In Arkansas, a radio ad suggests white Democrats might start lynching black men. In New York, a congressman’s supporters drew attention to his black rival’s history as a rapper. These are some examples of how harsh the midterm campaign has become.
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Migrant caravan streams out of Guatemala, hits Mexican police wall
Hundreds of members of a caravan of migrants in Guatemala tried to breach the border and enter Mexico on Friday as the Mexican government vowed to tackle the convoy that U.S. President Donald Trump says must be stopped before it reaches the United States.
S&P 500 slips as interest rate, trade concerns weigh
The benchmark S&P 500 stock index slipped on Friday as strong earnings from Procter & Gamble Co were offset by ongoing concerns about rising interest rates and geopolitical tensions denting U.S. economic growth.
EPA withdraws proposed Obama-era rule change for uranium mining
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday it has withdrawn a regulation proposed in the last days of the Obama administration that aimed to tighten health and safety compliance rules for uranium miners.
U.S. landlords copy hotel model to cut risk as coworking surges
Leading owners of prime U.S. office space are taking a page from the hotel industry to boost profits from coworking's rapid growth and to mitigate some of the risk they assume when signing long-term leases with these flexible workspace providers.
Lotto fever grips U.S. as Mega Millions jackpot hits $1 billion
Lotto fever was running high on Friday as the U.S. Mega Millions lottery jackpot jumped to a record $1 billion, hours before the drawing for what is also the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.
Rihanna turns down Super Bowl show, backs Kaepernick
Pop superstar Rihanna declined an offer to perform at a Super Bowl halftime show because she supported former National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick and his protest against racial injustice, according to media reports.
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