In a deal with the special counsel's office, Paul Manafort pleaded guilty Friday to conspiring against the US for his undisclosed foreign lobbying work. He's agreed to cooperate with authorities. CNN..
· *L Brands, the owner of Victoria's Secret, announced it will close Henri Bendel in January 2019.*
· *The closure is a small piece of a much bigger problem at L Brands, Jefferies says.*
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President Donald Trump in the early 1980s asked an architect to remove braille from planned residential elevators in Trump Tower in New York. Brisbane Times Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age
· During a meeting with his top economic adviser, President Donald Trump suggested that since interest rates were going up the US government should simply borrow massive amounts of money.
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During a military-related event on Aug 4, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro came close to being assassinated by a pair of drones. While Maduro escaped unscathed, the attack managed to injure seven.. Eurasia Review
A proposed $200 billion tariff on Chinese goods would affect the Apple Watch, AirPods, HomePod, AirPort routers, Apple Pencil, Mac mini, and a selection of cables and adapters, Apple said today in a.. MacRumours.com
· Then President-elect Donald Trump offered the job of Treasury secretary to Gary Cohn during a transition-period meeting at Trump Tower.
· "I hired the wrong guy for treasury secretary," Trump said.. Business Insider
The pricey, Las Vegas-style nightclub at Vancouver, British Columbia's Trump International Hotel and Tower, where a bottle of Dom Perignon could set you back $15,000, has closed after less than 18.. SeattlePI.com
Michael Cohen's lawyer blamed himself Sunday for helping to fuel an incorrect CNN report that President Donald Trump knew about a 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer ahead of the sit-down. Newsmax