US apologises to Britain over wiretapping claims

The White House has issued a formal apology to the British government after Press secretary Sean Spicer repeated claims that the Obama administration used British spies to wiretap Donald Trump
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‘Panama Papers’ blockbusters make waves abroad, but secret money is a U.S. problem too

The headlines about the “Panama Papers,” the gigantic trove of offshore records that surfaced this week, were all about the famous names connected to secret financial accounts: Russia’s Vladimir Putin, Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko, China’s Xi Jinping, Syria’s Bashar Assad, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and more. Continue reading “‘Panama Papers’ blockbusters make waves abroad, but secret money is a U.S. problem too”