They also appear set to launch various investigations into the president and his Cabinet. And although a handful of House Democrats such as Waters have pushed for Trump's impeachment, Pelosi and other leaders of the caucus have dismissed that prospect. They worry a push to remove the president from office could galvanize Republicans and alienate…
Working with Trump led, not surprisingly, to another "art of the deal" issue — getting Trump to pay Moelis for his banking services. Nudged on by Ron Baron, Moelis told attendees at the Baron conference a story that has become one of his staple anecdotes about his relationship with Trump. Moelis met Trump in 1992…
The standard deduction has also increased for 2019, rising to $12,200 for single filers (up from $12,000 in 2018). Married joint filers will be eligible for a $24,400 standard deduction, an increase from $24,000 in 2018. Meanwhile, heads of household — that is, filers who are single parents — are getting a $350 boost to…
Should May see off any challenge, the next step might prove tougher. The prime minister has promised a meaningful vote on the draft text in Parliament in December. That means she would need a simple majority of the 650 lawmakers that sit in the House of Commons. Those numbers look unlikely. Her 315 Conservative MPs…
Verily, Alphabet's life sciences arm, has paused work on its so-called "smart lens" program, which was aiming to put tiny sensors on contact lenses to measure blood sugar levels in tears. If it worked, the lenses could help diabetics track their glucose levels in real time and in less invasive ways than the traditional meters…
As stocks enter the short Thanksgiving holiday week, investors looking for any signs of a market comeback are paying close attention to trade developments with China. President Donald Trump gave the market a boost Friday when he said he was hopeful the U.S. and China would strike a deal on trade, a major focus for…
Google touts itself as having the best technology for sophisticated machine learning and artificial intelligence workloads. The company also created the Kubernetes technology for virtual containers, which enables developers to easily move around code between machines and clouds. But when it comes to the big storage and core computing contracts, numerous industry experts, venture capitalists…
Bandar Algaloud | Saudi Kingdom Council | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud (C) visits Innovation and Technology fair at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston, Massachusetts, March 25, 2018. The CIA has determined that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of journalist…
Housing starts: Cramer expects Tuesday morning's data on housing starts, or how many homes were built in the month of October, to be "dismal." "Here's the dirty truth about housing in this country: homes have, largely, become unaffordable for many Americans at these prices," he said. "New homes are too expensive and mortgage rates have…
Jessica McGowan | Getty Images Secretary of State Brian Kemp addresses the audience and declares victory during an election watch party on July 24, 2018 in Athens, Georgia.  Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp is the apparent winner of Georgia's gubernatorial election, denying Democrat Stacey Abrams' bid to become the nation's first black woman governor,…
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