Day: October 24, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Tensions among Republicans about President Donald Trump boiled over on Tuesday as two senators accused Trump of debasing U.S. politics and the country’s standing abroad, a rebellion that could portend trouble for his legislative agenda. The extraordinary public criticism of the president from Jeff Flake and Bob Corker further strained what had
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DENVER – The National Park Service proposed peak-season entrance fee increases on Tuesday at 17 of its most popular attractions, including Yellowstone, Grand Canyon and Yosemite national parks, to help finance a backlog of maintenance and improvements. FILE PHOTO: People use phones and tablets to photograph Old Faithful geyser erupting in Yellowstone National Park in
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BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s ruling Communist Party reveals its new leadership line-up on Wednesday when President Xi Jinping introduces his Politburo Standing Committee, culminating a week-long party congress. A conductor leads an orchestra as delegates stand for the national anthem during the closing session of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China
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(The Sports Xchange) – Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz, the No. 1 overall pick in this year NBA draft, is off to a slow start and his agent claims it is because of a shoulder injury. Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat (13) looks on as guard Bradley Beal (3) attempts a shot while defended by
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Dow rallied on Tuesday, registering its biggest daily percentage gain in more than a month, as stronger-than-expected results and forecasts from companies including 3M and Caterpillar fueled optimism about economic strength. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq ended up slightly. 3M (MMM.N) advanced 5.9 percent and Caterpillar rose 5 percent, giving
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