Trump touts push to rescind government regulations

Trump touts push to rescind government regulations

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he delivers a speech during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland January 26, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo October 17, 2018 By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday praised White House efforts to remove regulations that he sees as an impediment to economic growth, saying the administration had reduced regulatory costs by $23 billion in the year ending Sept….

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At least one dead, dozens hurt as thousands protest graft in Haiti

At least one dead, dozens hurt as thousands protest graft in Haiti

A woman walks in a street as Haitian National Police officers patrol after a march in Port-au-Prince. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares October 17, 2018 PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – At least one person was killed and dozens injured as thousands of protesters took to the streets in Haiti on Wednesday over a corruption scandal and some marchers called for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise. A report by Haiti’s Senate accused former government officials of embezzlement, abuse of…

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‘After The Screaming Stops’ films reunion of 1980s band Bros

‘After The Screaming Stops’ films reunion of 1980s band Bros

FILE PHOTO: Performer Matt Goss arrives for the Universal Pictures movie premiere of “Jason Bourne” at Caesars Palace hotel-casino in Las Vegas, Nevada U.S. July 18, 2016. REUTERS/LE Baskow/File Photo/File Photo October 17, 2018 LONDON (Reuters) – Last year, 1980s British pop band Bros took to the stage for the first time in more than 25 years, since singing twins Matt and Luke Goss went their separate ways. Now a new documentary charts that reunion,…

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Special counsel pushing Paul Manafort for information on Roger Stone: Sources

Special counsel pushing Paul Manafort for information on Roger Stone: Sources

Prosecutors from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office have been asking former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort — their newest cooperating witness — about his friend and former business associate Roger Stone, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter. Stone, a longtime political adviser to President Donald Trump and onetime partner of Manafort’s at the lobbying firm Black, Manafort, Stone and Kelly, has come under increasing scrutiny from the special counsel in recent months. Nearly…

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Authorities warn about possibility of more hidden explosives after mysterious booms

Authorities warn about possibility of more hidden explosives after mysterious booms

Amid an ongoing investigation into a spate of mysterious explosions that shook northeastern Pennsylvania earlier this year, authorities warned residents there could still be explosives in the area. The warning comes after investigators learned some explosive devices allegedly deployed by a couple across a rural part of Bucks County several months ago may have failed to detonate and could still be live. “This is more an FYI than an SOS,” Bucks County District Attorney Matthew…

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Rod Rosenstein believes Mueller Russia investigation is ‘appropriate and independent’: WSJ

Rod Rosenstein believes Mueller Russia investigation is ‘appropriate and independent’: WSJ

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein characterized the special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections as “appropriate and independent,” in an interview with The Wall Street Journal Wednesday. Rosenstein’s comments distance him from the views of President Donald Trump, who has frequently derided the investigation led by Robert Mueller as a baseless “witch hunt.” “People are entitled to be frustrated, I can accept that,” Rosenstein said in the interview. “But at the end…

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Winnebago CEO: RV demand is healthy, but rate hikes and tariffs could add pressure

Winnebago CEO: RV demand is healthy, but rate hikes and tariffs could add pressure

There is still a healthy demand for recreational vehicles — but rate hikes and fallout from tariffs could wind up putting pressure on the sector, Winnebago CEO Michael Happe told CNBC on Wednesday. The company reported better-than-expected earnings before the bell on Wednesday, sending shares higher. After a bounce higher at the open, Winnebago gave back some of those gains and ultimately closed up 4.57 percent. The stock is down 40 percent year to date….

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Cramer flags 5 industrial stocks he likes right now, including Union Pacific and Boeing

Cramer flags 5 industrial stocks he likes right now, including Union Pacific and Boeing

CNBC’s Jim Cramer has been pinpointing the most investable stocks in sectors from health care to energy, and on Wednesday, he turned to what he called “the most fraught cohort in this entire market”: the industrials. “If there’s one thing I know from running a hedge fund, it’s that the industrials become very tough to own when interest rates are rising,” the “Mad Money” host said after the Federal Reserve reaffirmed its aggressive rate hike…

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Snapshots from the trail: The final weeks in three close Senate races

Snapshots from the trail: The final weeks in three close Senate races

Three ABC News reporters covering the Senate races in Arizona, Tennessee and Texas joined Political Director Rick Klein and Chief White House Correspondent Jon Karl on the “PowerHouse Politics” podcast this week to give their insights on the three highly-watched contests. White House Correspondent Tara Palmeri is in Arizona where the two Senate candidates faced off in their first and only debate on Monday night. GOP Rep. Martha McSally, a retired Air Force officer and…

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Cramer: Alphabet and Amazon, my largest trust holding, can still be bought after Netflix beat

Cramer: Alphabet and Amazon, my largest trust holding, can still be bought after Netflix beat

CNBC’s Jim Cramer has spotted some attractive buying opportunities in FAANG — his acronym for the stocks of Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google, now Alphabet — after the market’s latest sell-off. “Once again, reports of FAANG’s death proved to be premature,” the “Mad Money” host said Wednesday after Netflix’s earnings beat. “And, amazingly, I think Alphabet and Amazon have both come down enough that they can be purchased at these very levels.” Shares of…

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