Huge Stakes For Trump Immigration Do-Over:
President Donald Trump is preparing to seize on a second chance to make a first impression with the release this week of a new executive order temporarily halting travel from citizens of seven nations he says pose a high risk of terrorism.
What Is Trump’s New National Security Adviser Thinking?:
President Donald Trump’s pick for national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, hasn’t shied away from expressing strong public opinions on military and strategic issues.
Major European Company Says Employee Has Gone Missing With $100M:
A major European conglomerate says one of its employees in South Korea has gone missing — along with $100 million.
Power and robotics firm ABB () announced Wednesday that it has “uncovered a sophisticated criminal scheme” at its South Korean unit. It only noticed the huge sums had been stolen after the treasurer of the subsidiary disappeared about two weeks ago.
The treasurer, who has not been identified, is suspected of forging documents and working with individuals outside the company to steal the money, ABB said. It’s working with local police and Interpol to investigate.
The embezzlement and misappropriation of funds is limited to South Korea, where ABB employs about 800 staff, it said. Other people could still come under investigation.
Ivanka Trump Steps Into Role Behind Her Father:
On Monday evening, as word spread of yet more anti-Semitic behavior around the nation, it wasn’t President Donald Trump who was the first to speak out against the threats to regional Jewish Community Centers — it was his daughter, Ivanka Trump.
It isn’t unusual for Ivanka, who, along with her husband Jared Kushner, identifies as an Orthodox Jew, to speak out on such a heartfelt issue. But the President’s daughter has picked up where she left off on the campaign trail — as the softer, gentler side of her father’s gruff demeanor.
Say Goodbye To This Classic Monopoly Token:
Monopoly fans cast four million votes last month to decide which of the board game’s classic eight tokens should stay around — and which gets the ax.
The results are in: Say goodbye to the thimble.
This means that the thimble token — which has been around since 1935 — won’t be included in the next version of the classic Monopoly board game slated to hit stores this fall.
The thimble’s fate is the result of an online vote Monopoly parent Hasbro () held last month at VoteMonopoly.com, marking the first time in Monopoly’s 82-year history that Hasbro crowdsourced the future of the game.
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