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Deficit for 2017 hits $666 billion

Watch Trump’s budget director change his tune on deficits The federal deficit for fiscal year 2017, which ended last month, hit $ 666 billion, according to new numbers released Friday by the Treasury Department and White House budget office. That’s $ 80 billion higher than the year before. The deficit reached 3.5% of the size of the economy, or GDP. In 2016, the deficit was 3.2% of GDP. The deficit reflects the gap between how much the government brings in and what it spends. Accrued deficits over the years contribute ...

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Xbox Exec Responds To Claims That Microsoft Has Too Few Exclusives In 2017

Xbox Studios general manager Shannon Loftis is “a little bit confused” over the claims that the Xbox One‘s holiday 2017 lineup of exclusive is on the weak side. Speaking to Game Informer, Loftis said Microsoft has “really good lineup” of exclusives this year. She mentioned titles like PUBG, which will launch on Xbox One before any other console, as well as titles like Forza Motorsport 7, Super Lucky’s Tale, and Cuphead. You need to have an Xbox One (or a PC) to play any of those games this year. “In ...

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George Saunders' 'Lincoln in the Bardo' wins 2017 Man Booker prize

LONDON (Reuters) – American author George Saunders has won the 2017 Man Booker Prize, a high-profile literary award, for his first novel, “Lincoln in the Bardo,” – a fictional account of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln burying his young son. In his acceptance speech, Saunders, 58, noted that “we live in a strange time,” adding he saw the key question of the era being whether society responded to events with “exclusion and negative projection and violence,” or “with love.” Saunders was the second consecutive American writer to win the prize, after ...

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How To Watch The New, 2017 Leatherface Movie

The making and release of the new Leatherface movie–the 2017 one, not the 1990 version or the January release of a completely different movie that deceitful marketers decided to call “Leatherface” to capitalize on this confusion–is a saga in its own right. (Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III, released in 1990, is no longer part of the continuity, as Texas Chainsaw 3D replaced the original sequels. The “Leatherface” that came out this past January, meanwhile, was actually a movie called Playing With Dolls: Bloodlust that was re-titled in the UK ...

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Steam Hardware Survey Breakdown and Analysis (September 2017)

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Steam Hardware Survey Breakdown and Analysis Valve recently released its Steam hardware and software survey for the month of September 2017. We thought we would do a new monthly feature where we break down and analyze the latest hardware trends among Steam users. Table of Contents GPUs CPUs RAM Resolution Storage VR Headset Operating System Conclusion GPUs The most popular graphics card among Steam users is Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 1060. It’s a card that’s great for maxing out most games at 1080p, which is also ...

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What's New On Amazon Prime October 2017

Amazon Prime subscribers can look forward to lots of new offerings this October. The streaming service is launching the third season of its comedy Red Oaks and, for anyone who’s in the mood for a scare this Halloween season, Amazon’s own Lore premieres. Lore, from the producers of The Walking Dead and The X-Files, brings to life the popular podcast uncovering the real-life events that spawned our darkest nightmares. It will blend dramatic scenes, animation, archive video, and narration to reveal how our horror legends, like vampires, werewolves and body ...

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WWE No Mercy 2017 Results And Live Match Updates

No Mercy is here today, and the Raw brand-exclusive event pits two monsters against each other in what is sure to be a wildly unpredictable main event. The September PPV features eight matches, five of which will be for WWE titles. Below, you’ll be able to see updates for each match as they happen. No Mercy comes to the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. As of this time, there is one match appearing on the Kickoff Show, which starts one hour prior to the main card. There are two ...

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Cosplay From Tokyo Game Show 2017: Final Fantasy, Persona, And More!

The sheer amount of amazing cosplay at Tokyo Game Show is unlike any other convention in the world. Here’s a just a glimpse of the great costumes we saw while touring the show floor! Obviously, we have to start with this suave dude: Mr. Poke Ball Head. He pulled the plush Pikachu out from under his helmet! Be sure to check out our other galleries too: Big And Bizzare – Tokyo Game Show 2017 Photo Tour Let’s block ads! (Why?) GameSpot

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