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Obama presidential library design panned; likened to softboiled egg, ‘giant toenail’
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Obama presidential library design panned; likened to softboiled egg, ‘giant toenail’

When it comes to architecture, everyone's a critic, as witnessed most recently by the Obama Presidential Center. The distinctive design of the tribute to the 44th president has been compared unfavorably to a giant toenail. Writing in the Chicago Tribune,...
Amazon’s Bezos to donate $33M for DACA student scholarships
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Amazon’s Bezos to donate $33M for DACA student scholarships

(UPI) -- Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced Friday he will support students protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program with $33 million in scholarships. Bezos and wife MacKenzie's donation will fund 1,000 scholarships -- since the progr...

Walmart, Target, AT&T, other workers receive Trump tax cut riches

"Don't cut corporate taxes," they said. "The riches will only be used for share buybacks and executive perks," they said. "The workers won't actually benefit," they said. It's already looking like "they" didn't know what they were talking about. This week W...
White House doctor declares Trump ‘in excellent health’
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White House doctor declares Trump ‘in excellent health’

(UPI) -- President Donald Trump is "in excellent health," White House doctor Ronny Jackson said Friday after the president's first full physical exam in office. Trump, 71, underwent the evaluation at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. "The Pre...
War Drums
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War Drums

One of the nation's most powerful business groups is targeting U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren -- labeling her the Steve Bannon of the left -- and signaling it intends to pour tens of millions of dollars into the midterm elections to defeat Warren and other "extrem...
MAGA: Chrysler to move 2,500 jobs from Mexico to Michigan
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MAGA: Chrysler to move 2,500 jobs from Mexico to Michigan

(UPI) -- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said Thursday it plans to invest more than $1 billion in a Detroit-area truck plant and move production of its Ram Heavy Duty trucks there from Mexico. The move is expected to create more than 2,500 jobs in the Detroit are...
Burlington Free Press editor fired over third gender tweets
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Burlington Free Press editor fired over third gender tweets

Gannett has fired Burlington Free Press editor Denis Finley for violating the company's social media policies after he issued a series of tweets criticizing Vermont's proposal to add a third gender option to driver's licenses. Gannett leaders fired Mr. Finl...
House defies Trump, votes to renew top foreign intel program
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House defies Trump, votes to renew top foreign intel program

Brushing aside confusing tweets from President Trump, the House voted Thursday to renew the government's most important intelligence collection tool after adding some new protections for Americans whose communications get picked up in the dragnet. A biparti...
Illegal Immigration ‘Deal’ by Self-Appointed ‘Gang of Six’ Falls Flat at White House
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Illegal Immigration ‘Deal’ by Self-Appointed ‘Gang of Six’ Falls Flat at White House

The immigration proposal senators presented to President Trump on Thursday fell far short of what the president has said is needed for him to sign a bill, offering only a small downpayment on the border fence and just a small dent in the chain of family migrat...
MAGA: Walmart to raise starting hourly wage to $11, issue bonuses of $1,000
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MAGA: Walmart to raise starting hourly wage to $11, issue bonuses of $1,000

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Walmart is boosting its starting salary for U.S. workers to $11 an hour, giving a one-time $1,000 cash bonus to eligible employees and expanding its maternity and parental leave benefits. The retailer said Thursday that changes to ...