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Buttigieg opens fundraisers to media after tension over donor influence

Buttigieg opens fundraisers to media after tension over donor influenceU.S. Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg held his first fundraiser open to press coverage on Tuesday after facing pressure from rival Elizabeth Warren to be more transparent. "Nobody thought the mayor of South Bend was going to be an institutional fundraising power," the South Bend, Indiana, mayor told about 80 donors gathered in the Upper East Side Manhattan apartment of investor Geoffrey Hoguet, who introduced him. The event focused attention on the tension the candidate faces in being a darling of Wall Street donors who have elevated his campaign while also seeking the nomination of a party with voters suspicious of money influencing politics.



Australian mother and daughter named as volcano victims -media

Australian mother and daughter named as volcano victims -mediaA mother and daughter have become the first Australians to be named as victims of New Zealand's volcano disaster after the family was informed by authorities early on Wednesday, media said. Brisbane woman Julie Richards, 47, and her daughter Jessica, 20, had been confirmed dead after Monday's explosion at White Island, family friend John Mickel said on the Sky News program. The two left for New Zealand last Monday and were due home this weekend.



Man injured in Pearl Harbor shooting released from hospital

Man injured in Pearl Harbor shooting released from hospitalA civilian worker injured in a shooting at Pearl Harbor’s shipyard last week was released from the hospital on Tuesday. The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu said Roger Nakamine left after spending almost a week in the hospital. An active duty sailor shot Nakamine and two other civilian Department of Defense employees with his service rifle last Wednesday.



FOREX-Pound slips on UK poll projections, dollar awaits Fed

FOREX-Pound slips on UK poll projections, dollar awaits FedThe British pound slipped early on Wednesday after a poll showed a narrowing lead for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party in an election scheduled for later in the week, while U.S. dollar movement looked to the Federal Reserve's policy meeting. Investors were also focusing on whether U.S. President Donald Trump will impose tariffs on nearly $160 billion worth of Chinese consumer goods from Dec. 15. Investors have generally believed the U.S. tariffs would be at least postponed to salvage a trade deal with China.



GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares drift as tariff deadline looms, pound eases on YouGov poll

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares drift as tariff deadline looms, pound eases on YouGov pollAsian stocks drifted on Wednesday as Sino-U.S. trade talks showed little progress ahead of a weekend deadline for the imposition of additional U.S. tariffs, and the pound wobbled as opinion polls pointed to a tight British election on Thursday. Faced with often conflicting reports, investors have begun to suspect that even if U.S. tariffs due to take effect on Sunday are delayed, it could take until 2020 before Washington and Beijing can agree a preliminary deal to wind back their trade war. In the absence of harder news on the trade front, investors' focus was locked on the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy meeting and its outlook for the economy due at 2000 GMT, as well as Britain's election.





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