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Powell Says Fed Will Aid Economy, but Trump Escalates Attack

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled Friday that the Fed stands ready to cut interest rates further if the economy needs it but wasn't clear about when or by how much. Powell had barely finished speaking to central bankers in Jackson...
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Confusion Reigns as Trump’s July 4 Plans Remain a Mystery

WASHINGTON — With three weeks to go, exactly what's going to happen in Washington on the Fourth of July remains a subject of intense confusion because of President Donald Trump plans to reshape the nation's premier celebration. "The city is scrambling to fi...
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Trump Meets Queen, Escalates Feud With London Mayor

LONDON — Mixing pageantry and political pugilism, President Donald Trump embarked on his long-delayed state visit to Britain on Monday, belligerently insulting London's mayor but being feted with smiles by the ...

Iranian Lawmaker Says His Country Doesn’t Want War With US

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran will "under no circumstances" enter a war either directly or indirectly with the United States, a prominent reformist Iranian lawmaker said Wednesday, as both Washington and Tehran try to ease heightened tensions in the region. The repor...
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GOP Senators to Be Briefed on Kushner’s Immigration Plan

WASHINGTON — Looking for feedback and support, the White House invited Republican senators Tuesday to discuss a "fairly comprehensive" new immigration plan being spearheaded by senior adviser and presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner. Kushner is finalizing ...