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Currency War? Cheap Chinese goods about to get cheaper

Chinese renminbi

The Chinese central bank cut the value of the renminbi (yuan) by 1.9% sending other Asian currencies downward and making Chinese exports even cheaper for foreign consumers. Australia, Singapore and South Korea saw their currencies drop more than one percent as speculators expect those governments to cheapen their currencies to keep the price of exports competitive with China. The People’s Bank of ...

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Reuters/IPSOS poll shows Trump holding steady, would lose to Clinton

Donald Trump

A Reuters/IPSOS poll released today confirmed that GOP candidate Carly Fiorina gained the most while billionaire Donald Trump held on to his lead. As with earlier polls, this newest reading shows Trump unable to best Hillary Clinton in a head-to-head match-up. Those who responded to the poll said that Clinton would top Donald 43% to 29%. Trump did extend his ...

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NBC Post Debate Poll: Fiorina won debate, Cruz biggest gainer

8-9-15 GOP poll results NBC-Survey Monkey

The first scientific poll after the Thursday night debate has come out and those polled thought that Trump did not have the best performance of those on the stage. NBC News/Survey Monkey poll queried respondents from all party affiliations regardless of their likeliness to vote in the republican primary election. The results show that first place went to former HP CEO ...

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Where to see the Presidential candidates this Sunday

This combo made from file photos shows the 2016 Republican presidential candidates who have officially declared their candidacy as of Sunday, July 12, 2015. Top row, from left, Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, South Carolina U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. Bottom row, from left, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, former New York Gov. George Pataki, Kentucky U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Florida U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum, and real estate mogul Donald Trump. (AP Photo)

Sunday is a day for a deeper look at the people and events that shaped the week. Time for family, church, community and .. the Sunday news shows. Here’s where the GOP candidates will be appearing on Sunday, August 9th, 2015. ABC’s “This Week” will host Donald Trump, Mike Huckabee, John Kasich and Rick Perry NBC’s “Meet the Press” will ...

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The injudicious defense of Donald Trump

Trump struggles with unfavorable numbers

Whatever Trump-followers call themselves (Trumpanistas, Trump Troops, Trumpsters, etc) they are aggressive in their defense of the billionaire celebrity presidential candidate. Why? Most say they idolize Trump because he is strong, stands up for his principles, is a great business man and tells it like it is. Why then do Donald’s supporters feel the need to ardently attack anyone that disagrees with ...

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Trump supporters worst at English.. or something

grammar power rankings

A study published yesterday showed that Trump’s supporters are the worst when it comes to properly forming an English sentence. The Grammarly-WSJ study analyzed comments made on all of the GOP candidate websites and picked only supporting or neutral commentary. 250 comments per candidate were chosen at random and analyzed for spelling, punctuation and grammar. The results might surprise you. ...

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The Lexus Hoverboard: It’s here

lexus hoverboard video

Lexus has made the impossible, possible: The Lexus Hoverboard is here. See the world's first hoverpark in action, as Lexus demonstrates the desire to create enjoyment out of motion. The Lexus Hoverboard represents true innovation and imagination, together pushing the boundaries of technology even further. #LexusHover

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FBI: Muslims targeting military families

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Reports surfaced months ago about Muslim extremist websites releasing the home addresses of military members. Now, some middle-easterners seem to be using that information to take things to another level. An alert has been issued by the FBI to all law enforcement agencies in Colorado and Wyoming involving U.S. military families and concerns about who may be watching them. The alert ...

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Hillary getting thrown under the bus: DOJ investigating email

Hillary clinton

As the pre-ordained next Democratic nominee for 2016, no one thought that Hillary Clinton’s multiple scandals would ever be investigated. Well, someone in the executive branch just gave the go ahead. The Washington Post is reporting that the F.B.I. is now, after all this time, finally (did I overdo it?) investigating Hillary Clintons’ suspicious and possibly illegal closet-based email system. The ...

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Fox News Debate Finalists Announced – Who made it and who didn’t

This combo made from file photos shows the 2016 Republican presidential candidates who have officially declared their candidacy as of Sunday, July 12, 2015. Top row, from left, Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, South Carolina U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. Bottom row, from left, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, former New York Gov. George Pataki, Kentucky U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Florida U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum, and real estate mogul Donald Trump. (AP Photo)

Fox News announced today which GOP candidates would be standing on the stage at this Thursday’s debate. Real estate magnate Donald Trump; former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush; Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker; former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee; retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson; Texas Sen. Ted Cruz; Florida Sen. Marco Rubio; Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul; New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie; and Ohio Gov. ...

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