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View of a longtime economist: Slower growth but no recession

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

In this high-profile election year, the U.S. economy boasts an unemployment rate that is near its lowest level in a half-century.
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Exclusive: If Lebanon needs financial aid, France will be there, finance minister says

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

France is ready to support Lebanon financially - bilaterally or multilaterally - its finance minister said on Sunday, warning against mixing economic recovery in the small...
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'Tesla killers' aren't killing Tesla at all

2 hours ago   |   CNBC

Investors and auto industry insiders have long warned of a fated onslaught of rivals to Tesla's much-hyped electric cars. Several automakers are releasing electric vehicles...
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U.S. Only Nation To Disassociate From Global Declaration On Preventing Road Deaths

3 hours ago   |   Forbes

The U. S. has refused to sign up to a new declaration on road safety.
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Growers Of New, Pricey Strawberry Are Selling A Sweeter Experience

Growers Of New, Pricey Strawberry Are Selling A Sweeter Experience

14 hours ago   |   NPR

Hiroki Koga wasn't thrilled about the quality of American produce when he moved to the U.S. from Japan. So he cultivated a sweeter variety called the Omakase berry that costs...
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As The Navy Preps A New Force Structure, Debates Rage Over Robots

21 hours ago   |   Forbes

Every time the U. S. Navy's budget faces a shortfall, the U. S. Department of Defense looks longingly to robot ships and other high-end labor saving innovations. But others...
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U.S. Drug Enforcement Agent Charged With Participation in Multi-National Money Laundering Conspiracy

1 day ago   |   Newsweek

During his tenure, Jose Irizarry worked out of the DEA's Miami field office, Washington, D.C., bureau, and an official outpost in Cartagena, Colombia.
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India, US struggling to bridge trade dispute as Trump visits

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - American dairy farmers, distillers and drugmakers have been eager to break into India, the world's seventh-biggest economy but a tough-to-penetrate colossus of 1.3...
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Who audits the auditor? The White House wants to redraw oversight for the Big Four and other accounting firms, and some critics fear that could lead to more fraud

Who audits the auditor? The White House wants to redraw oversight for the Big Four and other accounting firms, and some critics fear that could lead to more fraud

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

The Trump administration wants to eliminate a panel that regulates accounting firms which vet the books of public companies. The White House says its aim is to eliminate...
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Behind the scenes in the career of a prima ballerina

Behind the scenes in the career of a prima ballerina

1 day ago   |   Fortune

Irina Kolesnikova has a wealth of credits on her dance card, but the prima ballerina has made her career from one particular role of a lifetime. That would be the famous yin...
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Dangerous debris found inside fuel tanks of around 35 new Boeing 737 MAX jets

Dangerous debris found inside fuel tanks of around 35 new Boeing 737 MAX jets

Potentially fatal problems were found in the fuel tanks of dozens of recently produced Boeing 737 MAX airliners, a model which remains grounded worldwide following two deadly... Read more ...

USC says it will offer free tuition to families making less than $80,000

USC says it will offer free tuition to families making less than $80,000

The University of Southern California announced on Thursday that students from families with incomes below $80,000 will soon receive free tuition. The free tuition offer will... Read more ...

Without evidence, Bloomberg campaign blames Sanders supporters for spate of...

Without evidence, Bloomberg campaign blames Sanders supporters for spate of vandalism

Former Mayor Mike Bloomberg's campaign field office in Knoxville, Tenn., was vandalized Thursday night. Campaign manager Kevin Sheekey - without evidence - blamed Sen. Bernie... Read more ...

Mike Bloomberg says he will release women from 3 non-disclosure agreements...

Mike Bloomberg says he will release women from 3 non-disclosure agreements to address his behavior

After receiving blowback for refusing to release female employees from non-disclosure agreements preventing them from speaking about workplace harassment and misconduct, Mike... Read more ...

The DOJ is reportedly probing whether Boeing's chief pilot misled regulators...

The DOJ is reportedly probing whether Boeing's chief pilot misled regulators over the 737 Max

Federal prosecutors have questioned Boeing employees in front of a grand jury, investigating whether Boeing intentionally misled the FAA over the design of the 737 Max... Read more ...

‘Some people have too much money': Bloomberg trolled for Trump eats 'burnt...

‘Some people have too much money': Bloomberg trolled for Trump eats 'burnt steak' and ‘cheats at golf' billboards

Michael Bloomberg's latest bid to get support is a series of Nevada billboards trolling Trump for everything from how he likes his steak cooked to how he plays golf, but folks... Read more ...

Wells Fargo Paying $3 Billion To Settle U.S. Case Over Fraudulent Customer...

Wells Fargo Paying $3 Billion To Settle U.S. Case Over Fraudulent Customer Accounts

The bank agreed to settle charges brought by the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission over accounts, debit cards and other products that customers did... Read more ...

The lawyer for Jeffrey Epstein's accusers sent a school bus to Buckingham...

The lawyer for Jeffrey Epstein's accusers sent a school bus to Buckingham Palace with a wanted poster telling Prince Andrew to call the FBI

A school bus drove around outside Buckingham Palace with a poster asking people to get Prince Andrew to call the FBI. The poster included the FBI's UK phone number and a... Read more ...

Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX is reportedly seeking close to $250...

Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX is reportedly seeking close to $250 million in new funding at a $36 billion valuation

SpaceX is seeking to raise "about $250 million" at a price of $220 per share, according to a report by CNBC . The new funding would reportedly value the company at around $36... Read more ...

Dale Earnhardt Jr is not a fan of NASCAR's humongous spoilers and believes...

Dale Earnhardt Jr is not a fan of NASCAR's humongous spoilers and believes they helped cause Ryan Newman's scary Daytona 500 wreck

NASCAR increased the size of the spoilers on the cars and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. believes that had a role in the near-tragic wreck of Ryan Newman at the Daytona 500. Newman was... Read more ...