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  • *Focus on Aug. 24-26 Jackson Hole symposium. President Donald Trump raised the spectre of a government shutdown to fulfil a campaign pledge, but overall moves among major currencies were limited ahead of this week's Jackson Hole global central bankers' conference. "Investors are focusing much more on the upcoming Jackson Hole conference than on anything Trump...

  • *Investors await Jackson Hole speeches by Yellen, Draghi. *Spot gold may break support at $1,282/ oz- technicals. President Donald Trump raising the specter of a government shutdown if needed to fulfill a campaign pledge to build a wall on the country's border with Mexico.

  • Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (L) and U.S. President Donald Trump talk as they arrive for a family photo, during the G7 Summit in Taormina, Sicily, Italy, May 26, 2017.

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he doubts the United States can reach a deal to renegotiate NAFTA.

  • President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up to supporters at the Phoenix Convention Center during a rally on August 22, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona.

    President Donald Trump said he would be willing to shut down the government in order to get the funding needed for his proposed border wall.

  • I'll make a prediction, I think Sheriff Joe's gonna be just fine: Trump

    President Donald Trump speaks about Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was convicted of contempt, saying the sheriff will be 'just fine.'

  • President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, June 21, 2017.

    President Donald Trump holds a campaign-style rally in Phoenix, Arizona, following a tumultuous two weeks in his presidency.

  • Trump in Phoenix: We are all Americans, and we all believe in America first

    President Donald Trump holds a campaign-style rally at the convention center in Phoenix, Arizona, in front of more than 20,000 supporters. The city's Democratic Mayor, Greg Stanton, had asked him to postpone the rally.

  • Donald Trump speaks during a press conference with President of Mexico Enrique Pena Nieto (not seen) at Los Pinos presidential residence, in Mexico City, Mexico on August 31, 2016.

    Senior Department of Homeland Security officials spoke ahead of President Trump's visit to the border in Arizona.

  • ONTARIO, California, Aug 22- As her husband stalked around the back yard, upending chairs and screaming about demons, Nancy Schrock knew he was unraveling fast. It was 10:24 p.m. on a Thursday in June 2012. Nancy took them through the house to the back; Santiago Mota, a veteran cop, drew his Taser.

  • TIMIKA, Indonesia, Aug 20- Limited access to the giant Grasberg copper mine in eastern Indonesia is expected to resume on Monday, its operator said, after hundreds of former workers blockaded the site and clashed with police. Buildings, vehicles and motorbikes belonging to the company and its employees were also torched in the incident in the province of Papua,...

  • BOSTON, Aug 18- Insys Therapeutics Inc has agreed to pay $4.45 million to resolve a lawsuit by Illinois' attorney general claiming it deceptively marketed an addictive fentanyl-based cancer pain drug for off-label uses. The settlement, announced by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Friday, will resolve claims that Insys illegally marketed its...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Aug 16- President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils on Wednesday after several chief executives quit in protest over his remarks blaming weekend violence in Virginia on anti-racism activists as well as white nationalists. A parade of prominent Republicans also rebuked Trump, as well as U.S. ally...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Aug 16- President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils on Wednesday after several chief executives quit in protest over his remarks blaming weekend violence in Virginia not only on white nationalists but also on anti-racism activists who opposed them. A parade of prominent Republicans and U.S. ally...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 15- Negotiators from Canada, Mexico and the United States are aiming for an "ambitious" first round of trade talks, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday, as the countries try to fast-track a deal to modernize the 23- year-old pact by early next year. President Donald Trump during his presidential campaign to ditch the 1994 NAFTA agreement, which he...

  • TORONTO, Aug 14- Neo-Nazi website the Daily Stormer moved its domain registration to Google after hosting firm GoDaddy said it would sever ties with the site that promoted Saturday's deadly rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. The company decided to boot the on Sunday out of fear that it could be used to incite further violence after the events in...

  • Aug 14- The web hosting company GoDaddy said on Sunday it had given The Daily Stormer 24 hours to move its domain to another provider after the extremist web site posted an article denigrating the woman who was killed at a white nationalist rally in Virginia. "We informed The Daily Stormer that they have 24 hours to move the domain to another provider, as they have...

  • Fleas found to carry the plague in at least 2 Arizona counties

    Fleas carrying the plague have been found in a second county in Arizona.

  • *Union group says Freeport treated "fired" workers "inhumanely". *Freeport has long-denied breaking Indonesian law. Following export restrictions related to a permit dispute, Freeport furloughed some 3,000 workers in Indonesia earlier this year, which prompted a strike and high levels of absenteeism.

  • LOS ANGELES, Aug 10- When millions of Americans turn their faces skyward to witness the nation's first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in a century, many will reach for specially designed sunglasses, but experts caution the public to stay clear of unsafe counterfeits. "It's a bunch of unscrupulous people cashing in on the eclipse and putting public safety at...

  • LONDON, Aug 9- The bulk annuity market in Britain was worth nearly 5 billion pounds in the first half and may top 10 billion this year for the third year in a row, consultant Hymans Robertson said on Wednesday. Companies such as Tata Steel UK have also found their huge pension liabilities have hampered merger plans. Scottish Widows, part of Lloyds Banking Group, and...