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Gary Ray Bowles: Florida executes killer who preyed on gay men
August 23, 2019
Dubbed the "I-95 Killer", Gary Ray Bowles admitted to killing six men along the eastern US main freeway.
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Democrat Buttigieg targets mental illness, addiction in new plan
August 23, 2019
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg aims to prevent one million deaths by 2028 from addiction and mental illness under a plan he released on Friday aimed at tackling the country's opioid and substance abuse crisis.
Chicago judge may tap special prosecutor to review actor Jussie Smollett's case
August 23, 2019
The case of ex-"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, who sparked a firestorm in Chicago by reporting a racist attack authorities have ruled a hoax, returns to court on Friday, when local media say a judge may tap a special prosecutor to review the case.
Smoke forces Hawaii Airlines Airbus to make emergency landing
August 23, 2019
A Hawaiian Airlines jetliner made an emergency landing in Honolulu on Thursday after smoke filled the cabin and cargo hold, and seven people were taken to hospital, officials said.
Trump to square off in court with House Democrats over financial records
August 23, 2019
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to ask a federal judge on Friday to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from handing the financial records of the Trump family and Trump Organization to Democratic lawmakers.
California train derails, 27 injured
August 23, 2019
A light-rail passenger train derailed in Sacramento, California, late Thursday night, injuring 27, officials said.
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Michigan Democrats Learn Painful Lessons From 2016
August 16, 2019
Democrats in Michigan are getting back to old-fashioned campaigning after a hard loss in 2016.
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Polls show Trump struggling among key groups
August 23, 2019
Our Morning Joe panel break down Trump’s approval rating among key voting groups and what it means for the president’s reelection hopes.
Joe Scarborough: ‘The manufacturing outlook the worst that it’s been in a decade’
August 23, 2019
Our team discusses concerns over the strength of the U.S. economy as the manufacturing sector contracts for the first time since 2009.
Morning Joe First Look goes around the world
August 23, 2019
We get first hand reporting from across the globe as tensions grow in Hong Kong and Tehran, while the U-K and Europe prepare for the G7 summit
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AMERICA • Business
Facebook bans ads from The Epoch Times after huge pro-Trump buy
August 23, 2019
By hiding its multimillion-dollar dark money ad spend, the organization bypassed Facebook's political advertising transparency rules, NBC News reports.
US Treasury yields rise as investors await clues from Powell speech
August 23, 2019
U.S. government debt yields were higher Friday morning, as investors await comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.

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Movers & Shakers: Aug. 23, 2019
August 23, 2019
The stories moving the markets and shaking up the world.
Stocks poised for gains ahead of Powell's Jackson Hole speech
August 23, 2019
The Fed has been a topic this week with the anticipation of Powell's speech.
Boeing to boost 737 production by February: Report
August 22, 2019
Company officials said at a July 30 meeting that it will produce 737 planes at a rate of 52 per month starting in February 2020.
Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne resigns amid Russian spy link, 'deep state' comments
August 22, 2019
The Overstock CEO is no stranger to controversy.
Volkswagen wants Tesla stake? VW calls speculation 'unfounded'
August 22, 2019
Volkswagen denied a report that said its CEO Herbert Diess would like to buy a stake in Tesla.
Movers & Shakers: Aug. 22, 2019
August 22, 2019
Stories moving the markets and shaking up the world.
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AMERICA • Markets
Amazon Deal Opens Door to Bigger Footprint in India
August 23, 2019
Amazon has signed an agreement that would give it the option to take a significant stake in one of India’s largest retailers.
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Hong Kong bracing for further protests
August 23, 2019
Hong Kong bracing for further protests

Bracing for further protests

I don't see a recession unless we get a big policy mistake: Mohamed El-Erian
August 23, 2019
I don't see a recession unless we get a big policy mistake:  Mohamed El-Erian

Mohamed El-Erian on the Fed, economy

Could the high-tax state exodus to Florida change the state's politics?
August 23, 2019
Could the high-tax state exodus to Florida change the state's politics?

Low taxes draw more residents to Florida

Forex Markets
Kiwi outperforms on RBNZ Governor comments
August 23, 2019
  Waiting until November The New Zealand dollar was the best performing Asian currency during this morning’s
Beware the Boris Bounce
August 23, 2019
Lots of noise, but little substance, best describes the price action on financial markets overnight,
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U.S. Stocks Close Firmly Positive On Upbeat Retail Earnings
August 21, 2019
After showing an early move to the upside, stocks remained firmly positive throughout the trading session on Wednesday. With the upward move on the day, the major averages more than offset the pullback seen in the previous session.
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AMERICA • Economy
Hiring Is Very Hard for Restaurants These Days. Now They May Have to Fire.
August 23, 2019
Amid a severe labor shortage and a renewed U.S. crackdown on undocumented immigrants, owners are facing a choice: fire workers or risk prosecution.
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AMERICA • Insights
Boeing’s troubles cost the aerospace industry $4bn a quarter
August 24, 2019
There is no end in sight
Cathay Pacific’s fate rattles multinationals in Hong Kong
August 24, 2019
Beijing’s assault on the airline is unprecedented in its scale and scope
New research probes eviction’s causes and consequences
August 24, 2019
A reinvigorated debate focuses on the link between housing instability and poverty
What companies can learn from comedians
August 24, 2019
A fair bit, they seem to think
GE finds friends on Wall Street
August 24, 2019
A troubled industrial giant gets a boost from an unexpected quarter
Vodafone’s search for the G-spot
August 24, 2019
No wonder telecoms firms view 5G with trepidation
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