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Donald Trump vs. CNN: How the White House Just Escalated Its War on the Free Press

Donald Trump vs. CNN: How the White House Just Escalated Its War on the Free Press

Finance June 29, 2017 at 1:48 pm 0 comments

Tuesday was a glorious day for those who believe that the free press is all that’s keeping America from being made great again. It saw the right escalate its war on the media, in part because of mistakes committed by …

Sarah Huckabee Sanders subbed in for Sean Spicer again, and we annotated

Sarah Huckabee Sanders subbed in for Sean Spicer again, and we annotated

Finance June 29, 2017 at 4:51 am 0 comments

deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders listened to a question during a briefing with reporters on Wednesday. (Photo by Evan Vucci/AP)

For the second day in a row on Wednesday, a briefing scheduled to be led by White …

Trump and the Fed are throwing a party for banks

Trump and the Fed are throwing a party for banks

Finance June 27, 2017 at 2:13 pm 0 comments

Yellen: U.S. banks are lending and globally competitive

It’s a good time to be a banker.

President Trump is expected to roll back some of the financial regulations that were put into place during the Obama administration.

And the Federal …

Emirates tries to ease laptop ban headache for passengers

Emirates tries to ease laptop ban headache for passengers

Finance June 22, 2017 at 2:14 pm 0 comments

Emirates airline president questions electronics ban

Airports across the Middle East are bracing for a very busy weekend. It could be chaotic too.

New rules preventing passengers from carrying laptops and tablets onto flights bound for the U.S. must be …

Can You Get By Without a Financial Planner?

Can You Get By Without a Financial Planner?

Finance June 21, 2017 at 8:16 am 0 comments

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You’ve probably wondered if you should work with a financial planner. As a financial planner myself, it’s not surprising that I gravitate toward an emphatic “Yes!” Below, however, I lead you through a few important considerations that can help …

Sears Woes Could Spread to Other Major Brands

Sears Woes Could Spread to Other Major Brands

Finance June 19, 2017 at 5:09 pm 0 comments

Whirlpool, Lands’ End, and Seritage Growth all might suffer collateral damage.

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Trouble grows for Sears, the iconic American retailer. After years of falling sales and losses, Sears Holdings (symbol SHLD) is warning that it’s in danger of running out …

Jon Platt case: School leaders welcome Supreme Court term-time holiday ruling

Jon Platt case: School leaders welcome Supreme Court term-time holiday ruling

Finance June 17, 2017 at 11:11 am 0 comments

Jon Platt faces prosecution for taking his daughter out of school without permission for a trip to Disney World in 2015

Parents could face a fine or prosecution if they opt to take their child out of school for even …

This is what all the key Brexit terms actually mean

This is what all the key Brexit terms actually mean

Finance June 15, 2017 at 8:02 pm 0 comments

Brexit negotiations could start next week

Brexit is set to dominate both politics and the Press over the coming days, weeks, months and probably years.

Brexit negotiations were due to begin in Brussels on June 19 and despite the State …

Republican House whip Steve Scalise shot in Virginia shooting

Republican House whip Steve Scalise shot in Virginia shooting

Finance June 14, 2017 at 5:05 pm 0 comments

Washington (CNN)Rep. Steve Scalise was shot Wednesday morning in Alexandria, Virginia, a House colleague told CNN, in what sources are calling an apparent "deliberate attack."

Scalise, a member of the House Republican leadership as the majority whip, appeared to have …

Foreign hackers may have targeted EU referendum website in lead-up to vote

Foreign hackers may have targeted EU referendum website in lead-up to vote

Finance June 11, 2017 at 5:10 pm 0 comments

The crash had the hallmarks of a ‘distributed denial of service’ attack

EU referendum campaign could have been a target of overseas cyber attacks, MPs say today.

A report says that foreign interference might have been behind the crashing of …