SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - San Juan's mayor urged the U.S. to prioritize "people above debt" as it helps rebuild from the devastation of Hurricane Maria, after President Trump said that the island's crippling debt "must be dealt with."
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Republican McConnell holds out hope for Obamacare repeal
Mitch McConnell, the U.S. Senate's top Republican, clung to slim hopes on Tuesday that his party could still dismantle Obamacare, despite not having adequate support for a repeal bill.
U.S. consumer confidence slips; new home sales hit eight-month low
U.S. consumer confidence fell in September and home sales dropped to an eight-month low in August due to the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, supporting the view that the storms would hurt economic growth in the third quarter.
After German election, France's Macron paints sweeping vision for Europe
French President Emmanuel Macron offered an ambitious vision for European renewal on Tuesday, calling for the EU to work more closely on defense and immigration and for the euro zone to have its own budget, ideas he may struggle to implement.
Tesla shares rebound while signs of competition increase
Shares of Tesla Inc rebounded from a correction on Tuesday after an analyst predicted its electric cars would become commonplace within two years and a billionaire UK inventor announced plans for his own electric vehicles.
Wall St. little changed after Yellen's comments
U.S. stocks were little changed in early afternoon trading on Tuesday after Fed Chair Janet Yellen backed the central bank's plan to raise interest rates gradually, boosting the prospects of a December rate hike.
Oil prices fall from 26-month high on profit-taking
Brent oil prices fell 1 percent on Tuesday after investors took profit following a rally to 26-month highs spurred largely by threats from Turkey to cut crude exports from Iraq’s Kurdistan region.
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The Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank's new president, Raphael Bostic, said on Tuesday that recent weak inflation probably means labor markets are still healing from the 2007 to 2009 financial crisis, and he would want "clear evidence" prices were firming before committing to another interest rate increase.