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Obama pressures Republicans to raise debt ceiling, end shutdown

WASHINGTON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama pressured Republican lawmakers on Saturday to agree to raise the U.S. debt ceiling for longer than...

Economy Limps on the Sideline of D.C. Showdown

Again markets spent most of the week reacting to news out of Washington, and not much time on fundamentals. It looks like the market...

Obama says no good reason to continue shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — With talks having stalled between the White House and House Republicans, a bipartisan group in the Senate is polishing a measure...

Why Republicans should be very, very afraid

Washington runs on hype. We live amid an almost daily onslaught of defining moments, game changers and never-before-in-human-history blather. No one has ever been...

Obama, Republicans aim to end crisis after meeting, hurdles remain

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and Republican leaders appeared ready to end a political crisis that has shuttered much of the U.S. government...

U.S. debt standoff could ‘damage’ world economy

A prolonged U.S. debt standoff could hurt the global economy, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Thursday. The rest of the world believes...

Congress Still Gets Paid During the Shutdown — Here’s How Much

The U.S. Congress, as a whole, is making $2.95 every second. That's $177 a minute and more than $250,000 a day. And yes, it's...

Who’s winning in the shutdown? No one, says Republican hoping for compromise

At a time when compromise is hard to come by on Capitol Hill, Leonard Lance is part of a small contingent of Republicans in...

Obama plans to talk to GOP again on shutdown, debt

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is making plans to talk with Republican lawmakers at the White House in the coming days as pressure...

Obama: Republicans using ‘extortion’ on debt limit

US President Obama has said he is willing to hold budget talks with Republicans, but not until they agree to lift "threats" against the...

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The FTC takes a huge jab at Influencers

In a landmark bout of activity, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has announced that it is, in fact, watching celebrities, athletes, and other influencers...

4chan’s new racist code: How alt-right trolls are harassing Jews, Muslims and black people

Take a moment to cherish your favorite candies and search engines — you never know when the alt-right is going to appropriate them.

Students suspended after 1 dawns blackface, mocks Black Lives Matter in Snapchat videos

Two students were suspended from Albright College this week after they posted a series of video Snapchats in which one of them — a white woman — is wearing blackface.

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Keywords and relevance decide the ranking of your web pages in Google, and unsurprisingly, the same applies to Google-owned YouTube.