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US budget deficit to top $1 trillion in 2020, two years sooner than expected

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Bloomberg) — The U.S. budget deficit is growing faster than expected, and President Trump’s trade war is weighing on the economy, according to a new Congressional Budget Office forecast that highlights key challenges as the 2020 elections approach.

Trump attacks Ford Motor for not backing fuel economy rollback

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — President Donald Trump stepped up a series of attacks on automakers on Wednesday for not backing his administration’s plan to roll back Obama-era fuel efficiency rules, singling out Ford Motor Co. in particular for backing a deal with California for stricter fuel economy standards.

Mount Carmel School approved for TED-Ed Club

(MCS) — To continuously expand academic opportunities for both students and teachers, Mount Carmel School applied for and was formally approved to establish a TED-Ed Club. This opportunity opens more educational resources for students and teachers to discuss, debate, and explore ideas.

Obamas make their Hollywood movie debut with ‘American Factory’

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) — Barack and Michelle Obama made their Hollywood debut on Wednesday with a documentary set in industrial Ohio that film reviewers are calling compelling and timely.

Trump calls Danish PM’s rebuff of Greenland idea ‘nasty’ as trip cancellation stuns Danes

WASHINGTON/COPENHAGEN (Reuters) — President Donald Trump declared Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s dismissal of his idea to buy Greenland “nasty” and an affront to the United States on Wednesday, a day after shocking Danes by canceling a Copenhagen visit over the rebuff.