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US official: Cyprus on right track in money laundering fight

Aug. 30, 2019 10:04 AM EDT

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A U.S. congresswoman says Cyprus is making headway in dispelling the notion that the east Mediterranean island nation's banks have acted as a laundry service for Russian oligarchs. Rep. Maxine Waters, who chairs the House Financial Services Committee, says that US-Cyprus cooperation...

Today in History

Aug. 15, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Aug. 15, the 227th day of 2019. There are 138 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 15, 1971, President Richard Nixon announced a 90-day freeze on wages, prices and rents. On this date: In 1483, the Sistine Chapel was consecrated by Pope Sixtus IV. In...

E-cigarette giant Juul's campaign donations favor Democrats

Aug. 2, 2019 4:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — E-cigarette giant Juul Labs gave nearly $100,000 to members of Congress during the first half of 2019 as the company faced the bulk of the blame for a surge of underage vaping and calls for tighter government regulation of the industry. The donations from Juul's political action committee...

E-cigarette giant Juul's campaign donations favor Democrats

Aug. 1, 2019 7:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — E-cigarette giant Juul Labs gave nearly $100,000 to members of Congress during the first half of 2019 as the company faced the bulk of the blame for a surge of underage vaping and calls for tighter government regulation of the industry. The donations from Juul's political action committee...

Congress wants Capital One, Amazon to explain data breach

Aug. 1, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of House and Senate committees want Capital One and Amazon to explain to Congress how a hacker accessed personal information from more than 100 million Capital One credit card customers and applicants. The incident was the latest massive data breach at a large company. Ohio Rep....

Lawyer: Man who killed mob boss thought he was helping Trump

Jul. 22, 2019 3:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A man charged with killing a reputed New York mob boss was deluded by internet conspiracy theories and thought he was helping President Donald Trump defend Democracy, his attorney said in court papers filed Friday. Anthony Comello is facing murder charges in the March 13 shooting of...