Trump Cabinet member Sessions interviewed in U.S. Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was questioned last week by the special counsel’s office investigating potential collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday. The interview marked the … Continue reading Trump Cabinet member Sessions interviewed in U.S. Russia probe

U.S. senators want probe of drug trafficking tied to Venezuela government

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two U.S. senators called on the U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday to investigate allegations of drug trafficking by senior officials in the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, as the country struggles with economic crisis. In … Continue reading U.S. senators want probe of drug trafficking tied to Venezuela government

Turkey’s Halkbank working with U.S. Treasury, Justice Department after Iran case: Simsek on Bloomberg HT

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish lender Halkbank is working closely with the U.S. Treasury and Justice Department, Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said on Wednesday, after a U.S. jury found one of its executives guilty in an Iran sanctions-busting trial. Simsek … Continue reading Turkey’s Halkbank working with U.S. Treasury, Justice Department after Iran case: Simsek on Bloomberg HT