Category: Finance

Congress Reaches Deal on Russia Sanctions, Creating Bleak Choice for Trump

Congress Reaches Deal on Russia Sanctions, Creating Bleak Choice for Trump

WASHINGTON — Congressional leaders have reached an agreement on sweeping sanctions legislation to punish Russia for its election-meddling and aggression toward its neighbors, they said Saturday, defying the White House’s argument that President Trump needs flexibility to adjust the sanctions …

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India Elects President From Caste Once Known as ‘Untouchables’

India Elects President From Caste Once Known as ‘Untouchables’

NEW DELHI — A Dalit was elected India’s 14th president on Thursday, a rare achievement for a member of a community once known as “untouchables” and one of the most deprived groups in India.

Ram Nath Kovind, 71, an understated …

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The Best Stock in Missouri: Monsanto

The Best Stock in Missouri: Monsanto

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We scoured the nation to identify the best stock in every state. Monsanto (symbol MON) is the publicly traded company we picked in Missouri. The company headquarters is located in St. Louis.

A word of caution: Since we …

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Feds appeal judge’s travel ban ruling to Supreme Court

Feds appeal judge’s travel ban ruling to Supreme Court

FILE – In this July 6, 2017, file photo, Ali Said, of Somalia, center, waits at a center for refugees with his two sons in San Diego. Said, whose leg was blown off by a grenade, says he feels unbelievably …

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‘I’d like to apologize to Eric Trump’: Late night reacts to Donald Trump Jr.’s emails

‘I’d like to apologize to Eric Trump’: Late night reacts to Donald Trump Jr.’s emails

Donald Trump Jr. released emails moments before N.Y. Times report

Late night shows Tuesday night dealt with Donald Trump Jr.’s newly released emails with jokes, questions and even a formal apology from Stephen Colbert.

"I’d like to apologize to Eric …

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On Russia, White House struggles to stick to a script

On Russia, White House struggles to stick to a script

White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Monday that President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin had discussed sanctions in the meeting. | Getty

For a White House that has strained to explain itself during persistent scandals, the …

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Blac Chyna ‘Is Not Concerned’ About Dream Being Around Ex Rob Kardashian Despite Restraining Order, Says Lawyer

Blac Chyna ‘Is Not Concerned’ About Dream Being Around Ex Rob Kardashian Despite Restraining Order, Says Lawyer

Blac Chyna is hoping to come to a peaceful resolution with ex-fiancé Rob Kardashian in the wake of his social media rampage against her.

On Monday, Chyna appeared at Los Angeles Superior Court with her lawyer, Lisa Bloom, where the …

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Teen bit in head by bear wakes up to “crunching sound”

Teen bit in head by bear wakes up to “crunching sound”

Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokeswoman Jennifer Churchill says a Colorado camp staffer woke around 4 a.m. Sunday to a "crunching sound.” his head was inside the mouth of the bear, which was attempting to pull him out of his sleeping …

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Illinois Moves a Step Closer to Ending Its Budget Deadlock

Illinois Moves a Step Closer to Ending Its Budget Deadlock

CHICAGO — Illinois took a crucial step on Tuesday toward ending a budget impasse that has imperiled the state’s fiscal future, but major questions remained even as a threat loomed that the state’s bond status might be lowered to junk.…

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New bipartisan bill seeks to curb abuse of work visas

New bipartisan bill seeks to curb abuse of work visas

H-1B visas by the numbers

Chatter about high skilled immigration reform continues to grow louder.

New bipartisan legislation was introduced in the House of Representatives on Thursday.

It takes aim at two popular work visa programs used in the tech …

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