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Thousands of pro-independence demonstrators rally in Taiwan

11 minutes ago   |   National Post

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Thousands of pro-independence demonstrators have gathered in Taiwan's capital to express their disapproval with China's stance toward their island. The rally...
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Saudi Arabia's reputation has taken another hit over the death of a journalist - and its economy may be next

Saudi Arabia's reputation has taken another hit over the death of a journalist - and its economy may be next

39 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

There is mounting evidence suggesting Saudi Arabia was complicit in the death of a Washington Post journalist. It isn't clear whether the US would impose sanctions if an...
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NP View: Enough about weed. The Liberals need to fix our economic mess-fast

NP View: Enough about weed. The Liberals need to fix our economic mess-fast

10 hours ago   |   National Post

The federal government has understandably had its hands full in recent months. The legalization of cannabis was one major public policy file that was consuming a lot of energy...
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California unemployment rate falls to record low 4.1 percent

California unemployment rate falls to record low 4.1 percent

11 hours ago   |   KCRA   |   2 articles

The good economic times keep rolling in California, where the jobless rate fell to a record low 4.1 percent in September and the state's rural and agricultural areas are seeing...
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Trump's handling of Saudi Arabia and the Khashoggi case is alienating him from his biggest allies in Congress

Trump's handling of Saudi Arabia and the Khashoggi case is alienating him from his biggest allies in Congress

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Saudi Arabia on Friday acknowledged Khashoggi is dead . In a statement, the Saudi government claimed “a fistfight that led to his death.” The fatal fight allegedly occurred...
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Wealth Matters: A Push to Invest in the Arts Grows Stronger

11 hours ago   |   NY Times

Impact investing - which considers social good in addition to financial returns - has matured in the past decade, and some investors are turning more attention to the arts.
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Business Highlights

12 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

China's growth slows as officials try to reassure investors BEIJING - China's economic growth has sunk to a post-global crisis low as officials launch a media blitz to...
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Rensselaer County growth keeps property taxes stable

13 hours ago   |   Times Union

TROY - Economic growth in southern Rensselaer County and rising sales tax revenues, County Executive Steven said Friday will mean no tax hike to pay for his proposed $346.7...
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Economist Nouriel Roubini gets an F for blockchain

Economist Nouriel Roubini gets an F for blockchain

13 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

NYU economics professor Nouriel Roubini's latest piece of demagoguery entitled “The Big Blockchain Lie” should get a F grade for confounding blockchain with Bitcoin. Real world...
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Mnuchin proposes tax breaks for investors in 'opportunity zones'

13 hours ago   |   NBC News

"This incentive will foster economic revitalization and promote sustainable economic growth," said Treasury Secretary Mnuchin.
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With Brewers 7-2 win, NLCS heads to Game 7

With Brewers 7-2 win, NLCS heads to Game 7

Jesus Aguilar and the Milwaukee Brewers forced the National League Championship Series to Game 7, bolting to a big lead and handing it to their dominant bullpen in a 7-2 win... Read more ...

Viral obituary brings awareness, donations to nonprofit addiction recovery...

Viral obituary brings awareness, donations to nonprofit addiction recovery center

One woman's heartfelt obituary is touching the lives of families struggling with addiction across the globe. Read more ...

Out of this world: 12-pound lunar meteorite sells for more than $600,000

Out of this world: 12-pound lunar meteorite sells for more than $600,000

Would you pay more than $600,000 for a chunk of the moon? Read more ...

Saudi Arabia confirms death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia confirms death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia confirms that Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, according to news reports. Read more ...

9-year-old Canadian cashes in on long lines for pot, sells out Girl Scouts...

9-year-old Canadian cashes in on long lines for pot, sells out Girl Scouts cookie supply

In the past, Elina has sold her cookies door-to-door and that took weeks, her dad said. Read more ...

The $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot was just drawn - here are the winning...

The $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot was just drawn - here are the winning numbers

The $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot was just drawn - here are the winning numbers: 65-53-23-15-70 Mega-ball: 7 The odds of winning the record-breaking $1 billion jackpot were... Read more ...

Everything we know about Karlie Kloss' wedding dress

Everything we know about Karlie Kloss' wedding dress

The supermodel married Josh Kushner on Thursday wearing a custom gown designed by the famous French fashion house's first female creative director, Maria Grazia Chiuri. Read more ...

Mega Millions jackpot hits $1 billion mark ahead of Friday drawing

Mega Millions jackpot hits $1 billion mark ahead of Friday drawing

The Mega Millions jackpot might need to alter its name because the current amount is now at $1 billion. Read more ...

Football Friday Night week 9 highlights, scores

Football Friday Night week 9 highlights, scores

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Jerebko, Durant lead Warriors past Jazz 124-123

Jerebko, Durant lead Warriors past Jazz 124-123

SALT LAKE CITY - Jonas Jerebko crashed the basket and tipped in a shot against his former team with 0.3 seconds remaining to lift the Golden State Warriors to a 124-123 victory... Read more ...