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Joe: Trump has chosen the wrong side

MSNBC 456 sources

Joe Scarborough shares his thoughts on President Trump's latest remarks about the violence in Charlottesville, saying the president has chosen the wrong side.

ABC13 viewers weigh in on Houston's Confederate statues

ABC13.com 105 sources

In Houston, the "Spirit of the Confederacy" was dedicated at Sam Houston Park back in 1908. Now some people want it removed.

Trump rips Amazon, says it causes 'great damage to tax paying retailers'; shares decline

CNBC 40 sources

Amazon shares decline as Trump blasts the e-commerce giant again on Twitter

US stocks rise as Wall Street awaits the release of Fed meeting summary

CNBC / U.S. 17 sources

U.S. equities traded higher on Wednesday as investors looked ahead to a key release from the Federal Reserve.

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Hope Hicks named White House communications chief

New York Post 23 sources

Hope Hicks, a longtime aide to President Trump, will be named the new White House director of communications, according to a report on Wednesday. Hicks, 28, will fill the post left vacant after Anthony Scaramucci was fired by White House…


Trump: Kim Jong Un made 'very wise' decision to back down

Fox News 19 sources

President Trump said Wednesday that North Korea’s Kim Jong Un made a “very wise” decision in backing down on his threats of a missile attack on Guam, in the U.S. president’s first formal comments on the apparent de-escalation.


US Treasurys lower as investors gear up for Fed minutes release

CNBC / U.S. 31 sources

U.S. government debt prices were lower on Wednesday, as investors turned their attention to the latest Fed minutes.

Confederate monuments removed overnight in Baltimore

The Eagle / News 92 sources

BALTIMORE (AP) — Confederate monuments in Baltimore were quietly removed and hauled away on trucks in darkness early Wednesday, days after a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia that was sparked by plans to take down a similar…


Obama tolerance tweet becomes most liked

BBC / Technology 63 sources

It may be President Trump's communication tool of choice - but it's a tweet by former President Barack Obama that has become the most liked in Twitter's history. The tweet, the first in a series of three, quoted Nelson Mandela and was…

Fiat Chrysler joins BMW and Intel to develop self-driving cars

CNBC / U.S. 37 sources

The addition of FCA gives the BMW/Intel team a boost in the race to develop self-driving cars.


Live blog: Euro sheds value on report Draghi won't rock boat at Jackson Hole

CNBC / World 8 sources

Our live blog is tracking reaction as a reports suggest the ECB president won't yet discuss any fresh policy debate.


Asian shares mixed after U.S. indexes take small losses

CTV News / Business 15 sources

Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after U.S. indexes took small losses as Washington and North Korea indicated their willingness to reduce nuclear tensions.


John Curtis wins Utah GOP primary for Jason Chaffetz's old House seat

The Weekly Standard 54 sources

The Associated Press reported Curtis defeated two challengers — former state lawmaker Chris Herrod and Tanner Ainge, a business consultant a...


Netflix Co-Founder’s Crazy Plan: Pay $10 a Month, Go to ...

Bloomberg / World 4 sources

As movie theaters struggle with tepid sales, Mitch Lowe has an extreme proposal for how to get more people into seats: Let them come to all the showings ...


Luther Strange, Roy Moore head to GOP Senate primary runoff in Alabama

Washington Times 103 sources

Sen. Luther Strange, former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore head to GOP primary runoff for Senate seat.

Bishop: Tree plaques in Brooklyn honoring Gen. Lee to be removed

Newsday 21 sources

Two plaques honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that mark a maple tree outside a Brooklyn church will be removed Wednesday, the spiritual leader of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island said Tuesday.


Wells Fargo Picks First Woman to Lead Board

NBC News / News 30 sources

It's the latest reshuffling since Wells Fargo paid $185 million last year in a scandal over millions of fake accounts it opened in customers' names.


Donald Trump Defends People Who Attended White Supremacist Rally In Charlottesville (Plus A Whole Lot More)

The Huffington Post 47 sources

President Donald Trump defended his initial statement on the white supremacist conflict in Charlottesville, Virginia, blasted protesters “on both sides” and argued against taking down Confederate statues on Tuesday.


Sheriff pursuing felonies after Confederate statue torn down

ABC News / U.S. 54 sources

A sheriff says protesters will face felony charges for toppling a nearly century-old Confederate statue in front of a North Carolina government building

CBO: Higher premiums if Trump stops Obamacare subsidies

Newsday / Nation 89 sources

People buying individual health care policies would face sharply higher premiums, and some may be left with no insurance options if President Donald Trump makes good on his threat to stop "Obamacare" payments to insurers, congressional…

Tuesday, Aug 15

Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank says he is leaving Trump's manufacturing council

CNBC / U.S. 697 sources

Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank said Monday evening he is leaving Trump's manufacturing council.

Trump says 'blame on both sides' in bizarre Charlottesville rant

NY Daily News 456 sources

President Trump lashed out at the “alt-left” when pressed on his lackluster condemnation of white supremacists after violence in Virginia.

Global Markets: Asian shares, dollar rally as North Korea blinks

Reuters 463 sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares rose and the dollar rallied on Tuesday after North Korea's leader signalled that he would delay plans to fire a missile near Guam, easing tensions and prompting investors to move back into beaten-down riskier…

In Trump We Trust? Three More CEOs Turn Backs on CEO President

Bloomberg 303 sources

Could America’s first CEO president lose America’s CEOs? It was a question that came to the fore again Monday when first Merck & Co.’s Kenneth Frazier, then Under Armour Inc.’s Kevin Plank and Intel Corp.’s Brian Krzanich stepped down from…

Monday, Aug 14

Denver responds to violence in Charlottesville with peaceful gathering in City Park

The Denver Post 203 sources

With about a day's notice, approximately 1,000 protesters gathered at the MLK statue in Denver's City Park on Sunday afternoon. They came with signs, matching shirts and exasperation that had risen from the aftermath of Saturday's violence…

Trump finally condemns Charlottesville racism, days after violence

The Guardian 734 sources

After widespread criticism over initial response to white nationalists, Trump says: ‘Racism is evil and those who cause violence in its name are criminals’

GoDaddy to Pull Plug on Daily Stormer After Article Mocks Charlottesville Victim

NBC News / News 222 sources

Domain hosting company GoDaddy said Monday that neo-Nazi website the Daily Stormer has 24 hours to find a new provider before its service is canceled following the publication of a disparaging article about the woman killed in the…

Shonda Rhimes signs deal with Netflix, new shows on the horizon

WCVB.com 133 sources

The streaming service announced late Sunday that Rhimes’ Shondaland production company is moving to Netflix.

Sunday, Aug 13

Charlottesville: man charged with murder was pictured at neo-Nazi rally

The Guardian 146 sources

Pictures from earlier on day of clashes show James Fields with white supremacist group Vanguard America

One dead after violent clashes at white nationalist rally

The Hill 1766 sources

One person was killed and 19 others were injured when a car plowed into a group of people protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., turning a day of violent demonstrations into a tragedy that rocked th...

'Annabelle' scares up $35 million during opening weekend

WCVB.com 56 sources

Horror film 'Annabelle' scared up $35 million during its opening weekend.

Saturday, Aug 12

Trump Threatens Venezuela With Possible 'Military Option'

The Huffington Post 232 sources

“The people are suffering and they are dying. We have many options for Venezuela including a possible military option if necessary.” U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday threatened military intervention in Venezuela, a surprise escalation…

Trump to China: Trade probe is coming

CNN / Money 62 sources

President Trump on Friday night informed China's leader that he's preparing to order an investigation into Chinese trade practices next week, a senior administration official told CNN.

China's Xi Seeks to Calm North Korea Tensions in Trump Call

Bloomberg / News 123 sources

China’s President Xi Jinping moved to calm growing tensions over North Korea, telling U.S. Presient Donald Trump in a phone call that all sides should maintain restraint and avoid inflammatory comments. Xi’s comments, reported by China’s…

State of Emergency Declared in Charlottesville After Protests Turn Violent

Protests of a plan to remove a statue of a Confederate general led to clashes that left several injured.

Friday, Aug 11

Is Travis Kalanick a Dead Weight?

Slate Magazine 130 sources

Will Travis Kalanick, the ousted CEO of Uber, ever get a break? Probably not. And he’s probably had enough breaks in his life, anyway.

North Korea warns of nuclear war, Trump says U.S. is 'locked and loaded'

Reuters 296 sources

BEDMINSTER, N.J./BEIJING (Reuters) - President Donald Trump issued a new threat to North Korea on Friday, saying what he called U.S. military solutions were "locked and loaded" as Pyongyang accused him of driving the Korean peninsula to…

Trump: Maybe threat on North Korea wasn't 'tough enough'

The Hill 212 sources

President Trump on Thursday ramped up his war of words against North Korea over its nuclear program, saying his warning of "fire and fury" against the rogue nation "may not be tough enough."Even as he underlined hi...

Trump declares US opioid pain drugs national emergency

BBC / US / Canada 178 sources

Painkillers that are claiming four times as many lives now as 20 years ago.