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Deutsche Bank reportedly ignored employees’ calls to report Trump transactions to federal watchdog

Deutsche Bank reportedly ignored employees’ calls to report Trump transactions to federal watchdog

Finance
President Donald Trump and his senior advisor Jared Kushner arrive for a meeting with manufacturing CEOs at the White House in Washington, DC, U.S. February 23, 2017.Kevin Lamarque | ReutersDeutsche Bank ignored employees' calls to report transactions made by legal entities controlled by President Donald Trump and Jared Kushner to the Treasury Department's financial crimes unit, according to The New York Times.Transactions in 2016 and 2017 triggered automated controls at Deutsche Bank meant to catch illicit activity, and compliance workers then prepared what's known as suspicious activity reports that they believed should be sent to the Treasury, according to the Times, which cited five current and former bank employees. But the reports were never filed with the government, the article sta...
Thomas Cook reportedly receives bids for firm

Thomas Cook reportedly receives bids for firm

Business
Travel company Thomas Cook has received approaches for parts of its business and the company as a whole, according to reports.The business put its airline up for sale in February and it said last month it would close 21 stores across the country and cut more than 300 jobs.Chinese investment firm Fosun International could be a bidder for the company's tour operating business, Sky News reported. Thomas Cook declined to comment.Fosun International, which runs a joint venture with Thomas Cook in China, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.Insiders told Sky it could be months before any formal offer is lodged, and there is no guarantee one will be made. Heatwave hitThomas Cook is the world's oldest tour operator and was founded in Market Harbor...
Italy is reportedly going to support China's Belt and Road program

Italy is reportedly going to support China's Belt and Road program

Finance
Italy is planning to officially announce its support for China's Belt and Road Initiative this month, the Financial Times reported Wednesday. It would be the first endorsement by a G-7 nation, the report pointed out. Chinese President Xi Jinping's regional infrastructure investment program is widely seen as Beijing's attempt to expand its influence globally through the construction of a network of land and maritime routes across Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe. Critics say that through the project, China forces developing nations to take on high debt burdens while benefiting Chinese companies which are often state-ow...
Leeds United transfer news: Bristol City winger Callum O’Dowda reportedly a target for Marcelo Bielsa

Leeds United transfer news: Bristol City winger Callum O’Dowda reportedly a target for Marcelo Bielsa

Sports
transfer report The 23-year-old is seen as an alternate option to first choice target Dan James Leeds United are reportedly interested in signing Bristol City winger Callum O’Dowda, according to reports. O’Dowda, the Republic of Ireland international, has scored two goals for the Robins this season, creating a further four as Lee Johnson’s side fight to finish in the play-off places. Despite starting less than half of City’s league matches this term, O’Dowda is considered an important member of Johnson’s squad and has a contract at Ashton Gate running until summer 2020. Johnson hopes O’Dowda signs a new contract with Bristol City Johnson has previously admitted he wants to tie O’Dowda down to a ...
Mesut Ozil reportedly out of Arsenal squad for Liverpool match due to knee injury

Mesut Ozil reportedly out of Arsenal squad for Liverpool match due to knee injury

Sports
ABSENT The midfielder was not pictured among the players as they stepped off their bus after arriving in the city Mesut Ozil has reportedly suffered a knee issue and so will miss Arsenal’s match against Liverpool on Saturday, live on talkSPORT. The Gunners’ team bus arrived in the city on Friday evening, with every member bar one disembarking as expected. Mesut Ozil hasn’t featured consistently in Unai Emery’s team Ozil was the sole notable exception – not seen or pictured by photographers who witnessed the arrival – and it was later revealed by BBC’s David Ornstein that this was due to pain in his knee. It is understood that the German midfielder encountered the problem while training on Friday and w...