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Thursday's high school scores and highlights

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Girls Cross Country Cardinal Spellman 15 , St. Mary's 49 Cardinal Spellman 20, St. John Paul 43 Field Hockey Bishop Fenwick 2, Notre Dame 0 Carver 2, Mashpee 0 Lexington 7...
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China's Economic Growth Slows as Challenges Mount

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

The U.S. trade war is only part of the problem, as Beijing grapples with weakening investment and increasingly pessimistic consumers.
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China's quarterly economy growth sinks to 6%, a 26-year low

6 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

China's quarterly economic growth sinks to 6%, lowest in at least 26 years, amid tariff war with Washington and weakening domestic consumer demand
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Spencer Dinwiddie on China controversy: ‘They still sell my shoes'

Spencer Dinwiddie on China controversy: ‘They still sell my shoes'

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

Last week in China, the NBA encountered an angry government, offended fans and lost sponsors. But China is old hat for several Nets, and they came out of the international...
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Asian stocks track Brexit deal cheer but China caution prevails

6 hours ago   |   Reuters

Asian stocks edged higher on Friday, tracking the global lift in sentiment after the UK and the European Union struck a long-awaited Brexit deal, but concern about the Chinese...
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GM workers to stay on picket line until vote on new contract

7 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

DETROIT - Striking General Motors workers will stay on the picket lines for at least another week until they vote on a tentative contract with the company. Factory-level...
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15 Times Trump and His Allies Claimed ‘No Quid Pro Quo'

7 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

The president's acting chief of staff on Thursday undercut a popular Republican talking point about Ukraine.
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Students with special needs left without critical resources as Chicago teachers strike

7 hours ago   |   ABC   |   3 articles

Students with special needs and their parents are facing unforeseen challenges as Chicago Public Schools teachers take to the picket lines, leaving them without critical resources.
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Photos: Historic steam locomotive No. 4014 visits Tucson

Photos: Historic steam locomotive No. 4014 visits Tucson

8 hours ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

Union Pacific's historic Big Boy locomotive No. 4014 arrived at the Historic Train Depot in Tucson on October 17, 2019, as part of UP's recognition of the 150th anniversary of...
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Breaking down the tax impact of the CPS strike

8 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   3 articles

CHICAGO - Whenever Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union agree on a new contract, city taxpayers will foot the bill. The conservative Illinois Policy Institute...
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Australian woman missing for three days found alive thanks to ‘SOS' scrawled in sand

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Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes injures right knee in second quarter...

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes injures right knee in second quarter against Broncos

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Rick Perry tells Trump he's resigning as energy secretary: reports

Rick Perry tells Trump he's resigning as energy secretary: reports

WASHINGTON - Energy Secretary Rick Perry will step down from the Trump Administration, according to reports. The former Texas governor informed President Trump in writing of... Read more ...

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Woman diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer early in pregnancy gives birth to healthy baby boy

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Couple files federal lawsuit against Taco Bell over $2.18 bill dispute

Couple files federal lawsuit against Taco Bell over $2.18 bill dispute

A New Jersey couple who says they were charged $2.18 too much after ordering two fast-food meals last year has filed a federal lawsuit. Read more ...

Ambassador testifies he disagreed over Ukraine policy directive from...

Ambassador testifies he disagreed over Ukraine policy directive from President Trump

The U.S. ambassador to the European Union, Gordon Sondland, is testifying that President Donald Trump instructed him to work with Rudy Giuliani, his personal lawyer. Read more ...

US VP Pence says reached deal with Turkey's Erdogan for ceasefire in...

US VP Pence says reached deal with Turkey's Erdogan for ceasefire in Northern Syria

Turkey has agreed to temporarily halt its military operation against Syria's Kurdish-led militias, allowing them to withdraw from the country's border, US Vice President Mike... Read more ...

White House says next G-7 to be held at a Trump golf resort

White House says next G-7 to be held at a Trump golf resort

The White House is choosing President Donald Trump's golf resort in Miami as the site for next year's Group of Seven summit. Read more ...

Doctor found guilty of $12 million Medicare, health scheme, prosecution says

Doctor found guilty of $12 million Medicare, health scheme, prosecution says

A southern California physician was found guilty Wednesday in a Medicare fraud and device scheme that brought him $4.5 million, according to the Justice Department. Read more ...

Perry Tells Trump He'll Be Gone Soon

Perry Tells Trump He'll Be Gone Soon

Energy Secretary Rick Perry has notified the president that he intends to leave his job soon. That's according to an administration official who confirmed the news on condition... Read more ...