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Trump Announces End To Manufacturing Council After Multiple CEOs Resign

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:31:00 -0400

President Trump has ended both his manufacturing council and Strategic and Policy Forum, following the resignations of many CEOs who had served on them. Trump, who had promised to run government like a business, finds himself at odds with business leaders.

Dreamhost Challenges Department Of Justice Anti-Trump Records Request

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:31:00 -0400

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Dallas Kashuba, co-founder of DreamHost. The company challenged the Department of Justice's demand that DreamHost hand over 1.3 million IP addresses for people who visited an anti-trump protest site.

In Trump's Government, The 'Regulated Have Become The Regulators'

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:20:37 -0400

Eric Lipton of The New York Times says lobbyists now working for the government are leading a regulatory roll back that is benefiting the industries they used to represent.

Trump Disbands 2 Business Advisory Councils After String Of Resignations

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:24:00 -0400

Eight executives quit President Trump's manufacturing council this week, following his controversial remarks about white supremacists and violence in Charlottesville, Va.

At NAFTA Kickoff, U.S., Mexico And Canada Already Show Signs Of Disagreement

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:23:00 -0400

While ministers from Canada and Mexico praised NAFTA, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer emphasized the negative and said the deal "needs major improvement."

What They're Saying: Newspapers Weigh In On Trump's 'Both Sides' Stance

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:19:00 -0400

Saying that a mob is intent on destroying President Trump, The Washington Times editorial board states that "the president himself keeps assisting the project."

Negotiations Begin On Trump's Campaign Promise To Rework NAFTA

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:39:00 -0400

Ailsa Chang talks to Leo Gerard, president of the United Steelworkers Union, about President Trump's promise to fix NAFTA. The 23-year-old deal is being reworked with Canada and Mexico.

Shh! These Quiet Food Videos Will Get Your Senses Tingling

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:00:00 -0400

A growing number of food videos aim to trigger ASMR — Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response, or pleasing sensations in the brains of some viewers — by focusing on sounds like chopping and stirring.

The Man Behind The Scenes In Fox News' Discredited Seth Rich Story

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 05:04:00 -0400

Ed Butowsky is the money manager who played a key role in a since-retracted Fox News expose about the murder of a young Democratic Party aide.

Morning News Brief: Trump Blames 'Both Sides,' NAFTA, Sierra Leone Mudslide

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 05:04:00 -0400

President Trump on Tuesday again refused to single out white supremacists for violence in Charlottesville. Also, Robbie Whelan of The Wall Street Journal discusses plans to renegotiate NAFTA.

Charlottesville Businesses Worry Violent Rally Will Scare Tourists Away

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 05:04:00 -0400

Businesses in Charlottesville, Va., suffered an economic blow after a white nationalist rally turned deadly over the weekend. The violence prompted some to rethink who to welcome through their doors.

They Got Hurt At Work — Then They Got Deported

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 05:00:00 -0400

A joint investigation by NPR and ProPublica shows how a loophole in Florida law has led to the arrest and even deportation of undocumented immigrants after they suffer legitimate injuries on the job.

DOJ Demands Files On Anti-Trump Activists, And A Web Hosting Company Resists

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 21:10:00 -0400

Legal experts called the government's demand for information unusually broad. DreamHost says the warrant would require it to hand over logs of 1.3 million visits to its customer's website.

CEOs' Dilemma: Supporting Trump's Agenda, Opposing His Behavior

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:44:00 -0400

Several prominent chief executives are leaving President Trump's manufacturing advisory board in response to his views on the violence in Charlottesville. They find themselves in a tough position.

Applebee's Gives Up On Millennials After Failed Rebranding Efforts

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:33:00 -0400

The restaurant chain will close more than 130 locations this year. That's due to a drop in sales at franchises and a rebranding that left core customers feeling alienated and confused.