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Retail Worry: Will Wine and Cheese Tariffs Hurt Holiday Sales?

Retail Worry: Will Wine and Cheese Tariffs Hurt Holiday Sales?

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Oct 17
The tariffs the Trump administration is about to impose on wine, liquor and cheese from Europe couldn't come at a worse time for small retailers.

Trump Rule May Mean 1 Million Kids Lose Automatic Free Lunch

Trump Rule May Mean 1 Million Kids Lose Automatic Free Lunch

By Candice Choi | Oct 17
Nearly a million children could lose their automatic eligibility for free school lunches under a Trump administration proposal that would reduce the number of people who get food stamps.

China Appeals to Washington for Quick End to Trade War

China Appeals to Washington for Quick End to Trade War

By Joe McDonald | Oct 17
China appealed to Washington for a quick end to their trade war but gave no indication Thursday what additional steps Beijing might want before carrying out what President Donald Trump says is a promise to buy up to $50 billion of American farm goods.

Eurozone Inflation Revised Down to Near 3-Year Lows

Eurozone Inflation Revised Down to Near 3-Year Lows

Oct 17
Inflation in the 19-country eurozone has fallen to its lowest rate since November 2016.

United Airlines Posts $1 Billion Profit on Summer Travel

United Airlines Posts $1 Billion Profit on Summer Travel

By David Koenig | Oct 16
Cheaper jet fuel and slightly higher fares helped United Airlines boost third-quarter profit 23% to $1 billion.

Despite Defections, Facebook Officially Launches Libra

Despite Defections, Facebook Officially Launches Libra

By Ken Sweet | Oct 15
Facebook officially moved forward with its plans Monday to create a new digital currency called Libra, despite several high-profile defections from the project and intense criticism from U.S. regulators and politicians.

Venezuelans Seek Strength, Healing from Mythical Goddess

Venezuelans Seek Strength, Healing from Mythical Goddess

Oct 15
Every year, thousands trek to a mountainside in Venezuela for rituals played out with fire, blood and smoke to pay tribute to the indigenous goddess Maria Lionza, who is revered across the crisis-stricken South American nation.

Economists Who Study Poverty Win Nobel Prize

Economists Who Study Poverty Win Nobel Prize

By Jan M. Olsen and Aleksandar Ljubojevic | Oct 14
The 2019 Nobel Prize in economics was awarded Monday to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for pioneering new ways to alleviate global poverty.

U.S. Consumers Snap Up Italian Parmesan Before Tariffs Hit

U.S. Consumers Snap Up Italian Parmesan Before Tariffs Hit

By Colleen Barry | Oct 14
U.S. consumers who appreciate the tang of aged Italian Parmesan cheese as an aperitif or atop their favorite pasta dish are stocking up ahead of this week's tariff hike and as dairy producers in the two countries square off.

Wealthy Counties Get Many FEMA Buyouts of Flood-Prone Homes

Wealthy Counties Get Many FEMA Buyouts of Flood-Prone Homes

By Janet McConnaughey | Oct 14
FEMA buys flood-prone homes more often in wealthy, populous counties than in poor, rural areas, even though lower-income rural areas may be more likely to flood frequently, a new study finds.

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