White House releases Jared Kushner’s financial disclosure showing wealth, debt have risen

Financial disclosure forms show that White House special adviser — and U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law — Jared Kushner’s wealth and debt both appear to have risen over the year, an indication of the complex state of his finances and the potential conflicts that confront some of his investments. Disclosures issued late Monday by the White House for Kushner and ...

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Summit, sightseeing, shopping: Kim Jong-un entourage makes most of all-expenses-paid vacation

Welcome to The National Today newsletter, which takes a closer look at what’s happening around some of the day’s most notable stories. Sign up here and it will be delivered directly to your inbox Monday to Friday. TODAY: North Korea’s summit delegation is taking full advantage of the trip to Singapore while their hosts pick up the tab Hysteria about rumours of child kidnappers has ...

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Pine-killing southern beetle may be more deadly as it moves north

A beetle that has killed millions of acres of pines in southern forests is munching its way north, and new research suggests its tree-killing prowess could be magnified in cooler climes. Once unheard-of north of Delaware, southern pine beetles have been steadily expanding their range as the climate warms. Efforts are underway to quell a large outbreak in Long Island’s ...

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Trump demands Canada dismantle supply management or risk trading relationship

U.S. President Donald Trump says Canada will have to dismantle its supply-managed dairy system or else Americans will dramatically curtail its trading relationship — a shot across the bow at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who has vocally defended the country’s existing agricultural policies in the face of U.S. opposition. “No tariffs, no barriers, that’s the way it should be and ...

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