Scott Walker Considers Wall on Canadian Border, Kanye West Announces 2020 Run, Space Probe Heads Into Kuiper Belt: A.M. Links


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    The Federal Reserve is likely to raise interest rates by the end of the year, despite pressure by some observers to delay the move because of volatility in foreign markets.

  • President Obama announced he would order Mt. McKinley in Alaska to revert to its Eskimo name Denali, ahead of a trip he is planning to the state next month. 
  • Jeb Bush is now polling below Ben Carson in the Republican presidential contest. Scott Walker, meanwhile, says a a wall along the U.S. border with Canada is a "legitimate" idea.
  • After a deputy was shot and killed in Houston, the Harris County sheriff blamed "anti-police rhetoric." Authorities already have a suspect, who has been charged with capital murder.
  • At the MTV Video Music Awards, Kanye West announced he'd be running for president in 2020. 
  • Neurologist Oliver Sacks died this weekend. So did Wes Craven, the horror filmmaker. 
  • The space probe New Horizons is headed for 2014 MU 69, a comet in the Kuiper Belt.

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