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A college basketball bribery scandal is expected to lead to arrests of 10 people — including an apparel executive

Flickr / Edwin Torres The FBI arrested 10 people on charges of charges of fraud and corruption in college basketball on Tuesday.  The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that four college basketball coaches at Auburn and Oklahoma State University and had been arrested, as well as managers, financial advisors, and representatives of More...

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Here’s a super-quick guide to what traders are talking about right now

Thomson Reuters Dave Lutz, head of ETFs at JonesTrading, has an overview of today’s markets. Global markets are mostly red. Janet Yellen will speak at the National Association for Business Economics conference. Brent More...

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Trump trashes the NFL’s ratings but praises Dallas Cowboys’ anthem display as ‘big progress’

President Donald Trump has again weighed in on the trend of NFL players protesting the US during the national anthem with an early morning tweet storm that heaped praise on the Dallas Cowboys, while trashing the More...

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Palestinian gunman kills 3 Israeli guards at West Bank settlement

REUTERS/Ammar Awad HAR ADAR, West Bank (Reuters) – A Palestinian man with security clearance to work at a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank opened fire at a checkpoint on Tuesday, killing two Israeli More...

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Myanmar accused of crimes against humanity by Human Rights Watch

Thomson Reuters YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar is committing crimes against humanity in its campaign against Muslim insurgents in Rakhine state, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday, and it called for the U.N. Security More...

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Trump tweets Puerto Rico is ‘in deep trouble’ while the country struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria

AP Photo/Carlos Giusti President Donald Trump tweeted about Puerto Rico on Monday night as the island struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria. The powerful Category 4 storm made landfall on the island last week, More...

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Inequality is getting so bad it’s threatening the very foundation of economic growth

Mike Hewitt/Getty Income inequality has been rising so rapidly in the United States and around the world that it threatens to make economic growth less durable, according to research from the International More...

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Fox News anchor on Trump’s NFL war: ‘This is the red meat of all red meat’ for his base

Fox News/screenshot Fox News anchor Shepard Smith commented on President Donald Trump digging himself further into a crusade against acts of protest in the NFL on Monday. Smith said Trump is trying to reshape the More...

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The maker of Botox has turned to the oldest trick in the book to save its cratering stock

Reuters/ Jim Young To combat recent stock weakness, Botox-maker Allergan is resorting to the oldest trick in the book: share buybacks. On Monday, it authorized a $ 2 billion repurchase of its common stock, employing More...

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Steve Bannon unleashes on NFL protests, says athletes should ‘thank God in heaven’ Trump is president

Fox News Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Monday backed President Donald Trump’s comments criticizing NFL players who have protested police brutality and racial injustice by kneeling More...

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