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Dow dives more than 550 points on fears of trade war

U.S. stocks fell sharply on Friday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average diving 572 points to 23,932 on fears of a possible trade war with China and rate hikes from the Federal Reserve. Friday’s decline of 2.32 percent ended the Dow’s three-day winning streak. The blue-chip index is down 0.7 percent for the week. The Dow had lost 800 points at one point in…

Conor McGregor turns himself in following Barclays Center scrum

UFC star faces assault charge after brawlabc news

ABC News – Conor McGregor, the veteran Ultimate Fighting Championship star, turned himself in to police late Thursday after a violent incident at Barclays Center in downtown Brooklyn. Video footage shows McGregor, among a group of people, throwing trash cans and other items at a bus full of fighters slated to fight on Saturday, according to ABC New York station…

Dozens of bags of mail found at postal carrier’s home

United States Postal Service’s Office of the Inspector General removed dozens of bags of undelivered mail from Long Island home. WABC Show Caption Hide Caption United States Postal Service’s Office of the Inspector General removed dozens of bags of undelivered mail from Long Island home. WABC Show Caption Hide Caption ABC News – Postal Service investigators on Tuesday recovered dozens…

Facebook now says up to 87 million users’ data improperly shared

Facebook has sharply increased the number of users whose data it says may have been improperly shared with the data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica – from as many as 50 million to now as many as 87 million people – most of them in the U.S. The revelation Wednesday came in a Facebook release that detailed new plans to restrict data…

Trump signs proclamation authorizing National Guard to southern border

Speaking at the White House Wednesday to follow up on President Donald Trump’s surprise announcement that he would order the military to help secure the southern border, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen refused to detail the size, scope or cost of a planned deployment of National Guard troops, but said it was hoped they could be deployed “immediately” – as early as Wednesday…