Trump’ Debts Are Widely Held on Wall Street, Creating New Potential Conflicts

News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. More than 150 financial institutions hold debts connected to president-elect, analysis shows The debts of President-elect Donald Trump and his businesses are scattered across Wall Street banks, mutual funds and other financial institutions, broadening the tangle of interests that pose potential conflicts for the incoming president’s administration.

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National Enquirer Shielded Donald Trump From Playboy Model’s Affair Allegation

The company that owns the National Enquirer, a backer of Donald Trump, agreed to pay $150,000 to a former Playboy centerfold model for her story of an affair a decade ago with the Republican presidential nominee, but then didn’t publish it, according to documents reviewed by The Wall Street Journal and people familiar with the matter.

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Trump’s Father Helped GOP Candidate With Numerous Loans

Donald Trump often has said on the campaign trail that his business empire grew out of a single $1 million loan from his father. While that is a literal description of how he started in business, the story omits significant additional loans and gifts Mr. Trump received in the early years when he was building his real-estate empire, some of which are described in a document reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.

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Why Comedians Love the Mets

The New York Yankees have no problem attracting the wealthy and powerful-everyone from LeBron James to Donald Trump has been seen wearing a Yankee hat. The New York Mets’ celebrity fans, meanwhile, are better known for something the franchise itself has long since mastered: making people laugh at them.

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WSJ. Magazine March 2015 Men’s Fashion: The Columnists

Maya Gabeira “When I was starting to surf growing up, I was frightened by waves-I was very scared. I was extremely intimidated, because I was not a good swimmer. But my confidence really built with time, along with my passion, determination and learning. I think everyone has that ability within themselves to be courageous.

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Restaurateur Makes Out Like a Bandit

Jonathan Cheban, the sometime publicist, occasional reality-television star and the constant friend of Kim Kardashian, has a new title to add to his already bulging resume: burger king. “I’m really proud of him,” said Ms. Kardashian at a recent event to which Mr. Cheban squired her.

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Taliban Militants Attack Pakistan School

PESHAWAR, Pakistan-Militants stormed a military-run school in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing two teachers and wounding 23, including 17 children, hospital and police officials said. Security officials said at least four gunmen entered the Army Public School on Warsak Road in Peshawar, capital of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, and took control of the main building.

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Wildlife Numbers Drop by Half Since 1970, Report Says

Earth lost half its wildlife in the past four decades, according to the most comprehensive study of animal populations to date, a far larger decline than previously reported. The new study was conducted by scientists at the wildlife group WWF, the Zoological Society of London and other organizations.

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Obama and Pope Francis meet in Rome

VATICAN CITY-President Barack Obama and Pope Francis held their first meeting here Thursday, discussing religious freedom, immigration and regional conflicts. The White House hopes the highly anticipated visit helps gain support for Mr. Obama’s economic agenda, but the meeting came against a backdrop of divisions between the pope and the president on issues such as gay marriage and contraception.

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