Analysis: With executive actions, Trump proposes a far-from-perfect solution that faces legal challenges

President Donald Trump signed executive orders Saturday, brazenly moving around Congress and daring Democrats to sue him over measures he thinks will be popular in the country. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

Fact check: At his golf club, Trump nonsensically accuses Democrats of election ‘cheating’

President Donald Trump turned a hastily scheduled Friday night “news conference” at his New Jersey golf club into a surreal kind of campaign rally — uttering the usual boasts and false claims, except with polo-clad club members standing at the … Read more…

Trump issues executive order banning TikTok from operating in 45 days if it’s not sold by Chinese parent company

President Donald Trump on Thursday issued an executive order that would ban the social media app TikTok from operating in the US in 45 days if it is not sold by its Chinese parent company ByteDance. CNN.com – RSS Channel … Read more…

Trump advisers hesitated to give military options and warned adversaries over fears he might start a war

Amid escalating tensions with both North Korea and Iran, President Donald Trump’s advisers hesitated to give him military options fearing the President might accidentally take the US to war and deliberately informed their counterparts in both countries that they did … Read more…

US accuses Russia of conducting sophisticated disinformation and propaganda campaign

A new report from the US State Department accuses Russia of conducting a sophisticated disinformation and propaganda campaign that uses a variety of approaches including Kremlin-aligned news sites to promote their agenda. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Politics SPECIAL NEWS … Read more…

Fact check: At briefing, Trump continues to mislead on coronavirus, mail-in voting and Beirut

President Donald Trump ended his Wednesday much like he began it, by repeating falsehood after falsehood. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% … Read more…

Fact check: Trump litters briefing with false, unsubstantiated claims on voter fraud, Covid response and Beirut explosion

President Donald Trump’s Tuesday coronavirus briefing featured more Trump dishonesty about the pandemic, another repeated false claim about voter fraud and a sensational but uncorroborated claim about the deadly explosion in Beirut. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Politics SPECIAL NEWS … Read more…

Postal Service says it has ‘ample capacity’ to handle election after Trump casts doubt

The US Postal Service definitively said Monday that it had the capacity to handle the added volume of mail-in ballots in November’s general election after President Donald Trump questioned its ability to do so. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Politics … Read more…

Fact check: Another Trump briefing, more Trump falsehoods on coronavirus and mail-in voting

President Donald Trump’s Monday afternoon appearance in the White House briefing room was replete with the now-familiar Trump fare: dishonestly upbeat assessments of the pandemic situation, a series of inaccurate claims related to mail-in ballots and exaggerations about his own … Read more…

Goldman Sachs CEO deejayed, Winklevosses attended—now this Hamptons concert is under public health review

New York health authorities will investigate a Hamptons charity concert opened by Goldman Sachs chief David Solomon and headlined by the Chainsmokers after footage showed crowds of partiers, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo said he was appalled by “egregious … Read more…

Intel’s decline makes rival chipmaker TSMC the world’s tenth most valuable company

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today. The world’s ten most valuable companies gained a new entrant early Tuesday after Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp’s stock surged … Read more…

McConnell formally unveils Senate Republicans’ stimulus proposal: ‘The American people need more help’

Senate Republicans on Monday are formally unveiling their stimulus proposal, which will serve as an opening bid ahead of bipartisan negotiations with Democrats as lawmakers scramble to respond to the ongoing economic and public health crisis sparked by the pandemic. … Read more…

Firm controlled by India’s richest man displaces Exxon as world’s No. 2 energy company

Reliance Industries Ltd. toppled Exxon Mobil Corp. to become the world’s largest energy company after Saudi Aramco, as investors piled into the conglomerate lured by the Indian firm’s digital and retail forays. Reliance, which is controlled by Asia’s richest man … Read more…

Bill And Melinda Gates On How The World Health Organization Fights Disease Around The World | Forbes

Forbes SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

Two college friends-turned-prolific hackers allegedly tried to steal COVID vaccine data for China

They were former classmates who studied computer technologies at an electrical engineering college in southwestern China’s Sichuan province. But instead of a conventional post-college career path, Li Xiaoyu and Dong Jiazhi embarked on a global hacking spree that became one … Read more…

Fact check: At his first coronavirus briefing since April, Trump repeats a handful of classic false claims

In his first coronavirus briefing since April, President Donald Trump got a little more accurate about the state of the pandemic in the US — but also continued to make some of the same false claims and promote some of … Read more…

Trade is choppy as investors get slammed by conflicting economic data and spiking coronavirus infections

Happy Friday, Bull Sheeters. Asian and European stocks, as well as U.S. futures, are trading sideways as investors weigh what the conflicting economic data and mounting COVID-19 case load means for the economic recovery… And, Netflix bulls, you may want … Read more…

7.16.20 Bitcoin scam hacks prominent Twitter users; Small business bankruptcy tips

Hackers broke into the Twitter accounts of prominent politicians and business leaders to send a message about a Bitcoin scam that claimed to double people’s money. It’s easier than ever for small businesses to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Clark … Read more…

White House lets trade adviser publicly attack Fauci after insisting there was no effort to undermine him

Top White House trade adviser Peter Navarro openly attacked Dr. Anthony Fauci in an op-ed on Tuesday, after the White House repeatedly insisted there has been no effort to undermine the nation’s leading infectious disease expert. CNN.com – RSS Channel … Read more…

‘They could have stopped the plague’: Trump says China trade deal unlikely after coronavirus

President Trump said Friday that brokering a trade deal with China is unlikely due to its botched handling of the coronavirus pandemic. “I don’t think about it now,” Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One. “The relationship with China has … Read more…

7.7.20 Companies now doing curbside pickup; 71% of Americans think their retirement is destroyed

Curbside pickup is becoming more normal these days. And even major companies like Aldi and Sam’s Club have both started doing curbside pickup. A large percentage of Americans feel like their retirement has been destroyed because of Covid’s effects on … Read more…

Raphael Bostic, the Fed’s first Black branch president, says racism has economic impacts

The Federal Reserve has a role to play in ending systemic racism, in the view of the central bank’s first Black regional president Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…