Migrant row in Haiti - where we are

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Migrant row in Haiti – where we are

We are following developments in Haiti. Reports coming in from the island nation say that around 3,500 migrants from Haiti who were detained after illegally attempting to enter the United States via Mexico are…

Markets rebound after rising trade war fears

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Markets rebound after rising trade war fears

Stocks around the world rebounded today after a summer decline during the previous two days. As of late in the European trading session, most stocks have been trending slightly higher, with most countries on…

EU opens rift with US on climate policy

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EU opens rift with US on climate policy

The EU has warned the U.S. that its proposal to postpone climate change negotiations and increase the use of fossil fuels would be “deeply regrettable” and vowed to keep pursuing global efforts on reducing…

Why Kathy Hochul is making history

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Why Kathy Hochul is making history

When I wrote about Hillary Clinton’s run for Senate in ’94, I thought I’d landed a master’s at Yale or Harvard. Clinton, working as a book publicist, described her first few months in Washington…

Congress needs a deal - or the government shuts down

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Congress needs a deal – or the government shuts down

“We want a short-term deal,” said Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio, Democrats’ top spending spokesman, “if there is a short-term deal.” “We want a real long-term deal. The administration wants a short-term deal. A…