from Breakingviews:

Hedge fund wobbles hand ammunition to fee fighters

September 1, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from MacroScope:

Tale of two ISMs: another reason for the Fed to pause?

September 1, 2015

Depending on which report you read from the same source, the U.S. economy is doing extremely well and also in danger of slowing sharply.

from FaithWorld:

‘Sister Wives’ clan uses U.S. same-sex marriage ruling in polygamy case

By Reuters Staff
September 1, 2015

(Sister-wives Valerie (L) and Vicki serve breakfast to their children in their polygamous house in Herriman, Utah, in this file photo from May 30, 2007. Polygamy, once hidden in the shadows of Utah and Arizona, is breaking into the open as fundamentalist Mormons push to decriminalize it on religious grounds, while at the same time stamping out abuses such as forced marriages of underage brides. To match feature USA-MORMONS/POLYGAMY/ REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski)

(Sister-wives Valerie (L) and Vicki serve breakfast to their children in their polygamous house in Herriman, Utah, in this file photo from May 30, 2007. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski)

from FaithWorld:

Mexican animators bring story of Polish WW2 saint Maksymilian Kolbe to screen

By Reuters Staff
September 1, 2015

(Fr. Maximilian Kolbe in a 1940 photograph)

(Fr. Maksymilian Kolbe in a 1940 photograph)

Mexcian filmmakers are making a 3D animation movie that introduces to a younger generation the life of a Polish monk who laid down his life for a stranger at Auschwitz death camp and was later canonized by the Roman Catholic Church.

from FaithWorld:

Pope Francis to allow all priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year

By Reuters Staff
September 1, 2015

(Pope Francis blesses as he leads the Angelus prayer from the window of the Apostolic palace in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican February 22, 2015. REUTERS/Max Rossi)

(Pope Francis blesses the crowd as he leads the Angelus prayer from the window of the Apostolic palace in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican February 22, 2015. REUTERS/Max Rossi)

from Tales from the Trail:

Trumka calls Trump comments racist, dangerous

September 1, 2015

The head of the largest federation of labor unions on Tuesday called Donald Trump’s recent statements on immigration dangerous.  “Because when one of the leading candidates for one of the parties talks in an un-American, racist way, it starts to become mainstream, racism can never become mainstream,” AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told reporters at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor.

from Tales from the Trail:

Christie channels Gingrich on FedEx immigration ‘solution’

By Ginger Gibson
September 1, 2015

By Ginger Gibson and Erin McPike 

WASHINGTON  - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has raised eyebrows by arguing that potential undocumented immigrants could be tracked like FedEx packages. But was it just a punch line from the Newt Gingrich playbook?

from Breakingviews:

Migration crisis echoes age-old test of finance

September 1, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from MacroScope:

Weak growth may force India’s central bank to reconsider inflation focus

September 1, 2015

Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan speaks to The Economic Club of New York, in midtown ManhattanFor all its single-minded focus on lowering inflation, India's central bank may be forced to acknowledge slowing growth in Asia's third largest economy by cutting interest rates -- probably faster than it expected.

from David Dolan:

Turkey’s G20 presidency becomes casualty of political turmoil

September 1, 2015

ANKARA, Sept 1 (Reuters) - When Turkey took over the helm of
the G20 this year, it hoped to promote an image of an emerging
economic power forging a strategy to tackle sluggish global
growth and giving low-income nations a stronger voice.