Saturday, July 22, 2017

London Whale, US drops criminal charges against former JPMorgan traders caused $6B loss

US drops criminal charges against former JPMorgan traders caused $6B loss
US drops criminal charges against former JPMorgan traders in 'London Whale' case, which caused $6B loss, told CNBC on Friday. The U.S. has decided to drop criminal charges against former JPMorgan traders Javier Martin-Artajo and Julien Grout in the "London whale" case.

Apollo 11 bag of lunar dust collected by Neil Armstrong has sold for $1.8 million

Apollo 11 bag of lunar dust collected by Neil Armstrong has sold for $1.8 million
Most of the equipment used in the Apollo 11 mission is kept at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., but despite NASA's protests, a U.S. district judge has ruled that it can be owned by a private citizen. https://twitter.com/Sothebys/status/888106964722491393?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nbcnews.com%2Fnews%2Fus-news%2Fbag-apollo-11-moon-dust-auctioned-1-8-million-new-n784866 The decision came...

Goldman Sachs’ revolving door

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GoingundergroundRT's Afshin Rattansi on the ties between the investment bank and the US government. Just watch it. --- The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is an American multinational finance company that engages in global investment banking, investment management, securities, and other financial services including asset management, mergers and...

Islamic State, Al-Nusra, Al-Qaeda getting money from US allies, Iranian FM

The Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said during an interview with CNN, Trump’s stance towards Iran, which includes accusations of Tehran sponsoring terrorism, represented a “misplaced and misguided policy,” reported Fars news agency on Monday. “We know where the terrorists are coming from. We know those who...

How Brazil’s Michel Temer could be tried for corruption

FILE - VOA NEWS -- Brazil's President Michel Temer gestures during a ceremony at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia
Michel Temer faces the fight of his political career as Brazil’s Congress considers whether the president should be tried for corruption.  Mr Temer was indicted in the Supreme Court last month by the independent public prosecutors’ office after he was caught on tape allegedly discussing bribes...

Saudi war crimes in Yemen: UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia deemed lawful by High Court

The High Court has ruled that UK arms exports to the kingdom can continue despite 'overwhelming evidence' of Saudi war crimes in Yemen. The UK will continue to export billions of pounds of weapons to Saudi Arabia after anti-arms trade campaigners lost a high-profile legal...

New android malware can steal login data including your banking apps

A Trojan virus that poses as an Adobe Flash Player update is targeting Android smartphone users. The malware can obtain login credentials from at least 40 different retail, social media and banking apps. https://twitter.com/VOP_Today/status/880330102931951616 The deceptive software is the latest version of Marcher Android malware, which appeared...

US and its allies financing and arming IS — Syrian official

A political and media adviser to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has accused the US and its allies of financing and arming the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group in a bid to tear the region apart and deplete its resources, reported Iranian news agency PressTV on...

US signed a $12-billion deal to sell F-15 fighter jets to Qatar 

US has signed a $12-billion deal to sell F-15 fighter jets to Qatar amid a dispute engulfing the Persian Gulf region, which saw President Donald Trump siding with a Saudi-led bloc of nations facing off against Doha. Qatar’s Ministry of Defense said on Wednesday the...

Eurozone agrees 8.5 bln euro bailout payment to Greece

Eurozone agrees 8.5 bln euro bailout payment to Greece, sources tell AFP news agency on Thursday. Eurozone ministers struck a long delayed bailout deal with Greece on Thursday to unlock badly needed rescue cash, but warned Athens would have to wait for debt relief. After hours...

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