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Trump's new midterm threat: A trade war smacking voters

6 hours ago   |   Politico

President Donald Trump's trade wars could become a major political drag for Republicans, with job losses and price increases piling up just as voters head to the polls in...
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Congress to leave Trump's deal with China's ZTE untouched

7 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

U.S. lawmakers will allow President Trump's deal with China's ZTE Corp. to remain in place, agreeing to a key Chinese demand in the broader trade dispute between the two...
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Congress Demands Justice Department Return Millions "Seized Unfairly" From Taxpayers

9 hours ago   |   Forbes

Using civil forfeiture, the IRS raided bank accounts for “structuring," or making a series of cash transactions under $10,000 to evade reporting requirements.
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Miscommunication Reigns After Trump's Meeting with Putin

10 hours ago   |   Fortune

A incredible lack of communication within the Trump administration has become apparent in the wake of President Trump's meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Monday...
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Mnuchin's Shift to Trade Warrior Makes Him Likely Target at G-20

14 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Top U.S. Treasury Department officials have gone from economic diplomats to trade warriors, a shift that leaves Secretary Steven Mnuchin once again exposed to broadsides from...
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Business Leaders Urge South Africa to Take Bolder Steps on Economy

17 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

South Africa's political leaders have balked at the “radical” steps needed to cut excessive state costs and stabilize the nation's finances, according to Sipho Pityana, head of...
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Parliament debates no-confidence motion against Modi's gov't

17 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

NEW DELHI - Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi accused the government of failing to live up to its promises as the Indian Parliament on Friday debated a no-confidence motion...
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Parliament debates no-confidence motion against Modi's gov't

18 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi accuses the government of failing to live up to its promises as Parliament begins debating a no-confidence motion moved by the opposition...
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How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

1 day ago   |   Miami Herald

Banks and other large U.S. stocks fell Thursday, but smaller companies climbed, which made for a mixed finish on Wall Street. Representatives of the auto industry addressed...
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The Senate delivered a rare, unified rebuke of Trump on Russia

The Senate delivered a rare, unified rebuke of Trump on Russia

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

The Senate on Thursday voted unanimously (98-0) in favor of a resolution expressing Congress's opposition to the US government allowing Russia to question US officials. It came...
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Michael Cohen secretly taped Trump discussing Playmate hush money

Michael Cohen secretly taped Trump discussing Playmate hush money

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's longtime lawyer Michael Cohen secretly recorded a conversation with Trump before the presidential election in which they discussed... Read more ...

Michael Cohen reportedly secretly recorded a conversation with Trump about...

Michael Cohen reportedly secretly recorded a conversation with Trump about payments made to a former Playboy model shortly before the 2016 election

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The Open Championship field takes shape as the 2 top-ranked players in the...

The Open Championship field takes shape as the 2 top-ranked players in the world miss the cut

The cut has officially been made at the 2018 Open Championship, and the two top-ranked golfers in the world - Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas - both failed to survive to the... Read more ...

Business owner says tariffs have forced layoffs

Business owner says tariffs have forced layoffs

As President Donald Trump threatens to expand a trade battle with China and impose tariffs on all $505 billion worth of imports into the U.S., one New Hampshire small business... Read more ...

Starbucks is opening its first 'signing store' - and people think it's a big...

Starbucks is opening its first 'signing store' - and people think it's a big step toward inclusivity for the company

Starbucks announced a plan to create a signing store in Washington, D.C. Thursday in a press release. The store will be located next to the only university in the country... Read more ...

Facebook suspends another analytics firm amid investigation into data usage

Facebook suspends another analytics firm amid investigation into data usage

Facebook is scrutinizing a Boston-based analytics firm over its contracts with government agencies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. Apps from the firm, Crimson... Read more ...

'Dunno where this bs came from': Elon Musk slams claims that Tesla Model 3...

'Dunno where this bs came from': Elon Musk slams claims that Tesla Model 3 cancellations are outpacing deposits

Elon Musk took to Twitter on Thursday night to defend Tesla after a New York investment bank downgraded the electric car company's shares that morning. The firm suggested Tesla... Read more ...

Republicans cave to Trump and soften legislation punishing Chinese telecom...

Republicans cave to Trump and soften legislation punishing Chinese telecom giant ZTE

Republicans will ease the ban on ZTE smartphone sales in the United States, instead just restricting them from US government contracts. The move is a major concession to... Read more ...