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With Eyes on election, White House insists economy is strong

32 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The "fundamentals" of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted on Monday, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of a decade ago amid mounting...
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You're Not Imagining Online Video Throttling on Your Phone-It's Pervasive

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

U.S. wireless carriers have long said they may slow video traffic on their networks to avoid congestion and bottlenecks. But new research shows the throttling happens pretty...
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Top CEOs pledge to put employees before profits

2 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Companies should focus on social responsibilities as well as profits, the Business Roundtable, a group of corporate chief executives that includes the head of the largest U.S...
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Disney's New Streaming Service Will Be Unavailable on the World's Most Popular Streaming Devices

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

The Walt Disney Company said Monday that its Disney Plus subscription video streaming service will premiere Nov. 12 through devices including Apple , Google , and Roku. But the...
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Top U.S. CEOs say companies should put social responsibility above profit

3 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Corporate America is responsible for providing economic benefits to all, not just its investors, the Business Roundtable group said on Monday.
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Trump Administration Gives Smaller Wireless Companies More Time to Cut Off Huawei

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

The Trump administration has extended a limited reprieve on U.S. technology sales to Huawei, even as questions remain over how much of an effect broader sanctions are having on...
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Changing North Korea

3 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

North Korea, a small country with no economic potential to speak of, has for two decades been a major irritant to the international community. Its nuclear weapons program puts...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Is Worried Tariffs May Help Samsung. Is He Right?

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

Apple CEO Tim Cook had a private dinner with President Donald Trump on Friday night to discuss the U.S.-China trade war. And it didn't take long for the President to share...
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U.S. tech industry leaders: French digital service tax harms global tax reform

4 hours ago   |   Reuters

Major tech firms and U.S. tech industry groups said on Monday that France's new digital services tax undermines the global tax regime and multilateral efforts to reform it.
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Trump and American Populism

4 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

Donald Trump is an unlikely populist. The Republican nominee for U.S. president inherited a fortune, boasts about his wealth and his many properties, shuttles between his...
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Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx reportedly split after dating quietly for 6 years

Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx reportedly split after dating quietly for 6 years

Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx have reportedly split after six years of quietly dating. The pair first sparked romance rumors in 2013 after being seen dancing together at a... Read more ...

Team Trump eyes payroll tax cut to spur economy: report

Team Trump eyes payroll tax cut to spur economy: report

Team Trump is considering a temporary payroll tax cut to stimulate the economy and avoid a slowdown - or even a recession, a new report said Monday. The plans reveal the... Read more ...

Trump Dismisses Recession Fears, Says Fed Must Help The Economy

Trump Dismisses Recession Fears, Says Fed Must Help The Economy

The Trump administration pushed back hard against warnings of an economic slowdown. But the president is also calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates again to help... Read more ...

Planned Parenthood just forfeited $60 million in federal funding for...

Planned Parenthood just forfeited $60 million in federal funding for refusing to comply with the Trump administration's 'gag rule'

Planned Parenthood just forfeited $60 million in federal funding over their withdrawal from Title X funding. President Donald Trump 's "gag rule" policy to prohibit family... Read more ...

The US fired off a previously banned missile, the first since the collapse...

The US fired off a previously banned missile, the first since the collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear arms pact with Russia

The US military conducted its first flight test of a ground-launched cruise missile in a test that would have been banned prior to the recent collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear... Read more ...

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson just got married in a secret Hawaiian ceremony

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson just got married in a secret Hawaiian ceremony

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson just got married in a secret ceremony. He tied the knot to long-time girlfriend Lauren Hashian on Sunday, August 18 in Hawaii. The actor shared two... Read more ...

Major retailers including Nordstrom, Macy's, and JCPenney reportedly joined...

Major retailers including Nordstrom, Macy's, and JCPenney reportedly joined Victoria's Secret in using a modeling agency with ties to Jeffrey Epstein

Several major retailers - including Nordstrom , Macy's , and JCPenney - reportedly worked with MC2 Model Management, the agency accused of supplying underage women to Jeffrey... Read more ...

The NYPD officer who was involved in the death of Eric Garner has been fired

The NYPD officer who was involved in the death of Eric Garner has been fired

NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo has been fired, New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill announced on Monday. Pantaleo used a banned chokehold on Garner, and his dying... Read more ...

Nvidia jumps after announcing a partnership with Microsoft to give Minecraft...

Nvidia jumps after announcing a partnership with Microsoft to give Minecraft a massive graphics overhaul

Nvidia shares jumped as much as 6% Monday after Microsoft announced it would bring the chipmaker's "ray tracing" graphics technology to "Minecraft," one of the world's most... Read more ...

'Everybody started screaming': A tree was struck by lightning and fell onto...

'Everybody started screaming': A tree was struck by lightning and fell onto a swim club's tent pavilion, injuring 9 people

On Sunday, nine people were injured at a Pennsylvania swim club when lightning struck a tree, NBC Philadelphia reported. That tree fell and landed on a nearby tent, injuring... Read more ...