Archive for May 15th, 2017

White House officials were reportedly 'hiding in offices' after Trump's latest flubAfter news that President Donald Trump reportedly shared highly classified…

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Right-wing media blames reports that Trump leaked classified information to Russia on the 'deep state' — here's where that idea came fromThe Washington Post, citing current and former US intelligence officials with knowledge of the…

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Why Trump probably won't get in trouble for telling Russia highly classified informationShortly after The Washington Post broke the news that President Donald Trump revealed highly…

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Trump reportedly revealed highly classified information to the Russians last week that the US hasn't even 'shared with our own allies'President Donald Trump last week shared highly classified intelligence with the Russian foreign…

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When hackers behind a worldwide ransomware scheme insisted on bitcoin as payment, they showed this high-flying digital currency just can't shake its connections with the digital underworld.

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Regularly forgotten amid all the false compassion for the individuals supposedly left behind by free trade is why individuals work in the first place. They work in order to import, whether from across the street, or from the other side of the world. Working is all about the getting.
Thats why open trade always and everywhere benefits every worker, regardless of locale. Open trade means that workers enjoy the worlds competition for their money, which means workers are the beneficiaries of competition that not only enhances product quality, but that also leads to lower and…

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The bilateral trade agreement between the United States and China announced last week is good news on both sides of the Pacific, and one of the biggest winners is the U.S. natural gas industry. But what is good news for natural gas may be another nail in the coffin for coal.
The recent trade agreement will facilitate Chinas goal of replacing coal, which it has tapped to meet two-thirds of its energy needs for the past 30 high-growth years, with cleaner-burning natural gas. The deal would expand U.S. natural gas exports to China, including joint investment in the infrastructure that country…

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In a political backdrop marked by both the passage by Congress of the American Health Care Act (“AHCA”) and the looming debate about President Trump’s federal tax proposal, Warren Buffett waded into the political arena at Berkshire Hathaway’s recent shareholders meeting with some pronouncements regarding federal tax and health policy.  Consistent with his previous forays into politics, Buffett’s statements were steeped in inaccuracies and sophistry, indicative yet again of an individual with an ideological agenda to further, rather than someone seeking and speaking the…

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YouTubers are drilling holes in iPhones to turn them into $5 fidget spinnersThis is a fidget spinner, which is the hottest toy craze right now. One toy analyst…

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As day four of a globe-spanning cyberattack brought with it a marked slowdown in the spread of infected computers, governments and companies started to count the costs.

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Sears tanks after CEO eviscerates top tool vendor he says is trying to cancel its contractSears CEO Eddie Lampert is taking his feud with a top tool supplier public. In a blog post on…

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Oxford Economics found that if Chinese state-owned enterprises took more of U.S. freight railcar production, U.S. jobs and GDP could take a big hit.

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A United Airlines flight attendant made a mistake that could have posed a huge security threatA United Airlines employee posted security codes online over the weekend that are used to access…

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President Trump has laid out a goal of getting the U.S. economy to grow at above a 3% rate over the long term. Two stubborn obstacles stand in his way. The work force isn’t producing enough new workers, and the productivity of those working isn’t growing fast enough.

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is voluntarily recalling 1 million Ram pickups in the U.S. and more than 200,000 in Canada because of a computer issue potentially affecting side air bags and seat belts.

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