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Business: President Trump asks SEC to study abolishing quarterly earnings reports

Source: CNN Money

President Donald Trump says he has asked the SEC to study whether to stop requiring companies to report quarterly earnings.

Nation: Measles outbreak hits 21 states, District of Columbia, and is on track to surpass last year

Source: USA Today

Federal health officials are investigating a outbreak of measles this year that has spread to 21 states and the District of Columbia.

World: China 'training for strikes' on US targets

Source: BBC News

China's military "is likely training for strikes" against US and allied targets in the Pacific, a Pentagon report warns.

Out of the ordinary: Georgia police probe theft of $98,000 worth of ramen noodles

Source: UPI

Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Authorities in Georgia are investigating the theft of a trailer loaded with $98,000 worth of ramen noodles.

Business: Kroger begins tests of driverless grocery delivery in Arizona

Source: Reuters

(Reuters) - U.S. supermarket operator Kroger Co (KR.N) said it will start testing driverless grocery delivery on Thursday with technology partner...

Nation: Support pours in for couple who accidentally started deadly Carr Fire

Source: USA Today

REDDING, Calif. – A Facebook message posted Sunday offering to forward compassionate messages to the couple whose trailer started a deadly wild...

World: Italy bridge collapse firm under attack

Source: BBC News

The company managing the bridge that collapsed in northern Italy on Tuesday is now bearing the fallout from politicians and share traders alike.

Out of the ordinary: Slovakian woman arrested for playing same opera song for 16 years

Source: UPI

Aug. 15 (UPI) -- A Slovakian woman was reportedly arrested after she played the same opera song on repeat for 16 years.

Business: Macy's posts surprise same-store sales growth

Source: Reuters

(Reuters) - Macy’s Inc (M.N) on Wednesday reported a surprise rise in quarterly same-store sales, topping estimates for the third straight...

Nation: Florida declares state of emergency for red tide outbreak

Source: USA Today

Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for seven southwest Florida counties because of the effects of a toxic algae bloom called red...