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US troops were highly visible regulars at the Syrian restaurant where a suicide bomber killed 4 Americans

US troops were highly visible regulars at the Syrian restaurant where a suicide bomber killed 4 Americans

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The suicide bombing at a restaurant in what was thought to be a safe zone in northern Syria may have been targeted because it was a favorite of US troops, according to a New...
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Trump administration proposes higher ‘Obamacare' premiums

15 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

The Trump administration on Thursday announced proposed rule changes that would lead to a modest premium increase next year under the Affordable Care Act, potentially handing...
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NJ lawmakers advance bill seeking donor disclosure

16 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

New Jersey lawmakers advanced legislation requiring independent expenditure committees to disclose their donors. The Democrat-led Senate Budget Committee advanced the...
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Mississippi Senate transportation chair runs for commission

16 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

A Democrat who has served in the Mississippi Senate since 1993 says he's running for transportation commissioner and wants to put more money into highways and bridges. Sen...
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Senators from both parties have introduced a bill to keep Trump from ditching NATO, but they may not be able to stop him

Senators from both parties have introduced a bill to keep Trump from ditching NATO, but they may not be able to stop him

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Senators have reintroduced a measure meant to keep President Donald Trump from pulling out of NATO. The measure prohibits funds from being used for a withdrawal and expresses...
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R.I.P. Jack Bogle, Democratizer Of Investing

R.I.P. Jack Bogle, Democratizer Of Investing

17 hours ago   |   NPR

John Clifton "Jack" Bogle, founder of the Vanguard Group, passed away yesterday at the age of 89. Today we look back at his life and career.
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Mills takes novelist's advice on ‘secretary of the future'

17 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Maine's governor credits late novelist Kurt Vonnegut with her vision for a new state office dedicated to the future. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills said Thursday she's tapping...
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The Republican who represents more of the border than anyone in Congress has an idea to secure the border, and it's not a wall

The Republican who represents more of the border than anyone in Congress has an idea to secure the border, and it's not a wall

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The only GOP congressman who represents a district along the US-Mexico border opposes President Donald Trump's wall - instead, he wants a fiber optic cable. Rep. Will Hurd of...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's 70% tax on the super-rich is more popular than Trump's tax cuts, new poll shows

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's 70% tax on the super-rich is more popular than Trump's tax cuts, new poll shows

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

After Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez floated hiking marginal tax rates on the super-rich , conservatives argued the proposal would be political suicide for Democrats. But...
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Pennsylvania GOP Rep. Tom Marino to retire this month

21 hours ago   |   Politico   |   6 articles

Five-term Pennsylvania Rep. Tom Marino is ditching Congress less than three weeks into his new term, he announced Thursday. Marino, a Republican who was reelected by a...
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Nancy Pelosi's senior aide says White House leaked the details of lawmakers'...

Nancy Pelosi's senior aide says White House leaked the details of lawmakers' commercial flight to war zone

One of Nancy Pelosi's senior aides claims the White House leaked details of a congressional delegation's commercial travel plans to Afghanistan to stop the trip. The news comes... Read more ...

Tesla is laying off 7% of its employees

Tesla is laying off 7% of its employees

Tesla is laying off 7% of its employees, according to an email Elon Musk sent to workers. The move comes as Tesla seeks to prove it can become consistently profitable. Tesla is... Read more ...

Malaysia will forget all about the Goldman Sachs 1MDB scandal for the low...

Malaysia will forget all about the Goldman Sachs 1MDB scandal for the low low price of $7.5 billion

Malaysia's finance minister has hinted that the country's government may consider dropping charges against Goldman Sachs over its alleged role in the 1MDB scandal in return for... Read more ...

Stock traders are jubilant after a report that Mnuchin is mulling a lift of...

Stock traders are jubilant after a report that Mnuchin is mulling a lift of China tariffs

Global markets climb after reports US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin discussed the possibility of lifting tariffs on Chinese imports. Although such reports were denied by... Read more ...

Avalanche Kills 1 Skier, Injures Another In New Mexico

Avalanche Kills 1 Skier, Injures Another In New Mexico

The two men were skiing down a chute off Kachina Peak, a 12,481-foot mountain at the resort about 130 miles north of Albuquerque. Read more ...

Trump reportedly instructed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about Trump...

Trump reportedly instructed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about Trump Tower Moscow deal

President Donald Trump's alleged involvement in a proposed deal to build one of his eponymous skyscrapers in Moscow reportedly goes deeper than Trump previously acknowledged, a... Read more ...

Microsoft Pledges $500 Million Investment To Tackle Affordable Housing Crisis

Microsoft Pledges $500 Million Investment To Tackle Affordable Housing Crisis

Most of the money will help preserve and build new homes for low and middle-income residents. A smaller portion will go toward homeless services and programs to keep people... Read more ...

Trump responds to Pelosi by canceling her foreign travel after she asks him...

Trump responds to Pelosi by canceling her foreign travel after she asks him to postpone SOTU

President Donald Trump sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi cancelling her government trip to Belgium, Egypt, and Afghanistan, citing the ongoing partial government... Read more ...

White House cancels US delegation trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos...

White House cancels US delegation trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos hours after throwing wrench into congressional trip to Afghanistan

President Donald Trump on Thursday canceled the US delegation's annual trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, "out of consideration" for the furloughed federal... Read more ...