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Some U.S. Companies Bow to Social-Media Pressure, Sever NRA Ties

One of the first companies to sever ties was First National Bank of Omaha, the largest privately owned bank in the U.The bank said Thursday it wouldn’t renew its contract with the NRA for a co-branded credit card, which was promoted as the “official credit card of the NRA.

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Trump Says U.S. Re-Entering Pacific Trade Deal a ‘Possibility’

President Donald Trump said he would consider rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership if the U.There’s a possibility we would be going in” if offered better terms, Trump said at a news conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Friday at the White House.

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Democrats distance themselves from Nancy Pelosi

Former President George W.Bush Deputy Assistant Brad Blakeman discusses why Democrats are starting to disengage from Senate Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

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California parents face new charges in kids' torture case

David and Louise Turpin look art each other as they appear in court for a conference about their case in Riverside, Calif.The couple was arrested last month after their 17-year-old daughter escaped from the family's home in Perris, Calif.

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List of companies cutting ties with the NRA

According to a list compiled by ThinkProgress, an advocacy organization, there are at least 22 corporations, including car-rental companies and financial institutions that have been offering discounts to NRA members.-MetLife (MET): As one of the largest global provider of insurance, MetLife provided discounts for the NRA members on coverage for RVs, motorcycles and boats.

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Too many people overpoliticize health care

I reported recently that overall health care spending moderated between 2008 and 2013, largely because of the deep recession that impelled people to rein in spending on practically everything.“My health care costs SKYROCKETED during Obama years.

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Tara Lipinski Says This Is the Best Thing About Working the Olympics With Johnny Weir

Now, she is a sports commentator whose work at the Winter Olympics with fellow former figure skater Johnny Weir has taken the country by storm.“For my so-called second career, I needed to find something that gave me that same adrenaline high,” Lipinski said.

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More companies end ties with NRA as pressure mounts

NEW YORK (AP) -- Three more companies said Friday they had ended discount programs with the National Rifle Association, as U.Members of the NRA have access to special offers from partner companies on its website, ranging from life insurance to wine clubs.

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Here's the Average Length of Retirement. Will Your Money Last That Long?

Part of the problem is that you don't know just how long your retirement will last.The average length of retirement: 18 yearsWhat is the average length of retirement?

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Warren Buffett to Retire From Kraft Heinz Board

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Gothamist to Relaunch After Sale to WNYC

The assets of Gothamist, DCist and LAist were purchased by a group of three public radio stations in a joint deal, the organizations announced Friday.In stories and statements posted to their websites, public radio stations WNYC in New York, KPCC in Los Angeles, and WAMU in Washington, D.

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Presidential Front-Runner Wants to Reassess Mexico’s Energy Overhaul

MEXICO CITY—The front-runner in Mexico’s presidential race would hit the brakes on the rapid pace of private investment in the country’s newly opened oil-and-gas sector if he wins the July election, a key adviser to Andrés Manuel López Obrador says.An administration led by Mr.

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General Electric Cuts $2.4 Billion Off S&P-Worst Pension Deficit

trimmed its pension deficit by $2.7 billion deficit is down about 8 percent from the prior year, according to a regulatory filing late Friday.

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ECB Pulls Plug on Latvia’s Failing ABLV Bank

sanctions for allegedly helping North Korea will be wound up under local laws after the European Central Bank declared it “failing or likely to fail.” In a statement early Saturday, the ECB said ABLV Bank’s liquidity had deteriorated significantly, making it unlikely to pay its debts.

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China’s ‘Heavy Hand’ With Anbang Rattles Some Analysts

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Volkswagen Results Benefit From Strong Sales, Cost Cutting

Auto maker expects 2018 revenue growth despite aftereffects of emissions scandal




















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A Billionaire Silicon Valley VC Is So Eager to Keep Surfers Off His Beach He's Taking Them to the Supreme Court

A Billionaire Silicon Valley VC Is So Eager to Keep Surfers Off His Beach He's Taking Them to the Supreme CourtSilicon Valley billionaire Vinod Khosla is asking the nation’s highest court to help him keep surfers from using his beach.The case pitted personal property rights against a 1972 California law that ensures public access to all of the state’s thousands of miles of shoreline.

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Did You Miss Your Chance to Buy Apple Inc. Stock?

So while Apple beat analyst expectations, it was hard to get a grasp on what Wall Street thought, given that Apple stock was under pressure amid a market-wide correction.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsI thought the results were very solid.

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Top Dividend Stocks Warren Buffett Is Buying Now

Warren Buffett's ability to pick winning stocks for long-term gains makes knowing what stocks he's buying for Berkshire Hathaway's (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) portfolio worthwhile.Betting on banksWarren Buffett has made Berkshire Hathaway a lot of money by investing in bank stocks.

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Wells Fargo: AT&T, Time Warner Ought To Beware The Ides Of March

While the uncertainty surrounding the merger has kept some Wall Street analysts on the sidelines, at least one analyst says investors shouldn’t let the trial scare them away from AT&T stock.The AnalystWells Fargo analyst Jennifer Fritzsche has reiterated an Outperform rating and $48 price target for AT&T.