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Trump lashed out at mega-donor Sheldon Adelson in a recent phone call, prompting panicked Republican Party officials to try and deescalate the situation

Trump reportedly confronted a Republican Party mega-donor over his support for his election campaign. In a phone call last week, Trump asked Sheldon Adelson why he hadn’t donated more, Politico reports. Adelson is the billionaire owner of the world’s biggest casino company, Las Vegas Sands. He is expected to contribute over $100 million to Trump’s […]

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From Kim and Kanye to the Conways: 12 famous relatives with very different political views

America’s highly-partisan political environment has split many a house, and famous people are no exception. From the Baldwin brothers to Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez, celebrity relatives and couples have publicly thrown their support behind different parties. The celebrities below have split on issues including President Donald Trump, the anti-vaccination movement, and abortion. Visit Business […]

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A Wall Street investment chief warns new stock-market highs could be setting up a ‘historic trap’ for investors — one that also appeared just before the dot-com crash

The lofty valuations of big technology companies at the forefront of the stock market’s rally could short-circuit the next all-time high, according to Doug Ramsey, the chief investment officer at The Leuthold Group. He showed two historical analogs that saw stocks came within 2% of their record high before rolling over hard. Beyond tech valuations, […]

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Word Game: Aug. 9, 2020

TODAY’S WORD — ABRIDGED (ABRIDGED: uh-BRIJD: Shortened by the omission of words or phrases.) Average mark 49 words Time limit 60 minutes Can you find 61 or more words in ABRIDGED?? TODAY’S WORD — ABRIDGED abed abide abridge adder aged ager aide aired arid bade badge badger bard bare barge bead bear beard berg bidder […]

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Bridge: Aug. 9, 2020

Cy the Cynic’s team had managed to win the club’s quarterly Swiss Teams championship, much to his delight. “It was a remarkable victory,” Cy told me, “inasmuch as Louie was a member of our team. Luckily, we had Ed on board to compensate.” Ed is the best player in my club. Unlucky Louie blames his […]