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Donald Trump Lets Jimmy Fallon Mess Up His Hair
The presidential nominee allowed the late night host to muss his famous hairdo.
Remember to Cheer Up Your Local Big 10 Fans
quicklist: 1 title: Remember to Cheer Up Your Local Big 10 Fans text: Oy vey. It wasn't a banner day for the Big 10, as the football conference suffered some big losses in college football's second week. Oregon rallied to beat Michigan State , Notre Dame shut out Michigan in its most lopsided win
NFL Players Read Mean Tweets
quicklist: 1 title: NFL Players Read Mean Tweets text: Celebrities and athletes reading mean tweets directed at them has become a staple of " Jimmy Kimmel Live ," and that continued this week with NFLers. Despite phrases we can't repeat here directed at them, current and former stars alike didn't
The Social Climber: NFL Season Begins With a Swift Victory
quicklist: title: NFL Season Begins With a Swift Victory text: Touchdown. NFL fans rejoiced with the start of football season on Thursday. This year's Super Bowl champions, the Seattle Seahawks, beat the Green Bay Packers 36-16 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle Thursday night. They were led by
As Syrian Regime Strikes ISIS, Analysts Debate What Comes Next
Syrian regime fighter jets launched aerial attacks yesterday on key positions held by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the eastern Syrian city of Raqqa, and Qaim, across the Iraqi border. The strikes are part of the Syrian government's intensified campaign against ISIS, which has been
April Jobs Report: 165,000 New Jobs; Unemployment Rate Falls to 7.5 Pct
The economy added 165,000 jobs in April as unemployment fell to 7.5 percent, allaying fears that the slow recovery might be coming unglued. Many economists expected the U.S. economy to add 153,000 jobs in April with the unemployment rate unchanged. The Labor Department had previously reported a
Clinton And Koch - A Day Of Departures (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES CHANGING OF THE GUARD: It’s Hillary Clinton’s last day in Foggy Bottom. Sen. John Kerry will be sworn in on Friday afternoon as Secretary of State in a private, small ceremony, notes ABC’s Dana Hughes. Justice Elena Kagan will swear...
January Jobs Report: Unemployment Rate Up to 7.9 Percent, 157,000 Jobs Added in January
The U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in January, as the unemployment rate ticked up to 7.9 percent from 7.8 percent, according to data from the U.S. Labor Department. "This jobs figure today indicates that the engine of the economy is revving, but the car isn't going anywhere," said Tom di Galoma,
US Household Debt Falls to 29-Year Low
Morning Business Memo While politicians in Washington stumble toward the fiscal cliff, American households have really cleaned up their act. After consumers build up a massive debt load during the housing bubble of the early 2000′s, they went on a money diet. According to the...
Mexico's New President Faces Big Challenges
When Enrique Peña Nieto was sworn in as Mexico's president on Saturday, he agreed to lead a country of 115 million people that ranks as the world's thirteenth largest economy and has become one of the top ten tourist destinations in the world. Peña Nieto will make use of such data when he seeks