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USDA predicts China will buy $14 billion in goods from U.S. farmers, probably not the promised $40 billion

The good news for American farmers is that China will buy almost $4 billion more in U.S. agricultural goods this fiscal year versus 2019, according to projections Thursday from Robert Johansson, chief economist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The less-good news is that China pledged to buy about $40 billion in U.S. agricultural exports […]

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The Democratic debate in Las Vegas got more viewers than these programs — including the ‘Game of Thrones’ finale

With more than 33 million total viewers and a Nielsen score of 19.65 million tuning in on TV, Wednesday night’s debate in Las Vegas set a new record for the highest viewed Democratic debate. After months of declining ratings, the entrance of Michael Bloomberg and uncertainty surrounding the race brought in big viewership, which eclipsed […]

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Warren drafted a contract for Bloomberg to sign to release people from NDAs related to alleged sexual harassment and gender discrimination

Sen. Elizabeth Warren drafted a contract for media mogul Mike Bloomberg to release those from his company who accused him of sexual harassment or gender discrimination from their non-disclosure agreements. Warren, who used to teach contract law, said “all Mayor Bloomberg has to do is download it … sign it, and then the women or […]

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Trump’s campaign just reportedly paid millions to buy out the ad space on YouTube’s homepage ahead of the election, ensuring it will reach viewers at a crucial time (GOOG, GOOGL)

Trump’s re-election campaign just bought YouTube’s most prominent homepage ad space for the run-up to the election, according to Bloomberg. The campaign purchased ads on the coveted YouTube “masthead,” ensuring its message will be seen by millions of the site’s viewers, Bloomberg reported. Running ads on YouTube’s homepage for multiple days could cost the campaign […]