The market is flashing a scary new parallel to the financial crisis that should have everyone worried
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The market is flashing a scary new parallel to the financial crisis that should have everyone worried

The US Treasury department is seeing the lowest level of auction demand since 2008. This can be construed as a financial-crisis signal, adding to a growing list of…

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Canadian air traffic controllers are buying hundreds of pizzas for US colleagues who aren’t getting paid in the government shutdown
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Canadian air traffic controllers are buying hundreds of pizzas for US colleagues who aren’t getting paid in the government shutdown

Canadian air traffic controllers bought pizzas for their US colleagues who aren't getting paid during the government shutdown.The president of the Canadian Air Traffic Control Association said more…

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A military cargo plane full of meat crashed in Iran, killing everyone but a flight engineer on board, army says
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A military cargo plane full of meat crashed in Iran, killing everyone but a flight engineer on board, army says

A military plane carrying meat from Kyrgyzstan to Iran crashed on Monday.Fifteen out of the 16 people on board died, Iran's army said.While attempting an emergency landing, the…

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The CEO of Kroger, America’s largest supermarket chain, explains why the company’s merger with the country’s 6th favorite grocer puts them in the perfect position to take on Amazon and Whole Foods
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The CEO of Kroger, America’s largest supermarket chain, explains why the company’s merger with the country’s 6th favorite grocer puts them in the perfect position to take on Amazon and Whole Foods

Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen spoke about his company's omnichannel strategy at the National Retail Federation's 2019 Big Show. In an interview with CNBC anchor Sara Eisen, McMullen discussed…

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Here’s why we give better advice to our friends than we give to ourselves
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Here’s why we give better advice to our friends than we give to ourselves

Adam Grant is the author of "Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World." He explains why we give better advice to our friends than to ourselves.

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Stocks are falling after a fresh set of horrible data out of China reignited worries about the global economy
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Stocks are falling after a fresh set of horrible data out of China reignited worries about the global economy

A fresh set of troublingly poor data out of China has investors running for cover on Monday, with all major stock indexes around the world losing ground on…

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The 10 most important things in the world right now
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The 10 most important things in the world right now

President Donald TrumpEvan Vucci/AP Hello! Here's everything you need to know on Monday, January 14. 1.President Donald Trump has gone on a Sunday night Twitter rant demeaning and…

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Trump goes on Sunday night Twitter rant mocking Elizabeth Warren, saying her campaign announcement ‘would have been a smash’ if her husband had dressed in ‘Indian garb’
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Trump goes on Sunday night Twitter rant mocking Elizabeth Warren, saying her campaign announcement ‘would have been a smash’ if her husband had dressed in ‘Indian garb’

President Donald Trump on Sunday again mocked Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren's claims of Native American heritage and her nascent presidential ambitions. Trump singled out Warren's instagram campaign announcement,…

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Here’s what you missed this weekend: The US government shutdown became the longest on record, the president tweeted his fury at being called a Russian agent and investigators think they know why Jayme Closs’ suspected abductor allegedly killed her parents
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Republican lawmakers say Trump isn’t backing down on the longest shutdown, instead pointing finger at Democrats
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Republican lawmakers say Trump isn’t backing down on the longest shutdown, instead pointing finger at Democrats

Top Republican lawmakers created an image of an unwavering Trump in comments over multiple television appearances Sunday morning amid a record-breaking government shutdown.Sen. Lindsey Graham lead the charge,…

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Trump ties undocumented immigrants to sex crimes against children, but he’s not telling the full story
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Trump ties undocumented immigrants to sex crimes against children, but he’s not telling the full story

President Trump claimed in a Sunday tweet that thousands of undocumented immigrants in Texas jails had "committed sexual crimes against children," which he used to push for a…

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NASA’s deep-space nuclear-power crisis may soon end, thanks to a clever new robot in Tennessee
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NASA’s deep-space nuclear-power crisis may soon end, thanks to a clever new robot in Tennessee

NASA relies on plutonium-238 (Pu-238), a human-made radioactive element, to power its longest-operating and farthest-flying spacecraft. Nearly all Pu-238 was made during the Cold War, and supplies are…

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Trump’s national security team reportedly asked for military options to attack Iran last fall, alarming US officials
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Trump’s national security team reportedly asked for military options to attack Iran last fall, alarming US officials

The Trump administration asked the Pentagon for military options to strike Iran last fall, according to a new Wall Street Journal report. The request alarmed Pentagon and State…

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Pakistan abruptly stopped calling out China’s mass oppression of Muslims. Critics say Beijing bought its silence
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Pakistan abruptly stopped calling out China’s mass oppression of Muslims. Critics say Beijing bought its silence

China is facing international pressure over its crackdown on its Muslim ethnic minority, the Uighurs.Chinese authorities are accused of arbitrarily imprisoning Uighurs in prison-like camps and making them…

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Demand for new smartphones is in free-fall and this chart shows that the bottom is not yet in sight
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Demand for new smartphones is in free-fall and this chart shows that the bottom is not yet in sight

Analysts at Credit Suisse think smartphone production levels are in free-fall, and the bottom is nowhere near in sight.The investment bank said smartphone production levels will drop to…

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Wall Street experts are ignoring major warning signs being flashed by the market — and their negligence could speed up the next stock crash
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Wall Street experts are ignoring major warning signs being flashed by the market — and their negligence could speed up the next stock crash

As the stock market enters its most crucial earnings season in some time, investors will be closely watching for signs that profit growth is slowing. When it comes…

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A $350 toilet powered by worms may be the ingenious future of sanitation that Bill Gates has been dreaming about
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A $350 toilet powered by worms may be the ingenious future of sanitation that Bill Gates has been dreaming about

Worm toilets require no traditional flushing and aren't hooked up to a sewer system — instead, worms compost human waste. More than 4,000 such "Tiger Toilets" have been…

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New truck orders plunged by 43% in December, but trucking insiders remain strangely cheery
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New truck orders plunged by 43% in December, but trucking insiders remain strangely cheery

Companies ordered 43% fewer semi-trucks in December 2018 year-over-year, according to ACT Research. A slump in truck orders typically forebodes an economic turndown because it shows retailers and…

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Trump reportedly hid records of his conversations with Putin from his own administration
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Trump reportedly hid records of his conversations with Putin from his own administration

President Donald Trump reportedly hid details of his conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin from his own administration. He once took notes from his interpreter and ordered the…

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Julián Castro, former Housing and Urban Development secretary under Obama, announces 2020 presidential bid
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Julián Castro, former Housing and Urban Development secretary under Obama, announces 2020 presidential bid

Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro is running for president. The Obama administration alumnus announced his decision Saturday in his hometown of San Antonio. Castro had…

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The head of Daimler Trucks, one of the biggest truck makers in the world, reveals what he really thinks about Tesla’s semi
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The head of Daimler Trucks, one of the biggest truck makers in the world, reveals what he really thinks about Tesla’s semi

Daimler Trucks CEO Martin Daum told Business Insider that he thinks Tesla's electric truck is 'fun,' but that he takes competition from them seriously. Daum also said that…

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