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Turkey's Currency Plunges, Potentially Threatening Erdogan's Re-Election Bid

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

The president called early elections hoping to get out ahead of economic troubles, but the lira's dive caught up with him before the June vote.
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The Latest: Veto leaves election security money in limbo

5 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

The Latest on Gov. Mark Dayton's vetoes of two major bills : 4 p.m. Gov. Mark Dayton's veto of a massive budget bill means Minnesota can't tap $6...
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The Latest: Veto leaves election security money in limbo

5 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Latest on Gov. Mark Dayton's vetoes of two major bills : 4 p.m. Gov. Mark Dayton's veto of a massive budget bill means Minnesota can't tap $6 million in...
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Idaho candidates could see big pension perks if elected

5 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Idaho's top candidates will see big boosts to their state pension benefits if successful in their pursuit of statewide positions, up to an eightfold increase. According to a...
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Elon Musk Suggests Big Oil Is Behind Critical Media Coverage of Tesla

6 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Journalists may be critical of electric-car maker Tesla Inc. because oil and traditional auto companies are some of the biggest spenders on advertising, according to Chief...
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High hopes but tough road for black woman in governor's race

7 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

She's a Yale-educated attorney and a romance novelist who served a decade in the Georgia Legislature. Now Stacey Abrams has gained a shot at becoming the first black woman...
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Rick Scott orders Florida to use federal cybersecurity money for 2018 elections

9 hours ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday ordered his top elections official to draw down $19 million of federal money for election cybersecurity in time for this year's elections. Scott's...
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Twitter to add special labels to political candidates in US

10 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Twitter says it's adding special labels to tweets from some U.S. political candidates ahead of this year's midterm elections. Twitter says the move is to provide users with...
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Michael Cohen's business partner - a Russian immigrant - agrees to cooperate with government probe

Michael Cohen's business partner - a Russian immigrant - agrees to cooperate with government probe

12 hours ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

NEW YORK - A significant business partner of Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, has agreed to cooperate with the government as a potential witness, a...
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'Christ, this guy has the fate of European democracy in his hands': Lawmakers are worried Mark Zuckerberg still doesn't understand Facebook's massive power

'Christ, this guy has the fate of European democracy in his hands': Lawmakers are worried Mark Zuckerberg still doesn't understand Facebook's massive power

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Mark Zuckerberg appeared before European lawmakers on Tuesday to explain his company's privacy scandals, its attitude to regulation, and its role in election interference. It...
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Federal judge rules Trump can't block people on Twitter because it violates...

Federal judge rules Trump can't block people on Twitter because it violates their First Amendment rights

A federal judge on Wednesday ruled President Donald Trump can't block people on Twitter because it violates their First Amendment rights. The judge ruled that the president's... Read more ...

Uber shuts down self-driving car program in Arizona

Uber shuts down self-driving car program in Arizona

Uber is shutting down its self-driving car program in Arizona following the death of a pedestrian, the company confirmed to VentureBeat today. “We're committed to self-driving... Read more ...

Details of new NFL national anthem policy appear to show league caved to Trump

Details of new NFL national anthem policy appear to show league caved to Trump

The NFL has a new national anthem policy and it appears that the league caved to the demands of President Donald Trump and those who vilified the ongoing protests of players... Read more ...

Giuliani responds to bombshell report claiming Ukraine paid Michael Cohen at...

Giuliani responds to bombshell report claiming Ukraine paid Michael Cohen at least $400,000 for access to Trump

President Donald Trump's outside attorney Rudy Giuliani responded Wednesday to a story that outlined an alleged Ukrainian payment to Michael Cohen. The BBC wrote that the... Read more ...

Opioid Crisis Takes A Toll On Economic Outlook For Many Americans, Fed Says

Opioid Crisis Takes A Toll On Economic Outlook For Many Americans, Fed Says

One out of five Americans say they personally know someone who has been addicted to opioids or prescription painkillers, according to a new report about the economic well-being... Read more ...

UFC is about to get a huge boost with casual sports fans thanks to $1.5...

UFC is about to get a huge boost with casual sports fans thanks to $1.5 billion deal with ESPN

The UFC is moving from Fox Sports to ESPN in a five-year deal worth $1.5 billion. The move will likely introduce a new audience to the world of mixed martial arts and will give... Read more ...

US disinvites China from military exercise over militarization of South...

US disinvites China from military exercise over militarization of South China Sea islands

The Pentagon has disinvited China from an international military exercise over its militarization of islands in the South China Sea. "China's continued militarization of... Read more ...

Chipotle is closing its headquarters in Denver and New York and moving...

Chipotle is closing its headquarters in Denver and New York and moving everything to Taco Bell's backyard

Chipotle is moving its headquarters to Newport Beach, California. The company will shut down its headquarters in Denver, Colorado, and close additional offices in New York as... Read more ...

Comcast says it's considering an all-cash offer for 21st Century Fox that...

Comcast says it's considering an all-cash offer for 21st Century Fox that outbids Disney

Comcast set the stage for a bidding war on Wednesday, announcing it was considering an all-cash offer for most of 21st Century Fox's assets that Disney has agreed to... Read more ...

People are asking who would win in a match between Roger Federer and Serena...

People are asking who would win in a match between Roger Federer and Serena Williams - and the winner is clear

Tennis champions Roger Federer and Serena Williams are widely considered to be the greatest tennis players of all time. But who would win in a match between the best men's... Read more ...