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Trump's tariffs could sow trouble for GOP in farm districts

21 minutes ago   |   National Post

SPANGLE, Wash. - In the aptly named Harvester Restaurant, wheat farmer Roy Dube makes clear he's no fan of President Donald Trump's trade policy. “We get him elected into...
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U.S. judge dismisses GM ignition switch criminal case

45 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

A federal judge in New York on Wednesday dismissed a criminal case brought against General Motors Co in 2015 over the largest U.S. automaker's handling of an ignition-switch...
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Alabama woman gets prison for stealing from employer

1 hour ago   |   Miami Herald

A federal judge has sentenced an Alabama woman to nearly two years in prison for stealing from the company where she worked as a bookkeeper. U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town...
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U.S. congressman urges Trump administration not to turn back cannabis-industry Canadians at border

1 hour ago   |   National Post

Canadians with ties to the cannabis industry have a new champion in the U.S. Congress, and he's urging the Trump administration not to bar people from entering the States...
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Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit 2018 Livestream

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

Fortune's annual Most Powerful Women Summit-now in its 20th year!-kicks off on Monday, Oct. 1. The event is sold out, but you can still catch all the action right here using...
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How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

1 hour ago   |   Miami Herald

Major U.S. stock indexes ended mixed Wednesday as gains in banks were offset by losses elsewhere in the market. Bond yields climbed to the highest level in four months, sending...
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Praxair shares up on divestiture talks

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

U.S. industrial gas maker Praxair rose after a Reuters report that its German counterpart Linde will sell assets to secure U.S. antitrust approval for the pair's merger. Julia...
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Coinbase Poaches General Counsel from Fannie Mae

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

Coinbase, the biggest cryptocurrency exchange in the U.S., announced on Wednesday that it's hired Brian Brooks to be its top lawyer. Brooks comes from mortgage giant Fannie Mae...
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We're Sexual Misconduct Law Experts. The Senate's Brett Kavanaugh Investigation Is a Hot Mess

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

The Senate Judiciary Committee's position that the committee itself should vet Christine Blasey Ford's report of past sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is...
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Not enough to get markets to new highs, says Sevens Report's Tom Essaye

2 hours ago   |   Reuters

The market is rallying on U.S. - China trade developments and stabilization in emerging markets, but it needs more positives to hit new highs, says founder of the Sevens Report...
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Homeless DC student with an offer to play college football is offered a...

Homeless DC student with an offer to play college football is offered a place to live after his high school team banned him over residency rules

Covenant House Greater Washington has given Jamal Speaks, an 18-year-old senior at Ballou-STAY Opportunity Academy, a place to live for the rest of the 2018-2019 school... Read more ...

Amazon reportedly considering 3,000 cashierless stores by 2021

Amazon reportedly considering 3,000 cashierless stores by 2021

Amazon is considering an expansion plan for its Go cashierless stores that would open 3,000 locations by 2021, a person familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. That seems like... Read more ...

Maroon 5 will reportedly perform at the Super Bowl halftime show

Maroon 5 will reportedly perform at the Super Bowl halftime show

Maroon 5 has reportedly agreed to perform at Super Bowl LIII. The band's frontman, Adam Levine, has said in the past that the band has been on the shortlist for years to play... Read more ...

Deadly plant virus causing major damage to roses nationwide

Deadly plant virus causing major damage to roses nationwide

NEW ORLEANS - An incurable plant disease is causing major damage to the $250-million-a-year rose business in the US. Dr. David Byrne of Texas A&M University is leading a $4.6... Read more ...

Amazon could soon be the third-place online advertiser behind Facebook and...

Amazon could soon be the third-place online advertiser behind Facebook and Google - but only if it can avoid trouble with regulators and shoppers

Amazon is expected to become the third largest digital advertiser, behind Facebook and Google, according to eMarketer researchers. But as the company's market share of the ad... Read more ...

Trump said his visit to the Flight 93 memorial for 9/11 victims gave him...

Trump said his visit to the Flight 93 memorial for 9/11 victims gave him inspiration for his border wall

President Donald Trump told Hill.TV in an interview that the Flight 93 National Memorial gave him inspiration for his border wall. Trump visited the site on September 11 to... Read more ...

New Jersey gambler misses out on $82,000 winning bet when FanDuel cites a...

New Jersey gambler misses out on $82,000 winning bet when FanDuel cites a 'pricing error'

A New Jersey bettor placed a $110 wager at the FanDuel Sportsbook when they posted an incorrect line. The bet would have won $82,000. FanDuel refused to honor the bet, saying... Read more ...

Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination has suddenly gotten back on track...

Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination has suddenly gotten back on track as Republicans grow impatient with his accuser

Republicans plan to move forward with a hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Prof. Christine Blasey Ford, who accused him of sexual assault when they were both... Read more ...

Jimmy Butler has reportedly requested a trade from the Wolves, kick-starting...

Jimmy Butler has reportedly requested a trade from the Wolves, kick-starting what could be a huge year for NBA free agency

Minnesota Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler has reportedly requested a trade from the team. According to a report, Butler gave the Wolves three teams he'd be open to signing a... Read more ...

A volunteer Girl Scout treasurer is accused of embezzling more than $88,000...

A volunteer Girl Scout treasurer is accused of embezzling more than $88,000 from her troops and a local cancer center

Volunteer Girl Scout treasurer Patricia Cascione, a 52-year-old from Santa Clarita, California, was arrested on Monday. She is accused of embezzling more than $88,000 from her... Read more ...