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The Quick Read About. Xi's Trip to Pyongyang

4 minutes ago   |   Time

What Happened This Week: As the anticipation builds for the G-20 meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump next week in Japan, China's state...
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Global stocks jump; dollar and yields fall after Fed rate-cut signal

4 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

World stock markets gained on Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 hitting a record high, while the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield fell below 2% as investors digested a...
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Fed rate-cut hints power S&P 500 to all-time high

4 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

A rally on Wall Street lost strength on Thursday after the S&P 500 index touched a record high, powered by the Federal Reserve's signals that it could cut interest rates as...
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Roy Moore weighs 2020 Senate bid despite party opposition

4 minutes ago   |   Politicus USA   |   2 articles

Labama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, is expected to announce on...
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Galveston Seawall may be underwater by 2100: Report

6 minutes ago   |   ABC

A new report shows Galveston and other Texas coastal cities completely underwater by the end of the century.
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African Migrants Are Becoming A New Face Of The U.S. Border Crisis

African Migrants Are Becoming A New Face Of The U.S. Border Crisis

6 minutes ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

The crisis on the Southern border has been driven by a surge of migrants from Central America. But hundreds of African migrants have crossed the border in recent weeks, many to...
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DEED: Minn. Unemployment Rate Holds Steady At 3.3%

8 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota's unemployment rate remained steady at 3.3 % in May, but professional and business service jobs are up, according to new figures released Thursday. On...
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U.S. Latino population grows, but Puerto Rico sees unprecedented drop

12 minutes ago   |   NBC News

A growing number of Latinos and the displacement of Puerto Ricans after Hurricane Maria are contributing to a diverse U.S., new census data shows.
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Trump says public will 'find out' about U.S. response to Iran downing American drone

12 minutes ago   |   NBC News

"Iran made a very bad mistake," the president said. "The drone was international waters clearly."
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The Latest: Trump offers help for Canadians held in China

12 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Latest on the United States and Canada : 1:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is offering to intervene on Canada's behalf to bring up the plight of two Canadians...
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'Jeopardy!' champion James Holzhauer donates to cancer walk in Alex Trebek's...

'Jeopardy!' champion James Holzhauer donates to cancer walk in Alex Trebek's name

The popular "Jeopardy!" host publicly announced the diagnosis of his stage 4 pancreatic cancer in March. He's since said he's in near-remission . Read more ...

26-year-old police officer shot, killed while helping woman during domestic...

26-year-old police officer shot, killed while helping woman during domestic dispute

Several officers were on a domestic disturbance call, helping a woman collect her belongings and leave, when the gunfire began. Read more ...

'Avengers: Endgame' getting re-release in bid to dethrone 'Avatar' as...

'Avengers: Endgame' getting re-release in bid to dethrone 'Avatar' as highest grossing film

"Endgame" is the second-highest grossing film of all time, with $2.743 billion in box office sales. That's about $44 million behind the sci-fi epic "Avatar." Read more ...

Legal cannabis sales could hit $15 billion globally this year

Legal cannabis sales could hit $15 billion globally this year

Fueled in part by CBD product sales and Canada's recent legalization of marijuana, the world's cannabis market could notch $15 billion this year. Read more ...

Today in History for June 20: Lizzie Borden found innocent of grisly double...

Today in History for June 20: Lizzie Borden found innocent of grisly double murder

There's a lot to look back on in history for June 20. Here are a couple of notable moments. Read more ...

Iran shoots down US spy drone amid tensions

Iran shoots down US spy drone amid tensions

The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard says the shooting down of a U.S. drone has sent “a clear message” to America. Read more ...

Downing of US drone a ‘clear message' to Washington - Iran's IRGC commander

Downing of US drone a ‘clear message' to Washington - Iran's IRGC commander

The head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards says the downing of a US drone over its territory was a “clear message” to Washington, proving Tehran will react strongly to any... Read more ...

Biden under fire over working with segregationists

Biden under fire over working with segregationists

Former Vice President Joe Biden is under fire from rivals in the democratic presidential race, after he reminisced about working together with segregationist senators in the 1970s. Read more ...

Slack stock is surging more than 50% on its first day trading in an unusual...

Slack stock is surging more than 50% on its first day trading in an unusual 'direct listing'

Shares of Slack shot up more than 50% within moments of beginning trading on the public markets Thursday. The workplace chap app listed shares via an unusual direct listing on... Read more ...

‘Iran made a very big mistake!' - Trump tweet after US drone shot down

‘Iran made a very big mistake!' - Trump tweet after US drone shot down

Amid disputes over the authenticity of reports that Iran shot down a US drone, US President Donald Trump tweeted early Thursday with a clear message: “Iran made a very big... Read more ...