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Trump has casino trademark in Jordan but gambling is illegal

Jordan Trump Trademarks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The president of the United States holds a trademark in Jordan for a Donald Trump casino, despite the fact that gambling is illegal in the kingdom. It is one of four he received before he ran for office, and suggests that the former casino executive may have had...


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Waze gets into the order-ahead business with Dunkin' Donuts

Waze Ordering Ahead

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Waze’s traffic navigation app already shows ads prodding drivers to swing by fast-food joints like Dunkin’ Donuts and Taco Bell. Now it’s adding a new item to its menu — the ability to place orders at some shops. On Tuesday, the Google-owned app will start letting drivers...


Government

McConnell criticizes Iran nuke deal as 'windfall' for Tehran

US Israel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Aiming to prove their commitment to Israel, senior U.S. lawmakers are backing bipartisan legislation that would slap Iran with new sanctions while maintaining rigorous enforcement of the landmark nuclear deal. The measures, unveiled ahead of the opening of the annual American...


Government

GOP divided over new course after House health care debacle

House Republicans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Still reeling from last week’s House health care debacle, Republicans are pivoting to tax cuts and other issues but remain riven into factions and all over the map about how and when to return to their marquee pledge to eviscerate former President Barack Obama’s 2010 overhaul....


Government

Trump puts anti-global warming projects on chopping block

Trump Climate Plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order Tuesday aimed at moving forward on his campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama’s plan to curb global warming. The order will suspend, rescind or flag for review more than a half-dozen measures in an...


Government

House Intelligence chairman Nunes rebuffs calls to step aside in Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Intelligence chairman Nunes rebuffs calls to step aside in Russia investigation; says ‘Why would I?‘


Business

Ford will invest $1.2 billion at three Michigan facilities

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Ford will invest $1.2 billion to build or modernize three facilities in Michigan where it plans to assemble trucks and SUVs, and to store consumer data, a reflection of the trends that are fundamentally reshaping the auto industry’s business model and manufacturing...


Business

The post-election rally is increasingly reliant on the little guy. That could

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. For a read on the bull market, look at who’s buying. Right now, it’s a dwindling list. With hedge funds, corporate executives and even companies backing away from equities, the post-election rally is increasingly reliant on the little guy. Not everyone thinks he’s enough. Gains...


Business

Trump says Ford will make 'major investment' at three Michigan auto plants

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. In an early morning tweet, President Donald Trump said Ford will announce today plans to make a “major investment” in three Michigan plants. A spokeswoman for Ford said the company did not have an immediate comment. Trump has pointed to a series of investments in...


Business

Square boosts global payments ambitions with UK expansion

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Square Inc. is rolling out mobile payment services in the U.K., marking its biggest global expansion in a push to boost growth while the U.S. market nears saturation. Though Square has already planted a flag in Canada, Japan and Australia, the U.K. represents its best...


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