U.S. may deploy 14,000 more troops to Middle East

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering a significant expansion of the U.S. military footprint in the Middle East, including dozens more ships, other military hardware and as many as 14,000 additional troops to counter Iran, U.S. officials said. The deployment could double the number of U.S. military personnel who have been sent to the region since the start of […]

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Media elite may oppose Warren, but she sure gets good press

Liberals call out Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s Medicare-for-all plan Even Democrats are taking notice of the estimated price tag. Dr. Vin Gupta weighs in. Resolved: Elizabeth Warren has gotten the best coverage of any presidential candidate since Barack Obama. She’s run a substantive campaign, and the press loves her gotta-plan-for-everything approach almost as much as her steady rise in the polls. […]

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Colin Reed: Biden may be leading Trump now, but don't count on him to become the Democratic nominee

Biden campaign says Iowa isn’t a must-win for the Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s campaign manager touts former vice president’s broad and diverse coalition of support; Peter Doocy reports. A summer of shaky debate performances morphed into an autumn dominated by his son’s lucrative business interests in Ukraine. A lackluster fundraising quarter led to broken promises on the role of […]

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The October jobs report may be a one-off. Here's why

Job numbers will bounce back in November: Economist First Trust Advisors chief economist Brian Wesbury discusses the Federal Reserve, job numbers and more. U.S. hiring likely stumbled in October, with economists forecasting one of the lowest payroll numbers since 2017, when hurricanes battered the country, forcing businesses to close. Continue Reading Below But investors shouldn’t fret, yet: Lackluster job creation is […]

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Barneys may double store footprint with $271M investment plan

Barneys could double its store footprint next year if a $271 million stalking-horse bid to acquire the luxury department store is approved in bankruptcy court next week. Licensing firm Authentic Brands Group, whose $271 million offer was approved by Barneys lenders on Wednesday, plans to launch 41 Barneys stores inside of Saks stores across the US and Canada, according to […]

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DirecTV may give up 'NFL Sunday Ticket' as subscribers dwindle: Report

NFL players, owners open to playoff expansion: report Sports reporter Mike Gunzelman discusses how NFL players and owners expressed interest in expanding the playoff field from 12 to 14 teams. AT&T-owned DirecTV may give up its longtime hold on exclusive rights to the NFL Sunday Ticket package when its deal expires after the 2022 season, according to a report on […]

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80,000 Kaiser employees may strike in October: What it could mean for your health care

Sen. Barrasso on the dangers of youth vaping Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso discusses teenage vaping and 2020 Democrats’ healthcare plan. As many as 80,000 Kaiser Permanente workers concentrated in California could strike in early October if their union representatives do not come to a deal with the major health care and insurance provider. Continue Reading Below Kaiser Permanente and employees have […]

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Hospitals may be forced to disclose discount rates negotiated with insurers

Alex Azar: Trump is committed to protecting Medicare for America’s seniors Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on efforts to expand Medicare coverage to treatments such as acupuncture in an efforts to tackle the opioid crisis, concerns over the future of Medicare, border funding and ObamaCare. Hospitals would have to disclose the discounted prices they negotiate with insurance companies […]

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