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Source: Global News

Donald Trump Jr.’s dinner offer to Indian investors prompts conflict of interest concerns

Today 07:01 GMT

Donald Trump Jr. is offering investors in a Trump Tower luxury development near New Delhi the opportunity to enjoy “conversation and dinner” with him.

WATCH: Donald Trump Jr.’s wife taken to hospital after white powder delivered to home, police investigating. Ahead of his trip, the interim head of the Trump Organization ran a full page ad in multiple Indian newspapers, promising those who buy a Trump property before Feb.

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Source: NBC News

Legalize betting College sports say don't corrupt our games

Today 07:01 GMT

A number of critical players in statehouses across the country, as well as sports organizations such as the NCAA, want to pump the brakes on nationwide efforts to legalize sports betting, citing concerns over the integrity of games and worries over the economic and social impact of sports gambling.

In a state where Ole Miss college football reigns supreme, Republican state Rep. Roun McNeal has pushed a bill that would ban sports betting in the event that a Supreme Court decision legalizes it nationwide this year.

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Source: CBS News

Retiring GOP lawmakers share their frustrations, concerns over future of Congress

Monday 17:17 GMT

The outgoing lawmakers expressed concerns over the future of their deliberative bodies as a whole, questioning whether Congress still has the ability to solve the nation's greatest problems with partisanship enveloping Capitol Hill.

They leave behind frustrations, concerns and hopes for their respective deliberative bodies, things they hope will change even after they leave. Dozens of members of the House and Senate have announced their upcoming departure from Congress after the 2018 midterm elections.

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Source: CBS News

Concerns mount over Russia's influence in Eastern Europe

Saturday 16:21 GMT

CBS News contributor Alex Kliment, who writes for Signal, a newsletter produced by GZERO Media, spoke with CBSN's Anne-Marie Green Friday about why Russia's influence in the region is alarming from a geopolitical perspective.

Kliment said the bigger concern, however, is if Russia will use the "local ethnic split" to destabilize Bosnia "in a way that makes it impossible" to join NATO. There are fears Russia will train the officers, increasing the risk of conflict.

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Source: Reuters

Tesla delays, tax credit concerns spur sales of Chevy Bolts

Sunday 00:36 GMT

GM dealers in California, the top U.S. market for electric vehicles, say brisk demand for Bolts is driven in part by frustrated Tesla buyers who are afraid they will lose a $7,500 electric vehicle tax credit if they wait.

Some potential buyers of Tesla’s long-delayed Model 3 sedan are concerned that they will miss out on big federal tax breaks and are looking for alternatives, including General Motors Co’s (GM.N) Chevrolet Bolt, according to postings by would-be Tesla buyers on websites and interviews with GM dealers.

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Source: Fox News

U.S. officials visit Utah man in Venezuelan jail, cite health concerns

Saturday 21:51 GMT

The agency, which has denounced the Venezuelan government for routinely denying U.S. consular officers visits with Joshua Holt at the Caracas jail where he is being held with his wife, a Venezuelan national, told Fox News that U.S. officials were able to see the 26-year-old man on Feb. 9.. “We continue to have grave concerns about Joshua Holt’s precarious health and lack of access to sufficient medical care,” the official said in a statement, on condition of anonymity.


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