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United States imposes record $7.5 billion in tariffs on European goods

United States imposes record $7.5 billion in tariffs on European goods

5 minutes ago   |   RT

With the blessing from the World Trade Organization , the Trump administration imposed punitive tariffs on EU goods on Friday in retaliation for the European plane maker Airbus...
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China's economy grew at slowest rate since the 1990s - and it could yet get worse

China's economy grew at slowest rate since the 1990s - and it could yet get worse

13 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

China's economy grew at 6% between July and September - the slowest growth rate since 1992. Much of this was down to slowing demand from abroad, as the trade war weighs on...
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Boris Johnson refuses to reveal how badly his Brexit deal will hurt the UK economy

Boris Johnson refuses to reveal how badly his Brexit deal will hurt the UK economy

13 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

Boris Johnson's government is refusing to reveal what they expect the economic impact of his new Brexit will be. A cross-party group of MPs wrote to Brexit Secretary Stephen...
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Cape needs real shark solutions

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Sharks do what sharks do. That's the gist of the $50,000 Great White Shark Mitigation Study and Report by the Woods Hole Group. “There are no silver bullet solutions to ensure...
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World finance officials facing host of problems

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The leaders of the 189-nation International Monetary Fund and its sister organization, the World Bank, are laying out their visions for the future, hoping to...
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Six warning lights flashing for China's slowing economy

6 hours ago   |   Reuters

China's $13 trillion economy is slowing and indicators showing that range from freight shipments to factory power generation and from employment to expenditures on entertainment.
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China's quarterly economy growth sinks to 6%, a 26-year low

7 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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Asian stocks track Brexit deal cheer but China caution prevails

7 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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Apple CEO Tim Cook calls on the Senate to pass immigration reform

10 hours ago   |   CNBC

Immigrants make this country stronger and our economy more dynamic. As a first step toward needed comprehensive reform, I urge the Senate to move quickly to pass the Fairness...
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Thousands protest across Lebanon over dire economy, proposed WhatsApp fee withdrawn

10 hours ago   |   National Post

BEIRUT - Thousands of people demonstrated in Beirut on Thursday against the Lebanese government's management of an economic crisis in one of the biggest protests in years...
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Australian woman missing for three days found alive thanks to ‘SOS' scrawled...

Australian woman missing for three days found alive thanks to ‘SOS' scrawled in sand

A woman lost in South Australian bushland for three days was rescued thanks to an “SOS” she scrawled in the sand in front of a security camera, police said. Deborah Pilgrim... Read more ...

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

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

The reigning NFL MVP has thrown 15 touchdown passes and one interception this season. Read more ...

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 ...

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 ...

Woman diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer early in pregnancy gives birth...

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

"I am blessed when I look at my son, and I cannot ask for more than that," the new mom said. 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 ...