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Related's Stephen Ross on Tax Bill, NYC Real Estate

Related's Stephen Ross on Tax Bill, NYC Real Estate

Stephen Ross, chairman of Related Companies, discusses how the GOP tax bill might impact New York real estate. He speaks with Bloomberg's Jason Kelly on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Prevezon Hired Ex-FBI Director Freeh to Work on Settlement

Prevezon Hired Ex-FBI Director Freeh to Work on Settlement

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh was hired by a Russian-backed company earlier this year to help in settlement talks to resolve a U.S. money-laundering probe, according to U.S. prosecutors.
Related's Ross Says Tax Plan May Hurt Affordable Housing

Related's Ross Says Tax Plan May Hurt Affordable Housing

Stephen Ross, chairman of Related Companies, discusses how the GOP tax bill might impact New York real estate. He speaks with Bloomberg's Jason Kelly on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
American Cities Stuck With Part of Tab for Republicans’ Tax Cuts

American Cities Stuck With Part of Tab for Republicans’ Tax Cuts

“The only thing that’s going to go up is the interest that you’re going to pay on that cost of capital.”
Menendez Case Ends in Mistrial, Averting Succession Fight

Menendez Case Ends in Mistrial, Averting Succession Fight

A judge declared a mistrial in the bribery case against Senator Robert Menendez after the jury deadlocked, dealing a dramatic setback to the U.S. Justice Department and avoiding a potential succession
Trump Considers Naming Mulvaney Interim CFPB Director

Trump Considers Naming Mulvaney Interim CFPB Director

President Donald Trump’s Office of Management and Budget director, is being considered for a temporary role as interim director of the consumer watchdog after Richard Cordray steps down later this
Trump Tells House Republicans: 'Let's Do It'

Trump Tells House Republicans: 'Let's Do It'

Rep. Tom Cole, a member of the House Appropriations Committee and a Republican from Oklahoma, talks about the House meeting with President Donald Trump ahead of the vote on tax reform. He speaks with

Democratic Megadonor Steve Mostyn Dies

Democratic mega donor Steve Mostyn, a powerful Texas trial lawyer and prominent backer of liberal causes and candidates, has died after what his wife called "a sudden onset and battle with a mental
Menendez Judge Meets Privately With Each Member of Deadlocked Jury

Menendez Judge Meets Privately With Each Member of Deadlocked Jury

The judge in the corruption trial of Senator Robert Menendez interviewed individual jurors privately after the panel told him it was deadlocked on the sixth day of deliberations.
Trump Gives Republicans Pep Talk Before House Vote on Tax Plan

Trump Gives Republicans Pep Talk Before House Vote on Tax Plan

President Donald Trump delivered a pep talk to House Republicans as they were poised to pass a tax overhaul bill Thursday afternoon and urged them to next target government welfare programs.
Senate Plan Hikes Taxes by 2021 on Some Lower-Income People, Panel Says

Senate Plan Hikes Taxes by 2021 on Some Lower-Income People, Panel Says

The revised Senate Republican tax proposal would lead to a 13 percent tax hike on Americans making between $20,000 and $30,000 per year by 2021, according to an analysis by the Joint Committee on
Your Evening Briefing

Your Evening Briefing

Here are today’s top stories for Europe.
Franken Apologizes After Radio Host Says He Groped Her

Franken Apologizes After Radio Host Says He Groped Her

Democratic Senator Al Franken apologized and called for an ethics investigation into his own conduct after a radio news anchor said he forcefully kissed and groped her without consent when they were

Trump Reverses Ban on Importing Elephants Killed as Trophies

The Trump administration is lifting a federal ban the importation of body parts from African elephants shot for sport.
Radio Host Alleges Franken Forcibly Kissed Her During USO Tour

Radio Host Alleges Franken Forcibly Kissed Her During USO Tour

St. Paul, Minn. (AP) -- A Los Angeles radio news anchor says Democratic Sen. Al Franken forcibly kissed her during a 2006 USO tour. The anchor says Franken posed for a photo with his hands on her
Mexico Dithers With Banxico Presidency as CPI Rises, Peso Drops

Mexico Dithers With Banxico Presidency as CPI Rises, Peso Drops

In two weeks time, the central bank governor of the second-largest economy in Latin America will leave his post. No one seems to have a clear idea of who will replace him.
Sen. Rob Portman Says GOP Tax Plan Will Pass

Sen. Rob Portman Says GOP Tax Plan Will Pass

Sen. Rob Portman, a member of the Senate Finance Committee and a Republican from Ohio, discusses the GOP's tax code overhaul and the inclusion of a repeal of the health care individual mandate. He
Trump Is Confident House Has Votes for Tax Plan, Official Says

Trump Is Confident House Has Votes for Tax Plan, Official Says

President Donald Trump is confident that House Republican leaders have the votes to pass their version of a tax overhaul, and he’ll thank members of the GOP conference and field their questions on a
Blankfein Tweets Many CEOs Want to See Second Brexit Referendum

Blankfein Tweets Many CEOs Want to See Second Brexit Referendum

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein said in a post on Twitter that many corporate executives want to see a second vote on the U.K.’s decision to exit the European Union.