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Carl Bernstein: This is the Trump story reporters need to cover

Uncomfortable questions about President Trump Is President Trump stable and competent enough to do his job? Investigative reporter and CNN contributor Carl Bernstein says reporters must be asking those questions. “Republicans in Congress, the highest of intelligence officials, the highest of military officers in our country, leaders of the business community — all of whom have dealt with the White House, and many of them dealt personally with Donald Trump — have come to believe that he is unfit for the presidency,” Bernstein told CNN’s Brian Stelter on Sunday. “Maybe ...

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Rainbow Six Siege Adds New Map, Three Operators Later This Month

The next major expansion for Rainbow Six Siege is just a few weeks away. Ubisoft has announced the release date and contents of the shooter’s next big update, though we don’t yet know many of the specifics. Operation Blood Orchid, as the next update is called, launches on August 29 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. It adds a new map and three Operators–one more than these expansions typically include. The map is set in Hong Kong, but Ubisoft hasn’t revealed what to expect from the Operators yet. All three ...

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Intel Will Reveal 8th Generation CPUs This Month; Sooner Than Expected

Intel’s 7th-generation CPUs (Kaby Lake) released in January this year, about 17 months after the preceding generation (Skylake)–a usual transition in the CPU market. However, Intel is ready to reveal its 8th-generation on August 21. And while we don’t know of the release window quite yet, this announcement comes much sooner than what we’d expect. The Kaby Lake processor family was announced this time last year and released five months later. If this next generation (Coffee Lake) follows suit, we could have new Intel chips in early 2018. This also ...

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Here's What Games You Can Play For Free This Weekend

Those on the hunt for a new game to play this weekend have a few options to choose from. In addition to For Honor‘s free trial, Saints Row IV is currently free to play on Steam. Developer ArenaNet is also giving players a chance to sample the newest expansion for Guild Wars 2 at no cost ahead of its release next month. Beginning today, Steam users interested in trying Saints Row IV can give the game a go for free until 1 PM PT/4 PM ET on Sunday, August 13. ...

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This NFL player's retirement is brought to you by Kingsford charcoal

5 stunning stats about the NFL A sponsored tweet to announce your retirement?! That’s how NFL defensive tackle Vince Wilfork broke the news on Monday that he will be leaving the game for good. In a post on Twitter, Wilfork said “Well y’all — it’s been a great run, but the time has come.” The post was sponsored by Kingsford charcoal and Wilfork attached a cheeky video to go along with the announcement. The video highlighted Wilfork’s accomplishments on the field before showing him hanging up his cleats and reaching ...

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Dodgers suffer 1st loss this year after leading

11:35 PM ET Associated Press ATLANTA — Tyler Flowers had a tiebreaking pinch-hit, two-run homer in the eighth inning to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 5-3 win over Los Angeles on Wednesday night, ending the Dodgers’ nine-game winning streak. Flowers’ first career pinch-hit homer off Pedro Baez (3-2) drove in Johan Camargo, who walked with two outs. The Braves ended the Dodgers’ major league-record streak of 53 consecutive wins when leading at any point of a game. The Dodgers led 1-0 and 3-2. The last time the Dodgers lost ...

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Nintendo: SNES Classic Pre-Orders Begin Later This Month

There are hordes of eager fans willing to line up for a chance to purchase an SNES Classic (online or in real life), and Nintendo stoked the flame today with an announcement that pre-orders for its newest retro console will go live later this month. “We appreciate the incredible anticipation that exists for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition system, and can confirm that it will be made available for pre-order by various retailers late this month,” Nintendo wrote on its Facebook page. “A significant amount of ...

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Nintendo: SNES Classic Pre-Orders Begin Later This Month

There are hordes of eager fans willing to line up for a chance to purchase an SNES Classic (online or in real life), and Nintendo stoked the flame today with an announcement that pre-orders for its newest retro console will go live later this month. “We appreciate the incredible anticipation that exists for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition system, and can confirm that it will be made available for pre-order by various retailers late this month,” Nintendo wrote on its Facebook page. “A significant amount of ...

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This iconic U.S. brand is making cars in India

A motorbike rolls out of this plant every 18 seconds An iconic American brand is setting up shop in India. Jeep officially launched its first vehicle produced in India — the 2017 Compass — at an event in Mumbai on Monday. The Compass started rolling off the assembly line near Pune, a city known for its automobile manufacturing, in June. Some of the vehicles produced there will be exported to other right-hand-drive markets including Australia and Japan. The Compass marks a major new commitment for Jeep in India. It already ...

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Is this a sign that stocks are too hot?

Can the Dow, Nasdaq, S&P 500 keep this pace up? Raging bulls on Wall Street often argue that today’s record-high stock market isn’t as outrageously expensive as it was in early 2000. While that’s generally true, at least one important measure of stock values is approaching those dot-com bubble-era levels. The S&P 500 is trading at 2.1 times its trailing revenue, according to FactSet. The last time it was higher? September 2000 when it was at 2.2 as the dot-com bubble was popping. Elevated valuation metrics like that give ammo ...

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