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'Send her back!' chant shows Trump's ugly plan to get reelected

In a moment of unrestrained demagoguery, President Donald Trump presided Wednesday over a crowd chanting "Send her back! Send her back!" about an American Muslim congresswoman who he targeted with racist attacks.

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 07:55:30 GMT

Crowd chants 'send her back' as Trump escalates attacks on Ilhan Omar and 'The Squad'

President Donald Trump on Wednesday celebrated news that the House of Representatives blocked an impeachment resolution proposed by a lone Democratic lawmaker during a campaign rally in North Carolina.

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 09:47:57 GMT

'Squad' drama frustrating some House Democrats

House Democrats were united in their vote to condemn President Donald Trump's racist tweets this week, but some Democratic lawmakers are quietly expressing concern that far-left progressives have outsized influence in their caucus.

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 10:00:14 GMT

House votes to hold Barr, Ross in criminal contempt over census dispute

The House of Representatives is expected to vote on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt over a dispute related to the Trump administration's efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 23:08:49 GMT

Bank lobby builds 'political machine' to spend for 2020 House and Senate races

The trade association for the nation's banking industry is ramping up its political operation in Washington, planning an eight-figure effort to shape more congressional races in 2020 than ever before.

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 09:00:29 GMT

24 Democrats are running for president. Voters and donors like only five of them.

There are nearly as many Democrats running for president as there are days in July. With so many choices to choose from, you might be wondering how potential Democratic primary voters are wading through all of the candidates. But as the latest fundraising reports and polling shows, the giant field of 24 is really a much smaller race.

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 10:01:33 GMT

Here are the 2020 Democratic candidates who qualify for CNN's debate

The field is set for CNN's Democratic primary debates later this month.

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 21:54:25 GMT

House kills solo Democrat's bid to impeach Trump

Democratic Rep. Al Green says the House is expected to vote Wednesday on his resolution to impeach President Donald Trump, in what amounts to the most direct challenge yet to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's handling of the impeachment question.

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 00:18:58 GMT

State Department looking at redirecting Central American aid to Guaido

A State Department spokesperson confirmed to CNN Wednesday that the State Department is looking to redirect some funding originally designated for the Northern Triangle -- Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador -- to embattled Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido.

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 00:49:57 GMT

Here are the 137 Democrats who voted to kill an impeachment resolution against Trump

One hundred and thirty seven House Democrats on Wednesday voted to kill an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump in a vote that exposed party divisions on the issue in the House.

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 00:34:34 GMT

US preparing to send hundreds of troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions

The Trump administration is reinforcing its controversial military relationship with Saudi Arabia by preparing to send hundreds of troops to the country amid increasing tensions with Iran.

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:34:39 GMT

The Point: Why Trump so badly wants 2020 to be all about socialism

Master brander Donald Trump -- and his fellow Republican elected leaders -- have clearly made a decision that the best chance for him (and them) to win in 2020 is to call Democrats "socialists" at every turn.

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 23:38:01 GMT

House lawmakers unite to kill Obamacare provision

There's not much about Obamacare that Democrats and Republicans agree on.

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 09:59:50 GMT

Army rejects Bowe Bergdahl's appeal accusing Trump of unlawfully influencing his case

President Donald Trump's comments deriding Bowe Bergdahl throughout his repatriation and trial did not constitute unlawful command influence, an Army appeals court found in a ruling released Tuesday.

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 22:48:51 GMT

3 blue states file suit against Treasury, IRS over state and local taxes workaround

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut aren't backing off from a legal fight with the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service.

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 22:41:07 GMT

Troops on the southern border carrying out 'welfare checks' to help overwhelmed border agents

Active duty troops on the southern border with Mexico began carrying out "welfare checks" on detained migrants earlier this month to help out overwhelmed Customs and Border Protection agents, two US defense officials have told CNN.

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 23:17:29 GMT

Rand Paul stops unanimous passage of 9/11 first responders funding bill

Republican Sen. Rand Paul objected Wednesday to an attempt to pass the bill funding 9/11 first responders' health care unanimously, arguing that passing such a long-term bill without offsetting the cost would contribute to the national debt.

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 01:50:53 GMT

Trump sees political win in racist jabs that also surprised aides

President Donald Trump's initial racist jab at a foursome of Democratic congresswomen came as a surprise -- and not a pleasant one -- to many of his aides, who began texting about how to defend their boss' tweets minutes after he fired them off.

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 22:03:09 GMT

How to watch CNN's live debate drawing

The candidate lineups for the upcoming Democratic presidential debates in Detroit will be decided by a live, random draw Thursday night during a special edition of Anderson Cooper 360 at 8 p.m. ET on CNN.

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 22:59:24 GMT

Kamala Harris, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders come out on top in Quinnipiac California poll

California Sen. Kamala Harris, former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are in a close race in California, according to a new Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday.

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 21:57:05 GMT

DNC warns 2020 campaigns not to use FaceApp 'developed by Russians'

The Democratic National Committee sent a security alert to 2020 presidential campaigns Wednesday afternoon warning them not to use the popular smartphone application FaceApp, CNN has learned.

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 20:18:56 GMT

Bernie Sanders to 2020 Democrats: Reject private insurance and pharma donations

Sen. Bernie Sanders will challenge Democratic primary candidates to reject donations from private health insurance and pharmaceutical interests during a Wednesday speech billed by his campaign as a rebuttal to intraparty criticism of "Medicare for All."

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 23:01:45 GMT

Trump critic Justin Amash welcomes potential Sanford presidential run

South Carolina Republican Mark Sanford already has one supporter in Congress for his potential long-shot bid to challenge President Donald Trump in the Republican presidential primary: newly independent Michigan Rep. Justin Amash.

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 20:41:18 GMT

Tom Hanks, Jennifer Aniston and Ben Affleck among celebrities donating to 2020 Democrats

Hollywood has long been fertile fundraising ground for Democratic presidential candidates, and the second quarter of 2019 was no exception. Famous names were littered throughout 2020 Democrats' Federal Election Commission reports.

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:29:23 GMT

Federal judge permanently blocks Trump admin from adding citizenship question to 2020 census

A New York federal judge has issued an order definitively blocking the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census in any form, despite the administration's insistence it has abandoned plans to add a question on the census.

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:43:39 GMT

House Oversight plans vote to hold Kellyanne Conway in contempt unless she testifies

The chairman of the House Oversight Committee on Monday said the panel will vote to hold White House counselor Kellyanne Conway in contempt of Congress later this month unless she agrees to appear to testify in a hearing.

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 03:15:28 GMT

Treasury secretary says he doesn't find Trump's tweets racist

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday he doesn't believe President Donald Trump's tweets attacking four Democratic congresswomen are racist.

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 20:03:58 GMT

Analysis: President Trump may finally have broken Washington

President Donald Trump might finally have broken Washington.

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:56:28 GMT

Second federal judge blocks Trump admin from adding citizenship question to census

A second federal judge has issued an order permanently blocking the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census in any form, despite the Trump administration's insistence it has abandoned plans to add the question on the census.

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:05:17 GMT


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Omar introduces resolution defending boycott of Israel, likens it to boycotts of Nazi Germany, Soviet Union

U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar proposed a resolution this week supporting the right to boycott Israel, likening the boycott of the Jewish state to boycotts of Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 09:50:12 GMT

Will Omar and Tlaib get OK to visit Israel? It may be all up to Netanyahu

U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib want to visit Israel -- but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will likely have the final say on whether the far-left "Squad" members may enter Jewish state.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 08:51:01 GMT

Bernie Sanders says his $40 trillion Medicare-for-all plan would help US save money

Sen. Bernie Sanders put a number on his Medicare-for-all plan this week, saying his proposed successor to ObamaCare would likely cost between $30 trillion and $40 trillion over 10 years.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 08:07:18 GMT

Thousands of Puerto Ricans gather to demand governor's resignation

Thousands of Puerto Ricans gathered Wednesday in the commonwealth capital of San Juan to demand the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, the second mass demonstration against the embattled leader this week.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 02:36:26 GMT

Trump hosts victims of religious persecution at White House

President Trump met with dozens of victims of religious persecution at the White House on Wednesday as part of an ongoing effort by the administration to push for religious freedom abroad.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 02:27:09 GMT

'Send her back' chant at Trump rally prompts outcry; Omar responds

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and other Democrats united in condemning President Trump on Wednesday night after the crowd at a North Carolina "Make America Great Again" rally broke out in a striking chant of "send her back" while the president criticized Omar and other members of the so-called progressive Democrat "squad."
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 02:11:24 GMT

Promised Rust Belt renaissance poses risk for Trump reelection

Areas like Pennsylvania’s Erie County could influence a potentially close presidential race next year.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 01:11:31 GMT

Reporter's Notebook: Unprecedented anger on House floor, but things are looking up

"I abandon the chair!"
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 00:48:44 GMT

Trump slams progressive congresswomen at fiery 'MAGA' rally in North Carolina

President Trump, at a fiery "Make America Great Again" campaign rally Wednesday night in Greenville, North Carolina, blasted four progressive congresswomen, Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, with whom he continues to spar after an ongoing feud over comments he made against them that critics deemed "racist."
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 23:22:16 GMT

Field locked in, but stage is still in flux, for Round 2 of Dem debates

The names of the 20 Democratic presidential candidates who will take part in the second round of primary debates is now official. The Democratic National Committee and CNN, it’s media partner for the consecutive nights of showdowns that will take place July 30-31 in Detroit, on Wednesday announced which candidates made the cut.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 22:44:51 GMT


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Here's why hedge fund manager Ray Dalio's gold case may be wrong

Billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio just picked gold as a prime long-term opportunity. Here's why one market watcher says he could be wrong.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:23 GMT

Mnuchin: Phone call on trade with China counterparts set for Thursday, 'complicated issues' remain

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said a call between U.S. and China trade officials is scheduled for later on Thursday.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:17 GMT

Mnuchin says progress being made on debt limit deal, markets shouldn't be concerned


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:14 GMT

Here are the biggest analyst calls of the day: Apple, Qualcomm, Exxon Mobil & more

Here are the biggest calls on Wall Street on Thursday
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:09 GMT

These 2020 Democrats want 'Medicare for All' – but without ditching private insurance

Three candidates calling for a mixed approach also co-sponsored Sen. Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare for All' bill.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:00 GMT

Companies have been buying back massive amounts of stock this year

As buybacks hit records last year (about $800 billion) a predictable political backlash developed: corporations were spending too much of their free cash flow buying back stock and should spend more investing in their businesses.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 10:37 GMT

Iranian forces seize foreign oil tanker, crew: Iran state TV

Iran's state TV says Revolutionary Guard forces have seized a foreign tanker with 12 crew accused of smuggling oil.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 10:34 GMT

Morgan Stanley beats profit estimates as rising stocks benefit wealth management and fund business

Under CEO James Gorman, Morgan Stanley has emphasized its wealth management division, a far steadier business than its trading operations.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 10:30 GMT

EU Commission fines Qualcomm for second time over market abuse

Qualcomm, the world's no.1 chipmaker, was fined 242 million euros ($272 million) on Thursday for blocking a rival from the market about a decade ago, its second EU antitrust penalty.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 10:09 GMT

Raymond James upgrades Apple on 'increased conviction in a 5G iPhone'

Raymond James upgraded Apple and said its most recent checks show Apple is preparing to bring a 5G iPhone to a wider range of models than previously thought.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 09:56 GMT

Trump slams congresswomen as crowd roars, 'Send her back!'

A combative President Donald Trump turned his campaign rally Wednesday into an extended dissection of the liberal views of the women of color.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 09:51 GMT

Josh Brown: Sometimes the best returns come from CEOs you've never heard of

Some of the greatest stock returns of all time came from companies being run by press-shy executives who were content to work away from the public eye.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 09:30 GMT

US Sen. Schumer asks FBI, FTC to probe Russia's FaceApp over security concerns


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 09:22 GMT

What Brexit could mean for the US economy

Economists have predicted what Brexit means for the U.S. economy and its financial markets when (and if) the U.K. finally leaves the EU.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 05:05 GMT

China will not use its Treasury holdings as a weapon against the US, says expert

China has other "weapons" in its trade battle with U.S. and selling off Treasurys will not be one of them, says Lowy Institute's Richard McGregor.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 04:45 GMT

Arson suspected as fire engulfs Japanese animation studio; at least 23 feared dead

Fire swept through an animation studio in Japan and 23 people were feared killed and scores injured, with the cause suspected to have been arson.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 04:38 GMT

Investors should look at these countries that are 'still growing' amid the trade war, analyst says

Andrew Gillan of Janus Henderson Investors says he likes markets in the Philippines and Indonesia, and explains why it's difficult to invest in Vietnam despite its attractiveness.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 04:35 GMT

N26, the online bank backed by Peter Thiel, is now worth $3.5 billion

Germany online bank N26 said it raised a huge $170 million in additional funding, valuing the six-year-old fintech start-up at $3.5 billion.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 04:00 GMT

The Fed 'shouldn't use all their firepower immediately,' says CIO

Deutsche Bank Wealth Management's global chief investment officer predicted the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates twice in the next 12 months, but chances of a four-time rate cut are less.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 03:51 GMT

Facebook needs to drop Libra and buy Square, Jim Cramer says

"It's clearly doing more harm than good," the "Mad Money" host says. Instead Facebook should buy Square for $70 billion and expand the payments network worldwide.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 22:48 GMT

House holds AG Barr, Commerce Secretary Ross in contempt over census fight

Barr and Ross had defied Democrats' subpoenas related to the Trump administration's efforts to add a citizenship question to the census.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 22:29 GMT

Silicon Valley has found its presidential candidate in Andrew Yang

Silicon Valley workers say they gravitate toward Yang, who is running for president as a Democrat, because of his approach to research and understanding of tech's moral dilemmas.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 22:01 GMT

House kills Trump impeachment resolution even as Democratic support grows

The House voted to table a resolution to start impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump introduced by Rep. Al Green.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 21:40 GMT

Netflix just missed hard on the only number that matters — international subscriber growth

Netflix can sustain its lofty valuation only if global subscriber growth can support increasing content spending and debt.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 20:39 GMT

Prosecutors drop groping case against actor Kevin Spacey after accuser becomes unavailable

Prosecutors in Masschusetts have dropped a criminal case against actor Kevin Spacey, who had been accused of groping an 18-year-old man.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 20:31 GMT

IBM reports better-than-expected earnings, maintains full-year guidance

IBM's year-over-year revenue has now declined for four quarters in a row. Impact from Red Hat is not yet factored into the company's guidance.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 19:30 GMT

Netflix tanks after whiffing on global paid subscribers

The company blamed its Q2 content slate and price increases for the subscriber miss.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 19:30 GMT

Jeff Bezos: I spend my billions on space because we're destroying Earth

"We are in the process of destroying this planet," says Amazon and Blue Origin CEO Jeff Bezos. "And we have sent robotic probes to every planet in the solar system — this is the good one."
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:33 GMT

Facebook will never break through with Oculus, says one of the VR company's co-founders

Jack McCauley was one of the six Oculus co-founders, but he's also one of its biggest bears, telling CNBC he doesn't think there's a market for virtual reality video gaming.
Sun, 14 Jul 2019 12:30 GMT

Netflix taps the BBC for its new marketing chief

Netflix appointed Jackie Lee-Joe as chief marketing officer (CMO) on Friday, filling a key role as the company faces increased streaming competition.
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 09:21 GMT