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Trump Ecstatic as Wall Street Sets Records Galore

Retailers and technology companies powered stocks broadly higher on Wall Street Thursday, extending the market's record-setting run. The Nasdaq composite climbed above 9,000 points for the first time as Appl...

Trump Administration Issues Less-Generous Overtime Rule

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has issued a rule that will make overtime pay available to 1.3 million additional workers, though the proposal replaces a more generous one advanced by former President Barack Obama. The Labor Department said Tuesday th...

How ICE Arrests, Removes Immigrants Living Illegally in U.S.

RICHMOND, Va. — The officers suit up in the pre-dawn darkness, wrapping on body armor, snapping in guns, pulling on black sweat shirts that read POLICE and ICE. They gather around a conference table in an ordinary office in a nondescript office park in the ...
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With OK from Congress, US Hemp Market Set to Boom

PORTLAND, Ore. — Hemp is about to get the nod from the federal government that marijuana, its cannabis plant cousin, craves. "It's a huge deal because it's a domino effect. Banks can get involved now and if ...
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Hear the One About Trump? You’ve Probably Heard a Lot

NEW YORK — Did you hear the one about President Trump? Or, more precisely, did you hear all 3,128 jokes? "Trump makes Bill Clinton look like a piker when it comes to political humor." — Robert Lichter, head of the Center for Media and Public Affairs at Geor...