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Alberta must juggle sluggish economy, big deficits, lost jobs in upcoming budget

34 minutes ago   |   National Post

EDMONTON - Alberta is to bring in its new budget Thursday while juggling a sluggish economy, multibillion-dollar deficits and escalating conflicts with public-sector workers.
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White House officials express hopes that coronavirus will advance 'America First' agenda

White House officials express hopes that coronavirus will advance 'America First' agenda

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

For some administration officials, the coronavirus outbreak could present an economic opening in the US. As President Donald Trump vies for re-election in November, it could...
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Taxes on gas, ride-hailing and businesses all in House transportation plan

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

A hike in the state gas tax, a bump in ride-hailing fees and costs for corporations are all part of a House proposal to rake in up to $612 million taxpayer dollars to fix the...
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U.S. new home sales hit 12-1/2-year high in January

7 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Sales of new U.S. single-family homes raced to a 12-1/2-year high in January, pointing to housing market strength that could help to blunt any hit on the economy...
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The story of how a nun played private equity's game and created affordable housing in the Bay Area

The story of how a nun played private equity's game and created affordable housing in the Bay Area

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Conor Dougherty is an economics reporter at The New York Times. He previously spent a decade in New York covering housing and the economy for The Wall Street Journal. He grew...
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When China Sneezes

9 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

The COVID-19 outbreak has hit at a time of much greater economic vulnerability than in 2003, during the SARS outbreak, and China's share of world output has more than doubled...
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Lie-flat in coach? Air NZ eyes flying bunk beds

9 hours ago   |   Reuters

Economy class passengers just might get to lie down, if Air New Zealand's plan for flying bunk beds becomes a reality.
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Coronavirus panic could severely hit US services economy, former Fed insider tells Boom Bust

Coronavirus panic could severely hit US services economy, former Fed insider tells Boom Bust

9 hours ago   |   RT

Stocks are seeing a second straight day of losses as global coronavirus fears shake the financial markets. RT's Boom Bust looks into economic reactions and at how the Federal...
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Boston Globe endorses Warren a year after urging her not to run

Boston Globe endorses Warren a year after urging her not to run

10 hours ago   |   Politico

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren's hometown newspaper, The Boston Globe, endorsed her White House bid on Wednesday - despite urging her to reconsider her candidacy for the...
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European Commission says too early to assess coronavirus impact on EU economy

11 hours ago   |   Reuters

It is still too early to assess the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the European Union economy, the bloc's economics commissioner Paolo Gentiloni said on Wednesday...
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Legislators from both parties warn Pentagon not to move money to fund...

Legislators from both parties warn Pentagon not to move money to fund President Trump's border wall

The Pentagon's decision took money from major aircraft and other programs that touch Republican and Democratic areas. Read more ...

Sources: At least 2 dead in shooting at MillerCoors building in Wisconsin

Sources: At least 2 dead in shooting at MillerCoors building in Wisconsin

Police are on the scene of a shooting at MillerCoors headquarters in Milwaukee. Read more ...

Trump scores appeals court victory in sanctuary fight

Trump scores appeals court victory in sanctuary fight

The Trump administration won a legal fight Wednesday as a federal appeals court panel unanimously ruled that the federal government can require cities and states that receive... Read more ...

Grandfather of toddler who died in cruise ship fall changes plea to guilty

Grandfather of toddler who died in cruise ship fall changes plea to guilty

The grandfather charged in the death of his 18-month-old granddaughter who fell from a cruise ship will change his plea to guilty, according to his attorney. Read more ...

Grandmother of missing Tennessee toddler among 2 arrested and charged

Grandmother of missing Tennessee toddler among 2 arrested and charged

Investigators initially said the Evelyn hadn't been seen since Dec. 26. But authorities said Friday the toddler hadn't been seen since Dec. 10 or 11, when a babysitter last... Read more ...

Trump campaign sues New York Times for libel

Trump campaign sues New York Times for libel

President Trump's reelection campaign filed a lawsuit against the New York Times on Wednesday charging that a column it published in 2019 libeled the president when it said his... Read more ...

Sheriff: Authorities searching NC pond in search for missing 15-month-old

Sheriff: Authorities searching NC pond in search for missing 15-month-old

Sullivan County Sheriff Jeff Cassidy confirmed in a news conference Wednesday that authorities are searching a pond in Wilkes County, NC in connection with the case of missing... Read more ...

7-year-old girl dies one minute into surgery to get her tonsils removed

7-year-old girl dies one minute into surgery to get her tonsils removed

"Going into surgery, she had no fear," Paisley's grandmother said. "She was smiling and happy. Nothing was wrong." Read more ...

'I'll miss it everyday': Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova announces retirement

'I'll miss it everyday': Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova announces retirement

The five-time Grand Slam title champion and former No. 1-ranked player is retiring from tennis at age 32. Read more ...

Giancarlo Stanton is latest Yankees star to suffer injury

Giancarlo Stanton is latest Yankees star to suffer injury

The Yankees injury hits keep on coming. Now, the AL East favorites will likely be without slugger Giancarlo Stanton to open the season after he was diagnosed with a Grade 1... Read more ...