World & Policy


  • China Presses for Tariff Cut in Deal

    China pressed Washington on Thursday to roll back punitive tariffs in a tentative trade deal.

  • Where Does Iraq's Oil Money Go?

    BAGHDAD (AP) -- Waves of violent protests have engulfed Baghdad and Iraq's southern provinces, with demonstrators chanting for the downfall of a political establishment that they say doesn't prioritize them.

  • Global Markets Lower on Trade

    Global stock markets slipped Thursday amid doubts about a U.S.-Chinese trade deal and after the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman said it is likely to leave its benchmark interest rate unchanged.

  • Bad Air Closes New Delhi Schools

    NEW DELHI (AP) -- Schools in India's capital are shut on Thursday and Friday after a thick gray haze of noxious air enveloped the city for the third consecutive day, and angry residents blamed authorities for holding an annual...

  • 4 Iraqi Protesters Killed in Baghdad

    BAGHDAD (AP) -- Clashes between Iraqi protesters and security forces in central Baghdad killed four people and wounded 62 on Thursday, Iraqi medical and security officials said.

  • Court Rejects President's Appeal

    A federal appeals court will not take up President Donald Trump's appeal of a ruling that his accounting firm must turn over financial records to Congress.

  • Somalia Struggles After Historic Floods

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Ahmed Sabrie woke up to find his house half-submerged in fast-rising flood waters.

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Washington Insider -- Thursday

What DTN Is Watching


Weekly jobless claims and Producer price index will both be out at 7:30 a.m. CST on Thursday. We will also be watching for any news regarding the U.S.-China trade deal progress on phase one, updated weather forecasts for both U.S. and South America, and for confirmation of any new China soybean purchases that have been rumored.


All central U.S. crop areas will be dry Thursday, with improved harvest conditions. Precipitation will be confined to light rain in southeast Texas.

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