Business Insider is hiring an associate lifestyle editor in London

Sebastian Ter Burg/Flickr We are looking for a confident, experienced, and enthusiastic writer and editor to join our lifestyle team in London. The right candidate should be able to quickly and confidently write accurate news stories as well as conduct interviews and compose more in-depth features.See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW […]

Mueller reportedly has evidence that a Trump associate met with a Kremlin ally in early 2017 to create a secret Trump-Russia backchannel

Larry Downing/Reuters A witness in the Russia investigation has testified that Trump associate Erik Prince helped arrange a 2017 meeting in the Seychelles islands with a Kremlin ally as part of an effort to establish a backchannel of communication between the US and Russia, and to discuss US-Russia relations under the Trump administration.  The revelation […]

Lawyers for Manafort associate Rick Gates are out

AP Photo/Susan Walsh A group of lawyers representing Rick Gates, one of Paul Manafort’s longtime associates who is facing money laundering charges in the Russia investigation, has quit the case, effective immediately. The attorneys filed the request on Thursday, according to a court document. The reason for their withdrawal was not immediately known. Lawyers representing […]

The Kremlin invested ‘hundreds of millions’ in Twitter and Facebook through a Kushner associate

Getty The “Paradise Papers” show that the Kremlin invested millions into Twitter and Facebook via two major state-owned companies. The money was invested through Yuri Milner, a Russian-American billionaire tech investor who is also associated with Jared Kushner. Milner sold his holdings in both companies years ago and has no apparent connection to Russia’s propaganda campaign that […]

New York court dismisses $250 million tax fraud case against Russia-born former Trump associate

Stringer/Reuters A Manhattan court dismissed a $ 250 million civil tax fraud case against Russian-American businessman Felix Sater on Wednesday, Business Insider has learned.  The civil tax fraud case against Sater, a former associate of President Donald Trump, and the real-estate company he cofounded, Bayrock, was being prosecuted under New York State’s qui tam law, which authorizes […]

Mueller’s investigation just got a boost — and another Trump associate may be in its crosshairs

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik News on Friday that special counsel Robert Mueller has obtained a letter drafted by President Donald Trump that details his reasons for firing then-FBI director James Comey has likely bolstered the progress of the Russia investigation, and may have landed another close Trump confidant in its crosshairs. Mueller was put in charge of the investigation […]