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Fed 3 Things to Watch For

The U.S. Federal Reserve Bank of New York carried out $53 billion US in transactions known as repurchase agreements Tuesday as a way to relieve upward pressure on interest rates in overnight money markets.

Posted: September 17, 2019, 9:02 pm
Tunisia Presidential Election

Jailed media magnate Nabil Karoui and independent law professor Kais Saied will advance to Tunisia's presidential run-off, sending the North African nation's young democracy into an unprecedented electoral battle.

Posted: September 17, 2019, 8:31 pm

Spain will hold fresh elections will take place in November, the country's caretaker prime minister says, as no leader can win enough parliamentary support to be able to form a government.

Posted: September 17, 2019, 7:58 pm
France Snowden

Book violated non-disclosure agreements Snowden signed because he didn't submit it for a pre-publication review, says U.S. Justice Department.

Posted: September 17, 2019, 7:54 pm

Pittsburgh Pirates all-star closer Felipe Vazquez has been arrested on charges of pornography and soliciting a child.

Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:00 pm
Congress Russia Probe

Corey Lewandowski, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign manager and close confidant, on Tuesday stoutly defended his former boss and lashed out at Democrats during testimony to a U.S. congressional panel considering whether to impeach Trump.

Posted: September 17, 2019, 4:38 pm

A mother from Surrey, B.C., has been arrested and charged in connection with the U.S. college admissions scandal, becoming the second parent from the province who's linked to the scheme that involves wealthy parents.

Posted: September 17, 2019, 4:21 pm

Officials in Bermuda said Tuesday that schools, public transportation and government offices will close early ahead of the likely arrival of Hurricane Humberto, which is now a Category 3 storm.

Posted: September 17, 2019, 4:00 pm

Saudi Arabia's new energy minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman said Tuesday that his country's oil market will be fully back online by the end of September.

Posted: September 17, 2019, 3:16 pm
Paul Whelan in Court

Canadian Paul Whelan shouted down a judge in a Moscow courtroom Tuesday as he tried to defend himself against charges of espionage.

Posted: September 17, 2019, 3:00 pm