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BOSTON | Sources: Ex-Mass. Gov. Patrick to skip 2020 White House race

BOSTON  — Former Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick of Massachusetts will soon announce he won’t launch a 2020 presidential campaign, according to three sources familiar with his plans. They did not say why he decided against a run. A formal announcement was delayed as the country observed a day of mourning for President George H.W. Bush, … Continue reading BOSTON | Sources: Ex-Mass. Gov. Patrick to skip 2020 White House race

NEW YORK | Stocks edge higher on Wall Street after 2 days of big losses

NEW YORK — Stocks in the U.S. finished mostly higher Wednesday, a break after two days of steep losses. Technology and internet companies and retailers were responsible for most of the gains. The gains came from high-growth stocks such as retail and industrial companies, and energy companies benefited as crude oil rose about 2 percent. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stocks edge higher on Wall Street after 2 days of big losses

NEW YORK | Homeowners are spending, Home Depot is winning

NEW YORK  — Home Depot breezed past all expectations in the third quarter and raised its annual profit expectations again as Americans plow money into their homes, even amid hints that the housing market is cooling. Comparable-store sales, a key indicator of a retailer’s health, rose 4.8 percent, but it jumped 5.4 percent in the … Continue reading NEW YORK | Homeowners are spending, Home Depot is winning

NUSA DUA, Indonesia | As markets swoon, finance chiefs urge US, China to cool it

NUSA DUA, Indonesia  — The heads of the World Bank and IMF appealed Thursday to the U.S. and China to cool their dispute over technology policy and play by world trade rules, as tumbling share prices drove home potential perils from a clash between the world’s two biggest economies. Global economic growth is slowing but … Continue reading NUSA DUA, Indonesia | As markets swoon, finance chiefs urge US, China to cool it

SCHOHARIE, N.Y. | Roads where limo crash killed 20 are a menace, store says

SCHOHARIE, N.Y.— The site of a devastating accident that killed two pedestrians and 18 occupants of a limousine headed to a birthday party, including four sisters, is a known danger spot that has long worried locals, according to a manager of the store that sits at the intersection where the accident happened. The intersection had … Continue reading SCHOHARIE, N.Y. | Roads where limo crash killed 20 are a menace, store says