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FILE - This March 28, 2017, file photo, provided by the New York State Sex Offender Registry, shows Jeffrey Epstein. The will that Epstein signed just two days before his jailhouse suicide on Aug. 10, 2019, puts more than $577 million in assets in a trust fund that could make it more difficult for his dozens of accusers to collect damages. (New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP, File)
Epstein may have gamed the system from beyond the graveJeffrey Epstein took steps in the days before he died to shield his fortune from the dozens of women who say he sexually abused them when they were teens
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FILE - In this July 31, 2019, file photo Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference following a two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. On Wednesday, Aug. 21, the Federal Reserve releases minutes from its July meeting when it cut its key interest rate for the first time in a decade. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Trump flip-flops on tax cuts, citing 'strong economy'President Donald Trump says he has abandoned the idea of cutting taxes to promote economic growth because the nation already has "a strong economy."
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President Donald Trump waves to the crowd after arriving on Air Force One at Louisville International Airport in Louisville, Ky., Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. Trump is in town to speak at the American Veterans (AMVETS) 75th National Convention. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Report shows US deficit to exceed $1 trillion next yearThe Congressional Budget Office says the federal budget deficit is expected to balloon to more than $1 trillion in the next fiscal year
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FILE - In this March 1, 2019 file photo, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee speaks during a campaign event at A&R Solar in Seattle where he announced that he will seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Inslee, who made fighting climate change the central theme of his presidential campaign, announced Wednesday night, Aug. 21, 2019, that he is ending his bid for the 2020 Democratic nomination. Inslee announced his decision on MSNBC, saying it's become clear that he won't win. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee to announce run for 3rd termWashington Gov. Jay Inslee is set to announce Thursday that he'll seek a third term as governor
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Analysis: Clemson, 'Bama, Ohio St and ... Washington to CFPAnalysis: Clemson, Alabama, Ohio State and Washington to CFP; Round 5 of Tide-Tigers goes to 'Bama
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A sign is displayed on the door of Planned Parenthood of Utah Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, in Salt Lake City. About 39,000 people received treatment from Planned Parenthood of Utah in 2018 under a federal family planning program called Title X. The organization this week announced it is pulling out of the program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Planned Parenthood sees swift fallout from quitting programPlanned Parenthood sees swift fallout over its decision to quit family planning program
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Memorials begin for former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen BlancoLouisiana's first and only female governor, Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, is returning to the state's ornate Capitol for her last time
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FILE - In this June 1, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks during the 2019 California Democratic Party State Organizing Convention in San Francisco. Bernie Sanders is promising to win the California presidential primary next year, but home-state Harris is preparing to defend her turf.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Sanders, Harris set for showdown in delegate-rich CaliforniaBernie Sanders is promising to win the California presidential primary next year, but home-state Sen. Kamala Harris is preparing to defend her turf
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In this July 25, 2019, photo, a worker walks past a cargo train bound for Europe at a train station in Dalian in northeastern China's Liaoning Province. Authorities in China's rust-belt region are looking for support for its revival from Beijing's multibillion-dollar initiative to build ports, railways and other projects abroad. (AP Photo/Olivia Zhang)
China's rust belt looks abroad as growth slows, tariffs biteChina's northeastern rust-belt region is trying to capitalize on the government's Belt and Road Initiative to build ports, railways and other projects abroad
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Jay Inslee drops out of presidential race
The Seattle Times6 hours ago
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