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NY AG: Trump Turned Foundation Into Wing Of His White House Campaign

NEW YORK (AP) — Insider testimony, emails and other evidence show President Donald Trump turned his charitable foundation into a wing of his White House campaign, New York’s attorney general said in a new court filing Thursday. State Attorney General Letitia James, a Democrat, detailed her case against the foundation in a 37-page court filing in a lawsuit that seeks $2.8 million in restitution and an order banning Trump and his three eldest children from running any New York charities for 10 y...
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Trump donor who once owned prostitution case day spa offered access to president

Li Yang claimed to give Chinese clients pictures with TrumpMiami Herald and Mother Jones reports raise ethics questionsA company run by a donor to Donald Trump claimed it could provide Chinese clients with a chance to mingle and take photos with the president, along with access to his private club in Palm Beach, Florida. Related: Trump in Super Bowl selfie with founder of spa in prostitution case Continue reading...
Tags: Florida, World news, US news, US politics, Donald Trump, Trump, Mother Jones, Palm Beach Florida, Li Yang, TrumpMiami Herald

Donor claimed Chinese clients could mingle with Trump

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A company run by a donor to President Donald Trump claimed it could provide Chinese clients with a chance to mingle and take photos with the president, along with access to his private club in Palm Beach, Florida. It remains unclear how much Li Yang charged for the services and […]
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Trump Mar-A-Lago Buddy Wrote Policy Pitch. The President Sent It To VA Chief.

A handwritten note to Trump, addressed “Dear King,” presents another instance of access and influence for Mar-a-Lago associates. In late 2017, on one of President Donald Trump’s retreats to Mar-a-Lago, his private club in Palm Beach, Florida, he caught up with an old friend: Albert Hazzouri. When Hazzouri is not at Mar-a-Lago, he’s a cosmetic dentist in Scranton, Pennsylvania. At a campaign rally there in 2016, Trump gave him a shoutout: “Stand up, Albert. Where the hell are you, Albert? Sta...
Tags: Florida, News, Washington, Saudi Arabia, Politico, House, Veterans Affairs, Va, Medicare, Graham, State Department, Donald Trump, Ada, Environmental Protection Agency, Trump, Albert

Man stole a massive rare coin collection and dropped much of it into a Coinstar machine

A Palm Beach, Florida gentleman robbed his "friend" of a rare coin collection and dropped much of it into a Coinstar machine for just the face value in bills. According to the Palm Beach Post, Shane Anthony Mele, 40, confessed to robbing Michael Johnson's office of many items totaling $350,000 in value, including around 100,000 coins, "some worth just a little and some extremely valuable." From the Palm Beach Post: (Mele) told investigators he took some coins to South Florida Coins & Jewelr...
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Judge Rules Trump Labor Secretary Broke Law With 2008 Epstein Plea Deal

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Florida violated the rights of victims by secretly reaching a non-prosecution agreement with a wealthy financier accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, a federal judge ruled Thursday. U.S. District Judge Kenneth Marra said in a 33-page decision that victims of financier Jeffrey Epstein should have been consulted under federal law about the deal. Marra stopped short of invalidating the non-prosecution agreement but asked prosecu...
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How the National Enquirer's David Pecker, 'the bad boy of magazines,' went from betraying Trump to facing off with Jeff Bezos

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos name-checked American Media, Inc. CEO and National Enquirer Publisher David Pecker in a Medium post that said the National Enquirer tried to blackmail him. Bezos' mention of Pecker sparked headlines that harped on the double entendre, but it's just the latest controversy involving the longtime media boss. Once called the "bad boy of magazine publishing," Pecker is a successful media boss who was most recently also at the center of a controversy surrounding President Donal...
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Best romantic couples trip ideas

It’s hard for couples to spend quality time together within the routine of work and home duties, and the standard dinner-and-a-movie combo gets old before long. The best way to have fun together and leave all the boring, everyday humdrum behind is to go on a trip, away from it all, and plan some cool activities. For couples who want to make their time together count, here are nine of the most romantic and unique couples experiences around the world. 1. Consult the cards at a Santa Fe spa. ...
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Luann de Lesseps Is Open to Getting Married Again: ‘Why the Hell Not?’ 

Luann de Lesseps attends the and DailyMailTV Holiday Party at Gramercy Terrace at The Gramercy Park Hotel on December 11, 2018 in New York City. Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Fans may see Luann de Lesseps walk down the aisle again in the future! All 33 ‘Real Housewives’ Couples Who Filed for Divorce After Appearing on TV “Would I get married again? Why the hell not?” the Real Housewives of New York City star, 53, told Us Weekly exclusively at her Count...
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Trump’s Companies Boosted Foreign Worker Visas To 10-Year High In 2018

President Trump may have ratcheted up his anti-immigration efforts in recent months, but his family companies appear to be using foreign workers at a higher rate than ever before. The Trump Organization requested and received at least 192 visas for foreign workers in 2018, according to Department of Labor data. That number appears to be the highest for the company going back to at least 2008 and likely much earlier, based on public records. The nearly two decades’ worth of data were pulled to...
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Trump Mindful Of Optics As He Decides Which Trips To Take During Shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vacation jaunts and hobnobbing with global elites at a Swiss ski resort are out for President Donald Trump. Visits with troops and farmers are OK. Like some of his recent predecessors, Trump is carefully picking and choosing where he’ll travel during the partial government shutdown. He visited with U.S. troops stationed at a military base in western Iraq the day after Christmas and flew to the U.S.-Mexico border in southern Texas last week to try to buttress his argument for...
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Trump threatens to seal off US-Mexico border 'entirely' if Congress does not agree funding for a wall

Donald Trump, the US president, on Friday threatened to seal off the entire US-Mexico border if Congress does not approve funding for a border wall. His comments came as the federal government shutdown entered its seventh day, with Mr Trump failing to come to a budget agreement with his Democratic opponents. The continued standoff means around a quarter of the US government will likely remain closed well into 2019, when the Democrats will take control of the House of Representatives. The shutdow...
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Trump at bay: failure looms as Democrats load 'subpoena cannon'

Donald Trump speaks to members of the military from his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, on Thanksgiving Day. There was golf with Jack Nicklaus, the most successful player of all time. Trump is approaching the midway point in his presidency and, some argue, a point of no return. The recent midterm elections left him wounded, House Democrats are said to be aiming a “subpoena cannon” at every aspect of his life and special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation appears to be near...
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President Trump Said He's Thankful for These 2 Things This Thanksgiving Season

President Donald Trump says he is most thankful for his family and what he called “the tremendous difference” he has made in America, while speaking at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida on Thursday.
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Trump warns of government shutdown next month over border security

There certainly could and it will be about border security, of which the wall is a part," Trump told reporters in Palm Beach, Florida. The U.S. Congress faces a deadline next month to fund parts of the federal government and a possible showdown over money for Trump's proposed border wall. Having won control of the House in midterm elections, Democrats have said they will be even less motivated than before to meet Trump's wall demands.
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Trump Facing Bipartisan Pressure To Punish Saudis As Meeting With MBS Approaches

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump faces increasing pressure to take tougher measures against Saudi Arabia over the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi. Trump says that Saudi Arabia is a “spectacular ally” and that he’s not convinced that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom’s de facto leader, was directly responsible for the Oct. 2 slaying of the editorial columnist for The Washington Post inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. But there are increasing calls for more action ami...
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Trump Nominates Handbag Designer As Ambassador To South Africa

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has nominated a South Florida-based luxury fashion and handbag designer to be the new U.S. ambassador to South Africa. The White House announced the nomination of native South African Lana Marks late Wednesday. Marks was born and raised in South Africa and is now the CEO of the Lana Marks Collections design firm which caters to celebrities. She speaks Xhosa and Afrikaans and lives in Palm Beach, Florida. There has been no U.S. ambassador to South Africa...
Tags: Florida, News, Washington, White House, Ap, South Africa, Donald Trump, Trump, Palm Beach Florida, Lana Marks, Summer Concepcion, Lana Marks Collections

Genstar-backed Mercer Advisors buys Beacon Wealth Management

Mercer Advisors Inc, a Genstar Capital portfolio company, has acquired Beacon Wealth Management. Financial terms were announced. Beacon Wealth Management is a boutique wealth management firm emphasizing sophisticated financial planning for high net worth individuals. PRESS RELEASE DENVER, November 5, 2018 – Mercer Advisors Inc. (“Mercer Advisors”), a national Registered Investment Advisor (RIA), today announced the acquisition of Beacon Wealth Management(BWM), a boutique wealth management firm e...
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New Synthetic DNA Technology Being Used To Combat Theft Of Rare Books

“Booksellers have always had to contend with warding off book thieves hungry for valuable volumes. As part of its ongoing efforts to deter book crime, Raptis Rare Books in Palm Beach, Florida, is employing a new piece of technology called synthetic DNA.” Here’s how it works.
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A look at all the companies participating in 500 Startups’ 24th accelerator program

TechCrunch has an exclusive look at the companies participating in 500 Startups‘ 24th startup accelerator batch, which kicked off last week. Through its four-month seed program, the Silicon Valley seed fund invests $150,000 in exchange for 6 percent equity. The companies below include a mix of industries from cryptocurrency to digital health to e-commerce. 500 Startups says 40 percent of the companies have a female founder, 50 percent have a black, mixed-race or Latinx founder and 31 percent ...
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Cresset Family Office hires two

Cresset Family Office has added Jill Shipley and Vimala Snow to its team. Shipley, who is based in Palm Beach, Florida, will lead family culture, impact and governance while the Denver-based Snow will serve as managing director of wealth strategy for the Mountain region. Cressset Family Office was launched by Cresset Capital Management last June. PRESS RELEASE CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cresset Family Office has announced the addition of Jill Shipley and Vimala Snow to its growing team of experienc...
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Trump reportedly picks handbag designer as ambassador to South Africa

Lana Marks, whose products retail for $10,000 to $400,000, was born in South Africa but has not lived there for more than 40 yearsA luxury handbag designer in Palm Beach, Florida, has reportedly been chosen by Donald Trump as the next US ambassador to South Africa.The appointment of Lana Marks, whose products sell between $10,000 and $400,000, would be likely to cause some surprise: Marks was born in South Africa but has not lived there for more than 40 years. Continue reading...
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Burt Reynolds may be buried at sea

HOLLYWOOD — Burt Reynolds was cremated shortly after his death on Sept. 6 at age 82, and his family is considering scattering his ashes at sea, but first he’ll be honored in a private service for family and friends Wednesday at a church in Palm Beach, Florida, the town where he spent almost his entire life, a celebrity news website reported. His family are also planning a huge public celebration of his life, according to Radar Online. No dates were revealed — either for the burial at sea or the ...
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Flagler Museum Wedding With All The Bells and Whistles

From the Bride... As a little girl, I always dreamed of getting married in the Flagler Museum in Palm Beach, Florida. This Gilded Age mansion was once Henry Flagler's wedding gift to his wife. Once Oliver and I looked at it together, we knew, immediately that it was the place for us. With the help of an amazing team of vendors... Anthology, Masi Events, Katie Lopez Photography, Nuage Designs, Pinwheel Film Company (and SO many more!) we were able to curate a day that was the start of the next in...
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Two shot during high school football game

Two adults were shot at a high school football game in Palm Beach, Florida, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.
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Veterans Group Sues To Block VA Shadow Rulers

A liberal veterans group is suing to block the influence of three outside advisers who have been secretly influencing the Department of Veterans Affairs from Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump’s private club in Palm Beach, Florida. ProPublica reported last week that the advisers — Marvel Entertainment chairman Ike Perlmutter, West Palm Beach doctor Bruce Moskowitz and Washington lawyer Marc Sherman — have been shaping VA personnel and policy decisions despite having no official role or relevan...
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Bain Capital to take UK insurer esure private in $1.55 billion deal: Reuters

(Reuters) – Private equity firm Bain Capital has agreed to buy esure (ESUR.L) for 1.21 billion pounds ($1.55 billion), in a deal that gives investors in the British insurer a 37 percent premium on the share price at the end of last week. The insurer said its independent directors and two biggest shareholders, Chairman Peter Wood and Toscafund, supported the Bain deal at 280 pence per share. They together own 47.7 percent shares of the company. Wood and Halifax bank launched online insurer esure....
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RHONY's Luann de Lesseps Strikes A Plea Deal & Avoids Jail Time — Details HERE!

Luann de Lesseps has reached a plea deal following her arrest in Palm Beach, Florida back in December 2017. As we previously reported, the Real Housewives of New York star recently checked herself into rehab, seeking treatment for stress resulting from a lawsuit filed by her ex-husband and children. But now the 53-year-old reality TV star is finally dealing with her arrest for disorderly intoxication, battery on an officer, resisting arrest, and threatening a public servant. Related: Luann Fell...
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A 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Named Mongoose Uses Hemi Power to Catch Cobras

All apologies to you restorers and split-window collectors out there, but this kind of thing happened with Vettes in the 1960s. Well, maybe not often. Not to this extent, anyway. Floridian Pete Arend must have spent a considerable amount of money to turn this ’63 coupe into the Cobra-hunting Mongoose that he drag raced and entered in car shows on both sides of the country. The car was initially built with a fuel-injected big-block Chevy engine, but Arend stepped up to a Hilborn-injected Dodge He...
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Cruise ship tours: Inside Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line's Grand Classica

Thinking about a quick getaway to The Bahamas? USA TODAY's latest Cruise Ship Tour offers a deck-by-deck look at the 1,680-passenger Grand Classica — a vessel that just began two-night voyages from Palm Beach, Florida to Freeport in The Bahamas.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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