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  • President Donald Trump smiles in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. on September 12, 2018. 

    President Donald Trump praised a Republican congressman for body-slamming a reporter last year, calling him a "tough cookie" and saying he thinks it might have helped him win election in Montana.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 18- Five industry groups representing major internet providers and cable companies filed suit on Thursday seeking to block a Vermont law barring companies that do not abide by net neutrality rules from receiving state contracts. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Vermont by groups representing major providers like AT&T Inc,...

  • The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Vermont by groups representing major providers like AT&T Inc, Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc and follow a suit from the four groups earlier this month challenging a much broader California law mandating providers abide by net neutrality rules. The groups are also challenging an executive order on...

  • Oct 15- President Donald Trump's administration is considering using West Coast military facilities to export coal and natural gas to Asia, according to an Associated Press report on Monday, citing U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. The move would help fossil fuel producers ship their products to Asia and circumvent environmental concerns in...

  • Oct 15- The Trump administration is considering using West Coast military facilities to export coal and natural gas to Asia, according to an Associated Press report on Monday citing U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. The move would help fossil fuel producers ship their products to Asia and circumvent environmental concerns in...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 24- The U.S. Air Force awarded Boeing Co a $376 million contract to build four helicopters in the first leg of a $2.38 billion deal to replace the fleet of 46- year-old fleet of UH-1N Huey helicopters. The Air Force said it will eventually order 84 helicopters to be delivered from 2020 through 2032.. The Air Force will use the helicopters to protect...

  • President Donald Trump (R) gestures towards Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) (L) while delivering remarks on health care.

    Sen. Dean Heller's vote for Obamacare repeal is perhaps the biggest issue in his re-election bid as President Donald Trump comes to Nevada to give the Republican incumbent a boost.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 17- While U.S. states' financial health has strengthened in 2018 compared with last year, fewer than half have enough financial reserves to weather the first year of a moderate recession, according to an S&P Global Ratings report on Monday. Only 20 states have the reserves needed to operate for the first year of an economic downturn without having to...

  • The U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

    As of mid-September, roughly 40 percent of the more than half a billion dollars in direct contributions raised by Senate candidates had flowed into 10 battleground races that will decide control of the chamber. 

  • President Donald Trump greets the crowd as he arrives for his "Make America Great Again" rally in Billings, Montana, September 6, 2018. 

    When asked who was going to win the "cultural show down," Trump says, "We are."

  • VIENNA- Speech by member of the ECB's Executive Board Peter Praet at the Eurofi Financial Forum 0830 GMT. BUFFALO, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams visits Buffalo and Niagara Falls, N.Y., to meet with leaders in business, community development, education and government- 1630 GMT. CHICAGO, Illinois- Federal Reserve Bank of...

  • TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 LONDON- Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, speaks about BoE's decision to raise interest rates in August and its latest inflation report along with fellow policymakers Andy Haldane, Silvana Tenreyro and Michael Saunders- 1200 GMT. **VIENNA- Speech by member of the ECB's Executive Board Peter Praet at the Eurofi Financial Forum 0830...

  • CHICAGO/ DEVILS LAKE, N.D., Aug 31- Gordon Stoner, who grows wheat in Montana about a mile from the Canadian border, would like to sell his wheat to grain elevators in nearby Saskatchewan. The grading issue contributes to a striking imbalance in the U.S.- Canada wheat trade: 50,751 tonnes of U.S. wheat was exported to Canada in 2017 while 2.8 million tonnes of Canadian...

  • ALPBACH, Austria- National Bank of Austria Governor Ewald Nowotny takes part in a panel discussion on European capital markets at an economic forum in the Austrian village of Alpbach. ALPBACH, Austria- National Bank of Austria Governor Ewald Nowotny hosts reception at the Alpbach economic forum- 1100 GMT MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 LONDON- Mark...

  • JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz participates in panel discussion at Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 1625 GMT. FRANKFURT- The European Central Bank releases monthly data on lending and money supply 0800 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank executive board meeting 0700 GMT.

  • HAMBURG, Germany- German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz speaks to reporters after hosting a meeting with his counterparts from German-speaking countries Austria and Switzerland- 1045 GMT. JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks on "Monetary Policy in a Changing Economy" before the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Economic...

  • HAMBURG, Germany- German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz speaks to reporters after hosting a meeting with his counterparts from German-speaking countries Austria and Switzerland- 1045 GMT. JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks on "Monetary Policy in a Changing Economy" before the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Economic...

  • JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks on "Monetary Policy in a Changing Economy" before the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Economic Policy Symposium- 1400 GMT. JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz participates in panel discussion at Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 1625 GMT. FRANKFURT- The European...

  • JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks on "Monetary Policy in a Changing Economy" before the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Economic Policy Symposium- 1400 GMT. JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz participates in panel discussion at Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 1625 GMT. FRANKFURT- The European...

  • BERLIN, Germany- Bundesbank president Weidmann speaks in Berlin- 0900 GMT FRIDAY, AUGUST 24 JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks on "Monetary Policy in a Changing Economy" before the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Economic Policy Symposium- 1400 GMT. JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz participates in...