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America's poor becoming more destitute under Trump: U.N. expert

GENEVA (Reuters) - Poverty in the United States is extensive and deepening under the Trump administration whose policies seem aimed at removing the safety net from millions of poor people, while rewarding the rich, a U.N. human rights investigator has found.<p>Philip Alston, U.N. special rapporteur on …

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The Cryptocurrency Job Market Is Exploding (Infographic)

Looking for a new career? Check out the crypto industry.<p>2 min read<p>It can feel like a new cryptocurrency is popping up every hour, and that’s because they basically are. There are more than 1,500 tradeable cryptocurrencies. In 2017 alone, there were between 2.9 and 5.8 million people using crypto …

Amazon "disappointed" with Seattle homelessness tax

Amazon is "disappointed" by Seattle's decision to impose a per-worker tax on large companies to help pay toward the city’s homelessness and …

10 Things Every Long-Term Couple Will Fight About at Some Point

Any of these sound familiar?<p>Long-term committed relationships are hard.<p>There are massive benefits to them, of course, but it's challenging to live with someone day in, day out. You've got to cooperate, negotiate, communicate, and connect every single day (if you want to keep the relationship …

Personal Finance

19 Books Successful People Read

Here's a pile of books recommended by high achievers.<p>It's all about efficiency: The most successful people are students who watch and learn from others who have already carved a path to the top. Here's a pile of books recommended by high achievers.<p>1. <i>The Power of One</i> by Bryce Courtenay<p>"[It's] a …

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15 Reasons You Should Start Your Own Small Business Today

If you're an aspiring entrepreneur waiting to start your own small business or side hustle, here are plenty of reasons to quit waiting.<p>Want to get really, really rich? Starting your own business is the best way. Want your upside to be unlimited? Starting your own business is the best way. Want to …

Self-improvement

South African government wants to know why Trump thinks its people are 'undesirable' immigrants

South Africa is among a growing number of countries taking action against President Trump’s remarks last week that Haiti, El Salvador and African nations are “shithole countries” whose inhabitants are not desirable for U.S. immigration.<p>South Africa’s government called for a meeting Monday with …

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8 Anti-Inflammatory Slow Cooker Meals You Should Make In 2018 For Weight Loss

We tend to think of slow cooker meals as savory, rich comfort foods and ultimately unhealthy! But, contrary to popular belief, slow cooker meals can …

What Mark Zuckerberg didn’t tell Congress: You’re risking more than your data on Facebook

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress about the social media giant’s recent privacy violations. On day two of answering …

Social Media

24 Things You Should Never Order When You Eat Out

Iran threatens 'severe' response to US sanctions against judiciary chief

<b>(CNN) —</b> Iran slammed US President Donald Trump's decision to target the head of its judiciary with sanctions, saying the move warrants a "severe" response.<p>Trump on Friday avoided upending the nuclear deal with Iran that he has repeatedly disparaged, agreeing to waive key sanctions the US lifted as …

South Asia

Donald Trump must apologise for comments - African Union

<b>The organisation representing African countries has demanded that US President Donald Trump apologise after he reportedly called nations on the continent "shitholes".</b><p>The African Union mission in Washington DC expressed its "shock, dismay and outrage" and said the Trump administration misunderstood …

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Oprah, 'Three Billboards' triumph at black-draped Globes

With a red carpet dyed black by actresses dressed in a color-coordinated statement, the Golden Globes were transformed into an A-list expression of …

Nikki Haley on Trump's 'nuclear button' tweet: He must 'keep Kim on his toes'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley says President Trump's tweet warning North Korean leader Kim Jong Un about US nuclear capabilities helps global security because it keeps Kim "on his toes."<p>"We want to always remind them we can destroy you, too, so be very cautious and careful …

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Bannon backtracks on Trump Jr. criticism, affirms loyalty after getting heat

WASHINGTON — Facing withering criticism from President Donald Trump, former White House allies and even his financial backers, Breitbart News chief and former Trump strategist Steve Bannon backtracked Sunday from his commentary in a new book that portrays the president as mentally unfit for his job …

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Bannon tries to make amends as aides defend Trump's fitness

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon is trying to make amends.<p>Faced with a growing backlash, President Donald Trump's former chief strategist released a statement Sunday reaffirming his support for the commander in chief and praising Trump's eldest son as "both a patriot and a good man."<p>Bannon infuriated …

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Iran mocks Trump 'blunder' as government supporters rally

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state TV on Saturday showed government supporters rallying a day after the foreign minister said a U.S. move to call an …

First phase of Trump border wall gets $18 billion price tag, in new request to lawmakers

The Trump administration has told lawmakers that it wants $18 billion over the next decade for the initial phase of a Mexico border wall, laying out for the first time a detailed financial blueprint for the president's signature campaign promise.<p>The money would pay for 316 miles of new fencing and …

Immigration

Republicans are already acknowledging they need to fix their gigantic tax law — but that could be impossible

The Republican tax bill officially became the law of the land on Monday, when most of its changes to the tax code went into effect.<p>Though most Americans won't notice major changes until they file their 2018 taxes next year, some of the bill's effects will become clear in shorter order.<p>And as with …

Supreme Court clashes with Congress over 'gibberish' in laws written by legislators

WASHINGTON — On the same day in late November, the Supreme Court came face to face twice with a familiar nemesis: Congress.<p>In the first of two oral arguments, Justice Samuel Alito, still nursing his morning coffee, denounced as "gibberish" a law Congress passed in 1998 to make federal courts the …

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In New Hampshire, Trump's now-defunct voter fraud commission made its mark

<b>(CNN) —</b> The presidential commission on voter fraud came to an abrupt end when President Trump dissolved it this week. Its legacy is more than a little ironic. The commission was originally tasked with building confidence in the electoral process, according the executive order that created it. But …

Government

Led by the Mercers, Bannon’s Allies Abandon Him

WASHINGTON — Enthusiasm for Stephen K. Bannon’s plans for a fiery Republican revolution had already been fading among some of the donors and candidates he was relying on to upend the party’s establishment.<p>But Mr. Bannon’s provocative remarks about President Trump and his family, reported in a new …

'Fire and Fury' author Wolff calls Trump least credible person who has ever walked on earth

Michael Wolff, the author of a new book that gives a behind-the-scenes account of the White House, defended his work Friday, insisting he spoke with President Donald Trump on the record and calling the commander in chief "a man who has less credibility than, perhaps, anyone who has ever walked on …

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Ancient Human Remains Document Migration From Asia To America

In Alaska, scientists have uncovered something they say is remarkable: the remains of two infants dating back more than 11,000 years.<p>Their discovery is evidence of the earliest wave of migration into the Americas.<p>"It's incredibly rare," says Ben Potter, an archaeologist at the University of Alaska …

Anthropology

Trump lawyer says stop tell-all book, publisher moves up sale date

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's lawyers are expanding their crusade against a new book that gives a behind-the-scenes account of the White House.<p>In a letter sent Thursday to "Fire and Fury" author Michael Wolff and his publisher, Trump attorney Charles Harder demanded that the book, which …

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Diabetes Drug Reverses Alzheimer’s Symptoms in Mice; Reduces Brain Plaque Buildup and Improves Memory

Tech & Science Alzheimer's Disease diabetes<p><i>Updated |</i>Promising new animal research suggests a drug originally developed to treat diabetes …

With Orrin Hatch retiring, Trump will lose a major ally in the Senate

It’s not surprising that Sen. Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah) is retiring from the Senate. At 83, he’s the longest serving Republican senator in history, and when he won election six years ago, he said it would be his last term.<p>But it's also not surprising that President Trump tried to delay this day. …

Republicans

12 Financial Goals For Each Month Of 2018

Implementing new financial practices at the beginning of the year is a great idea in theory. In practice, trying to overhaul your finances all at once might be too much. You don’t want to attack your finances with vigor on January 1 and then wear yourself out by January 10. Instead, you want to …

Personal Finance

Trump legal team readies attack on Flynn’s credibility

President Trump's legal team plans to cast former national security adviser Michael T. Flynn as a liar seeking to protect himself if he accuses the president or his senior aides of any wrongdoing, according to three people familiar with the strategy.<p>The approach would mark a sharp break from …

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