Elizabeth Warren takes heat for dodging questions on ‘Medicare for All’ taxes

Elizabeth Warren takes heat for dodging questions on ‘Medicare for All’ taxes

Democratic presidential hopeful Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren speaks during the fourth Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season co-hosted by The New York Times and CNN at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio on October 15, 2019. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images Democratic presidential candidates tore into Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday after she dodged questions on whether middle-class Americans would have to pay more in taxes under her “Medicare for All”…

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Andrew Yang turns question on Trump impeachment into a slam against Amazon for hurting retailers

Andrew Yang turns question on Trump impeachment into a slam against Amazon for hurting retailers

Entrepreneur Andrew Yang speaks onstage during the fourth Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season co-hosted by The New York Times and CNN at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio on October 15, 2019. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images Andrew Yang, whose longshot Democratic campaign has made surprising inroads into the race for the White House, flipped a debate question about the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump’s to a slam on…

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SoftBank is in talks with JP Morgan on WeWork bailout as cash expected to dry up by mid-November

SoftBank is in talks with JP Morgan on WeWork bailout as cash expected to dry up by mid-November

SoftBank Group founder, chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son announces his group’s earnings results on May 9, 2019, in Tokyo. Alessandro Di Ciommo | NurPhoto | Getty Images SoftBank is WeWork’s biggest outside shareholder. J.P. Morgan Chase was supposed to lead its IPO. Now the two firms are trying to pull together a financing package to save the office-sharing company, according to people familiar with the matter. Without additional funding, WeWork is poised to run out…

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House Democrats will not hold a vote authorizing impeachment probe, which White House sought

House Democrats will not hold a vote authorizing impeachment probe, which White House sought

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., conducts a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center to introduce the College Affordability Act, an overhaul of higher education system, on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images House Democrats will not hold a vote to authorize an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump as of now, which the White House had sought, according to a person familiar with the discussions…

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Facebook employee says he was fired for speaking out about his colleague’s suicide

Facebook employee says he was fired for speaking out about his colleague’s suicide

Yi Yin joined Facebook’s core growth team in July and he was fired after he participated in a protest demanding justice for Qin Chen, an employee who committed suicide at the company’s headquarters on Sept. 19. Yi Yin A Facebook software engineer told CNBC on Tuesday that he was fired by the company in part for speaking out about his colleague’s suicide last month. Yi Yin joined Facebook’s core growth team in July and he…

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US charges Turkish bank, linked to Giuliani client, over Iran sanctions evasion scheme

US charges Turkish bank, linked to Giuliani client, over Iran sanctions evasion scheme

People walk past a branch of Turkish bank HalkBank in Istanbul, Turkey. Chris McGrath | Getty Images Federal prosecutors in New York announced charges on Tuesday against a Turkish bank with ties to a gold trader connected to Rudy Giuliani, accusing the financial institution of a multi-billion dollar scheme to evade U.S. sanctions on Iran. The six-count indictment for fraud, money laundering and sanctions offenses comes a year after a former executive at the bank,…

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Joe Biden’s slide and the Trump impeachment saga loom over the fourth Democratic debate

Joe Biden’s slide and the Trump impeachment saga loom over the fourth Democratic debate

The 12 candidates podiums stand ready before the fourth U.S. Democratic presidential candidates 2020 election debate at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio, October 15, 2019. Jim Bourg | Reuters Twelve Democratic presidential hopefuls are about to step out onto an Ohio debate stage, and into a new and uncharted phase of the 2020 primary race. The top of the Democratic primary field, once dominated by former Vice President Joe Biden, is in flux. While Biden…

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Here’s a first look at Google’s new phone, which you can control by waving your hand over the screen

Here’s a first look at Google’s new phone, which you can control by waving your hand over the screen

Google announced a bunch of new gadgets at a press event in New York City on Tuesday, including the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL phones, a new Nest Wi-Fi system that doubles as a smart home speaker, Pixel Buds to compete with AirPods and a laptop called the Chromebook Go. I had a chance to check them out briefly at the event. Here are my first impressions. Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL: Nice…

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Top drug distributors in talks to settle opioid litigation for $18 billion, report says

Top drug distributors in talks to settle opioid litigation for $18 billion, report says

This illustration image shows tablets of opioid painkiller Oxycodon delivered on medical prescription taken on September 18, 2019 in Washington, DC. Eric Baradat | AFP | Getty Images State and local officials are reportedly in talks with three major drug distributors on a potential $18 billion settlement of litigation that blames them for helping to fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic. The potential settlement, according to the Wall Street Journal, would require McKesson Corp., AmerisourceBergen Corp. and…

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Three before you leave — What to watch for Wednesday including Netflix, Bank of America earnings

Three before you leave — What to watch for Wednesday including Netflix, Bank of America earnings

Chesnot | Getty Images Here are the most important things to know about Wednesday before you hit the door. 1. Netflix redemption? Netflix reports third-quarter earnings after the bell on Wednesday. The once beloved streaming stock got pummeled this quarter as increased competition in the streaming wars and a slump in subscriber additions have worried investors about the future of the highly-valued technology stock. Shares of Netflix are down more than 20% since its second-quarter…

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