Dow Plows Higher Despite Mueller Dump – Don’t Fear a ‘Trump Reckoning’

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By The Dow plowed higher on Thursday, even as Wall Street breathlessly waited for US Attorney General William Barr to release a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report into the 2016 Trump campaign. But though touted by liberals as a reckoning for Donald Trump, the Mueller report is really just a smokescreen, at least so far as the stock market is concerned.

Dow Climbs as DOJ Dumps Mueller Report

Responding to strong retail sales data, the Dow Jones Industrial Average popped at the opening bell, rising more than 100 points before paring those gains. As of 11:13 am ET, the DJIA had jumped 79.13 points or 0.3 percent to 26,528.67. The S&P 500 gained just 0.01 percent to hold at 2,900, and the Nasdaq lost 0.19 percent to fall to 7,980.92.

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Jussie Smollett: Obama-Linked Attorney Unloads on ‘Washed-Up Celeb’

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By “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett has pissed just about everyone off and appears to be losing fans and friends everywhere. The latest defector is Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx, whose handling of the case came under scrutiny after reporters exposed her connection with a former Obama aide. Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx … Read more

Key Dow Stocks Are Plunging – Blame Bernie Sanders

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By The Dow and broader US stock market struggled to sustain any positive momentum on Wednesday, as key health-care stocks flirted with their worst declines of 2019. The culprits? “Medicare for All” and its would-be harbinger, Bernie Sanders.

Health-Care Stocks Plunge by $28 Billion on Tuesday, and the Sell-Off Isn’t Over Yet

Bloomberg data indicates that health insurance companies and hospitals lost a staggering $28 billion in market value on Tuesday after UnitedHealth Group CEO David Wichmann warned that the Medicare for All bill favored by Bernie Sanders and other top Democratic lawmakers would completely “destabilize” the US health-care system.

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Elon Musk Went Broke to Save Tesla in 2008, He’s Now Worth $21 Billion

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Elon Musk reminded everyone on Twitter last night that he risked his entire fortune to make Tesla the success it is today. From living on borrowed money in 2008, Musk is now worth $21 billion and presides over two of the largest cutting-edge companies on the planet: Tesla and SpaceX.

Replying to one Twitter user, the 47-year-old entrepreneur confirmed:

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Trump Sends 2020 R.I.P To Biden & Sanders as Dow Nears Record High

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Donald Trump rubbed his crystal ball (otherwise known as looking at polling) and has come up with his most likely Democratic opponents. Unsurprisingly his prediction is for “Crazy” Bernie Sanders and “Sleepy” Joe Biden to come out on top.

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Lori Loughlin: Failed 1988 TV Pilot Eerily Foreshadowed Star’s Shocking Arrest

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By Earlier this week, actress Lori Loughlin pleaded not guilty to her alleged role in the college admissions scandal whose exposure rocked both Hollywood and higher education. Now, an unsold TV pilot has emerged that eerily foreshadowed her shocking arrest – even if it didn’t predict the details.

Failed CBS Pilot Previewed Lori Loughlin’s Arrest

Loughlin, 54, is best known for her run on “Full House” and its reboot, “Fuller House”, where she portrayed Becky Katsopolis. However, in 1988 – the same year that she first appeared on “Full House” – she starred in a failed TV pilot called “Old Money” that aired on the CBS Summer Playhouse.

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Rebuilding Notre Dame Cathedral: Heart-Breaking Costs of a Catastrophic Fire

By  Millions watched with tears in their eyes as Notre Dame was ravaged by fire on Monday night. The cathedral’s iconic spire was engulfed in flames before collapsing into ash, and 100 meters of wooden roof work was destroyed. France’s president Emmanuel Macron said the “worst had been avoided,” but attention now turns to … Read more

Trump: Tiger Woods Earned Medal of Freedom with Masters Triumph

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By US President Donald Trump said that he would award Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in recognition for his stunning victory at the 2019 Masters Tournament on Sunday.

Donald Trump to Give Medal of Freedom to Tiger Woods

Trump made the announcement on Twitter, arguing that Woods deserved the award because of his “incredible Success & Comeback in Sports (Golf) and, more importantly, LIFE.”

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Ranked: The Richest Game of Thrones Actors as Epic Final Season Begins

Game of Thrones made its epic return to screens on Sunday to kick off its eighth and final season.

The HBO show is already a record-breaking show. Season eight alone is expected to pull in more than $1 billion for HBO. And each episode cost a mega $15 million to make. Much of that budget is going straight in the pockets of the show’s biggest actors.

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