Midweek Roundup: L.A. Homes Linked to Suspect Politicos, U.N. to Sanction Nations over Terror Finance, and More

A New York Times investigation found that political figures linked to corruption and money laundering are among the wealthiest property owners in the "Platinum Triangle" region of Los Angeles. Approximately 75 percent of the city's real estate purchases valued above $5 million over the last three years were made through shell companies, roughly 20 percent higher than comparable sales in New York. More Fifteen nations are expected to adopt a U.N. Security Council resolution to impose sanctions on jurisdictions that don't sufficiently crack down on terrorist financing by the Islamic State and other groups, French Finance Minister Michel Sapin told...