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December 4, 2017 1:16 PM How to fight female genital mutilation with economics

FGM survivor: Fundamentally, it's 'child abuse' Gayle Tzemach Lemmon is a CNN contributor and a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. She is the author of "Ashley's War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield." The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (CNN)Seleiman Bishagazi 19

December 1, 2017 9:50 AM Dow at 24,000; Tax bill snag; OPEC deal

The Dow has spiked nearly 6,000 points since President Trump was elected. It has notched 80 daily records over the period. The S&P 500 added 0.8% and the Nasdaq gained 0.7% on Thursday. Both are near record highs. 2. Tax bill hurdle: The dollar is under pressure after U.S. tax reform hit a snag in the Senate. Senate Republicans had hoped their tax bill would 23

November 30, 2017 2:19 PM India's economy bounces back from slowdown

India's economy has bounced back from a year-long slowdown, but not enough to regain the global growth crown from China. Gross domestic product grew by 6.3% in the three months through Sept. 30, up from 5.7% in the previous quarter. That compares with China's growth rate of 6.8% in the same period. Still, the numbers will be music to the ears of Indian 20

November 22, 2017 2:37 PM U.S. Durable-Goods Orders Fell in October

The declined followed a 2.2% increase in September WASHINGTON—Orders for long-lasting factory goods declined in October, a small setback for manufacturers experiencing solid growth in demand this year. Orders for durable goods—products designed to last at least three years, such as office furniture and computers—decreased 1.2% from the prior month to a seasonally 16

November 15, 2017 3:46 PM Time Inc. to Launch Sports Illustrated TV

The subscription streaming service, priced at $4.99 a month, will initially be accessible only on Amazon Channels Time Inc. on Thursday will launch Sports Illustrated TV, a subscription streaming service built around its iconic sports publication, as the company tries to counter punishing economics in its legacy business with bets on digital media and video 22

November 13, 2017 5:32 PM Gary Bettman talks an Olympics dis, expansion rumors and whether we're going to see another lockout

"I don't like work stoppages, but you do what you've got to do. You look at the way the game is being played -- competitive balance, the health of the league, how much players are making -- we needed a new system. I'm always quizzical of why a work stoppage gets laid at management. At the end of the day, the players, 12 years ago, 13 years ago, whatever 6

November 11, 2017 12:59 AM Alleged Drug Kingpin Leads Venezuela’s Debt Restructuring Effort

Facing prospect of biggest default in history, country calls meeting few if any creditors can legally attend CARACAS, Venezuela—Meet the team in charge of the most complex bond restructuring in recent history: a former military officer, a one-time geography professor, two engineers, a minister under sanctions for alleged corruption and an alleged drug kingpin 30

November 10, 2017 9:38 AM Trump in Asia; Tax cut worries; Brexit talks

1. Trump in Asia: President Trump brought his hard-line economic nationalism to a meeting of Pacific Rim leaders on Friday. "We are not going to let the United States be taken advantage of anymore," Trump said at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vietnam. It's a familiar message from Trump, who earlier this year withdrew from the Trans-Pacific 27

November 8, 2017 4:02 PM Austin attorney Justin Nelson announces for AG

AUSTIN -- Austin lawyer Justin Nelson, a Houston native who specializes in high-stakes civil litigation, announced Wednesday that he will run against Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton as a Democrat. "Justice is for all. Nobody is above the law. Texans can do better than our indicted Attorney General who is charged with criminal fraud." Nelson said in a statement 26

November 1, 2017 8:34 PM Trump to Tap Fed's Powell as Chair, Replacing Yellen: WSJ

President Donald Trump plans to nominate Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell to the top job at the U.S. central bank, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. Trump, who has said he’ll announce his pick Thursday, would be choosing a former private-equity executive who favors continuing gradual interest-rate increases 49