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The Latest: Nigeria delays presidential vote until Feb. 23

6 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   3 articles

The Latest on Nigeria's election : 2:50 a.m. Nigeria's electoral commission says the presidential election is delayed until Feb. 23 over unspecified "challenges" amid reports...
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Trump's Lawyers May Have Provided False Info on Hush Payments, Says Rep. Elijah Cummings

9 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

A key House Democrat suggested that lawyers for President Donald Trump and the White House may have provided false information to a government ethics office about his...
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Georgia bill would replace state's outdated voting machines

9 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Three months after a much-disputed election for Georgia governor, lawmakers have filed a bill to make the state use voting machines that have electronic ballot markers and...
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Lichtenstein on Amazon pullout: “Worst day for NYC since 9-11”

15 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Lightstone Group's David Lichtenstein said Friday that Amazon's about-face on its New York megacomplex was the “worst day for NYC since 9-11.” “Except this time, the terrorists...
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A.I. Could Widen Economic Disparity Between Urban and Rural Areas, Brookings Report Warns

20 hours ago   |   Fortune

Among the key factors driving the economic divide in America is the rise of technology that has eliminated many jobs through automating manufacturing tasks. A new report from...
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Spanish Prime Minister Calls Snap April Election Following Budget Defeat

20 hours ago   |   Fortune

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez called a snap election, pitching the country into a period of fresh political uncertainty after a parliament veto of his budget laid bare...
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Pimco says threat of European populism is overstated

20 hours ago   |   eFinancial News

A pick-up in support for anti-EU parties in the bloc's May elections would be a ‘marginal negative' not a ‘game-changer'
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Report: Far right tried hard to influence Bavarian election

21 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

A London-based think tank says last year's election in the German state of Bavaria was the subject of concerted social media campaigns designed to benefit a far-right party. In...
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AP Explains: Polarized by Catalonia, Spain heads to election

1 day ago   |   Miami Herald   |   3 articles

Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez is expected to call an early election after his minority government's budget proposal was rejected by lawmakers. An announcement on the...
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Singapore's government will likely spend big ahead of an upcoming election

1 day ago   |   CNBC

An impending election and the need to spur economic growth mean Singapore will likely - for the first time in four years - spend more than it is projected to earn.
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9/11 fund running out of money for those with illnesses

9/11 fund running out of money for those with illnesses

The compensation fund for victims of 9/11 is running out of money and will cut future payments by 50 to 70 percent, officials announced Friday. Read more ...

Matt Kuchar backpedals in caddie-tipping controversy and will pay $50,000...

Matt Kuchar backpedals in caddie-tipping controversy and will pay $50,000 after widespread criticism

In November, Matt Kuchar won his first tournament in four years, taking home $1.3 million in prize money. He won the tournament with a substitute caddie, David Giral Ortiz, but... Read more ...

2 brothers were taken into custody as suspects in connection to the reported...

2 brothers were taken into custody as suspects in connection to the reported racist, homophobic attack on Jussie Smollett

Two brothers were arrested in connection to a reported hate attack on "Empire" star Jussie Smollett that occurred last month in Chicago. The Chicago Police Department confirmed... Read more ...

Democrats respond to Trump's national emergency declaration by calling for...

Democrats respond to Trump's national emergency declaration by calling for executive action to address gun violence and climate change

Democrats responded to President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency on Friday by calling for executive action on what they say are more pressing crises... Read more ...

NFL officials reportedly are speculating Colin Kaepernick will be paid as...

NFL officials reportedly are speculating Colin Kaepernick will be paid as much as $80 million in collusion case settlement

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid reached a settlement in their collusion case against the NFL. The settlement included a confidentiality agreement for all sides. According to one... Read more ...

Apple just reportedly bought a startup that specializes in helping companies...

Apple just reportedly bought a startup that specializes in helping companies build voice apps

Apple has acquired Pullstring, a startup that helps customers publish voice apps, according to Axios. The acquisition could be part of an effort by Apple to catch up to Amazon... Read more ...

Uber is suing to block New York's cap on new ride-hailing vehicles

Uber is suing to block New York's cap on new ride-hailing vehicles

Uber has sued New York City to block a cap on new ride-hailing vehicle licenses. The company says it supports a living wage for drivers, but that the cap will not have the... Read more ...

The utterly unbelievable scale of U.S. debt right now

The utterly unbelievable scale of U.S. debt right now

This week, the United States national debt ticked above US$22 trillion for the first time, an amount equivalent to $67,000 per U.S. citizen. The U.S. federal government owes... Read more ...

Trump praises several conservative media pundits during emergency...

Trump praises several conservative media pundits during emergency declaration speech in Rose Garden

Trump praised several conservative media pundits during his announcement to declare a national emergency and build additional physical barriers along the US-Mexico... Read more ...

Here are Warren Buffett's biggest investments (AAPL, JPM, KO, BK, BAC, WFC...

Here are Warren Buffett's biggest investments (AAPL, JPM, KO, BK, BAC, WFC, AXP, USB, MCO, DAL)

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway on Thursday disclosed its holdings of publicly traded companies at the end of the fourth quarter. Berkshire cut its stake in Apple during... Read more ...