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Rep. Doug Collins said DNI chief job is ‘not one that I would accept’

Rep. Doug Collins said DNI chief job is ‘not one that I would accept’

Republican Rep. Doug Collins of Georgia said he’s not interested in being the director of national intelligence, after President Donald Trump floated his name for the position, because he’s focused on running for US Senate. “I know the problems in our intelligence community, but this is not a job that interests me at this time.…MORE

Is Morgan Stanley paying too much for E*Trade?

Is Morgan Stanley paying too much for E*Trade?

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. Since the financial crisis, Wall Street banks haven’t been too keen on massive acquisitions. That changed this week. Morgan Stanley’s $13 billion purchase of online broker E*Trade, announced Thursday, is a huge…MORE

Trump campaign rallies stalk Democrats in 2020 preview

Trump campaign rallies stalk Democrats in 2020 preview

President Donald Trump spent his week thousands of miles from Washington, holding back-to-back rallies in Arizona and Colorado in a trip that will culminate with one more in Las Vegas the day before Saturday’s Democratic caucuses. His trip west included a mix of official events, fundraisers and rallies, but, according to interviews with several administration…MORE

Seven-day reduction in violence in Afghanistan to begin, US announces

Seven-day reduction in violence in Afghanistan to begin, US announces

A seven-day reduction in violence in Afghanistan, negotiated by the US and the Taliban, is set to begin Friday night local time, the US State Department announced. “After decades of conflict, we have come to an understanding with the Taliban on a significant reduction in violence across Afghanistan. This is an important step on a…MORE

Zillow is buying houses now — and losing lots of money in the process

Zillow is buying houses now — and losing lots of money in the process

Zillow has long been known as the place to go when you’re looking to buy a new home. It’s famous for its Zestimate, which uses proprietary algorithms to estimate the current price of your house (or your neighbor’s, if you’re feeling nosy). But Zillow decided to shake things up. In April 2018, the company announced…MORE