Day: September 1, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – For a man who prefers to project a glowering brusqueness, Donald Trump’s trip to Houston on Saturday provides him with the opportunity to show a warmer, more empathetic side — and perhaps connect with some Americans critical of his presidency. Trump’s predecessor, Barack Obama, became known as the “comforter-in-chief” for his role
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(Reuters) – Video streaming device maker Roku Inc filed for an initial public offering on Friday, as the company looks to cash in on the booming demand for such services. The Los Gatos, California-based company said it applied to list its Class A common stock on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “ROKU”. Connected to
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Venus Williams continued her U.S. Open campaign when the American beat Greek Maria Sakkari 6-3 6-4 on Friday to advance to the fourth round. Roared on by the Arthur Ashe Stadium crowd, Williams, who won her two titles at Flushing Meadows in 2000 and 2001, overcame serve problems to set up
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ORANGE, Texas/HOUSTON (Reuters) – Rescuers searched flooded sections of southeastern Texas for people trapped by Hurricane Harvey’s deluge on Friday, and Houston’s mayor warned residents of the city’s west that their neighborhoods may remain underwater for two weeks. The storm, one of the costliest to hit the United States, has displaced more than 1 million
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. job growth slowed more than expected in August after two straight months of hefty gains, but the pace of increase should be more than sufficient for the Federal Reserve to announce a plan to start trimming the massive bond portfolio it built to support the economy. Persistently sluggish wage growth could,
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