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Facebook's New Currency Has Big Claims and Bad Ideas

Facebook's New Currency Has Big Claims and Bad Ideas

16 minutes ago   |   Foreign Policy

Libra is an ideological project, not a practical one.
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Japan is taking extreme measures to defuse its demographic time bomb

Japan is taking extreme measures to defuse its demographic time bomb

48 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

In Japan , people aren't having sex . That means they're not having babies either, and the declining fertility rate is creating a demographic time bomb. The Japanese government...
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Trump signs more sanctions punishing Iran after it shot down a US drone

Trump signs more sanctions punishing Iran after it shot down a US drone

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

President Donald Trump announced a series of new sanctions on Iranian supreme leader Ali Khamenei and other key officials. The sanctions come in the wake of the Iranian...
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Flynn attorney seeks three-month delay before sentencing

Flynn attorney seeks three-month delay before sentencing

1 hour ago   |   Politico

Michael Flynn's new attorney said Monday she needs at least another 90 days to get up to speed on the former Trump national security adviser's case before moving to set a...
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Trump announces new sanctions on Iran, says he wants a deal but it's ‘fine' if Iran doesn't

Trump announces new sanctions on Iran, says he wants a deal but it's ‘fine' if Iran doesn't

1 hour ago   |   Think Progress   |   4 articles

President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order for new “hard hitting” sanctions on Iran, after reportedly canceling a military strike on Iranian targets last...
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Trump tells countries to PAY UP if they want US protection in Strait of Hormuz

Trump tells countries to PAY UP if they want US protection in Strait of Hormuz

2 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

Ever the businessman, US President Donald Trump saw something in the ongoing crisis in the Strait of Hormuz most others didn't: a chance to rake in some cash by demanding...
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Russian and Egyptian ministers discuss closer ties

3 hours ago   |   ABC News

Russian and Egyptian foreign and defense ministers have discussed ways to expand military and security ties between the two nations
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Voting system vendors reveal owners after Russian hacks and investments

4 hours ago   |   NBC News

Election officials are scrutinizing top voting system vendors for potential foreign ownership after Russian hacks and investments.
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Stinging defeat: UAW can learn from Tenn. organizing loss

Stinging defeat: UAW can learn from Tenn. organizing loss

4 hours ago   |   Post Gazette

Hourly workers voted 833 to 776 against the union, keeping foreign automakers with plants in the South free of organized labor.
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Baby formula sold at Walmart recalled over concerns of metal in product

4 hours ago   |   WGN TV

ALLEGAN, Mich. - A company is issuing a voluntary nationwide recall of a baby formula powder sold exclusively at Walmart. According to a press release , Perrigo Company is...
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Italy on ice: Milan and Cortina selected to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Italy on ice: Milan and Cortina selected to host 2026 Winter Olympics

The Italian cities of Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo have been selected as the next hosts of the 2026 Winter Olympics after the IOC made its formal announcement on Monday. Read more ...

Bernie Sanders unveiling plan to cancel all $1.6 trillion in student debt

Bernie Sanders unveiling plan to cancel all $1.6 trillion in student debt

Two days before the first Democratic presidential debates, Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday will unveil legislation canceling all $1.6 trillion of student debt held by about 45... Read more ...

Eldorado Resorts Buys Caesars For $17.3 Billion

Eldorado Resorts Buys Caesars For $17.3 Billion

To acquire the venerable Caesars name and properties, Eldorado will part with $7.2 billion in cash and around 77 million in stock shares. (Image credit: Ethan Miller/Getty... Read more ...

Police arrest driver of pickup truck involved in Randolph crash

Police arrest driver of pickup truck involved in Randolph crash

The driver of a pickup truck that collided with a group of motorcyclists, killing seven people and injuring three others, on Friday night is now facing negligent homicide... Read more ...

Trump signs more sanctions punishing Iran after it shot down a US drone

Trump signs more sanctions punishing Iran after it shot down a US drone

President Donald Trump announced a series of new sanctions on Iranian supreme leader Ali Khamenei and other key officials. The sanctions come in the wake of the Iranian... Read more ...

Aw! Man saves fawn stuck in middle of lake, video shows

Aw! Man saves fawn stuck in middle of lake, video shows

A fawn was rescued after it was spotted swimming in the middle of a California lake. Read more ...

USWNT vs. Spain: Live score, updates, highlights from USA's World Cup...

USWNT vs. Spain: Live score, updates, highlights from USA's World Cup knockout match

Sporting News is tracking live scoring updates and highlights from the USWNT's knockout stage match against Spain in the 2019 Women's World Cup. Follow along here. Read more ...

U.S. Border Patrol Finds 4 Bodies, Including 3 Children, Near Rio Grande In...

U.S. Border Patrol Finds 4 Bodies, Including 3 Children, Near Rio Grande In Texas

An FBI agent calls it "an incredibly heartbreaking situation." Three of the deceased were children - one toddler and two infants - and the other was a 20-year-old woman. Read more ...

Siblings make history crossing Times Square on high wire 25 stories in the air

Siblings make history crossing Times Square on high wire 25 stories in the air

The Flying Wallendas made the nerve-racking 1,300-foot crossing between 1 Times Square and 2 Times Square. Read more ...

Prep school grad Owen Labrie released from jail for good behavior

Prep school grad Owen Labrie released from jail for good behavior

A New Hampshire prep school graduate convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old classmate as part of a competition among upperclassmen was released from jail Monday for... Read more ...