China bars US warships from making port call in Hong Kong as tensions mount amid continued protests

China is refusing to allow two US Navy warships to make a port call in Hong Kong amid continued pro-democracy demonstrations in the city. Beijing has blamed the US, at least in part, for the protests and has warned the US against playing “dangerous games.” The Chinese government has rejected US Navy port calls in the past, most recently in […]

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Leaked Boeing code points to potential 787 Dreamliner security risks: Report

Boeing 737 Max grounding weighing on the airline industry FBN’s Grady Trimble on the impact of the Boeing 737 Max grounding on the airline industry. U.S. aerospace and defense giant Boeing may be facing another public controversy related to its 787 Dreamliner jets — this one appears to pertain to cybersecurity. Continue Reading Below A new report from Wired details claims by […]

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U.S. drug-overdose deaths appear to have dipped below 70,000 in 2018: CDC

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary numbers suggest. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday posted data showing nearly 68,000 drug overdose deaths were reported last year. The number may go up as more investigations are completed, but the agency expects the tally will […]

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'Haunting Cries of Babies and Toddlers': Inside Migrant Border Facility at Center of Controversy

The memory was brief but vivid: “The 1st sounds we heard before we could see the children held at Ursula were haunting cries of babies & toddlers,” Rep. Jackie Speier of California wrote on Twitter on Sunday. She and more than a dozen other Democratic lawmakers had inspected the migrant processing center known as Ursula in McAllen, Texas, earlier that […]

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Denver hatches controversial plan to kill Canada geese, meat will feed families in need

 (Photo: Getty Images) The city of Denver has come up with a controversial way to deal with its growing geese population. Wildlife officials are planning to capture and kill thousands of Canada geese and donate the meat to charitable organizations. “For more than 15 years, Denver Parks and Recreation (DPR) has implemented various goose management tactics to keep resident populations […]

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Harris narrows Biden lead in post-debate poll, the worst for the former vice president this cycle

Democratic presidential hopeful Kamala Harris and other candidates have gained on front-runner Joe Biden, says a new CNN poll that offers another sign that the former vice president is losing some support after the party’s first primary debates. Biden has support of 22% of registered voters who are Democrats or Democratic-leaning independents, according to the poll, which was conducted for […]

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Philly Fed Index Indicates Nearly Stagnant Manufacturing Activity

Philadelphia-area manufacturing activity was nearly stagnant in the month of June, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Thursday. The Philly Fed said its index for current general activity tumbled to 0.3 in June from 16.6 in May. While a positive reading still indicates growth in regional manufacturing activity, economists had expected the index […]

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Trump could pull out of 2020 presidential race: ‘Bond King’ Jeffrey Gundlach

2020 election: Will Joe Biden be the Democratic nominee? Layfield Report CEO John Layfield, FOX Business’ Susan Li, Trump 2020 Strategic Communications Director Marc Lotter and Kingsview Asset Management’s CIO Scott Martin on DoubleLine Capital co-founder Jeffrey Gundlach’s claim that former Vice President Joe Biden’s “time has passed.” The so-called "Bond King” Jeffrey Gundlach gave FOX Business a very bold […]

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Trump administration expands pre-tax accounts for health insurance coverage

Secretary of Labor on affordable health-care coverage Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the new initiative to boost affordable health-care coverage and efforts to encourage wage growth in America. The Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury Departments joined forces on a new initiative intended to provide affordable health care coverage to hundreds of thousands of Americans, Secretary of Labor Alex […]

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Procter & Gamble keeps spending in Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Procter & Gamble is to invest 2.4 billion rubles ($37 million) in its Russian operations this year to expand its distribution center, modernize some manufacturing and localize more product production. The maker of Tide detergent and Gillette razors, which has invested nearly $900 million in Russia since 1991, remains committed to the Russian market even though relations […]

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