Three more women sue Epstein's estate over alleged abuse

World News - Tue, 2019-08-20 21:36
Three women on Tuesday sued the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, saying they were sexually abused by the financier, both before and after the widely criticized 2007 plea deal that allowed him to avoid federal prosecution for sex crimes.
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Trump White House seeks to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy: sources

World News - Tue, 2019-08-20 20:46
President Donald Trump's administration has been scrambling to stem the tide of rising anger in Farm Belt states after its decision this month to allow numerous oil refiners to mix less ethanol into their gasoline, sources told Reuters on Tuesday.
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Trump says White House discussing gun legislation; Democrats say talks low-level

World News - Tue, 2019-08-20 19:59
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration was in "meaningful" talks with Democrats about gun legislation after the latest mass shootings, but congressional aides downplayed the discussions as low-level and not very productive.
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Russia, China accuse U.S. of stoking tensions with missile test

World News - Tue, 2019-08-20 19:57
Russia and China accused the United States on Tuesday of stoking military tensions by testing a ground-launched cruise missile, but the foreign ministry in Moscow said it would not be drawn into an arms race.
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Ex-Vatican treasurer Pell loses appeal against child sex offense convictions

World News - Tue, 2019-08-20 19:54
An Australian court upheld on Wednesday the conviction of jailed former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell on child sex offences, rejecting an appeal lodged by his legal team against the verdict.
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Trump looking at possible tax cuts amid economic jitters

World News - Tue, 2019-08-20 19:51
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration was considering potential tax cuts on wages as well as profits from asset sales, and sought to play down market anxieties that the world's top economy could be heading for a recession.
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U.S. oil firms challenge pipeline surcharge for steel tariff

World News - Tue, 2019-08-20 19:11
Two U.S. shale producers have challenged an energy pipeline operator's proposed surcharge for the Trump administration's 25% tariff on imported steel, raising the stakes for pipeline builders facing higher construction costs.
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U.S. will act if Iranian tanker tries to deliver oil to Syria: Pompeo

World News - Tue, 2019-08-20 19:10
The United States will take every action it can to prevent an Iranian tanker sailing in the Mediterranean from delivering oil to Syria in contravention of U.S. sanctions, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned on Tuesday.
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U.S. Justice Department teams up with states on probe of Big Tech firms

World News - Tue, 2019-08-20 18:25
The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it moves forward with a broad investigation into major technology companies, the department's antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, said on Tuesday.
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Migrants disembark Open Arms NGO ship in Italian port of Lampedusa

World News - Tue, 2019-08-20 18:17
Nearly one hundred migrants who had been stranded on the Open Arms charity ship off the coast of Lampedusa started coming off the boat and onto the Italian island on Tuesday night.
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U.S. Steel plans to lay off hundreds of workers in Michigan

World News - Tue, 2019-08-20 17:46
United States Steel Corp will temporarily lay off hundreds of workers at its Great Lakes facility in Michigan in coming weeks, according to a filing the steelmaker made with the State of Michigan.
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Wall Street rally ends as financial shares slide

World News - Tue, 2019-08-20 17:22
Financial shares led U.S. stocks lower on Tuesday to end a three-day rally as investors awaited comments from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell at the end of the week.
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Safe havens rise as recession concerns trigger easing bets

World News - Tue, 2019-08-20 17:17
Investors on Tuesday sought traditional safe havens, including the Japanese yen and U.S. Treasuries, even as there were signs that more economic stimulus was on its way, as markets focused on concerns over a global deceleration.
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DoubleLine's Jeffrey Gundlach says Federal Reserve has lost control

World News - Tue, 2019-08-20 17:13
The Federal Reserve has lost control of interest rates as evidenced by the federal funds rate trading higher than any part of the U.S. Treasury yield curve, Jeffrey Gundlach, the chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, said on Tuesday.
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Open Arms ship to be seized by Italian prosecutor, migrants to disembark

World News - Tue, 2019-08-20 16:39
An Italian prosecutor ordered on Tuesday the seizure of the Open Arms migrant ship and the evacuation of the migrants on board, ending a prolonged stand-off between the Spanish charity and the government in Rome.
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Trump looking at possible U.S. payroll, capital gains tax cuts

World News - Tue, 2019-08-20 16:26
President Donald Trump on Tuesday said his administration was looking to cut U.S. taxes on wages and on profits from selling assets such as stocks, but that he was not talking about doing anything imminently.
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It's the Fed, but the world will have its say

World News - Tue, 2019-08-20 16:24
The U.S. Federal Reserve has a purely domestic mandate, answerable to an elected Congress and facing nearly daily demands from an outspoken president.
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Who's tracking you? Facebook users to get more control over data

World News - Tue, 2019-08-20 16:04
Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that the social network gathers from their browsing habits on other websites and apps.
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Boeing hiring as it targets 737 MAX fights resuming 'early fourth quarter'

World News - Tue, 2019-08-20 16:01
Boeing Co said on Tuesday it plans to add extra staff and hire "a few hundred" temporary employees at an airport in Washington state where it is storing many grounded 737 MAX jetliners, a key step in its best-case plan for resuming deliveries to airline customers in October.
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Trump says administration talking to Democrats about meaningful gun legislation

World News - Tue, 2019-08-20 15:52
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that his administration was in discussions with Democrats to produce some sort of meaningful gun legislation following mass shootings in the United States in recent weeks.
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