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U.S. dollar heads for worst year since 2003

NEW YORK – The dollar fell to its lowest in over three months against a basket of major currencies on Friday, on track for its biggest annual drop since 2003, on doubts over durability of a pickup in U.S. economic ...

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Crossing the Golden Gate Bridge to Organize U.S. Opposition to Marcos

California’s Golden Gate bridge have crossed the Golden Gate Bridge more than 100 times in the 46 years that I have lived in San Francisco but my most memorable crossing occurred 45 years ago this past week when I rode ...

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Stephens beats Williams to reach U.S. Open final

Sloane Stephens of the United States shakes hands after winning her match against Venus Williams of the United States. Shannon Stapleton, Reuters A new grand slam champion will be crowned at the U.S. Open after Sloane Stephens beat fellow American ...

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PH shares bounce back as Trump strikes deal to extend U.S. debt ceiling

[embedded content] The Philippine Stock Exchange index climbed back above the 8,000 level and joined a jump in most Asian markets following Donald Trump’s deal with Democrats. Michelle Ong reports. – Business Nightly, ANC, September 7, 2017 Let’s block ads! ...

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U.S. Open: Top-ranked Nadal cruises into quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates winning his fourth round match against Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine. Andrew Kelly, Reuters World number one Rafael Nadal advanced to the US Open quarter-finals for the seventh time on Monday by defeating Ukraine’s 64th-ranked Alexandr ...

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U.S. productivity rises in second quarter; labor costs soft

WASHINGTON – U.S. worker productivity rose more than expected in the second quarter as hours increased at their fastest pace in 1-1/2 years, keeping labor costs under control. The Labor Department said on Wednesday that nonfarm productivity, which measures hourly ...

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Coldplay salutes U.S. immigrants in new video

Coldplay hailed the contributions of immigrants to the United States as the English rockers released a video for a new song, “Miracles (Someone Special).” Without any explicit reference to President Donald Trump and his crackdown on immigration, Coldplay made clear ...

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IMF cuts U.S. growth forecasts, citing lack of Trump fiscal details

WASHINGTON – The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday it had cut its growth forecasts for the U.S. economy to 2.1 percent in 2017 and 2018, dropping its assumption that the Trump administration’s tax cut and fiscal spending plans would ...

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New Zealand optimistic of free trade deal with U.S.

SYDNEY – The United States has indicated it is open to a free trade agreement (FTA) with New Zealand, New Zealand’s trade minister said on Sunday. Todd McClay visited Washington for high-level trade talks with the administration of U.S. President ...

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U.S. Fed raises rates, unveils cuts to bond holdings

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday for the second time in three months, citing continued U.S. economic growth and job market strength, and announced it would begin cutting its holdings of bonds and other securities ...

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