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Trump to nominate Stephen Moore for Federal Reserve board

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that he will nominate Stephen Moore, a conservative economic analyst, to fill a vacancy on the Federal Reserve’s seven-member board. Moore served as an economic adviser to Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign, helping to draft Trump’s tax cut plan. The president has been harshly critical of […]
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AP Exclusive: Guaido’s Citgo snubs US execs in Caracas jail

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — When the Trump administration paved the way for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to name a new board to run the U.S. affiliate of Venezuela’s state oil company, it was a rare glimmer of hope for the American families of six oil executives jailed for over a year without a trial […]
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US targets Chinese firms for alleged NKorea sanctions dodge

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday sanctioned two Chinese shipping companies suspected of helping North Korea evade sanctions — the first targeted actions taken against Pyongyang since its nuclear negotiations with the U.S. in Hanoi last month ended without agreement. “The maritime industry must do more to stop North Korea’s illicit shipping practices,” […]
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Trump looks good for 2020, experts say, because 'economy is so damn strong'

Wall Street economists claim low unemployment rate and rising GDP point to Trump victory, despite his poor personal pollsForget Robert Mueller and Stormy Daniels. Ignore Russia. If the election were held today, Donald Trump would win – and if America’s economy remains robust he may well win again in 2020, according to Wall Street. Related: The race for 2020 is on. The time to prioritize the Hispanic vote is now | Claudia Romo Edelman Continue reading...
Tags: Business, Russia, America, Economics, World news, US news, US economy, Donald Trump, Trump, Stormy Daniels, Robert Mueller, US elections 2020, Claudia Romo Edelman


Here’s how much ‘Bitcoin Twitter’ loves presidential candidate Andrew Yang

The hype surrounding the US presidential election in 2020 is growing palpable, and one candidate, Andrew Yang, is getting significant attention from the cryptocurrency community. Yang, a Democratic Party candidate, is absolutely the favorite of internet memelords, but he isn’t the only one appealing to the blockchain crowd. Hard Fork investigated the Twitter feeds of every confirmed presidential candidate (as well as a few rumored ones) to figure out  who the cryptocurrency community prefers mos...
Tags: Startups, Twitter, US, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Trump, Democratic Party, Yang, Tulsi Gabbard, Bernie Sanders Elizabeth Warren, Andrew Yang, Hard Fork


All the Time Warner power players who have been ousted or resigned since AT&T bought the company for $85 billion

All of Time Warner's top executives have left the company since AT&T bought it last year. They include HBO's Richard Plepler, who unexpectedly resigned last month, and Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara, who stepped down this week following a report that alleged he had a sexual relationship with an actress and promised to help her get roles. After AT&T bought Time Warner last year for a massive $85 billion — taking control of Time Warner's many assets including Warner Bros. and HBO in a deal t...
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Hispanic entrepreneurs more optimistic in business survey, and they’re hiring

Hispanic entrepreneurs are feeling better about their businesses and the nation’s economy than other business owners, a new report reveals. Bank of America’s 2019 Hispanic Small Business Owner Spotlight survey says 51 percent of Hispanic-owned businesses plan to hire more workers this year compared with 26 percent of non-Hispanic owned companies. Moreover, 87 percent of Hispanic businesses plan to expand their operations compared with 67 percent of all other businesses. ESCO Aerospace Manufactur...
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From surprise resignations to a sex scandal, WarnerMedia's leadership has undergone a major shakeup since AT&T took over

All of Time Warner's top executives have left the company since AT&T bought it last year. They include HBO's Richard Plepler, who unexpectedly resigned last month, and Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara, who stepped down this week following a report that alleged he had a sexual relationship with an actress and promised to help her get roles. After AT&T bought Time Warner last year for a massive $85 billion — taking control of Time Warner's many assets including Warner Bros. and HBO in a deal t...
Tags: Verizon, Hbo, Hollywood, Time Warner, Time Warner Cable, Trends, Fox, Netflix, Aol, Cbs, Warner Bros, Emmy, Cartoon Network, Paramount, Justice Department, Turner


US-China trade: Trump says tariffs on Beijing may linger

‘We have to make sure that if we do the deal, China lives by it,’ says president ahead of resumption of trade talksDonald Trump has warned that the United States may leave tariffs on Chinese goods for a “substantial period” to ensure that Beijing complies with any trade agreement, while later emphasizing he wanted them to reach a “great” trade deal.Trade talks are set to resume next week and Chinese officials have been pressing for a full lifting of US tariffs as part of any deal. Continue readi...
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Trump says tariffs on Chinese goods may stay for 'substantial period'

U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that the United States may leave tariffs on Chinese goods for a "substantial period" to ensure that Beijing complies with any trade agreement.
Tags: Money, Beijing, businessNews, United States, Donald Trump, Trump


Poll: More Americans want immigration to stay the same

A growing number of Americans say immigration levels should remain the same or increase, according to a major U.S. survey, a shift that comes as the Trump administration has ramped up immigration enforcement. At the same time, the latest data from the General Social Survey — a widely respected poll that has measured trends on […]
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With black lung fund in jeopardy, taxpayers could foot bill

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Trump administration and coal industry allies are insisting that a federal black lung trust fund will continue to pay benefits to sick miners despite a drastic cut in funding. But the expected shortfalls will be covered by taxpayers instead of coal companies, adding more debt to the already struggling fund. […]
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Trump says U.S. 'will never catch up' without 'great' trade deal with China

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States would "never catch up" if a "great" trade deal with China is not reached, as trade negotiators between the two countries prepare for the latest round of talks.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, United States, Donald Trump, Trump


Trump spooks markets with China trade tariffs warning

The US President says tariffs on goods could stay for longer to make sure China 'lives by the deal'.
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Trump says trade deal 'coming along nicely' with China

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday a trade deal with Beijing is coming along nicely, with U.S. trade negotiators going to China next week for another round of talks.
Tags: Money, China, Beijing, businessNews, Donald Trump, Trump


Trump says trade deal 'coming along' with China

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday a trade deal with Beijing is coming along, with U.S. trade negotiators going to China soon.
Tags: Money, China, Beijing, businessNews, Donald Trump, Trump


Trump says tariffs on China could stay to ensure compliance

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says if the U.S. gets a trade deal with China, tariffs could stay in place for some time to ensure Beijing “lives by the deal.” Trump said Wednesday the White House was discussing keeping tariffs for a “substantial period of time,” adding that China has had “problems living by […]
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Mexico president talks US investment with Trump son in law

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Wednesday that talks with White House senior adviser Jared Kushner have led to advances toward an agreement that would have the U.S. government guarantee some $10 billion in development investments for Mexico and Central America. The previously discussed investments would aim to reduce immigration […]
Tags: Business, News, Mexico, White House, US, Ap, Nation, Mexico City, Trump, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Jared Kushner


The treatment that cured 2 men of HIV may also help with a remarkable array of more than 70 deadly diseases

Bone marrow transplants have now seemingly cured a second man of HIV after he was being treated for an aggressive form of cancer.  The treatment can be used for more than 70 different diseases, including many types of cancer, blood disorders, autoimmune diseases and more.  But bone marrow transplants also have serious risks and are quite expensive, making them a treatment of last resort.  Read on to learn about the many areas where the transplants can be used.  The second person ever appears ...
Tags: US, Trends, Washington Dc, Trump, Feinberg, Jay Feinberg, Gift of Life Marrow Registry, Susan LeLacheur


Morning Docket: 03.20.19

* "It’ll never happen. I guarantee it won’t happen for six years." Contrary to what Democratic presidential candidates are suggesting, President Trump doesn't want anything to do with expanding the size of the Supreme Court. [Reuters] * As it turns out, special counsel Robert Mueller was investigating Michael Cohen much sooner than he originally led on, and the Cohen probe was handed off to the S.D.N.Y. long before campaign-finance violations were even discovered. [Wall Street Journal] * Tha...
Tags: Real Estate, Crime, Supreme Court, Law, Donald Trump, Campaign Finance, Law Schools, Trump, Reuters, Cohen, Michael Cohen, National Law Journal, Robert Kraft, Robert Mueller, Georgetown Law, Georgetown University Law Center


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Google announced a huge gaming initiative: A Netflix-like video-game streaming platform named Stadia. The service is intended to run high-resolution blockbuster games on any device that runs Google's Chrome — from smartphones and tablets to computers and TVs. Google unveiled a new controller for its Stadia gaming service on Tuesday, which connects to Google's data centers and pairs with whichever device the game is being ...
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U.S. bid to blockade Huawei fizzles in European 5G rollout

No European country has banned Huawei, despite a campaign by the Trump administration.
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Huawei, Trump, Nation & World Politics


Trump says 'we have to do something' about social media (FB)

President Trump called vaguely for action to be taken against social media companies, saying "we have to do something." At a press conference, the president repeated allegations, without proof, of anti-conservative bias by Facebook, Twitter, and Google, a popular right-wing talking point. The companies in question deny they have any bias against conservative users. US President Donald Trump has said "we have to do something" about social media. On Tuesday, at a press conference in the White H...
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Top U.S. trade officials head to China next week for new trade talks

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plan to travel to China next week for another round of trade talks with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, a Trump administration official said on Tuesday.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Treasury, Trump, Liu, U S Trade, Steven Mnuchin, Robert Lighthizer


Trump names pick for FAA job as agency faces new scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is announcing the nomination of a permanent administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration as the agency faces new scrutiny over its oversight of industry in the wake of a pair of deadly crashes involving a new Boeing aircraft. The White House announced Trump has selected former Delta Air Lines […]
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Trump: Social media sites discriminate against conservatives

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump directed his ire Tuesday at the nation’s major social media companies, claiming they’re biased against Republicans and attacking them with the same gusto he uses for much of the rest of the media world. Trump’s focus on social media began with a morning tweet and continued into a press […]
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Erie Hack Aims to Solve Lake’s Challenges with Tech-Driven Solutions

Even though Michigan is surrounded by one of the world’s most abundant sources of freshwater, it’s still plagued by water-related challenges, such as the Flint water crisis, high lead levels in the water at Detroit public schools, and PFAS contamination. And with the Trump administration looking to cut federal funding for Great Lakes water restoration by 90 percent in its latest budget proposal, one could argue the situation may grow more precarious.It’s with that in mind that six cities in the...
Tags: Startups, Entrepreneurship, Trends, Tech, Innovation, Michigan, Cleveland, Detroit, Water Pollution, Water Technology, Trump, Flint, Flint Water Crisis, NASA Glenn Research Center, Erie, Toledo OH


Trump says trade talks with China going 'very well'

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that U.S. trade talks with China were going well as two top American officials reportedly plan a visit to China next week for a fresh round of talks.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Donald Trump, Trump


Bill O’Reilly book on Trump coming out in fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill O’Reilly’s next book will not be about JFK or Abraham Lincoln, but a president he knows well. Donald Trump. Henry Holt and Company announced Tuesday that O’Reilly’s “The United States of Trump: How the President Really Sees America” will come out this fall. The publisher is calling the book a […]
Tags: Business, New York, News, Entertainment, America, Nation, United States, Jfk, Trump, Company, Reilly, Bill O'Reilly, Abraham Lincoln, Donald Trump Henry Holt



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