The foundation — sustained for years by donors outside the Trump family — never obtained the registration that New York requires to solicit money from the public, state officials said. Charities as large as Trump’s must also submit to an annual audit that asks, among other things, whether the charity spent funds for the personal benefit of its officers.
Justice Department officials told insurers suing over unpaid money that they want to negotiate a broad settlement that likely will draw from a Treasury fund that is allowed as much money as it needs to pay valid claims against the government.
Wendy Uruchi Contreras hid the fact that she was in the U.S. illegally. Then she was arrested for drunken driving, making her a priority for deportation. The arrest also exposed her husband’s undocumented status and roiled their kids’ lives.
The U.S. president made solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict a central part of his foreign policy, to little avail. Now a big question is whether the two-state solution championed by Shimon Peres died with him.
They say the new absentee-ballot system is vulnerable to tampering and privacy invasions — growing concerns in a year when hackers have breached the Democratic National Committee and targeted elections in at least two states.
True, Cubs fans have been waiting longer for a World Series title than Washingtonians, but D.C. has gone longer without making it to the World Series — the last time was 1933, a dozen years before the Cubs’ final appearance.
A story published in Newsweek said Donald Trump’s company spent as much as $68,000 on a “foray” exploring business possibilities in Cuba in 1998, which would be a clear violation of the strict embargo in place at the time.
Leena Sharma accused her uncle of using land she owned — a bold move in a country where patriarchy remains deeply ingrained and where women have long been denied the legal right to own land. For Sharma, the consequences of asserting her property rights would prove deadly.
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