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Survey: Top CEOs report weaker economic outlook for 1Q

Survey: Top CEOs report weaker economic outlook for 1Q

WASHINGTON — Top U.S. CEOs reported Wednesday that their economic outlook weakened in the first three months of the year although it remains above its historical average.

Federal Reserve foresees no interest rate hikes in 2019

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday and projected no rate hikes this year, reflecting a dimmer view of the economy as growth weakens in the United States and abroad.

LA-area pursuit suspect breakdances before surrendering

LOS ANGELES — Law-breaking turned into breakdancing at the end of a Southern California vehicle pursuit.
What's next after UK seeks 3-month delay to Brexit?

What's next after UK seeks 3-month delay to Brexit?

LONDON — With just nine days to go until Brexit day, Prime Minister Theresa May has asked the European Union to postpone Britain's departure from the European Union until June 30.
Man uses nude mannequins to send message to 'nosey' neighbour

Man uses nude mannequins to send message to 'nosey' neighbour

SANTA ROSA, Calif. — Jason Windus gave his California neighbour something to look at during a dispute over the height of a backyard fence — naked mannequins having a garden party.
R. Kelly asks judge to let him travel to Dubai to perform

R. Kelly asks judge to let him travel to Dubai to perform

CHICAGO — Cash-strapped R&B singer R. Kelly wants a judge to let him travel to the Middle East to perform several concerts, saying he has struggled to get work in the U.S. since his February arrest on sex-abuse charges.
$800K Wells Fargo penalty OK'd in Schilling video game deal

$800K Wells Fargo penalty OK'd in Schilling video game deal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A federal judge has approved an agreement for Wells Fargo Securities to pay an $800,000 civil penalty to end a lawsuit by the U.S.
Europe fines Google $1.7 billion in antitrust case

Europe fines Google $1.7 billion in antitrust case

BRUSSELS — Europe's antitrust regulators slapped Google with a big fine Wednesday for the third time in less than two years, ordering the tech giant to pay 1.49 billion euros ($1.7 billion) for freezing out rivals in the online advertising business.
Mueller's fans venerate him  -  and nervously await report

Mueller's fans venerate him - and nervously await report

Her family wanted a puppy, so Alicia Barnett dreamed they would find one that was smart, steady and a bit mysterious. She hoped their new addition could share a personality — and a name — with the man who has become her rather unlikely idol.
Hollywood power elite hosting Kamala Harris fundraiser

Hollywood power elite hosting Kamala Harris fundraiser

WASHINGTON — Many of Hollywood's power elite, including prolific television hit maker Shonda Rhimes, were hosting a fundraiser Wednesday for Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris.