The Dow Jones industrial average closed down nearly 3 percent, after President Trump said he would impose $60 billion in annual tariffs on imports from China. The Nasdaq and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index closed down sharply as well.
Congressional leaders muscled the 2,232-page bill through the chamber, tossing aside rules to ensure careful deliberation of legislation to meet Friday’s deadline to avoid a shutdown.
His departure comes after President Trump lost confidence in Dowd’s ability to handle the special counsel investigation and Dowd became frustrated with the president’s efforts to bring on new attorneys.
Researchers say the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” between California and Hawaii contains 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic.
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Tillerson's closing remark as secretary of state was essentially this: Don't be like President Trump.
Body camera video shows the fatal encounter between Sacramento officers and Stephon Clark, which occurred after police said they responded to a call about a man breaking vehicle windows.
Two grocery chains — Tops and Southeastern, which owns Winn-Dixie, Harvey's and Bi-Lo — are filing for bankruptcy, citing increased competition.
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The exchange between the two politicians signaled there is no bottom for political discourse.
A warrant issued by police in Raleigh, N.C., accused Brianna Ashanti Lofton of “causing, encouraging and aiding a one-year-old child to smoke a marijuana blunt.”
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