• 2020 Elections Feb 13

    ‘Mass of Dead Energy’? ‘Carnival Barking Clown’? Trump-Bloomberg Spat Gets Nastier

    Even by the standards of modern presidential politics, President Donald Trump and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg set a new mark for public nastiness on Thursday. Throwing around phrases like “mass of dead energy” and “carnival barking clown,” the president and the ex-mayor squared off on Twitter early Thursday as Bloomberg aggressively pushes a bid to challenge Trump…

  • Super Bowl Jan 30

    Bloomberg, Trump Detail Campaign Ads to Air on Super Bowl

    Super Bowl viewers will see political ads during Sunday’s game from Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg and President Donald Trump

  • Decision 2020 Jan 24

    Trump Vs. Bloomberg: Fortunes Collide in Pricey Knife Fight

    Two wealthy, swaggering New Yorkers are battling it out for the nation’s top office

  • Donald Trump Dec 2, 2019

    Trump Campaign Won’t Allow Bloomberg Reporters at Events

    President Donald Trump’s campaign says it will no longer give passes to Bloomberg News reporters to cover its rallies and other campaign events. Campaign spokesman Brad Parscale said Monday that Bloomberg, in the wake of founder Michael Bloomberg’s own Democratic presidential bid, has “formalized preferential reporting policies.” Bloomberg’s Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait says that’s not true.

  • San Francisco Nov 26, 2019

    Google Fires Four Staffers After Protest, Accusing Them of Data Security Breaches

    Google has terminated four employees for allegedly sharing sensitive information after weeks of internal dissent related to the mistrust of leadership. At least one of the employees was at the center of recent worker protests in San Francisco. In a memo sent to staffers on Monday, three members of Google’s Security and Investigations Team wrote that the four workers were...

  • Donald Trump Nov 23, 2019

    Bloomberg Vows to Refuse Donations, Presidential Salary

    Michael Bloomberg will not accept political donations if he runs for president and he will not take a salary if he wins, according to senior aides who offered new details on Saturday about the New York billionaire’s plans to navigate his wealth as he marches toward a formal 2020 announcement. “He has never taken a political contribution in his life....

  • Donald Trump Nov 22, 2019

    China’s Xi Says Beijing Wants Trade Deal With U.S., Can ‘Fight Back’

    President Xi Jinping said Friday that Beijing wants to work for a trade deal with the United States but is not afraid to “fight back” to protect its own interests. Echoing the upbeat tone adopted by other Chinese officials in recent days, Xi told a visiting U.S. business delegation that China holds a “positive attitude” about the trade talks. “As...

  • president Nov 21, 2019

    Mike Bloomberg Files Federal Paperwork to Run for President in 2020

    Billionaire and former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg filed official paperwork to run for president in the 2020 Democratic primary. It is a key procedural move and not a declaration that he is indeed running. A spokesman for Bloomberg explained that filing in the state of Alabama started a 15-day process to file with the FEC. “This is not an...

  • Atlanta Nov 20, 2019

    7 Key Questions Heading Into Wednesday’s Democratic Debate

    New uncertainty hangs over the Democratic presidential primary as 10 candidates meet on the debate stage once again. No longer is there a clear front-runner. The fight for African American voters is raging. And there are growing concerns that impeachment may become a distraction from the primary. Those issues and more will play out Wednesday night when the Democratic Party’s...

  • Donald Trump Nov 11, 2019

    Buttigieg Says He Would Pick 1st Female Veterans Affairs Secretary

    Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says if elected he’d like to name a woman to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs for the first time as 2020 hopefuls take aim at President Donald Trump’s record on stemming military suicide and helping female vets. On Veterans Day, several candidates rolled out proposals to meet the needs of America’s 20 million former...

  • Los Angeles Nov 11, 2019

    Still a Chance? 2020 Longshots Insist Race Is Up for Grabs

    Voters cast ballots in less than three months, and the Democratic primary is still crowded with little guys. Roughly a half-dozen candidates in the very bottom tier of the Democratic presidential primary are soldiering on, hoping that even after months of campaigning without catching fire that there’s still a chance. Their resolve reflects, in part, some Democrats’ insistence that the...

  • Donald Trump Nov 8, 2019

    Trump Pushes Back on Reports US Will Remove China Tariffs

    President Donald Trump on Friday dismissed a Chinese official’s assertion that his administration has agreed to roll back some of the higher tariffs it’s imposed on Chinese goods. The Chinese official said Thursday that the two sides had agreed to a phased cancellation of their tariff hikes as part of an emerging agreement. Trump’s pushback suggested that negotiations haven’t progressed...

  • Donald Trump Nov 2, 2019

    Analysis: In Hyperpartisan Era, Trump’s GOP Support Is Solid

    The more concrete the testimony in the impeachment inquiry, the more solidly Republicans are sticking with President Donald Trump. Witness after witness in closed-door House hearings is corroborating the core facts that Democrats say make a strong case against the president. Trump pressured Ukraine, an American ally, for an investigation of Joe Biden, his family and the Democrats. At the...

  • Donald Trump Oct 31, 2019

    McCarthy on Impeachment Resolution: ‘It’s Only Fitting We Take This Vote on Halloween’

    House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks out against a resolution that will formalize the next steps in Democrats’ impeachment inquiry.

  • Donald Trump Oct 14, 2019

    Mike Bloomberg Keeps Talking to Allies About Running for President as Joe Biden Struggles Against Elizabeth Warren

    Mike Bloomberg might end up running for president, after all. Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York, has indicated to associates in recent weeks that Joe Biden’s recent struggles against Sen. Elizabeth Warren are making him rethink his decision to stay out of the 2020 Democratic primary. That’s according to people familiar with the discussions who spoke on condition...

  • director Sep 28, 2019

    As US Urges Caution Amid Vaping Illness Deaths, UK Embraces E-Cigarettes

    While the U.S. scrambles to crack down on vaping, Britain has embraced electronic cigarettes as a powerful tool to help smokers kick the habit. The Royal College of Physicians explicitly tells doctors to promote e-cigarettes “as widely as possible” to people trying to quit. Public Health England’s advice is that vaping carries a small fraction of the risk of smoking....

  • Donald Trump Sep 23, 2019

    The Story Behind Biden’s Son, Ukraine and Trump’s Claims

    In 2014, then-Vice President Joe Biden was at the forefront of American diplomatic efforts to support Ukraine’s fragile democratic government as it sought to fend off Russian aggression and root out corruption. So it raised eyebrows when Biden’s son Hunter was hired by a Ukrainian gas company. The Obama White House said at the time that there was no conflict...

  • attorney Sep 21, 2019

    Former Charlie Rose Makeup Artist Sues, Alleging Harassment

    The former chief makeup artist at Charlie Rose’s interview show is suing him, saying the disgraced television journalist ran a “toxic work environment” for women. Gina Riggi said in her harassment lawsuit filed Thursday that she worked for 22 years for Rose and Bloomberg, the company where his Manhattan studio was located. She lost her job in 2017 after Rose...

  • CEO Sep 6, 2019

    What to Expect From Apple’s Annual iPhone Launch

    Get ready for new Apple products. Every fall since 2011, Apple has held a launch event in California where it reveals its annual iPhone update. The goal is to create hype for the products going into the all-important holiday shopping season. Apple usually succeeds. Although other technology companies hold flashy events when they reveal new products, none get the same...

  • CEO Aug 29, 2019

    Apparel Retailer Forever 21 Weighs Bankruptcy Filing

    Apparel retailer Forever 21 is considering filing for bankruptcy as efforts to restructure its debt run dry, a person familiar with the situation told CNBC. The retailer has been exploring restructuring options to shore up its liquidity as it struggles with its business, CNBC previously reported. Those efforts, though, have stalled, making a bankruptcy more likely. It could not be...

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