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After backing Clinton, Google CEO Eric Schmidt jumps on Team Trump

01/18/2017 1:25 PM

Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google parent company Alphabet Inc and a backer of Hillary Clinton, may be courting Republicans ahead of Donald Trump’s presidency.

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Amazon employee fired after sending Hitler message to Jewish customer

01/16/2017 12:17 PM Updated: 1 week ago

A note to a Jewish customer reading “greetings from Adolf Hitler” has led to the firing of an Amazon employee, the Daily Mail reported Monday.  The

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Watch how George Soros lost $1 billion when Trump won

01/12/2017 4:09 PM Updated: 1 week ago
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Art dynasty heir Wildenstein cleared of tax fraud in Paris

01/12/2017 3:32 PM Updated: 1 week ago

Paris (AFP) – The Franco-American patriarch of the Wildenstein art-dealing dynasty was cleared Thursday by a Paris court of massive tax fraud, in a long-running saga

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US job gains slow in December, while November added more jobs than expected

01/06/2017 10:03 AM Updated: 2 weeks ago

Washington (AFP) – Job growth in the world’s largest economy slowed in the final month of 2016 and the already-low unemployment rate rose marginally, the Labor

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Wait, is Mark Zuckerberg actually saying he’s Jewish?

01/02/2017 2:28 PM Updated: 3 weeks ago

On December 25th, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted a rather innocuous holiday greeting on his wall, wishing his followers “Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah.” This led

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US fines Israeli drugmaker $519 million for foreign bribes

12/23/2016 10:03 AM Updated: 1 month ago

New York (AFP) – Israeli generic drug giant Teva will pay $519 million to settle charges that it paid bribes to foreign officials to win business

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Trump-adviser Carl Icahn: “I sort of believe that you need a rule of law”

12/23/2016 9:33 AM Updated: 1 month ago

  Washington (AFP) – Carl Icahn, a newly named adviser to President-elect Donald Trump, said Thursday that burdensome US regulations were hindering free enterprise, and oil

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Google eyes fix after snafu on Holocaust denial

12/22/2016 2:33 PM Updated: 1 month ago

Washington (AFP) – Google said Tuesday it was working to refine its algorithm to weed out “non-authoritative” information after a British news report showed a Holocaust

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Reports: Jared Kushner trying to sell Observer to Trump-friendly tabloid

12/22/2016 12:53 PM

  Alexandra Steigrad with Women’s Wear Daily reported yesterday that President-elect Donald Trump’s key adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner is attempting to sell Observer Media, publisher

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Who benefits from Trump stock rally and for how long?

12/19/2016 7:03 AM Updated: 1 month ago

  New York (AFP) – As the Dow nears 20,000 amid a Trump rally, longtime financial insiders see a difference compared with prior Wall Street landmarks:

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CM Greenfield brings housing expertise to Israel

12/16/2016 12:43 PM Updated: 1 month ago

  David Greenfield represents Midwood, Borough Park and Bensonhurst in the New York City Council, but this past week found him very far away from the 44th

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Facebook will let users report fake news

12/16/2016 12:03 PM Updated: 1 month ago

  Washington (AFP) – Facebook on Thursday unveiled a tool that allows users to report fake news, a move aimed at stemming a wave of misinformation

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Amazon completes its first drone delivery

12/15/2016 7:03 AM Updated: 1 month ago

Washington (AFP) – Amazon said Wednesday it completed its first delivery by drone, in what the global online giant hopes will become a trend in automated

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Fed raises key interest rate, as expected

12/14/2016 2:33 PM Updated: 1 month ago

  Washington (AFP) – The US Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised the benchmark interest rate by a quarter percentage point as expected, citing an improving economy,

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Neo-Nazi site is still first google result for “did the Holocaust happen”

12/13/2016 4:43 PM Updated: 1 month ago

  Try googling “did the holocaust happen,” and the first result you’ll get is neo-Nazi site Stormfront with a post called “Top 10 reasons why the

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With new appointment, Trump’s cabinet is a “Goldman government”

12/13/2016 10:00 AM Updated: 1 month ago

  New York (AFP) – Gary Cohn, tapped Monday by President-elect Donald Trump to head the White House’s National Economic Council, is second-in-command at investment banking

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City, unions site last week’s construction death as sign of industry-wide problem

12/12/2016 1:32 PM Updated: 1 month ago

  New York City’s buildings and investigation departments are currently investigating the death last week of construction worker Wilfredo Enriques, but both City and union officials are already calling for

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Turning point as social media tackles online ‘terror’

12/07/2016 11:40 AM Updated: 1 month ago

  Washington (AFP) – Facing mounting pressure to use their technological clout to curb the spread of jihadist propaganda, major US social networks have finally joined

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What Trump’s Deal With Carrier Means for the U.S.

12/02/2016 2:30 PM Updated: 1 month ago

  During Donald Trump’s campaign, he vowed to stop companies from offshoring and promised to bring jobs back to the US. It seems as if Trump is