U.S. Drops Threat of 25% Tariffs on Chinese Goods in Sign That Accord Is Near – The Wall Street Journal
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U.S. Drops Threat of 25% Tariffs on Chinese Goods in Sign That Accord Is Near – The Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—In the strongest sign yet that an accord is near, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Wednesday that the U.S. was abandoning for now its threat to raise tariffs to 25% on $200 billion of Chinese goods. His comments came following a House Ways and Means Committee meeting where Mr. Lighthizer said that the U.S. […]

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Southwest Airlines finally gets FAA approval to fly to Hawaii – CNBC
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Southwest Airlines finally gets FAA approval to fly to Hawaii – CNBC

Scott Olson/Getty Images A Southwest Airlines jet leaves Midway Airport on January 25, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Southwest Airlines is finally on its way to Hawaii.

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Florida Bar investigating Rep. Matt Gaetz for Cohen tweet – CNN
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Florida Bar investigating Rep. Matt Gaetz for Cohen tweet – CNN

Washington (CNN)The Florida Bar is investigating Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz after his threatening tweet last night about President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen. Francine Andía Walker, the group’s director of communications, said the Florida Bar received a number of calls and emails regarding the tweet after it posted. According to disciplinary guidelines for the […]

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Video of deadly 131-car Wisconsin pileup released – Fox News
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Video of deadly 131-car Wisconsin pileup released – Fox News

Officials in Wisconsin released video footage of a deadly pileup involving 131 cars — a collision thought by many to be “the largest traffic crash in the state’s history.” Videos and photos from the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office show southbound Interstate 41 near Neenah at a standstill in whiteout conditions on Sunday. Sheriff John Matz said that a […]

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Weight Watchers is getting crushed by keto – CNN
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Weight Watchers is getting crushed by keto – CNN

New York (CNN Business)Oprah Winfrey famously proclaimed “I love bread!” in a Weight Watchers commercial three years ago. But carbs aren’t cutting it for the company anymore. Shares of WW (WTW) — Weight Watchers’ new name — closed down 34% on Wednesday after the company shocked Wall Street with poor earnings and sales. CEO Mindy […]

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Fed’s Powell says ‘no rush’ to hike rates in ‘solid’ but slowing economy – Reuters
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Fed’s Powell says ‘no rush’ to hike rates in ‘solid’ but slowing economy – Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve is in “no rush to make a judgment” about further changes to interest rates, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell told U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday as he spelled out the central bank’s approach to an economy that is likely slowing. In two hours of testimony to the Senate Banking Committee, Powell […]

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Passengers band together on train stuck in Oregon mountains – KOMO News
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Passengers band together on train stuck in Oregon mountains – KOMO News

by ANDREW SELSKY , Associated Press Ryder Albright, 2, left, and his brother Logan Albright, 5, get some food and water in the waiting area of the Eugene Amtrak Station with over a hundred other people after arriving, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, Eugene, Ore., after being stranded with their parents overnight in the train in […]

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Khloe Kardashian tweets gratitude to fans amid Tristan Thompson cheating allegations – Fox News
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Khloe Kardashian tweets gratitude to fans amid Tristan Thompson cheating allegations – Fox News

Khloe Kardashian took to Twitter Tuesday to thank her followers and offer them a word of advice, a week after NBA player Tristan Thompson was accused of being unfaithful to her with Jordyn Woods. While the reality star did not address the alleged infidelity directly, she did tweet her gratitude to fans for their support. WHO […]

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Methodists reject a proposal to allow openly gay clergy and same-sex marriage – CNN
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Methodists reject a proposal to allow openly gay clergy and same-sex marriage – CNN

(CNN)The United Methodist Church has voted to reject a proposal to allow local churches to perform same-sex weddings and hire openly LGBT clergy, a move that church leaders said will almost surely lead more liberal members to leave the mainline denomination. The move was pitched by proponents as a way to keep the increasingly fractious […]

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Three hours after allying with 8chan, THQ Nordic goes into full apology mode – Ars Technica
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Three hours after allying with 8chan, THQ Nordic goes into full apology mode – Ars Technica

Did nazi that coming? — “I do not condone child pornography, white supremacy, or racism in any shape or form.” Sam Machkovech – Feb 26, 2019 9:03 pm UTC Enlarge / The hero of THQ Nordic’s Darksiders series, as seen here fused with the Baghdad Bob meme, seems appropriate after today’s THQ-8chan blow-up. Game publisher […]

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