Jackie Northam

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Anti-Corruption Campaign In Saudi Arabia Raises Questions On Economic Health Of Country

Monday, February 05, 2018

Saudi Arabia's attorney general says the kingdom has netted more than $100 billion from princes and businessmen being held at a luxury hotel in the capital, Riyadh. The incident has raised questions about the economic health of the oil-rich kingdom.


New Phase Begins In Saudi Arabia's Anti-Corruption Crackdown

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

It appears Saudi authorities may soon move businessmen and princes held on corruption charges from detention in a luxury hotel to a prison. The move comes amid a series of changes in the kingdom.


After A Year In Office, Questions About Trump's Foreign Deals Go On. And On

Monday, January 15, 2018

When preparing to take the oath of office, President Trump promised to make no new foreign business deals. But a year later, ethics experts say the problems have not been solved in any meaningful way.


Protests In Iran Continue With Reports Of 20 Killed And Hundreds Arrested

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Violent protests in Iran are continuing since they began six days ago. They're highlighting economic problems and the question of what impact U.S. sanctions have on Iranians.


What's At Stake For Boeing In The Iran Deal

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Most U.S. firms can't do business with Iran even under the nuclear deal the president may try to unravel. But a lot is at stake for airplane-maker Boeing, which has signed deals with Iranian airlines.


Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch's Speech At Trump's D.C. Hotel Draws Criticism

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch didn't cross any legal line by making the speech at the Trump Hotel in D.C., but ethics experts say the optics surrounding the event don't look great.


Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch Criticized For Speech At Trump's D.C. Hotel

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Justice Gorsuch speaks Thursday to a conservative group at the Trump hotel in Washington, D.C. Critics say doing so doesn't look good because the hotel is at the center of multiple lawsuits.


Saudi Arabia Announces It Will Lift Ban And Allow Women To Drive

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Saudi Arabia announces it will allow women to drive by June 2018, overturning one of many obstacles faced by women in the kingdom.


China Cuts Off Bank Business With North Korea As Trump Announces New Sanctions

Thursday, September 21, 2017

The U.S. says that China's central bank has ordered other Chinese banks to stop doing business with North Korea.


President Trump's Decision On Iran Nuclear Deal Could Affect Boeing Sales

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Boeing has been one of the big winners with the Iran nuclear deal with two deals worth roughly $20 billion with Iranian airlines. This could be in jeopardy if President Trump does not certify Iran's compliance with the accord.


Chinese Construction Company Inks Deal To Build Trump Golf Course In Dubai

Thursday, September 14, 2017

A Chinese state-owned construction company has been awarded a contract to work on the Trump golf course in Dubai. The contract was confirmed despite assurances from President Trump that he would not engage in foreign deals while he is in the White House.


New Details Emerge About Russians Who Met With Donald Trump Jr.

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

A foundation aimed at repealing a set of sanctions known as the Magnitsky Act has strong links to many of the Russians who attended the June 2016 meeting with Donald Trump Jr. and others.


Analysts: U.S. Unlikely To End Trade With China Over North Korea

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

President Trump threatened to cut off trade to any nation doing business with North Korea after it tested a nuclear weapon. The warning was clearly aimed at China.


Questions Linger About President Trump's Washington, D.C. Hotel

Friday, September 01, 2017

Congress and the General Services Administration Inspector General are raising new questions about President Trump's hotel in Washington, D.C., that's leased from the federal government.


Trump Administration Unveils Sanctions To Curb North Korea's Weapons Program

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Ten Chinese and Russian companies and six individuals are targeted. Many were tied to the rogue country's coal and resource trade and its efforts to send workers abroad.


Qatar And Saudi Arabia Take Their Feud To The Airwaves, Internet

Monday, July 31, 2017

Saudi Arabia and Qatar have ramped up their lobbying efforts to gain international support in their 2-month-old feud. That includes TV attack ads, and flooding online media sites with competing messages.


House Passes New Sanctions On Russia For Interfering In 2016 Election

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

An overwhelming vote in the House to impose tough new sanctions on Russia for interfering with the 2016 presidential election leaves Trump in a challenging situation — accepting sanctions on Russia or vetoing a bill that has broad bipartisan support.


Academic Adviser Of U.S. Student Jailed In Iran: 'Everything He Did Was Normal'

Monday, July 17, 2017

Iran says it has sentenced the Princeton student to 10 years for spying. He may have been caught up in a power struggle between hardliners and the more moderate government of President Hassan Rouhani.


Trump Hotels Again The Target Of Hackers Seeking Credit Card Data

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Trump Hotels was hit again by hackers who broke into the reservations system to take credit card data. TechCrunch says this was the third time the hotel chain's system has been compromised.


Ivanka Trump Pushes To Expand Her Brand In China

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Trump has applied for a dozen new trademarks in China since her father became president, but will she be successful?