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Berkeley Becomes First City To Divest From Border Wall Companies

Berkeley Becomes First City To Divest From Border Wall Companies

Berkeley Becomes First City To Divest From Border Wall Companies Berkeley, California, has become the first U.S. city to yank investments and business dealings with any company aiming to work

Republicans Are Crying About Obamacare Problems They Helped Create

Republicans Are Crying About Obamacare Problems They Helped Create

Republicans Are Crying About Obamacare Problems They Helped Create The Republican case for repealing the Affordable Care Act and moving swiftly to enact a “replacement” plan largely rests on oft-repeated

Donald Trump Again Pretends To Care About Women

Donald Trump Again Pretends To Care About Women

Donald Trump Again Pretends To Care About Women This column originally appeared in Emily Peck’s newsletter, a weekly email that looks at the convergence of women, economics, business and politics.

Nintendo Plans to Double Switch Production after Strong Sales

Nintendo Plans to Double Switch Production after Strong Sales

Nintendo Plans to Double Switch Production after Strong Sales Nintendo is planning to double production of its Switch console, which launched on March 3, due to high demand, the Wall

Black Americans Support Paying College Athletes. White People? Not So Much.

Black Americans Support Paying College Athletes. White People? Not So Much.

Black Americans Support Paying College Athletes. White People? Not So Much. As the men’s and women’s NCAA tournaments kick off this week, a majority of Americans who have any opinion

Chinese Plastic Surgeons Offer To Transform Patients Into Ivanka Trumps

Chinese Plastic Surgeons Offer To Transform Patients Into Ivanka Trumps

Chinese Plastic Surgeons Offer To Transform Patients Into Ivanka Trumps Fancy yourself as the president’s daughter? You might at least be able to look … a bit … like Ivanka

Hawaii Is Totally Down For That Whole #BoycottHawaii Thing

Hawaii Is Totally Down For That Whole #BoycottHawaii Thing

Hawaii Is Totally Down For That Whole #BoycottHawaii Thing After a federal court in Hawaii ruled to place a nationwide hold on President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, his supporters were

McDonald's Twitter Calls Donald Trump Tiny-Handed, 'Disgusting Excuse Of A President'

McDonald's Twitter Calls Donald Trump Tiny-Handed, 'Disgusting Excuse Of A President'

McDonald's Twitter Calls Donald Trump Tiny-Handed, 'Disgusting Excuse Of A President' The company’s corporate Twitter account published ― and then pinned ― a tweet Thursday calling Trump a “disgusting excuse of

Trump Wants To Privatize Air Traffic Control In The U.S.

Trump Wants To Privatize Air Traffic Control In The U.S.

Trump Wants To Privatize Air Traffic Control In The U.S. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump is proposing to shift oversight of the U.S. air traffic control from the federal

Donald Trump's Silence On The Fed Interest Rate Hike Speaks Volumes

Donald Trump's Silence On The Fed Interest Rate Hike Speaks Volumes

Donald Trump's Silence On The Fed Interest Rate Hike Speaks Volumes WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump loved to rail against the Federal Reserve board’s chair, Janet Yellen, during the final months of his

President Trump Is Going to Challenge Fuel Efficiency Standards Shaped by Obama

President Trump Is Going to Challenge Fuel Efficiency Standards Shaped by Obama

President Trump Is Going to Challenge Fuel Efficiency Standards Shaped by Obama (WASHINGTON) — Moving forcefully against Obama-era environmental rules, President Donald Trump is set to announce in Michigan plans

The Federal Reserve Gives Donald Trump His First Interest Rate Hike

The Federal Reserve Gives Donald Trump His First Interest Rate Hike

The Federal Reserve Gives Donald Trump His First Interest Rate Hike WASHINGTON ― The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate on Wednesday, a sign of its continued confidence in

Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates for Second Time in 3 Months

Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates for Second Time in 3 Months

Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates for Second Time in 3 Months (WASHINGTON) — The Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate for the second time in three months and

More Than 50 Tech Companies Take On Trump's New Travel Ban

More Than 50 Tech Companies Take On Trump's New Travel Ban

More Than 50 Tech Companies Take On Trump's New Travel Ban Nearly five dozen technology companies have filed an amicus brief against President Donald Trump’s revised executive order banning travel

5 reasons the AT&T-Time Warner merger should make you very worried

5 reasons the AT&T-Time Warner merger should make you very worried

This 2016 year has played out like a game of Dystopia Bingo. A presidential candidate from a major party who is terrifyingly blasé about the use of nuclear weapons and

IMF warns central banks could lose deflation fight

IMF warns central banks could lose deflation fight

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned Tuesday that central banks are struggling to beat back deflationary forces and that governments need to spend to help them succeed.

Dollar slightly higher after Clinton bests Trump in debate

Dollar slightly higher after Clinton bests Trump in debate

NEW YORK (AFP) – The US dollar earned a boost Tuesday after Hillary Clinton, who is favored by Wall Street, got the best of rival Donald Trump in the first