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Older Americans Delay or Defy Retirement

Working after 75 is becoming less and less unusual in the United States.

How the U.S. Air Force Is Using Artificial…

Secretary Heather Wilson on Project Maven, and more.

Graham condemns Saudi prince over death of Jamal…

The Republican senator points the finger at Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the 'brutal' killing of the Washington Post columnist and weighs in on the upcoming midterm elections.

$1.1 Billion Of Saudi Stocks Sold Off

Reuters reports that exchange data showed on Sunday, foreigners sold a net 4.01 billion riyals in Saudi stocks in the week ending Oct. 18. That amount is equal to $1.07 billion. It is one of the biggest selloffs since the market opened to direct foreign buying in mid-2015. The selloff came during a week when investors were rattled by Saudi Arabia’s deteriorating relations with foreign governments. This following the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Mondelez CEO Cooks Up A New Recipe for the Oreo…

Mondelez is targeting consumers in China and India to develop an appetite for American snacks.

Rep. Gabbard on how US should respond to…

Saudi prosecutors say 18 Saudis are being held as suspects in Jamal Khasoggi's death; reaction from Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard.

Prime Members Killing It For Amazon

Business insider reports that Amazon Prime is becoming even more important to the e-commerce giant. According to a new report by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, the difference between spending by Prime members and regular customers on Amazon is widening. Prime members buy an average of $1,400 a year worth of stuff on the website. Regular customers only spend $600. That's a wider gulf than was reported by CIRP last year.

Starbucks CEO: "We Have to Sharpen Our Focus on…

Kevin Johnson discusses the company's three-pronged plan.

6 People Shot Outside Florida Laundromat

A shooting outside a Florida laundromat left six people injured on Sunday, three of them critically. Per WPLG , cops in Jacksonville say a gunman drove up to the business not far from where the hometown NFL team, the Jaguars, were playing the Houston Texans, and opened fire around 12:30pm....

Lioness Kills Father of Her 3 Cubs

A female lion at the Indianapolis Zoo killed a male that had previously sired three of her cubs. Per IndyStar , a zoo statement says the 10-year-old male African lion named Nyack died Monday morning after zookeepers heard noises coming from their habitat and discovered him with female Zuri's jaws wrapped...

Monkeys Kill 72-Year-Old With Shower of Stolen…

An elderly man is dead after a group of rogue monkeys stoned him to death by raining stolen bricks down from a tree. Per the Times of India , 72-year-old Dharampal Singh was collecting wood in Tikri, Uttar Pradesh, when his assailants began to throw their weapons, which they'd apparently stockpiled...

What’s sparking CEO confidence?

PwC U.S. Chairman Tim Ryan says CEO confidence is stronger than ever.

Mnuchin Dismisses China Economic Contagion Risk

Reuters reports that U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin dismissed concerns that China’s weakest economic growth since the global financial crisis could spill into other emerging markets. Mnuchin dismissed the possibility this would destabilize U.S. financial markets. China is trying to navigate through multiple challenges. This after its trade war with the United States sparked a blistering sell-off in domestic stock markets and a steep decline in the yuan versus the dollar.

President Trump Points Out These Four Issues of…

At a rally in Montana.

She Woke Up From Bike Crash and Couldn't Speak English

Britain's Hannah Jenkins got knocked unconscious when she collided with another bicyclist, and when she woke up in the hospital, she couldn't figure out why the doctors and nurses weren't speaking English. Except, as the BBC explains, they were. Jenkins, however, couldn't understand a thing: The crash had essentially knocked...

Should Congress cut entitlement programs to…

Maya MacGuineas, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, and Wall Street Journal editorial page deputy editor James Freeman discuss America’s deficit problem and how President Trump asked members of his Cabinet to cut their departments’ budgets by 5 percent.

Investors Eye Tech Trio For Market Signs

Reuters reports that the pressure is on for Amazon, Alphabet and Microsoft. This as they prepare to report quarterly results at a time when confidence in those market leaders looks increasingly fragile. There are fears the companies present a danger of derailing Wall Street’s rally. The S&P 500 remains down 5 percent from its Sept. 20 record high close. Top-shelf stocks including Amazon Alphabet Netflix and Facebook are showing little of their vitality from recent years.

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Nikki Haley Pokes Fun at Political Leaders

At a charity event in New York City.

Cyclist Calls Loss to Transgender Rival 'Not Fair'

An American woman has cried foul after losing out in the Masters Track Cycling World Championships to a transgender rival from Canada. The controversy began after Rachel McKinnon won gold this month, edging out competitors including bronze finisher Jennifer Wagner. When a conservative media UK media personality expressed outrage over...