Pennsylvania newspaper drops syndicated cartoon over hidden Trump insult

A Pennsylvania newspaper has dropped a syndicated cartoon after it says a reader discovered a vulgar comment against President Donald Trump hidden in the corner. “A reader brought to our attention that one of the syndicated comic strips which appears in the Sunday Butler Eagle may contain a hidden message which was apparently placed there by someone in the creative […]

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China’s factory activity drops to 27-month low

BEIJING–An official gauge of China’s factory activity dropped to a 27-month low in October as escalating trade tensions with the U.S. continued to weigh on sentiment, especially smaller firms’. The official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index dropped to 50.2 in October from 50.8 in September, data released by the National Bureau of Statistics showed Wednesday. The October reading was below a […]

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Alaska Gov. Bill Walker drops re-election bid days after deputy resigns over 'inappropriate comments'

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker waves as he announces he will drop his re-election bid while addressing the Alaska Federation of Natives conference Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, in Anchorage. Walker’s re-election plans were dealt a blow earlier in the week after his running mate, Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, resigned after making an inappropriate overture toward a woman. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen) With […]

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Dunkin' Drops the "Donuts," Adds … Beer?

Dunkin' Brands' (NASDAQ: DNKN) eponymous chain has dropped the word "Donuts" from its name, and now it's lending its revised brand to an entirely different wheat-based treat: beer. The company won't be selling six-packs in its stores, but it has partnered with craft beer major Harpoon Brewery on a new brew called Dunkin' Coffee Porter. The beer was described as […]

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