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The US economy faces “notable” risks and the central bank can take a wait-and-see approach to monetary policy, Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank Presi(...)

A conversation with Kerry Browne becomes a community event. Photograph: Bruce N Meyer

Sitting down for a cup of tea and uninterrupted conversation with Kerry Browne, owner of Browne’s Irish Marketplace in Kansas City, is a near impossib(...)

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft  has been charged with two counts of soliciting sex from a prostitute in early 2019. He was said to have visited a spa called Orchids of Asia in Jupiter, Florida. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

Three weeks and a day after he watched his team win its sixth Super Bowl championship, Robert Kraft was formally charged with two counts of soliciting(...)

Green Light Optimized Speed Advisory (GLOSA) uses vehicle-to-infrastructure communication technology to allow the car to ‘talk’ to the traffic lights near it, and get data from them as to how long it will be before they switch from green to red or vice-versa

Audi claims that its new ‘GLOSA’ technology is designed to predict when the traffic lights ahead of you will turn green, and how fast you should drive(...)

Graffiti depicts the stalled construction site of Anglo Irish Bank’s proposed headquarters in Dublin following the bank’s collapse.  Photographer: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Ten years on from the bank crash, we still have something to learn from similar experiences elsewhere, and what has facilitated other banking systems (...)

This image courtesy of Medical News Network, shows an X-Ray of Xavier Cunningham (10) after a meat skewer impaled his skull on September 8th, 2018, but missed his brain, in what medics called a “one in a million” accident. Photograph: Medical News Network/AFP/Getty

A 10-year-old Missouri boy is recovering after he was attacked by insects and tumbled from a tree, landing on a meat skewer that penetrated his skull (...)

 Southern Stone County Fire Protection District crews working at the scene where a tourist boat capsized and sank near Branson, Missouri.  Photograph: Southern Stone County Fire Protection District /AFP/Getty Images

Divers have found four more bodies in a Missouri lake where a duck boat packed with tourists capsized and sank in high winds, bringing the death toll (...)

Harley-Davidson announced on Monday that it is to move some production out of the US to avoid new EU tariffs on its product. Photograph: Reuters/Fabian Bimmer

US president Donald Trump hit out at Harley-Davidson on Tuesday, warning that the motorcycle company could be taxed “like never before” as a result of(...)

Graffiti is seen on  well-known Irish bar and restaurant Brownes Irish Market in Kansas City, which claims to be the oldest Irish business in North America. Photograph: Brownes Irish Market

US police are investigating an anti-immigrant graffiti attack on a well-known Irish bar and restaurant in Kansas City, Missouri. “Immigrants not welc(...)

 Andy and Kate Spade who married 24 years ago and started the brand Kate Spade together in 1993. File photograph: Getty Images

Andy Spade, the husband of designer Kate Spade, who died of what police characterised as suicide this week, said Wednesday that she had suffered from (...)

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