Tag: Law

  • Gates Testifies He Stole From Manafort and Helped Him Break Law

    Paul Manafort’s former right-hand man, Rick Gates, broke his silence Monday and offered dramatic inside testimony about how wealthy Ukrainian businessmen used offshore accounts and shell companies to pay his boss millions of dollars for political consulting work. Gates, 46, appeared at Manafort’s bank and tax-fraud trial, where he told jurors that he worked to […]

  • Trump Signals He Favors Less Confrontation With China on Tech

    President Donald Trump signaled he may take a less confrontational path toward curbing Chinese investments in sensitive American technologies, potentially relying on a U.S. committee that scrutinizes foreign acquisitions for national security risks. Trump made remarks Tuesday at the White House that appeared to align with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s approach, in an internal administration […]

  • Geoffrey the Giraffe Was Left for Dead. Now Hes on the Mend in a Childrens Hospital.

    Geoffrey the Giraffe has gone from the morgue to the hospital. Toys “R” Us, the toy retailer that’s liquidating in bankruptcy, found a New Jersey children’s hospital that was willing to take the 16-foot tall statue of the African mammal that stood in the lobby of its headquarters. The chain has held going-out-of business sales […]

  • Mueller’s Latest Charges Bring Together Trump Campaign, Russia

    U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s latest indictment is significant beyond the new charges, in that it links senior officials on President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign to Russian intelligence in a criminal matter. Mueller’s indictment released Friday against Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, adds witness-tampering charges to allegations that Manafort did illegal lobbying work for […]

  • Brexit data transfer gaps a risk for UK startups, MPs told

    The uncertainty facing digital businesses as a result of Brexit was front and center during a committee session in the UK parliament today, with experts including the UK’s information commissioner responding to MPs’ questions about how and even whether data will continue to flow between the UK and the European Union once the country has […]

  • Billionaire Khosla Is Asking the Supreme Court to Keep People Off His Beach

    Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Taking a strong and unpopular position is vintage Khosla. His views on public beach access transcend the familiar world of venture capital and have made him the subject of widespread criticism. In coming months, he'll learn if the U.S. Supreme Court plans to take on the case. Khosla's petition earlier this year […]