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Stocks reverse losses, finish up
Wed, 23 May 2018 20:09:36 +0000
(CNBC) — Stocks closed higher Wednesday — paring earlier losses — after the Federal Reserve said it would be comfortable letting inflation temporarily run above its inflation target. The Dow Jones industrial average closed up roughly 50 points, led higher by gains in Boeing and McDonald’s. The S&P 500 finished up roughly 0.3 percent after […]
Giuliani reverses: Trump should talk to Mueller
Wed, 23 May 2018 20:03:41 +0000
(THE HILL) — President Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani in a reversal on Wednesday said that he now believes that Trump should interview with special counsel Robert Mueller. “I guess I’d rather do the interview. It gets it over with it, it makes my client happy,” Giuliani told the Washington Post. “The safe course you hear […]
Struggling college offers Master's in social justice
Wed, 23 May 2018 19:47:56 +0000
(CAMPUS REFORM) — Marygrove College, a Catholic graduate institution in Detroit, is now offering students a chance to earn a master’s degree in Social Justice. According to the program’s webpage, the graduate program “is ideal for those interested in learning and promoting social justice/ change and becoming a scholar/activist.” Through various courses offered by the […]
Anxiety can make you better at job, says study
Wed, 23 May 2018 19:42:41 +0000
(THE LADDERS) — As someone who has dealt with anxiety their whole life, I know that it often contributes to some not so great moments in my life. However, a new study may help anyone with high-functioning anxiety feel a little better as researchers from the University of Toronto found that anxiety (in small doses) […]
FDA: Teething medicines are unsafe
Wed, 23 May 2018 19:13:17 +0000
(AP) — Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers. The Food and Drug Administration said that various gels and creams containing the drug benzocaine (BEN-zoh-keyn) can cause rare but deadly side […]
Bias-response team has 'literal thought police'
Wed, 23 May 2018 19:06:16 +0000
(COLLEGE FIX) — The University of Kentucky this month received a dubious award from a campus watchdog group for their campus speech code that, in the words of the group, “threatens to seriously chill freedom of speech” and contains “literal speech police” as part of its governing mechanism. The university’s Bias Incident Response Team “[encourages] […]
Pirate attacks grow in Caribbean, S. America
Wed, 23 May 2018 18:56:33 +0000
(REUTERS) — Pirate attacks around South American and Caribbean waters are growing, and violence is increasingly used during robberies committed on vessels at anchor, a report showed on Wednesday. The Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) non-profit group recorded 71 incidents in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017, a 163 percent increase over 2016. OBP said […]
Trump cannot block Twitter followers, judge says
Wed, 23 May 2018 18:32:34 +0000
(CNBC) — President Donald Trump cannot block users on his Twitter feed, a federal judge in New York City ruled Wednesday. Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald said in her ruling that Trump is violating the U.S. Constitution by preventing certain Americans from viewing his tweets. The social media platform, Buchwald said, is a “designated public forum” […]
Jared Kushner gets permanent security clearance
Wed, 23 May 2018 18:21:32 +0000
(THE HILL) — White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has received a permanent security clearance more than a year after he joined the Trump administration, the New York Times reported Wednesday. Kushner had been operating with an interim clearance up until now. A source told The Times that Kushner’s clearance was approved by career staffers […]
FBI to ask Strzok, Page to preserve records
Wed, 23 May 2018 18:08:15 +0000
The Justice Department has informed the Washington watchdog Judicial Watch that the FBI plans to ask the two members of the investigation of alleged Trump-Russian collusion whose anti-Trump bias was exposed in their text messages to preserve any agency records they have on their personal communication accounts and devices. The FBI’s instructions to FBI counter-intelligence […]