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U.S. state spending exceeds $2 trillion in fiscal 2018: report

U.S. state spending exceeds $2 trillion in fiscal 2018: report

Published 15/11/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. state spending topped $2 trillion for the first time in fiscal 2018, with Medicaid expenditures rising the most along with [more…]

Carrie, Chris and Keith steal the show at the Country Music Awards

Carrie, Chris and Keith steal the show at the Country Music Awards

Published 15/11/2018

(Reuters) - Chris Stapleton was the big winner but Carrie Underwood and her unborn baby stole the limelight at the Country Music Association (CMA) awards [more…]

Pubic hair and eight-pack abs – it’s got to be Michelangelo

Pubic hair and eight-pack abs – it’s got to be Michelangelo

Published 15/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - A team of researchers led by Fitzwilliam Museum at Cambridge University has collected what they say is clear evidence to confirm a [more…]

U.S. Senate’s Flake takes a stand on protecting Mueller probe

U.S. Senate’s Flake takes a stand on protecting Mueller probe

Published 15/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A lone Republican lawmaker on Wednesday vowed to block judicial nominations in the U.S. Senate until Republican leader Mitch McConnell agrees to [more…]

Bain Capital Ventures closes $1 billion fund amid venture…

Bain Capital Ventures closes $1 billion fund amid venture…

Published 15/11/2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Bain Capital Ventures, the venture capital division of the eponymous Boston-based investment firm, said it has raised a new $1 billion [more…]

Proxy advisory firm ISS favors vote for Third Point nominees at…

Proxy advisory firm ISS favors vote for Third Point nominees at…

Published 15/11/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shareholder advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services on Wednesday recommended that Campbell Soup Co investors elect all five of Third Point hedge [more…]

Trump endorses U.S. House prison reform bill

Trump endorses U.S. House prison reform bill

Published 15/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump endorsed a bipartisan U.S. House bill on Wednesday intended to reform the federal prison system and help inmates prepare [more…]

Trump on Twitter (Nov 14) – Steelworkers, California Wildfires,…

Trump on Twitter (Nov 14) – Steelworkers, California Wildfires,…

Published 15/11/2018

The following statements were posted to the verified personal Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump (@realDonaldTrump) The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has [more…]

Mattis defends Mexico border deployment in first troop visit

Mattis defends Mexico border deployment in first troop visit

Published 15/11/2018

BASE CAMP DONNA, Texas (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis defended the deployment of thousands of troops to the border with Mexico as he [more…]

PG&E rout may be hitting hedge funds after raised bets before fire

PG&E rout may be hitting hedge funds after raised bets before fire

Published 15/11/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Prominent hedge funds, including Baupost Group and Viking Global Investors, may be bearing the brunt of utility PG&E Corp’s (PCG.N) tumbling [more…]