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Missouri Gov. Greitens seeks forgiveness for affair. GOP lawmakers seek his resignation.

By Samantha Schmidt<p>, Reporter<p>When he was running for Missouri governor, Eric Greitens wrote a letter lambasting politicians who refuse to take responsibility for their actions.<p>“Liars, cowards, sociopaths,” he wrote of people he had met during his brief time in politics. “They are often deeply …

Uber drivers, freelancers and other independent contractors are getting a tax cut

The new tax law delivers a massive tax cut for corporations. Republicans sold the plan in part with the argument — heavily disputed by critics — that lower business taxes would trickle down through higher wages and be a boon to the middle class.<p>But the law offers a more direct benefit to one …

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Trump was surprised when no one in the Congressional Black Caucus personally knew his only black Cabinet member, Ben Carson

As the firestorm following President Donald Trump's "shithole" remark to lawmakers intensifies, NBC News reported Friday on prior instances of the president making racially charged comments.<p>One of those episodes reportedly happened at the president's March meeting with members of the Congressional …

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'Rapists,' 'Huts': Trump's Racist Dog Whistles Aren't New

<i>"Same insult, different day."</i><p>Essentially, that was the reaction of many people of color to news on Thursday that President Trump, in a bipartisan gathering to hammer out an immigration deal, had declared the U.S. shouldn't consider taking people from "these shithole countries." The sovereign …

Hillary Clinton: Trump's 'ignorant, racist views'

Hillary Clinton on Friday called President Donald Trump's reported remarks racist as she added her voice to the uproar after the president allegedly derided Haitians and referred to African nations as "shithole" countries in a discussion on immigration.<p>Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga, went …

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Why does a drop of water make whisky taste better?

A splash of humble H2O is all it takes to unlock the chemical nuances of this smokey spirit.<p>Whisky is predominantly water and ethanol. One end of the …

Got your own business? This course on QuickBooks can teach you how to manage finances.

There's a lot that goes into running your own business. You need to hire and manage an entire staff, pitch your million dollar idea to investors, and …

The 25 most influential books ever written about business

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Warren Buffett — arguably the most skilled investor of our time — said reading 500 pages a day was the key to success, because "that's how …

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Donald Trump ‘clearly’ ignoring Russian threat to U.S. security, report says

A new report by congressional Democrats warns of deepening Russian interference throughout Europe and concludes that even as some Western democracies …

Trump is mad that “Sneaky Dianne Feinstein” debunked a key Republican theory on Trump and Russia

The big news Republicans didn’t want you to see.<p>Yesterday Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) ignored the objections of her Republican colleagues on the Senate Intelligence Committee and released the full transcript of Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson’s extensive congressional testimony about …

Exclusive: Brendan Rodgers reveals the tactics behind Liverpool's 2014 5-1 annihilation of Arsenal

On February 8th 2014, Arsene Wenger took his table-topping Arsenal side to Anfield. High on confidence after a run of 10 games without defeat, Arsenal were 4-0 down after just 20 minutes. This was a Liverpool team selected and set up by Brendan Rodgers to exploit every soft spot in Wenger’s …

What Kind of Woman Works for Donald Trump?

Nobody—save, maybe, Katie Walsh—looks good in ‘Fire and Fury.’ But its depiction of the women of Trumpland showcases the indignities they’ve …

Booked! Trump, staffers who cried Wolff and a week of fire and fury

When the Guardian published extracts of Fire and Fury, Washington was rocked. Now many are questioning the president’s chances of staying in the job<p>Portraits of Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt loomed watchfully. Five US senators with decades of collective experience stood in deference at their …

Trump's 'very stable genius' tweet shows he isn't

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Saturday morning, before most people were awake, President Donald Trump was tweeting about how very, incredibly, stupendously smart he is.<p>"Throughout my life, my two greatest assets have been mental stability and being, like, really smart," tweeted Trump. "Crooked Hillary Clinton also …

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5 symptoms you might not realise are signs of anxiety

Most people picture anxiety sufferers as quivering wallflowers who have panic attacks in crowded places.<p>However, not everyone experiences anxiety …

A Month-by-Month Guide for the Best Time to Buy Everything in 2018

Plan your shopping with this calendar of bargains.<p>In 2018, you may resolve to save more, spend less or budget better. Whatever your money goal, the …

Bannon: 2016 Trump Tower meeting was 'treasonous'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon called the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Trump campaign officials and a Russian lawyer purportedly offering damaging information about Hillary Clinton "treasonous," according to a new book obtained by The Guardian.<p>The book, "Fire and Fury: …

Trump Says His ‘Nuclear Button’ Is ‘Much Bigger’ Than North Korea’s

WASHINGTON — President Trump again raised the prospect of nuclear war with North Korea, boasting in strikingly playground terms on Tuesday night that he commands a “much bigger” and “more powerful” arsenal of devastating weapons than the outlier government in Asia.<p>“North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un …

A 'Bomb Cyclone' Forming off the East Coast Could Bring the Coldest Temperatures in 100 Years

As record cold temperatures paralyze much of the country, a “bomb cyclone” forming off the East Coast is threatening to douse the area from Northern …

The Republicans’ Fake Investigations

A generation ago, Republicans sought to protect President Richard Nixon by urging the Senate Watergate committee to look at supposed wrongdoing by Democrats in previous elections. The committee chairman, Sam Ervin, a Democrat, said that would be “as foolish as the man who went bear hunting and …

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4 easy ways solopreneurs can spar with big businesses

‘Solopreneurship’ has seen quite an evolution in recent years. Platforms like <i>Upwork</i> and <i>Freelancer.com</i> have made it incredibly easy to find projects of shapes and sizes. The expansion of the freelance economy has led more and more people to give themselves the title of ‘self-employed.’<p><i>“The gig</i> …

Trump’s website is coded with a broken server error message that blames Obama

If you’re a fan of Easter eggs hidden in source code, this is a pretty good one. Apparently, as Washington Post data reporter Christopher Ingraham observed on Twitter, some Trump administration and GOP websites have a portion of code with a joke that throws shade at Obama’s golf habits, the irony …

Want Your Business to Get Recognized? Use These 4 Steps to Become a Local Celebrity

For many small businesses, gaining local fame and recognition can boost sales and increase their overall community influence.<p>Have you ever watched a local competitor on TV or read about them in the paper and thought "Why can't this be me?" Well, the fact is, they probably experienced that at one …

Creative Works: The best creative campaigns of 2017

The Drum received plenty of creative submissions over the last year, enough to fill 52 weeks of Creative Works roundups in our three regions – EMEA, …

4 Reasons to Buy Custom Dress Shirts and Pants | Mill No. 8 Review

The Distilled Man - Actionable Advice for the Everyday GentlemanIf you’re intrigued by the idea of custom dress shirts or pants, you’ve probably …

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Bob Corker Facing Ethics Questions? What a Surprise

So Tennessee Senator Bob Corker is in trouble now, because he flip-flopped to vote for Donald Trump’s tax bill after a provision was included that …

Donald Trump Just Pulled Off the Greatest Long Con in History

Winners: Wall Street, corporations, Donald Trump’s kids, and Vladimir Putin. Losers: The rest of us. That about sums it up.<p>Bernie Madoff must be …

Donald Trump accidentally admits Republican tax bill was deceptively sold as boost to middle classes

President Donald Trump was so excited about passing his first major piece of legislation on Wednesday that he blurted out that the Republican Party …

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Week 31: Bannon Puts Jared Through the Grinder

Ever quotable, the Breitbart chief lays the swirling Russia scandal at the feet of his old White House nemesis.<p>Former Trump chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon milled his former Oval Office colleague Jared Kushner into a bloody chunk of battle sausage this week and smeared him across the shiny pages …

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