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Shutdown Will Be Worse For Economy Than First Thought, White House Says

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

White House officials reportedly say that each week of the shutdown will subtract 0.1 percentage point from growth — double the administration's original estimate.

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U.S. Stocks Finish The Day Mixed, But Had A Good Week

Friday, December 28, 2018

The Dow closed down just over a quarter of 1 percent. Consumer confidence and spending are the latest mixed signals investors are struggling to sort out.

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U.S. Stocks Come Back After Steep Losses During The Day

Thursday, December 27, 2018

The stock market made a comeback after spending much of Thursday in negative territory, a day after a record-setting rally on Wall Street. The Dow closed up nearly 260 points, more than 1 percent.

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Fed Raises Rates Despite Trump Attacks, Stocks Tank

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The U.S. Federal Reserve is raising the benchmark borrowing rate to a range of 2.25 percent to 2.50 percent, a move that would put it at the highest level in a decade.

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Conservative Magazine 'Weekly Standard' Shutters, Trump And Rep. Steve King Celebrate

Monday, December 17, 2018

The conservative magazine originally funded by Rupert Murdoch published for 23 years. Its owners cited declining readership and financial troubles.

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Senate Confirms Kathy Kraninger As CFPB Director

Thursday, December 06, 2018

The White House official has been confirmed as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new chief over objections by critics who highlighted her lack of experience in consumer protection.

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Stocks Rebound After Tumbling Amid Worries Over U.S.-China Tensions

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Stock markets recovered most of their losses late in the day, with the Dow closing down 79 points. Earlier, stocks slid after a Chinese tech executive was arrested, escalating U.S.-China tensions.

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Amid Escalating Tension, Ukraine Bans Russian Men From Crossing Its Borders

Friday, November 30, 2018

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko says the ban on Russian men of military age is aimed at preventing the infiltration of "private armies."

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Why Aren't Millennials Spending? They're Poorer Than Previous Generations, Fed Says

Friday, November 30, 2018

Millennials are less well off than members of earlier generations when they were young. They have lower earnings, fewer assets and less wealth, a new Federal Reserve study says.

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3 Police Officers Found Guilty Of Murder In Philippines' War On Drugs

Thursday, November 29, 2018

A court found all three men guilty of murder and sentenced them each to 40 years in prison for the 2017 killing of a 17-year-old who police said they suspected was a drug runner.

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Volkswagen Planning A New North American Factory For Electric Cars

Thursday, November 29, 2018

The German carmaker is planning to introduce a $30,000 to $40,000 electric car in 2020 to compete with similarly priced American vehicles.

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Lion Air Jet Was 'Un-Airworthy' In Lead-Up To Fatal Crash, Investigators Say

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Indonesia's transportation safety committee's report addressed maintenance practices, pilot training and an anti-stall system on the Boeing 737. It did not identify a firm cause for the crash.

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For Defense Against Active Shooters, University Hands Out Hockey Pucks

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The faculty union at Michigan's Oakland University purchased 2,500 hockey pucks to be used as a potential weapon of last resort. The pucks also double as a fundraising tool.

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Award-Winning Chinese Photojournalist Missing While Visiting The Country, Wife Says

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Lu Guang, a resident of New York, was invited to the heavily controlled region of Xinjiang in October. His wife Xu Xiaoli says she last heard from him Nov. 3. and that national security took him away.

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Ukraine Parliament Approves Martial Law After Naval Skirmish With Russia

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

A day after Russia seized three Ukrainian navy ships, parliament agreed to grant President Petro Poroshenko martial law for 30 days.

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88 Dead, 158 Still Unaccounted For After Camp Fire Contained

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Searchers found no new remains on Tuesday. Officials had increased the toll Monday when a forensic lab determined that previous remains thought to be from two individuals were actually from three.

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Russia's Seizure Of Ukrainian Ships Is An 'Outrageous Violation,' Haley Says At U.N.

Monday, November 26, 2018

The countries are trading blame over a maritime dispute in which Russia fired on Ukrainian vessels, injuring some sailors. The incident has sparked Ukrainian protests and an international backlash.

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Bernardo Bertolucci, 'Last Tango In Paris' Director, Dies At 77

Monday, November 26, 2018

The filmmaker died of cancer at his home in Rome. Bertolucci's films — including The Conformist and The Last Emperor — enthralled and shocked the world.

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Snow Storm Slams Midwest, Causes Thousands Of Flights To Be Canceled

Monday, November 26, 2018

Blizzard conditions are being experienced from St. Louis to Chicago and into Wisconsin. The storm caused the first blizzard warning in Kansas City since 2011 and is set to hit New England this week.

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U.S. Judge Strikes Down Mississippi Law That Bans Abortions After 15 Weeks

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

The judge blocked the state from enforcing its ban, writing that Mississippi passed a law that it knew was unconstitutional.

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