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Roger Stone sentenced to more than three years in prison for Trump cover-up

Roger Stone sentenced to more than three years in prison for Trump cover-up

2 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   5 articles

Roger Stone, the longtime Republican operative and Donald Trump associate, was sentenced to 3 years and four months behind bars for lying to Congress and tampering with a...
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Roger Stone sentenced to over 3 years in prison as judge slams him for 'covering up for' Trump

2 hours ago   |   CNBC   |   5 articles

President Donald Trump's friend Roger Stone was sentenced to more than three years in prison for crimes related to lying to Congress and tampering with a witness.
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Powell, Warning of a Possible Virus Fallout, Is Slammed Again by Trump

19 hours ago   |   NY Times

The virus could affect the global economy, the Federal Reserve head told Congress. He also signaled comfort with leaving interest rates unchanged.
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How Trump Can Reform The Health Care System Without Abolishing Obamacare

1 day ago   |   Forbes

The Trump administration has taken two big steps to improve health care. But Congress must act, too.
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US court shuts down Huawei lawsuit challenging ban on sales to federal agencies

US court shuts down Huawei lawsuit challenging ban on sales to federal agencies

1 day ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

A US district court has rejected a lawsuit brought by Chinese tech giant Huawei, who sought to sue the government over a law barring it from doing business with federal...
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Bloomberg's plan to tax financial transactions slammed by critics

Bloomberg's plan to tax financial transactions slammed by critics

1 day ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

Michael Bloomberg just proposed a tax on all financial transactions - and Wall Street is yawning. The former New York mayor said he would work with Congress to impose a...
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Trump pours cold water on tightening China export restrictions

Trump pours cold water on tightening China export restrictions

2 days ago   |   Politico

President Donald Trump downplayed the possibility of further restricting exports of U.S. goods and technology to China, going as far as calling some of the proposals being...
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Sales for me, tariffs for thee? Trump says US ‘OPEN FOR BUSINESS' & blasts China trade restrictions. as tariffs remain in place

Sales for me, tariffs for thee? Trump says US ‘OPEN FOR BUSINESS' & blasts China trade restrictions. as tariffs remain in place

2 days ago   |   RT   |   3 articles

President Donald Trump has unloaded on a series of measures that would restrict the sale of US goods to China, saying national security is no “excuse” for disrupting business...
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What happens to leftover campaign funds when a candidate drops out of the presidential race?

2 days ago   |   Fortune

So far, 23 candidates-both Democratic and Republican-have dropped out of the 2020 presidential race. Some, like Sen. Kamala Harris and entrepreneur Andrew Yang , raised north...
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Naval Transformation At Risk As Key House Legislator Blasts SECDEF Esper

2 days ago   |   Forbes

Fed up with the Pentagon's disregard for Congress, Key House Armed Services Committee Member Elaine Luria has demanded the Department of Defense abandon feel-good management...
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Billionaire Les Wexner gives up control of Victoria's Secret after failing...

Billionaire Les Wexner gives up control of Victoria's Secret after failing to fix the struggling brand

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Elizabeth Warren and her husband are worth an estimated $12 million. Here's...

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Trump's chief of staff Mick Mulvaney just admitted Republicans are total...

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Trump's White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney admitted in a speech overseas that Republicans were hypocrites on the deficit. The Washington Post reported it obtained audio... Read more ...

Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Greg Robinson is facing federal drug...

Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Greg Robinson is facing federal drug charges after police found a whopping 157 pounds of marijuana in his rental car

Police in El Paso, Texas, say they found 157 pounds of marijuana in a car rented by Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Greg Robinson. Robinson and his former teammate from... Read more ...

Apple might finally let iPhone and iPad users change their default internet...

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Apple's iPhone and iPad have always locked users into Apple's default apps for fundamental services like email and web browsing. People could always download rival third-party... Read more ...

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Liquid Death, the viral punk-rock canned-water startup run by a former...

Liquid Death, the viral punk-rock canned-water startup run by a former Netflix director, just raised $9 million in Series A funding as it prepares to take on two major challenges

Liquid Death, a canned water startup that went viral for its punk-style branding , raised $9 million in Series A funding, the company announced Thursday. Velvet Sea Ventures... Read more ...

2020 Democrats showed Bloomberg no mercy in his first presidential debate...

2020 Democrats showed Bloomberg no mercy in his first presidential debate and Trump was loving it

President Donald Trump on Wednesday night gloated that former Mayor Michael Bloomberg was taking heavy hits during the ninth 2020 Democratic presidential debate. The debate on... Read more ...

The Chinese province at the heart of the coronavirus outbreak changes how it...

The Chinese province at the heart of the coronavirus outbreak changes how it counts cases-again

The number of new coronavirus cases reported by Hubei province dropped sharply after China changed the way it officially reports the number of infections for the second time in... Read more ...

A shipping titan, a global airline, and Apple's main iPhone supplier just...

A shipping titan, a global airline, and Apple's main iPhone supplier just sounded the alarm on coronavirus

AP Moller-Maersk, Air France-KLM, and Foxconn issued dire warnings about Wuhan coronavirus on Thursday. Shipping giant Maersk said the epidemic has "significantly lowered... Read more ...