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Trump Once Bombarded Scottish Leader With 16 Letters Slamming A Wind Farm

A third officer in charge of the complaint told her that two members of Trump's staff and a guest on the course had filmed her on their mobile phones as she ducked out of sight. It prompted an extraordinary war of words between the billionaire and Salmond, who said Trump was "three times a loser", while the Trump Organisation hit back at the former SNP leader as a "has-been".


Trump hotels reach deal with unions, ending labor board cases

Trump hotels reach deal with unions, ending labor board cases

The hotel is operated by President-elect Donald Trump's company, Trump Ruffin Commercial LLC . Both the Unite Here Culinary Workers Union Local 226 and Bartenders Union Local 165, which represent more than 57,000 workers in Las Vegas and Reno, and Trump Las Vegas look forward to "a mutually productive and peaceful labor-management partnership".



Oprah's 40-Pound Weight Loss Sends Weight Watchers Shares Soaring

In a release about the campaign, Oprah claims it was the easiest program that she has been on. "I just know that movement and flexibility, particularly the older you get, is what makes you feel alive". It empowers people to eat the foods they love and live the life they want, while losing weight. Each food or drink has a point value. But investors got a rude awakening a month later when Weight Watchers reported a surprise quarterly loss as well as a decline in sales, subscribers and ...


The US economy was stronger than previously thought in the third quarter

The US economy was stronger than previously thought in the third quarter

Still it was the fastest pace in export growth since the fourth quarter of 2013. The U.S. economy grew at a faster rate in the third quarter than previously estimated, climbing at its fastest rate in almost two years. But nine-tenths of a percent of an $18.6 trillion economy works out to $167 billion. Forecasters at the Atlanta Fed are somewhat more upbeat, pegging their fourth-quarter forecast at 2.6 percent, based on their model of the latest economic data.



What new trade chief said about Donald Trump

Mr. Trump has yet to fill his most important trade post, the U.S. Trade Representative, or USTR - the counterpart to Canada's trade minister. White House advisors enjoy a proximity to power that their counterparts in other agencies can not match, an advantage likely to be magnified in an administration that values the views of governmental outsiders.


Texas crude oil production on track to equal 2014

Texas crude oil production on track to equal 2014

The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) benchmark for USA crude futures added 16 cents, or 0.3%, to $52.65 a barrel. Iraq, OPEC's second-biggest producer after Saudi Arabia, pledged to trim output by 210,000 barrels a day, or 4.5 percent of its total production.