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Mnuchin says trade deal with China to boost global economy

16 minutes ago   |   Reuters

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday a "phase one" trade deal between the United States and China was "very good" for global economic growth, and added that...
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Former Sudan President Omar Al-Bashir Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison for Corruption

2 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

A court in Sudan convicted former President Omar al-Bashir of money laundering and corruption on Saturday, sentencing him to two years in a minimum security lockup. That's the...
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How-and Why-the Owner of Jameson and Absolut Has Been Aggressively Expanding Its Portfolio of U.S. Alcohol Brands

How-and Why-the Owner of Jameson and Absolut Has Been Aggressively Expanding Its Portfolio of U.S. Alcohol Brands

4 hours ago   |   Fortune

Pernod Ricard, France's largest spirits maker, is busy raiding America's liquor cabinet. In 2019, the purveyor of Absolut vodka and Jameson Irish whiskey has bought Jefferson's...
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Falling life spans show U.S. economy failing many

4 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Life expectancy stopped increasing in the United States in 2010 and has been decreasing since 2014.
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A Break In The U.S.-China Trade War

4 hours ago   |   NPR   |   5 articles

The United States and China say they will sign the first phase of an agreement addressing some of the trade frictions between them.
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Details of U.S.-China 'phase one' trade deal to come out over weekend: Mnuchin

5 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   5 articles

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday a factsheet on "phase one" of a trade deal between the United States and China would come out on Saturday or Sunday.
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China top diplomat says China-U.S. trade deal good news for all

5 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   5 articles

China and the United States' "phase one" trade agreement is good news for all and will "provide stability in global trade", the Chinese government's top diplomat Wang Yi said...
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U.S. Justice Department preparing legal action against Live Nation: source

10 hours ago   |   Reuters

The U.S. Justice Department is preparing to take legal action against Live Nation Entertainment on allegations the concert promoter has sought to strong-arm concert venues into...
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USTR files notice suspending Dec. 15 tariffs on Chinese goods

12 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

The U.S. Trade Representative's office on Friday filed a Federal Register notice suspending the 15% U.S. tariffs slated to go into effect on Sunday on Chinese goods worth about...
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What's in the U.S.-China 'phase one' trade deal

17 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

The United States and China have agreed on the terms of a "phase one" trade deal that reduces some U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods while boosting Chinese purchases of American...
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Ex-Sudan president Omar al-Bashir sentenced to 2 years for corruption

Ex-Sudan president Omar al-Bashir sentenced to 2 years for corruption

Former Sudan president Omar al-Bashir was convicted Saturday of corruption and money laundering and will face two years at a correctional facility. Now 75, al-Bashir was spared... Read more ...

Giorgio Armani just dropped $17.5 million on a Manhattan penthouse that has...

Giorgio Armani just dropped $17.5 million on a Manhattan penthouse that has stained glass windows and looks like a church - here's a look inside

Billionaire fashion designer Giorgio Armani recently dropped nearly $17.5 million on Manhattan penthouse, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal 's Katherine... Read more ...

Trump says US will lower China tariffs as part of interim trade agreement

Trump says US will lower China tariffs as part of interim trade agreement

President Donald Trump confirmed Friday that the US has agreed to lower tariffs against China as part of an interim trade agreement. China had announced moments earlier that... Read more ...

Bernie Sanders endorsed a congressional candidate who once regularly used...

Bernie Sanders endorsed a congressional candidate who once regularly used the N-word and repeatedly made crude comments about women

Bernie Sanders endorsed California congressional candidate Cenk Uygur who has been found to use the N-word and make crude comments about women. Sanders called Uygur, who in a... Read more ...

Wedding website Zola says the Hallmark Channel won't air its commercial...

Wedding website Zola says the Hallmark Channel won't air its commercial featuring a same-sex couple getting married

The Hallmark Channel is refusing to air a commercial featuring a same-sex couple from Zola , a wedding planning resource, Zola representatives told Insider. On Monday, One... Read more ...

The best value plays in your DraftKings lineup for Week 15 of the NFL season

The best value plays in your DraftKings lineup for Week 15 of the NFL season

Week 15 of the NFL season is here, and with it, the fantasy playoffs. For those that didn't qualify for the postseason in their leagues, daily games like DraftKings and FanDuel... Read more ...

The Geminids meteor shower peaks this weekend, with hundreds of multicolored...

The Geminids meteor shower peaks this weekend, with hundreds of multicolored shooting stars. Here's how to spot them

The Geminids meteor shower peaks on Friday night, sending up to 120 multicolored meteors across the night sky per hour. Because the moon will be almost full, only the brightest... Read more ...

We just got a stark warning that the US economy is slowing as trade tensions...

We just got a stark warning that the US economy is slowing as trade tensions persist

US retail sales grew less than expected in November, rising 0.2% compared to the 0.5% estimate from economists surveyed by Bloomberg . The lagging sales data signals slower... Read more ...

A 13-year-old has admitted to killing an 18-year-old Barnard College student...

A 13-year-old has admitted to killing an 18-year-old Barnard College student in a Manhattan park, police say

Tessa Majors, an 18-year-old freshman at Barnard College, was killed in Morningside Park on Wednesday evening. Police believe she was killed in a robbery gone wrong. A... Read more ...

Olivia Wilde says she doesn't believe her character in 'Richard Jewell'...

Olivia Wilde says she doesn't believe her character in 'Richard Jewell' traded sex for news tips, in response to recent backlash

Actress Olivia Wilde took to Twitter to defend her character Kathy Scruggs' actions in the upcoming film " Richard Jewell ." "Contrary to a swath of recent headlines, I do not... Read more ...