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Typhoon Hagibis Pummels Japan, Killing At Least 33

Fighting In Northeastern Syria Has Already Displaced Over 130,000 People, UN Warns

Hundreds Of ISIS Supporters Escape As Turkish Troops Near Kurdish-Held Syrian Town

2 People Shot After Gunman Opened Fire During N.H. Church Wedding Service

Man Opened Fire In Chicago Apartment Complex, Killing 4 Neighbors: Police

I Ignored The Urgency Of Addressing Climate Change. Then My House Caught On Fire.

Defense Secretary: Trump Has Ordered U.S. Troops To Leave Northern Syria

Simone Biles Sets All-Time Medal Record At Gymnastics Worlds

Texas Cop Fatally Shoots Black Woman In Her Own Home During Welfare Check, Police Say

Business

GM Losses Due To Strike Top An Estimated $1 Billion

General Motors has missed out on $1.13 billion in profits due to the 25-day strike that has largely shut down its U.S. production facilities, according to a new economic analysis. The Lansing, Michigan-based Anderson Economic Group also estimates that workers have lost around $624 million in wages since the strike

CEO Calls Out Billionaire Ken Fisher’s Remarks About Jeffrey Epstein, Genitalia

Attendees of a summit for senior executives said that a fireside chat with investment analyst Ken Fisher went off the rails Tuesday, as the billionaire reportedly used his time to rant about genitalia, Jeffrey Epstein and the immorality of charities, among other off-color comments. Fisher, the founder and chairman of

Autoworkers’ Labor Negotiations Take ‘Turn For The Worse’

DETROIT (Reuters) – Talks for a new four-year labor contract between General Motors Co (GM.N) and its striking workers took a “turn for the worse” on Sunday after the United Auto Workers rejected the largest U.S. automaker’s latest offer but the two sides were still talking. GM made an offer

Apple CEO Tim Cook Defends DACA To Supreme Court

Tech giant Apple is fighting for its employees who are Dreamers by going against the Trump administration’s attempts to get of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. CEO Tim Cook and Senior Vice President Deirdre O’Brien filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court on Wednesday to voice the

How To Harness The Power Of ‘Tech-Charged’ Purpose

This article is part of a series of op-eds by CEOs of companies participating in CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, the largest CEO-led business coalition focused on advancing diversity and inclusion in the U.S. By Shannon Schuyler, Chief Purpose and Inclusion Officer, PwC U.S. Six years ago, Patricia Miller

Politics

Germany Shooter ‘Would Have Killed More People’ With Access To Better Guns

The man accused of shooting two people to death in Halle, Germany, this week shares a lot of characteristics with American mass shooters: He’s a bigot with delusions of grandeur, and is part of an online community that fervently supports his hate. But one thing that set him apart ―

Former Ambassador To Ukraine Says Trump Pressured State Department To Fire Her

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told lawmakers Friday that President Donald Trump pressured the State Department to oust her from her position. Yovanovitch said in an opening statement obtained by The Associated Press that she was “abruptly” recalled in May and told the president had

Appeals Court Rules House Democrats Can Subpoena Trump’s Financial Records

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday upheld a subpoena that House Democrats sent to President Donald Trump’s accounting firm for his financial records and tax returns. The court issued a 2-1 ruling that the House Oversight & Reform Committee has the constitutional authority to investigate wrongdoing by the president

A Progressive Congressman’s Oversight Of Donald Trump Inspires Challenge From The Left

The case for some progressive primary challenges is obvious.  Those are the races where an incumbent Democrat in a safe seat has racked up a conservative voting record out of step with their constituents, used their seat for self-enrichment, or otherwise lost touch with their district. The theory behind challenging

The ‘Glass Floor’ Is Keeping America’s Richest Idiots At The Top

In 2014, Zach Dell launched a dating app called Thread. It was nearly identical to Tinder: Users created a profile, uploaded photos and swiped through potential matches.  The only twist on the formula was that Thread was restricted to university students and explicitly designed to produce relationships rather than hookups. The