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March 24, 2017 5:30 PM This Is What We Know About Adrian Elms, The Man Who Carried Out The Westminster Attack

Khalid Masood – born Adrian Elms – has been named as the man who killed four people and injured 50 others in an attack on Westminster on Wednesday. Khalid Masood, the man who attacked parliament this week, was born Adrian Elms in Dartford, Kent, on Christmas Day in 1964. He was also later known as Adrian Russell Ajao, after the man his mother married 12

March 21, 2017 2:24 PM What’s at Stake in a Health Bill That Slashes the Safety Net

And in the biggest step to shrink the social safety net since President Franklin D. Roosevelt started building it in the rubble of the Great Depression, Republicans in the House plan to vote this week to undo the Affordable Care Act. That law was Mr. Obama’s singular contribution toward an American welfare state, the biggest expansion of the nation’s 35

March 20, 2017 6:17 PM Norway ranked happiest country in the world; U.S. falls to 14th

Norway ranked happiest country in the world; U.S. falls to 14th Norway topped the UN rankings of the world’s happiest countries, continuing Scandinavian dominance on a list in which the U.S. has fallen to 14th. Last year’s top country, Denmark, dropped a spot and Iceland, Switzerland and Finland filled out the top five, with Burundi and The Central African 14

March 20, 2017 4:31 PM David Rockefeller Sr., steward of family fortune and Chase Manhattan Bank, dies at 101

David Rockefeller Sr., the heir to a vast and storied family fortune who, as president, chairman and chief executive of Chase Manhattan Bank, transformed a listless business into one of the world's largest financial institutions, died March 20 at his home in Pocantico Hills, New York. He was 101. A spokesman, Fraser Seitel, said the cause was congestive 15

March 20, 2017 3:19 PM Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller dies at age 101

David Rockefeller, the billionaire businessman and philanthropist who was the last in his generation of one of the country's most famously philanthropic families, died Monday. He was 101. Rockefeller died in his sleep at his home in suburban Pocantico Hills, N.Y., according to his spokesman, Fraser P. Seitel. He was the youngest of six children born to John D. Rockefeller 15

March 20, 2017 3:19 PM David Rockefeller, Banker, Philanthropist, Heir, Dies at 101

David Rockefeller, the U.S. banker, philanthropist, presidential adviser and heir to one of history’s most fabled fortunes, has died. At 101, he was the world’s oldest billionaire. He died Monday at his home in Pocantico Hills, New York, according to an emailed statement from Fraser P. Seitel, a family spokesman. The cause was congestive heart failure 18

March 20, 2017 2:48 PM David Rockefeller, last of generation in family, dies at 101

NEW YORK (AP) - David Rockefeller was the last of his generation in a famous American family that taught its children that wealth brings great responsibility. Even as children, he and his siblings had to set aside portions of their allowances for charitable giving. That lesson lasted throughout his life; to mark his 100th birthday in 2015, Rockefeller 11

March 16, 2017 10:32 PM Why Trump and Trudeau don't see eye-to-eye on NAFTA

The US president has called the agreement the "worst trade deal ever approved" by the United States, while the Canadian prime minister says NAFTA brings billions of dollars across the US-Canada border every day. March 16, 2017 —President Trump has said NAFTA is “the worst trade deal ever approved” because it unfairly benefits Mexico. But Canada’s prime 22

March 16, 2017 2:21 PM Donald Trump’s explanation of his wire-tapping tweets will shock and amaze you

Here's what happened after President Trump fired off a tweet accusing former president Barack Obama of wiretapping Trump Tower before the 2016 election. (Monica Akhtar/The Washington Post) CARLSON: So last night, your tax return from 2005, the first two pages, appeared, and the reporter who got it, he said in his mailbox, said that the front of it is stamped 17

March 16, 2017 7:30 AM Fed rate moves could spell end to Asian easing

SINGAPORE The long cycle of falling interest rates in Asia could be over after the U.S. Federal Reserve's third rate rise in 15 months was followed quickly by monetary tightening in the world's second-biggest economy, China. The Fed's widely anticipated rise of 25 basis points on Wednesday was also only its third since the global financial crisis, having 26