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Rev. Jesse Jackson visits Flint to talk voting Read full story for latest details. | 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
US STOCKS-Wall Street rises on trade hopes; Boeing keeps gains in check Wall Street rose on Monday on signs of progress in resolving the prolonged U.S.-China trade war, while a second straight session of declines for Boeing pressured the blue-chip Dow index. White House adviser Larry Kudlow said tariffs scheduled for December
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on hopes for progress in trade; sterling edges up Shares on world stock indexes mostly rose on Monday, as hopes for resolving the U.S.-China trade war pushed investors toward riskier assets, while the pound was near a 5-1/2-month high. The British parliament's speaker refused to allow a vote on Prime Min
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Wary foes Turkey and Syria hold covert contacts to avoid conflict Turkey is holding covert contacts with Syria's government to avert direct conflict in northeast Syria where both sides have deployed their armies, Turkish officials say, despite Ankara's long-standing hostility to President Bashar al-Assad. Turkey's Presi
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UPDATE 1-Bachelet calls for probes into Chile protest deaths Bachelet made no explicit reference to her successor President Sebastian Pinera in her statement calling for immediate dialogue and a halt to "inflammatory rhetoric" which she warned could aggravate the situation. Pinera said late on Sunday that his gover
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Authorities charge officer who opened fire on couple's car A Connecticut police officer who opened fire on an unarmed couple's car and wounded a 22-year-old woman was charged Monday with felony assault and reckless endangerment. State's Attorney Patrick Griffin determined the April 16 use of force in New Haven wa
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UPDATE 1-Mexico will arrest kingpin's son provided public not at risk -president Mexico's president said Monday his government still intends to arrest Ovidio Guzman, son of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, once it can do so safely after the suspected trafficker's forces waged gun battles with authorities in the northwestern city o
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Wisconsin school guard not mad over firing, credits support A black Wisconsin security guard who was fired for repeating a racial slur while telling a student not to use it says he's not angry because he's gotten "a busload of love" from supporters. Marlon Anderson told WMTV-TV on Sunday that he hasn't had time to
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Controversial Amazon statues stolen from Rome church, dumped in river Ultra-conservative Catholic militants admitted they stole statues they consider to be Amazon pagan idols from a church near the Vatican on Monday and dumped them from a bridge into the Tiber River. A video posted on internet and given prominence on conser
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UPDATE 1-Pentagon chief visits Saudi Arabia as tensions simmer with Iran U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrived in Saudi Arabia on Monday, with tensions simmering between the United States and Iran, and Russia seeking to increase its regional influence. Esper is likely to meet King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salma
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