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More Than 70 Arrests In North Dakota As Pipeline Detractors Weigh Legal Action

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 11:49am

Proponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline say final federal permission for the project is assured. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe says the Army must complete an environmental review already underway.

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Episode 751: The Thing About That Border Tax

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 8:27pm

Over the next few months, we're going to explain President Trump's economic plans. Today: a totally new idea for corporate taxes. What's the plan, what's the theory behind it, and does it work?

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Trump's Company Loses Lawsuit Filed By Golf Club Members

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 5:38pm

The president's business cancelled memberships in the National Jupiter Golf Club, but kept the fees. A federal court has ruled the company must refund nearly $6 million.

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U.K. Lawmakers Pave The Way For May To Commence Brexit

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 4:03pm

By a large majority Wednesday, the British House of Commons gave Prime Minister Theresa May the authority to begin talks to leave the EU. It's not the last vote, but it may be the most important.

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Facebook Helps Regular People Make Money In The Internet Economy

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 4:01pm

The technology sector is being criticized for killing jobs by having robots and algorithms replace human labor. Facebook developed a way to help regular people make money in the Internet economy.

Trump Gets His Man At The State Department

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 2:22pm

Rex Tillerson, the former oil company CEO, will now head America's foreign policy, as skeptical diplomats wait for what's next.

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Senate Republicans Defy Democrats' Boycott To Advance Trump Nominees

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 9:42am

Republicans suspended committee rules this morning to advance the nominations for Health and Human Services and Treasury. Democrats staged another boycott over Trump's pick for the EPA.

Despite Turmoil, Latinos In California Are Prospering

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 9:36am

California has the country's largest Latino population. And they are tied to the state's economic prosperity. A new study analyzes how they're doing.

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VW Offers Buyback Or Cash To U.S. Diesel Owners In Latest Settlement Deal

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 6:23am

The plan would cover nearly 80,000 Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche vehicles that contain what U.S. regulators have called a cheating mechanism.

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