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Fox host tries to bash socialism in Denmark and gets her ass handed to her by Denmark officials

Fox News has a business channel which is like reading the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> written and performed by people who have learned economic theory from …

European News

Happy together: lonely baby boomers turn to co-housing

When Rose Mark retired from being a teacher, she and her husband decided to leave their bustling San Francisco neighbourhood to find somewhere they would feel safer. One problem: the booming local tech scene had turbocharged demand for homes, and they found themselves outbid time and again.<p>As well …

Housing

Minnesota proved again last night that the old Republican Party is dead

<b>(CNN) —</b> When former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced last year that he was leaving his cushy DC lobbying job to try to reclaim his old job, establishment Republicans cheered. Pawlenty, who spent eight years as the state's governor last decade, was seen as the party's only chance of winning the …

Republicans

Here come the sons: Will Beatles' kids form own band?

<i>UPDATED 7:10 a.m. ET:</i> James McCartney has clarified some of the statements he made to the BBC on his Facebook page, noting: "Well, looks like quite some attention being given to my BBC interview! Honestly, I was just thinking out loud about playing with Beatles family friends, nothing more. My …

Music

Short-term health plans: A junk solution to a real problem

After failing to overturn most of the Affordable Care Act in a very public fight, President Donald Trump has been steadily working behind the scenes …

Health Care

Forget budgeting: Here is a smarter, easier way to control your spending

Are you trying to spend less money? Learn how you can spend less money without having to create a strict budget for your personal finances.<p>Just …

Personal Finance

Walmart tried to make sustainability affordable. Here's what happened

What a difference the birth of a granddaughter can make.<p>For Lee Scott, who ran Walmart from 2000 to 2009, the arrival of his granddaughter not only …

Sustainability

The numbers behind Athletics' Ramon Laureano's unreal throw are insane

That A’s CF Ramon Laureano even got to this ball Justin Upton smashed into the left-center gap was impressive on its own. That he was then able to turn around and fire a perfect strike 321 feet in the air to double up Eric Young Jr. at first is nothing short of miraculous. But that’s exactly what …

Baseball

Conservatives call for constitutional intervention last seen 230 years ago

We’re either going to become a socialist, Marxist country like western Europe, or we’re going to be free Senator Tom Coburn<p>It’s been more than 230 years since America’s last constitutional convention, but there is growing confidence in some conservative circles that the next one is right around the …

Government

U.S. teachers' union urges pensions to cut investment in private prisons

BOSTON (Reuters) - A labor union representing American teachers on Friday urged pension funds to cut their exposure to investment firms that have funneled millions of dollars into private prisons, saying the companies are getting rich on the U.S. government's practice of separating migrant families.<p>…

General Dynamics

Big U.S. Stocks' Q2'18 Fundamentals

The mega-cap stocks that dominate the US markets are just finishing another monster earnings season. It wasn’t just profits that soared under …

Investing

Colorado School District Implements Four-Day School Week

Thousands of students and parents in one Colorado district will find the school week shortened to just four days this year.<p>In School District 27J …

High School

Devin Nunes Is the Exact Constitution-Shredding Miscreant the Founders Feared

John NicholsAnd he should resign.The post Devin Nunes Is the Exact Constitution-Shredding Miscreant the Founders Feared appeared first on The Nation.

Donald Trump

How non-English speakers are taught this crazy English grammar rule you know but have never heard of

English grammar, beloved by sticklers, is also feared by non-native speakers. Many of its idiosyncrasies can turn into traps even for the most confident users.<p>But some of the most binding rules in English are things that native speakers know but don’t know they know, even though they use them every …

Language

Down Goes Socialism

The Ocasio-Cortez wing of the Democratic Party thinks its policies are the path to victory in red states. Tuesday night’s results suggest otherwise.<p>If you thought that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s upset primary win over Rep. Joe Crowley meant the Democratic Party was poised to go socialist, think …

Democratic Party

Why Are Many Americans Abandoning Religion? A Lot of the Credit Goes to Pastors

A new study finds that "God doesn't exist" is NOT the main reason people are leaving organized religion.

Religion

The Whole Republican Party Seems to Be Going to Jail Now

The entire Trump era has been a festering pit of barely disguised ongoing corruption. But the whole sordid era has not had a 24-hour period quite …

We analyzed every QAnon post on Reddit. Here’s who QAnon supporters actually are.

The QAnon subreddit, analyzed with data.<p>Late on a recent Thursday night, a Reddit user posted a comment in a forum (or subreddit) devoted to the game Magic: The Gathering about how the company that makes the game is hiring with diversity in mind — and how that was ruining the quality of its …

Donald Trump

GOP skirts disaster in Ohio

Republican Troy Balderson led at the end of the night, but the razor-thin outcome could still spell trouble for the party in November.<p>It took over $3.5 million, visits from the president and vice president, and a late endorsement from the governor, but Republicans appeared likely to eke out a …

Elections

Ohio Republican Commits Mortifying Gaffe Ahead of Special Election

Ohio state senator Troy Balderson is running as the Republican in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District special election today. At most points over the …

Elections

American democracy is in crisis, and not just because of Trump | Simon Tisdall

Nineteen months into the Trump presidency, US democracy is running into serious trouble – but it is not all, or even mostly, Donald Trump’s fault. This crisis of governance has been building for decades. It is only now, as Trump’s iconoclastic assaults on established beliefs, laws, institutions and …

Political Science

City of West Hollywood calls for Trump Walk of Fame star to be removed

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> On the same day the City of West Hollywood voted to ask for President Donald Trump's Walk of Fame star to be removed, the person who'd most recently vandalized it was charged.<p>The resolution to request the removal of Trump's star's was unanimously adopted by the West Hollywood …

Donald Trump

Photo of Trump supporters' T-shirts from Ohio rally goes viral

COLUMBUS, Ohio--A picture of two Ohioans in matching shirts at a Donald Trump rally last weekend has caught fire on the Internet.<p>The cleveland.com …

T-shirts

Micro Homes Inside Concrete Pipes Can Now Pop Up In The Gaps Between Buildings

Would you ever consider living inside a concrete water pipe? No worries, the pipe is not underground and there’s no water in it. It’s actually a very …

Architecture

Mike Pence's moral case for removing a president from office

<b>(CNN) —</b> Vice President Mike Pence once argued the president of the United States should be held to the highest moral standards to determine whether he should resign or be removed from office.<p>Pence made the argument in two columns in the late 1990s, where he wrote that then-President Bill Clinton's …

Donald Trump

In Manafort trial testimony, Rick Gates tells jurors he embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The government’s star witness in the financial fraud trial of Paul Manafort testified Monday that he embezzled hundreds of …

Corruption

Manafort prosecution’s frustration with judge leads to fiery clashes

For days, U.S. District Court Judge T.S. Ellis has been cracking the whip at prosecutors in the Paul Manafort fraud trial, prodding them again and again to keep the case moving forward and to drop matters he considers irrelevant.<p>Prosecutors’ frustration with those exhortations spilled out publicly …

Judiciary

How Trump Radicalized ICE

A long-running inferiority complex, vast statutory power, a chilling new directive from the top—inside America’s unfolding immigration tragedy<p>Settling into a sense of safety is hard when your life’s catalog of memories teaches you the opposite lesson. Imagine: You fled from a government militia …

Immigration

Democrats surging on eve of pivotal special election

Republicans have deployed the full machinery of the party to avoid defeat in the final special election before the midterms.<p>WESTERVILLE, OHIO — The entire Republican Party machinery has converged on this suburban Columbus district for a furious eleventh-hour campaign aimed at saving a conservative …

Elections

Armed Trump Supporters March on Portland, Beating Up Opponents and Calling for Hillary Clinton’s Arrest

Led by a fringe Republican candidate, hundreds of far-right militants swarmed into Portland, Oregon to fight ‘evil leftists.’ Cops seemed more …

Rights & Freedoms