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This Is Almost Certainly James Comey’s Twitter Account

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Digital security and its discontents—from Hillary Clinton’s emails to ransomware to Tor hacks—is in many ways one of the chief concerns of the contemporary FBI. So it makes sense that ...

The blogs vs. Case-Deaton

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Anne Case and Angus Deaton have a new paper on white mortality rates. This one is getting attacked a lot more than the 2015 one, though the findings and methods ...

Live: U.K. Triggers Brexit

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Wednesday March 29, 2017 2017-03-29T06:06:55.000Z Welcome to TOPLive. The U.K. will start the clock on two years of negotiations to withdraw from the European Union, a divorce that will redefine ...

This Is Almost Certainly James Comey’s Twitter Account

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Digital security and its discontents—from Hillary Clinton’s emails to ransomware to Tor hacks—is in many ways one of the chief concerns of the contemporary FBI. So it makes sense that ...

Immigration officials threaten to remove two Houston surgeons

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Trump immigration officials are threatening to remove two prominent Houston surgeons Thursday after refusing at the last minute to extend their temporary permission to stay in the U.S., potentially jeopardizing ...

Energy Department climate office bans use of phrase ‘climate change’

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A supervisor at the Energy Department's international climate office told staff this week not to use the phrases "climate change," "emissions reduction" or "Paris Agreement" in written memos, briefings or ...

What George W. Bush Really Thought of Donald Trump’s Inauguration

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The inauguration of Donald Trump was a surreal experience for pretty much everyone who witnessed it, whether or not they were at the event and regardless of who they supported ...

2 White House Officials Helped Give Nunes Intelligence Reports

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WASHINGTON — A pair of White House officials played a role in providing Representative Devin Nunes of California, the Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, with the intelligence reports ...

Exclusive: South Africa's Zuma may step down early in deal to oust Gordhan

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JOHANNESBURG Jacob Zuma is considering offering to step down next year, at least 12 months before his term as South African president ends, under a deal with opponents in his ...

How Utah Keeps the American Dream Alive

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The face of Utah’s war on poverty. Photographer: Michael Friberg for BloombergFacebook Twitter Email Print Share InequalityMegan McArdle is a Bloomberg View columnist. She wrote for the Daily Beast, Newsweek,

'Metrics Monday: How Should Econometrics Be Taught?

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This week’s edition of ‘Metrics Monday will be a slight departure from the usual post in that I won’t be making any specific point about applied work. Rather, this will ...

Senior White House aide Katie Walsh moving to pro-Trump political group

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President Donald Trump is undergoing his first staff shake-up less than three months into his term, sending deputy chief of staff Katie Walsh to bolster the flagging outside groups that ...

World Economic Forum opens the search for Africa's top female entrepreneurs

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This robot can print a house in 24 hours

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Scoop: BuzzFeed going public in 2018

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Most of the money spent on digital display advertising will soon go to native ads — where the advertising is designed to look like editorial content — according to a ...

Trump Russia dossier key claim 'verified'

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The BBC has learned that US officials "verified" a key claim in a report about Kremlin involvement in Donald Trump's election - that a Russian diplomat in Washington was in ...

The Crisis of Trumpism

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Trumpism is in crisis. This isn’t a function of poll numbers, or the Russia controversy, or any other melodrama of the past three months, but something more fundamental: No officeholder ...

70 days in, Donald Trump’s presidency is flailing

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During the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump broke every rule of politics — and he won anyway. He dominated the Republican primary by running against the Republican Party. He repulsed the ...

This is the future of the US and its economy

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Financial markets seem convinced that the recent surge in business and consumer confidence in the US economy will soon be reflected in “hard” data, such as GDP growth, business investment,

Trump says NYT 'failing'

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On Wednesday, Trump attacked one of his favorite targets, the New York Times, tweeting from his @realdonaldtrump account. "Remember when the failing @nytimes apologized to its subscribers, right after the ...

Making Sense of Trump's Order on Climate Change

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Going backward. Photographer: David McNew/Getty ImagesFacebook Twitter Email Print Share Climate ChangeCass R. Sunstein is a Bloomberg View columnist. He is the author of “The World According to Star Wars” ...

Team Spineless? Bipartisan Support For Billionaire With Putin Ties To Join Trump’s Cabinet

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Jeff HauserThe Huffington Post, February 22, 2017 See article on original site Fifteen Democrats (and Maine’s Angus King, who caucuses with the Democrats) joined all 50 Senate Republicans present in ...

Disabled, or just desperate? Rural Americans turn to disability as jobs dry up

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The lobby at the pain-management clinic had become crowded with patients, so relatives had gone outside to their trucks to wait, and here, too, sat Desmond Spencer, smoking a 9 ...

The Trade Deal We Just Threw Overboard

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Trade deals are at the heart of Donald Trump’s promise to Make America Great Again. He views global trade as a kind of Manhattan real estate market writ large, a ...

Trump says 'we must fight' Freedom Caucus, Democrats

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WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump had fighting words on Thursday for conservatives in his own Republican Party who helped block a healthcare bill last week, saying he would oppose House ...

Paul Manafort's Puzzling New York Real Estate Purchases

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Paul J. Manafort, the former Trump campaign manager facing multiple investigations for his political and financial ties to Russia, has engaged in a series of puzzling real estate deals in ...

Hutchins Center Fiscal Impact Measure

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The Hutchins Center Fiscal Impact Measure shows how much fiscal policy adds to or subtracts from overall economic growth. Use the graph below to explore the total quarterly fiscal impact ...

Venezuela top court to assume congress role; opposition decries 'dictatorship'

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left right left right left right left right CARACAS Venezuela's Supreme Court said it would take over the opposition-led Congress's role because the legislature is in "contempt," sparking accusations that ...

Mike Flynn Offers to Testify in Exchange for Immunity

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March 30, 2017 6:29 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—Mike Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, has told the Federal Bureau of Investigation and congressional officials investigating the Trump campaign’s potential ...

Once We Listened to the Beatles. Now We Eat Beetles.

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Yum! Photographer: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty ImagesFacebook Twitter Email Print Share CultureTyler Cowen is a Bloomberg View columnist. He is a professor of economics at George Mason University and writes for the ...

Bank Kushner met with paid legal tab for Russian intelligence agent

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VneshEconomBank paid for its employee Evgeny Buryakov's legal defense Buryakov was accused of covertly working for Russian intelligence (CNN)As federal prosecutors in New York prepared their case against a man ...

Trump's business network reached alleged Russian mobsters

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To expand his real estate developments over the years, Donald Trump, his company and partners repeatedly turned to wealthy Russians and oligarchs from former Soviet republics — several allegedly connected ...

News Release: Gross Domestic Product

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* See the navigation bar at the right side of the news release text for links to data tables, contact personnel and their telephone numbers, and supplementary materials.

10 books that inspired the world's top start-up investors

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A 2016 Review: Turnout Wasn’t the Driver of Clinton’s Defeat

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In general, white and Hispanic voters roughly matched expectations of voter share or made up a slightly larger share of the electorate than expected, while black voters made up a ...

Trump Administration Signals It Would Seek Mostly Modest Changes to Nafta

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March 29, 2017 10:51 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is signaling to Congress it would seek mostly modest changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement in upcoming negotiations with ...

Immigration crackdown enables worker exploitation, labor department staff say

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Undocumented workers are refusing to cooperate with US Department of Labor (DoL) investigations due to deportation fears, in some cases even declining to accept back wages owed to them and ...

Multifactor productivity trends, 2016

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For release 10:00 am (EDT) March 30, 2017 USDL-17-0375 Technical information: (202) 691-5606 • mfpweb@bls.gov • www.bls.gov/mfp Media contact: (202) 691-5902 • PressOffice@bls.gov MULTIFACTOR PRODUCTIVITY TRENDS – 2016 Private nonfarm ...

Whatever Happened to Free Trade?

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March 29, 2017 11:11 a.m. ET After World War II, the global economy rose on a wave of trade and finance, lifting hundreds of millions of people out of poverty ...

Staying Rich Without Manufacturing Will Be Hard

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This actually does matter. Photographer: Spencer Platt/getty imagesFacebook Twitter Email Print Share EconomicsNoah Smith is a Bloomberg View columnist. He was an assistant professor of finance at Stony Brook University,

Black Americans Are Working More—With Little to Show for It

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The discrepancies in earnings, wealth and other markers of financial success between black and white Americans are stark. Black Americans, for instance hold much less wealth and have higher rates ...

How to Engineer a Trump Boom

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March 27, 2017 7:02 p.m. ET With Republican efforts to replace ObamaCare in tatters, President Trump now says that he should have started with tax reform. Better late than never.

Swipe by Swipe, Chinese Smartphone Users Flock to Risky Investments

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March 28, 2017 11:18 a.m. ET CHONGMING ISLAND, China—Millionaire real-estate developer Han Hongwei has been accused of securities fraud by stock-market regulators, dishonesty and slander by a takeover target, and ...

Live TV

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Ewen Cameron Watt, Alex Salmond, Mario Monti, Chris Wheeler, Steven Major, Robin Niblett, Yanis Varoufakis, Adam Posen, Mark Haefele select stream: U.S. Europe Asia U.S. Event EMEA Event ASIA Event ...

After GOP Health Bill’s Demise, More States Weigh Expanding Medicaid

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Updated March 28, 2017 7:33 p.m. ET A growing number of states are considering expanding their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, after last week’s abrupt collapse of the ...

Gallup Daily: Trump Job Approval

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Gallup tracks daily the percentage of Americans who approve or disapprove of the job Donald Trump is doing as president. Daily results are based on telephone interviews with approximately 1,500 ...

BlackRock Bets on Robots to Improve Its Stock Picking

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Updated March 28, 2017 5:36 p.m. ET The era of the star stock picker is coming to an end at the world’s largest money manager. BlackRock Inc. unveiled Tuesday an ...

Donald Trump’s Children Won’t Have White House Roles

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Updated Nov. 17, 2016 8:09 p.m. ET President-elect Donald Trump doesn’t plan to nominate or appoint any of his children to a formal role in his administration. Yet, his plan ...

Since 2007, the DEA has taken $3.2 billion in cash from people not charged with a crime

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The Drug Enforcement Administration takes billions of dollars in cash from people who are never charged with criminal activity, according to a report issued today by the Justice Department's Inspector ...
 

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