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Paul Manafort Resigns as Chairman of Trump Campaign

Trump praised Manafort's work on the campaign and called him a "true professional". "You can get rid of Manafort, but that doesn't end the odd bromance Trump has with Putin". Trump suggested in an interview last month that he supported Russia's invasion of Crimea, and language in the Republican Party platform that referenced supporting Ukrainian nationalists was removed .



Attack underway at American University in Afghan capital

Massoud Hossaini, a photographer for the Associated Press who was also in a classroom along with 15 students when the attack started, recounted her experience for AP. ABC further reported that the attack has stopped, as confirmed by local police. "A small number of advisers from the Resolute Support Mission is now assisting Afghan forces as they respond".


Oil prices down in Asia, Brent stays below $50

Oil prices down in Asia, Brent stays below $50

Oil prices were already down this morning after data released by the American Petroleum Institute showed yesterday that United States crude inventories rose by 4.46m barrels in the week ending 19 August. Prices had closed higher Tuesday on news that Iran was willing to join calls by OPEC and Russian Federation for production curbs after scuttling previous efforts to reach a deal in April.


Gold steady as investors await U.S. rate hike clues

Gold steady as investors await U.S. rate hike clues

Britain's FTSE 100 added 0.5 percent to 6,863.07. At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.1 percent at 18,547.30. The IHS Markit survey of purchasing managers at services and manufacturing companies showed business activity grew at a seven-month high, helping buoy European investor sentiment.