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Donald Trump’s shady ’80s: Back then he didn’t cry about “fake news,” he worked it

<b>Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York, Sept. 22, 1983. (AP/Ray Howard)</b><p>Using the press to achieve his PR goals is a skill Trump mastered in New York decades ago<p>Sean Deveney<p>May 12, 2018 6:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted with permission from “Greed and Glory: The Rise and Fall of Doc Gooden, Lawrence Taylor, Ed …

Nuke deal hangs in balance as Trump plans Iran policy speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump could announce his secret decision on the future of the Iran nuclear deal next week.<p>U.S. officials familiar …

South Asia

Trump: Strange has 'gained mightily' since my endorsement

President Donald Trump predicted Friday that next week’s Alabama Republican Senate runoff “will be very close” thanks to his endorsement of Sen. Luther Strange.<p>Strange (R-Ala.), appointed by former Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley to fill the seat left vacant by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, is …

Roy Moore's defiant road in pursuit of a US Senate seat

In his nearly three decades in the public eye, Roy Moore has never been one to shy away from controversy or confrontation.<p>Whether it’s the public …

Trump 'absolutely' joking about thanking Putin for expelling diplomats

President Donald Trump said Friday he was "absolutely" being sarcastic when he publicly thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for expelling U.S. diplomats from Russia.<p>The president, who reportedly infuriated State Department officials Thursday when he thanked Putin for helping to reduce the U.S. …

Trump Has Quietly Accomplished More Than It Appears

The chaos, legislative fumbling, and legal jeopardy should not obscure the ways that the administration is remaking federal policy in consequential ways.<p>Imagine, if you will, that there is a shadow government.<p>The actual government, the administration of Donald Trump, is coming off the worst week of …

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Jones-Cormier rematch headlines outstanding UFC 214 card

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jon Jones insists Daniel Cormier isn't his rival, not even when their rematch at UFC 214 is the most anticipated mixed martial …

Van Jones: Much ado about nothing (burger)

<b>(CNN) —</b> Serious question: Is anyone out there still gullible enough to fall for an edited, right-wing propaganda video -- in 2017?<p>Apparently, the Trump White House is. (SAD)<p>James O'Keefe and his band of crazies are at it again. This time I am one of the targets. Yesterday, O'Keefe released a …

Lakers reportedly want to add another first-round pick in the NBA Draft

The Los Angeles Lakers, who have two first-round picks in Thursday’s NBA Draft, reportedly are trying to obtain another.<p>The Lakers, who finished with the third-worst record in the league and have the second and 28th picks, have contacted at least two teams in the lottery, unnamed sources told …

Nevada governor vetoes Medicaid-for-all bill

There will be no Medicaid-for-all option in Nevada.<p>Gov. Brian Sandoval waited until the last day he could — Friday — to veto a measure that would have offered a state-sponsored health insurance option to all residents regardless of income. If he hadn't signed it or vetoed it by midnight, it would …

Health Care

Exasperated Trump WH staff admit his special resilience

As the the bombshell headlines flew with Air Force One en route Saudi Arabia yesterday, a top outsider adviser to the West Wing emailed me: "The …

Donald Trump

If the president says it, is it no longer classified?

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> If President Donald Trump did indeed reveal highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and Russian ambassador, many lawmakers said his actions are irresponsible and potentially dangerous.<p>But were they illegal?<p>"This (what Trump did) is worse than criminal," Alan …

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Battle for Aleppo: Civilian casualties mount

A barrel bomb killed a family of six in rebel-held eastern Aleppo early on Sunday and rebel shelling took the lives of eight children at a school in the west, as one of the heaviest government bombardments of Syria's civil war continues.<p>Two medics said the al-Baytounji family suffocated to death …

Why I'm endorsing Hillary Clinton

<i>Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James is endorsing Hillary Clinton for president. Below is the op-ed he has written about his decision, which he has exclusively provided to Business Insider. The op-ed will also be published in the print edition of the Akron Beacon Journal on Monday.</i><p>Two years ago, I …

Turkish military has a history of staging coups

Turkish military jets have flown over Turkey's capital, Ankara, and deadly fighting has been reported in what appears to be an attempted military …

South Asia

The fights before the convention fight in Cleveland

Everything you need to know about the weeklong battle for the future of the Republican Party.<p>Anti-Trump Republicans will make their final stand this week, a long-shot bid to hijack the rules of the Republican Party and deny Donald Trump the presidential nomination.<p>But as GOP delegates converge on …

Sandeep Goyal and his expanding digital universe

With StarStar, veteran ad man Sandeep Goyal is looking to change the rules of mobile marketing Read more

Startups

62 Actionable Ideas for Getting More Clients From 13 Top Marketing and Sales Leaders

Talk is cheap and great ideas without action are useless. Instead, here are 62 actions you can take today from 13 brilliant sales and marketing thought leaders.<p>If you missed one of the best eight-hour-marathon, virtual events of 2016, Amanda Holmes and her team at Chet Holmes International have …

5 Email Newsletters That Will Teach You More Than a Harvard MBA

These newsletters are packed with content you need day in and day out.<p>When you imagine high-powered CEOs starting their morning, you probably picture them kicking back with a copy of <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> or <i>The</i> <i>New York Times</i> to get a handle on the day's news.<p>But you'd be wrong.<p>Quartz recently …

Sales coaching session with Steli: Exomatch

Ever wanted a celebrity to pitch your product?Exomatch makes that happen by connecting advertisers with influencers. Their platform allows companies …

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Have Great Tech Skills? 14 Business Ideas for Before You Quit Your Day Job

Eventually you will leap... but sometimes it does make sense to look first (if only so you'll know exactly where to leap).<p>I'm a huge fan of entrepreneurs. I'm a huge fan of people who start their own businesses.<p>But I'm also a huge fan of dipping your toes in the water before diving completely …

Saudi invasion of Syria: The bluff that could ignite World War III

Saudi rulers have reportedly amassed a 150,000-strong army to invade Syria on the alleged pretext <i>“to fight against terrorism”</i> and to defeat the …

Syrian refugees farm cannabis in Lebanon

BEKAA VALLEY, Lebanon (Reuters) - Inside a garage in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley filled with green dust and piles of cannabis, stand a woman and a 13-year-old boy, sifting through the twigs and buds of the recent harvest.<p>A Syrian refugee (who asked to withhold his name) from Raqqa carries a bundle of …

Middle East

Putin is underestimating the blowback of intervening in Syria

For Russia, with 12 percent, mostly Sunni, Muslim population - much of it concentrated in the already turbulent north Caucasus region - it's not a far-fetched fear.<p>Mr. Putin said about 4,000 Muslims from ex-Soviet countries are fighting alongside the Islamic State in Syria and "we cannot let these …

Why 2016 Really Is a Must-Win for Both Parties

Presidential candidates proclaim that there never has been an election as important as this one.<p>"The challenges we face now are direr than any time …

How to Implement a Killer Online-Marketing Strategy for $15 a Week

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I meet with different business owners, entrepreneurs and marketing executives, I am consistently asked a similar question.<p>“Jason, how can I can generate the most leads at the lowest price point?”<p>There is nothing more frustrating for …

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This guy was trying to build a jewelry business and wound up with a hugely successful tech company

And that's how he wound up running a company called SimilarWeb that seemed to spring out of nowhere a couple of years ago to become a star in the web and mobile app analysis world.<p>SimilarWeb has been profitable almost from the get-go, has raised more than $40 million, all from long-term strategic …

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