Steve Bannon: Chris Christie didn’t get a Cabinet position because he didn’t show up for ‘Billy Bush weekend’

(Donald Trump and Chris Christie.Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, said Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey missed out on a Cabinet nomination because of his failure to support the president after the October 7 release of the “Access Hollywood” tape, in which Trump was recorded boasting about grabbing women […]

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Global Markets: Euro grinds higher before ECB, stocks stutter

By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) – The euro climbed and stocks inched higher on Thursday, as markets waited to hear just how close the European Central Bank is to scaling back its more than 2 trillion euro ($2.75 trillion) stimulus programme. The was relief of sorts too after Donald Trump and U.S. Congress leaders struck […]

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The Latest: US, South Korea speak after North’s nuclear test

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local): __ 4:10 p.m. South Korea’s presidential office says the security chiefs for Seoul and Washington have spoken following North Korea’s sixth nuclear test. The office says U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster spoke with his South Korean counterpart, […]

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The Latest: US, South Korea speak after North’s nuclear test

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local): __ 4:10 p.m. South Korea’s presidential office says the security chiefs for Seoul and Washington have spoken following North Korea’s sixth nuclear test. The office says U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster spoke with his South Korean counterpart, […]

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Dollar recovers, world stocks gain as North Korea missile fears recede

By Abhinav Ramnarayan and Jemima Kelly LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar came off a 2-1/2 year low and world stocks rose on Wednesday after the United States’ measured response to North Korea’s missile test soothed jittery investors who turned their focus to positive economic data. European stocks rose higher, tracking counterparts in Asia and the […]

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Dollar recovers, world stocks gain as North Korea missile fears recede

By Abhinav Ramnarayan and Jemima Kelly LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar came off a 2-1/2 year low and world stocks rose on Wednesday after the United States’ measured response to North Korea’s missile test soothed jittery investors who turned their focus to positive economic data. European stocks rose higher, tracking counterparts in Asia and the […]

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Uber picks Expedia's Dara Khosrowshahi as new CEO: sources

By Heather Somerville (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] chose Dara Khosrowshahi, the chief executive of travel company Expedia Inc, as its chief executive on Sunday, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter, handing him the challenge of leading the ride-services company out of a nearly year-long crisis. Khosrowshahi, 48, would take on […]

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AP Sources: Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi to lead Uber

DETROIT (AP) — Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has been named Uber’s top executive, taking the difficult job of mending the dysfunctional ride-hailing giant and turning it from money-losing behemoth to a profitable company. Uber’s fractured eight-member board voted to hire Khosrowshahi late Sunday, capping three days of meetings and the withdrawal of once-top candidate Jeffery […]

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AP Sources: Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi to lead Uber

DETROIT (AP) — Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has been named Uber’s top executive, taking the difficult job of mending the dysfunctional ride-hailing giant and turning it from money-losing behemoth to a profitable company. Uber’s fractured eight-member board voted to hire Khosrowshahi late Sunday, capping three days of meetings and the withdrawal of once-top candidate Jeffery […]

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