Friday, April 16

Tag: Major News

Running out of beds and gear, Tokyo medical staff say Japan’s ‘state of emergency’ already here

Running out of beds and gear, Tokyo medi ...

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TOKYO (Reuters) - As Japan faces a fresh wave of coronavirus infections and the government prepares for a state of emergency, medical staff say a shortage of beds and a rise in cases linked to hospitals are pushing Tokyo’s medical system to the brink of collapse. Men wearing protective face masks ...
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... ...
Four states holding U.S. Democratic primary votes plan to go forward on Tuesday

Four states holding U.S. Democratic prim ...

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Arizona, Illinois, Ohio and Florida will hold primary votes on Tuesday as planned, election officials in the four states said in a joint statement, despite growing government cancellations as officials try to stem the spread of the coronavirus. Officials will ensure voting ... ...
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 ...