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The Great Recession recovery wasn't powered by Obama; it was oil and gas

20 hours ago   |   Washington Examiner

Former President Barack Obama recently tried to take credit for President Trump's record economic growth. Ironically enough, though, oil and gas development accounted for the...
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Obama's lawyers say a Trump super PAC is taking the former president's statements out of context in a Biden attack ad

Obama's lawyers say a Trump super PAC is taking the former president's statements out of context in a Biden attack ad

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Lawyers representing former President Barack Obama sent a cease-and-desist letter on Wednesday to a super PAC supporting President Donald Trump's reelection. The letter says...
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Obama wants TV stations to stop airing ads that misuse his quotes to attack Biden

1 day ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Former President Barack Obama asked TV stations on Wednesday to stop airing ads featuring his voice over on-screen attacks on former Vice President Joe Biden. The ads , which...
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Katherine Johnson, one of NASA's Black “human computers,” has died

3 days ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Katharine Johnson, the NASA mathematician who blazed past racial and gender barriers to become a key contributor to the U.S. space program, died yesterday. She was...
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Bernie Sanders faces the greatest test of his presidential campaign

3 days ago   |   Fortune

Bernie Sanders is facing the greatest test of his presidential campaign as his Democratic rivals prepare to launch a series of attacks on the Vermont senator during what could...
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Pullman's revitalization continues 5 years after designation

5 days ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Supporters if the revitalization of Chicago's historic Pullman neighborhood say they have the money for more restoration work, five years after then-President Barack...
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Trump's economy is what Obama always wanted but never got

7 days ago   |   Washington Examiner

When Barack Obama secured the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008, he famously declared, “We will be able to look back and tell our children that this was the moment...
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White House report to Congress says it's Trump's economy, not Obama's

7 days ago   |   Washington Times

The White House told Congress on Thursday that the current economic boom was created by President Trump's agenda of tax cuts and deregulation, not President Barack Obama's...
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WH report says economy accelerated under Trump

8 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - A new White House report says the U.S. economy is growing faster than expected, even though the annual gains of 3% that President Donald Trump promised to voters...
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Barack Obama's Childhood Home Lists For $2.2 Million. Look Inside

9 days ago   |   Forbes

The only single-family home former President Barack Obama lived in during his time in Hawaii has come on the market.
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Stocks, Dow Sink As Coronavirus Fears Continue Driving Economic Uncertainty

Stocks, Dow Sink As Coronavirus Fears Continue Driving Economic Uncertainty

Some indexes are set to close out their worst week since the depths of the financial crisis in 2008. Read more ...

S&P 500 posts worst week since the financial crisis as coronavirus fears flare

S&P 500 posts worst week since the financial crisis as coronavirus fears flare

All major US indices tanked on Friday, pushing stock prices further into correction territory as coronavirus fears continued to roil investors. The S&P 500 fell as much as 4.1%... Read more ...

210 people have reportedly died from coronavirus in Iran, but the government...

210 people have reportedly died from coronavirus in Iran, but the government is saying the death toll is only 34

The death toll in Iran from coronavirus could be far higher than the government is letting on. BBC News reported that 210 people have died, per hospital sources, while the... Read more ...

Joe Biden admits he wasn't actually arrested in apartheid South Africa...

Joe Biden admits he wasn't actually arrested in apartheid South Africa, contradicting a story he's told for weeks

Presidential candidate Joe Biden has spent the last several weeks telling campaign audiences he was arrested in apartheid South Africa while trying to meet with Nelson... Read more ...

Coronavirus fears appear to be driving up sales of oat milk, fruit snacks...

Coronavirus fears appear to be driving up sales of oat milk, fruit snacks, toilet paper, and more - here's what people are buying

Nielsen data shows people are buying masks, hand sanitizer, oat milk, nutrition bars, and more as coronavirus spreads. US sales of hand sanitizer soared 428% in the week ending... Read more ...

Global stocks fall on virus fears after Wall Street plunge

Global stocks fall on virus fears after Wall Street plunge

Global stock markets plunged further Friday on spreading virus fears, deepening a global rout after Wall Street endured its biggest one-day drop in nine years. Read more ...

Dow sinks more than 1,000 points, S&P 500 plunges as the coronavirus...

Dow sinks more than 1,000 points, S&P 500 plunges as the coronavirus sell-off rages on

All major US indices tanked Friday morning, pushing stock prices further into correction territory as coronavirus fears continued to roil investors. The S&P 500 fell as much as... Read more ...

Wall Street is certain the Fed will slash interest rates next month. But a...

Wall Street is certain the Fed will slash interest rates next month. But a key official says that will only happen if the coronavirus becomes a pandemic

St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said Friday that interest rates would be cut only if the coronavirus worsened. The comments were the latest sign the central... Read more ...

United just slashed its flights to Japan and other parts of Asia, showing...

United just slashed its flights to Japan and other parts of Asia, showing how quickly coronavirus fears are hurting new airline and travel markets outside of China

United Airlines said it will significantly reduce its capacity to Japan, Singapore, and South Korea due to the novel coronavirus outbreak . Japan has, over just a few days... Read more ...

A punter from Arizona State became the breakout star of the NFL combine...

A punter from Arizona State became the breakout star of the NFL combine after out-benching his peers in the bench press

Arizona State punter Michael Turk did 25 repetitions of 225 lb on the bench press at the NFL combine. Turk's reps were more than every wide receiver, all but one tight end, and... Read more ...