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On Politics: Pettiness and Pageantry

Good Tuesday morning. Here are some of the stories making news in Washington and politics today. _____________________ • Queen Elizabeth II welcomed President Trump to Buckingham Palace on Monday, while Mr. Trump carried on an ugly dispute with the mayor of London, whom he called a “stone cold loser.” The …

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The Tiananmen Square Anniversary: A Guide to Our Coverage

Thirty years ago, Chinese troops opened fire on protesters who had gathered in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, killing hundreds if not thousands of people in a massacre that crushed a student-led movement for democracy. The actions of China’s citizens and the government’s authoritarian reaction in the spring of 1989 have rippled …

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Wall Street Pins Its Hopes on Fed Rate Cuts

Traders are betting the Fed will bail them out again. If they’re wrong, things could get ugly. Expectations that the Federal Reserve will start cutting interest rates have surged in recent days, and the Fed funds futures market suggests a better than 50-50 chance that the central bank will announce a …

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