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Dow Closes Down Nearly 500 Points As China-U.S. Trade Tensions Continue

On Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average ended the day with a loss of 473 points as fears grew that the U.S. and China would not resolve their differences on trade.The Dow hit its lowest level since January, closing at 25,966. At its low of the day, the Dow had plunged by as much as 648 points. The S&P 500 finished the day down 1.7 percent, and the Nasdaq Composite Index dropped 1.9 percent.Tech stocks took the heaviest blows in the war between the world’s two largest economies.... [Read Full Story]

41 People Killed After Plane Goes Up In Flames After Emergency Landing At Moscow Airport

emergency landing while on fire at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport Sunday, turning into a fiery ball as it skidded on the runway, killing 41 people.” data-reactid=”23″ type=”text”>A Russian passenger airliner was forced to make an emergency landing while on fire at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport on Sunday, killing 41 people. Thirty-seven passengers have been confirmed alive, and five people have been hospitalized, according to Aeroflot airlines. Russia’s Investigative Committee has confirmed the death toll and said two children were among those killed.... [Read Full Story]

President Trump Chooses Former Border Patrol Chief As ICE Director

President Donald Trump’s latest choice to lead U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is a former border patrol chief under the Obama administration who has publicly backed the president’s border wall. President Trump tweeted on Sunday that Mark Morgan “will be joining the Trump Administration as the head of our hard working men and women of ICE.”  The President added: “Mark is a true believer and American Patriot. He will do a great job!”... [Read Full Story]

Facebook Bans Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos And Others Over “Hate Speech”

On Thursday, Facebook announced the ban of Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, Laura Loomer, Paul Joseph Watson, Paul Nehlen, Louis Farrakhan and InfoWars over violations of its policies against “dangerous individuals and organizations.” The ban includes the removal of Pages and Groups representing the users. It also extends to Facebook’s other services and platforms, including Instagram.... [Read Full Story]

Russia’s Vladimir Putin Meets With Kim Jong-Un In Hopes Of Resolving Nuclear Standoff​

On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin sat down for talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying the summit should help plan joint efforts to resolve a standoff over Pyongyang’s nuclear program.  Kim’s first trip to Russia comes about two months after his second summit with President Donald Trump failed because of disputes over U.S.-led sanctions on the North.... [Read Full Story]

Brothers Accused Of Carrying Out Attack Sue Actor Jussie Smollett’s Legal Team For Defamation

Jan. 29 assault announced Tuesday that they filed a federal defamation lawsuit against his legal team, including celebrity attorney Mark Geragos.” data-reactid=”27″ type=”text”>On Tuesday, the two brothers who claimed “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett paid them to stage his Jan. 29 assault announced they’ve filed a federal defamation lawsuit against his legal team, including celebrity attorney Mark Geragos. According to Lissa Druss, a spokeswoman for the brothers’ legal team, Abimbola “Abel” and Olabinjo “Ola” Osundairo are suing Geragos and one of his partners, Tina Glandian. ... [Read Full Story]

President Trump Sues Top Democrat To Block Subpoena For His Financial Records

President Trump and the Trump Organization are suing House Oversight and Reform Chairman Elijah Cummings to stop subpoenas for financial information from the president’s businesses. Mr. Trump filed the lawsuit Monday morning in D.C. District Court, after Cummings authorized subpoenas for Mazars USA LLP, the president’s longtime accountant, along with a few Trump entities. ... [Read Full Story]

Justice Department Releases Redacted Mueller Report

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election has finally been released. The report comes nearly two years after Mueller began his investigation, and states the special counsel’s office found no evidence President Trump or his associates colluded with the Russian government. It does not, however, come to a conclusion as to whether Mr. Trump obstructed justice.... [Read Full Story]