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After tariff fight loss, Trump economic adviser Cohn quits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Gary Cohn, the top economic adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump and a voice for Wall Street in the White House, said on Tuesday he would resign, a move that came after he lost a fight over Trump's plans for hefty steel and aluminum import tariffs.<p>The departure of Cohn, …

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Porn star sues Trump over nondisclosure agreement

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A porn star who has said she had sex with President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to invalidate a nondisclosure agreement that she signed days before the 2016 presidential election, which prevented her from discussing the alleged sexual encounters.<p>The lawsuit, …

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15 Tasks Landscapers Say You Should Do in Your Yard Every Fall

Tackle these chores once the warm weather season come to a close.<p>When warm summer nights turn cool, it only means one thing: the time has come to get your yard ready for the new season. We went straight to the professionals to find out what they do to the exterior of their own homes to ensure come …


Google and Walmart are joining forces to take on Amazon

Google and Walmart are teaming up to take on Amazon's Prime shipping service.<p>Starting in September, Google's commerce platform, Google Express, will count America's largest retailer among its list of vendors, the company announced Wednesday.<p>Customers will be able to place orders with Walmart at …


The internet is loving CNN anchor Don Lemon’s calm, razor-sharp response to Trump’s Phoenix rally

In a minute and a half, CNN anchor Don Lemon was able to clearly and calmly articulate just what was wrong with US president Donald Trump’s Aug. 22 rally in Phoenix, Arizona.<p>Twitter quickly lit up that evening with praise for his off-the-cuff remarks. “What we’ve witnessed is a total eclipse of the …

10 Ways to Make Your Sofa the Star

Balance pillows<p>If your sofa is a solid color, consider adding graphic or patterned pillow designs for a touch of art. If your sofa fabric is …

17 Ideas for a Killer Dorm Room

Mini fridge<p>Mini Refrigerator ($149)<p>Stuck in a single with no kitchen? This cute fridge can be tucked into any available corner or fit on a …

Small-Bedroom Storage: The Best Places to Stash All Your Stuff

Make the most of your bedroom with these subtle space-saving ideas<p>In a perfect world, there would always be ample space to fit our belongings. But in reality, small bedrooms (and even smaller closets) challenge us to get creative with our space utilization by adopting some not-so-obvious solutions. …

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New York City schools overwhelmed by student homelessness

By Steve Light<br>7 February 2017<p>Despite the increasing population of homeless families and children in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio, a Democrat, …


Elizabeth Warren silenced over US Senate criticism of Sessions

<b>Democratic US Senator Elizabeth Warren was silenced by Senate Republicans on Tuesday after reading a letter written by the widow of Martin Luther King Jr.</b><p>The 30-year-old letter criticised Jeff Sessions, President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general.<p>Mitch McConnell, the Republican majority …

Clarification: Oil Pipeline story

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — In an early version of a Feb. 8 story about the Dakota Access oil pipeline, The Associated Press reported that the Indigenous Environmental Network told protesters to expect violence. The story should have specified that the group was referring to police violence.


Travel ban hearing: Fiery judges put lawyers on their heels

<b>(CNN) —</b> Three federal judges grilled lawyers from the Justice Department and Washington state Tuesday night as they considered whether to lift a US-wide block on President Donald Trump's travel ban.<p>The appeals court judges sparred with attorneys over the President's use of sweeping executive power, …

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5 Ways to Stop Thinking and Get $@#% Done

Get out of the planning stage and start doing it already!<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being the first one in the office and the last to leave is a regular day for entrepreneurs. In fact, for many of us, wherever we are <i>is</i> the office. But even with the long hours and …

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Exxon Mobil Told To Hand Over Decades Of Climate Documents In Major Legal Blow

“This is a huge victory for democracy," a corporate watchdog group said of the court ruling.<p>Exxon Mobil Corp. encountered a major setback on Wednesday when a Massachusetts judge ordered the oil company to turn over 40 years of documents related to climate change.<p>The ruling represents a huge win for …

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Newly leaked dossier on Trump circulated in DC for months

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a bombshell story, emerging on the eve of Donald Trump's first news conference as president-elect: U.S. intelligence officials had presented Trump with unsubstantiated claims that Russia had amassed compromising personal and financial allegations about him.<p>The purported …

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Obama’s Farewell Address in Pictures

Michael Jackson's daughter Paris 'incredibly offended' by new TV movie's portrayal of her father

The daughter of Michael Jackson has said she is "incredibly offended" by the portrayal of her father in a new Sky Arts drama after a white actor was cast to play him.<p>Paris Jackson, 18, said images of Joseph Fiennes depicting the late music superstar and Stockard Channing as her godmother, Dame …

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Experts Say Donald Trump’s Plan on Conflicts of Interest Falls Short

President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to separate himself from his global real-estate empire falls short of the standards recommended by bipartisan …

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Trump accuses U.S. spy agencies of Nazi practices over 'phony' Russia dossier

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump escalated a fight with U.S. spy agencies on Wednesday, just nine days before he takes over their command as president, and accused them of practices reminiscent of Nazi Germany.<p>The Republican said leaks from the intelligence community led to some …

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Pew Research Center survey: A majority of Americans believe Trump is 'too impulsive'

Just ten days before President-elect Donald Trump is handed the keys to the White House and the nation's nuclear weapons code, more than half of voters fret that he is too impulsive to make level-headed decisions for the country according to a revealing new survey.<p>After being treated to the …