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Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez Has a Message for Democrats After ‘Boy Bye' Tweet

54 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Leave it to Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez to put politicians in check on Twitter-this time it's her fellow Democrats. On Wednesday, the freshman Congresswoman from New York responded...
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No budget deal reached as spending cuts, debt ceiling threaten economy

No budget deal reached as spending cuts, debt ceiling threaten economy

56 minutes ago   |   Politico

Congressional leaders and the Trump administration left a critical meeting on Wednesday still with no budget agreement, deadlocked over how much to increase domestic spending...
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Massachusetts warns of potential marijuana investment scams

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

BOSTON - Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin says his office is planning to crack down on what he said is the growing number of Massachusetts-based businesses...
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Here are all the times Joe Biden has been accused of acting inappropriately toward women and girls

Here are all the times Joe Biden has been accused of acting inappropriately toward women and girls

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Former Vice President Joe Biden is the 2020 Democratic presidential frontrunner, but he's faced some headwinds when it comes to his conduct toward women. Eight women have...
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U.S. trade representative says he can resolve Democrats' concerns on North America pact quickly

2 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

The top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday he is ready to work with lawmakers "sooner rather than later" to address concerns over a new North American pact, even as a...
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Democrats hammer Mitch McConnell's denouncement of slavery reparations

2 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Mitch McConnell has no business offering advice on how to deal with the never-resolved impacts of slavery, top Democrats declared Wednesday. The Senate majority leader a day...
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U.S. trade chief says he can 'work out' Democrat concerns over North America pact

3 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

The top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday he is ready to work with lawmakers "sooner rather than later" to address concerns over a new North American pact, even as a...
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'Why not now?' for slavery reparations, House panel is told

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - The debate over reparations for descendants of slaves catapulted from the campaign trail to Congress on Wednesday with an impassioned plea from actor Danny Glover...
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6 things we're still wondering about Libra, Facebook's new cryptocurrency coming in 2020

6 things we're still wondering about Libra, Facebook's new cryptocurrency coming in 2020

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Facebook on Tuesday announced the launch of its forthcoming cryptocurrency, Libra , and subsidiary financial service, Calibra . The service isn't launching until 2020, and...
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Trump Jr. mocked Biden for promising to cure cancer, then President Trump took the stage and promised to cure cancer

Trump Jr. mocked Biden for promising to cure cancer, then President Trump took the stage and promised to cure cancer

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Donald Trump Jr. at a rallly Tuesday night mocked Joe Biden over his recent pledge to cure cancer if he's elected president. Trump Jr.'s comments came during his father's...
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Ta-Nehisi Coates ripped into Mitch McConnell during congressional testimony...

Ta-Nehisi Coates ripped into Mitch McConnell during congressional testimony where he made the case for reparations for the descendants of slaves

Influential writer Ta-Nehisi Coates passionately condemned Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell during a Wednesday congressional hearing on reparations for the descendants of... Read more ...

Trump Administration Weakens Climate Plan To Help Coal Plants Stay Open

Trump Administration Weakens Climate Plan To Help Coal Plants Stay Open

The Trump administration is replacing one of President Barack Obama's signature plans to address climate change. It may help coal-fired power plants but is unlikely to slow the... Read more ...

The richest man in Hong Kong is funding an entire college class' tuition for...

The richest man in Hong Kong is funding an entire college class' tuition for up to 5 years - here's his incredible rags-to-riches life story

Hong Kong 's wealthiest man, Li Ka-shing, announced June 16 that he would fund up to 5 years of tuition for Shantou University's incoming class. Li is the 28th-richest person... Read more ...

Fed Ponders When To Cut Interest Rates

Fed Ponders When To Cut Interest Rates

There's an unusual air of suspense surrounding the Federal Reserve's policy meeting, with the possibility that the central bank could cut interest rates for the first time in... Read more ...

Trump Jr. mocked Biden for promising to cure cancer, then President Trump...

Trump Jr. mocked Biden for promising to cure cancer, then President Trump took the stage and promised to cure cancer

Donald Trump Jr. at a rallly Tuesday night mocked Joe Biden over his recent pledge to cure cancer if he's elected president. Trump Jr.'s comments came during his father's... Read more ...

A Facebook content moderator died after suffering a heart attack while on...

A Facebook content moderator died after suffering a heart attack while on the job, according to a new report detailing harsh working conditions

A Facebook content moderator died last year after suffering a heart attack while on the job, according to a new report from The Verge . The report details the harsh working... Read more ...

Amazon's new Kindle Oasis has a color-adjustable front light

Amazon's new Kindle Oasis has a color-adjustable front light

Amazon's new Kindle Oasis has a color-adjustable front light and ships with all-new cases that switch the ereader on when opened. Read more ...

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Adobe climbs after beating Wall Street earnings forecasts thanks to strong...

Adobe climbs after beating Wall Street earnings forecasts thanks to strong growth in its cloud business

Adobe shares rose more than 4% on Wednesday morning during pre-market trading after reporting better-than-expected revenue and earnings per share. The creator of Photoshop... Read more ...

On day one of his 2020 campaign, Trump promised to cure cancer, wipe out...

On day one of his 2020 campaign, Trump promised to cure cancer, wipe out AIDS, and put an American on Mars

President Donald Trump officially launched his campaign for re-election in the 2020 presidential election in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday night. Trump outlined a series of... Read more ...