• Details of new NFL national anthem policy appear to show league caved to Trump

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The NFL has a new national anthem policy and it appears that the league caved to the demands of President Donald Trump and those who vilified the ongoing protests of players against police brutality and racial inequality in the justice system.
    The new policy made clear that all players should stand for the anthem, that those who wished not to could remain in the locker room, and teams with players who "did not show proper respect for the flag and Anthem" would be fined.
    The NFL Players Association noted that they had not been consulted about the new policy, and would be ready to challenge...
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  • Trump teases 'big news' for U.S. auto workers, suggests NAFTA link

    Trump teases 'big news' for U.S. auto workers, suggests NAFTA link

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly pledged to revive American manufacturing, said on Wednesday that "big news" was coming that would be welcomed by U.S. auto workers, and he suggested it was somehow linked to NAFTA trade talks.
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  • US sales of new homes slipped 1.5 percent in April

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - Sales of new U.S. homes fell 1.5 percent in April as buying plunged in the West.
    The Commerce Department said Wednesday that new homes sold last month at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 662,000. So far this year, new-home sales are 8.4 percent higher than in 2017.
    A solid job market and a shortage of existing homes for sale have led more people into the new home market, even though they are generally more expensive than existing homes. Sales last month were increasingly were made at the higher end.
    Momentum in the U.S. housing market has overcome even a supply shortage...
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  • Sales of new U.S. homes fell 1.5 percent in April; buying plunged in the West

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - Sales of new U.S. homes fell 1.5 percent in April; buying plunged in the West.
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  • Stocks slip after weak economic data from Europe

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - U.S. stocks are falling Wednesday morning after a weak finish the day before, and energy and industrial companies are taking some of the worst losses. Investors are concerned about the European economy after a measure of business activity fell to an 18-month low in May. Target is sliding after big investments in its operations cut into its first-quarter profit while jewelry company Tiffany is climbing after a strong report.
    KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index shed 10 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,713 as of 10 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average slid 101 points, or...
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  • Trump teases 'big news' for U.S. auto workers, offers no details

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly pledged to revive American manufacturing, on Wednesday said "big news" was coming that would be welcomed by U.S. autoworkers but he gave no details.
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