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What Is NPC, the Pro-Trump Internet’s New Favorite Insult?

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Advertisement Supported by What Is NPC, the Pro-Trump Internet’s New Favorite Insult? Twitter has barred hundreds of right-wing accounts for posing as soulless, “nonplayable” liberal activists. ImageTwitter accounts using fictional personas and a common avatar to promote the idea that liberals can’t think on their own. By Kevin Roose Oct. 16, 2018 Last week, a…

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IBM Stock Could Break Down After Earnings

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This article was originally published on this site Dow component International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) has dropped 13 points in the past two weeks and is trading near the 2017 low ahead of Tuesday’s post-market earnings release. A long string of uninspiring quarterly reports has drained shareholder enthusiasm since the 2013 top, setting a low…

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Big Peter Thiel donation shows he’s still with Trump

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Tech billionaire investor Peter Thiel has again put his money where his mouth is: He’s still with Trump. With $250,000, Thiel was the biggest donor to the Trump Victory Committee in the most recent quarter, a new Federal Election Commission filing shows. The donation, dated July 10, appears to be the first donation by Thiel…

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Trump criticizes Fed for raising interest rates too quickly

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is criticizing the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates too quickly. The recent increase in interest rates has spooked investors who fear higher borrowing costs could slow down the economy. Trump has blamed the market’s big sell-off on rising rates and has described the Fed as being “out of…

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Former ambassador's advice to Trump on Saudi Arabia: “Use the leverage that you have”

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Robert Jordan, who served as U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia under George W. Bush, has advice for President Trump as the kingdom faces allegations of being behind the alleged murder of columnist Jamal Khashoggi.  “Use the leverage that you have,” Jordan said on CBSN. “Don’t act so anxious to close some sort of arms deal….

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PEN literary group sues President Trump for allegedly trying to 'stifle' free speech, press

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Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE In the three years that Donald Trump rocketed from candidate to president, the PEN American Center has criticized him as a bully, an autocrat, a user of hate speech and an enemy of free expression….

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Judge greenlights Obama-era rule for scammed students, despite delays by Trump administration

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An Obama-era regulation aimed at providing relief for scammed student-loan borrowers takes effect Tuesday, despite efforts by the Betsy DeVos-led Department of Education to delay it. Judge Randolph Moss struck down an attempt by a group of private colleges to block the regulation, known as borrower defense, paving the way for it to take effect….

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'Treason' remark stirs hotly contested Senate race in Arizona

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Congresswoman Martha McSally accused her opponent in the hotly contested U.S. Senate race in Arizona, Democratic U.S. Representative Kyrsten Sinema, of “being OK with treason” as the two faced off in their only debate. McSally has increasingly focused on Sinema’s past as an antiwar protester and progressive activist to get an…

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Trump: Federal Reserve is my biggest threat

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If you ask President Donald Trump, the biggest threat to his presidency isn’t special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, or a potential insurgency by Democrats in the November midterm elections: It’s the Federal Reserve. Continue Reading Below “My biggest threat is the Fed,” Trump said on Tuesday during an interview with FOX Business’ Trish Regan. “Because…

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Trump says Saudi prince denies knowing what happened at consulate

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WASHINGTON/RIYADH (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia’s crown prince told him he did not know what had happened in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul where dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing two weeks ago. “Just spoke with the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia who totally denied any knowledge of…

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