President Donald Trump is considering nominating Fed Governor Jerome Powell and Stanford University economist John Taylor for the central bank's top two jobs, in an apparent bid to reassure markets and appease conservatives hungry for change.
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Three charged in shooting after white nationalist's Florida speech
A Texas man who shot at protesters after a white nationalist's speech at the University of Florida and two brothers who urged him to "kill them" have been charged with attempted homicide, police said on Friday.
Trump expected to pressure China's Xi to rein in North Korea: officials
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to pressure China's president when they meet next month in Beijing to do more to rein in North Korea out of a belief that Xi Jinping's consolidation of power should give him more authority to do so.
Bitcoin soars to record high above $6,000
Bitcoin surged to a record high of more than $6,000 on Friday, pushing its market capitalization to $100 billion at one point, as investors continued to bet on an asset that has a limited supply and has paved the way for a whole slew of crypto-currencies.
'Dr. Doom', Marc Faber, removed from more boards after comments on race
Marc Faber, the markets prognosticator known as "Dr. Doom," has been dismissed from three more company boards after comments in his latest newsletter this week suggested the United States had only prospered because it was settled by white people.
Canada's Liberals look to economy to guide them past ethics scandal
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government has been badly shaken by a conflict-of-interest controversy about his finance minister, but the Liberal government's upcoming fiscal update offers an opportunity to reset the public focus on Canada's strong economy, political observers say.
In Kirkuk, Kurds' joy turns to fear after Iraqi army takeover
Turkmen and Arab shoppers stroll through an open-air food market in an ethnically mixed area of Kirkuk, haggling over the price of tomatoes and gossiping about their neighbors.
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