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  • U.S. workers have low hopes for higher pay: Fed survey

    U.S. workers have low hopes for higher pay: Fed survey

    NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. workers see little hope for higher paychecks, and while they are increasingly searching for new jobs, they expect fewer offers to fall into their laps, according to a Federal Reserve survey published on Monday. The first-of-its-kind New York Fed study, […]

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  • Charlottesville violence tests Trump's presidential mettle

    Charlottesville violence tests Trump's presidential mettle

    BEDMINSTER, N.J. (Reuters) – For President Donald Trump, this was the week when the real world began to intrude upon his presidency. The violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, between white nationalists and counter-protesters confronted Trump with perhaps the first true domestic crisis of his young […]

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  • New York doctor sent email to paper before hospital rampage

    New York doctor sent email to paper before hospital rampage

    A doctor who killed another physician at a New York City medical center and wounded six other people before taking his own life had sent an email to a newspaper blaming hospital officials for wrecking his career, the New York Daily News reported on Saturday. […]

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  • Gunman kills doctor, wounds six others in Bronx hospital rampage

    Gunman kills doctor, wounds six others in Bronx hospital rampage

    By Laila Kearney and Melissa Fares| NEW YORK A doctor who had lost his job at a New York City hospital opened fire with an assault rifle inside the building on Friday, killing another physician and wounding six other people before taking his own life […]

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    How a new kind of protest movement has risen in Venezuela

    By Joshua Partlow and Rachelle Krygier, Alejandro Cegarra For the Washington Post <caption> An opposition demonstrator throws back a teargas canister fired by the Bolivarian National Police. </caption> CARACAS, Venezuela — A plywood shield in one hand, a gas mask over his face, Victor Ortega […]

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  • U.S. economic growth revised higher, boosted by consumer spending

    U.S. economic growth revised higher, boosted by consumer spending

    People cross Broadway with shopping bags in Manhattan, New York City, U.S. December 27, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly By Lucia Mutikani| WASHINGTON U.S. economic growth slowed less than previously reported in the fourth quarter as robust consumer spending provided a boost that was partially offset by […]

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    California slaying victims are mom, 2 kids and another woman

    The four people killed last week in a quiet Northern California neighborhood include a woman and her two children, authorities said Sunday. The victims are Angelique Vasquez, 45; her daughter, Mia Vasquez, 14; her son, Alvin Vasquez, 11; and Ashley Coleman, 21, according to the […]

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    President Trump and Mexican president speak by phone amid crisis in relations

    By Joshua Partlow and William Branigin, MEXICO CITY — Amid one of the worst crises in U.S.-Mexico relations in years, President Trump and President Enrique Peña Nieto sought to ratchet down the tension, speaking for an hour over the phone Friday morning and agreeing, at […]

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  • Red tape chokes off drilling on Native American reservations

    Red tape chokes off drilling on Native American reservations

    By Valerie Volcovici | FORT BERTHOLD, North Dakota When the U.S. oil boom hit North Dakota a decade ago, wells sprang up quickly on the edges of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, an expanse of prairie and rolling hills three times larger than Los Angeles. […]

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    With Fed Expected to Hike, Attention Turns to What It Says

    There isn’t much doubt about what the Federal Reserve will do when its latest policy meeting ends Wednesday: It’s all but certain to raise its benchmark interest rate — its first increase in a year. The real anticipation surrounds what Fed officials may or may […]

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