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US central bank discussed raising borrowing costs to ‘modestly restrictive’ levels, minutes of last month’s meeting show

Here’s the Fed’s dilemma -- US inflation hit a six-year high this summer, bolstering the case for rate hikes. But it has been dipping since....

Everyone saying the Fed minutes were hawkish.

Of course the minutes were hawkish.

When the Fed met, inflation had just started falling from a 6.5 year high.

Marc-André Fongern of MAF Global Forex says the Federal Reserve remains focused on its mandate:

For now, the Fed has made it clear that they are focused on their agenda despite rising Presidential pressure on their rate decisions. @etrade #FED #FOMC #USD $DXY #Forex

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Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:22:33 GMT
Vietnam veteran John Canley to receive Medal of Honor Retired Sgt. Major John Canley of the U.S. Marines will receive the Medal of Honor for his courage during the Vietnam War. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin joined CBSN to discuss his conversation with Canley. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:15:39 GMT Sen. Kamala Harris readying for potential 2020 presidential bid Sen. Kamala Harris, D-California, is traveling to South Carolina and Iowa this week, fueling speculation that she'll seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Both are key primary states. Politico national correspondent David Siders discussed her strategy so far on CBSN. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:11:41 GMT Georgia: voter suppression claims ramp up in governor’s race as lawsuits are filed

Issue has been a flashpoint in the race, which pits Democrat Stacey Abrams against Republican secretary of state, Brian Kemp

Allegations of voter suppression in the Georgia governor’s election are ramping up – with lawsuits filed after the state’s most diverse county rejected an unusually large share of absentee ballots.

Also this week, dozens of African American senior citizens were ordered off a bus they were planning to ride to the polls from their senior center, a move advocates called an “intimidation tactic”.

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Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:47:07 GMT
Fed unanimously backed higher interest rates, despite Trump Some Fed policymakers also think rates may have to rise faster to prevent the economy from overheating Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:45:10 GMT 'We’re fighting': Floyd Mayweather says Khabib Nurmagomedov bout will happen
  • UFC star and former boxing champion eye lucrative bout
  • Russian MMA star is suspended after UFC 229 fiasco

Former world boxing champion Floyd Mayweather says a fight with mixed martial arts star Khabib Nurmagomedov is “happening”.

Both Mayweather (50-0) and Nurmagomedov are (27-0) are unbeaten in their fighting careers, although the American said they would meet in the boxing ring. “He called me out, so you have to come to my world,” Mayweather told TMZ Sports on Wednesday. “I seen in an interview, he said when he hit Conor McGregor, he knocked Conor McGregor down. He said I didn’t knock him down. OK, Khabib. You got my leftovers. Whoop-dee-do.”

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Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:36:42 GMT
Teens baked grandfather's ashes into cookies for classmates, police say

Two high school students allegedly involved are unlikely to be charged with a crime as principal says it’s ‘a family matter’

Police say they are investigating a report that a northern California high school student mixed her cremated grandfather’s ashes into homemade cookies and shared them with several classmates.

The Davis police lieutenant Paul Doroshov on Wednesday said two students baked the cookies and shared them with at least nine classmates at their public charter high school near Sacramento on 4 October.

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Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:31:23 GMT
22 burger chains given "F" over antibiotics – only 2 get "A" rating Only two chains – Shake Shack and BurgerFi – received an "A" rating Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:22:37 GMT Trump says he isn't giving Saudis cover — live updates During a Cabinet meeting, the president said he wants members to propose how to slash 5 percent of their budgets Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:51:56 GMT Hurricane Michael: Death toll continues to rise amid searches The number of deaths blamed on Hurricane Michael continues to increase, with others still missing. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:43:49 GMT Symptoms of mysterious polio-like illness parents should know Health officials have issued an unusual warning about a growing number of cases of a polio-like illness called acute flaccid myelitis Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:35:52 GMT US treasury official charged with leaking Trump-Russia information to reporter

Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards is accused of disclosing reports on figures such as Paul Manafort to BuzzFeed News

A US treasury department official has been arrested and charged with leaking information relating to the Trump-Russia investigation to a journalist.

Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards is accused of disclosing reports over the past year on suspicious financial activity by figures including Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman.

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Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:33:20 GMT
Canelo Álvarez challenges Mayweather as he signs richest ever sport contract – video

Canelo Álvarez has signed the largest contract in the history of sport, agreeing a five-year, 11-fight deal worth at least $365m with streaming service DAZN.

Álvarez’s next fight is against Britain’s Rocky Fielding on 15 December in New York, but after that the middleweight champion is hoping to tempt Floyd Mayweather out of retirement.

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Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:17:57 GMT
The motel torn apart by Hurricane Michael – where dozens still live

Long-term residents of the American Quality Lodge in Panama City, along with people from the area, are living amid destruction after Hurricane Michael

Simply getting through the day is a struggle at the American Quality Lodge, a low-rent motel where dozens of people are living in squalor amid destruction left by Hurricane Michael.

Related: 'It's just devastation': Florida city begins cleaning up Michael's mess

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Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:15:13 GMT
Sesame Street's Big Bird puppeteer retires Puppeteer Caroll Spinney is flying the nest after a 50-year long career as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:58:49 GMT