Bloomberg Campaign Shuts Down Report He’s Considering Hillary Clinton As Running Mate

Michael Bloomberg’s campaign is downplaying a report claiming the billionaire presidential hopeful is considering former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as his vice presidential running mate. “We are focused on the primary and the debate, not VP speculation,” Jason Schechter, the campaign’s communications director, said in a statement to Deadline Saturday evening. The statement came in response to a tweet […]

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‘Jagged Little Pill’ Musical In New York Evacuated After Possible Pepper Spray Incident

A matinee performance of “Jagged Little Pill” was halted Saturday in New York City, following reports of a substance being sprayed inside the theatre where the musical was taking place. According to WNBC television, crews from the New York Fire Department responded to the Broadhurst Theatre around 4:15 p.m., after someone released a substance believed to be pepper spray. Authorities […]

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Rishi Sunak must stretch the rules to splash cash in the regions

Treasury officials, already shell-shocked from a change of management, are expected to come under further pressure this week from figures showing wages growth slowing, retail sales flagging and inflation rising. Ahead of a budget that is still scheduled for 11 March, economists at the finance ministry will want to assess the impact this will have on the public finances. The […]

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The Coronavirus’s Effect on Tourism Will Carry Into 2021, Experts Say

Earlier this week, even as infections of the novel coronavirus seemed to be slowing, the effects of the epidemic on the global tourism industry were accelerating rapidly.  The impact of the pneumonia-like disease caused by the virus, called Covid-19, is already being felt across the Asian continent, where leisure and business travel contributed $884 billion to gross domestic product in 2017, the most […]

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Michael Bloomberg Allegedly Told New Mom To Find ‘Some Black’ For A Nanny

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg has long been trailed by accusations of promoting a frat house culture in the workplace, but documents in a 1998 lawsuit reported by The Washington Post contain particularly ugly remarks attributed to the Manhattan billionaire. Around July 1993 at the financial data company he founded, Bloomberg allegedly browbeat a saleswoman in front of other employees. He’d just […]

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Trump Is Sending Elite Border Patrol Units to Make Arrests in Sanctuary Cities

President Donald Trump is deploying border patrol agents from tactical units to sanctuary cities across the nation to arrest undocumented people. According to the New York Times, one hundred agents from the Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC), will assist local Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers with arrests of undocumented people in Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Houston, […]

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Bayer Faces More Weedkiller Pain With $265 Million Dicamba Award

Bayer AG and BASF SE must pay $250 million in punitive damages over damage their dicamba weedkiller did to a Missouri farmer’s peach orchards, in the first case over the herbicide to be decided by a jury. After ruling on Friday that the companies product did $15 million in damage to Bill Bader’s peach farm, jurors in federal court in […]

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Bloomberg pushes $15 minimum wage in ambitious labor plan

Bloomberg spending millions on 2020 campaign ads America First Action PAC spokesperson Steve Cortes discusses what Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg’s ad spending means to his campaign. Democrat presidential contender Mike Bloomberg’s campaign released his labor policy goals on Saturday, promising a $15 minimum wage and other concessions for workers. Continue Reading Below Bloomberg’s proposal includes requiring employers to provide […]

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