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David Koch Dies; Conservative Billionaire Helped Reshape U.S. Politics

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Koch and his brother, Charles, built one of the nation's largest private businesses and created a network of secretly funded organizations that attacked Democrats.

California Says Its Cannabis Revenue Has Fallen Short Of Estimates, Despite Gains

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The tepid results have prompted Gov. Gavin Newsom to revise his office's estimates of how much money the state would net from its cannabis industry.

Is A Grocery Strike Possible? Workers Cast Final Votes

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Grocery workers finish voting Saturday on whether to authorize a strike against Fred Meyer, Albertsons, Safeway and other stores.

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Nation's Largest Hispanic Journalist Group Drops Fox News Sponsorship

The conservative network ignored the Hispanic journalists group's concerns about its immigration coverage, NAHJ says. The break came when a Fox pundit compared migrants with Nazis who invaded Europe.

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More Rate Cuts? Powell Says Fed Is Ready To Help Economy Grow Amid Trade Tensions

The central bank will "act as appropriate" to sustain the economic expansion as the trade war with China takes a toll on global growth and parts of the U.S. economy, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell says.

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Phone Companies Ink Deal With All 50 States And DC To Combat Robocalls

In the plan, service providers will provide technology to combat a practice known as "spoofing" to aid state attorneys general in locating and prosecuting the fraudulent robocallers.

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Trade War Heats Up As China Sets Tariffs On $75 Billion In US Goods

China says it will slap tariffs on autos and thousands of other U.S. goods. It's an escalation of a trade war that has rippled through the world economy and raised U.S. recession fears.

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David Koch, Billionaire Donor To Conservative Causes, Dies At 79

Billionaire industrialist David H. Koch, who with his older brother, Charles, transformed American politics by pouring their riches into conservative causes, has died at age 79.

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A Dead Cat, A Lawyer's Call And A 5-Figure Donation: How Media Fell Short On Epstein

Why did it take some of the nation's biggest news organizations so long to take seriously the accusations against the late Jeffrey Epstein? Allegations about his behavior go back more than a decade.

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Jeffrey Epstein's Former Business Associate: I Want To Assist Victims

Steven Hoffenberg spent 18 years in prison for running a Ponzi scheme. He says his former business partner Jeffrey Epstein should have been there too.

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'You Have To Remain An Optimist.' NW Farmers Wrap Wheat Harvest As Prices Depress

Across the country, farmers are losing money on every load of grain. The National Association of Wheat Growers estimates that since last year, U.S. wheat farmers have lost about $430 million in trade to China.

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The Federal Budget Deficit Is Getting Bigger As Spending Grows

The deficit is expected to swell to $960 billion this year and average $1.2 trillion in each of the next 10 years, according to congressional budget forecasters. They also expect the economy to slow.

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Tomato Truce: U.S. And Mexico Strike A Deal On Imports

The U.S. agreed to lift tariffs on imported tomatoes from Mexico. But importers warn that stepped-up inspections could still create bottlenecks, limiting supplies and raising produce prices.