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Bolton Says U.S. to Consult Allies Before Leaving Russian Nuclear Pact

vor 2 Stunden 37 Minuten
The U.S. is serious about pulling out of a landmark nuclear agreement with Russia, but further discussions are planned before formal notice of the decision would be given to Moscow, national-security adviser John Bolton said.
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States Cleared to Allow Less-Comprehensive Health Plans

vor 14 Stunden 58 Minuten
States will be allowed to offer less-comprehensive health plans yet still qualify for federal subsidies under a new Trump administration policy that lets them skirt key regulations under the Affordable Care Act.
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Wide Recalls Jolt Food-Supply Chain

vor 15 Stunden 16 Minuten
Whole Foods, Walmart, Trader Joe’s are among the retailers affected by salmonella and listeria worries. More than a dozen companies have recalled millions of pounds of food.
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U.S. Warships Transit Taiwan Strait in Defiance of China

Mo, 10/22/2018 - 23:22
Two U.S. warships sailed through the Taiwan Strait, U.S. and Taiwan defense officials said, a maneuver intended to signal to China that the U.S. could travel in any international waters.
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MTA Touts Decrease in Subway Delays but Victory a Long Way Off

Mo, 10/22/2018 - 23:17
The New York City subway recently had its best monthly performance in years, transit officials said Monday.
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Banks' Golden Deposits Are Heading Out the Door

Mo, 10/22/2018 - 22:36
After years of rate increases from the Federal Reserve, customers are pulling money out of accounts that don’t earn interest and putting it into higher-yielding alternatives.
Kategorien: Business

Louisiana Ballot Measure Would Overturn Segregation-Era Law

Mo, 10/22/2018 - 22:34
Louisiana voters will decide whether all jurors must agree in order to deliver a guilty verdict in felony cases, in a ballot measure that would overturn a Jim Crow-era statute and potentially raise the bar for convictions.
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Merkel Changes Course, Concedes to U.S. Gas Imports

Mo, 10/22/2018 - 22:27
Chancellor Angela Merkel has offered government support to efforts to open up Germany to U.S. gas, a key concession to President Trump as he tries to loosen Russia’s grip on Europe’s largest energy market.
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Trump 'Not Satisfied' With Saudi Explanation on Khashoggi

Mo, 10/22/2018 - 22:02
President Trump said he was “not satisfied” with Saudi Arabia’s explanation of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, days after the kingdom acknowledged that he was killed inside its consulate in Istanbul.
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The Army Ordered an Unvarnished History of the Iraq War---and Hasn't Released It

Mo, 10/22/2018 - 19:41
Army chief of staff Gen. Ray Odierno instructed officers to research lessons from the Iraq War before memories faded, saying it had failed to do so after Vietnam. That was in 2013. A draft was finished in 2016. It has yet to be published.
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Trump Threatens to Cut Aid Over Migrant Caravan

Mo, 10/22/2018 - 16:57
President Trump said the U.S. would cut off or “substantially reduce” aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, as a caravan of thousands of Central American migrants continued its journey toward the U.S.
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Nevada Senator Bets on His Conversion to Trumpism

Mo, 10/22/2018 - 14:52
Republican Dean Heller, a onetime skeptic of the president, now embraces his agenda. His race against a Democratic challenger in a state Clinton carried is the toughest of any GOP Senate incumbent.
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Battle for the GOP's Soul? Trump Has Won

Mo, 10/22/2018 - 14:51
Regardless of the outcome of the midterm election, this much already has become clear: The battle for the soul of the Republican party is over, and President Trump has won.
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Agent Orange Concerns Joined by Worry Over Modern-Era 'Burn Pits'

Mo, 10/22/2018 - 04:05
Members of Congress and veterans advocates are mounting an a push to get the Department of Veterans Affairs to increase aid to former service members with health problems blamed on toxic exposures, a move the VA secretary has publicly fought since taking over the department.
Kategorien: Business

Russian Officials Slam Trump's Plans to Exit Nuclear Treaty

Mo, 10/22/2018 - 03:47
National security adviser John Bolton, a longtime critic of a landmark nuclear treaty with Russia, is expected to meet with President Vladimir Putin and other top officials in Moscow on Monday, according to U.S. and Russian officials, as tensions rise over what Washington calls the country’s violations of the pact.
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FICO Plans Big Shift in Credit-Score Calculations

Mo, 10/22/2018 - 03:32
Fair Isaac Corp.‘s UltraFICO Score, launching in 2019, is meant to boost the number of borrowers approved for credit cards and personal loans by factoring in how consumers manage their bank accounts.
Kategorien: Business

Government Takes Aim at Transgender-Rights Health Rules

Mo, 10/22/2018 - 02:06
The Trump administration is expected to end the Obama-era regulations on what constitutes gender bias. It is also debating an end to education and employment protections.
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NYPD Removes Nearly 3,000 Body Cameras After One Catches Fire

Mo, 10/22/2018 - 01:26
The New York Police Department is pulling a type of body camera that its officers wear after one unit began smoking and then burst into flames, officials said on Sunday.
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A Billionaire Pledges to Fight High Drug Prices, and the Industry Is Rattled

Mo, 10/22/2018 - 00:47
Ex-energy trader John Arnold has put $100 million behind efforts to curb prices. Drugmakers say his view is flawed and oversimplified, and will restrict patients’ access to important medicines.
Kategorien: Business

Global Economy Week Ahead: Durable Goods, GDP, Consumer Sentiment

So, 10/21/2018 - 21:00
Economic data in the coming week will include the Commerce Department’s reading on third-quarter gross domestic product as well as durable-good orders for September.
Kategorien: Business