Wednesday, September 23

Tag: US Government News

UK PM Johnson will continue to lead government, housing minister Jenrick says

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FILE PHOTO: Britain's Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government Robert Jenrick is seen outside Downing Street, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in London, Britain March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Jo... ...
Exclusive: Planned $1 billion U.S. aid cut would hit Afghan security force funds – sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A planned $1 billion cut in U.S. aid to Afghanistan would come from funds for Afghan security forces, according to three U.S. sources, a step experts said would undercut both Kabul’s ability to fight the Taliban and its leverage to negotiate a peace deal with them. FILE PHO ...
Highlights: Quotes from Federal Reserve Chair Powell’s press conference

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve and global central banks moved aggressively on Sunday to buttress a world economy unravelling rapidly amid the coronavirus pandemic, with the Fed slashing interest rates to near zero, pledging hundreds of billions of dollars in asset purchases and bac... ...
Exclusive: Fewer poll workers, coronavirus, spark fears of election day woes in Ohio Democratic primary

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nearly a quarter of Ohio’s counties are deploying fewer poll workers for the state’s Democratic primary on Tuesday than they have in previous presidential election years, raising concerns from voting-rights advocates who say the reductions could lengthen lines at the polls.  ...