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These are the 10 best places to live in the U.S. in 2019

3 minutes ago   |   NBC News

When it comes to value for the money, strong job markets, quality of life and being desirable places to live, these American cities come out on top.
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America's favorite fruit could go extinct

18 minutes ago   |   CNBC

The banana barely grows in the U.S., but it's the country's favorite fruit. And it's at risk - a deadly fungus is spreading around the world, infecting banana plantations with...
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U.S. housing starts approach two-year low; permits weak

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

U.S. homebuilding dropped to a near two-year low in March, pulled down by persistent weakness in the single-family housing segment, suggesting the housing market continued to...
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US home construction slips 0.3% in March

1 hour ago   |   Miami Herald

U.S. home construction slipped 0.3% in March, as housing starts are running below last year's pace in a sign that inventory could be a challenge for would-be buyers. The...
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Progressive Millionaires Might Sound Like an Oxymoron-But They're Not Uncommon

2 hours ago   |   Fortune

A handful of Democratic 2020 candidates have recently released their tax returns-in stark contrast to President Donald Trump, who has refused to publish his returns since the...
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US official lauds Cyprus' anti-money laundering efforts

2 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

A senior U.S. Treasury Department official says Cyprus has done "outstanding" work to curtail money laundering. Treasury Department Assistant Secretary Marshall Billingslea...
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U.S. refiners planning major plant overhauls in second quarter

3 hours ago   |   Reuters

U.S. oil refiners are planning a heavy slate of plant overhauls in the second quarter, with total production this month off 8.5 percent compared with the start of the year...
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Foxconn says it remains committed to Wisconsin investment project

6 hours ago   |   Reuters

Taiwan's Foxconn said on Friday it remains committed to its contract to build a display plant and tech research facilities in Wisconsin, days after the U.S. state's governor...
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Qualcomm's joint venture with Chinese province to shut down: The Information

8 hours ago   |   Reuters

A joint venture between U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm Inc and China's Guizhou province will shut down by the end of the month, The Information reported on Friday, citing...
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Corporate America Gears Up for ‘Weed Day' Celebrations on April 20

8 hours ago   |   Time

LOS ANGELES - Potheads have for decades celebrated their love of marijuana on April 20, but the once counter-culture celebration that was all about getting stoned now is so...
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The total redactions in the Mueller report amount to between 6% and 12% of...

The total redactions in the Mueller report amount to between 6% and 12% of the 448-page document

There are some varying estimates of how much text in the special counsel Robert Mueller's final report on the Russia investigation is redacted. Of the 448 pages that comprise... Read more ...

Trump calls the Mueller probe 'a hoax' in his first public comments since...

Trump calls the Mueller probe 'a hoax' in his first public comments since the release of the investigation's redacted report

Shortly after the public release of special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report, President Donald Trump called the probe "a hoax" that "should never happen to another... Read more ...

One paragraph in the Mueller report illustrates how selectively Barr quoted...

One paragraph in the Mueller report illustrates how selectively Barr quoted the document in his public statements

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Xbox's One S All-Digital gaming console cuts out the disc drive in favor of...

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Mueller explicitly says he can't clear Trump of obstruction of justice

Mueller explicitly says he can't clear Trump of obstruction of justice

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Facebook may have broken the law by harvesting 1.5 million users' email...

Facebook may have broken the law by harvesting 1.5 million users' email contacts, experts say

Facebook harvested 1.5 million users' email contact data without their consent, Business Insider revealed on Wednesday . In doing so, Facebook might have violated US and EU... Read more ...

Video conferencing company Zoom soared 81% in its first day of public...

Video conferencing company Zoom soared 81% in its first day of public trading - now its CEO and CFO are focusing on these 3 goals

Zoom went public on Thursday, and shares soared 81% on its first day of trading. Zoom now has three goals: obtaining more enterprise customers, expanding to international... Read more ...

A report on Trump's NAFTA overhaul found that it's not going to do much for...

A report on Trump's NAFTA overhaul found that it's not going to do much for the economy

A report out Thursday said President Donald Trump's new North American trade deal would increase gross domestic product by 0.35% by the time it is fully implemented in six... Read more ...

'Jeopardy!' contestant James Holzhauer broke his own single-game record with...

'Jeopardy!' contestant James Holzhauer broke his own single-game record with a perfect game

James Holzhauer is on a winning streak. He has won 10 consecutive games of "Jeopardy!" On Wednesday, he broke his own single-game record and took home $131,127. In total, the... Read more ...