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It's Getting Harder for International STEM Students to Find Work After Graduation

16 minutes ago   |   The Atlantic

In November 2016, shortly after the presidential election, students from six U.S. universities appeared in a promotional video titled “ You Are Welcome Here .” Their message...
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NY railroad's disability payouts plunge after fraud revealed

28 minutes ago   |   Miami Herald

Federal disability payments for Long Island Rail Road employees are way down since widespread disability fraud was uncovered a decade ago. Newsday reports that the U.S...
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White House Drafts Antitrust Order to Investigate Google and Facebook's Business Practices

54 minutes ago   |   Time

The White House has drafted an executive order for President Donald Trump's signature that would instruct federal antitrust and law enforcement agencies to open investigations...
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What You Need to Know About the 25th Amendment

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

Quick: How could a sitting U.S. president be legally removed from office? Most people have heard of impeachment, a power granted to the U.S. Congress. But there's also the 25th...
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Craigslist killer seeks to appeal case to US Supreme Court

2 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

The Ohio man convicted of killing three down-and-out men lured by fake Craigslist job offers has appealed his death penalty conviction to the U.S. Supreme Court. Richard...
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Economy growing despite renewed U.S. interest in oil production

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

DALLAS - America's rediscovered prowess in oil production is shaking up old notions about the impact of higher crude prices on the U.S. economy. It has long been conventional...
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Mixed finish for Wall Street after milestone week

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Wall Street capped a milestone-setting week yesterday with a mixed finish for the major U.S. stock indexes and the second all-time high in two days for the Dow Jones Industrial...
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China said to call off high level trade talks with US as tariff war escalates

12 hours ago   |   CNBC   |   2 articles

China has cancelled planned trade discussions with the U.S. amid rising tensions and new tariffs, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.
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PayPal cuts off conspiracy website Infowars

14 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Payments processor PayPal ended its business relationship with popular U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones's Infowars website after finding instances of hate speech and...
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Lucas Glover takes lead at Web.com Tour Championship

15 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Former U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover shot his second consecutive 7-under 64 on Friday to take a one-shot lead at the Web.com Tour Championship. The 38-year-old Glover, who...
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Prison guards find $17.8 million worth of cocaine in shipment of donated bananas

Prison guards find $17.8 million worth of cocaine in shipment of donated bananas

It was a fruitful morning for a pair of prison guards who uncovered some monkey business when they spotted $17.8 million of cocaine hidden inside a shipment of bananas. Read more ...

'The president needs to know it is all a setup': Trump's media allies are...

'The president needs to know it is all a setup': Trump's media allies are warning him not to fire Rod Rosenstein after bombshell NYT report

President Donald Trump's allies in the media are divided on how to defuse a bombshell report from The New York Times. According to sources in the report published on Friday... Read more ...

China reportedly cancels trade talks with US as tariff threats escalate

China reportedly cancels trade talks with US as tariff threats escalate

SHANGHAI - China has canceled upcoming trade talks with the United States and will not send vice-premier Liu He to Washington next week, the Wall Street Journal reported... Read more ...

PayPal bans Alex Jones' Infowars for hate speech

PayPal bans Alex Jones' Infowars for hate speech

Payments processor PayPal said on Friday it decided to end its business relationship with popular conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' Infowars Web site after finding instances of... Read more ...

Trump walks back his decision to declassify sensitive Russia docs after the...

Trump walks back his decision to declassify sensitive Russia docs after the DOJ and key US allies caution against it

President Trump said Friday that he was reconsidering his order to declassify and release sensitive documents related to the ongoing Russia investigation and the FBI's... Read more ...

People are complaining that Apple Store sales systems went down on new...

People are complaining that Apple Store sales systems went down on new iPhone release day, and they can't get their new phones

Apple's newest phones, the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, went on sale on Friday. One way to make sure you get the latest iPhone or Apple Watch on launch day is to reserve the... Read more ...

PayPal is cutting off Alex Jones and says it will no longer do business with...

PayPal is cutting off Alex Jones and says it will no longer do business with InfoWars because it promotes 'hate and discriminatory intolerance'

PayPal just announced that it will stop providing any services to InfoWars, the website created by Alex Jones that promotes conspiracy theories. The payment processing company... Read more ...

Our 7 best bets for Week 4 of the college football season

Our 7 best bets for Week 4 of the college football season

Another weekend, another full slate of college football action. After a rough start to the year, we're now riding two straight winning weeks of picks thanks to TCU playing to a... Read more ...

Trump's former lawyer reportedly wanted to cover Manafort's and Gates' legal...

Trump's former lawyer reportedly wanted to cover Manafort's and Gates' legal fees, but backed off when associates warned him it would look like an attempt at obstruction

John Dowd, President Donald Trump's former lead defense attorney, reportedly tried to help pay the legal fees for Paul Manafort and Rick Gates earlier this year. At one point... Read more ...

Google is scurrying to kill a new internal leak about its plans for China

Google is scurrying to kill a new internal leak about its plans for China

A Google internal memo detailing the company's China plans was circulated within the company, according to a report in The Intercept. The memo revealed that Google's China... Read more ...