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Trump arrives in France for G7 as global economy shudders

11 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

BIARRITZ, FRANCE - As the global economy shudders, the Middle East boils and the Amazon rainforest burns, world leaders are convening on France's Atlantic coast for a weekend...
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's swerves on economy, guns and migrants

35 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

President Donald Trump can't seem to get his facts straight when it comes to Barack Obama.
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Here are the 5 biggest winners and losers of corporate earnings season

Here are the 5 biggest winners and losers of corporate earnings season

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Earnings season is coming to a close, and Markets Insider took a look at some of the biggest winners and losers from the most recent reporting cycle. Corporate earnings have...
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Trump's Volatile Approach to Gyrating Economy Raises Alarms

1 hour ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Mr. Trump's wild pronouncements on Friday renewed questions about his stewardship of the world's largest economy even as he escalated a trade war with China before heading to...
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Paul Krugman: The world has a Germany problem

Paul Krugman: The world has a Germany problem

3 hours ago   |   Post Gazette

Its debt obsession is eating the economy.
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Fund the NHS? Jeremy Corybn's son opens National Hemp Service shop and café

Fund the NHS? Jeremy Corybn's son opens National Hemp Service shop and café

3 hours ago   |   RT

Jeremy Corbyn's son is opening a hemp shop named after the UK's National Health Service. The National Hemp Service will sell all hemp products and is based in Corbyn senior's...
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One Crazy Day Showed How Political Chaos Threatens the World Economy

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

An escalating trade war and unpredictable policy shifts. Also, tweets.
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Democratic presidential candidates don't want to sound too happy about the prospect of a Trump recession - even though it could be their ticket to victory in 2020

Democratic presidential candidates don't want to sound too happy about the prospect of a Trump recession - even though it could be their ticket to victory in 2020

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Democrats face a dilemma in how to respond to the looming prospect of an economic downturn, which would likely dent President Donald Trump's chances of re-election in...
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With the global economy slowing and the U.S.-China trade war escalating, Trump arrives at G-7 with a list grievances

6 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

The president comes bearing more complaints than guidance for global powers facing challenges including climate change and a looming global recession.
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Andrew Coyne: The recession, it if comes, will have Trump's fingerprints all over it

11 hours ago   |   National Post

Expansions do not die of old age; they are generally killed by policy. Even this, the longest economic expansion in American history, might have carried on a good while longer...
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Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

The little boy was saving money for a trip to Dave and Buster's, according to his family. Read more ...

Jerome Powell: US economy continues to perform well but faces risks

Jerome Powell: US economy continues to perform well but faces risks

The US economy remains in good shape, and the Federal Reserve will only “act as appropriate” to keep the expansion on track, Fed chair Jerome Powell said Friday in remarks that... Read more ...

Watch the first trailer for Disney's new 'Star Wars: The Mandalorian' TV...

Watch the first trailer for Disney's new 'Star Wars: The Mandalorian' TV series teasing the dark bounty hunter tale

"The Mandalorian" is the first new live-action "Star Wars" prequel series set in a galaxy far, far away. Following the D23 Expo event on Friday at the Anaheim Convention Center... Read more ...

Ewan McGregor is officially returning as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a 'Star Wars' show

Ewan McGregor is officially returning as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a 'Star Wars' show

Ewan McGregor will reprise his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new, untitled series on Disney's upcoming streaming service, Disney Plus. McGregor surprised fans on stage Friday at... Read more ...

A 'High School Musical' show is coming to Disney's streaming service...

A 'High School Musical' show is coming to Disney's streaming service - here's the first trailer

A "High School Musical" series is coming to Disney's streaming service Disney Plus . "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" will follow East High's drama club as they... Read more ...

Gold and Treasuries surge as the escalating trade war sends investors...

Gold and Treasuries surge as the escalating trade war sends investors fleeing from the stock market

Safe-haven assets from Treasuries to gold surged Friday amid escalating trade tensions between the US and China. Tensions are likely to continue and add volatility to markets... Read more ...

A youth sports organization is raffling off a semi-automatic weapon to help...

A youth sports organization is raffling off a semi-automatic weapon to help its cheerleading and football teams

A youth football and cheer organization in rural Ohio has sparked controversy over a fundraising raffle offering a high powered AM-15 semi-automatic rifle. In the wake of... Read more ...

Jay Powell says no Fed ‘rulebook' for Trump trade war

Jay Powell says no Fed ‘rulebook' for Trump trade war

In a highly anticipated speech on Friday, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell distanced the Fed from economic impact of President Trump's trade war, saying that the Fed... Read more ...

David Koch's reclusive nephew is next in line to inherit the family legacy...

David Koch's reclusive nephew is next in line to inherit the family legacy, and he may be planning a shift away from conservative politics

Koch Industries confirmed Friday morning that 79-year-old David Koch, brother to 83-year-old Charles Koch, has died. The Koch family legacy includes the second-largest company... Read more ...

Trump allies want A$AP Rocky to publicly thank the president for his release...

Trump allies want A$AP Rocky to publicly thank the president for his release from a Swedish jail but so far he's refused

A$AP Rocky, whose birth name is Rakim Mayers, spent a month in a Swedish jail after he was detained in July over an altercation in Stockholm. He was found guilty of assault on... Read more ...