Economy

Worried about a slowing economy, Fed officials want to maintain a key stimulus program

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Amid growing worries about a slowing economy, Federal Reserve officials indicated at their meeting last month that they plan later this year to stop paring back a key stimulus...
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Foreign investment in Cuba at risk if U.S. allows lawsuits over confiscated property

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Cuba's efforts to attract foreign investment to boost its ailing economy were limping along even before the Trump administration raised the possibility that it might allow...
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Trump team to scrap talks with California on auto emissions: official

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U.S. federal officials have decided to end negotiations with California over the Trump administration's plans to roll back fuel economy rules designed to reduce greenhouse gas...
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Sen. Warner blasts Google for hidden Nest microphone: Federal agencies and Congress 'must have hearings to shine a light on the dark underbelly' of the digital economy

Sen. Warner blasts Google for hidden Nest microphone: Federal agencies and Congress 'must have hearings to shine a light on the dark underbelly' of the digital economy

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On Tuesday, Google apologized for not disclosing to consumers that its Nest security system - specifically, its Nest Guard device - contained a microphone that when enabled...
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Organic growth, demographics, will lift emerging markets, says David Bahnsen

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Bahnsen Group's chief investment officer tells Reuters' Fred Katayama investors should focus on domestic growth prospects of emerging economies, not the direction of the U.S...
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Nunavut tables near-balanced budget for 20th-anniversary year

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IQALUIT, Nunavut - Nunavut has tabled a mostly stand-pat budget that plans modest spending increases to fight some of the territory's social problems. Finance minister George...
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Minutes show Fed officials noted number of rising threats

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Federal Reserve policymakers last month noted greater threats to the U.S. economy, ranging from adverse effects of the government shutdown to rising trade tensions, and opted...
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Fed Offers More Clues About Interest Rate Pause

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The Fed released minutes of its January meeting showing officials continued to express confidence in the economy but saw enough warning signs to warrant a pause in rate increases.
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Federal appeals court says it can't hear NDP case on satellite-office expenses

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OTTAWA - The Federal Court of Appeal says it can't intervene in a case where more than five dozen NDP MPs were ordered to repay $2.7 million in expenses the House of Commons...
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St. Louis merger group: Plan would save millions in taxes

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ST. LOUIS - The non-profit behind an effort to merge the city of St. Louis with St. Louis County says the consolidation would save the region's taxpayers nearly $5 billion in...
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Driver crashes through glass at a dealership while trying new vehicle, video...

Driver crashes through glass at a dealership while trying new vehicle, video shows

A cringeworthy video shows a driver crashing through glass at a dealership and off an upper level. Read more ...

'Totally changed our whole lives': US family adopts 2 girls from China

'Totally changed our whole lives': US family adopts 2 girls from China

A family that adopted two girls from China, including one who couldn't walk or talk in English, has found some plans can change for the best. Read more ...

Officer says he followed ‘the trail of soda' to catch man who stole...

Officer says he followed ‘the trail of soda' to catch man who stole 18-wheeler Pepsi truck

Police said it wasn't difficult to track down the 45-year-old suspect. Read more ...

Mueller's findings in the Russia probe could reportedly be delivered as soon...

Mueller's findings in the Russia probe could reportedly be delivered as soon as next week

Attorney General William Barr is ready to announce the end of the Russia investigation as early as next week, CNN reported. The news comes after previous reporting indicated... Read more ...

Police: 2 arrested after missing 16-year-old girl found 'nude and...

Police: 2 arrested after missing 16-year-old girl found 'nude and incoherent' in apartment

The investigation began when the girl went missing and her family received threatening text messages about the child's whereabouts. Read more ...

Customs discovers $13 million worth of meth hidden in frozen fruit

Customs discovers $13 million worth of meth hidden in frozen fruit

Port director David Gonzalez called intercepting the drug-infested fruit an "outstanding interception." Read more ...

Cops: Man tied sweater around fiancee's face, beat her to death with bat...

Cops: Man tied sweater around fiancee's face, beat her to death with bat before burning body

The man texted his mistress, “You got a mess to clean up,” after the brutal killing, investigators said. Read more ...

California legislation aims to reduce consumption of sugary drinks

California legislation aims to reduce consumption of sugary drinks

Sugary drinks will once again be the focus of new legislation aimed at reducing their consumption, according to a joint news release from the California Dental Association and... Read more ...

Meghan Markle makes surprise visit to NYC for girls' trip, baby shower

Meghan Markle makes surprise visit to NYC for girls' trip, baby shower

The Duchess of Sussex returns to New York City for the first time since her wedding for a few days of rest, shopping and good food with some of her closest friends. Read more ...

'Lava waterfall' reappears at Yosemite National Park

'Lava waterfall' reappears at Yosemite National Park

Photographers in Yosemite National Park encountered the natural phenomenon known as "firefall" where lava appears to be flowing over a cliff at sunset. Read more ...