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Former Fox News star Bill O'Reilly attacked Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Twitter Tuesday night, accusing the former Texas Representative of lying after he shared an example of the plight of the working poor in the United States.

O'Reilly tweeted:

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President Donald Trump acknowledges the media as he walks to the residence after disembarking from Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on March 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Pete Marovich-Pool/Getty Images)

Travel to the U.S. steadily declined since President Donald Trump took office in 2017. The latest report shows the "Trump Slump" caused $4.6 billion in lost spending and 40,000 jobs.

The latest data from the National Travel and Tourism Office shows a 3.3 percent fall in travel spending and a 4 percent drop in international travel to the United States.

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[DIGEST: ZME Science, WND, Monetary Watch]

The Changying Precision Technology Company in Dongguan, China recently replaced 590 of its workers — or 90 percent of its staff — with robots. Surprisingly— or not— the company claims production rose by 250 percent.

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Artificial intelligence and automation are a source of palpable anxiety in our culture. Exciting technological advances are mingled with op-eds, statistics and predictions about negative implications for future employment: what will work and career opportunities look like in a future where computers learn, repair themselves and even come up with new solutions?

Futurist Thomas Frey gave a TED talk in which he predicted 2 billion jobs would disappear by 2030--but don’t be alarmed! He believes new jobs will be created in tandem with these losses, resulting in a net balance. Driverless car operating system engineers will replace taxi and limo drivers. Construction industry jobs will shift to 3D printer repair technicians. Rather than a lack of jobs, Frey suggests that “our challenge will be to upgrade our workforce to match the labor demand of the coming era.”

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