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22-year-old Maine Navy sailor killed overseas

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A Maine sailor stationed with the U.S. Navy has died overseas.
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Fed can keep rate hikes gradual without risking inflation: Evans

Fed can keep rate hikes gradual without risking inflation: Evans

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CHICAGO - The Federal Reserve can stick to a series of gradual U.S. interest-rate increases over the next couple of years without much risk of an unhealthy surge in inflation, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said on Tuesday.
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Democratic FCC commissioner stepping down after policy clash

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WASHINGTON - A Democratic commissioner on the top U.S. telecommunications regulator said on Tuesday she is stepping down after more than eight years in the job and after clashing with Republican efforts to roll back many regulations.
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Debt could dissuade students, hurt U.S. economy, says Fed official

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Philadelphia Federal Reserve President Patrick Harker said rising debt levels could dissuade students from pursuing higher education, buying homes and funding other investments.
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Anheuser-Busch Announces Bold 2025 Sustainability Goals

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In an effort to reduce its environmental impact, Anheuser-Busch has announced its U.S. 2025 Sustainability Goals. This ambitious set of goals aim to focus on four key areas: renewable electricity and carbon reduction, water stewardship, smart agriculture and circular packaging.
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China's Huawei Tech retrenches in U.S. after years of criticism

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WASHINGTON - China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , viewed with suspicion in congress as a potential threat to U.S. national security, has laid off five employees at its Washington office and slashed lobbying expenditures, according to sources familiar with the matter and government filings.
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New AUMF? Critics Warn Against Giving President Even More War Powers

New AUMF? Critics Warn Against Giving President Even More War Powers

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As the 17-year-old War on Terror rages on-and with the international community still reeling from the illegal missile strikes that the U.S., U.K., and France launched on Syria over the weekend-Congress is considering a measure that critics warn will expand the executive branch's authority to wage war.
Some lawmakers have tried for years to replace the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force that has been used by three administration to justify military actions across the globe. Now that President Donald Trump has repeatedly ignored reminders that only Congress can approve attacks not...
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Fed's Williams sees U.S. inflation at or above goal for years

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San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams said he expects U.S. inflation to rise to the U.S. central bank's 2-percent goal this year and to continue at that goal for a couple of years.
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Shaw, Braun homer in Brewers' 8-0 win over Marlins

Shaw, Braun homer in Brewers' 8-0 win over Marlins

MILWAUKEE - Ryan Braun and Travis Shaw hit back-to-back homers, helping the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-0 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night. Read more ...

New Indictment Filed Against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens

New Indictment Filed Against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens

Charge connected to charity donor lis Read more ...

E. coli outbreak from Arizona lettuce expands

E. coli outbreak from Arizona lettuce expands

The U.S. Centers for Disease expanded its warning Friday surrounding a multistate E. coli outbreak tied to tainted romaine lettuce from Arizona, which has now sickened more... Read more ...

Path to denuclearization? North Korea announces 6 pivotal decisions

Path to denuclearization? North Korea announces 6 pivotal decisions

Pyongyang has declared a new strategic course for the country, announcing an indefinite suspension of all nuclear and ballistic missile tests, in the run-up to the planned... Read more ...

Mourners lining up to pay final respects to Barbara Bush

Mourners lining up to pay final respects to Barbara Bush

People waited in line for hours to be screened by security before boarding shuttle buses to attend a public viewing of the former first lady. Read more ...

North Korean leader: We no longer need nuclear tests, state-run media reports

North Korean leader: We no longer need nuclear tests, state-run media reports

Kim said that "under the proven condition of complete nuclear weapons, we no longer need any nuclear tests." Read more ...

NBA playoffs 2018: Three takeaways from Pacers' thrilling Game 3 win over Cavs

NBA playoffs 2018: Three takeaways from Pacers' thrilling Game 3 win over Cavs

The Pacers were down by as many as 17 points in Game 3 of their first-round series, but they rode the energy of their home crowd to defeat the Cavs and take a 2-1 series lead. Read more ...

There will be no sweep: Bucks overwhelm Celtics

There will be no sweep: Bucks overwhelm Celtics

Milwaukee found its defense after a 14-point loss in Game 2. Read more ...

It's time you learned how 4/20 became 'Weed Day'

It's time you learned how 4/20 became 'Weed Day'

There's more than one legend behind the date. Read more ...

MLB wrap: Padres' Tyson Ross' no-hit bid steals spotlight from Clayton...

MLB wrap: Padres' Tyson Ross' no-hit bid steals spotlight from Clayton Kershaw-Max Scherzer matchup

While all eyes were on the Clayton Kershaw-Max Scherzer matchup Friday, the Padres' Tyson Ross stole the spotlight as he chased a no-hitter. Read more ...