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AMERICA • Today
Harry and Meghan: No other option but to step back, says duke
January 20, 2020
The prince says he and Meghan wanted to continue serving the Queen, but "that wasn't possible".
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U.S. judge dismisses assault case against British retailer Philip Green: Arcadia
January 20, 2020
Prosecutors in the United States have dropped a case against British retailer Philip Green that had alleged assault, his Arcadia company said on Monday, citing court documents.
Thousands of armed activists gather at Virginia's pro-gun rally
January 20, 2020
Thousands of armed pro-gun activists from across the United States rallied outside Virginia's capitol building on Monday to protest new restrictions proposed by state lawmakers, with authorities bracing for violence.
Trump to offer first detailed impeachment defense as pivotal week begins
January 20, 2020
After refusing to cooperate with the Democratic Party-led impeachment probe in the House of Representatives, President Donald Trump will on Monday offer his first comprehensive defense, before his trial begins in earnest in the Senate.
Factbox: As Trump goes on trial, a fight over witnesses remains unresolved
January 20, 2020
President Donald Trump goes on trial in the U.S. Senate this week on charges he abused his office and obstructed Congress, with one of the most contentious questions still unresolved - should senators hear from witnesses?
U.S.-bound migrant caravan in tense standoff at border between Mexico and Guatemala
January 20, 2020
A large caravan of Central Americans was preparing to cross the Guatemalan border into Mexico on Monday, posing a potential challenge to the Mexican government's pledge to help the United States contain mass movements of migrants.
News Commentary
Trump’s Trade Deficit Moves in Right Direction for Wrong Reasons
January 10, 2020
Recent trade data suggest America’s deficit is narrowing, but experts are skeptical the economy is meaningfully benefiting.
With Impeachment and War, Trump Faces the Ghosts of Presidents Past
January 10, 2020
It’s as if Trump took some of the biggest challenges that plagued former presidents and mushed them into a big, politically explosive ball.
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As deficits soar, Trump asks, 'Who the...
January 20, 2020
If Republicans are now of the opinion that budgets, deficits, and spending levels are annoying trivialities, best ignored, maybe that's a good thing.
Trump unveils a brand new rationale for risky Soleimani airstrike
January 20, 2020
I won't pretend to be an expert in international law, but I don't think the laws of armed conflict include provisions related to those who "say bad things."
At the intersection of the National Archives and Trump's presidency
January 20, 2020
No one from the White House had to threaten the Archives into obscuring anti-Trump signs, because officials apparently internalized the political hazards.
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AMERICA • Business
Here's how Andrew Yang would handle a recession if he were president
January 20, 2020
Democratic presidential hopeful Andrew Yang said that if he is elected to serve in the White House, he is prepared to empower the consumer to kickstart the economy if it slips into a recession.
These are the four biggest misconceptions about investing in ETFs, says behavioral finance pro
January 20, 2020
Behavioral finance pro Dan Egan discusses his four rules for ETF investing, including why investors should be cautious about jumping on the hottest ETFs.

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Trump impeachment trial: Senate prepares to hear opening arguments
January 20, 2020
The White House is due to submit its formal legal brief for opening arguments in President Trump's impeachment trial by noon.
New York Times endorses two candidates for president for first time
January 20, 2020
The paper gave its thumbs-up to Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar, both senators who represent divergent strains in the Democratic Party
Face The Nation: Gary Cohn and Jan Crawford
January 20, 2020
Missed the second half of the show? The latest on the U.S. trade deal with China and the Senate trial of President Donald Trump.
1/19: Nadler, Cornyn, Cohn
January 20, 2020
Today on "Face the Nation", the impeachment probe into President Trump enters its next phase as the stage is set for a partisan battle in the Senate.
SpaceX destroys boosters in dramatic abort test
January 20, 2020
A new success for Space X! It happened after an unmanned rocket lifted-off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida today. The mission: to test whether a new crew capsule could survive an explosion. Meg Oliver reports.
Business Analysis

World economy to rebound as US-China trade tensions cool: IMF
January 20, 2020
The global economy is set to snap back from its weakest year since the financial crisis, the IMF says.
Trade deals position US farmers for ‘record year of exports’: US agriculture secretary
January 20, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has high expectations for exports since the USMCA and U.S.-China trade deals arrived.
Strollers sold at Amazon, Target recalled due to 'falling hazard'
January 20, 2020
Baby Trend issued a recall Thursday for four models of its Tango Mini Strollers
Apple's Cook says global corporate tax system must be overhauled
January 20, 2020
The growth of internet giants such as Apple has pushed international tax rules to the limit, prompting the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to pursue global reforms over where multinational firms should be taxed.
World's richest 2,000 people hold more than poorest 4.6 billion combined: Oxfam
January 20, 2020
In its “Time to Care” report, Oxfam said it estimated that unpaid care work by women added at least $10.8 trillion a year in value to the world economy - three times more than the tech industry.
Delta and its pilots ask mediator for help in contract talks
January 20, 2020
In a statement Friday, Delta said filing for federal mediation “allows both sides to have more productive conversations” to reach an agreement more quickly.
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AMERICA • Markets
The French Banks Rivaling JPMorgan and Citigroup
January 20, 2020
France has more to offer investors than striking workers. Its banks have produced shareholder returns to rival those of JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup, and there is no reason why the trend can’t continue.
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Americans donating less to religious organizations: Study
January 20, 2020
Americans donating less to religious organizations: Study

Jonathan Morris on religious donations

NFL teaming up with CBD company Defy
January 20, 2020
NFL teaming up with CBD company Defy

Defy CBD and the NFL

Varney: We support growth, prosperity no matter which president delivers it
January 20, 2020
Varney: We support growth, prosperity no matter which president delivers it

Varney my take on Trump success, Davos and impeachment

Forex Markets
The Week Ahead – BOJ, BOC, and ECB to keep rates on hold as markets focus on global PMI readings and earnings
January 17, 2020
The debates on how much of an impact the Phase One trade deal will have on the global outlook will continue
The Korelin Economics Report with OANDA discussing what is driving stocks higher
January 17, 2020
Ed Moya, Senior Market Analyst at OANDA joins Cory Fleck to discuss the US equity markets and how recent
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U.S. Stocks Pull Back Off Highs After U.S.-China Trade Deal Signed
January 15, 2020
Stocks climbed to new record intraday highs in morning trading on Wednesday but gave back some ground over the course of the session. The major averages pulled back well off their best levels, although the Dow and the S&P 500 still ended the session at new record closing highs.
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AMERICA • Economy
Yellow or Blue? In Hong Kong, Businesses Choose Political Sides
January 20, 2020
Shops and restaurants are now being labeled either yellow, to note support for the city’s protest movement, or blue, in support of the police. The move is having a big economic impact.
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AMERICA • Insights
EQRX wants to make high-end medicines less costly
January 18, 2020
A Boston-based biotech startup thinks it has found a lucrative third way between high-margin branded drugs and high-volume generics
Can the World Economic Forum keep its mojo?
January 18, 2020
The organisation behind Davos faces a conflicted identity, increased competition and uncertain succession
Unpacking the rise of urban coyotes
January 18, 2020
Shifting patterns of global trade may explain the canine’s spread across America
Old export regulations get a new use
January 18, 2020
Donald Trump’s administration leverages rules from the Department of Commerce to confront Chinese firms
America’s pensions system is now less of a mess
January 18, 2020
But the country still has more cleaning up to do
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