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Nike’s Colin Kaepernick ad spurs spike in sold out items

Nike Inc has sold out 61 percent more merchandise since the controversial ad campaign featuring former NFL player Colin Kaepernick appeared earlier this month, according to data on the company’s online sales from Thomson Reuters Proprietary Research. Kaepernick, who sparked a national controversy by kneeling during the national anthem, first …

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Former Mueller deputy explains how Trump’s attacks on Jeff Sessions help prosecutors prove obstruction of justice

MSNBC legal analyst and former federal prosecutor Glenn Kirschner laid out how President Donald Trump’s public attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions are helping the special counsel investigation into obstruction of justice. Kirschner worked with special counsel Robert Mueller in the District of Columbia United States Attorney’s office and joined …

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Republican John Danforth says FBI should re-open Kavanaugh background check

Although maintaining his support for Brett Kavanaugh, retired Republican Senator John Danforth of Missouri in a Wednesday appearance on CNN called for an actual investigation and hearings into allegations of sexual assault levied by accuser Christine Ford. Danforth served as senator from 1976-1995, and is credited with successfully shepherding Clarence …

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What sector overhaul means for tech stocks, Wall Street

The most significant changes to Wall Street’s broad industry sectors since 1999 will take effect Monday, reclassifying many of the hot growth companies that have been nearly synonymous with the “tech” rally that has fueled the stock bull market. While any immediate market impact will be hard to gauge, investors …

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