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Can the Fed Engineer the Best Economy Since the 1960s? Chairman Powell Is Going to Try

Can the Fed Engineer the Best Economy Since the 1960s? Chairman Powell Is Going to Try  New York Times Stocks close lower after Fed hikes rates, upgrades economic outlook  CNBC With fate of economy in his hands, Powell plays it low-key  ABC News Opinion: Powell would sooner dismiss his colleagues than Trump’s tax cuts  MarketWatch Full coverage

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Dems seize on McCabe firing to scrutinize Sessions

Dems seize on McCabe firing to scrutinize Sessions  Politico Sessions’ lawyer: AG not under investigation for false statements  USA TODAY Andrew McCabe Investigated Jeff Sessions About Russian Contacts Months Before Sessions Sacked Him: ABC News  Deadline EXCLUSIVE: Fired FBI official authorized criminal probe of Sessions, sources say  ABC News Full coverage

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After Days of Silence, Mark Zuckerberg Publicly Addresses Facebook’s User-Data Uproar

After Days of Silence, Mark Zuckerberg Publicly Addresses Facebook’s User-Data Uproar  Wall Street Journal The Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal is the textbook case of why we need new privacy protections  Business Insider Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook made mistakes in handling the Cambridge Analytica scandal  The Verge Revealed: 50 million Facebook profiles harvested for Cambridge Analytica in major data breach  The Guardian The Latest Cambridge Analytica ...

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Northeast hit with its fourth snowstorm in 3 weeks

Northeast hit with its fourth snowstorm in 3 weeks  CBS News Mor’easter? Northeast hit with its fourth storm in 3 weeks  ABC News Spring Nor’easter Soaks and Slows East Coast  Wall Street Journal Snow on the first day of spring? The season’s clock is irreparably broken | Opinion  Philly.com Snowstorm Pummels Eastern Seaboard  New York Times Full coverage

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Austin bombing suspect Mark Conditt dies after blowing himself up, police say

Austin bombing suspect Mark Conditt dies after blowing himself up, police say  Washington Post Austin bomber: Deceased suspect named in Texas blasts  BBC News Here’s What We Know About The Austin Package Bomber  BuzzFeed News Parents shocked after son ID’d as bomber: ‘We had no idea of the darkness that Mark must have been in’  Los Angeles Times Full coverage

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Trump prepared to sit out Mississippi special election (for now)

Trump prepared to sit out Mississippi special election (for now)  CNN Mississippi agriculture official appointed to US Senate seat  ABC News Trump could sway the Mississippi Senate race. But who is his candidate?  The Sun Herald RollCall.com – Member Profile – Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss.  Roll Call – CQ.com White House opposed Republican picked to replace Cochran  Politico Full coverage

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Nor’easter moves toward New England

Nor’easter moves toward New England  CBS News Fourth nor’easter in three weeks blankets I-95 corridor in snow  NBCNews.com NJ Weather: 12″ Of Nor’easter Snow, Downed Lines, 78K No Power  Patch.com Snow on the first day of spring? The season’s clock is irreparably broken | Opinion  Philly.com Snowstorm Pummels Eastern Seaboard  New York Times Full coverage

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Fed Raises Rates and Signals Faster Path Next Year

Fed Raises Rates and Signals Faster Path Next Year  Wall Street Journal Federal Reserve hikes interest rate to highest level in a decade amid stronger economy  Washington Post Fed Lifts Rates, Steepens Path Through 2020 for More Hikes  Bloomberg Opinion: Powell would sooner dismiss his colleagues than Trump’s tax cuts  MarketWatch Full coverage

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With just two days to go, countries have no clue whether they’ll be affected by Trump’s tariffs

With just two days to go, countries have no clue whether they’ll be affected by Trump’s tariffs  Washington Post US Signals Some Allies May Get Break on Metals Tariffs  Wall Street Journal US in Talks on Tariff Exemptions, Trade Official Says  New York Times I tweeted about diversity and got hammered by haters  CNN Full coverage

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Republican senators tweak Trump for Putin call, knock White House leaker

Republican senators tweak Trump for Putin call, knock White House leaker  CNN Kelly furious over Putin ‘DO NOT CONGRATULATE’ leak  Politico As Trump fumes over leak about his congratulatory call to Putin, word is ‘there’s going to be a scalp over this’  Los Angeles Times President Trump’s unbecoming love for foreign dictators  Baltimore Sun Putin’s provocations: Is it a new cold war if West ...

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