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Fed conflicted by weak U.S. inflation, global economic rebound

By Howard Schneider and Ann Saphir WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Caught between a lull in U.S. inflation and a stronger global economy, the Federal Reserve is expected on Wednesday to signal whether it will raise interest rates for a third time this year or back off until prices rise more briskly. Show More Summary

Parsons Green: Third arrest over bucket bomb attack as 'painter-decorator' is detained in Wales

A third man has been arrested in connection with the Parsons Green terror attack, Scotland Yard said. The 25-year-old, reported to be a painter-decorator, was held in a counter-terrorism raid in Newport, South Wales, shortly after 7pm on Tuesday. Show More Summary

The Latest: Countries begin signing nuclear ban treaty at UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local):

'Militaristic and intimidating': St Louis police criticized as protests stretch on

Demonstrators protest the acquittal of Jason Stockley in St Louis, Missouri. As protests over the acquittal of the former St Louis police officer Jason Stockley moved into their fourth night, some observers said the response from law...Show More Summary

Donald Trump's America First doctrine will destroy the United Nations

Donald Trump has spoken to the world and left us feeling what? Just as Trump has enjoyed upending Washington he is now revelling in chipping the crockery of international diplomacy. Could the United Nations use a breeze to clear some of its bureaucratic cobwebs and cautious timidity?

Taco Bell is Adding 300 New Locations

The Tex-Mex Brand is expanding with over 300 new locations in urban areas by 2022.

Biggest and smallest creatures at top risk of extinction: study

Animals on both the large and small side of the spectrum face the most risk of extinction -- but for very different reasons, each with vast consequences for the planet, researchers said Monday. For big creatures -- including whale sharks,...Show More Summary

Buildings sway, collapse as powerful earthquake hits Mexico City

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico City. Stunning videos posted on Twitter showed buildings swaying and in some cases collapsing, as people streamed into the streets.

Trump campaign adviser was wiretapped under secret court orders: CNN

U.S. investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders before and after the 2016 election, CNN reported on Monday. The New York Times, citing two people close to the case, also reported that prosecutors told Manafort they planned to indict him. Federal agents had raided Manafort's Virginia house in July.

Donald Trump's First UN Address Gets Mixed Reviews From Political Leaders

President Donald Trump’s first address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday prompted a mix of praise and condemnation from U.S. politicians and world leaders.

Trump to UN: confront North Korea and Iran or risk being 'bystanders in history'

White House official says Donald Trump’s first speech to United Nations on Tuesday will focus on ‘world regimes that threaten security’. Donald Trump will use his first address to the UN general assembly on Tuesday to call for international action to confront North Korea and Iran, which he will portray as twin threats to global security, the White House said.

French cardinal to stand trial for alleged paedophilia cover-up

French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin and a senior Vatican official were on Tuesday ordered to stand trial for allegedly covering up for a paedophile priest accused of abusing several boy scouts in Lyon in the 1980s. The most senior French...Show More Summary

World leaders’ faces react to Trump’s U.N. speech

As Trump made his announcements, country by country, photographers documented how the world leaders reacted to the U.S. commander in chief’s address. Click through the slideshow to see their faces.

Alabama Senate Candidate Roy Moore Uses Racist Terms In Campaign Speech

In a speech recorded on camera, the former chief justice of the state's highest court mentioned the terms “reds and yellows” — racial slurs that likely referred to Native Americans and Asian Americans

A Scary Number Of Americans Don't Think Muslims Or Atheists Have Constitutional Rights

Nearly a quarter of Americans ? 22 percent ? either don’t know or don’t believe that U.S. Muslims are granted the same constitutional protections as other citizens.

Woman uses clever move she learned from 'Law & Order' to escape mugging

"In the criminal justice system, sexually-based offenses are considered especially heinous."

Al-Qaida-led fighters on the offensive against Syrian troops

BEIRUT (AP) — Insurgents led by an al-Qaida-linked group launched one of their widest offensives yet Tuesday against Syrian pro-government forces, which responded with heavy airstrikes targeting hospitals and first responders.

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