Sunday, September 20

Tag: USA

Exclusive: Planned $1 billion U.S. aid cut would hit Afghan security force funds – sources

Exclusive: Planned $1 billion U.S. aid c ...

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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

Highlights: Quotes from Federal Reserve ...

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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... ...
Stocks stage furious rally late after national emergency declared

Stocks stage furious rally late after na ...

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(Reuters) - Wall Street staged a furious rally in the waning moments of the session on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump declared a national emergency to combat the rapidly spreading coronavirus, although major averages still suffered sharp losses for the week. In a volatile session, all th... ...
Exclusive: Fewer poll workers, coronavirus, spark fears of election day woes in Ohio Democratic primary

Exclusive: Fewer poll workers, coronavir ...

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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.  ...