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'DO NOT CONGRATULATE' tells you everything you need to know about Donald Trump's psyche

When President Donald Trump called Vladimir Putin on Tuesday morning, he congratulated the Russian leader on his re-election as President.

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 01:49:58 GMT

Stormy Daniels polygraph report released

Stormy Daniels was "truthful about having unprotected vaginal intercourse with Donald Trump in July 2006," according to a polygraph test report sent to CNN by Daniels' attorney, Michael Avenatti.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 22:56:38 GMT

Stormy Daniels' polygraph report

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 21:49:20 GMT

Former Playboy model who alleges affair with Trump sues company that didn't publish her story

A former Playboy model who allegedly had a nine-month affair with President Donald Trump is suing the company that kept her original account from publication, The New York Times reported Tuesday.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 22:17:52 GMT

3 Trump-related lawsuits: Porn star, Playboy model, harassment accuser

If you have been trying to keep up with the various legal battles brewing around President Donald Trump over his pre-presidential treatment of and relationships with women, today was especially busy. And that's saying something.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 23:15:28 GMT

Rep. Dan Lipinski holds narrow lead over progressive challenger in Illinois primary

Rep. Dan Lipinski, a centrist, anti-abortion Democrat, holds a narrow lead over his progressive challenger, Marie Newman, in Tuesday's primary contest to represent a Chicago-area House seat.

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 04:38:59 GMT

Washington Post: Bannon part of Cambridge Analytica program that collected Facebook data

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon presided over a program at Cambridge Analytica that had the objective of collecting Facebook data to create voter profiles, a former employee of the data science firm told The Washington Post on Tuesday.

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 02:50:34 GMT

Billionaire Pritzker, incumbent Rauner to face off in Illinois governor's race

Billionaire J.B. Pritzker will win the Democratic nomination for Illinois governor, CNN projects.

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 04:21:02 GMT

Trump: Saccone 'didn't quite make it'

President Donald Trump said Rick Saccone lost the Pennsylvania special election, despite the fact that he has not yet conceded the race.

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 04:47:46 GMT

Holocaust denier is officially the GOP nominee in Chicago-area House race

A Holocaust denier is now officially the Republican nominee in a Chicago-area House race after running unopposed in Tuesday's primary.

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 04:37:52 GMT

WaPo: Trump ignored briefing materials that said not to congratulate Putin

US President Donald Trump congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election despite the warnings from multiple national security advisers and briefing materials that said "DO NOT CONGRATULATE," The Washington Post reported Tuesday evening.

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:23:59 GMT

This isn't your father's Democratic Party

The face of the Democratic Party has changed radically in the last two decades, becoming far more female, non-white, young, college-educated and liberal, according to data from the Pew Research Center out Tuesday.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 23:26:54 GMT

Cambridge Analytica suspends CEO Alexander Nix after undercover recordings air

Cambridge Analytica, the embattled data analytics company best known for its work on President Donald Trump's campaign, has suspended its CEO Alexander Nix in the wake of undercover reports showing him discussing potential bribery and entrapment.

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 01:54:14 GMT

Former GOP White House official: Evangelicals' mulligan defense of Trump is 'complete hypocrisy'

He served under Presidents Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and George W. Bush, but under Donald Trump's presidency, Peter Wehner says things are different.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:55:11 GMT

Ex-Solicitor General Olson will not join Trump legal team

Former Solicitor General Ted Olson will not join President Donald Trump's legal team, a partner of Olson's legal firm said Tuesday.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:59:11 GMT

Saudi prince's White House visit continues Kushner courtship

When Donald Trump stepped into the White House in 2017, the President gave his son-in-law-turned-senior-aide Jared Kushner considerable power in trying to strike a deal for Middle East peace. Enter Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, another anointed son looking to make a name for himself after his father gave him considerable power.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:33:14 GMT

Mueller team gives Trump lawyers more details of what they want to talk to President about

As President Donald Trump's reaction to special counsel Robert Mueller grows more irate by the day, attorneys on both sides sat down last week in a rare face-to-face discussion about the topics investigators could inquire of the President. It was the first in-person meeting after several weeks of informal discussions between the two sides, according to two sources familiar with the talks.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 16:21:01 GMT

Grassley blocks top spy lawyer's confirmation over whistleblower rights concerns

Last week, quietly and without fanfare, Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley blocked President Donald Trump's nominee to be the intelligence community's top lawyer, the General Counsel of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Jason Klitenic.

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 02:57:57 GMT

How Mark Zuckerberg went from 2020 darling to political scourge

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 02:49:25 GMT

Chris Liddell named a new deputy White House chief of staff

Chris Liddell, the former chief financial officer at Microsoft and General Motors, has been tapped to serve as deputy chief of staff for policy coordination, the White House announced on Monday.

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 16:31:02 GMT

White House gearing up for bruising fight to confirm Trump's CIA pick

The White House and the CIA are preparing to fight a fierce battle over the nomination of President Donald Trump's pick to head the agency, Gina Haspel, who is already facing strong opposition over her participation in Bush-era interrogation programs.

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:07:09 GMT

Trump's staffing upheavals come in spurts

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 19:28:38 GMT

Trump admin keeping drug price info under wraps

The Department of Health and Human Services has not updated the databases that show the public how much money the government is paying for drugs, hospitals and physicians.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 21:47:01 GMT

Defamation case against Trump to move forward

A defamation case brought by a former "Apprentice" contestant against President Donald Trump will move forward after a New York judge denied on Tuesday a defense motion to dismiss the case.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 22:09:16 GMT

On Persian New Year, Trump slams Iranian rulers

President Donald Trump had a message to Iranians celebrating Persian New Year, known as Nowruz: Your country's government is corrupt.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 22:56:13 GMT

Trump isn't the only Republican who gave Cambridge Analytica big bucks

Cambridge Analytica, the data company Donald Trump's campaign hired during the 2016 presidential election, has been under a magnifying glass this week after a whistleblower claimed that the firm misused the personal data of about 50 million Facebook users.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 21:19:38 GMT

Trump congratulates Putin on winning reelection, gets slammed by McCain

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin for winning reelection earlier this month, provoking a strong rebuke from GOP Sen. John McCain.

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 02:56:39 GMT

Trump heralds Clinton Foundation program in opioid speech

President Donald Trump, who as a candidate used the Clinton Foundation to slam his opponent Hillary Clinton, heralded an opioid program backed by the Clinton family foundation on Monday in New Hampshire.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 01:29:38 GMT

Melania Trump addresses critics of her anti-cyberbullying campaign head-on

First lady Melania Trump took advantage of an organized roundtable event with technology executives to address those who have criticized her for taking on a platform that includes cyberbullying.

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 02:59:48 GMT

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Rauner, Pritzker win Illinois primaries, will square off in governor's race

In a race that came down to the wire, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner pulled out a win over an insurgent state legislator in Tuesday’s Republican primary, while businessman J.B. Pritzker cruised to victory in the Democratic contest.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 04:00:00 GMT

Illinois GOP Gov. Rauner in close primary race, Pritzker wins Democratic nomination

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner was locked in a tight Republican primary battle with an insurgent state legislator Tuesday evening, while businessman J.B. Pritzker was projected to cruise to victory in the Democratic contest.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 03:00:00 GMT

Trump hits 'Pelosi Democrats,' 'low-IQ' Maxine Waters, vows Republicans 'will keep the House' at NRCC dinner

President Trump predicted Tuesday night that Republicans "will keep the House majority" after November's midterm elections -- and warned of dire consequences if they didn't.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 02:45:00 GMT

Paul Ryan: 'Hollowed out' US military needs spending boost following recent crashes

With another potential government shutdown looming, the Speaker of the House wants to make sure the U.S. military is not shortchanged after more deadly crashes in the past week killed nine American servicemen, which the Wisconsin Republican blamed on years of budget cuts.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 01:00:00 GMT

Trump lambasts Dems on sanctuary cities, saying their 'priority is to protect criminals'

President Donald Trump on Tuesday tore into Democrats who back so-called “sanctuary cities,” saying at a White House roundtable that their priority is to protect criminals, not law-abiding Americans.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 22:09:00 GMT

Stormy Daniels offers proof she passed polygraph as Playboy model Karen McDougal sues to end silence on Trump

Playboy model Karen McDougal on Tuesday sued to be released from a 2016 agreement requiring her to keep quiet about an alleged tryst she claims she had with Trump, as newly released records showed that porn star Stephanie Clifford, better known as Stormy Daniels, passed a 2011 polygraph test in which she claims she had unprotected sex with President Trump in 2006.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 22:00:00 GMT

Judge allows 'Apprentice' contestant's defamation suit against Trump to proceed

A former contestant on “The Apprentice” will have her day in court after a New York judge ruled in favor of a defamation lawsuit again President Donald Trump on Tuesday saying the case can proceed.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:00:00 GMT

GOP governor braces for Illinois primary

Hold on tight.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 19:47:00 GMT

Judge temporarily blocks Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban

A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked a new Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks' gestation — the most restrictive abortion law in the United States.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 19:45:00 GMT

Illegal immigrants, who dodged California ICE raid after Dem mayor's tip-off, re-arrested for new crimes

Three illegal immigrants, who escaped capture after Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf blew the whistle on a raid by federal immigration authorities last month, have since been re-arrested for new crimes including robbery and spousal abuse, ICE officials said.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 19:45:00 GMT

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Asian stocks trade cautiously higher ahead of expected Fed rate hike

Asian markets gained on Wednesday, with markets focused on the Federal Reserve after it kicked off its March meeting.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 04:17 GMT

Biden could be a 'pretty serious' Trump opponent, but Democrats won't go there, Reince Priebus says

Joe Biden could be a "pretty serious" candidate to challenge Donald Trump for the White House, Reince Priebus said.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 04:09 GMT

How one reporter's question in Beijing led to demands for a US investigation

A video sparked an online petition in the United States to investigate a California news outlet's links to Beijing.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 03:22 GMT

Reince Priebus says he doubts claims about Cambridge Analytica's importance to Trump campaign

"As far as we're concerned, RNC data was the driver," the former chief of staff said about the Trump campaign.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 03:21 GMT

Alt-coin bear market is over, but bitcoin is still the best bet: Wall Street's Tom Lee

The bear market for small-cap cryptocurrencies may be over, but Tom Lee still says to invest in the likes of bitcoin.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 01:42 GMT

Trump's trade policies cater to 'a sub-group of the population,' economist says

President Donald Trump's trade policies cater to a specific group of the U.S. population, according to an economist.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 01:20 GMT

Authorities: New bombing reported at Austin Goodwill store

Emergency teams were responding to another reported explosion in Austin, this one at a Goodwill store.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 01:03 GMT

China may have just signaled the US product it will retaliate against

U.S. subsidies for its soybean farmers gave them an unfair competitive advantage in selling to China, said Global Times.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:51 GMT

Reince Priebus: Tough trade talk is not populism or nationalism. 'This is Trumpism'

Speaking with CNBC Wednesday in Hong Kong, former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said the Trump administration's tough trade talk is not populism or nationalism — it's "Trumpism."
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:25 GMT

WhatsApp co-founder just told followers to delete Facebook

Amid the turmoil of Cambridge Analytica, WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton told his Twitter followers to delete Facebook.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 23:27 GMT

This small city opted out of California's sanctuary law, and its mayor says more will follow

The small city of Los Alamitos has voted to exempt itself from California's so-called "sanctuary state" law.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 23:17 GMT

Republican Sen. Flake warns impeachment is the 'only' remedy if Trump fires Mueller

Trump raised concerns about Mueller's job security in a series of aggressive tweets over the weekend.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 23:14 GMT

Cramer Remix: Here's how Mark Zuckerberg should respond to Facebook's crisis

Jim Cramer explains why Facebook’s current approach isn’t working and how the company should proceed.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 22:59 GMT

Information is 'the modern-day weapon' and we're always under attack: Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec

Jim Cramer sits down with Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec to discuss Facebook, bitcoin and the importance of data.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 22:47 GMT

It will be hard to remove Mark Zuckerberg as Facebook CEO: Management guru Jeff Sonnenfeld

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is an "emperor for life" and not accountable to anybody, says Yale's Jeff Sonnenfeld.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 22:36 GMT

Driverless cars aren’t safe or ready for the road: Robotics expert

Autonomous vehicle technology isn't ready to hit the road, says robotics experts.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 22:25 GMT

Nordstrom ends talks with Nordstrom family to take company private

The company said its special committee ended discussions because the parties couldn't agree to an "acceptable price."
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 22:05 GMT

Ethical and legal worries form the biggest barrier to autonomous vehicles, analyst says

Autonomous vehicles could save lives, but investors need to think about the ethical and legal implications, says Adam Jonas.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 21:26 GMT

After-hours buzz: FDX, MULE, CRM & more

See which stocks are posting big moves after the bell.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 21:25 GMT

Spotify will spend nearly $450 million on Google's cloud over 3 years

Spotify disclosed on Tuesday that it's spending at least $447 million on Google's cloud over the next three years.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:46 GMT

FedEx launches a service to improve the process of returning packages

FedEx is launching a tool for returns that will help companies track their returned products and analyze trends and customer behavior, the Memphis Business Journal reports.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:43 GMT

Johnson and Johnson CFO Dominic Caruso to retire in September, to be replaced by Joseph Wolk

Johnson & Johnson Chief Financial Officer Dominic Caruso plans to retire in September, the company said Tuesday.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:38 GMT

Salesforce agrees to buy Mulesoft in $6.5 billion deal

Salesforce will pay $44.89 per share for Mulesoft, a 36 percent premium.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:37 GMT

Fed Chairman Powell's first meeting could bring on more market volatility

Fed officials are expected to raise interest rates Wednesday, but it's not clear they'll resolve debate about more hikes.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:30 GMT

Ex-Playboy model sues to void hush deal over alleged Trump tryst

The suit comes weeks after porn star Stormy Daniels sued Trump to void her own hush deal — also over an alleged affair.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:18 GMT

China and Russia are pursuing hypersonic weapons – and the US can't defend against them

America's top nuclear commander says the U.S. doesn't have a defense system in place to counter hypersonic weapons.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:13 GMT

Birth control pill for men shows promise in early study

A birth control pill for men is in the works and it's showing early signs of promise, USA Today reports.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 19:54 GMT

Tesla shareholders vote on Elon Musk's $2.6 billion pay package Wednesday

Tesla's new pay package for Elon Musk has support from major shareholders, but not two proxy advisory firms.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 19:49 GMT

Amazon just passed Alphabet to become the world's second most valuable company

Amazon's rally over the past year has lifted its stock market value passed Alphabet's.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 19:44 GMT

FedEx stock volatile after earnings beat

Results could be driven by a strong peak holiday season and continued growth in e-commerce and time-sensitive shipping.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 19:41 GMT