line technology was used to confirm the ball never […]