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North Korea, trade, business deals: High Asia stakes for Trump

North Korea, trade, business deals: High Asia stakes for Trump

By Justin Sink and Andy Sharp | Bloomberg News

November 2, 2017


Filed under National

President Donald Trump embarks Friday on a five-nation tour through Asia — his longest foreign trip yet — where he'll confront some of the most significant tests of his national security and economic agendas.

Paul Manafort’s lawyers say he’s not a flight risk because he knew indictment was coming and didn’t run

Paul Manafort’s lawyers say he’s not a flight risk because he knew indictment was coming and didn’t run

By Terence Cullen | New York Daily News

November 2, 2017


Filed under National

The legal team contended the veteran GOP strategist, due in court Friday afternoon, isn't a flight risk because he consistently returned home from trips abroad despite the pending indictment.

Facebook stumbles with early effort to stamp out fake news

Facebook stumbles with early effort to stamp out fake news

By Sarah Frier | Bloomberg News

October 30, 2017


Filed under National

The company outsources the process to third-party fact checkers who can only tackle a small fraction of the bogus news that floods the social network, according to interviews with people involved in the process.

Senators push forward with bipartisan Obamacare fix — and Trump’s encouragement

Senators push forward with bipartisan Obamacare fix — and Trump’s encouragement

By Lisa Mascaro | Tribune Washington Bureau

October 19, 2017


Filed under National

Despite President Donald Trump's mixed messages, key senators unveiled their bipartisan plan Thursday to stabilize health insurance markets, drawing widespread support.

Apps for surviving disasters

Apps for surviving disasters

By Seung Lee | The Mercury News

October 17, 2017


Filed under National

Some forward thinking and a few smartphone apps can be a valuable companion to navigate a disaster and its aftermath — even when there is little to no data connection, experts say.

After evacuations are lifted in California fires, some residents return home to wreckage: ‘It’s gone’

After evacuations are lifted in California fires, some residents return home to wreckage: ‘It’s gone’

By Laura J. Nelson | Los Angeles Times

October 17, 2017


Filed under National

Hours after police lifted the evacuation orders for a small area of the Larkfield-Wikiup area, dozens of residents sped through the darkened streets to check their houses for damage or to see what was left to salvage.

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