Friday, April 16

Tag: United States

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 ...
Ohio judge denies request to postpone voting on Tuesday – local reports

Ohio judge denies request to postpone vo ...

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A volunteer helps a voter casts her early vote for the Ohio primary election at the board of elections in Medina, Ohio, U.S. March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An Ohio judge has denied a request to delay the state’s Tuesday primary elections until June 2nd amid coronav ...