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Donna Brazile: Biden campaign ‘needs to be concerned’ about cash woes

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Former Vice President Joe Biden’s lack of campaign cash compared to some of his top rivals warrants “concern,” Fox News contributor Donna Brazile said on Friday. “I think the Biden campaign needs to be concerned,” the former interim DNC chairwoman told “America’s Newsroom.” Biden was overshadowed by fellow co-front-runner Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts at the fourth-round Democratic presidential Read More

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency should be prevented: German finance minister

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FILE PHOTO: Small toy figures are seen on representations of virtual currency in front of the Libra logo in this illustration picture, June 21, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration WASHINGTON (Reuters) – German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz on Friday redoubled his criticism of Facebook’s plans to launch its Libra cryptocurrency, and said creation of a new world Read More

William H. Macy back to work as wife Felicity Huffman serves 14-day prison sentence

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William H. Macy returned to work on the set of his TV series “Shameless” days after his wife, Felicity Huffman, surrendered herself to prison. He was spotted getting ready for a scene in Los Angeles on Thursday afternoon. Huffman is currently serving a14-day sentence at theFederal Correctional Institution in Dublin, Calif. for her role in the college admissions Read More

Exclusive: Boeing 2016 internal messages suggest employees may have misled FAA on 737 MAX – sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Boeing Co (BA.N) turned over instant messages from 2016 between two employees that suggest the airplane maker may have misled the Federal Aviation Administration about a key safety system on the grounded 737 MAX, sources briefed on the matter said. FILE PHOTO: Unpainted Boeing 737 MAX aircraft are seen parked in an Read More

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder over asbestos concerns

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Johnson & Johnson on Friday announced a voluntary recall of a single lot of its baby powder over concerns the product may contain asbestos. In a statement posted to its website, the company said the recall was issued “out of an abundance of caution” after testing by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) indicated “the presence Read More

UPDATE 1-Banco do Brasil shares up over 2% after raising $1.39 bln

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FILE PHOTO: The Banco do Brasil logo is seen outside a bank office in Sao Paulo, Brazil August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File photo SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Shares of Brazilian state-controlled lender Banco do Brasil SA (BBAS3.SA) were up more than 2% on Friday after the bank said it had raised 5.836 billion reais ($1.39 Read More

Ezekiel Elliott’s dad under investigation after officials say his African cat got loose

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Ohio authorities on Thursday searched the home of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott’s father after police shot and killed a loose African cat they believe he owned. A Fairfield County deputy was forced to shoot and killed a serval cat Sunday after a person called 911 to report that the animal was attacking their Read More

‘Stablecoins’ could hinder efforts to stamp out money laundering: global watchdog

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LONDON (Reuters) – The spread of cryptocurrencies such as Facebook’s Libra could have serious repercussions for worldwide efforts to detect and stamp out money laundering and terror financing, a global watchdog on illicit finance said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A 3D-printed Facebook Libra cryptocurrency logo is seen in front of displayed German flag in this Read More

Judge’s unorthodox approach has huge opioid settlement within reach

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(Reuters) – From the start of the sprawling U.S. litigation seeking to hold drugmakers and distributors liable for the country’s opioid epidemic, Judge Dan Polster has made one thing clear: he never wanted a trial. FILE PHOTO: Federal Judge Dan A. Polster, of the U.S. District Court’s Northern District of Ohio, poses in an undated Read More

At least 33 dead in vape epidemic; CDC says black market THC products playing ‘major role’

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At least 33 deaths across 24 states have now been linked to vape-related illnesses, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting that illegal or black market THC products are largely fueling the outbreak, but stopping short of identifying these products as the main cause. Of the victims in 1,479 confirmed EVALI (e-cigarette or vaping Read More