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How Trump is negotiating like a hostage-taker

As a candidate, Donald Trump sold himself as a deal maker. As president, he's governing more as a hostage taker.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:44:52 GMT

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:07:11 GMT

Trump warns McCain: 'Be careful because at some point I fight back'

President Donald Trump, hours after Sen. John McCain delivered a speech that repudiated the President, warned the Arizona Republican to "be careful" because at some point he will "fight back."

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:13:15 GMT

Marino out of consideration for White House drug czar

President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that Rep. Tom Marino, a Pennsylvania Republican, has withdrawn his name from consideration to become the nation's next drug czar.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:30:14 GMT

CNN poll: Trump approval steady, but more say he's leading in the wrong direction

President Donald Trump's approval rating holds steady in a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS, but that overall stability belies declining views on how things are going in the country today.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:24:09 GMT

Georgia GOP gubernatorial hopeful to hold bump fire stock giveaway

Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate Michael Williams says he will give away a bump fire stock to show "solidarity with gun owners across the nation."

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:59:20 GMT

Corker says he 'loved' McCain's speech, gave him a 'big hug'

Republican Sen. Bob Corker said he "loved" a speech given by Sen. John McCain that was widely seen as a sharp critique of policies espoused by President Donald Trump.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:40:15 GMT

Senate votes to start budget debate, key step in tax reform fight

The GOP-controlled Senate voted 50-47 on Tuesday to begin debate on the 2018 budget resolution, a procedural step toward laying the groundwork for passing tax reform.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:26:34 GMT

Almost a dozen Trump nominees have withdrawn from consideration for administration jobs

Rep. Tom Marino is the eleventh nominee to withdraw from consideration for a Trump administration post, according to CNN's nomination tracker.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:07:07 GMT

ISIS arrests: How many are from travel ban countries?

They called it the "US Project." Their goal, allegedly, was to carry out an ISIS terror attack on New York during Ramadan that would "show them what they hadn't seen in 2001."

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:03:24 GMT

US launches investigation into deadly Niger ambush and confusion that followed

The Defense Department is conducting an initial review of the mission in Niger and the ambush by 50 ISIS-affiliated fighters that left four US soldiers dead and two wounded.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:16:34 GMT

The Point: 9 things Trump didn't tell the truth about on Monday

President Donald Trump is setting a historic pace for mistruths during his time in office. Through his first 263 days in office -- which covers through October 9 -- Trump has made 1,318 false or misleading claims, according to a count maintained by The Washington Post's Fact Checker blog.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:13:28 GMT

Fallen Green Beret's brother says it will be an honor to hear from Trump

Two weeks after four Green Berets were ambushed and killed in Niger, President Donald Trump has been taking criticism for not contacting their families.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:29:43 GMT

Dow cruises past 23,000 for the first time


Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:52:06 GMT

Donating to Trump? Campaign is spending $1 of every $10 on legal fees

President Donald Trump's campaign donors -- big and small -- are increasingly helping to foot the legal expenses the President's campaign and his son, Donald Trump Jr., are facing related to the investigations into allegations of collusion with Russia during the 2016 campaign.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:26:29 GMT

Trump: Ask Kelly whether Obama called after his son was killed in action

President Donald Trump, in defense of his claim that President Barack Obama didn't call the loved ones of fallen soldiers, floated the idea Tuesday that reporters ask his chief of staff, retired Gen. John Kelly, whether Obama called him after his son died in Afghanistan.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:56:31 GMT

McCain just delivered a total and complete takedown of Trumpism

On Monday night in Philadelphia, John McCain offered a total and complete rejection of the world view offered by the leader of his party.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:53:37 GMT

US-backed forces fighting ISIS in Raqqa say 'major military operations' have ended there

US-backed forces fighting ISIS in Raqqa say "major military operations" in the city have ended and that the jihadists have lost their grip on their self-declared capital.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:10:37 GMT

The 10 Senate seats most likely to switch parties in 2018: October edition


Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:04:35 GMT

Tillerson remains on thin ice in Trump WH, sources say

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's future in the Trump administration is looking increasingly uncertain, an administration source tells CNN.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:40:14 GMT

Callista Gingrich confirmed as Vatican ambassador

Callista Gingrich will be the next US ambassador to the Vatican.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:28:00 GMT

Trump allies worry that losing the House means impeachment

Top White House aides, lawmakers, donors and political consultants are privately asking whether President Donald Trump realizes that losing the House next year could put his presidency in peril.

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:41:25 GMT

Trump claims he and McConnell are 'closer than ever before,' despite Bannon's primary war

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is scheduled to have lunch Monday afternoon with President Donald Trump after a tumultuous several months in which Trump has attacked the Senate's Republican leader by name and the President's former adviser Steven Bannon has threatened all-out war on rank-and-file Republicans up for re-election.

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:55:15 GMT

Trump finally comments on soldier deaths in Niger; falsely knocks Obama over his responses to dead soldiers

Breaking his public silence about four American soldiers killed during an ambush in Niger, President Donald Trump said Monday he'd penned personal letters to their families and planned to phone them later this week.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:06:29 GMT

Trump set for talks with Greek PM who once warned of his 'evil'

When President Donald Trump sits for talks Tuesday with his left-wing Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras, he'll face a man who last year warned his own citizens that Trump represented an "evil" raft of ideas with no place in western democracy.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 05:00:31 GMT

Post-Maria, Trump's approval rating on hurricanes down 20 points


Tue, 17 Oct 2017 03:25:55 GMT

Trump campaign subpoenaed over sexual assault allegations

Lawyers for one of the women who have accused Donald Trump of sexual assault subpoenaed his campaign for all documents relating to her, all communications with or about her and "all documents concerning any woman who asserted that Donald J. Trump touched her inappropriately."

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:12:58 GMT

Trump campaign legal bills topped $1M in three months

President Donald Trump's reelection campaign spent more than $1 million on legal consulting from July through September, a finance report posted Sunday showed.

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:08:09 GMT

Melania Trump issues PSA for hurricane relief

First lady Melania Trump is encouraging Americans to take action in a new public service announcement following the devastating damage of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:26:25 GMT


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McCain condemns isolationist politics, calls it 'unpatriotic'

U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., delivered speech Monday night at the National Constitution Center Liberty Medal ceremony that seemed to criticize politicians that are now supporting new isolationist politics.
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:45:00 GMT

LGBT groups demand withdrawal of judicial nominee who called trans kids ‘Satan’s plan’

A group of LGBT advocacy organizations are demanding the withdrawal of President Trump’s nominee for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas for what they call his “brazen contempt for LGBT people,” in a three-page letter released Monday.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:59:00 GMT

Trump and Greek PM Alexis Tsipras hold joint White House press conference -- live blog

President Trump holds a joint press conference with Alexis Tsipras, the prime minster of Greece.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:42:00 GMT

Trump doubles down on slain soldier comments: Obama didn't call John Kelly when son died

President Trump doubled down Tuesday on his controversial claim that past presidents didn’t properly console the families of fallen servicemembers, raising the point that Barack Obama apparently did not call now-White House Chief of Staff John Kelly after his son was killed in Afghanistan in 2010.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:36:00 GMT

North Korea's nuclear weapons program has grown with each Kim regime

After North Korea launched its first successful intercontinental ballistic missile, Kim Jong Un doesn’t want to back down.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:55:00 GMT

Drug czar pick Tom Marino withdraws after opioid report

President Trump’s pick for drug czar, Rep. Tom Marino, has withdrawn from consideration following allegations he helped water down legislation and weaken the Drug Enforcement Administration’s ability to go after big drug distributors.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:30:00 GMT

Background check laws having little effect, gun violence researchers discover

Strict gun laws passed in two states to require background checks for every firearm sale had virtually no effect, a new study has found.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:30:00 GMT

Trump to declare opioid epidemic national emergency – here’s what that means

President Donald Trump will formally declare the country's growing opioid problem to be a national emergency next week.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:30:00 GMT

South Carolina governor race: Who are the candidates?

President Trump headed to South Carolina Monday to lend his support for Gov. Henry McMaster’s reelection campaign.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:15:00 GMT

Report: Russians used bribes, sought to pad Clinton charity amid Obama-era push to expand US nuclear footprint

The FBI had evidence as early as 2009 that Russian operatives used bribes, kickbacks and other dirty tactics to expand Moscow’s atomic energy footprint in the U.S. – but the Obama administration approved a controversial uranium deal benefiting Moscow anyway, according to an explosive new report.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:29:00 GMT


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A small firm in Germany has big ambitions in green energy

Germany is as good a place as any other to observe the shake-up that is rolling through the global electricity market, N.Y. Times reports.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:18 GMT

Here's how much to leave your kids when you die, parenting podcasters agree

There is a sweet spot between too much and too little.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:06 GMT

CSX 'had some embarrassing situations' this year, CEO tells investors

The aggressive overhaul of CSX by CEO Hunter Harrison is not quite a success yet.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:04 GMT

Senators have 'short-term plan' to stabilize Obamacare markets

President Trump last week killed bllions of dollars of payments to insurers.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:04 GMT

Microsoft and LinkedIn HR execs reveal the right time to bring up salary in an interview

"Absolutely ask about salary."
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:03 GMT

Asset manager Sprott says Faber has resigned from board: 'Shocked' to learn he thought this way

Market commentator Marc Faber faced a growing backlash Tuesday for his racially charged comments.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:00 GMT

Facebook executive Regina Dugan leaves experimental hardware group after 18 months

Facebook's Regina Dugan is leaving as head of its Building 8 research unit 18 months after defecting from Google.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:57 GMT

Don’t expect this Trump-McConnell bromance to last

President Trump and Mitch McConnell were united for one reason and one reason only: tax reform, says Jake Novak.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:46 GMT

Daymond John and 2 other 'Sharks' say this 80-year-old book on wealth changed their lives

"The book teaches you: If you can imagine it, you can accomplish it."
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:46 GMT

FCC chairman rejects Trump suggestion on broadcast licenses

President Trump's suggestion that NBC's broadcast licenses could be pulled over its reporting has been dismissed.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:36 GMT

These schools produced the most billionaires

The University of Pennsylvania has produced more billionaires than any other university, according to Forbes.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:35 GMT

Analyst predicts McDonald's will report strong sales on its value promotions

Nomura Instinet raises its third-quarter same-store sales growth estimate for McDonald's to 3.9 percent from 3.3 percent.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:33 GMT

Tech's 'winner take all' system is making valuations spike, says NYU professor

"This valuation number is hard to even call it a number. It really is an illusionist trick," Galloway said.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:19 GMT

Market-beating value investor Bill Nygren on why he's bullish on Netflix, General Electric

Value investor Bill Nyrgen shares his market views in an interview on CNBC's "Halftime Report" Tuesday.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:18 GMT

No one, not even Trump, knows who the next Fed chair will be

At this point, even President Donald Trump doesn't know who the next Fed chair will be, Politico's Ben White says.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:18 GMT

Trump's decision to kill key Obamacare payments will cost insurers big time through end of year

Insurers in Florida alone will lose about $200 million because of Trump's decision.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:11 GMT

Janet Yellen's future at Fed is market's biggest risk, warns Oppenheimer's Stoltzfus

If Janet Yellen isn't reappointed at Fed, it could be bad news for stocks, Oppenheimer's John Stoltzfus says.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:07 GMT

J&J wins reversal of $72 million verdict over talc cancer risks

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday won the reversal of a $72 million verdict in favor of the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer they claimed stemmed from her use of the company's talc-based products like Johnson's Baby Powder.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:04 GMT

Biggest risk to Netflix is a $7-per-month Amazon streaming service, analyst Mark Mahaney says

"That would be Amazon-esque and that would cut at Netflix," RBC's Mark Mahaney tells CNBC.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:47 GMT

How to get the best deal on your new car

Break the car-buying process into four parts.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:45 GMT

Watch: President Donald Trump holds a press conference with Greek PM Tsipras

President Donald Trump held a press conference with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of Greece.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:33 GMT

Not every Wall Street analyst is gaga over Netflix

Credit Suisse and Jefferies analysts warned that much of Netflix's revenue will be offset by mounting content expenses.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:22 GMT

Trump likely to name Fed chair by early November

President Donald Trump has a pool of five candidates to choose from for the next chair of the Federal Reserve.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:20 GMT

How Warren Buffett taught this legendary investor the value of making mistakes

"Selling your winners and holding your losers is like cutting the flowers and watering the weeds."
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:19 GMT

Rally continues, but 'this is kind of how bull markets end,' Bank of America strategist says

As investors get more confident about the latest leg of the stock market rally, one strategist is growing more concerned.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:17 GMT

Trump issues warning to McCain after senator's tough speech

President Trump issued a warning shot after Republican Sen. John McCain questioned "half-baked, spurious nationalism" in America's foreign policy.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:05 GMT

Trump is buttering up exactly the wrong senator if he wants to pass tax reform

Trump likes Rand Paul. Paul likes to stick it to Mitch McConnell. This ends badly for Trump, says Vox's Tara Golshan.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:04 GMT

How a conman stole $2 million by impersonating Richard Branson during Hurricane Irma recovery

"It's a heist of enormous scale," says the billionaire entrepreneur.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:59 GMT

Veteran traders see ‘striking parallels’ in this market to the 1987 Black Monday crash

Thirty years after Black Monday, the market is different but has similar characteristics, Financial Times reports.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:57 GMT

Wall Street's dismissal of bitcoin is becoming harder

Mainstream finance is paying heed to cryptocurrencies, Financial Times reports.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:54 GMT