Manhattan’s district attorney suggested a subpoena for Trump's tax returns was part of an investigation of ’possibly extensive’ criminal conduct at the Trump Organization, including alleged insurance and bank fraud — more than just ‘hush-money’ payments made to women in 2016.
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Asian shares advanced on Tuesday thanks to strong U.S. manufacturing data and upbeat tech stocks, though broader worries about the coronavirus and global economy saw some markets trim early gains.
Isaias weakens into a tropical storm: U.S. NHC
Isaias weakened into a tropical storm over eastern North Carolina, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday.
U.S. teachers protest school reopenings, coronavirus cases down in South, West
Teachers at dozens of school districts protested from their cars on Monday over plans by some U.S. governors to resume in-class instruction during the coronavirus pandemic, while Arizona, Florida, California and Texas saw declines in new cases.
Lobbying for Russian pipeline spikes in Washington
As U.S. lawmakers plot to stop one of Moscow's most important projects in Europe, the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, lobbyists supporting it are busier than ever but disclosing few details of their work, according to government filings and current and former U.S. officials.
China only fulfils 5% of Sino-U.S. energy trade deal in first half of 2020
China bought only 5% of the targeted $25.3 billion in energy products from the United States in the first half of 2020, falling well short of its trade deal commitments at a time when relations between the two top economies are already sour.
North Korea has 'probably' developed nuclear devices to fit ballistic missiles, U.N. report says
North Korea is pressing on with its nuclear weapons program and several countries believe it has "probably developed miniaturized nuclear devices to fit into the warheads of its ballistic missiles," according to a confidential U.N. report.
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