Weekly Roundup: US Senate Endorses Lifting Sanctions Against 3 Russian Firms, Malaysia Wants $7.5 Billion from Goldman Sachs, and More

The U.S. Senate blocked an attempt by Democratic lawmakers to prevent the Treasury Department from lifting sanctions against three Russian companies formerly controlled by blacklisted oligarch Oleg Deripaska, the Washington Post reported. More Malaysia's finance minister suggested that Goldman Sachs could avoid criminal charges for its role in the embezzlement and laundering of billions of dollars from sovereign wealth fund 1MDB by paying a $7.5 billion fine, Reuters reported. More House Democrats are discussing which committees will lead money laundering-related investigations into President Donald Trump, including his pre-election relationship with Deutsche Bank, sources told Reuters. More Dutch bank ING plans...