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Donald Trump will violate the US constitution on inauguration day

Because of the emoluments clause, the electoral college would be fully justified in concluding that he is unsuited to the presidency<p>When Donald Trump swears at the inauguration that he will “faithfully execute the office of president of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, …

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US current account trade deficit hits $484.1 billion in 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The deficit in the broadest measure of U.S. trade declined slightly in the final three months of 2015, but for the entire year the deficit jumped to the highest level in seven years.<p>The deficit in the current account narrowed to $125.3 billion in the fourth quarter, down 3.6 …

Economy

U.S. trade deficit widens in May as oil prices lift import bill

The Commerce Department said on Wednesday the trade gap increased 10.1 percent to $41.1 billion. April's trade deficit was unrevised at $37.4 billion. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast the trade deficit rising to $40.0 billion in May. When adjusted for inflation, the deficit increased to …

Economy

Maligned at Home, the Euro Joins the Dollar as a True Global Currency

The euro and the U.S. dollar are the only currencies to put stress on the global financial system when they strengthen, research by the Bank for International Settlements shows<p>The founders of the euro dreamed that one day their currency would join the dollar on a truly global pedestal. The euros’ …

Economics

'It's going to be a very unfair debate': Donald Trump calls for a debate with no moderator

"Let Hillary and I sit there and just debate, because I think that the system is being rigged, so I think it's going to be a very unfair debate," Trump said on CNBC.<p>The Republican presidential nominee suggested that the negative reception NBC's Matt Lauer received from observers accusing him of …

Donald Trump

The George W. Bush White House ‘Lost’ 22 Million Emails

U.S. George W. Bush Email Hillary Clinton Email<p>For 18 months, Republican strategists, political pundits, reporters and Americans who follow them have …

How To Do Investment Property Analysis

Buying an investment property and joining the world of real estate is exciting! Finding the best property is the catch. There are two types of data …

California extends most ambitious climate change law in US

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A decade ago, California vowed to dramatically slash greenhouse gas emissions by 2020.<p>With the nation's most populous state on pace to meet that target, Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday charted a new goal to further cut carbon pollution by extending and expanding the landmark climate …

Climate

Republicans rave about Tim Kaine

'I think he could be very effective with working with people here,' says one of the potential VP's many GOP fans in the Senate.<p>Many Republican senators can barely muster a positive word about their own nominee for president. But ask them about the guy running for vice president as a Democrat, …

Republicans

Bill Gates: Only Socialism Can Save the Climate, ‘The Private Sector is Inept’ | Featured

Copyright: The Atlantic<p>Bill Gates explains why the climate crisis will not be solved by the free market.<p>In a recent interview with The Atlantic, …

Renewable Energy

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CUBAN: There is 'no doubt in my mind' the market will crash if Trump wins

In an interview with Fox Business' Neil Cavuto on Tuesday, the investor and reality-TV star said that the uncertainty from a win by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump would cause a collapse in the stock market.<p>Cuban previously expressed this view, but he reiterated it in Tuesday's …

Donald Trump

12 times Donald Trump disagreed with Warren Buffett

But what do we really know about this man's business philosophy? To catch a glimpse, here are 12 twelve times that Donald Trump disagreed with the Oracle of Omaha.<p>This was run with permission from www.TheCharlieton.com.

Donald Trump

25 American classics everyone should read at least once

Miriam Tuliao, the assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us create a list of 25 American classics everyone should read. From John Steinbeck's masterpiece to Jack Kerouac's "On the Road," these 25 titles are worth your time.<p><i>Do you think another</i> …

Literature

Researchers create high-speed electronics for your skin

Make no mistake, today's wearables are clever pieces of kit. But they can be bulky and restricted by the devices they must be tethered to. This has led engineers to create thinner and more powerful pieces of wearable technology that can be applied directly to the skin. Now, researchers at the …

Opinion: It wasn’t China that ruined the middle class; it was Republican policies

BERKELEY, Calif. (Project Syndicate) — One does not need to be particularly good at hearing to decipher the dog whistles being used during this …

Globalization

Sleep a lot? You might have a heightened risk of stroke, study says

There's no way to diagnose a stroke before it happens, but researchers say they've identified a clue to help doctors predict who's at risk – the amount of sleep they get at night.<p>Older adults who said they slept more than eight hours were 46% more likely to suffer strokes in the next decade than …

The great American rip-off: How big-money corruption fuels racial inequality

More than ever, America’s political fortunes are determined by a very wealthy — and very white — minority<p>In the wake of Citizens United, large donors dominate the political landscape, with 84 percent of the money spent in 2014 coming from contributions greater than $200. The big money explosion is …

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Google Tops New List Of The World's 100 Most In-Demand Employers

Google, Apple, and Facebook are known for offering attractive perks, great pay, and excellent workplace cultures — so it's no surprise that they're also three of the world's most sought-after places to work right now.<p>That's according to a new ranking of the 100 most in-demand employers by …

Employment

Newt Gingrich: Obama Refusing To Defend Borders, Flying In New Immigrants

WASHINGTON -- Former House Speaker and Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich accused the president in a robocall to conservatives of putting America at risk through his immigration policies -- including what seems be a reference to a new policy that will help refugee children.<p>The call …

At Long Last, Scientists Have Produced A Real, Functioning Hoverboard

Those shoes from <i>Back to the Future 2</i> with lights and USB charging port were cool, but more cool in the way a scorpion jacket from <i>Drive</i> is cool than an actual new product. A working hoverboard has always been the holy grail of science’s ability to replicate technology from sci-fi movies (at least, …

'Dating' vs. 'Married': How Text Messages Change Over Time

A lot evolves between the first year of coupledom and the ones that follow—including references to "home," "dinner," and "love."<p>So many loves start with a "hey." A tentative "hey." A hopeful "hey." And more often than ever that "hey" is not spoken, but sent through a text message.<p>That first "hey," …

Ahead of Winter, a New Coat Company Disrupts the Market

Even after centuries, retail is reinventing itself. But changes are not just with the technology to foster and promote e-commerce; some entrepreneurs are rethinking products themselves, and in the process are figuring out how to make them better, more durable, and more reliable.<p>I spoke via email to …

Clothing

Iran And Russia Are Exploiting A Glaring Hole In The US-Led Strategy Against ISIS

The talks were attended by European and Arab states, the five UN Security Council permanent members, and representatives of the EU, Arab League, and United Nations. All of the guests pledged to help the Iraqi government fight ISIS.<p>But, as Reuters notes, "a statement after Monday's conference made …

Middle East