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Tess Torelli April 6, 2018

Joshua Roberts | Reuters Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), speaks to employees of the agency in Washington, February 21, 2017. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly urged President Donald Trump last week to remove Environmental Protection Agency Chief Scott Pruitt, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The newspaper, citing a […]

Tess Torelli April 6, 2018

As President Donald Trump piles on tariff threats, China could use other tactics to strike back at U.S. businesses and the economy, like driving down its own currency or barring U.S. service sector companies, according to Goldman Sachs economists. Trump upped the ante in the trade battle between the world’s two largest economies Thursday night […]

Tess Torelli April 6, 2018

AFP | Getty Images Officials of the Financial Services Agency enter Coincheck’s headquarters to conduct a search, in Tokyo’s Shibuya district on February 2, 2018. Japanese authorities on February 2 raided virtual currency exchange Coincheck, a week after the Tokyo-based firm lost 530 million USD in cryptocurrency to hackers. Japanese online brokerage firm Monex Group […]

Tess Torelli April 6, 2018

Getty Images Attendees cheer a speaker during the Women’s March ‘Power to the Polls’ voter registration tour launch at Sam Boyd Stadium on January 21, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada. More women are now running for House seats than ever. As of Friday, 309 women had filed to run for election in the chamber, breaking […]

Tess Torelli April 6, 2018

Clodagh Kilcoyne | Getty Images Conor McGregor in a file photo dated October 22, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. The MMA boxer has retracted an earlier statement claiming to retire from the UFC circuit on Thursday, April 22, 2016. UFC star Conor McGregor has turned himself into police in the wake of a backstage melee he […]

Tess Torelli April 6, 2018

The government’s data show there were a total of 50,308 people last month that were apprehended or deemed “inadmissible” at the Southwest border by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. That was up 37 percent from March 2017, when there were 16,588 people stopped, and up 203 percent from February 2018’s tally of 36,695 people. DHS […]

Tess Torelli April 6, 2018

Photo credit: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters “They always like to say, ‘Oh, that’s a conspiracy theory.’ It’s not a conspiracy theory, folks. Millions and millions of people. And it’s very hard because the state guards their records.” Trump’s remarks about California prompted an immediate response from top-tier Democratic politicians in the state, including the front-runner in the […]