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‘Don't be a fool!' Trump warns Erdogan against Syria invasion in leaked letter

‘Don't be a fool!' Trump warns Erdogan against Syria invasion in leaked letter

9 minutes ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

US President Donald Trump urged Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to make a deal with the Syrian Kurds in a letter, warning history will condemn him as “the devil” and the...
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Billionaire Investor Says Market 'Drops 25 Percent' if Elizabeth Warren Is Elected President

39 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

Appearing on the CNBC show "Squawk Box," Omega Advisors CEO Leon Cooperman offered his thoughts on what a victory by the Massachusetts senator would do to the economy.
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What Warren Buffett's Move to Increase His Bank of America Stake Says About the Health of the Economy

43 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Berkshire is looking to grow its stake in Bank of America -but some analysts suggest it shows a vote of confidence in the economy on the whole. Warren Buffett's massive holding...
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Andrew Yang's Universal Basic Income Plan Echoes a 1930s Proposal That Reshaped Social Security

1 hour ago   |   Time

Entrepreneur and political novice Andrew Yang is hoping a wild gambit will help him win the Democratic presidential nomination: give 10 American families US$1,000 a month. The...
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Weak U.S. retail sales cast shadow over slowing economy

2 hours ago   |   Reuters

U.S. retail sales fell for the first time in seven months in September, suggesting that manufacturing-led weakness could be spreading to the broader economy, keeping the door...
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Is Yang Doing More Harm Than Good to the Case for a Universal Basic Income?

Is Yang Doing More Harm Than Good to the Case for a Universal Basic Income?

2 hours ago   |   Politico

At Tuesday's debate, Andrew Yang once again leaned heavily on his “Freedom Dividend,” his attempt at rebranding universal basic income. In response to a question on automation...
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Trump's China Deal Leaves the Global Economy as Uncertain as Ever

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

A trade truce with China has done little to reduce the uncertainty that threatens the global economy
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Fed survey finds US economy being hurt by trade battles

3 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The U.S. economy was expanding at a modest pace in September and into October despite the fact manufacturing was being hurt by rising trade tensions and weaker global growth...
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Stocks flat on data, earnings; pound volatile

3 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

A gauge of world stock markets was flat on Wednesday as U.S. data that raised concerns about a slowing economy was offset by a solid start to earnings season, while sterling...
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Banks ride high on consumer spending but IPOs lose luster

3 hours ago   |   NBC News

'The U.S. consumer is certainly pulling the U.S. economy along'
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4th man arrested in campaign finance case involving Rudy Giuliani associates

4th man arrested in campaign finance case involving Rudy Giuliani associates

Federal authorities say they took David Correia into custody Wednesday at Kennedy Airport in New York City. Read more ...

General Motors, United Auto Workers reach tentative deal to end 31-day strike

General Motors, United Auto Workers reach tentative deal to end 31-day strike

General Motors and the United Auto Workers on Wednesday reached a tentative settlement to end a strike that has dragged on for 31 days, Read more ...

GM and the UAW have a tentative contract to end what has been its longest...

GM and the UAW have a tentative contract to end what has been its longest strike in decades

The United Auto Workers and General Motors have reached a tentative agreement for a new, four-year contract. GM's nearly 50,000 hourly workers have been on strike for almost... Read more ...

'Wheel of Fortune' contestant uses his intro to say he's trapped in a...

'Wheel of Fortune' contestant uses his intro to say he's trapped in a loveless marriage

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'Our family is devastated': 2 teens dead after fiery crash sends SUV...

'Our family is devastated': 2 teens dead after fiery crash sends SUV tumbling from overpass

A 15-year-old girl and 17-year-old boy died in the New York crash. Read more ...

Astros move up Zack Greinke, Justin Verlander after ALCS postponement

Astros move up Zack Greinke, Justin Verlander after ALCS postponement

The Astros are using Wednesday's ALCS Game 4 rainout against the Yankees to move up their aces. Zack Greinke will now start Game 4 on Thursday night in The Bronx and Justin... Read more ...

Supreme Court seems split on possible resentencing for teen sniper

Supreme Court seems split on possible resentencing for teen sniper

Liberal and conservative justices seemed split Wednesday on whether to grant a new sentencing hearing to Lee Boyd Malvo, one of two snipers who terrorized the Washington, D.C... Read more ...

The T-Mobile and Sprint merger has been approved by the FCC

The T-Mobile and Sprint merger has been approved by the FCC

The merger was first announced in April 2018. What you need to know The FCC voted to approve the T-Mobile and Sprint merger on October 16, 2019. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has... Read more ...

A Dutch family was discovered waiting for the world to end after one of the...

A Dutch family was discovered waiting for the world to end after one of the siblings snuck off to a bar and spilled the story to a bartender

A Dutch family was found living in the basement of their farmhouse on Sunday, waiting for the end of the world. The family was found after the eldest son, Jan, 25, escaped the... Read more ...

Nationals head to first ever World Series after sweeping of Cardinals

Nationals head to first ever World Series after sweeping of Cardinals

For the first time in 86 years, a team from the nation's capital is heading to the World Series. Read more ...