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Next crash will be ‘worse than the Great Depression’: experts

Ten years ago, it was too-easy credit that brought financial markets to their knees. Today, it could be a global debt of $247 trillion that causes …

Great Depression

Find Out Why People Are Freaking Out After Learning The Secret Details From Google’s Project Dragonfly

Google’s pretty good about keeping secrets under wraps, but it looks like a leaked memo about its Project Dragonfly is going to cause some problems. …

Google Search

One word that created the GFC shockwave is on everyone's lips again

It’s worth considering financial conditions in the pre-crisis period, a period sometimes labelled ‘’The Great Moderation’’ because of the economic …

Central Banks

First It Was a Hurricane. Then Pig Poop. Now It’s Coal Ash

After the storm comes the flood. Hurricane Florence poured 8 trillion gallons of rain onto North Carolina, and now the landscape between the Cape …

North Carolina

Equifax slapped with UK’s maximum penalty over 2017 data breach

Credit rating giant Equifax has been issued with the maximum possible penalty by the UK’s data protection agency for last year’s massive data breach.<p>Albeit, the fine is only £500,000 because the loss of customer data occurred when the UK’s prior privacy regime was in force — rather than the tough …

Personal Information

This Psychoanalyst Listened to 30-Plus Hours of Trump Tapes

"He's a professional liar, and he's our president. God help us."<p>The new VICELAND show <i>THE HUNT FOR THE TRUMP TAPES</i> follows comic and "professional Trump annoyer" Tom Arnold on his relentless search for rumored recordings of our president that could prove damning to his presidency. On the two-part …

A+E Networks

Trump ignores security, crosses ‘red line’ with declassification gambit

Close video<p>The Rachel Maddow Show, 9/17/18, 9:52 PM ET<p>Trump declassifies Russia investigation docs, security be damned<p>Senator Richard Blumenthal …

Donald Trump

20 Best Bourbon Whiskeys

Exploring the wide world of bourbon whiskey–not to mention trying the best bourbons–is among the most rewarding hobbies an adult male can pursue. …

Bourbon Whiskey

Report: Everybody in the White House Considers Trump an Idiot

President Trump.<p>It is relatively easy to get White House staffers to leak mind-blowing anecdotes about President Trump’s various derangements, and …

Donald Trump

'They would've lost them anyway': Trump comforts farmers losing farms due to tariffs

There's just no words for how incomprehensibly out of touch Donald Trump is with the havoc he and his trade policies are wreaking on farmers. Here's …

Donald Trump

The best-late-night eats in Melbourne

Melbourne's best late-night eats<p>1<p>Photograph: Graham Denholm<p>Restaurants, Italian<p>Arlechin<p>Melbourne<p><b>What is it: Italian</b><b><br>When does the kitchen close:</b> <b>Daily</b> …

Chilli

Fabienne's Hasselback Potatoes Recipe

"These potatoes present really well and are healthier than fries. They have crispy edges with centers as creamy as mashed potatoes. A must …

Recipes

No Kidding

We first meet Jeff on the set of Conan O'Brien's late-night talk show. No sooner has he taken his seat beside fellow guest Danny Trejo than he pulls …

Comedy

Hurry up! These amazing films are expiring on Netflix Australia in September

If you’re looking for some entertainment to spice up your week, there’s a bunch of great films on Netflix Australia set to expire in September.Tonnes …

Movies

Andrew Sullivan: Here’s Where Things Get Dangerous With Trump

There was a sense among some this week that we had at last reached that golden “inflection point” when all of Trump’s lies, scams, cons, and crimes …

Donald Trump

Scoop: Republicans secretly study their coming hell

Congressional Republicans are getting ready for hell. Axios has obtained a spreadsheet that's circulated through Republican circles on and off …

Donald Trump

How This Will End

Sooner or later, tyrants are always abandoned by their followers.<p>Michael Gerson, one of the most eloquent and principled critics of Donald Trump, insists that we are at June 1973, the moment when John Dean’s testimony broke the dam that a year later swept Richard Nixon off into disgrace. Others …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump Will Resign Now That Accountant Alan Weisselberg Has ‘Flipped,’ Says ‘Art Of The Deal’ Co-Writer

Trump Organization CFO has reportedly been granted immunity, and he 'knows everything,' says Donald Trump's 'Art of the Deal' co-writer Tony Schwartz.<p>…

Trump says impeachment would crash the market. Really?

President Donald Trump has a warning for Washington and Wall Street: Impeachment would tank the stock market.<p>"I think that if I ever got impeached, the market would crash," Trump told Fox News in an interview that aired on Thursday. "Everybody would be very poor."<p>Impeachment proceedings could very …

Donald Trump

Why Trump's Line That 'A Crime Is Not A Crime' Will Get By

In a worthy sequel to the memorable line from Rudy Giuliani that “truth isn’t truth,” we learned yesterday from President Trump and his supporters that a crime is not a crime.<p>“It’s a bit baffling,” writes the Washington Post, “that Trump would assert that criminal charges accepted by Cohen aren’t a …

Donald Trump

The Only Thing Keeping Trump Out of Jail

We can’t look to Donald Trump for guidance or wisdom in the wake of Tuesday’s twin blows to his presidency. We know that he’s going to go down …

A dark day for Trump. The darkest day for the presidency since Watergate.

Trump Effect<p>CHARLESTON, W.Va. — There hasn't been a darker moment for a president — or for the presidency — since Richard Nixon resigned on the verge of impeachment in 1974.<p>On Tuesday, Michael Cohen, the president's longtime fixer and former personal lawyer, pleaded guilty to felony crimes that …

Opinion

John Oliver's Trade Wars Segment Breaks Down How Trump's Tariffs Are Seriously Impacting Jobs

On the most recent episode of <i>Last Week Tonight</i>, John Oliver's trade wars segment broke down how Trump's tariffs are seriously impacting jobs — and …

Trump Fails At Everything. So Why Does He Always End Up On Top?

Until recently casinos were illegal in almost every state because it was considered unfair to run an institution that parted people with their money so easily. But when Donald Trump launched one of his own he somehow managed to run it into the ground. Yet in his campaign for president one of his …

Donald Trump

Architect of bin Laden raid issues stunning rebuke of Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Retired Adm. William McRaven, the man who oversaw the 2011 Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden, issued a stunning rebuke of President Donald Trump's decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan on Thursday, defending the former spy chief as …

Osama Bin Laden

Trump Is Melting Down Over Omarosa’s Racial Allegations

<b>Update:</b> The <i>Associated Press</i> reported on Tuesday that the Trump campaign is filing arbitration action against Omarosa for breaching a confidentiality …

Trump, at golf club, intent on projecting he's hard at work

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is spending his summer vacation at his golf club in New Jersey. Wait, don't call it "vacation."<p>Trump, who is loath to admit to sleeping — let alone taking time off — has spent his week away mixing downtime and golf rounds with meetings and dinners, …

Donald Trump

Time for Mueller to bring out the big guns

By Harry Litman<p><i>Harry Litman teaches constitutional law at the University of California at San Diego and practices law at the firm Constantine Cannon. He was U.S. attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania from 1998 to 2001.</i><p>Even as special counsel Robert S. Mueller III marches forward with …

Republicans

More Asbestos! More Asbestos! More Asbestos!

Some of President Trump’s most cartoonishly evil policy initiatives have come at the expense of the environment. In the past few months alone, his …