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Fed’s Powell Sees Steady Growth, Signals Pause in Rate Cuts

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell indicated Wednesday that the Fed is likely to keep its benchmark short-term interest rate unchanged in the coming months, unless the economy shows signs of worsening. “Looking ahead, my colleagues and I se...
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Spurning Amazon Aid, Bolsonaro Demands Apology From Macron

JACUNDA NATIONAL FOREST, Brazil — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday said Brazil will only accept an offer of international aid to fight Amazon fires if French leader Emmanuel Macron retracts comments that he finds offensive. Bolsonaro said Macro...

Protesters Chant as Trump Visits Dayton, El Paso

EL PASO, Texas — Aiming to play the traditional role of healer during national tragedy, President Donald Trump paid visits Wednesday to two cities reeling from mass shootings that left 31 dead and dozens more wounded. But his divisive words preceded him, large...