Trump Just Praised Late SCOTUS Judge for Having Lots of Sex

In today’s U.S. news, Donald Trump gave out Presidential Medals of Freedom to people like Babe Ruth, Elvis Presley, and he presented one to Maureen Scalia on behalf of her late husband, conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Oh, and then he praised Scalia for having lots of sex. As the whole world watched, Trump gave Maureen the medal, mentioned […]

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China, US trade barbs in speeches at Pacific summit

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence waves as he arrives at Jacksons International Airport in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) China's leader Xi Jinping and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traded barbs in speeches to a summit of world leaders Saturday, outlining competing visions for global leadership. Continue Reading Below Pence said there would […]

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Julian Assange Charge Raises Fears About Press Freedom

WASHINGTON — The disclosure that federal prosecutors have brought an unidentified criminal charge against Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks leader, follows years of government deliberations over the dilemma raised by competing desires to put him out of business and fears that doing so could create a precedent that would undermine press freedoms. Many crucial details about what prosecutors have done remain […]

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CIA concludes Saudi crown prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi’s killing: reports

WASHINGTON – The CIA has concluded in an assessment that Saudi Arabia’s crown prince ordered the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, according to the Associated Press and Washington Post.  The assessment comes weeks after the Saudi government admitted Khashoggi, a fierce critic of the royal family, was killed in its Turkish consulate at the hands of interrogators. Saudi officials, however, denied that Saudi Crown […]

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China's Xi: World faces choice of confrontation, cooperation

China’s President Xi Jinping speaks during the APEC CEO Summit 2018 in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. (Fazry Ismail/Pool Photo via AP) China's president says the world faces a choice of cooperation or confrontation in a speech to a summit of leaders that is divided by tensions stemming from increased U.S. protectionism. Continue Reading Below President […]

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Thanksgiving dinner costs are at their lowest in eight years

Roasted, brined, smoked or under a bed of bacon: however you prefer your Thanksgiving turkey, chances are you’ll spend less on your holiday meal this year than any since the end of the Great Recession. Dropping prices have brought the cost of a Thanksgiving meal to an eight-year low, said the American Farm Bureau Federation. This year, the average nationwide […]

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A Shifting Mindset for Fixed-Income ETF Investors

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. As the market environment shifts, fixed-income ETF investors will have to take a hard look at their portfolios and consider ways to grapple with the challenges ahead. “Advisors are looking for a way to shorten up duration, and so one of the most successful conversations we’ve had this year is around JPST – […]

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