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Trump weighs ousting Commerce chief Wilbur Ross after census defeat

12 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

Some White House officials expect the Cabinet secretary, who has known the president for years, to depart as soon as this summer.
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U.S. proposes barring Facebook and other big tech firms from offering financial services

U.S. proposes barring Facebook and other big tech firms from offering financial services

13 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

A proposal to prevent big tech firms from functioning as financial institutions has been circulated by Democrats in the U.S.
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Amazon Prime Day Brings Sales, and Risks, for Retailers

15 hours ago   |   NY Times

The emergence of a major discount shopping season in the middle of the summer may cost retailers scrambling to keep up with Amazon.
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Dozens of bands, brews and food purveyors on tap at Square Roots Festival

21 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Dozens of bands, local restaurants and craft breweries filled Lincoln Square to help raise money for community centers at this weekend's Square Roots Festival. The...
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Federal representatives offer few details on scheduled immigration raids

1 day ago   |   Newsday

Heavily immigrant communities, including Sunset Park, watch commerce, outdoor activity decline amid fears.
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Against the sanctions run of play: German investments in Russia set to smash 10-year record

Against the sanctions run of play: German investments in Russia set to smash 10-year record

1 day ago   |   RT

German businesses poured more than €1.7 billion into the Russian economy in the first three months of 2019, already exceeding half of last year's highest-in-decade figures, the...
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Trump says he will not impose uranium quotas

1 day ago   |   Star Tribune

President Donald Trump says he will not impose quotas on importing uranium, backing away from a possible trade confrontation and breaking with a Commerce Department assessment...
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AI Weekly: Highlights from VentureBeat's AI conference Transform

AI Weekly: Highlights from VentureBeat's AI conference Transform

2 days ago   |   Venture Beat

VentureBeat held its largest AI conference to date this week, bringing together startups and the biggest AI companies in the world. Here are the highlights.
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Claims That Obama ‘Yanked' Citizenship Question From Census Are False

3 days ago   |   NY Times

This talking point from supporters of President Trump is wrong in several ways.
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The top trends and technologies impacting consumer transit and the supply chain

The top trends and technologies impacting consumer transit and the supply chain

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

The transportation and logistics industry is in a time of rapid transition characterized by evolving shopping and transit trends. E-commerce is becoming the shopping channel of...
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Increasing social media use tied to rise in teens' depressive symptoms...

Increasing social media use tied to rise in teens' depressive symptoms, study shows

Spending too much time scrolling through social media and watching more television has been linked with symptoms of depression in young people - and a new study reveals to what... Read more ...

Man charged in deadly Charlottesville rally gets life plus 419 years on...

Man charged in deadly Charlottesville rally gets life plus 419 years on state charges

A man convicted of federal hate crime charges for deliberately slamming his car into a crowd of anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia has been... Read more ...

Legendary boxer Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker killed after being struck by...

Legendary boxer Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker killed after being struck by vehicle

Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker, considered one of the greatest lightweight boxers of all time, died Sunday after he was hit by a vehicle in Virginia, police said. Read more ...

Trump tells group of Democratic congresswomen to go back to 'broken'...

Trump tells group of Democratic congresswomen to go back to 'broken' countries where they came from

"Why don't they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came," President Donald Trump said in a tweet. Read more ...

Lashana Lynch is the first black woman to play 007 in 'Bond 25'

Lashana Lynch is the first black woman to play 007 in 'Bond 25'

Lynch will take on the iconic codename after Daniel Craig's character retires in the next James Bond movie. Read more ...

Fans are convinced Beyoncé greeted Meghan Markle with 'my princess' at the...

Fans are convinced Beyoncé greeted Meghan Markle with 'my princess' at the 'Lion King' premiere

Beyoncé and Meghan Markle interacted at the London premiere of Disney's "The Lion King" on Sunday. In a viral video posted by Daily Mail royal correspondent Rebecca English... Read more ...

76ers sign Ben Simmons to max five-year extension, agent says

76ers sign Ben Simmons to max five-year extension, agent says

The deal is worth a reported $170 million, according to Simmons' agent. He was heading into the final year of his rookie contract. Read more ...

4 kids steal their family's car and run away on 600-mile road trip

4 kids steal their family's car and run away on 600-mile road trip

Four adventurous children, between the ages of 10 and 14, packed the family car with fishing rods and took off on an epic 600-mile road trip. Read more ...

Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies; hit by car in Virginia

Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies; hit by car in Virginia

Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medalist and four division champion who was regarded as one of the greatest defensive fighters ever, has died after being hit by a car in... Read more ...

Giants' Kam Moore arrested for punching woman unconscious

Giants' Kam Moore arrested for punching woman unconscious

New York Giants safety Kamrin Moore was arrested for punching a woman unconscious and stepping on her neck amid a violent domestic dispute, according to reports. “New York... Read more ...