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'Great Anger'

President Donald Trump continued to knock the NFL on Twitter after players, owners and general managers of the league's teams took a knee and linked arms before and during the National Anthem during Monday Night Football

Equifax CEO Richard F. Smith speaks with Bloomberg News repo

Equifax CEO Richard Smith Ousted Following Massive Data Breach

Credit reporting agency Equifax is ousting CEO Richard Smith in an effort to clean up the mess left by a damaging data breach that exposed highly sensitive information about 143 million Americans. Smith's departure follows the abrupt retirement of Equifax's chief security officer and chief information officer

"Lesedi la Rona" Diamond To Be Auctioned At Sotheby's London

Massive Diamond Sells for $53 Million

The historic 1109-carat Lesedi La Rona diamond, thought to be the second largest ever recorded, was sold to British jeweler Graff Diamonds, for $53 million. Lucara originally tried to auction the diamond with a reserve price of $70 million last year

Loiza, PUERTO RICO : Aerial photo of the floadings

Trump Tweets About Puerto Rico's Debt

A volley of Trump tweets that hone in on Puerto Rico's fiscal debt in the wake of a devastating series of hurricanes have raised fresh questions over the President's ability to respond appropriately to national crises. 

A protester is led away by Capitol Hill police officers outside a Senate Finance Committee hearing on the latest Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Sept. 25, 2017.

Protesters Dragged Out of Hearing on GOP Health Bill

Protests erupted in Washington as a Senate committee gathered for a hearing on the latest Republican proposal aimed at repealing former President Barack Obama's signature health care law. The Senate is headed toward a last-ditch repeal vote this week

Rihanna's 3rd Annual Diamond Ball

Rapper Cardi B Makes Billboard Chart History

Cardi B's “Bodak Yellow” has topped the Hot 100 chart, knocking Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do” from No. 1 after three weeks in the position. “Bodak Yellow” is only the second song by an unaccompanied female rapper to ever top the chart

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media on the South Lawn after returning to the White House in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 24, 2017.

GOP Eyes Tax Cuts for Rich, Corporations

The White House and congressional Republicans are finalizing a tax plan that would slash the corporate rate while likely reducing the levy for the wealthiest Americans, with President Donald Trump ready to roll out the policy proposal at midweek


Anthony Weiner Sentenced to Prison

Former Rep. Anthony Weiner was sentenced to 21 months in prison for sexting with a 15-year-old girl in a case that rocked Hillary Clinton's campaign for the White House in the closing days of the race and may have cost her the presidency

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Kushner Used Private Email for White House Business

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, occasionally used his personal email account to communicate with colleagues in the White House. His lawyer said any non-personal emails have been forwarded to his official account and preserved