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Whiatker’s appointment, made without Senate confirmation, raised fears that the special counsel’s Russia probe, which Trump has frequently excoriated as a “witch hunt,” could be undermined.

Stocks fell on Friday as market participants continued to worry about ongoing U.S.-China trade negotiations as well as slowing economic growth.

Stu Zakim, former spokesman for David Pecker’s National Enquirer, questions the wisdom of attempting to use leverage on the world’s richest man.

Bezos on Thursday accused AMI of blackmail and extortion in its reporting about the Amazon CEO’s extramarital affair.

Self-driving car startup Aurora announced on Thursday that it has raised $530 million, some of which is from Amazon.

Do you actually read privacy policies before you click accept? If you’re like most Americans, probably not. But what is in those privacy policies may surprise you.

Freshman Congress member Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and veteran lawmaker Sen. Edward Markey are introducing a resolution spelling out Congressional support for a Green New Deal — an ambitious plan to remake the U.S. economy and drastically reduce the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions.

The move is part of Ford’s overall strategy to beef up production of sport utility vehicles, crossovers, and trucks.

“BBT/STI deal an incremental positive for both companies, and is what the sector needs,” Baird analyst David George wrote in a note.

Music streaming service Spotify on Wednesday announced plans to acquire podcast producers Gimlet Media and Anchor.

Trump in his State of the Union decried “ridiculous partisan investigations” and implicitly called for them to come to an end.

Infrastructure-related companies were the big winners and drug stocks were the biggest losers after President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address.

“Yes, it was a beat relative to consensus, but we think you have to take this report with a grain of salt,” CFRA analyst Garrett Nelson says.

Steven Mnuchin lauds the president’s economic policies and jabs at what he sees as worrying socialist trends among lawmakers on the left.

A TechCrunch report last year revealed CEO Mark Zuckerberg had deleted messages from his chats.