Archive for June, 2017

‘This is not okay’: Congresswomen blast Trump for attacking Mika Brzezinski’s appearance

June 30th, 2017

‘This is not okay’: Congresswomen blast Trump for attacking Mika Brzezinski’s appearance

A growing list of congresswomen criticized President Trump on Thursday after he attacked “Morning Joe” co-hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough.

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Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Trump’s attack on Brzezinski’s appearance should come as no surprise

June 30th, 2017

Trump’s attack on Brzezinski’s appearance should come as no surprise

Anyone surprised by President Trump’s tweeted attack on Mika Brzezinski early Thursday must have missed the 2016 presidential campaign.

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Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Low Gas Prices Lead Millions Of People To Plan Summer Travel

June 30th, 2017

Low Gas Prices Lead Millions Of People To Plan Summer Travel

Gas prices are the lowest for summer in more than decade, and that’s leading millions of people to plan to load up the kids in the minivan or SUV and hit the road this summer.


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Economy : NPR

CNN’s Ana Navarro calls Trump a ‘crazy, lunatic, 70-year-old man-baby’

June 30th, 2017

CNN’s Ana Navarro calls Trump a ‘crazy, lunatic, 70-year-old man-baby’

CNN’s Ana Navarro calls Trump a ‘crazy, lunatic, 70-year-old man-baby’“You are now the president of the United States. The commander in chief. And you need to stop acting like a mean girl.”

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Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Ukraine Cyberattack Wasn't Really About Ransom, Security Experts Say

June 30th, 2017

Ukraine Cyberattack Wasn't Really About Ransom, Security Experts Say
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Although the virus that spread through government and commercial computers Tuesday looked like ransomware, cyber experts say it was a “wiper” intended to erase data and disrupt business.

(Image credit: Efrem Lukatsky/AP)


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Economy : NPR

Sarah Huckabee Sanders does her best to defend Trump’s attack on Mika Brzezinski

June 30th, 2017

Sarah Huckabee Sanders does her best to defend Trump’s attack on Mika Brzezinski

Sarah Huckabee Sanders does her best to defend Trump’s attack on Mika BrzezinskiWhite House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders sparred with reporters Thursday over President Trump’s incendiary tweets attacking the hosts of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”

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Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Big U.S. banks pack results into one day, overwhelming analysts

June 30th, 2017

Big U.S. banks pack results into one day, overwhelming analysts
(Reuters) – For the fourth straight quarter, several of the biggest U.S. banks are reporting earnings on the same day, setting up a situation that overwhelms analysts covering the industry.

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Reuters: Money

U.S. fund managers seek consumer stocks that Amazon can't conquer

June 30th, 2017

U.S. fund managers seek consumer stocks that Amazon can't conquer
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc’s game-changing move to upend the grocery business with a surprise deal to buy Whole Foods Market Inc compounds a problem already vexing fund managers: how to…

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Reuters: Money

Wells Fargo unit hires new head of U.S. portfolio solutions

June 30th, 2017

Wells Fargo unit hires new head of U.S. portfolio solutions
(Reuters) – Wells Fargo Asset Management named Jonathan Hobbs as head of U.S. portfolio solutions and Kevin Kneafsey as a senior investment strategist with the multi-asset client solutions group.

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Reuters: Money

New Rules Against Animal Cruelty Raise The Stake For India's Beef Wars

June 30th, 2017

New Rules Against Animal Cruelty Raise The Stake For India's Beef Wars
Many upper caste Hindus consider the cow holy and have long rallied to ban beef eating. Critics of the government see the new animal cruelty rules as an effort to cater to these demands.

The rules ban cattle sale for slaughter at livestock markets and come at a time of escalating tensions between Hindu extremists and beef-eating minorities. They could also hurt India’s beef exports.

(Image credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)


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Economy : NPR