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Stock futures tread water after Fed turns more accommodative

4 minutes ago   |   Reuters

U.S. stock index futures were subdued on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve abandoned projections for any interest rate hikes this year amid signs of an economic slowdown.
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Dubai finds itself entangled in case against R. Kelly

4 minutes ago   |   National Post

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai found itself entangled in the sex abuse case against American R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday after the performer asked a U.S. judge to...
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Danish badminton player Persson banned over match-fixing

4 minutes ago   |   Saint Louis Today

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Former top-10 player Joachim Persson of Denmark was banned for 18 months by the Badminton World Federation on Thursday in regard to match-fixing.
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Judge lowers jury award to former PPG scientist who sued for gender bias

Judge lowers jury award to former PPG scientist who sued for gender bias

22 minutes ago   |   Post Gazette

The jury's award of nearly $3 million to Carol Knox was too much of a ‘windfall,' according to a federal judge who presided over the case.
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Global stocks wilt as Fed shift sparks stampede into bonds

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

European shares wilted and there was a stampede into bonds on Thursday, after the U.S. Federal Reserve's abandonment of all plans to raise rates this year left traders...
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Amazon accused of illegally firing a warehouse worker who protested against working conditions and HQ2

Amazon accused of illegally firing a warehouse worker who protested against working conditions and HQ2

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

A former Amazon warehouse employee has filed a complaint against the company claiming he was fired for speaking out about its working conditions. Rashad Long worked at the...
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Ald. Willie Cochran scheduled to plead guilty to corruption months after backing out of a deal

1 hour ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Indicted South Side Ald. Willie Cochran is scheduled to plead guilty Thursday morning to a federal corruption charge after backing away from a previous deal with prosecutors in...
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How the Deadly 737 Crashes Are Raising Major Questions About Boeing and the FAA's Safety Practices

How the Deadly 737 Crashes Are Raising Major Questions About Boeing and the FAA's Safety Practices

1 hour ago   |   Time

Last May, Congress obtained a worrying internal memo written by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Transportation. The IG's investigators had been probing the...
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Markets are reeling after a 'bizarre' Fed surprise

Markets are reeling after a 'bizarre' Fed surprise

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The Federal Reserve surprised markets by cutting its interest-rate forecast to zero hikes this year and just one in 2020. The US-China trade war appears set to linger after...
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NH Primary Source: NH Democratic Party flush with cash after successful 100 Club event

NH Primary Source: NH Democratic Party flush with cash after successful 100 Club event

2 hours ago   |   WMUR

The New Hampshire Democratic Party filed its monthly fundraising report for its federal account with the Federal Election Commission on Wednesday, showing a big cash-on-hand...
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New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

The ban includes assault rifles, high-capacity magazines and "military style semi-automatic rifles" like the weapons used in last Friday's attacks on two Christchurch mosques. Read more ...

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Imagine getting paid $53,000 to babysit while dressed as a Disney princess. Read more ...

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

A woman has sued Harvard University, claiming the school has "shamelessly" turned a profit from images of two 19th century slaves she says are her ancestors. Read more ...

Markets are reeling after a 'bizarre' Fed surprise

Markets are reeling after a 'bizarre' Fed surprise

The Federal Reserve surprised markets by cutting its interest-rate forecast to zero hikes this year and just one in 2020. The US-China trade war appears set to linger after... Read more ...

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Prosecutors have offered to drop misdemeanor charges against Kraft in exchange for fines, community service and an admission they would be found guilty should the case go to... Read more ...

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126-125 in overtime Wednesday night, handing the Rockets only their second loss in... Read more ...

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

The Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers will open next season in Prague and the Buffalo Sabres and Tampa Bay Lightning will play two games in Stockholm as part of the... Read more ...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording Registry

Songs performed by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper and a Robert F. Kennedy speech are among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry. Read more ...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring anytime soon

Retirement is not even on the radar for this 97-year-old man in New Jersey. Read more ...

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Those who like their tea piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study. Read more ...