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Volcano's gassy, glassy 'laze' a new threat for Hawaii


Authorities warned that lava flows reaching the Pacific Ocean could produce noxious clouds of acid fumes, steam, and tiny, glass-like particles.

US Treasurys mixed as investors await key auctions

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U.S. government debt prices were mixed Monday, as investors awaited the release of Treasury Department auctions.

Dow is set to leap more than 200 points at the open after US-China trade war is placed 'on hold'

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U.S. stock index futures pointed to triple-digit gains at the open Monday, after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the prospect of a trade war was 'on hold.'

Ryanair CEO says some airlines will not 'survive' the winter due to elevated oil prices

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The chief of budget airline Ryanair said Monday he fully expects some of his European rivals to file for bankruptcy over the coming months.

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Venezuela's President Maduro wins election but could face sanctions

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Turnout at the election was just 46.1 percent, the election board said, down from the 80 percent in 2013.


DoJ to probe whether there was politically motivated FBI surveillance during 2016 campaign

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President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would demand an investigation into whether the FBI had placed surveillance on his 2016 campaign — and whether such activity was ordered by his predecessor.


Mueller's office said to tell Giuliani that the Trump-Russia obstruction probe will wrap up by Sept.


Robert Mueller's office may complete its probe into alleged ties between Russia and President Trump by September 1st.


GE nears deal to merge transportation unit with Wabtec, sources tell Reuters

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General Electric is nearing a deal to merge its transportation business, which manufactures

Here's why women's sneakers sales are growing at a rapid clip

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With increased options across all shoe categories, women are choosing comfort. Sneaker sales grew 37 percent in 2017, while high heels fell 11 percent in the same period.


As California's homelessness grows, the crisis emerges as a major issue in state's gubernatorial race


California's chronic homelessness problem has emerged as major issue in this year's governor's race in the state.


Treasury Secretary Mnuchin declares US-China trade war 'on hold' as both sides work toward agreement

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The US and China have agreed to drop their tariff threats on billions of dollars worth of each country's goods

How to record the screen on your Mac

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CNBC will walk you through how to take a screenshot on your Mac and even how to record video of your Mac's display.


Why the VA became a lightning rod for controversy


The VA has been accused of being too bureaucratic. But it hasn’t always been struggling. So just when did things go so wrong for the VA?


Elon Musk drops specifications for Model 3 upgrade: 'Quicker than a BMW M3' and easier to handle

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Musk hinted on Saturday at working on new bells and whistles for Tesla's Model 3.

Sunday, May 20

Cougar kills 1 mountain biker, injures 2nd near Seattle

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Two friends on a mountain bike ride 30 miles east of Seattle were attacked by the animal.

EU could compensate firms hit by US sanctions over Iran: French finance minister

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Bruno Le Maire referred to EU rules going back to 1996 which he said could allow the EU to intervene.

Saturday, May 19

Tech investors take a Warren Buffett approach to raising money for blood cancer research

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Over two decades after his lymphoma diagnosis, venture capitalist David Lee is encouraging tech investors to take a novel approach to philanthropy.

Inside the training camp where Google shares its A.I. secrets with Alphabet-invested companies

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As it battles to stand out in late-stage investing, Alphabet's CapitalG is throwing a new machine learning marathon for its portfolio companies.

Cohen lawyers object to Stormy Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti intervening in New York case


Cohen is under federal criminal investigation for, among other things, a $130,000 payment to the porn star Stormy Daniels in exchange for her silence about an alleged affair with President Trump in 2006.

Trump may give in on China trade to get North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, says former ambassador


President Donald Trump is mixing three issues that should not be mixed: trade, foreign policy and enforcement, says Max Baucus.

Friday, May 18

Bill Gates says read this book if you want to be a better manager

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Google, Amazon and Netflix use the management trick this book explains.

US birth rates hit record low and diaper, baby bottle companies are feeling the pinch


As birth rates decline, companies that provide baby products are feeling the pinch.

Uber chief product officer to leave in latest executive departure

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Jeff Holden oversaw Uber Elevate, the company's flying car operation.

'Outrageous' drug prices are a fair trade issue: Mt. Sinai CEO


The Trump administration should address the high cost of prescription drugs in trade negotiations, Mt. Sinai CEO Kenneth Davis says.

Thursday, May 17

Billionaire restaurant owner Tilman Fertitta moves into food delivery: 'Consumer tells us what to do'


Billionaire restaurant owner gets into the food delivery business with the purchase of Waitr for $308 million.

Iraq’s election result is a backlash against foreign influence — and a curveball for the US and Iran

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Muqtada al-Sadr is in the rare position of opposing both the U.S. and Iran, his win reflecting the demand for an Iraqi state run by Iraqis.

After New Yorker's racist rant goes viral, his law firm gets pummeled with 1-star Yelp reviews

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New York lawyer Aaron Schlossberg got pummeled on Yelp after his racist rant went viral online.

The US Marine Corps just got its most powerful helicopter ever


The aircraft is manufactured by Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin, and has an estimated unit cost of approximately $122 million.

Wednesday, May 16

SEC sets up fake initial coin offering site to show how easily you can be scammed

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HoweyCoins.com looks like a legitimate website letting investors get in on a digital-coin offering.

Retailers' global expansion cools as businesses get smart about opening new stores


CBRE found that retailers' growth across boarders into new markets fell 2.9 percent in 2017 from a year ago.

Prime members, the new Whole Foods deals start Wednesday

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Amazon is offering Prime members extra 10% off in Whole Foods Stores, along with other perks.

10-year Treasury yield can get to 4 percent before it punishes stocks: J.P. Morgan strategist


The 10-year Treasury yield can get to 3.5 percent with "no trouble at all" for stocks, strategist Samantha Azzarello says.