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Pelosi backs Michigan governor who was the target of a foiled kidnapping attempt, slams Trump's rhetoric as 'irresponsible'

2 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday echoed Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's assertions that President Donald Trump's rhetoric is dangerous and incites violence.
Whitmer was the target of a foiled kidnapping attempt last week. The FBI said the agency has arrested a group of militia members on charges of suspicion to plot to kidnap and hold her hostage. The men behind the foiled attempt had been monitoring Whitmer's vacation home and building bombs, according to the FBI.
Following news of the attempted kidnapping, Trump had not denounced the men allegedly behind the...
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Biden and Harris have awful records. Trump is making it easy for me to vote for them anyway

Biden and Harris have awful records. Trump is making it easy for me to vote for them anyway

2 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris greet supporters outside the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware, at the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention, held virtually amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, on August 20, 2020.
OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris represent much of what I loathe in politicians, particularly the way they've wielded power in the world of criminal justice.
Biden is one of the key architects of the failed, immoral War on Drugs, and a supporter of almost every US military intervention of the past half-century.
Harris, as a district...
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Eric Trump tried to make Biden look corrupt by sharing a picture of a palatial house he claims the Democrat lives in - but Biden sold it 24 years ago

Eric Trump tried to make Biden look corrupt by sharing a picture of a palatial house he claims the Democrat lives in - but Biden sold it 24 years ago

2 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Eric Trump, the son of President Donald Trump, tweeted a picture of a sprawling property he claimed is owned by Joe Biden, evidence of corruption by the Democratic presidential nominee.
But it turns out that Biden hasn't owned the property for 24 years - having bought in 1974 at a bargain price and sold it on, fact-checking site Snopes found.
In the tweet, Trump, who is currently campaigning for his father's reelection, shared the image of the home in Wilmington, Delaware, with the message "the salary of a U.S. Senator is $174,000 per year. This is Joe Biden's...
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24% of New York City's bus and subway workers have contracted COVID-19, and...

24% of New York City's bus and subway workers have contracted COVID-19, and 76% said they personally knew a coworker who died, a new NYU survey finds

Summary List Placement Nearly a quarter of New York's bus and subway workers say they have been infected with COVID-19, a new survey by NYU published Tuesday found. That... Read more ...

US stock climb as investors await stimulus developments, shrug off Google...

US stock climb as investors await stimulus developments, shrug off Google antitrust lawsuit

Summary List Placement US stocks closed higher on Tuesday as investors awaited fiscal stimulus developments and shrugged off an antitrust lawsuit leveled by the Department of... Read more ...

Stocks close higher as companies report solid earnings

Stocks close higher as companies report solid earnings

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street following several solid earnings reports from U.S. companies. Investors are also monitoring last-ditch efforts in Washington to get... Read more ...

'Stronger than ever': Here's what 4 Wall Street banks expect from Netflix's...

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Summary List Placement Netflix is set to report third-quarter earnings Tuesday afternoon, offering investors the latest look at how its subscriber growth has held up after... Read more ...

U.S. Department of Justice files antitrust lawsuit against Google

U.S. Department of Justice files antitrust lawsuit against Google

The U.S. Justice Department alleges that Google carries out anticompetitive business practices and maintains monopolies in search and advertising. Read more ...

U.S. Hotel Occupancy at 48.3 Percent for September

U.S. Hotel Occupancy at 48.3 Percent for September

In September, U.S. hotel occupancy dipped 28.2% to 48.3%, ADR decreased 24.9% to $99.12 and RevPAR dropped 46.1% to $47.87. Read more ...

Legal experts say the government's 'Microsoft' strategy in its antitrust...

Legal experts say the government's 'Microsoft' strategy in its antitrust case against Google is smart, but a forced breakup may still be a longshot

Summary List Placement Google was hit with the biggest antitrust lawsuit since Microsoft was dragged through the courts in the 1990s - and it could have huge implications. The... Read more ...

The Latest: Study says older workers hurt more by pandemic

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NEW YORK - A new study shows that older workers are facing higher unemployment than midcareer workers amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

McConnell warns White House against COVID relief deal

McConnell warns White House against COVID relief deal

WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday told fellow Republicans that he has warned the White House not to divide Republicans by sealing a lopsided... Read more ...

Daily Crunch: DOJ files antitrust suit against Google

Daily Crunch: DOJ files antitrust suit against Google

Google faces a big antitrust suit, Amazon offers to pay customers for shopping data and we review the iPhone 12. This is your Daily Crunch for October 20, 2020. The big story... Read more ...