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

Climate itself, globalization, and technology.

Four Democratic states sue Trump administration…

Rep. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) on how four Democratic states are suing the Trump administration over the federal tax law.

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"

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.

White House Says Trump's 'No' Wasn't About Russia

Despite proclaiming on Tuesday that he has "full faith" in the US intelligence community, President Trump on Wednesday seemed to assert an opinion that is in disagreement with that community. Asked by a reporter ahead of a Cabinet meeting whether Russia is still "targeting" the US, Trump responded "thank you...

2018 Congressional Pig Book: Earmarks cost…

Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.) discusses some of the details of the 2018 Congressional Pig Book.

A Guillotine That Beheaded No One Stirs Up Controversy

It wasn't one of the guillotines actually used to behead people, but the sale of it has still stirred up some controversy in France. The mid-19th-century replica was sold last Wednesday in an auction that lasted just 2 minutes, with a French multimillionaire named Christophe Février snapping it up for...

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.

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.

President Trump Acknowledged Russian Meddling in…

President Trump Acknowledged Russian Meddling in the 2016 Election

Hawaii Has a Brand New Peninsula

If there's an upside to the ongoing and dangerous eruption of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, it's perhaps plenty of new land. Lava flowing from fissures on the Big Island has expanded the coastline by some 700 acres, the equivalent of more than 500 football fields, reports CBS News . At least one...

Putin should be contained not engaged: Bill…

Hermitage Capital CEO Bill Browder speaks on tense relations with Russia and crony capitalism.

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.

Blue Origin Launches New Shepard Test Flight

Simulating a space launch emergency.

Michelle Williams Reveals Mental Health Treatment

Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child has sought treatment for mental health struggles, the singer revealed on Instagram Tuesday. "For years I have dedicated myself to increasing awareness of mental health and empowering people to recognize when it's time to seek help, support and guidance from those that love and care...