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AMERICA • Today
Oxford University accepts £150m from US private equity boss
June 19, 2019
Stephen Schwarzman, a confidant of President Trump, makes the largest ever donation to a UK university.
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Trump EPA to unveil replacement for Obama's power plant rule
June 19, 2019
The Trump administration will unveil a new carbon emission rule for the U.S. power industry on Wednesday to replace an Obama-era regulation to fight climate change that it scrapped for being too hard on the coal industry.
Nine-year-old who defies labels helps teach educators about queer youth
June 19, 2019
When a third-grade teacher from Texas asked her mostly 8-year-old students what they wanted to be when they grow up, one of them wrote on the white board: "drag queen."
New York jury begins deliberations in trial of accused cult founder
June 19, 2019
Jurors on Wednesday began deliberating the fate of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him.
U.S. foreign arms sales hit $44.15 billion in first three quarters of FY2019
June 19, 2019
The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has executed $44.15 billion in U.S. foreign arms sales through June 19, and the agency's director said he was optimistic the total for the full year would reach last year's $55.66 billion.
Trump says immigration roundup will start next week
June 19, 2019
U.S. President Donald Trump repeated on Tuesday that immigration authorities would next week target migrants in the country illegally in large-scale arrests, but still gave no details about the planned action.
News Commentary
Republicans and Democrats Work to Contain the Political Insurgency
June 14, 2019
Republicans and Democrats are facing challenges from the far ideological wings of their parties.
2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates Train Focus on Donald Trump
June 14, 2019
An ‘existential threat.’ A ‘demagogue.’ ‘Impeach Donald Trump.’ The Democrats running to unseat the president are turning up the rhetoric.
News Analysis

Asked about his credibility crisis, Trump...
June 19, 2019
"If we go to war, why should we believe you if you say why?" a reporter asked Trump, capturing just how severe his crisis of credibility has become.
Hope Hicks testifying before House Judiciary Committee
June 19, 2019
Former White House Director of Strategic Communications Hope Hicks is testifying on Capitol Hill today after her name appeared 184 times in the Mueller Report. Former Federal Prosecutor Glenn Kirschner, New York Times Washington Correspondent Charlie
What voters in Arkansas want from the 2020 race
June 19, 2019
Watch NBC's Vaughn Hillyard join Stephanie Ruhle from Forrest City, Arkansas, to explain how President Trump's trade war is affecting voters there.
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AMERICA • Business
Trump blasts Democrats for Hope Hicks testimony, calls congressional hearings 'rigged'
June 19, 2019
Trump criticized Congressional Democrats for subpoenaeing ex-aide Hope Hicks to testify about incidents detailed in special counsel Robert Mueller's report.
Power restored at New York Penn Station after outage temporarily halted all train service
June 19, 2019
All trains traveling in and out of New York Penn Station have been halted because of an Amtrak overhead wire issue, New Jersey Transit said Wednesday.

Business News
PG&E to pay $1 billion to California townsl for wildfire damage
June 19, 2019
More than half the money would go to four towns and counties damaged by widlfires last year that killed 85 people
The Fed may reach a new view of where rates are headed
June 19, 2019
An interest rate cut today isn't likely, but a pivot from keeping them steady may emerge, with a reduction coming soon
Bitcoin price hits 1-year high on boost from Facebook's Libra plan
June 19, 2019
Cryptocurrency enthusiasts see Facebook's move into digital money as "the catalyst everyone's been looking for"
Nomadness Travel Tribe aims to increase diversity in travel
June 19, 2019
Nomadness Travel Tribe is working to increase diversity in the travel industry. Evita Turquoise Robinson explained to CBSN how she used her own experiences traveling the world to start the group.
Dog returned home after it was allegedly stolen by Wag walker
June 18, 2019
A New York City couple is hoping to raise awareness after their beloved Shih Tzu Yorkie, Benny, was stolen from their Battery Park apartment by a Wag​ dog walker
Business Analysis

Top US trade official plans to meet Chinese counterpart
June 19, 2019
The top U.S. trade negotiator says he will meet with his Chinese counterpart to discuss a trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies before a summit next week in Japan between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China.
The Latest: Rollback of Obama-era rule for coal-fired plants
June 19, 2019
The Latest on an environmental rule covering coal-fired power plants (all times local): 10:35 a.m.
Norway islanders want to go 'time-free' when sun doesn't set
June 19, 2019
Residents of a Norwegian island where the sun doesn't set for 69 days of the year want to go "time-free" and have more flexible school and working hours to make the most of their long summer days.
Trump administration rolls back Obama rule targeting coal-fired power plants, issues less ambitious replacement
June 19, 2019
Trump administration rolls back Obama rule targeting coal-fired power plants, issues less ambitious replacement.
Police checking whether Indiana dairy farm abuse was coerced
June 19, 2019
A prosecutor says investigators are looking into whether an animal rights group worker coerced employees at a large northwestern Indiana dairy farm into the abuse of young calves that was captured on undercover video.
Pot, guns, sports betting on agenda for lawmakers' last day
June 19, 2019
Maine lawmakers began their last scheduled day of legislative work Wednesday by hoping to tie up work on marijuana sales, renewable energy and online sports betting.
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AMERICA • Markets
Bond Investors Get New Tools to Speed Up Trading
June 19, 2019
Electronic bond-trading platforms are racing to expand their offerings as traders demand greater integration of the technology that is transforming how they buy and sell holdings.
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President Trump called out the elites: Varney
June 19, 2019
President Trump called out the elites: Varney

Donald Trump is a president like no other: Varney

Dominican Republic has to come up with some answers: Dr. Marc Siegel
June 19, 2019
Dominican Republic has to come up with some answers: Dr. Marc Siegel

At least nine tourists have died while on vacation in the Dominican Republic

Forex Markets
Markets Await Fed; dollar slightly softer on light volumes
June 19, 2019
The Fed’s current policy has lost effectiveness and at the end of what will be the longest US economic
Live FX market analysis – 18 June 2019 (video)
June 19, 2019
OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks through all the key market stories and previews the week
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Market Comment
U.S. Stocks Showing A Lack Of Direction As Fed Announcement Looms
June 19, 2019
With traders reluctant to make significant moves ahead of the Federal Reserve's monetary policy announcement this afternoon, stocks are showing a lack of direction in morning trading on Wednesday. The choppy trading comes on the heels of the rally seen in the previous session.
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AMERICA • Economy
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AMERICA • Insights
Facebook wants to create a worldwide digital currency
June 18, 2019
Libra could be massively disruptive—including to the social network itself
The promotion curse
June 16, 2019
Updating the Peter principle
Germany’s business barons are finding it harder to keep a low profile
June 15, 2019
Blame rising inequality and globalisation
Black men in America are living almost as long as white men
June 15, 2019
The chasm in life-expectancy that once existed has nearly closed
The gripping case of Scott Warren
June 15, 2019
Is offering assistance to illegal immigrants a protected religious practice?
Tesla’s performance gives Elon Musk much to think about
June 15, 2019
The electric-car firm is enduring a rough patch
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AMERICA • Calendar

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