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Trump signs resolution killing rule intended to prevent racial bias in auto lending

WASHINGTON – Auto dealers will once again be allowed to mark up the interest rates on auto loans to sell their cars — a practice critics say is racially discriminatory — after President Trump signed a bill striking down a rule discouraging the practice.<p>The Obama administration adopted the rule in …

Donald Trump

From crack cocaine to Mar-a-Lago: The unusual journey of the MyPillow man

The pillow salesman had so much crack cocaine pounding through his bloodstream he hadn’t slept for two weeks, he would later say. Even the drug dealers were counseling Mike Lindell to slow down.<p>It was March 2008, and the Minneapolis-area entrepreneur’s life was in free fall. Marriage broken. House …

Salvation Army

Comey sat down with Stephanopoulos for 5-hour interview

The James Comey media blitz has officially begun, with the former FBI director sitting down for a marathon five-hour interview with George Stephanopoulos of ABC News ahead of the release of his much-anticipated memoir, a source familiar with the rollout confirmed to POLITICO on Wednesday.<p>The source …

Donald Trump

‘No more DACA deal,’ Trump says as he threatens to ‘stop’ NAFTA if Mexico doesn’t better secure border

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Trump spent his Easter morning here on an anti-immigrant tirade, declaring Sunday that there would be no deal to legalize the status of undocumented immigrants known as “dreamers” and threatening to exit the North American Free Trade Agreement unless Mexico increases …

Immigration

Trump hates Amazon, not Facebook

Capitol Hill wants Facebook’s blood, but President Trump isn’t interested. Instead, the tech behemoth Trump wants to go after is Amazon, according to …

Donald Trump

Amazon Checking-Account Plan Sees Banks as Partner, Not Prey

Banks have been warily watching Amazon.com Inc. for signs it would threaten their world. The tech giant’s latest move looks more like an opportunity …

eCommerce

The NRA's worst nightmare is here

<b>(CNN) —</b> It feels like the early days of the #MeToo movement, which caused a cultural shift regarding sexual misconduct -- but this time, the problem at hand is gun violence, and the movement is called #NeverAgain. And this time, the courageous individuals leading the effort for change are teenagers …

Guns

Ancient cave paintings turn out to be by Neanderthals, not modern humans

A new analysis shows ancient cave paintings were too old to have been painted by modern humans<p>A new discovery that Neanderthals were painting cave walls more than 64,000 years ago has anthropologists rethinking the history of art. Found deep in Spanish caves, the rock art was once thought to be the …

Mr. Fix It

Now even healthcare is getting Amazonified<p>Is there anything the world’s richest man, <b>Jeffrey Preston Bezos,</b> <i>can’t</i> do?<p>I don’t mean to go all fan boy-ish on you, but it’s been riveting watching him run the table. Bezos has grown Amazon into a juggernaut whose value exceeds <b>Walmart</b>, <b>Costco</b>, <b>Target</b>, <b>Kohls</b> …

Peter Thiel

6 key takeaways from the GOP memo alleging FBI bias in the Russia investigation

Republicans claim that when the FBI got a secret court order to spy on former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page during the election, it relied “extensively” on information from a politically motivated British ex-spy who was being funded by Democrats to find dirt on Donald Trump. And it didn't …

Donald Trump

Romney will announce Feb. 15 whether he will run for Senate | Reuters

(Reuters) - Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said on Thursday he would announce on Feb. 15 whether he will seek a U.S. Senate seat in Utah.<p>FILE PHOTO: Former Republican U.S. presidential nominee Mitt Romney delivers a speech in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S., March 3, 2016. …

Salt Lake City

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

Trump Admin Will Protect Health Workers Who Refuse Services On Religious Grounds

<b>Updated at 12:39 p.m. ET</b><p>Health care workers who want to refuse to treat patients because of religious or moral beliefs will have a new defender in the Trump administration.<p>The top civil rights official at the Department of Health and Human Services is creating the Division of Conscience and …

Health Care

Amazon officially owns Whole Foods; here are the products that are getting marked down

Amazon has officially sealed the deal with Whole Foods, and the promised price cuts are already hitting grocery stores.<p>Bananas for 49 cents a pound, …

Selling

Michael Flynn’s Guilty Plea Sends Donald Trump’s Lawyers Scrambling

The President insists that the investigations into Russian meddling amount to nothing more than fake news. But the truth is now emerging.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Last June, less than a month after President Donald Trump fired …

Trump's ObamaCare subsidy shutdown could lead to free insurance

If President Donald Trump prevails in shutting down a major "Obamacare" health insurance subsidy, it would have the unintended consequence of making free basic coverage available to more people, and making upper-tier plans more affordable.<p>The unexpected assessment comes from consultants, policy …

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

The Scariest Things in the Stephen King Universe

<i>On Friday, the nation will once more be haunted by the mind of Stephen King, this time in the form of</i> It<i>, a movie about a killer clown who frequents</i> …

‘Cortana, Open Alexa,’ Amazon Says. And Microsoft Agrees.

SEATTLE — The crowded pack of voice-controlled digital assistants — Apple’s Siri, Google Assistant, Amazon’s Alexa and Microsoft’s Cortana — are good at numerous things. They can help people play music, set up calendar appointments and check the weather.<p>They can even get two rival tech executives, …

Jeff Bezos

Paul Manafort has been in the eye of the Russia storm for a while

<i>This post, originally published in August after news the FBI raided Manafort's home, has been updated with news that Manafort and an associate has been charged in a 12-count indictment with conspiracy against the United States, conspiracy to launder money and making false statements.</i><p>If the special …

Donald Trump

Charlize Theron Opens Up Again About Her Traumatic Childhood

Theron has spoken out about her alcoholic, abusive father and his subsequent death, at the hands of her mother.<p>Charlize Theron is known for her hard-as-nail roles in movies such as <i>Mad Max</i> and her Oscar Winning film <i>Monster,</i> but the 41-year-old South African actress is also made of stern stuff off …

How a shipping-container farm could put an end to food deserts

There’s a farm opening soon in Laurel, Md., that can grow strawberries in January. It could grow rare tropical fruits from Asia and Central America …

‘Let Obamacare Fail,’ Trump Says as G.O.P. Health Bill Collapses

WASHINGTON — The seven-year Republican quest to undo the Affordable Care Act appeared to reach a dead end on Tuesday in the Senate, leaving President Trump vowing to let President Barack Obama’s signature domestic achievement collapse.<p>Mr. Trump declared that his plan was now to “let Obamacare …

Health Care

8th person at Trump Tower meeting identified

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The eighth person who attended the June 2016 meeting with Donald Trump Jr. at Trump Tower is a senior vice president at the company founded by the Russian oligarch who initiated the meeting, CNN has learned.<p>Ike Kaveladze's identity was confirmed by his attorney, Scott …

Donald Trump

Trump appears to back away from cybersecurity effort with Putin

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump appeared to back away Sunday night from an earlier tweet about "forming an impenetrable Cyber Security unit" with Russian President Vladimir Putin.<p>Sunday morning, Trump, who met for over two hours Friday with Putin on the sidelines of the G20 summit in …

Donald Trump

Ivanka Trump Sits in for Her Father at a G20 Summit Meeting

The First Daughter took his seat when he stepped out for a few one-on-one meetings.<p>In an eyebrow-raising move, <b>Ivanka Trump</b> briefly took her father’s seat during a Saturday meeting of world leaders at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. <b>Donald Trump</b> had stepped out of the room for some one-on-one …

Donald Trump

Trump punches back, accuses Comey of lying to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Punching back a day after his fired FBI director's damaging testimony, President Donald Trump on Friday accused James Comey of …

Donald Trump

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

Senate intelligence leaders: 20 people to be questioned, first hearing Thursday

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Senate intelligence committee has asked 20 people to be questioned in its investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, the panel's chairman said Wednesday.<p>"This one is one of the biggest investigations the Hill has seen in my time here," Chairman Richard …

Donald Trump

What If Coca-Cola's Stock Wounds Are Self-Inflicted?

Coca-Cola stock may be reducing its brand quality by delivering smaller portion sizes.<p>The management team may not be using the "Big Data" available …

Investing