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A woman got sentenced to 5 years for trying to scam a wedding website twice

A woman got sentenced to 5 years for trying to scam a wedding website twice

A woman in California was injured so badly that she had to call off her wedding reception. Authorities say it was actually a scheme to defraud the popular wedding website The Knot. Vermyttya Miller, 38, was sentenced to five years in county jail after she attempted to scam the wedding planning website twice in 2016,…MORE

Joe Biden gets endorsement of South Carolina’s ‘Reckoning Crew’ after Harris exit

Joe Biden gets endorsement of South Carolina’s ‘Reckoning Crew’ after Harris exit

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday picked up the endorsement of the “Reckoning Crew” in South Carolina, a group of 100 predominately black female activists that previously supported Sen. Kamala Harris‘s presidential campaign. “Joe Biden’s support in South Carolina, particularly amongst African American voters, is undeniable and unshakable,” former Richland County Council Chair Bernice…MORE

5 key differences between NAFTA and Trump’s USMCA deal

5 key differences between NAFTA and Trump’s USMCA deal

After reaching a deal on the final version of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, President Donald Trump tweeted that it “will be the best and most important trade deal ever made by the USA” — and called its predecessor, the North American Free Trade Agreement, “our Country’s worst Trade Deal.” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi echoed that…MORE

The 11 most truth-stretching lines from Bill Barr’s Russia interview

The 11 most truth-stretching lines from Bill Barr’s Russia interview

Less than 24 hours after Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz released his much-anticipated report on the origins of the FBI’s counterintelligence investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, Attorney General Bill Barr sat for an interview in which he disputed many of the report’s conclusions while offering very little evidence for why. I…MORE

Andrew Yang qualifies for December debate stage with latest poll

Andrew Yang qualifies for December debate stage with latest poll

Businessman Andrew Yang on Tuesday qualified for the December primary debate stage by earning 4% in the latest Quinnipiac University national poll. Yang joins six other Democratic presidential candidates who have qualified: former Vice President Joe Biden, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, businessman Tom Steyer and…MORE

Verizon Media plans to lay off 150 people this week

Verizon Media plans to lay off 150 people this week

Verizon Media Group is laying off 150 staffers this week, which means the telecom company’s 2019 is ending much in the same way it started. Verizon’s portfolio of media brands, which includes Yahoo, AOL, TechCrunch and HuffPost, plans to lay off about 150 people in the US across multiple teams in the organization, according to…MORE

Here’s why the Fed may not be done cutting rates

Here’s why the Fed may not be done cutting rates

The Federal Reserve will leave interest rates where they are when it meets Wednesday. With traders pricing in a nearly 98% chance that rates will remain steady, that’s about as close to a slam dunk decision as you can get. But what happens in 2020 is anybody’s guess, according to Danielle DiMartino Booth, CEO and…MORE

Justice Department watchdog debunks Trump’s claims about the Russia probe

Justice Department watchdog debunks Trump’s claims about the Russia probe

A sweeping report released Monday by the Justice Department’s internal watchdog debunked several key claims and conspiracy theories that President Donald Trump repeatedly used to attack the Russia investigation that overshadowed much of his presidency. The 476-page report from the Justice Department’s inspector general, an independent internal watchdog who is respected across the political spectrum,…MORE

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