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Source: Global News

Donald Trump, Rex Tillerson tensions continue amid crisis

Monday 14:32 GMT

– The strained relationship between President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson came under renewed focus Sunday, as the nation’s top diplomat insisted that Trump has not undermined him even as he again refused to deny calling the president “a moron.”

The president was angry with Tillerson’s remarks after Trump declared there were “fine people” on both sides of the clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, between white supremacists and anti-racist demonstrators that left one person dead, according to two people familiar with the Trump’s beliefs but not authorized to discuss private conversations.

Source: New York Times

Trump Blames Democrats and ‘Some Republicans’ for Stalled Agenda

Monday 21:01 GMT

President Trump convened his cabinet on Monday in the hopes of kick-starting his stalled domestic policy agenda and complained that Democrats in Congress are obstructing his efforts on tax reform, health care and the confirmation of judicial nominees.

“The Democrats have terrible policy,” Mr. Trump told reporters, flanked by Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson and James Mattis, the secretary of defense. “They are very good at, really, obstruction.”

Source: Washington Post

Pence throws his weight behind Va. GOP gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie

Monday 02:27 GMT

Vice President Pence flew to the farthest, reddest corner of Virginia on Saturday to urge coal-country voters who came out in droves for President Trump last year to do the same for Republican gubernatorial contender Ed Gillespie.

Pence described Trump as a “friend to Ed Gillespie,” promising the administration would cut income taxes across the board nationally, just as Gillespie wants to cut state income taxes by 10 percent.

Source: CBS News

Harvey Weinstein's former production company gets a financial lifeline

Monday 21:01 GMT

Colony Capital, a private equity fund run by President Donald Trump's close ally Tom Barrack, has agreed to provide "an immediate cash infusion" to the Weinstein Co., the firm co-founded by disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, both companies said.

The Weinstein Co. has a movie production business closely associated with Harvey Weinstein, but it produces "uneven returns," according to the Wall Street Journal.

Source: NBC News

Panama Papers: On the Run with Fugitive Gambling Czar Calvin Ayre

Monday 21:01 GMT

They believe that company and others revealed by the Panama Papers could help them connect the dots between Ayre and potentially dozens of other associates as he expanded his gambling, betting and alleged money-laundering operations to the Caribbean, Europe and Asia and even a Canadian Indian reservation a short drive from the U.S. border.

NBC News has learned that the Panama Papers expose some of the secret financial dealings of one of America’s most wanted fugitives –- a flamboyant Internet gambling tycoon who has used a web of offshore companies to stay one step ahead of authorities while thumbing his nose at them, flaunting his luxe lifestyle and hiding millions of dollars in illicit loot.

Source: Common Domain

GE earnings: Can CEO Flannery’s first report break a string of disappointing results?

Monday 21:01 GMT

General Electric Co. investors are likely hoping new Chief Executive John Flannery can ease concerns over the recent departure of several top executives when the company posts third-quarter earnings this week, and finally break the company’s long streak of disappointing results.

Earnings: GE is expected to report earnings excluding nonrecurring items of 49 cents a share, according to the average estimate of 15 analysts surveyed by FactSet.

Source: The Guradian

Uncommon Type: Some Stories review – Hanks, but no thanks

Monday 05:10 GMT

It’s the signal note of this book of stories, which Hanks wrote on his collection of vintage typewriters: nostalgic, conversational, fusty.

There are several stories with more-or-less showbiz settings, and it’s striking that these are among the weakest in the collection. A Junket in the City of Lights gives us Rory Thorpe, a brainless small-time actor who suddenly makes it big when he’s cast alongside the wildly successful Willa Sax in the third part of her Cassandra Rampart franchise.

Source: Fox News

EPA's Pruitt moves to end Obama-era practice of 'sue and settle' with environmentalists

Monday 21:01 GMT

The Sierra Club on Monday retweeted an environmentalist who predicted: “Scott Pruitt will be spending a lot more of your taxpayer dollars defending his inaction in court.”

Moved Monday to end a controversial practice known as “sue and settle,” which critics said was used during the Obama administration to cut deals with environmental groups leading to new regulations. “The days of regulation through litigation are over,” Pruitt said in a statement, announcing a new EPA directive.

Source: Common Domain

Samsung’s Leadership Crisis Deepens as CEO Plans Exit

Monday 15:29 GMT

The head of Samsung Electronics Co.’s components business, in a surprise move, announced plans to resign, acknowledging that the firm faces an “unprecedented crisis” and is struggling to find new growth prospects.

Samsung’s leadership ranks are stocked with executives who have decades of experience, so the firm should be able to find his replacement internally, said Mark Newman, an analyst for Sanford C. Bernstein.

Source: BBC

Aramco says huge share listing on track

Monday 10:54 GMT

Saudi Aramco has insisted that its plans for what is likely to be the world's biggest stock market listing remain on track.

In the UK, MPs have expressed concern that regulators are prepared to water down corporate governance rules in order to accommodate the huge Aramco flotation. New York is another possible listing destination, but the FT said some members of the Saudi royal family are worried about legal risks, citing US terrorism legislation that would allow citizens to sue Saudi Arabia.

Source: NBC News

Country or City How you live determines how you vote

Monday 09:01 GMT

Look at the vote out of the most populous counties in those states, Fulton and Milwaukee, and you’ll see places that are moving in the same direction – and further away from the rest of their home states.

In 2000, the partisan gap between the vote in Milwaukee and the rest of Wisconsin (every other county besides Milwaukee) was 24 points. Democrat Hillary Clinton won Fulton by 41 points and lost the rest of the state by 11 points.

Source: Fox News

Tax extension deadline: What you need to know

Monday 14:34 GMT

If you miss the tax deadline, it is in your best interest to file as soon as possible thereafter to avoid major fines and penalties.

Tax reform could bring some changes in the form of carried interest, investment expenses and state and local tax deductions, Speiss pointed out, noting this will ultimately depend on Congress passing the legislation. Speiss recommends speaking with a qualified professional about how your income and deduction patterns could change moving forward.

Source: Common Domain

What we learned from the Lakers' preseason: The team is a work in progress

Monday 15:29 GMT

If Caruso remains on a two-way contract now, he can’t be with the Lakers for more than 45 days during the season, and if the Lakers want him longer, they’ll have to make room for him somehow.

While the Lakers did add Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, who is a very strong on-ball defender, one person alone can’t turn around what’s become a cultural problem for the Lakers.

Source: Fox News

McMaster: Allies back Trump on Iran nuke deal, Tehran not 'trustworthy'

Monday 15:29 GMT

McMaster added that Trump is not yet ready to walk away from the deal, and is waiting to see if there is real change or the ability of Congress to address the issues regarding monitoring Iran and whether the country is complying with the agreement.

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster on Sunday addressed President Trump’s decision last week to nix the Iran nuclear deal unless the rogue nation fully complies with the 2015 international pact, saying it’s not a “trustworthy regime” and that it has already “crossed the line several times.”

Source: Common Domain

Long: Today marks one last time for Dale Earnhardt Jr., fans at Talladega

Monday 13:37 GMT

Buoyed by his pole-winning effort Saturday, many in the Talladega Superspeedway campgrounds are filled with hope that Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins today in his final Cup race at a track as synonymous with the Earnhardt family as any on the NASCAR circuit.

While the focus is on Dale Earnhardt Jr. as he makes his final Cup start at Talladega Superspeedway, there’s still a playoff race taking place in the Alabama 500, the middle event of the Round of 12.. Ford has won all three restrictor-plate races this year.

Source: NBC News

Civilians to be evacuated from ISIS holdout, says U.S.

Saturday 16:24 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Revealed: catalogue of failings that sank Falklands warship HMS Sheffield

Monday 00:37 GMT
Source: New York Times

Forest, Forest Everywhere. But Not an Acre to Touch.

Tuesday 10:53 GMT
Source: BBC

Do our tongues have different ‘taste zones’?

Thursday 10:54 GMT
Source: CBS News

Man treads water, drifts for 17 hours after kayak sinks

Tuesday 10:53 GMT
Source: The Week

The stark beauty of Chile's Atacama Desert

Thursday 10:54 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Trump mocks ‘Liddle’ Bob Corker, says senator was ‘made to sound a fool’

Wednesday 13:37 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Alpine Ski Resorts Luring Buyers with Year-Round Activities

Monday 21:01 GMT
Source: The Guradian

James Corden faces backlash for Harvey Weinstein jokes

Monday 14:32 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Li Yuchun: meet the pop star taking gender neutral style to China

Monday 08:06 GMT
Source: New York Times

Nike’s Chief of Design Doodles All Day

Monday 21:01 GMT
Source: DW

Beethoven's Fifth played at Swiss Le Rosey Concert Hall for 'Innocence in Danger' benefit

Monday 07:00 GMT
Source: CBS News

Harry Styles goes in a new direction

Monday 09:58 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Healthy meal prep ideas

Monday 09:01 GMT

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