Week ahead on Wall Street

Week ahead on Wall Street

Earnings reports and economic data out next week will capture the health of the American consumer who is driving the U.S. economy.
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Convicted Trump ally Stone loses bid to delay sentencing

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A federal judge denied a bid by longtime Donald Trump friend Roger Stone to delay his sentencing, despite furious tweets by the president defending the political operative and self-proclaimed "dirty trickster." This report produced by Zachary Goelman
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Afghanistan declared incumbent Ashraf Ghani the winner of a disputed presidential election on Tuesday, almost five months after voting took place in September.
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Football players' union to support players who walk off over racism

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The world football players' union FIFPRO said on Monday it will support players or teams who walk off the pitch due to racism, after the abuse suffered by FC Porto forward Moussa Marega during a Portuguese league match on Sunday.
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Fighting flares in eastern Ukraine, Kiev and rebels blame each other

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Julian Assange's health improving in prison: WikiLeaks chief

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday he was pleased that volunteer firefighter Paul Parker had not been dismissed following his viral tirade against the prime minister himself.
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Mississippi floods appear to peak, parts of Jackson under water

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Hundreds of Americans flown home from coronavirus-hit cruise ship

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A tearful French health minister quit her job on Monday to save the governing party's bid for the Paris mayoralty after the previous candidate's campaign was sunk in under 48 hours by a sexting scandal.
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