Donald Trump Pardoned Joe Arpaio During Hurricane Harvey Because TV Ratings Would Be ‘Far Higher’

President Donald Trump said that he chose to pardon former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio during Hurricane Harvey because he was hoping for higher television ratings. Trump, 71, spoke about his controversial decision to issue a pardon after Arpaio was convicted last month of criminalThis article originally appeared on www.usmagazine.com: Donald Trump Pardoned Joe Arpaio(…)

Asia stocks edge higher, dollar languishes on U.S. politics, mixed data

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian stocks inched up on Friday after a technology-led drop on Wall Street, while U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar were pressured by news Special Counsel Robert Mueller had issued grand jury subpoenas in his investigation of alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections. Reuters: Business News