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Officer Killed Responding to 911 Call Was Sent to Wrong Address

A man shot and killed a police officer and wounded two others who were checking on a disturbance at a Missouri home.

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business news

The Trump administration is pulling the economy in 2 directions and creating problems for the Fed

Federal Reserve officials, who were just revising up their forecasts for economic growth, are now faced with the prospect of an escalating trade war. Policymakers are taking a wait-and-see approach to assessing the economic effects of President Donald Trump’s signaled protectionism, but many are warning against the dangers of retrenchment. …

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stock news

What are Ag Options Traders ‘Smiling’ About?

Our recent article on options on agricultural products marveled at the relatively low prices of at-the-money (ATM) options, especially in the face of a gathering La Niña, albeit a relatively mild one so far. As interesting as ATM options are, out-of-the-money (OTM) puts and calls are also telling their own …

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economy

Meet the youngest billionaires in the world, Norwegian sisters who are worth nearly $1.5 billion each and love horses, high fashion, and exotic travel

The world’s youngest billionaires are Alexandra and Katharina Andresen, Norwegian sisters who own part of an old family company, Ferd. The Andresen sisters are just 21 and 22 years old, but they’re each worth nearly $1.5 billion. Alexandra is an accomplished equestrian rider and Katharina is college student and an intern …

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investments

Fresh arson attacks in Sri Lanka despite emergency laws

Mobs torched Muslim-owned businesses in a central Sri Lanka district on Wednesday as hundreds of police and troops struggled to restore order after days of rioting. The soldiers poured into Kandy to reinforce police but arson attacks persisted even though the government has imposed a nationwide state of emergency and …

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