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The Latest: Trump attacks Federal Reserve in tweet

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting (all times local):2:40 p.m.President Donald Trump blasted the Federal Reserve Chair Jerome...

The Latest: Powell says Fed facing “difficult judgments”

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting (all times local):2:50 p.m.Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell acknowledges that officials at...

Trump names hostage envoy O’Brien national security adviser

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday named Robert O'Brien, his chief hostage negotiator and an established figure in Republican policy circles, as...

Trump names hostage envoy O’Brien national security adviser

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday named Robert O'Brien, his chief hostage negotiator and an established figure in Republican policy circles, as...

India’s government approves ban on e-cigarettes

NEW DELHI (AP) - India's government on Wednesday decided to ban e-cigarettes, expressing concern at the alarming rate at which vaping is becoming popular...

Hong Kong cancels China national day fireworks amid protests

HONG KONG (AP) - An annual fireworks display in Hong Kong marking China's National Day on Oct. 1 was called off Wednesday as pro-democracy...

A panda is the mascot for the 2020 Beijing Winter Olympics

BEIJING (AP) - A smiling panda and a walking Chinese lantern will be the mascots for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing.The...

Nepal’s sexual minorities say progress in rights has stalled

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Nepal seized the lead in equal rights for sexual minorities in South Asia four years ago with a new constitution...

South Korea downgrades Japan trade status as dispute deepens

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea on Wednesday followed through with plans to drop Japan from a list of countries receiving fast-track approvals...

The Latest: Saudi minister: 50% of crude reduction restored

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf and the fallout after weekend attack on major oil sites...