Nancy Pelosi jokes that so many people in the Trump administration deserve to be locked up that there isn’t enough room in jail

Nancy Pelosi jokes that so many people in the Trump administration deserve to be...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday joked that so many Trump aides are in contempt of Congress that there isn't enough room in the Capitol's jail to hold them all. Pelosi was asked at a Washington Post Live event how Democrats will respond to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin's refusal Tuesday to hand over tax records…
Boeing could have prevented 2nd 737 Max crash by listening to pilots, a union said as it accused the company of a ‘poisoned, diseased philosophy’

Boeing could have prevented 2nd 737 Max crash by listening to pilots, a union...

The second fatal Boeing 737 Max crash could have been prevented if Boeing listened to pilots' suggestions to improve safety, a major pilots union said as it accused Boeing of having a "poisoned, diseased philosophy." Dennis Tajer, a spokesman for Allied Pilots Association, which represents American Airlines pilots, told CNN that the Ethiopian Airlines crash,…
10 CEOs who didn’t find success until later in life

10 CEOs who didn’t find success until later in life

Tim and Nina Zagat met at Yale Law School, where they both graduated in 1966. They got married, moved to New York, and became corporate lawyers. Years later, while they were living and working in Paris, they made a hobby of compiling a list of their favorite restaurants in the city, which eventually became the…
LIVE: Uber is set to begin trading in one of the largest US IPOs on record

LIVE: Uber is set to begin trading in one of the largest US IPOs...

Uber is set to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday in one of the largest initial public offerings in US history. The ride-hailing giant priced shares at $45 apiece, giving it a valuation of $75.5 billion, far below the $120 billion that was floated in October. Uber is expected to raise…
A Nasdaq executive says companies are rushing to get their IPOs out before Trump goes up for re-election

A Nasdaq executive says companies are rushing to get their IPOs out before Trump...

When clients chat with Nasdaq about the timing of their IPOs, they're not worried about the next potential market downturn. Instead, it's the 2020 presidential election that has companies racing to the markets, according to Jeff Thomas, Nasdaq's senior vice president of western US listings and capital markets. "It's definitely going to create noise, uncertainty,…
Trump reportedly wants to pardon accused or convicted war criminals in time for Memorial Day

Trump reportedly wants to pardon accused or convicted war criminals in time for Memorial...

President Donald Trump is reportedly weighing pardons for several members of the US military who have been accused or convicted of war crimes. The Trump administration made expedited requests for paperwork earlier this week, so as to have the pardons ready around Memorial Day, The New York Times reported Saturday, citing two US officials. One…
Kamala Harris says ‘we need to seriously take a look’ at breaking up Facebook

Kamala Harris says ‘we need to seriously take a look’ at breaking up Facebook

Sen. Kamala Harris of California told CNN's Jake Tapper in an interview that aired Sunday that she wants to "seriously take a look" at breaking up Facebook, calling the social media behemoth "essentially a utility that has gone unregulated." Harris' remarks come in the wake of a withering New York Times op-ed by Chris Hughes,…
The best way to shrink the pay gap may be to pull back the curtain on employee salaries — but some companies are seeing that strategy backfire

The best way to shrink the pay gap may be to pull back the...

Progress in shrinking the gender pay gap has stalled over the last 15 years or so: Women working full time in the US today earn 80.7 cents for every dollar a man working full-time makes. Potential reasons for the stubborn persistence of the pay gap are both numerous and complex (think gender discrimination and the…
The Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max pilots followed all the right procedures but crashed anyway, official report finds. Now the spotlight turns to Boeing

The Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max pilots followed all the right procedures but crashed anyway,...

The pilots on last month's doomed Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max plane followed Boeing's procedures but were unable to regain control of the plane before it crashed and killed 157 people. That's according to Ethiopia's transport minister, Dagmawit Moges, who delivered the preliminary report on the disaster on Thursday. She said the crew "performed all the…
The $140 billion rally: Facebook soars to 7-month high as regulators prepare to clip its wings

The $140 billion rally: Facebook soars to 7-month high as regulators prepare to clip...

Facebook has spent recent weeks wrestling with existential questions. Not that investors seem too worried. CEO Mark Zuckerberg has published two seismic blogs on his company's future. In the first, he envisioned a dramatic shift to privacy, effectively breaking his product in two to create what he calls a separate "town square" and "living room"…

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