December 15, 2019

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner made up to $135 million while working for free

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By Justin Rohrlich From Quartz Unpaid presidential advisers Ivanka Trump and husband Jared Kushner earned between $82 million and $135.1 million last year in outside income, newly released financial disclosures reveal. The couple claimed combined assets worth between $181 million and $755 million. The disclosures used by the US Office of Government Ethics (OGE) list assets and […]

Non dual citizen countries

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10 countries where it’s nearly impossible to become a dual citizen By Brianna Moné From Business Insider Some countries won’t allow you to be a citizen of two places. Associated Press/Mark Lennihan Being born in a specific country gives you an automatic claim of that country, a right to citizenship. Sometimes, depending on your country […]

Saudi cuts oil output as OPEC points to 2019 surplus

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From Newsmax OPEC on Monday forecast lower demand for its crude next year as rivals pump more and said top oil exporter Saudi Arabia, eager to avoid a return of oversupply, had cut production. In a monthly report, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries said the world will need 32.05 million barrels per day […]

Kuwaiti creditor seeks Abraaj liquidation in Cayman Islands court

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By Sarah Townsend From The National The move by Kuwait’s Public Institution for Social Security risks complicating ongoing restructuring negotiations One of the creditors of Abraaj Group, the buyout firm facing allegations of misusing investors’ funds, has filed a petition in a Cayman Islands court seeking liquidation of the company – a move that threatens […]

Worst airports in world 2

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The 19 worst airports in the world Part 2 By Tom Murray From Business Insider Your flying experience doesn’t just depend on what airline you’re flying with — but also what airport you’re flying from. As well as ranking the best airlines in the world, flight compensation company AirHelp has named and shamed the worst […]

George H W Bush in intensive care after wife’s funeral

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From BBC Former US President George H W Bush is in a hospital intensive care unit with an infection, a week after the death of his wife, Barbara. In a statement, a family spokesman said he had contracted an infection that spread to his blood, but was “responding to treatments”. The 93-year-old was admitted to […]

WALK FREE.ORG: Forced Labour

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A job shouldn’t cost your freedom Narayan Nepali knows the horror of forced labour in Qatar first-hand. He travelled from Nepal on the promise of a well-paid job. When he arrived his passport was confiscated by an employer and his nightmare began. Unfortunately, as construction for the football World Cup 2022 intensifies, more migrant workers […]