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Trump calls on Federal Reserve to cut interest rates

Trump calls on Federal Reserve to cut interest rates

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates by at least a full percentage point "over a fairly short period of time," saying that such an action would make the U.S.
The Rock announces wedding on Instagram

The Rock announces wedding on Instagram

NEW YORK — With a simple "We do," Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson announced his wedding to his longtime girlfriend on Instagram. A photo of the movie star and Lauren Hashian was posted on the social media site.
Chinese pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong

Chinese pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong

HONG KONG — At least eight pop stars from mainland China and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing's one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and understanding from fans.

Search for wealthy Polish film producer missing on lake

WARSAW, Poland — Rescuers in Poland are searching for a celebrity businessman and socialite who went missing after falling from a motorboat into a lake.
Prince Andrew rejects involvement in Epstein sex scandal

Prince Andrew rejects involvement in Epstein sex scandal

LONDON — Britain's Prince Andrew has rejected renewed suggestions he may have been involved in the alleged sex crimes of his one-time friend Jeffrey Epstein.
Chrystia Freeland condemns violence in Hong Kong, sparking backlash from China

Chrystia Freeland condemns violence in Hong Kong, sparking backlash from China

OTTAWA — Chinese officials accused Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland of "meddling" in China's internal affairs Sunday after her weekend statement condemning violence in Hong Kong in the wake of escalating tensions between pro-democracy prote
Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's governor during Katrina, dies

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's governor during Katrina, dies

BATON ROUGE, La. — Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, who became the state's first female elected governor only to see her political career derailed by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, has died.
Iranian tanker sought by US heads to unknown destination

Iranian tanker sought by US heads to unknown destination

GIBRALTAR — An Iranian supertanker hauling $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects to be tied to a sanctioned organization lifted its anchor and begun moving away from Gibraltar late on Sunday.
Far-right and antifa groups both claim victory at Portland

Far-right and antifa groups both claim victory at Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. — With both the left and the right declaring victory following a long-hyped rally that had Portland, Oregon, on edge it seems the liberal city will continue to be a flashpoint in an increasingly divided country.
Chrystia Freeland condemns violence in Hong Kong, backs right to peaceful assembly

Chrystia Freeland condemns violence in Hong Kong, backs right to peaceful assembly

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has condemned violence in Hong Kong amid escalating tension between pro-democracy protesters and police.