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Trump left ‘furious,’ ‘disgusted’ by Bannon over new book

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump launched a scathing attack on former top adviser Steve Bannon, responding to a new book that portrays Trump as an undisciplined man-child who didn’t actually want to win the White House and quotes Bannon as calling his son’s contact with a Russian lawyer “treasonous.”

Power fully restored at Atlanta’s international airport

ATLANTA — Minutes after its midnight deadline to get the electricity back on at the world’s busiest airport, Georgia Power announced early Monday that power had been fully restored to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International, where more than 1,000 flights were grounded just days before the start of the Christmas travel rush.

Tillerson says US open to possible talks with NKorea

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has softened America’s stance on possible talks with North Korea, calling it “unrealistic” to expect the nuclear-armed country to come to the table ready to give up a weapons of mass destruction program that it invested so much in developing. Tillerson said his boss, President Donald Trump, endorses this position.

Minnesota announces restrictions on using herbicide dicamba

the group’s president, Michael Petefish, said in a statement. “We also need these new restrictions. Producers need to have the ability to adapt this product to their operations, and these additional guidelines will allow users to do just that in a safe and environmentally sound manner.”

But Monsanto criticized Minnesota’s new restrictions.

Global economy is growing at 3 per cent - best since 2011

The global economy is growing by about 3 per cent its highest rate since 2011 and a significant acceleration from last year, the United Nations said Monday.

In its annual economic report and forecast, the U.N. said the upturn stems predominantly from faster growth in all major developed economies, with east and south Asia remaining “the world’s most dynamic regions.”