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Trump eyes Erik Prince plan to privatize U.S. war in Afghanistan

53 seconds ago   |   NBC News

"I know he's frustrated," Blackwater founder Prince said of the president. "He gave the Pentagon what they wanted. And they haven't delivered."
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Forestry industry pushes back on Trump blaming fires on Canadian lumber imports

8 minutes ago   |   National Post

Canada's forestry industry is pushing back against comments by U.S. President Trump that lumber imports are partially to blame for intense forest fires in California. Trump...
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Illinois oil refinery to upgrade in pollution settlement

24 minutes ago   |   Miami Herald

A southwestern Illinois oil refinery will spend nearly $11 million on pollution controls in settling a federal lawsuit accusing it of excessive dangerous chemical emissions...
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U.S. value stocks capitalize on 'FANG' stumbles, with room to run

38 minutes ago   |   Reuters

The summer roller-coaster in two of the four big-cap 'FANG' names - Facebook Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Netflix Inc and Google-parent Alphabet Inc - has led to a shift, albeit...
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Maryland's unemployment rate stays constant in July at 4.3 percent

40 minutes ago   |   Baltimore Sun   |   3 articles

The unemployment rate in July in Maryland was 4.3 percent, unchanged from recent months and up from 4.1 percent a year ago, according to new data from the U.S. Department of...
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‘Threatened' Homeowner Goes Viral After Calling Police On Hiker

46 minutes ago   |   CBS

MESA, Ariz. - A property dispute has gone viral after an Arizona homeowner was filmed calling police on a hiker he claimed had roamed onto his land. A July YouTube video...
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Trump asks SEC to consider switch to half-year corporate filings

46 minutes ago   |   Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said meetings with corporate executives had prompted him to ask the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to study letting public...
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Turkish lira dips again on U.S. sanctions warning

52 minutes ago   |   Reuters

The Turkish lira dipped to a low of 6.30 on Friday after warnings of more economic sanctions by the U.S. over Turkey's detention of American pastor Andrew Brunson. As Francis...
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US Steel to invest $750M in Gary Works plant

54 minutes ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

U.S. Steel plans to spend at least $750 million to upgrade a century-old steel mill along northwestern Indiana's Lake Michigan shoreline. Company and government officials said...
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US sanctions Myanmar forces for alleged human rights abuses

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Treasury on Friday slapped sanctions on members of the Myanmar security forces for their alleged role in violent campaigns against ethnic minorities...
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Trump cancels military parade over price tag, says 'maybe next year'

Trump cancels military parade over price tag, says 'maybe next year'

The parade was scheduled for Nov. 10, the day before the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. Read more ...

98-year-old, 95-year-old rescued from 3rd floor of burning building

98-year-old, 95-year-old rescued from 3rd floor of burning building

Several people, including a 98-year-old and a 95-year-old, were rescued from a third-floor porch in Brockton, Massachusetts, on Friday as flames raged just feet away. Read more ...

Trump blames ‘local politicians' for derailing military parade

Trump blames ‘local politicians' for derailing military parade

President Trump on Friday canceled his military parade as he accused DC politicians of price-gouging - a day after his own secretary of defense scoffed at a report about the... Read more ...

Satanic Temple unveils demonic statue at Arkansas State Capitol

Satanic Temple unveils demonic statue at Arkansas State Capitol

The goat-headed, winged creature was placed during a rally to call for the removal of a Ten Commandments monument already mounted on Capitol grounds. Read more ...

Patriots' first-round pick out for season with torn Achilles, Schefter reports

Patriots' first-round pick out for season with torn Achilles, Schefter reports

Isaiah Wynn will reportedly be out for the season. Read more ...

Kevin De Bruyne injury update: Manchester City star to miss three months

Kevin De Bruyne injury update: Manchester City star to miss three months

De Bruyne does not require surgery on a lateral collateral ligament injury but the City star is facing three months out. Read more ...

Cuomo flip-flops: America has always been great

Cuomo flip-flops: America has always been great

In the face of fierce criticism, Gov. Andrew Cuomo reversed course Friday and said he regretted saying America was “never that great.” “The expression I used the other day was... Read more ...

Man Who Oversaw bin Laden Raid: Take My Clearance, Too

Man Who Oversaw bin Laden Raid: Take My Clearance, Too

President Trump's decision to strip former CIA chief-and frequent Trump critic-John Brennan of his security clearance apparently isn't sitting well in the intelligence... Read more ...

Sixers hire former WNBA star Lindsey Harding as scout

Sixers hire former WNBA star Lindsey Harding as scout

Harding becomes the second former WNBA player to be hired for a full-time scouting position with an NBA team. Read more ...

Elon Musk says grueling 120-hour work weeks are taking a toll on his health...

Elon Musk says grueling 120-hour work weeks are taking a toll on his health. Here's what sleeping less than 7 hours a night can do to you

Elon Musk says he doesn't get much sleep. In an interview with the New York Times, Musk revealed he frequently logs 120-hour work weeks and doesn't leave the Tesla factory for... Read more ...