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Now Europe’s Trying to Wall Itself Off From Migrants—And Trump

At the Malta Summit, surrounded by the deep blue sea where thousands of refugees die each year, European leaders focused on the devil elected …

Trump gets to work for his blue-collar base

<b>(CNN) —</b> This is what "America First" looks like.<p>President Donald Trump is showing that he is not forgetting the blue-collar voters who sent him to the White House, making clear during an energetic first full weekday in office that his administration will be devoted to US workers.<p>Flexing his broad …

Obama Administration

Why is there no fake news on LinkedIn? Listen to its editor explain.

The difference between LinkedIn and Facebook is the difference between your office and your home, Daniel Roth says.<p>Facebook and LinkedIn are both technology companies that deliver news to millions of people. But the differences stop shortly after that.<p>“We all have sweatshirts, hoodies, that say …

Fake News

With electoral college vote, Trump’s win is official

Donald Trump clinched the presidency Monday as members of the electoral college cast ballots declaring him the victor, a perfunctory conclusion to the most stunning presidential contest in modern history.<p>Trump became the winner Monday afternoon after electors from Texas cast ballots and put him …

Government

Here's what will happen to mortgage rates after the Fed rate hike

Mortgage rates were up this week, averaging 4.16 percent for a 30-year, fixed-rate loan, up from 4.13 percent last week. Last year at this time, the rate was 3.97 percent, according to Freddie Mac.<p>As recently as late October, the 30-year fixed was at 3.47 percent, so the current rate does mark a …

Economics

Interest rates are rising in the US, but in other places they're still below zero — here's what that means

It's only the second time in a decade. On Wednesday December 14, the Federal Reserve hiked its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percent to the range of 0.5% to 0.75%. That number doesn't affect most Americans directly. It's a target for the rate charged when banks lend money to each other …

Interest Rates