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Carl Bernstein: Trump is a ‘war criminal’
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Carl Bernstein: Trump is a ‘war criminal’

Veteran journalist and author Carl Bernstein called former President Donald Trump a “war criminal” on “Reliable Sources” Sunday. “I think we need to calmly step back and maybe look at Trump in a different context,” Bernstein told CNN’s chief media correspondent Brian Stelter, adding that Trump is “our own American war criminal.” Bernstein’s comments come…MORE

Here are 8 things investors will be looking for in Tesla’s earnings report
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Here are 8 things investors will be looking for in Tesla’s earnings report

Tesla is the most secretive automaker on the planet, so investors are always eager to pore through its quarterly report and conference call, when they finally can get more than tweet-sized morsels of information. The last two quarterly results have disappointed them. Shares have fallen nearly 30% from their record high set just ahead of…MORE

The Delta variant is another massive headache for the Fed
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The Delta variant is another massive headache for the Fed

The Federal Reserve was already keeping a close eye on rising prices. Now it has to contend with the Delta coronavirus variant. The highly contagious Delta variant of Covid-19 is racing across the globe, causing a shortage of workers in the United Kingdom and heaping stress on the battered global travel industry. Delta now makes…MORE

Frito-Lay Kansas worker strike ends after 20 days
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Frito-Lay Kansas worker strike ends after 20 days

After a nearly three-week strike, hundreds of Frito-Lay employees in Topeka, Kansas have ratified a revised contract Saturday addressing what union leaders had previously described as a diminished quality of life stemming from work conditions, including long hours, forced overtime, and stagnating wages. The contract will provide workers with a guaranteed day off each work…MORE

Trump ally Tom Barrack pulls SPAC plans after indictment
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Trump ally Tom Barrack pulls SPAC plans after indictment

A blank-check firm backed by Tom Barrack, the billionaire investor who was chairman of Donald Trump’s inaugural committee in 2017 and is a close friend of the former president, has withdrawn plans to take the company public after Barrack was charged with illegal foreign lobbying earlier this week. Falcon Peak Acquisition Corp., which had applied…MORE

How Fox News is making a network out of race baiting
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How Fox News is making a network out of race baiting

One evening earlier this month, a White rage-filled man sat behind a desk, looked into a camera, and began to rant about how something must be done to “save” the United States before “we become Rwanda,” a not-so-subtle reference to the horrific genocide that occurred in the African country decades ago. That rage-filled man, who…MORE

Why hundreds of Frito-Lay workers have been striking
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Why hundreds of Frito-Lay workers have been striking

Workers at the Frito-Lay plant in Topeka, Kansas, say it used to be one of the best jobs in town — a place of shared meals, group outings and community. In recent years, though, employees and union members say the facility where Doritos, Cheetos and Tostitos are made has become another toxic work environment. Hundreds…MORE

‘People are just walking out in the middle of shifts’: What it’s like to work in a restaurant right now
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‘People are just walking out in the middle of shifts’: What it’s like to work in a restaurant right now

Going out to eat might feel a little different these days. Maybe you’re waiting longer for a table, even though the restaurant doesn’t appear full. Or maybe your service is slower, and your server seems anxious. That’s because restaurants across the United States are understaffed, and jobs that were already stressful have gotten even more…MORE

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