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White House rebuffs pressure to punish Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi murder

White House rebuffs pressure to punish Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi murder
The White House is holding firm on its decision not to punish Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, even as some critics accuse President Joe Biden of failing a crucial test of leadership. "Our national security team believes...

U.S. says Saudi crown prince approved Khashoggi killing, imposes visa restrictions on 76 Saudis

U.S. says Saudi crown prince approved Khashoggi killing, imposes visa restrictions on 76 Saudis
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved an operation to capture or kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, according to a U.S. intelligence report that could have sweeping implications for U.S.-Saudi relations. The report by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, released Friday,...

Tax season is in full swing. So are the tax scams

Tax season is in full swing. So are the tax scams
Tax season is in full swing — and that means scammers are on the prowl. Tax scams typically ramp up early in the year when taxpayers start filing their returns to the IRS. (Tax season started Feb. 12.) They also flare up during times of...

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon gets $10 million pay cut over bank’s role in 1MDB scandal

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon gets $10 million pay cut over bank's role in 1MDB scandal
Goldman Sachs CEO David Michael Solomon attends a discussion on "Women Entrepreneurs Through Finance and Markets" at the World Bank on October 18, 2019 in Washington, DC. Olivier Douliery | AFP | Getty Images Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon saw his pay slashed by just over...

Trump pardons Anthony Levandowski, the engineer sentenced to prison for stealing trade secrets from Google

Trump pardons Anthony Levandowski, the engineer sentenced to prison for stealing trade secrets from Google
Former Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski leaves the federal court after his arraignment hearing in San Jose Reuters/Stephen Lam President Donald Trump has pardoned Anthony Levandowski, the former Google engineer sentenced to prison for stealing trade secrets relating to driverless cars from the search giant. On Wednesday, Levandowksi...

Feds consider sedition and conspiracy charges in probe of pro-Trump Capitol riot

Feds consider sedition and conspiracy charges in probe of pro-Trump Capitol riot
Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump gather at the west entrance of the Capitol during a "Stop the Steal" protest outside of the Capitol building in Washington D.C. January 6, 2021. Stephanie Keith | Reuters Federal authorities said Tuesday they expect to soon charge hundreds of...

Investigators looking at more than 500 leads in Nashville bombing, officials say

Investigators looking at more than 500 leads in Nashville bombing, officials say
Debris litters the road near the site of an explosion in the area of Second and Commerce in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S. December 25, 2020. Elliott Anderson | via Reuters Investigators have received more than 500 tips about the Christmas morning explosion in Nashville but have not...

Trump issues 26 more pardons, including Paul Manafort, Roger Stone and Charles Kushner

Trump issues 26 more pardons, including Paul Manafort, Roger Stone and Charles Kushner
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump issued 26 pardons on Wednesday night, including ones to son-in-law Jared Kushner's father, and to his 2016 campaign manager Paul Manafort and Republican political operative Roger Stone. The latest grants of executive clemency by Trump came a day after the president...

Fashion mogul Peter Nygard indicted on sex trafficking, racketeering charges

Fashion mogul Peter Nygard indicted on sex trafficking, racketeering charges
Businessman Peter Nygard arrives at Norby Walters' 26th Annual Night Of 100 Stars Oscar Viewing at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 28, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. Mintaha Neslihan | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Federal prosecutors in New York have charged Canadian fashion mogul...