Correction: Conflicted Interests story – Washington Times

In a story Dec. 6 about doable conflicts of passion amongst state legislators, The Associated Press and Center for Public Integrity reported erroneously that Nevada lawmakers in a different consultation ultimate yr took a traditionally unparalleled step in waiving necessities that legislators expose doable conflicts of passion after they licensed …

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Wall St falls as investors fret about tax bill passage

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Major U.S. inventory indexes fell on Thursday, with the S&P 500 down essentially the most in a month, as investor worries over possible roadblocks to the Republicans’ tax overhaul greater than offset optimism over sturdy retail gross sales knowledge. Though congressional Republicans had reached a deal …

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GOP’s Farenthold, bowing to power, won’t seek re-election

WASHINGTON (AP) – Bowing to power from fellow Republicans, Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold mentioned Thursday he would now not seek re-election to a 5th time period, apologizing for his indignant outbursts however denying sexual harassment allegations. In a five-minute video on his marketing campaign’s Facebook web page, Farenthold denied a …

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Venezuela first lady’s nephews jailed for drugs

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Efrain Antonio Campo Flores (2nd from left) and Franqui Francisco Flores de Freitas (3rd from proper) had been arrested in Haiti Two nephews of Venezuela’s first woman were sentenced to 18 years in jail in the USA after being convicted of trafficking drugs. Franqui Francisco …

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