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Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort walks around the convention floor before the opening session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Monday, July 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

GOP convention winners: Depression-era edition

- The Washington Times

Smoot and Hawley are back in and Glass and Steagall may be next in line for rehabilitation, if Donald Trump carries out the financial agenda in the platform approved by the Republican delegates here Monday.

** FILE ** This Jan. 10, 2012, file photo shows Hostess Twinkies in New York. Twinkies first came onto the scene in 1930 and contained real fruit until rationing during World War II led to the vanilla cream Twinkie. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, file)

Back from the dead, Twinkie-maker Hostess plans public stock sale

- The Washington Times

Buyers can soon strike gold on the stock market with the makers of Twinkies planning to go public. Nearly four years after filing for bankruptcy protection and prompting fear that its snack line of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Sno Balls would become extinct, Hostess Brands LLC, the producer of the indestructible snack, is preparing to debut on the Nasdaq market in the third quarter of 2016.

ECTO-1 parked in front of the Clarendon Metro station in Arlington, Virginia, Wednesday.  (Eric Althoff)

Lyft promotion allows 'Ghostbusters' fans to ride ECTO-1

- The Washington Times

To promote the upcoming remake of "Ghostbusters," set to hit theaters next month, Sony and Lyft are sending replicas of the iconic ECTO-1, a souped-up, ghostbustin' Cadillac, into the streets of various cities, including here in the District.

In this image taken from the Parliamentary Recording Unit Britain's Prime Minister, David Cameron, centre right, addresses the House of Commons in London, Monday June 27, 2016, regarding the result of the referendum vote on leaving the EU which took place Thursday.  Cameron advised the house that the United Kingdom will not trigger formal EU exit talks at this stage. (Parliamentary Recording Unit via AP) TV OUT  NO SALES

Brexit creates questions for transatlantic trade sectors

- The Washington Times

Though Britons are keeping a stiff upper lip about the future of bilateral U.S.-U.K. trade in the post-Brexit world, there are looming clouds of uncertainty for many American businesses that rely on transatlantic trade, one key voice in the British-American business scene acknowledged Monday.

Ex-social workers discuss pressures of job

- Associated Press

Susan Reeves had been a Moore County Child Protective Services case manager for about five years when she decided she couldn't take it any longer.

In this Tuesday, March 15, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters at his primary election night event at his Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Trump remarks prompt Apple to abandon RNC: Report

- The Washington Times

Apple has decided it won't provide funding, technology or other assistance for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland next month as a direct result of controversial comments made by presumptive nominee Donald Trump, Politico reported Saturday.