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“A seismic blow.” “Titanic upset.” Such are the phrases being used to describe Rep. Joe Crowley’s Tuesday-night loss in New York. It ushers in the end of a 20-year House career for the man who occupied the No. 4 spot among the Democrats within it. Alexandria Ocasio-Ortez, the 28-year-old woman…
Stocks are ending mostly higher Wednesday, although the Dow Jones industrials are posting a seventh straight loss due to weakness in McDonald’s and Travelers, the AP reports. The Dow slid 42.41, or 0.2%, to 24,657.80. It’s fallen 2.6% during the losing streak. The broader S&P…
“The most interesting man in the world” has departed. That’s Drew Magary’s take on Anthony Bourdain’s Friday death of a suspected suicide . At GQ , Magary writes that he idolized the celebrity chef, who “lived so much that the idea of him dying seems completely preposterous. And yet here we are….
Country singer Walker Hayes announced Wednesday the loss of his seventh child with wife Laney on social media.
More than seven months since ISIS operatives were defeated in their once “caliphate” capital of Raqqa, Syria and the city remains something of an apocalyptic wasteland, of which the ramifications of four years of ISIS occupation followed by four months of intense liberation fighting led by the U.S-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are continuing to take a toll.
Malaysian former Prime Minister Najib Razak resigned as leader of his political party and promised to abide by a travel ban, as successor Mahathir Mohamad struggled with factional infighting to assemble a new cabinet.
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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway swung to a rare loss in the first quarter, hurt by lower insurance premiums and the impact of an accounting rule change on unrealized investment losses.
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Losses among technology and consumer products companies weighed on U.S. stocks Thursday, snapping a three-day winning streak for the market.
Banks bucked the trend, rising along with bond yields. Energy companies also eked out a slight gain, despite a downturn in oil prices. The broad market slide…