Industry regulation

FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2018, file photo, Chinese and corporate flags fly in front of the offices of the Anbang Insurance Group in Beijing. The founder of the Chinese insurer that owns New York City's Waldorf Hotel went on trial Wednesday, March 28, 2018 on charges of fraud and abusing his position for personal benefit. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
March 28, 2018 - 5:32 am
BEIJING (AP) — The founder of the Chinese insurer that owns New York City's Waldorf Hotel went on trial Wednesday on charges of improperly raising billions of dollars from investors and abusing his position to benefit himself. Wu Xiaohui, chairman of Anbang Insurance Group, was detained last year...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2018, file photo, Chinese and corporate flags fly in front of the offices of the Anbang Insurance Group in Beijing. The founder of the Chinese insurer that owns New York City's Waldorf Hotel went on trial Wednesday, March 28, 2018 on charges of fraud and abusing his position for personal benefit. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
March 28, 2018 - 1:55 am
BEIJING (AP) — The founder of the Chinese insurer that owns New York City's Waldorf Hotel went on trial Wednesday on charges of improperly raising billions of dollars from investors and abusing his position to benefit himself. Wu Xiaohui, chairman of Anbang Insurance Group, was detained last year...
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March 28, 2018 - 12:29 am
BEIJING (AP) — The founder of the Chinese insurer that owns New York City's Waldorf Hotel went on trial Wednesday on charges of fraud and abusing his position for personal benefit. Wu Xiaohui, chairman of Anbang Insurance Group, was detained last year and regulators took control of privately owned...
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March 28, 2018 - 12:09 am
BEIJING (AP) — Prosecutors say the founder of the Chinese insurer that owns New York City's Waldorf Hotel is on trial on charges of financial misconduct. The Shanghai prosecutor's office said Wednesday that Wu Xiaohui of privately owned Anbang Insurance Group was accused of illegal fundraising,...
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March 27, 2018 - 11:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two House Democrats pressed the White House counsel's office Tuesday to provide results from a newly revealed internal inquiry into more than $500 million in loans made last year by two companies to Trump administration senior adviser Jared Kushner's family firm. The loans...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2018, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., talks during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington. McConnell said Monday, March 26, 2018, that he'll introduce legislation to legalize hemp as an agricultural commodity. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 26, 2018 - 11:27 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants a full pardon for hemp. The Kentucky Republican on Monday previewed legislation seeking to free the plant from its ties to marijuana and let it take root as a legitimate crop. Hemp — marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin — would be...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, White House Senior adviser Jared Kushner attends a meeting in Beijing. The head of the federal government's ethics agency says the White House is looking into whether up to $500 million that went to Trump administration senior adviser Jared Kushner's family real estate company may have spurred ethics or criminal law violations. (Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP, File)
March 26, 2018 - 10:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House officials have been looking into whether $500 million in loans that went to Trump administration senior adviser Jared Kushner's family real estate company may have spurred ethics or criminal law violations, according to the head of the federal government's ethics...
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A man takes a copy of newspaper at a grocery shop in Shah Alam, Malaysia, Monday, March 26, 2018. Malaysia's government on Monday proposed new legislation to outlaw fake news with a 10-year jail term for offenders, in a move slammed by critics as a draconian bid to crack down on dissent ahead of a general election. Prime Minister Najib Razak has been dogged by a multibillion-dollar corruption scandal involving an indebted state fund, and rights activists fear the new law could be used to criminalize reports on government misconduct and critical opinions. (AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf)
March 26, 2018 - 10:16 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's government proposed new legislation Monday to outlaw fake news and punish offenders with a 10-year jail sentence, a move slammed as an attempt to silence dissent ahead of a general election. Prime Minister Najib Razak has been dogged by a multibillion-dollar...
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FILE - This Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, file photo provided by the San Bernardino Police Department shows a shut down marijuana operation of some 35,000 plants they believe was bringing in millions of dollars a month in San Bernardino, Calif. The woman who owns the operation who claims to be California's largest landlord of marijuana businesses has sued the city of San Bernardino for a law she says will create pot monopolies and could bar her from the industry. (San Bernardino Police Department via AP, File)
March 26, 2018 - 9:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman who owns a business that claims to be California's largest landlord of marijuana businesses sued the city of San Bernardino to overturn its pot regulation ordinance that could bar her from the industry. Stephanie Smith, the owner of a business called Bubba Likes Tortillas...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, White House Senior adviser Jared Kushner attends a meeting in Beijing. The head of the federal government's ethics agency says the White House is looking into whether up to $500 million that went to Trump administration senior adviser Jared Kushner's family real estate company may have spurred ethics or criminal law violations. (Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP, File)
March 26, 2018 - 8:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House officials are looking into whether $500 million in loans that went to Trump administration senior adviser Jared Kushner's family real estate company may have spurred ethics or criminal law violations, according to the head of the federal government's ethics agency...
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