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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares sit still, await clarity on Fed policy

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 23:03:10 -0400

Asian shares went flat on Thursday as uncertainty over the outlook for both U.S. interest rates and the chance of global fiscal stimulus sucked the life out of markets. Moves were miniscule, with MSC....
INSIGHT-How Brazil and Vietnam are tightening their grip on the world's coffee

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 23:00:00 -0400

A towering machine rumbles through the fields of Julio Rinco's farm in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo, engulfing whole coffee trees and shaking free beans that are collected by conveyor belts in its....
Anti-vaccine activist charged for assault of California senator

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 22:53:02 -0400

The man behind a petition drive to recall a California state senator and physician pushing for tougher vaccine requirements was charged on Wednesday with assault after livestreaming himself shoving th....
Investigators raid online Oklahoma charter school's vendor

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 22:40:26 -0400

State investigators have raided a vendor for an online Oklahoma charter school whose enrollment, funding and some of its leaders are at the center of an investigation. Agents from the Oklahoma State ....
California releases man from prison, begins rewind of overly harsh long-term sentences

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 22:27:06 -0400

State is one of nation's largest contributors to mass incarceration. Fix? Allow prosecutors to undo punishments.....
Exclusive: Daimler to make Mercedes Benz-branded heavy trucks in China - sources

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 22:26:26 -0400

German auto maker Daimler AG plans to build Mercedes Benz-branded heavy trucks in China by revamping truck plants owned by its local joint venture, according to a document seen by Reuters and two sou....
'Dancing With the Stars' host Tom Bergeron disagrees with 'divisive' casting

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 22:24:19 -0400

"Dancing With the Stars" host Tom Bergeron is not on board with some of this season's casting. Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer, who worked for President Donald Trump for much of 2017, ....
FOREX-Dollar holds gains after Fed minutes temper rate cut expectations

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 22:02:10 -0400

The dollar held gains on Thursday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting hosed down some aggressive expectations the central bank would embark on a series of deep interest rate c....
Jet catches fire in Northern California; 10 aboard unhurt

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 22:00:07 -0400

All 10 people aboard a small jet escaped injury Wednesday after the aircraft aborted its takeoff at a small Northern California airport, went off the runway and burst into flames, officials said. The....
UPDATE 2-Washington Governor Inslee withdraws bid for U.S. Democratic presidential nomination

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 21:55:16 -0400

Washington state Governor Jay Inslee, who made the fight against climate change the focus of his White House campaign, said on Wednesday he was withdrawing from the race for the 2020 U.S. Democratic p....
Who's running for president in 2020?

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 21:44:00 -0400

Following Democrats' sweeping victories in the House of Representatives during the 2018 midterm elections, many in the party were eagerly anticipating the 2020 presidential election and the opportunit....
23 accused in broad Aryan Warriors supremacist case in Vegas

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 21:29:51 -0400

Nineteen men and four women are charged in Las Vegas with being part of a white supremacist gang with ties to state prison and street crimes, including murder, drug trafficking and identity theft, acc....
Oil inches higher after U.S. crude stocks drawdown, economic worries weigh

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 21:23:47 -0400

Oil prices edged higher on Thursday after a drawdown in U.S. crude inventories, but lingering concerns over the global economy and a build-up in U.S. refined product stocks kept a lid on gains. West ....
Washington Governor Inslee withdraws bid for U.S. Democratic presidential nomination

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 21:23:46 -0400

Washington state Governor Jay Inslee, who made the fight against climate change the focus of his White House campaign, said on Wednesday he was withdrawing from the race for the 2020 U.S. Democratic p....
Shooter at large after LA deputy shot at sheriff's station

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 21:20:57 -0400

Investigators believe a gunshot that wounded a deputy outside a Los Angeles County sheriff's station on Wednesday was fired from a nearby building complex that provides mental health services and low ....
UPDATE 1-Japan says gaps remain with U.S. on trade after 'very tough' talks

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 21:18:20 -0400

Motegi is visiting Washington, D.C., for talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, where the two sides hope to narrow gaps on areas such as agriculture and automobiles in order to clinch....
Texas executes man in 1998 slaying of college student

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 21:16:07 -0400

A Texas death row inmate who argued that his conviction was based on junk science was executed Wednesday for the abduction, rape and killing of a suburban Houston community college student more than 2....
Japan says gaps remain with U.S. on trade after 'very tough' talks

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 21:12:48 -0400

Motegi is visiting Washington, D.C., for talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, where the two sides hope to narrow gaps on areas such as agriculture and automobiles in order to clinch....
RPT-COLUMN-Britain’s blackout points to need for more reserves: Kemp

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 21:00:00 -0400

National Grid’s interim report into the blackout which hit Britain earlier this month provides a useful timeline of the faults and trips on the network, but leaves important questions about reliabilit....
Russian chess legend Anatoly Karpov unable to get U.S. visa, friend says

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:58:38 -0400

Russian chess grandmaster Anatoly Karpov has been unable for several months to obtain a visa to travel to the United States, his friend, the owner of a chess academy in New York who invited him to tea....
Congressman: Space Command's initial home will be Colorado

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:42:13 -0400

The initial headquarters for the Pentagon's new Space Command will be at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, a congressman said Wednesday. The command will officially start operations next month at th....
Where Garner died, changes in policing win little applause

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:40:53 -0400

A police cruiser constantly sits a few feet from a small floral memorial to Eric Garner on the Staten Island sidewalk where he spent his dying moments five years ago. Tompkinsville Park, which police....
Latest: Deputy wounded in Lancaster will recover

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 23:09:03 -0400

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UPDATE 1-Russia, China seek U.N. Security Council meeting on U.S. missile developments

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:34:45 -0400

Russia and China have asked the United Nations Security Council to meet on Thursday over "statements by U.S. officials on their plans to develop and deploy medium-range missiles," according to the req....
UPDATE 2-Trump attacks Ford Motor for not backing fuel economy rollback

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:33:16 -0400

U.S. President Donald Trump stepped up a series of attacks on automakers on Wednesday for not backing his administration's plan to roll back Obama-era fuel efficiency rules, singling out Ford Motor Co....
Japan's Motegi says gaps remain with U.S. on trade after 1st-day talks

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:31:56 -0400

Japan's Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Wednesday there were still gaps that needed to be ironed out with the United States in agreeing on a bilateral trade deal. "Issues that need to be s....
Jurors at Greg Craig trial see invoice he backdated for Manafort

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:31:10 -0400

Prosecutors appear to be suggesting that Craig was willing to go to considerable lengths to help Ukraine’s government to deal with its public relations headaches.....
Immigration lawyers: We saw what's happening at the US-Mexico border. It's a tragic farce.

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:29:08 -0400

There is no due process in Mexico for asylum seekers, just endless obstacles to staying alive, finding an attorney and communicating with authorities.....
GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares find support, still waiting on stimulus

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:26:20 -0400

Asian shares edged ahead on Thursday after Wall Street got a boost from strong retail results, while bonds retreated as U.S. policy makers sounded conflicted on whether to cut interest rates as sharpl....
FOREX-Dollar holds gains after Fed minutes temper rate cut expectations

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:21:01 -0400

The dollar held gains on Thursday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting hosed down some aggressive expectations the central bank would embark on a series of deep interest rate c....
UPDATE 2-Texas executes man convicted of abducting, killing college student

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:17:41 -0400

Texas on Wednesday put to death a man found guilty of the rape and murder of a 19-year-old college student in an execution that followed arguments from the inmate's attorneys that authorities ignored ....
Duchess Meghan shares a 'sneak peek' of her upcoming capsule collection

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:17:00 -0400

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, surprised a group of women at a photoshoot for her upcoming capsule collection in partnership with the charity Smart Works, she shared in an Instagram story Wednesday. ....
Plastic particles in drinking water present 'low' risk: WHO

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:05:14 -0400

Microplastics contained in drinking water pose a "low" risk to human health at current levels, but more research is needed to reassure consumers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. ....
FEATURE - Male slavery survivors in UK struggle to get support as numbers soar

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:01:01 -0400

Yu tried to clear his mind of the years he spent enslaved in a restaurant as the group of survivors finished meditating and turned to their plans for the future. Sitting in a community centre in Bir....
Plastic particles in drinking water present 'low' risk - WHO

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:01:00 -0400

Microplastics contained in drinking water pose a "low" risk to human health at current levels, but more research is needed to reassure consumers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. ....
More deals, less conflict? Cross-border water planning key, report warns

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:00:05 -0400

Fewer than one in three of the world's transboundary rivers and lake basins and just nine of the 350 aquifers that straddle more than one country have cross-border management systems in place, accordi....
ANALYSIS-No minorities, no meat? Gig economy deepens cities' divides

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:00:00 -0400

Last month's incident was among a long series of allegations of discrimination related to religion, race, gender or sexual orientation in the so-called gig economy that also includes ride hailing apps....
Baltimore teen gets life in prison in police officer slaying

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 19:59:57 -0400

A Baltimore teenager was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday, more than a year after he accelerated a stolen Jeep and fatally struck a Maryland police officer in a suburban cul-de-sac. Dawnta Harri....
The Latest: Texas executes man in college student's death

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 19:58:41 -0400

Texas has executed a man who maintained his innocence in the abduction, rape and murder of a suburban Houston community college student more than 20 years ago. Larry Swearingen received a lethal inje....
WRAPUP 1-Trump calls Danish PM's rebuff of Greenland idea 'nasty' as trip cancellation stuns Danes

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 19:57:36 -0400

WASHINGTON/COPENHAGEN, Aug 21 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump declared Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen's dismissal of his idea to buy Greenland "nasty" and an affront to the United States o....
Reuters World News Summary

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 19:51:53 -0400

Following is a summary of current world news briefs. Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of burning down the Amazon rainforest to hurt his ....
Authorities investigate Dallas postal customer's racist rant

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 19:26:53 -0400

Dallas police and U.S. Postal Service inspectors are investigating a customer's racist rant against an employee at a post office. In a widely viewed video posted Wednesday on Twitter, a white man sta....
Pilot says he had to bring down plane while cameras rolled

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 19:23:43 -0400

Pilot David Lesh, a 34-year-old globe-trotting skier and the founder of Colorado-based outerwear company Virtika, had embarked on the flight Tuesday over Half Moon Bay, south of San Francisco. "David....
Judge tells jail to improve conditions for Epstein cellmate

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 19:22:18 -0400

A judge ordered a federal jail on Wednesday to improve housing conditions for one of Jeffrey Epstein's former cellmates, who wanted to be moved out of the lockup because he feared retaliation by guard....
Man who recorded pig's treatment banned from Iowa State Fair

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 19:19:34 -0400

A Des Moines man who recorded what he says was the abuse of a show pig at the Iowa State Fair earlier this month has been banned from the fair for life. Wheaten Mather tells the Des Moines Register t....
Death row inmate who always maintained his innocence executed by lethal injection

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 19:12:00 -0400

A death row inmate who always maintained his innocence has been executed for the abduction, rape and murder of a student more than 20 years ago.Larry Swearingen received a lethal injection at the stat....
Over Fed minutes, a Trump-shaped shadow

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 19:09:08 -0400

The one thing Federal Reserve officials were in broad agreement about at their last meeting was this: to not tip their hands about what happens next. Minutes released on Wednesday showed a fractious ....
Over Fed minutes, a Trump-shaped shadow

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 19:05:59 -0400

The one thing Federal Reserve officials were in broad agreement about at their last meeting was this: to not tip their hands about what happens next. Minutes released on Wednesday showed a fractious ....
Mexican musician Celso Pina, accordion 'rebel,' dies at 66

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 19:00:53 -0400

Mexican musician Celso Pina, famed as "the rebel of the accordion" for mixing eclectic styles with traditional Colombian cumbia, died on Wednesday of a heart attack in his hometown of Monterrey, his r....