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Top 10 Best Airlines in the World

American airlines were shut out of this year's list.

Sunken Russian Warship Had $130 Billion in Gold…

That's 200 tons worth of gold.

Hit Podcast Sued for Revealing Man's Intimate…

Millions of people know all about John B. McLemore, and that may be a problem. In fact his estate is suing S-Town , one of the most popular podcasts ever, saying it revealed highly personal details of McLemore's sexuality, friendships, and mental-health issues without his consent after he died, Vox reports....

Trump says he holds Putin responsible for…

Former CIA military analyst Tara Maller on how President Trump is now holding Russian President Vladimir Putin responsible for Russia’s interference during the 2016 election. Maller also discussed how Trump can protect the U.S. from Russian meddling.

Morgan Stanley Tops Profit Estimates

(Reuters) - Morgan Stanley reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, driven by gains in its fixed income and equities trading businesses, sending its shares up 3.3 percent. Net revenue from the bank’s sales and trading business rose 18 percent to $3.76 billion, with fixed income and equity trading businesses recording gains of 12 percent and 15 percent.

MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid…

A lawyer who attended a Las Vegas concert where a gunman killed 58 people last year is calling a casino operator's lawsuits against hundreds of victims a "bullying tactic"

Papa John's Founder Said Resigning Was A Mistake

Michael Hickey / Getty Images The founder of Papa John's said in a letter that it was "a mistake" to resign as chairman of the company's board of directors over using the n-word in a conference call about racial sensitivity. "The board asked me to step down as chairman without apparently doing any investigation," according to the letter by former CEO John Schnatter to the Papa John's board of directors, which was obtained by BuzzFeed News after being first reported by the Wall Street Journal.

NYT’s Thomas Friedman: We’re In the Middle of 3…

Climate itself, globalization, and technology.

White House disputes that Trump said Russia isn…

Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci discusses how President Trump appeared to tell the press that Russia isn’t a threat, while White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders later told reporters that the whole thing was a miscommunication.

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She Got Her Finger Up His Nose. That's All Cops Needed

A woman helped police track down a sexual-assault suspect by literally getting in his face, Q13 Fox reports. Prosecutors in Washington state have charged Jose Luis Tum-Coronado, 35, as he sits in a Georgia prison—all because the unidentified assault survivor stuck her hand up his nose. "My main mission...

European Commission Fines Google

The EU is to hand Google with a record-breaking fine of $5.1 billion over anti-trust issues linked to Google’s handling of the Android ecosystem. Digital trends reports that even with that being the case, it’s expected that the fine will only amount to two weeks of revenue for the search engine giant, making it barely more than a slap on the wrist.

Jeff Bezos Raches $150 Billion On Prime Day

Amazon’s malign power has grown to the point where for several years now, it has declared its own holiday, Prime Day, which is essentially centered around giving it huge amounts of money while ignoring that it is maybe evil. This year’s Prime Day is especially special, because the Bloomberg Billionaires Index has declared Amazon’s tyrant CEO Jeff Bezos the richest individual in modern recorded history when adjusting for inflation.

How Match Group’s CEO Reacted to Facebook’s…

Mindy Ginsberg recaps her reaction.

Trump Now Holds Putin 'Responsible'

Head on a swivel, people: President Trump now says he would hold Vladimir Putin personally responsible for Russian meddling in the 2016 election, CNN reports. Trump—who said two days ago that "I don't see any reason why it would be Russia" and then added a key contraction amid furious...

Putin should never be trusted: Kennedy

FBN’s Kennedy discusses President Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

European Investment Bank Cannot Invest In Iran

The European Investment Bank would put its global operations at risk by investing in Iran, its president said on Wednesday. Reuters reports that this is the most public rejection yet of an EU plan to help save a nuclear deal with Tehran that Washington has abandoned. The EIB fears that working with Iran would jeopardize its ability to raise money on U.S. markets and have far-reaching consequences for its operations. In an effort to help keep money flowing to Tehran as U.S. sanctions come back into effect, the European Union has agreed to add to the list of countries with which the Luxembourg-based EIB, does business.

EU fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile…

The European Union has fined Google a record $5 billion for forcing cellphone makers that use the company's Android mobile operating system to install Google apps

Gold Drops To Lowest Price This Year

According to Business Insider, the price of gold hit its lowest level of the year. Gold prices have fallen over 8-percent in the last three months, but the latest loss brought the price down to $1,226 per bar. According to Simona Gambarini with Capital Economics, the US dollar's growing strength is partly to blame. But the commodities economist added that the largest consumers of gold, like China and Turkey, have slowed their purchasing as well.

President Trump Acknowledged Russian Meddling in…

President Trump Acknowledged Russian Meddling in the 2016 Election

Kavanaugh's 'Final Nail' Remark Riles Democrats

Independent counsels that investigate the president? Brett Kavanaugh says he'd hammer "the final nail" into a precedent allowing them—and Democrats are none too happy about his remark, CNN reports. President Trump's Supreme Court pick made the statement in 2016 when asked if there was a case he'd overturn. "Morrison...