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Trump greets Macron for first official state dinner
April 25, 2018
President Donald Trump hosts French President Emmanuel Macron for his first official state dinner.
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Busloads of migrants from 'caravan' arrive at U.S.-Mexico border
April 25, 2018
TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - Dozens of Central American migrants from about 600 traveling in a "caravan" through Mexico arrived at the border city of Tijuana late on Tuesday despite warnings it would be futile to try to cross to claim asylum in the United States.
Two police officers, civilian shot in Dallas: police
April 25, 2018
(Reuters) - Two Dallas police officers were shot and critically wounded on Tuesday at a Home Depot Inc store and a civilian was also shot in the incident, Dallas police said.
Judge revokes bond for Nashville shooting suspect after public outcry
April 24, 2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - A Tennessee judge on Tuesday revoked a $2 million bond set for the man accused of opening fire at a Nashville-area Waffle House restaurant, killing four people, while new details emerged of the suspect's struggles with paranoia and delusions.
Republicans hope to avoid another upset loss in Arizona vote for House seat
April 25, 2018
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Voters in Arizona went to the polls on Tuesday in a special election to replace a longtime Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives who was forced to resign over a sexual misconduct scandal.
Florida shooting suspect qualifies for public defender, judge rules
April 25, 2018
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - The man charged with killing 17 people at Florida high school qualifies to have a public defender represent him at taxpayer expense, even though he may inherit money from his late mother's estate, a Florida judge ruled on Tuesday.
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Trump Shouldn't Blame Gun Violence on Violent Video Games
March 8, 2018
Research demonstrates no link can confidently be made between violent video games and gun violence.
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Trump burned again by failure to vet nominee as VA pick surprises
April 25, 2018
Rachel Maddow reports on the growing scandals surrounding Donald Trump's V.A. secretary nominee Ronny Jackson, only the latest in a long string Trump embarrassments resulting from failing to do any background checking before submitting a nominee for
Manafort raid sought evidence on Trump Tower meeting
April 25, 2018
A new court filing by Robert Mueller reveals clues about the probe into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.
Mitt Romney demonstrates his passion for Utah 'sport'
April 25, 2018
If there's one thing we know about Mitt Romney, it's that he loves sport.
Sharpton on Meek Mill release: Let’s change the system
April 25, 2018
Rev. Al Sharpton who has been campaigning for the release of Rapper Meek Mill joins Ari Melber to discuss Mill being released on bail. Sharpton says Meek Mill’s case is a “dramatic and graphic example” of a broken parole system.
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US senators push banks to disclose ties with wealthy Russians allied with Putin
April 25, 2018
Two Democratic senators, Jeanne Shaheen and Sheldon Whitehouse, have written to the banks.
Sears' head of real estate is stepping down
April 24, 2018
Jeff Stollenwerck has been with Sears for more than 15 years.

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Wells Fargo CEO gets an earful from shareholders
April 24, 2018
At the bank's annual meeting, Tim Sloan heard from investors upset about several of Wells' lending practices
U.S. cracks down on Juul e-cigarette sales to kids
April 24, 2018
Health officials issued warnings to 40 stores as the first steps in a crackdown on underage e-cigarette sales
Ireland to start collecting Apple's billions of back taxes
April 24, 2018
The EU had ruled that a tax deal the country had made was illegal and Apple owed nearly $16 billion plus interest
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Asian stocks slip following sell-off on Wall Street
April 25, 2018
U.S. stocks are higher Tuesday morning as investors applaud strong first-quarter results from companies including machinery maker Caterpillar, appliance maker Whirlpool and Fifth Third Bancorp.
Beijing Auto show highlights e-cars designed for China
April 25, 2018
Volkswagen and Nissan have unveiled electric cars designed for China at a Beijing auto show that highlights the growing importance of Chinese buyers for a technology seen as a key part of the global industry's future.
Apple Reportedly Seeking OLED Price Cuts From Samsung
April 25, 2018
If the Mac maker scores cost concessions, will it keep them or pass them on to customers?
New Oriental Education Shows Strong Growth as Massive Expansion Continues
April 24, 2018
While income growth in the fiscal third quarter may have been tepid, there was good reason.
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US stocks hit by profit fears and rising bond yields
April 24, 2018
Caterpillar suggests first-quarter earnings are a ‘high watermark for the year’
WeWork: space invader
April 24, 2018
Plan to issue debt for first time means pitching to cold-hearted bond investors
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USA • Markets
How African Deals Entangled a Billionaire Media Mogul
April 24, 2018
Investors already attach such a governance discount to Vivendi that allegations of bribery in Africa at its parent company may not add much
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Trump toasts French President Emmanuel Macron
April 25, 2018
Trump toasts French President Emmanuel Macron

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Comedian Dennis Miller slams Sanders job proposal
April 25, 2018
Comedian Dennis Miller slams Sanders job proposal

Sanders’s plan

Bernie Sanders is the angel of economic death: Kennedy
April 25, 2018
Bernie Sanders is the angel of economic death: Kennedy

Sanders’ proposal

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Trump Says NAFTA Renegotiation Could Be Completed Quickly
April 24, 2018
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that a new NAFTA trade deal could be completed quickly, as
Trump Says NAFTA Renegotiation Could Be Completed Quickly
April 24, 2018
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that a new NAFTA trade deal could be completed quickly, as
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Stocks Fall Sharply As Traders Turn Negative On Earnings News - U.S. Commentary
April 24, 2018
After failing to sustain an initial upward move, stocks moved sharply lower over the course of the trading session on Tuesday. With the pullback on the day, the Dow closed lower for the fifth consecutive session.
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USA • Economy
Charles Zwick, Who Balanced Budget Under Johnson, Dies at 91
April 24, 2018
As the president’s last budget director, he helped engineer the only federal surplus to be recorded over a span of almost 40 years.
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USA • Opinions
Donald Trump’s travel ban heads to the Supreme Court
April 23, 2018

ORAL arguments at the Supreme Court often make for excellent theatre: an hour of well-prepared lawyers clashing over an issue fundamental to American democracy, lashed by questions from merciless justices sitting a few feet away. That is what visitors to the Supreme Court are likely to see on April 25th, when the court convenes to hear Trump v Hawaii, the final case of the nine-month term. The justices will consider an uncommonly fraught matter of presidential power: whether the third version of Donald Trump’s restrictions on travel from primarily Muslim countries is consistent with the law and the constitution.

The challengers argue that Mr Trump’s latest travel ban is a direct descendant of his campaign-trail calls for a "total and complete shutdown" of Muslims entering America "until our country's representatives can figure out what is going on”. Singling out members of one religion for especially burdensome treatment based on a hunch that they may be terrorists violates the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause, the Fourth...Continue reading

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