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Judge excoriates Trump ex-adviser Flynn, delays Russia probe sentencing

4 hours 33 min ago
A U.S. judge fiercely criticized President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Tuesday for lying to FBI agents in a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, and delayed sentencing him until Flynn has finished helping prosecutors.
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Wall St. falls on government shutdown fears, oil swoon

4 hours 40 min ago
U.S. stocks gave up their gains on Tuesday as energy stocks were weighed by a steep drop in oil prices and as the possibility of a partial government shutdown loomed.
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Global stocks fall ahead of Fed news; oil prices drop

4 hours 44 min ago
Global equity markets turned lower late on Tuesday as nervous investors awaited indications whether the U.S. Federal Reserve will be able to raise interest rates much further amid turbulent markets and a weakening outlook for the global economy.
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IPO activity next year could dampen if markets do not rebound: report

4 hours 45 min ago
The excitement of proposed initial public offerings by ride-hailing rivals Uber and Lyft next year may not be enough to encourage other firms to follow suit, as they fear that slowing global growth and rocky stock markets dragging into next year could threaten market debut valuations.
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Republicans talk to Trump about U.S. spending bill after Democrats shoot down proposal

4 hours 53 min ago
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday told reporters he is now consulting with the White House about the type of spending legislation that President Donald Trump would be willing to sign into law, after Democrats rejected his proposed budget bill.
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Trump bans 'bump stocks' used in Las Vegas mass shooting

4 hours 58 min ago
The Trump administration on Tuesday banned the high-power gun attachments of the type used in last year's Las Vegas shooting massacre of 58 people, giving the owners of "bump stocks" 90 days to turn in or destroy the devices and blocking owners from being able to register them.
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New Hampshire physician assistant guilty of Insys opioid kickback scheme

5 hours 35 min ago
A former physician assistant in New Hampshire was convicted on Tuesday of charges that he accepted nearly $50,000 in kickbacks from Insys Therapeutics Inc in exchange for prescribing its addictive fentanyl spray.
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Penny Marshall, 'Big' director and TV's 'Laverne,' dead at 75

5 hours 35 min ago
Penny Marshall, who played an endearingly graceless character with a thick Bronx accent in U.S. television's "Laverne & Shirley" before becoming a pioneering film director with hits including "Big" and "A League of Their Own," has died at 75, her publicist said on Tuesday.
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U.S. agency to speed reviews of automaker self-driving petitions

5 hours 44 min ago
The U.S. auto safety regulator said on Tuesday it is speeding up the process for reviewing whether automakers can deploy self-driving vehicles without devices such as brakes and steering wheels.
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Trump asking cabinet to look for funds for border wall: spokeswoman

5 hours 55 min ago
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Tuesday said that while President Donald Trump waits for the U.S. Congress to pass a spending bill to keep the government open, he is talking to cabinet members about directing funds from their agencies toward his proposed border wall.
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Exxon Mobil opposes weakening Obama-era emissions rules: letter to EPA

6 hours 4 min ago
Exxon Mobil Corp sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in support of methane gas emission rules put in place under the Obama administration, according to a copy of the letter seen by Reuters.
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Arizona Republican McSally will fill McCain's Senate seat

6 hours 41 min ago
Republican U.S. Representative Martha McSally will take over the late John McCain's U.S. Senate seat in January, two months after losing her bid for Arizona's other Senate seat, the state's governor said on Tuesday.
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Judge blasts Trump ex-adviser Flynn, delays sentencing in Russia probe

6 hours 43 min ago
A U.S. judge fiercely criticized President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Tuesday for lying to FBI agents, and delayed sentencing to ensure Flynn cooperates fully with an investigation into possible collusion between Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia.
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Solar system's most distant object is 'Farout' pink dwarf planet

6 hours 59 min ago
Scientists have discovered the most distant object known in our solar system, so remote and unusual they chose the nickname "Farout" for the slow-moving, icy, pinkish dwarf planet about 120 to 130 times further from the sun than Earth.
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Trump charity to dissolve under deal with N.Y. attorney general

7 hours 20 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump's namesake charitable foundation has agreed to dissolve under court supervision, partially resolving a New York state lawsuit claiming he misused it to advance his 2016 presidential campaign and his businesses, the state attorney general said on Tuesday.
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Wall St. propped up by tech stocks, financials rise ahead of Fed

7 hours 21 min ago
U.S. stocks rebounded on Tuesday after losing about 2 percent in each of the past two days, helped by gains in the technology sector, and a rebound in some bellwether stocks such as Boeing and J&J.
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White House cites 'options' for funding U.S. border wall

7 hours 27 min ago
The White House said on Tuesday it has found a way to build President Donald Trump's promised border wall without new funding from Congress, stepping away from the president's threat to shut down the U.S. government over border security disputes.
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Pittsburgh considers stricter gun laws after synagogue attack

7 hours 36 min ago
The Pittsburgh City Council began considering a package of gun-control laws on Tuesday, including a ban on assault-style rifles, nearly two months after a gunman shouting anti-Semitic messages killed 11 people in a synagogue.
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Equity markets edge up, oil drops, on growth worries ahead of Fed meeting

7 hours 46 min ago
World stock markets inched higher on Tuesday as investors looked ahead to whether the U.S. Federal Reserve will be able to raise interest rates much further amid turbulent markets and a weakening outlook for the global economy.
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Trump bans 'bump stocks' used in mass Las Vegas shooting

8 hours 4 min ago
The Trump administration said on Tuesday it had banned the high-power gun attachments used in last year's Las Vegas shooting that killed 58 people, giving the owners of "bump stocks" 90 days to turn in or destroy the devices and blocking owners from being able to register them.
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