U.S. to slash payouts from 9/11 victims fund

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) The special master overseeing a U.S. government fund to compensate victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on Friday said future awards will be significantly reduced, typically more…

Bank of Canada: Stop 'Spocking' our bank notes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AliensDocs) Canadians are paying a strange sort of tribute to the late Leonard Nimoy — they’re drawing his most famous character, Spock from “Star Trek,” over a 19th-century more…

Will 'basic income' become California norm?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Sacramento Bee) After months of planning, Stockton is sending debit cards loaded with $500 to a select group of residents starting Friday as part of a closely watched more…

Dow jumps 400 points on trade hopes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) Stocks surged on Friday amid increasing hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal as equities were on pace to post another solid weekly gain. The Dow Jones Industrial more…

Amazon blames Ocasio-Cortez for canceling HQ plan

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_4676929" align="aligncenter" width="596"] New York City[/caption] Amazon is blaming freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and other other lawmakers by name for the online retail giant's decision to more…

Supremes to decide on Census asking about citizenship

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The decision by a federal district judge to eliminate a citizenship question from the 2020 Census will be reviewed by the Supreme Court. The Census questionnaire is scheduled for printing this more…

Trump identifies $8 billion available for wall

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The White House on Friday identified $8.1 billion that could be allocated for walls along the southern border after President Trump declared a national emergency there because of the more…

Soros warns Europe about losing centralized control

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_2793955" align="aligncenter" width="645"] George Soros at World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.[/caption] The European Union is in a "revolutionary moment" and could end up on the ash heap more…