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Breaking News: Big Tumble for Stocks: NEW YORK (AP/Staff) — Stock trading turned jittery again after two weeks of gains, experiencing serious drops on all three major indices. At the close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 602 points. The Nasdaq fell 206, while the S&P 500 decreased by 55 points. … Read the rest of the article…

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House and Senate face long to-do list in lame duck session

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The House and Senate return to Washington Tuesday for the first time since well before Election Day.While this is a lame duck session of Congress, there is still plenty of work to get through. Here are a few of the issues that lawmakers will try to tackle in 19 legislative days over the next two months.CONFIRMING A NEW ATTORNEY GENERALPresident Donald Trump’s firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and subsequent installation of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general has set off a chain ...

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Uber announces 21 categories of sexual misconduct to report

Uber(NEW YORK) -- Uber announced a new system to identify sexual misconduct on its platform -- introducing 21 categories from staring and leering to non-consensual sexual penetration -- in a step toward transparency with customers and rehabilitating its public image."You've probably heard 'Do the right thing,' which we've really made an organizing principal for everything in the company," Uber's chief legal officer Tony West told a handful of reporters at a private event on Monday in New York City. "I've talked about the importance of ...

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Special counsel witness expects to be charged in Mueller probe

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The former Infowars Washington bureau chief, who recently testified before a federal grand jury in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, tells ABC News that after two months of closed-door talks with investigators, the special counsel has now indicated he will be charged within a matter of days.“I don’t know what they’re going to charge me with,” said Jerome Corsi, who until recently served as the Washington, D.C., bureau chief for the controversial ...

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Black Friday sales: All the best deals and how to save big

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Thanksgiving falls on Nov. 22 this year, which means Black Friday and Cyber Monday -- often thought of as two of the biggest shopping days of the year -- may be even sooner than you realized.For years on Black Friday, retailers have opened their doors before the crack of dawn so that consumers can take advantage of some of the year's most notable sales. But now online shopping has become a welcome alternative.In fact, more money was spent on Cyber Monday than ...

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Khashoggi recordings being used as 'political game,' French foreign minister says

Jack Taylor/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- A diplomatic dispute broke out between France and Turkey after French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian accused Ankara of playing political games in the murder of Saudi journalist and Washington Post writer, Jamal Khashoggi.Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed over the weekend that Turkey gave tape recordings related to Khashoggi's killing to the United States, Saudi Arabia, Germany, France and Britain, according to The Associated Press.However, during an interview Monday on French TV, Le Drian denied receiving any tapes."The truth isn't ...

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Abrams files lawsuit over provisional ballots in Georgia hoping to to force runoff

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images(ATLANTA) -- Stacey Abrams, the Democratic candidate in Georgia's still-uncalled governor's race, is hoping a count of all provisional ballots can help her close the gap with Republican Brian Kemp and force a runoff.Abrams filed a lawsuit on Sunday asking for all provisional ballots be counted, citing instances in which voters she said voters would have cast their ballots for her, but were turned away. Provisional ballots are considered a fail-safe for voters who arrive at the polls and may not have all ...

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New physical fitness guidelines issued and most of us aren't meeting them

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. government has issued the first new guidelines on physical fitness since 2008 with the message that Americans need to move more, especially kids.Just one in five teens meet the recommendation of at least 60 minutes of activity each day, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.For the first time, the new Physical Activity Guidelines included recommendations for kids ages 3 to 5. Preschool-aged children should be "active throughout the day to enhance growth and development," the ...

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YTMT Logo A (partial) win for Dems. But no Blue Wave.

By any objective analysis, as compared to historical norms, Democrats significantly underperformed Tuesday.

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