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Walmart’s Memorial Day Sale Is Officially Here

Hundreds of discounted items a week before the holiday.

Microsoft and Sony Are Teaming for Game Streaming

Microsoft and Sony Are Teaming for Game Streaming

Rep. Debbie Dingell says she's not ready to vote…

Michigan Democrat Rep. Debbie Dingell says the USMCA needs to be stronger on the labor enforcement provisions for Mexico.

Uber And Lyft Have Awful Debuts

The US initial-public-offering market has been packed with high-profile debuts of all sizes this year. But some of the most widely anticipated launches have faltered in their early days of trading. At the heart of the poor showings are companies' unclear paths to profitability and an uncertain economic backdrop, according toanalysts and investment advisors. Visit Markets Insider's homepage for more stories. On the surface, the US initial-public-offering market is sizzling.

Why Toyota Is Taking Issue With Trump

Toyota criticized President Donald Trump’s declaration that imported cars threaten U.S. national security. In an unusually strong-worded statement, Japan’s largest automaker said Trump’s proclamation "sends a message to Toyota that our investments are not welcomed.” According to Automotive News, Toyota has spent more than $60 billion building operations in the country, including 10 manufacturing plants.

Trump Tariffs Are Making Retailers and Consumers…

With trade talks between Beijing and Washington stalled as of Friday afternoon, retailers are now scurrying to mitigate the impact of Trump’s decision to raise tariffs on more than $200 billion worth of imports from China.

Trump Lays Out His New Merit-Based Immigration…

He wants fewer family members and more skilled workers to immigrate.

Will Congress pass the USMCA?

House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy says he hopes Speaker Nancy Pelosi will bring the USMCA to the House floor soon.

Millionaire Gave Flying Lessons to Underage Girl. Then, This

A New Jersey millionaire who seemed to have everything—a family, a helicopter, two planes, a brokerage firm—is pleading guilty to sex charges after allegedly putting one of his planes on autopilot to have sex with an underage girl, USA Today reports. Stephen Mell, 53, faces up to five...

Academic: I've Cracked the 'World's Most Mysterious Text'

A British academic claims to have cracked "the most puzzling book on Earth." Called the Voynich manuscript, it has baffled scholars, code breakers, and even the FBI for over 100 years—but Gerard Cheshire says ingenuity and lateral thinking was all he needed to unlock the text in just two...

Did Boeing Botch Response To 737 Max?

Boeing's response to the two fatal crashes of its 737 Max planes was marked by delayed apologies and confusing messages, according to experts, analysts, and lawyers who talked to Business Insider. This likely deepened mistrust in Boeing rather than winning it back as the company is aiming to do, they said. Boeing seemed to defend the plane's safety at the same time as apologizing for the crashes and promising to update the plane.

How Much Should You Spend as a Wedding Guest?

This is how much you should spend on a wedding if you’re only a guest. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.

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Trump Wants Fewer Family Members and More Skilled…

With the 2020 election on the horizon, Trump unveiled a plan in the White House Rose Garden that would establish a new merit-based system for legal immigration and add security measures at the southern border.

Trayvon Martin's Mom Makes a Big Announcement

Trayvon Martin's mother is running for political office, the Miami Herald reports. Sybrina Fulton—whose son was infamously shot dead by a neighborhood crime watch captain in 2012—plans to officially announce Monday that she's running for the Miami-Dade County Commission. "Our county must continue moving forward so our families...

Billionaire pledges to pay off Morehouse College…

Billionaire Robert F. Smith pledged to pay off the student debt of Morehouse College's Class of 2019.

Huawei Faces Challenge After U.S. Blacklist

(Reuters) - Huawei Technologies’ founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei said on Saturday the growth of the Chinese tech giant “may slow, but only slightly” due to recent U.S. restrictions. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Huawei is seen at the high profile startups and high tech leaders gathering, Viva Tech,in Paris, France May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau In remarks to the Japanese press and reported s.nikkei.

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Journalists mostly shrug off Trump's 'treason…

Brian Stelter asks why the president's latest claim that intelligence officials committed "treason" isn't getting more news media attention. Panelist Jane Coaston says it's a matter of acclimation: Trump "airs his grievances like it's Festivus all the time."

Inside Google's Civil War

Employees are pushing back against the company's handling of sexual harassment claims and the secretive Dragonfly and Project Maven.

What's Crushing So Many Cab Drivers: Not Uber or Lyft

For many New York City cabbies, the dream is to buy a medallion—a city permit that lets them own a yellow cab. But a cottage industry of sketchy loans and artificially hiked medallion prices turned that dream into a quagmire for a generation of drivers, the New York Times...