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Markets Right Now: Stocks extend losses on Wall Street

Oct 8, 2019

Stocks are ending lower on Wall Street as tensions rachet up again between the U.S. and China just before the two sides are set to meet again to discuss trade.

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Kosovo election winner in no rush to restart Serbia talks

Oct 8, 2019

A left-wing party leader poised to become Kosovo's next prime minister said Tuesday he isn't in any rush to restart formal talks intended to normalize relations with Serbia and won't lift a 100% tariff on Serb imports from the previous government

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Fed's odd dilemma: Low unemployment but pressure to do more

Oct 8, 2019

The Fed's odd dilemma: Ultra-low unemployment and inflation but pressure to do more

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Protests squeezing Hong Kong economy, tourism, leader says

Oct 8, 2019

Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam says the city's economy is being battered by months of increasingly violent protests

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Budget office estimates US deficit just under $1 trillion

Oct 7, 2019

The U.S. government ran a budget deficit of just under $1 trillion in the just-closed fiscal year

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US signs limited deal with Japan on ag, digital trade

Oct 7, 2019

The United States and Japan have signed a limited trade agreement, a deal that would win back benefits American farmers lost when President Donald Trump pulled out of a broader Asia-Pacific pact his first week in office

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Victims, families gain key role in Purdue bankruptcy case

Oct 6, 2019

Victims of opioid addiction weren't in the room when OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma persuaded half the state attorneys general to settle claims over the company's role in the nationwide overdose epidemic

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's fact-challenged week over impeachment

Oct 5, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: Facts are getting lost as Trump turns to a familiar playbook to defend against an impeachment inquiry

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India's central bank cuts key interest rate for fifth time

Oct 4, 2019

India's central bank has cut its key interest by a quarter of a percentage point to 5.15%, a fifth consecutive reduction, and has also lowered its economic growth forecast for the 2019-2020 financial year to 6.1% from 6.9% projected earlier

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Cyprus: Turkey’s new gas drilling bid ‘severe escalation’

Oct 4, 2019

Cyprus is condemning Turkey’s new attempt to drill for gas inside waters where European energy companies are already licensed to carry out a hydrocarbon search as a “severe escalation” of Ankara’s illegal actions and vowed to fight the move

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