Donald Trump's daughter is reported to have used a personal email account for government business up to 100 times last year. By Lucia Binding, news reporter Democrats are planning an investigation into Ivanka Trump after she reportedly used a personal email account for government business. Elijah Cummings, the top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee, said the panel would investigate White House...
NEW YORK  The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing sharply lower, erasing the market's gains for the year, as losses for big technology companies like Apple mount. Apple sank 4.8 percent Tuesday. Retailers also fell sharply. Target plunged 10.5 percent after reporting weak results. Victoria's Secret parent company L Brands fell 17.7 percent. Energy companies slumped as...
The Saudi-led military coalition resumed airstrikes overnight after alleging that rebel forces had fired a missile. Hopes of a ceasefire in Yemen have been dashed after fighting resumed in the port city of Hodeidah between the Saudi-UAE coalition and Houthi rebels. The military alliance - led by Riyadh - conducted more than 10 airstrikes on rebel-held positions overnight, despite having ordered...
Donald Trump has admitted Saudi Arabia's crown prince may have known about Jamal Khashoggi's killing - but will not punish the country financially. The US president said America plans to remain a "steadfast partner" of the kingdom. Mr Khashoggi, a journalist and staunch critic of the Saudi rulers, was murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October after entering...
New York-based Pei Cobb Freed & Partners broke ground this month on a $2.5 billion development aimed at retrofitting and expanding the Minoru Yamasaki-designed Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles’s Century City business district. The project will convert the existing 16-story, 726-room hotel structure from 1966 into a luxury development with 394 high-end suites and 63 condominium residences. The elliptically shaped hotel...

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Markets Right Now: Tech rout erases market’s gain for year

NEW YORK  The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing sharply lower, erasing the market's gains for the year, as...

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The Shibuya Scramble Square building, also known as Shibuya Sky, is scheduled for an autumn 2019 completion. The project is part of the extensive Shibuya Station District Redevelopment. The...

Century Plaza Renovations Begin in Los Angeles

New York-based Pei Cobb Freed & Partners broke ground this month on a $2.5 billion development aimed at retrofitting and expanding the Minoru Yamasaki-designed Century...

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It has been almost two years since Woodridge Capital Partners began construction on their $2.5-Billion New Century Plaza development. With four cranes and a bevy...

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The Saudi-led military coalition resumed airstrikes overnight after alleging that rebel forces had fired a missile. Hopes of a ceasefire in Yemen have been dashed...

Calls for new agency to rival Interpol as Russian candidate on course to become...

By Aubrey Allegretti, political reporter Britain should set up a new organisation to rival Interpol if a senior Russian official becomes its new president, ministers...

Bomb blast at religious scholar gathering in Afghanistan kills at least 50

A suicide bomber who targeted a gathering of religious scholars in Kabul has killed at least 50 people and wounded another 80, authorities say. The...

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