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US military parade ordered by Trump postponed 'to 2019'
August 17, 2018
Planned for Veterans Day weekend, the Pentagon said it has been postponed at least one year.
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Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor Brunson's appeal for release: Haberturk
August 17, 2018
A Turkish court has rejected an appeal to release American Christian pastor Andrew Brunson from house arrest, broadcaster Haberturk said on Friday.
How a mother's tough choice gave her son a potential U.S. asylum advantage
August 17, 2018
For two months in detention after being separated from her 14-year old son by U.S. border officials, Catalina Sales worried about how he was doing and when she would see him again.
Body found at New Mexico compound identified as missing boy
August 17, 2018
A child's body found at a New Mexico compound has been identified as Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj, a missing 3-year-old boy whose father is one of five adults charged with child abuse at the remote settlement, the Taos County Sheriff said on Thursday.
Pentagon says China military 'likely training for strikes' on U.S. targets
August 17, 2018
China's military has expanded its bomber operations in recent years while "likely training for strikes" against the United States and its allies, a Pentagon report released on Thursday said.
Pressure mounts on Trump to deliver for Iowa ahead of elections
August 17, 2018
Warren Bachman, a 72-year-old Iowa soybean farmer, is one of many who turned Clarke County into Donald Trump country, as the Republican president took 61 percent of the votes in 2016 in a county that went for Democrat Barack Obama four years earlier.
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Trump Shouldn't Blame Gun Violence on Violent Video Games
March 8, 2018
Research demonstrates no link can confidently be made between violent video games and gun violence.
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It's hard to believe Trump's 'anonymous...
August 17, 2018
Donald Trump has encouraged Americans not to believe stories that cite anonymous sources. There is some irony to his warnings.
Trump cancels military parade due to high costs
August 17, 2018
The much anticipated military parade Trump announced earlier in the year has been canceled as the estimate for the parade came in at $92 million.
Trump takes credit for canceling military parade
August 17, 2018
President Donald Trump said Friday he has canceled a planned military parade this fall in the nation's capital because of the 'ridiculously high' price tag given by D.C. officials.
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Tesla board members reportedly concerned about Elon Musk's use of Ambien
August 17, 2018
Musk said in the interview he now needs Ambien to sleep, but board members are concerned that the drug isn't having the intended effect for Musk, the New York Times reported.
Spanish soccer league aims to break America with landmark fixture
August 17, 2018
La Liga plans to bring a regular season club match to the United States, the first to be played outside of Europe.

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High-speed internet service may be poised for a price hike
August 13, 2018
Top internet providers want regulators to scrap a provision that lowers costs for small businesses and consumers
Trump asks SEC to study ending quarterly earnings
August 17, 2018
President says shifting to a six-month reporting system would give businesses more flexibility and save money
Google workers protest censored China search
August 17, 2018
More than 1,000 employees sign letter objecting to plan for search engine that complies with Chinese censorship
Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, describes "excruciating year"
August 17, 2018
Tells The New York Times he's extraordinarily stressed out, and discusses idea he's floating of taking Tesla private
Where's the wage growth? Only at the very top
August 16, 2018
CEO pay shot up 17 percent last year—outpacing the stock market, productivity and pretty much everything else
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Stocks take a breather following Thursday’s rally
August 17, 2018
Dow had best day in four months on Thursday.
World's biggest shipping company cautions on trade tensions
August 17, 2018
Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk says it swung to a profit in the second quarter but cautioned about uncertainty related to global trade amid U.S. sanctions on major economies.
Turkish lira steady despite new threats from Trump
August 17, 2018
Turkey's currency remains steady against the dollar despite an apparent threat of possible new sanctions by U.S. President Donald Trump.
Merkel, Putin share a headache: Donald Trump
August 17, 2018
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russia's President Vladimir Putin will have plenty to talk about when they meet Saturday — thanks in no small part to U.S. President Donald Trump.
Rise Education Cayman Limited (REDU) Q2 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
August 17, 2018
REDU earnings call for the period ending June 30. 2018.
Spartan Stores (SPTN) Q2 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
August 17, 2018
SPTN earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2018.
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AMERICA • Markets
Nvidia Clears Its Crypto Cloud
August 17, 2018
A volatile crypto market has been a distraction for the chip maker—and its investors.
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Will Republicans hold off a blue wave in midterms?
August 17, 2018
Will Republicans hold off a blue wave in midterms?

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A Cleveland Browns win will unlock free Bud Light
August 17, 2018
A Cleveland Browns win will unlock free Bud Light

'Victory Fridge' in Cleveland bars

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Risk appetite boosted by higher yuan fix
August 17, 2018
Yuan fixed higher for first time in seven days At this morning’s yuan fix, the People’s Bank of China
GBP/USD – Pound slightly higher on strong UK retail sales
August 16, 2018
The British pound has posted slight gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the pair
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Stocks Climb Off Worst Levels But Still Close Firmly Negative - U.S. Commentary
August 15, 2018
After falling sharply early in the session, stocks regained some ground over the course of the trading day on Wednesday but remained firmly in negative territory. With the pullback on the day, the major averages offset the gains posted in the previous session.
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AMERICA • Economy
Some States Sitting on Piles of Cash, and Cities Want a Cut
August 17, 2018
States like Ohio are placing their surpluses in rainy-day funds, but cities that have suffered because of cuts since the recession say it is time to loosen up.
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