Fed Hikes Interest Rates, Chuck Schumer Files Police Report, 262 Journalists In Prison Around the World: P.M. Links


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    The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark short-term interest rate for the third time this year.

  • The White House said after a missile test was "not the time" for talks with North Korea a day after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson suggested the U.S. was ready to negotiate without pre-conditions.
  • Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has filed a police report over a fake document purporting to show a sex harassment court filing.
  • Former Apprentice contestant Omarosa Newman will be leaving her position at the White House.
  • A record 262 journalists are in prison around the world this year, according an annual census by the Committee to Protect Journalists.
  • The Screen Actors Guild announced the SAG Awards nominees.
  • Three Florida men seen dragging a shark in a viral video have been charged with animal cruelty.

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