• Former Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale told campaign staff and friends that he was under federal investigation, just days before police detained him, Trump advisers tell Insider. 
  • Parscale did not specify which agency is investigating him or what for, according to Republicans familiar with his comments
  • Trump campaign staff said Parscale seemed fine in regular campaign Zoom meetings in the weeks before his meltdown.
  • Parscale declined to comment for the record. 
  • Insider reported in July Parscale’s spending while leading the Trump campaign was the subject of an internal audit. A Trump campaign spokesman denied any such investigation is taking place.
  • Trump advisers say the president has resumed complaining about Parscale recently, telling aides last Friday repeatedly that, “He ripped me off!” 
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President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Brad Parscale appeared despondent last Friday, telling his fellow 2020 staffers and friends that he was

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Stocks on Wall Street fell Tuesday for a third-straight session, led by another sharp sell-off in shares of the same giant tech companies that had led the market back into record territory last month.

The Nasdaq composite tumbled more than 4 percent, in the latest of a series of declines for technology stocks that began last week as investors abruptly began to recalibrate their appetite for the previously high-flying shares. The S&P 500 fell about 2.8 percent.

The trigger for the sell-off remains at issue. Late last week the Financial Times reported that SoftBank, a Japanese conglomerate that has a history of making outsize bets, had been a large buyer of options linked to the rising tech stocks, helping supercharge both the tech sector, and the broader stock market, in August. SoftBank declined to comment to The New York Times.

But the idea that

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Novak Djokovic, the world’s No. 1 tennis player, could potentially face additional fines from the United States Tennis Association following his dramatic disqualification from the U.S. Open on Sunday night.

In addition to missing out on the $3 million in prize money up for grabs in the U.S. Open, Djokovic has been stripped of his $250,000 (£190,000) in prize money from reaching the Round of 16 of the tournament after swiping a ball away that struck a female line judge in the throat.

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