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Acosta Not Talking About The Future Of Obama-Era Regulations

Politics | Ted Goodman
U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL) (L) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) (R) depart following their introductions of Labor Secretary nominee Alexander Acosta (C) prior to Acosta's testimony before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee during his confirmation hearing March 22, 2017 in Washington, DC. Acosta was questioned by members of the committee on his opinions relating to overtime rules during the early portion of the hearing: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Overshadowed by health care, Russia and the Supreme Court

Man Allegedly Dupes Companies Into Wiring Him $100 Million

US | Eric Lieberman
Credit card phishing attack [Shutterstock - wk1003mike]

‘This case should serve as a wake-up call to all companies’

Group Wants To Crowd-Source Money For Trump's Border Wall

US | Thomas Phippen
FILE PHOTO: A U.S. worker inspects a section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall at Sunland Park, U.S. opposite the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, November 9, 2016. Picture taken from the Mexico side of the U.S.-Mexico border. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez/File photo

‘They are going to put up the wall. We’re just trying to help’

Markets Open Sluggish As Investors Await Repeal Vote

Business | Robert Donachie
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) introduces U.S. President Donald Trump at the National Republican Congressional Committee March Dinner in Washington, U.S., March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

‘tax cuts and infrastructure spending might not materializes as quickly as we want’

Lockheed Martin CEO Confirms Trump Helped Secure F-35 Price Drop

National Security | Russ Read
An F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter takes off on a training sortie at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida in this March 6, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/U.S. Air Force photo/Randy Gon/Handout

The president was roundly criticized for taking credit for the cheaper deal

Maryland Deals Blow To Breweries With New Regulation

Business | Robert Donachie
Portrait Of A Young Female Referee Holding Tray With Beer (Shutterstock/Andrey_Popov)

More beer… less time to drink it.

Trump's Labor Nominee Enters Confirmation Hearing Relatively Unscathed

Politics | Ted Goodman
Trump's Labor Nominee, R. Alexander Acosta: REUTERS/Marc Serota

Acosta’s opposition is noticeably subdued compared to Puzder’s

Eco-Terrorists Sabotage Dakota Pipeline, Increasing Risk Of Leaks

Energy | Chris White
A modified "No Trespassing" sign is seen in the opposition camp against the Dakota Access oil pipeline (DAPL) near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S., February 8, 2017. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

‘Eco-terrorists have now turned to violent and lawless activities …’

FLASHBACK: Obamacare Architect: ACA Designed To Implode, Destroy Insurance Companies

Business | Robert Donachie
Tucker Carlson Ezekiel Emanuel Interview (Photo: Screenshot/Fox News)

‘The real issue is not whether there is a selective network of physicians and hospitals’

Scientists Can Now Create Material Harder Than Diamond

Energy | Andrew Follett
Woman scientist holding model of molecule or crystal lattice. (Shutterstock/Merkushev Vasiliy)

Almost 2X as hard as diamond

Dakota Pipeline Begins Pumping Oil Despite 'Coordinated Physical Attacks'

Energy | Chris White
A banner flies in the Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S. on January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester/File Photo

‘Attacks will not stop line-fill operations’

Youngsters Suing US Over Climate Change Want Exxon's Private Emails

Energy | Chris White
Chairman and chief executive officer Rex W. Tillerson speaks at a news conference following the Exxon Mobil Corporation Shareholders Meeting in Dallas, Texas, May 28, 2008. (REUTERS/Mike Stone/File Photo)

‘Information through Wayne Tracker emails … helps our case’

Pizzeria In Trouble With The Feds For 'Unfairly' Making Immigrants Prove Legal Status

Politics | Rachel Stoltzfoos
WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 17: Love Kitchen Road Manager Doug Ruthven slices a pizza, made by the mobile kitchen, for distribution in front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building September 17, 2007 in Washington, DC. The Love Kitchen was in town to provide hot pizza meals to homeless people including homeless veterans. Little Caesar's founder Michael Ilitch was awarded with the Secretary's Award Monday by the Department of Veterans Affairs to recognize his support of veterans. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

‘Unfair documentary practices’

Saudi Arabia 'Losing Its Grip' On Global Oil Supply

Energy | Andrew Follett
Landscape image of a oil well pumpjack wiith an early morning golden sunrise and American USA red White and Blue Flag background. (Shutterstock/James BO Insogna)

‘Saudi Arabia is under extraordinary pressure both internally and externally’

Woman Dies After Drinking Herbal Tea In San Francisco

US | Eric Lieberman
Chinese tea set ready for enjoyment. [Shutterstock - fotohunter]

‘Getting sick is one thing, dying is another’

Alt-Labor Groups Look To Capitalize On Anti-Trump Activism

Business | Ted Goodman
SEIU Banner: Reuters/Mike Segar

The rise of ‘Alt-Labor’

EPA Leadership Kicked This Political Appointee Out Of Meetings Because He Talked Too Much

Energy | Michael Bastasch
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 4: Plaque outside the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in downtown Washington, DC on May 4, 2015. (Credit: Mark Van Scyoc/Shutterstock)

‘Pruitt has shut him out of many staff meetings’

'I Can No Longer Continue': Uber President Quits Amid Litany Of Scandals

Business | Eric Lieberman
A protester wears a shirt displaying the logo of smartphone ride service Uber during by a protest by non-licensed private hire drivers blocking the Place de la Nation in Paris on February 9, 2016. (Photo credit: GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Inconsistent with what I saw and experienced at Uber’

Obamacare Repeal Is Causing Widespread Hospital Layoffs

Business | Robert Donachie
Doctor and patient looking at digital tablet. Medical privacy isn't what Americans may think it is. Getty / creative images

’80 rural hospitals have closed up shop’

NY AG Hires Prominent Obama-Era Prosecutor To Target Trump

Politics | Chris White
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a news conference with other U.S. State Attorney's General to announce a state-based effort to combat climate change in the Manhattan borough of New York

‘… working on a wide range of civil and criminal investigations’

Medicare Overpaid 33 San Francisco Hospitals Millions Using Inaccurate Wage Data

Investigative Group | Ethan Barton
Closeup shot of a senior walking with walker assisted by a nurse. (Shutterstock/Photographee.eu)

Nation’s best-paid medical center exaggerated ‘wage data’

Disney Coughs Up $3.8 Million For Violating Minimum Wage Laws

Business | Robert Donachie
Disney World Joe Raedle/Getty Images

‘The Disney resorts were very cooperative’

Opioid Addiction Is Infiltrating A Majority Of US Workplaces

US | Steve Birr
Prescription opioids in a baggie.

‘Heroin users are getting their start by abusing prescription drugs’

China Can't Stop Gobbling Up America's Lobster

World | Thomas Phippen
Alibaba Group‘s executive chairman Jack Ma (R, in white) holds a lobster (PHOTO: REUTERS/Stringer)

‘We’ve opened new markets in Asia, which is booming’

Trump To Repeal Major Obama Anti-Fracking Rule

Energy | Andrew Follett
Barack Obama wipes a tear from his eye (REUTERS/Jason Reed)

‘Clearing out the political shenanigans from the Obama administration’

Venezuela Threatens To Seize Control Of All Bakeries

Energy | Andrew Follett
Illustration of a long shadow tableware vector illustration with the communist symbol (Shutterstock/Blablo101)

‘Inefficiency and corruption that is paid for by the Venezuelan consumer’

Exxon: NY AG Concocted Email Scandal For 'Publicity'

Business | Chris White

‘The suggestion is preposterous’

A Conservative Is Making A Name For Herself In One Of DC's Most Liberal Industries

Politics | Katie Frates

‘This isn’t about politics for me. This is about treating other people with decency’

CEOs Reveal How To Work With Trump During Face-To-Face Meetings

Business | Robert Donachie
U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks to auto workers at American Center for Mobility in Ypsilanti, Michigan on March 15, 2017: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Here is how to approach working the Donald

The Newest Business Killer Is Sucking $1 Billion Out Of The Economy In Just A Year

Business | Eric Lieberman
HAMBURG, GERMANY - DECEMBER 28: Participants work at their laptops at the annual Chaos Computer Club (CCC) computer hackers' congress, called 29C3. (Photo by Patrick Lux/Getty Images)

600 percent increase

D.C. Study Finds $15 Minimum Wage May Cost Jobs, Help Non-Residents More Than Residents

Politics | Ted Goodman
Pennsylvania Avenue and Capitol Building, Washington D.C., USA

Would help non-residents more than residents of the District

New Study Suggests Trump's Got A Good Reason To Go After China On Trade

World | Ryan Pickrell
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks at the USA Thank You Tour event at the Wisconsin State Fair Exposition Center in West Allis, Wisconsin, U.S., December 13, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Made in China 2025

Trump's Budget Chief Says Climate Research 'A Waste Of Your Money'

Energy | Chris White

‘We’re not spending money on that anymore’

Labor Unions Support $5 Billion Tunnel Project In California

Politics | Ted Goodman
Traffic moves through the rain along interstate 5 in Encinitas, California December 3, 2014. Nearly two-thirds of Americans would support roadway user fees to help fix the country's crumbling transportation infrastructure, according to a survey to be published on April 28, 2016 that was seen by Reuters. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Listed as a massive boondoggle in 2016

NY AG Still Refuses To Fork Over Emails Related To Exxon Climate Probe

Energy | Chris White
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a news conference with other U.S. State Attorney's General to announce a state-based effort to combat climate change in the Manhattan borough of New York

‘[R]eleasing them would reveal the real role of the special interests in the investigation’

Elon Musk Scrounges Up More Money To Produce Model 3

Business | Chris White
A man looks around Tesla Motors' Model S P85 at its showroom in Beijing January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo

Elon Musk … also promised to purchase $25 million of the stock

Patrons Upset Over 'Don't Use The Wrong One' Bathroom Sign

US | Amber Randall
A gender-neutral bathroom is seen at the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, California September 30, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

‘Entered the world of bigotry’

McDonald's Attacks Trump On Twitter, And Someone's Definitely Getting Fired

Politics | Phillip Stucky

‘Disgusting excuse of a President’

Facebook's New 'Townhall' Feature Lets You Complain To Your Local Congressmen

US | Eric Lieberman
Facebook CEO and chairman Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a session of the APEC CEO Summit, part of the broader Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Lima on November 19, 2016. (Photo credit: RODRIGO BUENDIA/AFP/Getty Images)

‘For civic engagement’

Amazon Will Donate To Charity Of Your Choice After Winning Customer Appreciation Survey

Business | Jack Kocsis
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos discusses his company's new Fire smartphone in Seattle, Washington REUTERS/Jason Redmond/Files

Has donated over $46 million to date

Trump Budget Trashes Obama's Green Energy Loan Program

Energy | Andrew Follett
Woman setting American one dollar bill on fire (Shutterstock/Alan Bailey)

Obama issued $16 billion in loan guarantees

De Blasio Won't Be Prosecuted Over Fundraising Allegations

Politics | Phillip Stucky
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (L) and New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill (R) attend a news conference at the police headquarters in New York City, U.S., November 18, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

‘We do not intend to bring federal charges’

Twitter Gets Its Worst Critique Yet From One Of Its Earliest Investors

Business | Eric Lieberman
NEW YORK CITY - Banner on the New York Stock Exchange marking Twitters initial public offering on November 7, 2013. [Shutterstock - Christopher Penler]

‘hate the stock’

The EU (Sort Of) Vindicates Monsanto, Says Roundup Ingredient Doesn't Cause Cancer

US | Thomas Phippen
Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller (Photo: REUTERS/Charles Platiau)

According to ‘the available scientific evidence,’ it doesn’t cancer

33 Million Records From Gov't Departments, Corporations Leaked

Politics | Eric Lieberman
Hacker using laptop against multiple monitors at desk in office. [Shutterstock - Andrey_Popov - 360067064]

‘The value for very targeted spear phishing is enormous’

Truck Drivers Win Overtime Pay Dispute Because Of Missing Punctuation

Business | Thomas Phippen
A truck driver reads on his phone while driving (Photo: Shutterstock/bbernard)

There are grammar police, and grammar judges

Space & Tech Are 'Doomed' Without More 'Diversity,' Says Major Social Media Company

Energy | Andrew Follett
Pretty hipster shouting through megaphone on wooden planks background (Shutterstock/wavebreakmedia)

‘Diversity leads to better outcomes’

Is America Too Good At Fracking?

Energy | Andrew Follett
A WPX Energy natural gas drilling rig north of Parachute, Colorado, December 9, 2014. The economy of Parachute, with a current population of approximately 1000 people, was devastated when thousands of workers lost their jobs on "Black Sunday" in 1982, after Exxon terminated the Colony Shale Oil Project. The current rise of hydraulic fracking in natural gas retrieval has given a cautious hope to the town's inhabitants, who know market demand and price can effect their local economy. (Reuters/Jim Urquhart)

‘Investors right now across the board just hate natural gas’

The Clock Strikes Midnight For Dakota Pipeline Opponents

Energy | Chris White
A banner flies in the Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S. on January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester/File Photo

‘Dakota Access would also be substantially harmed by an injunction’

Someone Hacked Hundreds Of Famous Twitter Accounts And Posted Swastikas

World | Eric Lieberman
A 3D printed Twitter logo is seen in front of a displayed cyber code. March 22, 2016. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

‘Nazi Germany’ and ‘Nazi Holland’