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Democrats won the House - now the hard part is deciding what to do with their new power

14 hours ago   |   CNBC

With some exceptions, the Democratic House majority will pursue incremental rather than radical change ahead of a 2020 election in which they do not want to alienate moderate...
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Edwards rallies union support: ‘Elections have consequences'

14 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Gov. John Bel Edwards rallied his core base of education union support Saturday with a preview of his 2019 re-election stump speech, urging teachers and school workers to...
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Facebook's latest scandal is the last straw that pushed some users to deleting their accounts - here's how to do it

Facebook's latest scandal is the last straw that pushed some users to deleting their accounts - here's how to do it

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Earlier this year, the hashtag DeleteFacebook was trending on Twitter and people were deleting their Facebook accounts en masse. The trend came as a result of a report that...
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Trump to Survey ‘Incredible' Fire Damage in California Following Criticism

22 hours ago   |   Fortune

President Donald Trump is traveling to California on Saturday to survey damage from the deadly wildfires that have killed 71 people and potentially left more than 1,000...
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Senators Threaten to Regulate Facebook Unless It Makes Fixes

23 hours ago   |   Fortune

Senators Chris Coons and Bob Corker warned Friday that Congress would impose new regulations to rein in Facebook Inc. unless the social-media company addresses concerns about...
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Trump alarms his confidantes with questions about Mike Pence's loyalty

Trump alarms his confidantes with questions about Mike Pence's loyalty

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump has been asking advisers lately about whether Vice President Mike Pence is loyal, according to people familiar with the discussions cited by The New York...
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Stacey Abrams says Brian Kemp will beat her in the Georgia governor's race, but calls his 'voter suppression' tactics 'appalling'

Stacey Abrams says Brian Kemp will beat her in the Georgia governor's race, but calls his 'voter suppression' tactics 'appalling'

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Republican Brian Kemp will become the next governor of Georgia after his Democratic opponent, Stacey Abrams, ended her bid on Friday evening after a tight and contentious...
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Colombia president snagged by protests, congressional revolt

1 day ago   |   Miami Herald

Ivan Duque was sworn in as Colombia's president in August after an easy election victory in which he promised to boost the sluggish economy by decreasing corporate taxes, while...
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Stacey Abrams, Stating She Cannot Win Governor's Race, Will Sue Georgia Over ‘Gross Mismanagement' of Elections

1 day ago   |   Fortune   |   5 articles

Stating she cannot succeed in the contest for Georgia governor due to “deliberate and intentional” voter suppression, Democrat Stacy Abrams said in a public address, “This is...
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The criminal-justice reform bill Trump just backed might already be in jeopardy - here are some of the GOPers who have come out against it

The criminal-justice reform bill Trump just backed might already be in jeopardy - here are some of the GOPers who have come out against it

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The criminal-justice reform bill that President Donald Trump backed on Wednesday has already hit a few snags among conservatives. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has...
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Amanda Knox and her boyfriend are engaged - watch his sci-fi-themed proposal

Amanda Knox and her boyfriend are engaged - watch his sci-fi-themed proposal

On Friday, TV host and author Amanda Knox announced on Instagram that she and her boyfriend novelist Christopher Robinson are engaged to be married. The proposal was... Read more ...

Turkey reportedly has a second audio tape of a Saudi hit team discussing...

Turkey reportedly has a second audio tape of a Saudi hit team discussing details of Jamal Khashoggi's murder, bolstering the CIA's claims

Turkish officials reportedly have obtained a second, 15-minute audio tape of a Saudi hit team discussing the details of a plan to murder the journalist Jamal Khashoggi . The... Read more ...

Yoga studio shooting hero to get $30,000 for law school

Yoga studio shooting hero to get $30,000 for law school

Florida State University officials have committed $30,000 of their personal money to a man credited with confronting a shooter. Read more ...

J.Crew CEO James Brett steps down after just 17 months

J.Crew CEO James Brett steps down after just 17 months

J.Crew's CEO James Brett is stepping down from the company. Brett, who took up the position in June 2017, had been leading the charge in J.Crew's turnaround efforts after... Read more ...

Gut-wrenching photos show what a hellish nightmare it already is to get...

Gut-wrenching photos show what a hellish nightmare it already is to get around Long Island City, Amazon's new HQ2 headquarters

Amazon is building a new headquarters in Long Island City, Queens , with plans to add up to 40,000 workers to the neighborhood. While not Manhattan, Queens is crowded and... Read more ...

Opinion: Amazon Deal In New York Creates Some Unlikely Allies

Opinion: Amazon Deal In New York Creates Some Unlikely Allies

NPR's Scott Simon reflects on Amazon's plan to open a headquarters in New York. It's prompted an unlikely coalition to unite in opposition, due to tax breaks and subsidies the... Read more ...

Wendy's is giving away free cheeseburgers to celebrate National Fast Food...

Wendy's is giving away free cheeseburgers to celebrate National Fast Food Day. Here's how to get one

Wendy's is giving away free junior bacon cheeseburgers through November 23 in celebration of National Fast Food Day on Friday. To be eligible, customers need to purchase... Read more ...

Meet the 22-year Oracle veteran executive who's going to lead Google in the...

Meet the 22-year Oracle veteran executive who's going to lead Google in the cloud wars against Amazon and Microsoft

On Friday, Diane Greene announced she would be stepping down as Google Cloud's chief exec . Greene's replacement will be the 22-year Oracle veteran Thomas Kurian, who before... Read more ...

William Goldman, Oscar-winning screenwriter of 'All the President's Men' and...

William Goldman, Oscar-winning screenwriter of 'All the President's Men' and 'The Princess Bride,' dead at 87

Author and Oscar-winning screenwriter William Goldman died Friday at the age of 87. Goldman won two Oscars for writing "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All the... Read more ...

Stacey Abrams says Brian Kemp will beat her in the Georgia governor's race...

Stacey Abrams says Brian Kemp will beat her in the Georgia governor's race, but calls his 'voter suppression' tactics 'appalling'

Republican Brian Kemp will become the next governor of Georgia after his Democratic opponent, Stacey Abrams, ended her bid on Friday evening after a tight and contentious... Read more ...