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EPA Criminal Action Against Polluters Hits 30-Year Low
Beer Makers, Thirsty for Growth, Push into Cannabis Market
2020 Democrats Face a Choice: Fight Trump or Ignore Him?

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Beer Makers, Thirsty for Growth, Push into Cannabis Market

EPA Criminal Action Against Polluters Hits 30-Year Low

By Damian J. Troise |
The makers of Budweiser, Coors and other large-scale brewers are placing their bets on cannabis as a way to fight saturated markets and shifting consumer trends.

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Number of Federal Workers Seeking US Jobless Aid Doubles

Number of Federal Workers Seeking US Jobless Aid Doubles

By Christopher Rugaber | Jan 17
The number of furloughed federal employees seeking unemployment benefits topped 10,000 during the week of Jan. 5 - double the number of federal workers who sought aid in the previous week.

Beer Makers, Thirsty for Growth, Push into Cannabis Market

Beer Makers, Thirsty for Growth, Push into Cannabis Market

By Damian J. Troise | Jan 17
The makers of Budweiser, Coors and other large-scale brewers are placing their bets on cannabis as a way to fight saturated markets and shifting consumer trends.

Government Shutdown Taking Toll on Wildfire Preparations

Government Shutdown Taking Toll on Wildfire Preparations

By Gillian Flaccus | Jan 17
Just two months after a wildfire wiped out Paradise, California, officials are gearing up for this year's fire season and fear the government shutdown could make it even more difficult than one of the worst in history.

Who Blinks First Will Matter in Trump, Democrats' Wall Fight

Who Blinks First Will Matter in Trump, Democrats' Wall Fight

By Alan Fram | Jan 17
Of all the issues at stake as President Donald Trump and Democrats wrangle over his prized border wall, the latest snag is whether bargaining over the proposal should come before or after shuttered government agencies reopen.

American Anchor for Iranian TV is Arrested on Visit to U.S.

American Anchor for Iranian TV is Arrested on Visit to U.S.

By Janet McConnaughey | Jan 17
A prominent American anchorwoman on Iranian state television has been arrested by the FBI during a visit to the U.S., the broadcaster reported Wednesday, and her son said she was being held in a prison.

2020 Democrats Face a Choice: Fight Trump or Ignore Him?

2020 Democrats Face a Choice: Fight Trump or Ignore Him?

By Elana Schor and Thomas Beaumont | Jan 17
If they punch back too hard, they could be accused of playing Trump's game. If they ignore him entirely, they risk appearing unprepared to take on a president who knows few boundaries.

Battle Lines Forming Ahead of A Looming U.S. Privacy Law Fight

Battle Lines Forming Ahead of A Looming U.S. Privacy Law Fight

By Rachel Lerman and Tali Arbel | Jan 17
Consumer advocates and the data-hungry technology industry are drawing early battle lines in advance of an expected fight this year over what kind of federal privacy law the U.S. should have.

May Battles to Keep Brexit on Track after No-Confidence Win

May Battles to Keep Brexit on Track after No-Confidence Win

By Gregory Katz and Frank Griffiths | Jan 17
British Prime Minister Theresa May is reaching out to opposition parties and other lawmakers Thursday in a battle to keep Brexit on track after surviving a no-confidence vote.

After Americans Killed, Trump's Syria Plan Prompts Questions

After Americans Killed, Trump's Syria Plan Prompts Questions

Jan 17
A suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State militants killed at least 16 people, including two U.S. service members and two American civilians in Syria a month after President Trump declared ISIS defeated and said he was pulling out U.S. forces.

From Travel to IPOs, How Shutdown is Upsetting U.S. Economy

From Travel to IPOs, How Shutdown is Upsetting U.S. Economy

By Christopher Rugaber | Jan 16
As the partial government shutdown moves through its fourth week with no end in sight, the economic blow is being felt not only by federal workers but also by business people, households and travelers across the country.

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