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President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and pardoning former NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik, among a long list of others. Trump also told reporters that he has pardoned financier Michael Milken, who pleaded guilty for violating U.S. securities laws and served two years in prison in the early 1990s. Trump also pardoned Edward DeBartolo Jr., the former San Francisco 49ers owner convicted in a gambling fraud scandal who built one of the most successful NFL teams in the game’s history.
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'I smell a rat here': British couple quarantined on cruise ship claim their coronavirus diagnosis 'might not be true'
David and Sally Abel say they have doubts about their positive test for Covid-19.
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Ayesha Curry Shuts Down Troll Who Called Her 'Farm Animal'
Extinction Rebellion climate protesters dug up the lawn of Trinity College, Cambridge on Monday, as part of a week-long series of demonstrations in Britain's ancient university town. The activists dug up the grass in front of the 16th-century "Great Gate", digging channels in the turf with shovels and pitchforks and planting Extinction Rebellion flags.
(Bloomberg) -- Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world threatened by trade wars. Sign up here. China is considering making some purchases of U.S. agricultural goods by early March as a way to show it’s still committed to its phase one trade deal, according to people familiar with the matter.The government is in discussion over what commodities it could potentially buy at the end of February or early March, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the information is private. While no final decision has been made, the purchases would show China plans to stick to the U.S. trade deal that came into effect last week, despite the spread of coronavirus, the people said.As part of the deal, Beijing has pledged to buy an additional $32 billion in farm goods over the next two years and will strive for another $10 billion of purchases. But the spread of the epidemic, which has already claimed more than 1,700 lives, is keeping the Chinese population at home, curbing demand of everything from meat to copper.While Beijing may buy some farm goods in the next few weeks to show its commitment to the deal, the virus will probably disrupt the schedule for its purchases this year, especially in the first quarter, when some shipments may be delayed, according to the people. It will seek to make up for the delayed purchases later in the year assuming the virus is controlled, the people said.Soybean futures traded in Chicago rose 2.4% last week, a second weekly gain and the biggest so far this year, on expectations of China’s purchases. While it’s still cheaper to buy supplies from Brazil, American exporters sold at least four cargoes to China due to harvest delays and a logjams plaguing ports in Latin America’s biggest economy.China’s Ministry of Commerce didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.To contact Bloomberg News staff for this story: Isis Almeida in Chicago at firstname.lastname@example.org;Niu Shuping in Beijing at email@example.com;Steven Yang in Beijing at firstname.lastname@example.orgTo contact the editors responsible for this story: Lynn Doan at email@example.com, Alexander Kwiatkowski, Sharon ChenFor more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2020 Bloomberg L.P.