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  1. Federal Reserve Powell

    Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell indicated Wednesday that the Fed is likely to keep its benchmark short-term interest rate unchanged in the coming months, unless the economy shows signs of worsening.

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    Australian officials on Wednesday ordered residents and tourists to get out of the way of fast-approaching flames as firefighters struggled to contain more than 150 fires raging on both the east and west coasts.


    Israeli airstrikes pounded Islamic Jihad targets in Gaza and militants resume rocket fire toward Israel after a brief overnight lull, as the death toll rose to 23 Palestinians, including a seven-year-old boy and two other minors, in the heaviest round of fighting in months.

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    A Federal Court in Boston has ruled warrantless U.S. government searches of the phones and laptops of international travellers at airports and other U.S. ports of entry violate the Fourth Amendment, the result of a complaint by 11 plaintiffs, including two Americans who were stopped as they tried to re-enter the U.S. after a visit to Canada.

  5. Beyond Pluto

    The most distant world ever explored, previously given the controversial nickname Ultima Thule, finally has an official name: Arrokoth.