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Dreamhost Challenges Department Of Justice Anti-Trump Records Request

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 3:31pm

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, 08/16/2017 - 1:20pm

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 Advisory Councils After String Of Resignations

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 12:24pm

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

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

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 11:23am

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

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

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 11:19am

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

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Negotiations Begin On Trump's Campaign Promise To Rework NAFTA

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 6:39am

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, 08/16/2017 - 6:00am

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.

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Shh! These Quiet Food Videos Will Get Your Senses Tingling

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 6:00am

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.

(Image credit: Christina Lee for NPR)

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

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 4:04am

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, 08/16/2017 - 4:04am

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.

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

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 4:04am

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.

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They Got Hurt At Work — Then They Got Deported

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 4:00am

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.

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

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 8:10pm

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.

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

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 5:44pm

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.

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Applebee's Gives Up On Millennials After Failed Rebranding Efforts

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 3:33pm

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.

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CBO Predicts Rise In Deficit If Trump Cuts Payments To Insurance Companies

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 3:14pm

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that ending what's known as cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers will raise the deficit $194 billion over 10 years.

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Can We Feed The World With Farmed Fish?

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 2:01pm

New research suggests there is space on the open ocean to farm essentially all the seafood humans can eat — and then some. But such volumes of fish and shellfish could not be grown without costs.

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Trump Cites 'Grandstanders' After Another Executive Leaves His Business Council

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 12:17pm

"I'm resigning from the Manufacturing Jobs Initiative because it's the right thing for me to do," said Scott Paul, president of the Alliance for American Manufacturing.

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CEOs Cut Ties With Trump

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 10:06am

What does the White House business council do anyway?

Trump's NAFTA Makeover Not So Extreme

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 4:01am

The Trump administration begins renegotiating NAFTA this month. Despite the rhetoric of the campaign and talk of tearing it up, the administration's actual plans appear less dramatic than expected.

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