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Boy Scouts defend inviting Trump amid backlash over president’s rambling speech

3 hours agoNews : The Lookout

The Boy Scouts said it is a tradition to invite the commander in chief to its annual jamboree, defending its decision after Trump delivered a highly political 38-minute address to nearly 40,000 Scouts in West Virginia.

The Latest: McCain to come back to Senate Tuesday

7 hours agoNews : The Lookout

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the ongoing effort by congressional Republicans to pass a health care bill (all times local):

Learn how dealers use eBay as loophole for Dodge Demon markups

7 hours agoNews : The Lookout

Dealerships have found a way around Dodge's price-gouging prevention plan for the 2018 Challenger SRT Demon, and it still ensures cars aren't sold with enormous markups: auctions. No, dealers aren't auctioning off the cars themselves, but they're using eBay to auction off the rights to purchase a Demon at a later date. Show More Summary

Trump renews attacks on own attorney general

7 hours agoNews : The Lookout

US President Donald Trump resumed his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday, calling his onetime ally "VERY weak" in pursuing intelligence leaks and for failing to go after former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton over her email. Show More Summary

Kushner speaks after meeting Senate investigators: ‘I did not collude with Russia’

8 hours agoNews : The Lookout

In rare public remarks, President Trump’s son-in-law and top White House adviser emerged from a closed door meeting with Senate investigators, saying he did nothing wrong.

Roomba vacuum maker iRobot betting big on the 'smart' home

14 hours agoNews : The Lookout

The Roomba robotic vacuum has been whizzing across floors for years, but its future may lie more in collecting data than dirt. According to financial research firm IHS Markit, the market for smart home devices was worth $9.8 billion in 2016 and is projected to grow 60 percent this year.

Alphabet profit hit by EU fine on Google

14 hours agoNews : The Lookout

Google parent Alphabet on Monday saw shares slide as the market reacted to a massive fine by the European Commission and word that success in mobile, cloud and YouTube is coming with higher costs. Alphabet reported a quarterly profit...Show More Summary

Israeli embassy staff in Jordan returned to Israel

17 hours agoNews : The Lookout

By Ori Lewis and Suleiman Al-Khalidi JERUSALEM/AMMAN (Reuters) - The staff of Israel's embassy in Jordan, including a security guard involved in a shooting incident in which two Jordanians were killed, returned to Israel from Amman on Monday, an official from the Israeli prime minister's office said. Show More Summary

Iowa firm tied to truck deaths has history of legal problems

18 hours agoNews : The Lookout

SCHALLER, Iowa (AP) — The small, family-owned Iowa trucking company linked to the deadly case of immigrant smuggling in Texas has a history of safety and tax violations and financial problems, public records show.

Slain girl's father, sister denied visas, miss her funeral

18 hours agoNews : The Lookout

KEANSBURG, N.J. (AP) — A Jamaican man who was denied a temporary visa to attend the funeral of his slain 11-year-old daughter in New Jersey says his heart is "torn apart."

Jared Kushner reveals assets worth at least $10.6m in previously undisclosed financial holdings

yesterdayNews : The Lookout

Donald Trump’s son-in-law and top adviser Jared Kushner has revealed as much as $51 million in previously undisclosed assets in a filing after a review of his finances. Mr Kushner’s new filings “inadvertently omitted” an art collection...Show More Summary

Israel says Jerusalem mosque metal detectors to stay

yesterdayNews : The Lookout

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Sunday it would not remove metal detectors whose installation outside a major Jerusalem mosque has triggered the bloodiest clashes with the Palestinians in years, but could eventually reduce their use. Show More Summary

Donald Trump faces veto choice after US Congress agrees new Russia sanctions plan 

yesterdayNews : The Lookout

President Donald Trump is facing a looming showdown with Congress after Republicans and Democrats agreed new sanctions on Russia designed to punish the Kremlin for interfering in last year's US election. The sweeping sanctions package,...Show More Summary

The Latest: Turkey's president talks Qatar in Saudi, Kuwait

yesterdayNews : The Lookout

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the crisis diplomatic crisis between Qatar and four Arab countries (all times local):

Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns After Fatal Shooting

yesterdayNews : The Lookout

Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau resigned on Friday, nearly a week after a police officer fatally Justine Damond.

The Commodification of Orthodox Judaism

yesterdayNews : The Lookout

Two perceived qualities of Orthodox Judaism—authenticity and ancientness—are enticing people outside this religious tradition to pay for the chance to sample it. In Israel, secular citizens and foreign visitors willing to fork over $20...Show More Summary

Trump orders review to strengthen U.S. defense industry

yesterdayNews : The Lookout

By Mike Stone and Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday initiating a government-wide review of the U.S. defense industry and suggest changes to strengthen it. The review is intended...Show More Summary

Trump, in angry Twitter spree, declares ‘the complete power to pardon’

2 days agoNews : The Lookout

Those who hope for a Twitter tirade from the president every Saturday morning were amply rewarded, as he lashed out at multiple targets.

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