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MILAN | Ferragamo profits slump on lower footwear sales

MILAN  — The Salvatore Ferragamo fashion house says earnings in the first nine months of the year were down 18 percent as sales of the trademark footwear slumped. The leather goods and apparel maker on Thursday reported net profit of 65 million euros ($74 million) in the period, compared with 79 million euros in the … Continue reading MILAN | Ferragamo profits slump on lower footwear sales

WASHINGTON  | Study: Without Medicaid expansion, poor forgo medical care

WASHINGTON  — Low-income people in states that haven’t expanded Medicaid are much more likely to forgo needed medical care than the poor in other states, according to a government report due out Monday amid election debates from Georgia to Utah over coverage for the needy. The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office worked with the National Center … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Study: Without Medicaid expansion, poor forgo medical care

BERLIN | German exports slip for second month in a row

BERLIN— German exports dropped in August over the previous month for the second month in a row in the latest disappointing news about Europe‘s largest economy. The Federal Statistical Office reported Tuesday that exports were down 0.1 percent to 110.3 billion euros ($126.24 billion) in August, in seasonally and calendar adjusted numbers. Imports decreased 2.7 … Continue reading BERLIN | German exports slip for second month in a row

JERUSALEM | Duterte calls Hitler ‘insane’ at Holocaust memorial

JERUSALEM — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who once compared himself to Hitler, paid a solemn visit to Israel’s national Holocaust memorial on Monday, branding the Nazi leader “insane” as he lamented the Nazi genocide of an estimated 6 million Jews. The comments marked a dramatic turnaround for Duterte, who just two years ago had compared … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Duterte calls Hitler ‘insane’ at Holocaust memorial

GRANT TOWN, W.Va | Trump’s pollution rules rollback to hit coal country hard

GRANT TOWN, W.Va. — President Donald Trump picked West Virginia as the place to announce he’d roll back pollution rules for coal-fired power plants. But he didn’t mention that coal country would be hit the hardest by the health impacts. Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency predicts up to 1,500 people a year nationally would die because … Continue reading GRANT TOWN, W.Va | Trump’s pollution rules rollback to hit coal country hard

WASHINGTON | AP-NORC Poll: Trump gets low marks, except on the economy

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump continues to receive poor marks from a majority of Americans on his overall job performance, even as he enjoys relatively good assessments of his handling of the economy. A new poll released Friday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds 60 percent of Americans disapprove of Trump’s … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP-NORC Poll: Trump gets low marks, except on the economy