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Tesla short sellers raked in $1 billion, hours after Elon Musk revealed his struggles in an eye-opening interview (TSLA)

Tesla short sellers received a sizable payday, hours after The New York Times published an eye-opening interview with an emotional Elon Musk, the electric-car company’s chief executive. Investors betting against Tesla raked in about $1 billion on Friday. The Times’ interview with Musk came out late Thursday night. In it, Musk lamented the many personal and professional challenges he has…

Trump reportedly plans to yank more security clearances to distract from negative news cycles

White House officials are reportedly planning on holding onto more prepared security clearance revocations, and selectively releasing them as a distraction to negative news cycles, as needed. In a newly released memoir, former Trump aide Omarosa Manigault Newman made some startling allegations about her White House tenure, including alleging that she heard Trump say the N-word in an audio recording.…

HUD Accuses Facebook Of Discriminatory Housing Ads

Watch Video The Trump administration accused Facebook of enabling landlords to discriminate with their ads. The Department of Housing and Urban Development filed the complaint on Friday. It alleges Facebook allowed landlords and house sellers to discriminate based on things like gender, disability, religion and physical location. The Fair Housing Act “prohibits discrimination in housing transactions including print and online…

New Haven, Conn. Is Struggling With A Rash Of K2 Overdoses

Watch Video The city of New Haven, Connecticut, has been struggling with a string of synthetic marijuana overdoses, and now police think they’ve arrested some of the people responsible. Police arrested two people they believe are involved — including a 53-year-old man who’s been charged with possession with intent to sell. Investigators say he had 32 bags of the drug…

ESPN Won’t Televise The National Anthem Before Monday Night Football

Watch Video ESPN announced Friday it won’t show the national anthem on its Monday Night Football broadcasts. The announcement immediately attracted attention from a variety of outlets, despite the fact that not showing the anthem has become standard practice for most networks. Vox reports that networks typically don’t broadcast the anthem purely to save time. Actually deciding to broadcast the…