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Ford's Hottest New Model Is the Silver Bullet

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May 22, 2017 8:55 AM EDT +0.13 As of 10:16 AM EDT USD +0.32 As of 10:16 AM EDT 10.82 USD If your stock price hits the skids, a change ...

Russian ambassador told Moscow that Kushner wanted secret communications channel with Kremlin

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Jared Kushner and Russia’s ambassador to Washington discussed the possibility of setting up a secret and secure communications channel between Trump’s transition team and the Kremlin, using Russian diplomatic facilities ...

It's time for the US to use the metric system

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2 mentions8 hours ago
The metric system is far superior to the bizarre system of feet, miles, pounds, and gallons used in the United States. The whole rest of the world seems to get ...

Romer Slaughters Kittens

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Well, I figured that we’d get to this point. SinceI joined the World Bank last fall, we’ve had a few internal conversations that involved what the diplomats would call “a ...

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Live TV

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Conrad F Dequadros, Michael Froman "Mike" select stream: U.S. Europe Asia U.S. Event EMEA Event ASIA Event Oliver Renick, Alan Ruskin, Vincenzo Scarpetta Top Videos NASA Wants to Pay You ...

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Since 2008, states’ per-student spending on higher education has fallen 18 percent nationwide, according to inflation-adjusted numbers from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The cuts have occurred in ...

Rural America Is the New ‘Inner City’

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Updated May 26, 2017 2:04 p.m. ET At the corner where East North Street meets North Cherry Street in the small Ohio town of Kenton, the Immaculate Conception Church keeps ...

The dueling scoops about Jared Kushner’s plan for secret communications with Russia, explained

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On Friday night two versions of an incredible story emerged. They both start like this: In early December, Jared Kushner and future former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn met with ...

Link Between Low Wages and Low Productivity Growth: High Wages Make Low Productivity Jobs Disappear

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View Comments Neil Irwin examined recent patterns in wage growth in a NYT Upshot piece. Irwin noted the extraordinarily low 0.6 percent pace of productivity growth in recent years (where ...

A Danger to the World: It's Time to Get Rid of Donald Trump

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Donald Trump has transformed the United States into a laughing stock and he is a danger to the world. He must be removed from the White House before things get ...

What CBO Estimates Say About the House Health Bill

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Plastic waste is taking over the oceans. Here’s how to stop it

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2 mentions12 hours ago
We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our site. By continuing to use our site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Commentary and analysis ...

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The Lesser Part of Valor

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You wouldn’t say that Preston Brooks sucker-punched Charles Sumner in the Senate chamber in 1856—but only because he used a cane. Brooks, a South Carolina congressman, began bludgeoning Sumner, the ...

Jared Kushner now a focus in Russia investigation

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Investigators are focusing on a series of meetings held by Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and an influential White House adviser, as part of their probe into Russian meddling in ...

Could your next peer review be done by ... a robot?

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2 mentions1 day ago
Peer review is an integral part of scientific publishing. It is a process whereby experts from a particular field evaluate the work done by a researcher in the same discipline.

How Alleged Russian Hacker Teamed Up With Florida GOP Operative

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May 25, 2017 11:06 a.m. ET The hacking spree that upended the presidential election wasn’t limited to Democratic National Committee memos and Clinton-aide emails posted on websites. The hacker also ...

Boehner: Trump's term 'disaster,' aside from foreign affairs

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former House Speaker John Boehner says that aside from international affairs and foreign policy, President Donald Trump's time in office has so far been a "complete disaster." ...

Did the Turkish President’s Security Detail Attack Protesters in Washington? What the Video Shows

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Kicked, punched protesters Choked, slammed woman Rushed, punched protesters Punched and kicked a man Punched a protester Kicked man on ground Knocked over women, kicked man Kicked man on ground ...

America is about to face a major hostage situation

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2 mentions12 hours ago
How do you know when the country is really in trouble? When you’re rooting for Goldman Sachs alumni to have more influence in the White House. A debt-ceiling showdown is ...

Inside Hillary Clinton’s Surreal Post-Election Life

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When I walk into the Chappaqua dining room in which Hillary Clinton is spending her days working on her new book, I am greeted by a vision from the past.

Taibbi: The Democrats Need a New Message

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2 mentions4 hours ago
The story of Greg Gianforte, a fiend who just wiped out a Democrat in a congressional race about ten minutes after being charged with assaulting a reporter, is déjà vu ...

Scoop: Trump tells confidants U.S. will quit Paris climate deal

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Login Twitter thinks it knows what Andy Rubin is up to, Tech cos push for surveillance reforms, and media deals rise under Trump

Why Republicans can't fix health insurance

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2 mentions3 days ago
The Congressional Budget Office analysis of the Republican health care and tax cut bill that passed the House of Representatives last month is full of striking facts. But here’s a ...

Trump’s economic agenda would deepen an already pressing social crisis

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2 mentions2 days ago
Massive US income disparities and the anger associated with it helped propel Donald Trump into office. Trump's campaign speeches were littered with attacks on Wall Street bankers and hedge fund ...

Exclusive: Trump son-in-law had undisclosed contacts with Russian envoy

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left right left right left right WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the ...

Tourism in the US has drastically declined since Trump was elected

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The US tourism business is in trouble — and President Trump may be to blame.America's share of international tourism has dropped 16% in March, compared to the same month in ...

Europeans Secretly Love Trump for Confirming Their Own Sense of Superiority

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The pictures from Donald Trump’s romp through Europe, which show a long parade of political and spiritual leaders looking visibly uncomfortable in his presence or even snickering to themselves as ...

H.R. 1628, American Health Care Act of 2017

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CBO and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) have completed an estimate of the direct spending and revenue effects of H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act ...

The zombie robot argument lurches on: There is no evidence that automation leads to joblessness or inequality

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The media are full of stories about robots and automation destroying the jobs of the past and leaving us jobless in the future; call it the coming Robot Apocalypse. We ...

Theresa May faces disaster after new poll finds Corbyn slashing her majority to just 2 seats

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Shock poll finds Jeremy Corbyn closing in on Theresa May in the race for Downing Street. Conservative lead down to five points compared to leads of more than 20 points ...

Trump in Brüssel: "Die Deutschen sind böse, sehr böse"

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Beim Treffen mit der EU-Spitze hat Donald Trump massive Kritik an Deutschland geübt. Der SPIEGEL erfuhr aus Teilnehmerkreisen den genauen Wortlaut. Drucken Nutzungsrechte Feedback Kommentieren US-Präsident Donald Trump hat sich ...

Witnesses: Man Cut the Throats of Two MAX Passengers Who Tried to Stop Anti-Muslim Bullying of Women on Northeast Portland Train

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Details of the triple stabbing, which killed two men, are still emerging. But eyewitness reports to KATU and The Oregonian indicate it was an anti-immigrant hate crime. Witnesses told KATU’s ...

Top Trump aide: Coal doesn't make 'much sense anymore'

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"For those miners, get ready because you're going to be working your asses off," Trump said in a May 2016 speech in front of a crowd holding up "Trump digs ...

This basic treatment could save millions of lives. So why aren't we using it?

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Each year, 5.9 million children under the age of five die, mostly from preventable causes. That’s more than 16,000 children every day – and more than 8,000 of these are ...

Donald Trump’s Base Is Shrinking

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A widely held tenet of the current conventional wisdom is that while President Trump might not be popular overall, he has a high floor on his support. Trump’s sizable and ...

Shift work is hurting our health and happiness. Here's why

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2 mentions2 days ago
We now live in a world where – thanks to information and communication technologies – we are able to produce and distribute goods, services and capital around the globe virtually ...

Meet the Real Jared Kushner

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He was supposed to be the calm one, cool and unflappable under his Ray-Bans and beltless blue bespoke suits. If Steve Bannon was the Rumpelstiltskin of the administration, donning multiple ...

Russia looms over Trump's meetings with European leaders

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When German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited President Donald Trump at the White House in March, she brought a visual aid to help Trump understand the menace posed by his would-be ...

Exclusive: NSA Chief Admits Donald Trump Colluded With Russia

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President Donald Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey continues to reverberate in the KremlinGate scandal, which threatens to consume the Trump administration. By abruptly removing Comey, then mangling his ...

Live Election Results: Montana’s At-Large Congressional District

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Greg Gianforte, a Republican technology executive who was charged with assault on Wednesday night, faces Rob Quist, the Democratic candidate and folk singer, in a special election for Montana's at-large ...

Someone killed a congressional inquiry into America’s sky-high transit construction costs

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4 mentions4 days ago
Mass transit construction costs in the United States appear to be far higher than what European countries pay for comparable projects. The Second Avenue Subway in New York City, for ...

How should we regulate genome editing?

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2 mentions2 days ago
Genome editing is now much easier, faster, cheaper and more versatile than ever. One of these editing techniques, known as CRISPR-Cas9, could allow for new editing applications, ranging from viruses ...

The Media's Best Kept Secret Was A Free Wall Street Journal Login, And Now It's Gone

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It was good while it lasted. For years, one of the best/worst kept secrets in media circles was a login that unlocked the Wall Street Journal's formidable paywall. Username: media.

Hutchins Roundup: Minimum wage, debt limits, and more

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Studies in this week’s Hutchins Roundup find that minimum wage increases do not pass through to prices, US debt limit impasses in Congress raise the cost of borrowing for the ...

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GOP candidate has financial ties to US-sanctioned Russian companies

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A Republican congressional candidate has financial ties to a number of Russian companies that have been sanctioned by the United States, the Guardian has learned. Greg Gianforte, who is the ...

As Trump’s Problems Mount, Breitbart’s Numbers Are Cratering

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With its former chairman Steve Bannon as White House chief strategist and plans for an ambitious international expansion, Breitbart was supposed to be on its way to becoming a media ...
 

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