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23 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week
From the deadly ambush of nine Americans in Mexico to the voter turnout in elections across the US, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from this past week.
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Fighting Financial Crime in a Global Pandemic
If financial institutions consider the global trade of physical commodities as a higher-risk product, that's not without reason.
UN Panel: The Global Financial System Needs Urgent Reform
The international financial system needs urgent reforms, as currently it enables illicit money flows and tax abuse, a high-level panel assembled by the United Nations concluded ...
Bank of England policymaker defends negative rates
A Bank of England (BoE) policymaker has defended the potential use of negative interest rates, which could take the cost of borrowing below zero.
Is it just same as Apple, Google and Facebook? Donald Trump paid no income tax in 10 of last 15 years, New York Times claims
The president hits back at the claims in the newspaper, insisting they are "totally fake news".
Chinese investors, beware: EU targets ‘golden visas’
Such passports, which some nations issue in return for investments, are popular because they effectively give freedom of movement among all EU member states.
America’s pandemic election: what could go even more wrong?
America’s 2020 presidential election will be a contest like no other. From the effects of mass mail-in voting to the threat of disinformation and delayed results - how ugly coul...
"This Virus Has A Big Trick": Why COVID-19 Is Life-Threatening For Some
Increasing evidence suggests that some Covid-19 patients get very ill because of an impaired interferon response.
"Alexa, I'm Getting Pulled Over": Amazon Launches New Cameras For Cars
The new $200 Ring Car Cam will automatically start recording on the voice command, store footage securely and notify a family member of the traffic stop.
Alphabet Settles Shareholder Suit Over Sexual Harassment Claims
The company will set aside $310 million in funding towards diversity initiatives and prohibit severance packages to employees who are subject to any pending investigation for se...
Two Million Virus Deaths "Likely" Without Collective Action: WHO
As the one million death count looms in a pandemic that has surged around the planet, the WHO said the prospect of another million deaths was not unimaginable.
Airline crew reportedly held in COVID-19 ‘concentration camp’
The cabin crew of a British Airways flight has been held in what one flight attendant has described as a “concentration camp” in Hong Kong after a colleague tested positive for ...
Woman tased, arrested for refusing to wear a mask at football game
Police in Ohio say a woman was arrested and tased after she refused to wear a mask or leave a middle school football game on Wednesday.
Hong Kong Expats Are Buying Up Luxury Homes From London to Los Angeles
The city’s wealthiest citizens are moving their money amid political unrest.
JPMorgan Is Set to Pay $1 Billion in Record Spoofing Penalty
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is poised to pay close to $1 billion to resolve market manipulation investigations by U.S. authorities into its trading of metals futures and Treasury secur...
Vatican and China prepare to renew historic deal, angering US
Pope Francis has reportedly approved a two-year renewal of the deal on the appointment of bishops vetted by the Vatican.
Sanctioned Putin associate ‘laundered millions’ through Barclays
One of Vladimir Putin's closest friends may have used Barclays Bank in London to launder money and dodge sanctions, leaked documents suggest.
Game of Laws: Compliance in the Age of Regulatory Proliferation
Even if the pace at which regulations are drafted seems to be slowing down, at least at the EU-level, regulations in general are still trending toward bullish proliferation. In ...
Companies House to tighten its checks
The UK government is to overhaul the system of checks for Britain’s register of companies after criticism that the database is too easily abused by money launderers and fraudsters.
HSBC shares fall to 25-year low as fears for China business grow
HSBC's shares plunged to historic lows on Monday as the bank was hit by new fears about its business in China and a report accusing it and other major lenders of failing to stop...
Capitalism isn't working anymore. Here's how the pandemic could change it forever
Capitalism is in crisis. The pandemic could change it forever, in favor of workers and those in greatest need.
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