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Asian shares nudge higher on stimulus hopes, recession fears ease

41 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Asian shares extended their gains on Tuesday as hopes for stimulus in major economies tempered anxiety about a global recession, helping boost riskier assets and drawing money...
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The Trump administration is considering a tax cut for millions of workers to boost the economy and stave off fears of a recession

The Trump administration is considering a tax cut for millions of workers to boost the economy and stave off fears of a recession

47 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Several Trump administration officials are weighing whether to propose a temporary payroll tax cut to inject more consumer cash into a weakening economy, according to The...
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With Eyes on election, White House insists economy is strong

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The "fundamentals" of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted on Monday, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of a decade ago amid mounting...
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Trump attacks Fed Chair Powell's 'horrendous lack of vision,' calls for huge rate cut

1 hour ago   |   NBC News

"Democrats are trying to 'will' the Economy to be bad for purposes of the 2020 Election. Very Selfish!" President Trump tweeted.
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The World Has a Germany Problem

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

The debt obsession that ate the economy.
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Trump Administration Considers Moves to Bolster Economy

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

The White House continues to insist the economy is strong but advisers are looking at a potential payroll tax reduction if things worsen.
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Team Trump eyes payroll tax cut to spur economy: report

Team Trump eyes payroll tax cut to spur economy: report

3 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   3 articles

Team Trump is considering a temporary payroll tax cut to stimulate the economy and avoid a slowdown - or even a recession, a new report said Monday. The plans reveal the...
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Globalizing the Energy Revolution

4 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

The world faces a daunting array of energy challenges. Oil remains indispensable to the global economy, but it is increasingly produced in places that present big commercial...
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Stocks charge higher on trade progress and signs of government stimulus

Stocks charge higher on trade progress and signs of government stimulus

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Stocks charge higher on Monday after the Trump administration said it had begun planning a new round of trade negotiations with China. Stocks also got a boost on signs of...
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Will India Start Acting Like a Global Power?

5 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

The country with the world's third-largest military by personnel strength, fifth-largest defense budget, and seventh-largest economy isn't a member of the UN Security Council...
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Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx reportedly split after dating quietly for 6 years

Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx reportedly split after dating quietly for 6 years

Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx have reportedly split after six years of quietly dating. The pair first sparked romance rumors in 2013 after being seen dancing together at a... Read more ...

Team Trump eyes payroll tax cut to spur economy: report

Team Trump eyes payroll tax cut to spur economy: report

Team Trump is considering a temporary payroll tax cut to stimulate the economy and avoid a slowdown - or even a recession, a new report said Monday. The plans reveal the... Read more ...

Planned Parenthood Withdraws From Title X Funding Over Trump's Abortion 'Gag...

Planned Parenthood Withdraws From Title X Funding Over Trump's Abortion 'Gag Rule'

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Trump Dismisses Recession Fears, Says Fed Must Help The Economy

Trump Dismisses Recession Fears, Says Fed Must Help The Economy

The Trump administration pushed back hard against warnings of an economic slowdown. But the president is also calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates again to help... Read more ...

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson just got married in a secret Hawaiian ceremony

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson just got married in a secret Hawaiian ceremony

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Major retailers including Nordstrom, Macy's, and JCPenney reportedly joined...

Major retailers including Nordstrom, Macy's, and JCPenney reportedly joined Victoria's Secret in using a modeling agency with ties to Jeffrey Epstein

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The US fired off a previously banned missile, the first since the collapse...

The US fired off a previously banned missile, the first since the collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear arms pact with Russia

The US military conducted its first flight test of a ground-launched cruise missile in a test that would have been banned prior to the recent collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear... Read more ...

Nvidia jumps after announcing a partnership with Microsoft to give Minecraft...

Nvidia jumps after announcing a partnership with Microsoft to give Minecraft a massive graphics overhaul

Nvidia shares jumped as much as 6% Monday after Microsoft announced it would bring the chipmaker's "ray tracing" graphics technology to "Minecraft," one of the world's most... Read more ...

'Everybody started screaming': A tree was struck by lightning and fell onto...

'Everybody started screaming': A tree was struck by lightning and fell onto a swim club's tent pavilion, injuring 9 people

On Sunday, nine people were injured at a Pennsylvania swim club when lightning struck a tree, NBC Philadelphia reported. That tree fell and landed on a nearby tent, injuring... Read more ...

The NYPD officer who was involved in the death of Eric Garner has been fired

The NYPD officer who was involved in the death of Eric Garner has been fired

NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo has been fired, New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill announced on Monday. Pantaleo used a banned chokehold on Garner, and his dying... Read more ...