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    Tech Giants Convene at Trump Tower Amid Visa Worry

    Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Eric Schmidt and Larry Page of Google, Tim Cook of Apple, and Elon Musk of Tesla were among the Silicon Valley giants meeting with President-elect Donald Trump and his potential cabinet members at Trump Tower on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016. (Published Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016)

    The real-life Iron Man has agreed to help Donald Trump.

    Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX joined the president-elect’s business council on Wednesday, NBC News reported. Two other CEOs, Travis Kalanick of Uber and Indra Nooyi of Pepsi have also joined the council.

    Musk, who was critical of Trump during the presidential race, was seen at the president-elect's private meeting with tech titans on Wednesday.

    Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum includes CEOs of some of the country’s largest companies, such as Walt Disney, General Electric, JP Morgan Chase and Wal-Mart. Its purpose is to advise the president-elect on how to create news jobs, according to a press release from Trump’s transition team.

    White Official Tells Black Woman He Belonged to Master Race

    [NATL] White Official Tells Black Woman He Belonged to Master Race

    Some Leavenworth County, Kansas, officials are calling for Commissioner Louis Klemp's resignation after he insulted a black woman who had just presented a land-use study to the commission. "I don't want you to think I am picking on you because we are part of the master race. You have a gap in your teeth. We are part of the master race, don't you forget that," Klemp said. 

    (Published Friday, Nov. 16, 2018)