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Lebanese losing faith as politicians fumble over economy

3 hours ago   |   ABC News

As Lebanese crisis deepens, so does public distrust in political class, widely seen as corrupt, steeped in rivalries
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Exclusive: IEA revising oil demand growth forecast down on slowing economy

6 hours ago   |   Reuters

The International Energy Agency is reducing its 2019 oil demand forecast due to a slowing global economy amid a U.S.-China trade spat, its executive director said on Thursday.
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How to Confront an Advancing Threat From China

7 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

The most important international development of the last two decades has been the rise of China as a great economic and military power. As China transformed, many Western...
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Donald Trump's Code Switch

Donald Trump's Code Switch

10 hours ago   |   Politico

Nobody understands the attention economy better than President Donald Trump. Whenever he slips from his coveted position as Topic A in the news, or whenever the news angle of...
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More signs point to a slowing economy

11 hours ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - Strong employment hasn't been enough to calm concerns about the direction of the economy. On Wednesday, M&T Bank reported that more than three-quarters of the small...
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New York's climate change bill is law

12 hours ago   |   Times Union

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signed a long-debated bill aimed at combating climate change which aims to alter the face of energy production and other parts of the economy...
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Bankers: Trade war having negative effect on rural economies

12 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

More bankers surveyed in parts of 10 Plains and Western states say President Donald Trump's trade skirmishes are having a negative effect on their local economies.
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Stocks snap a two-day losing streak on further expectations of a July rate cut

Stocks snap a two-day losing streak on further expectations of a July rate cut

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

All major US indexes climbed on Thursday as the markets reacted to more dovish commentary from the Federal Reserve around rate cuts. New York Fed President John Williams...
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Von der Leyen's Green Deal isn't just a plan for the environment

14 hours ago   |   Bruegel

This week, as part of her impassioned pitch to MEPs, Ursula von der Leyen established climate change as the priority for her prospective European Commission, promising to...
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A huge majority of Americans want a $15 minimum wage, but they waver after hearing its economic impact

A huge majority of Americans want a $15 minimum wage, but they waver after hearing its economic impact

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

An overwhelming majority of respondents in a new INSIDER poll indicated they would support a $15 minimum wage, highlighting how a progressive priority has gained support across...
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Stocks snap a two-day losing streak on further expectations of a July rate cut

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If President Trump intervenes in the $10 billion JEDI cloud contract, both...

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