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In the last 10 minutes of trading at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange on Friday, September 13, someone got very lucky. That's when he or she, or a group of people, sold short 120,000 “S&P e-minis”—electronically traded futures…
Wall Street Journal
– Oct 16, 5:53 PM
WASHINGTON—Energy Secretary Rick Perry said he sought out Rudy Giuliani this spring at President Trump's direction to address Mr. Trump's concerns about alleged Ukrainian corruption, a sign of how closely the president's personal lawyer…
The Washington Post
Michael Birnbaum, Shane Harris, John Hudson
– Oct 16, 4:10 PM
The State Department also has allocated more than $100,000 for an “alternate” residence for Sondland for September and October, while work is performed. Sondland, a hotel developer and major Trump fundraiser who had no diplomacy…
The New York Times
– Oct 17, 2:57 AM
Representative Elijah E. Cummings, a son of sharecroppers who rose to become one of the most powerful Democrats in Congress and a key figure in the impeachment investigation of President Trump, died on Thursday in Baltimore, his spokeswoman said.
(CNN) Rep. Elijiah Cummings of Maryland died Thursday morning, according to his office. The Democratic congressman has represented Maryland's 7th Congressional District since 1996 and served as the chairman of the House Oversight and Reform…