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Man held after entering Japan emperor’s residence: media

A 29-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly breaking into the Tokyo residence of Emperor Naruhito, where he reportedly spent two hours before being discovered, local media said Sunday. The man, who has not been named, entered the usually heavily guarded Akasaka residential complex for...

Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch sold for knockdown price

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 25 -- Michael Jackson's famed Neverland Ranch in California has finally sold, more than 10 years after the death of the pop star who abandoned the property following his trial on charges of molesting a young boy there. Billionaire investor Ron Burkle,...

Donald Trump and the Rule of Law

By William Cooper Donald Trump has spent his adult life chasing real estate deals, younger women and television cameras. He has not been sitting in a law library pondering the nuances of America's constitutional order. When it comes to the rule of law, he simply does not know the rules. Take his assertion that his...

Goldman Sachs fined US$350 million in Hong Kong over 1MDB

Global financial titan Goldman Sachs was fined US$350 million by Hong Kong’s securities watchdog on Thursday for its role in the massive 1MDB Malaysian bribery scandal, the latest in a growing list of global punishments the firm faces. Goldman Sachs Asia — the Hong Kong-based...

Goldman Sachs to pay US $2.8bn over 1MDB scandal: report

Global financial titan Goldman Sachs is preparing to admit wrongdoing in the massive 1MDB Malaysian bribery scandal and pay the US government $2.8 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. The deal would end the criminal probe into the corruption case involving the Malaysian government’s...

Report: Goldman Sachs set to pay RM8.3b more in settlements to US DoJ after Asian subsidiary pleads guilty to 1MDB-related charges

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct. 21 -- Wall Street investment bank Goldman Sachs is set to pay more than US$2 billion (RM8.3 billion) in penalties to the US Department of Justice (DOJ) as part of yet another settlement related to the global 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)...

Kris Jenner cries as Kourtney says she felt “everyone was ganging up on me”

Los Angeles — The feud in the Kardashian-Jenner family between Kourtney and Kim has  left momager Kris Jenner devastated. The latter broke down in tears when her eldest daughter Kourtney Kardashian revealed that she had felt bullied by her siblings for years. In a rare...

Former Trump fundraiser charged with illicit lobbying on 1MDB, China

A former leading fundraiser for President Donald Trump has been indicted on a charge that he illegally lobbied the US government to drop its probe into the Malaysia 1MDB corruption scandal and to deport an exiled Chinese billionaire. Elliott Broidy was charged in Washington federal...

Asian stocks mostly rise but virus, US election fears linger

Asian stocks rose Monday, tracking a healthy lead from Wall Street as bargain-buyers moved in following a recent sell-off, though advances were limited by worries about fresh virus spikes and the reimposition of economically damaging containment measures. Traders are also awaiting the first US presidential...

Crisscrossing US, Trump mocks Biden for ‘staying in again’

by Jerome CARTILLIER, with Sebastian SMITH in Washington With just 39 days until the US election, President Donald Trump ramped up his campaigning with back-to-back events Friday in battleground states — a frenetic pace in contrast with the more sedate approach of Democratic rival Joe...