Canada’s Justin Trudeau has more than egg on his face

Conservative opponents have unearthed photos of the prime minister in blackface and brownface, and this clanger may just be his last

Federal Reserve adds third dose of liquidity to money market

The New York Fed injects another $75bn through an overnight repo operation

Trump flexes his muscles in California — but the Golden State is no pushover

Homelessness, immigration and car fumes were all used as ammunition

Saudi oil attacks an Iranian ‘act of war’, says Mike Pompeo

US secretary of state meets Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jeddah to discuss a response to the strike on key oil installations

Fed cuts rates as voting shows division among policymakers

Divisions highlighted in dissents on policy decision

US homebuilding surges to 12-year high in August

The housing market, the most sensitive sector to interest rates, has until now shown few signs of benefiting from the Fed's monetary policy easing

What’s up with the Fed?

The answer to why the Federal Reserve is pouring money into the financial system lies in short-term issues and structural market changes

US sues former CIA employee Edward Snowden over book

Civil lawsuit against Snowden accuses him of violating non-disclosure agreements he signed with the CIA and NSA

Donald Trump orders more sanctions on Iran over Saudi drone attack

But Iran has again denied involvement in the weekend’s drone attack on an oil processing plant, which initially knocked out half of Saudi production

US manufacturing production rebounds in August

Manufacturers are less upbeat about the next six months unless the US-China trade dispute cools

Trump says looks likely Iran responsible for Saudi oil attacks

US leader says he does not want war with anyone, investigation into Saudi oil attacks under way

Illegal dagga vaping causes health headache for US authorities

Studies point to a link between lung illnesses and vitamin E acetate found in the illicit products

Brett Kavanaugh must be ‘rescued’ from impeachment, Donald Trump says

A new report notes sexual misconduct allegations against US Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh

Scapegoat Fed poised to cut rates again as optimism is tested

Chair Jerome Powell has sent signals that lower interest rates are on their way

US core consumer prices at one-year high, but Fed still seen cutting rates

The Fed 'might think twice about moving again in October' as underlying inflation firms

145 US business leaders call for tighter gun controls

The CEOs want action to tackle gun violence, including expanding background checks, saying ‘doing nothing’ is ‘simply unacceptable’

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