School Shooting's Survivors Cry As Florida House Rejects Talks On Assault Weapon Ban

February 21st, 2018 by admin No comments »

School Shooting's Survivors Cry As Florida House Rejects Talks On Assault Weapon Ban

Survivors of last week’s school shooting in Florida were brought to tears as state lawmakers refused to debate a gun control measure in Tallahassee on Tuesday.

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Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Trump, inexplicably, says he has 'been much tougher on Russia than Obama'

February 21st, 2018 by admin No comments »

Trump, inexplicably, says he has 'been much tougher on Russia than Obama'

President Trump declared on Tuesday that he has been “much tougher on Russia” than President Barack Obama, despite evidence that the opposite is true.

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Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Democrats Flip Kentucky State House Seat Where Trump Won Overwhelmingly

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Democrats Flip Kentucky State House Seat Where Trump Won Overwhelmingly

Democrats flipped a GOP-held Kentucky state House seat on Tuesday, handing the party its 37th state legislative pickup nationwide since Donald Trump won the presidency.

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Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

How Pennsylvania's new districts could impact Congress

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How Pennsylvania's new districts could impact Congress

After a lengthy court battle over gerrymandering, Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court redrew the state’s districts . MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki explains how the new map could prove to be a big win for Democrats.

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Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

How matching money turbo-charges U.S. retirement savings

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How matching money turbo-charges U.S. retirement savings
CHICAGO – After turning miserly when the Great Recession began nearly 10 years ago, U.S. employers are loosening their purse strings and giving workers more money to boost retirement savings.

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Reuters: Money

Scottish whisky distillers see glass half full on Brexit

February 21st, 2018 by admin No comments »

Scottish whisky distillers see glass half full on Brexit
Scotch whisky makers were among the most fervent industry advocates for staying in the European Union, but if Britain cannot get the new trade deal it wants with the EU, distillers would prefer a clean break. Kate King reports.

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Reuters Video: Business

More Ways Than Ever To Watch The Olympics, But Fewer Americans Are Watching

February 21st, 2018 by admin No comments »

More Ways Than Ever To Watch The Olympics, But Fewer Americans Are Watching
A cross-country skier passes Olympic rings on Feb. 16.

Prime time viewership is lower than it was for the Sochi Winter Games, though NBC is still drawing more viewers in prime time than its competitors.

(Image credit: Carl Court/Getty Images)


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Business : NPR

Vox Media to lay off around 50 staffers in latest round of industry cuts

February 21st, 2018 by admin No comments »

Vox Media to lay off around 50 staffers in latest round of industry cuts
Yet another digital media company is making cuts.
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Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

VW reaches German deal on wages

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VW reaches German deal on wages
Volkswagen has agreed to raise the wages of around 120,000 workers in Germany by 4.3 percent from May, resolving a dispute that had prompted its first strikes since 2004. David Pollard reports.

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Reuters Video: Business

Venezuela's Maduro seeks new hero in 'petro' currency

February 21st, 2018 by admin No comments »

Venezuela's Maduro seeks new hero in 'petro' currency
President Nicolas Maduro has said Venezuela received $735 million in the first day of a pre-sale of the country’s “petro” cryptocurrency. As David Pollard reports, Maduro is hoping the petro will help pull the ailing OPEC member out of an economic tailspin.

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Reuters Video: Business