By Steve Contorno, CNN A Florida circuit court judge signaled Wednesday that a new congressional map championed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis is likely unconstitutional, siding with Democrats and voting rights groups who said the map would illegally suppress Black voters in northern Florida. Judge J. Layne Smith, a DeSantis appointee . . .

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., March 29, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register NEW YORK, March 31 (Reuters) – Which market has it right?

President Biden Signals a $6 billion U.S. Pledge for the Seventh Replenishment and Offers to Match $1 for Every $2 Contributed by Other Donors 28 March 2022 GENEVA – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria enthusiastically welcomes President Joe Biden’s request to the United States Congress for a commitment of US$2 billion […]

NEW YORK, March 28 (Reuters) – Two measures of the U.S. Treasury yield curve that are widely watched for recession warnings have veered in opposite directions, raising questions as to what degree central bank bond buying and other technical factors may be distorting the signals on the economy’s path. The spread between the yield on […]

U.S. top diplomat meets Ukrainian counterpart on Polish border Blinken says support for Ukraine will increase Blinken holds talks with Polish PM, foreign minister POLISH-UKRAINIAN BORDER, March 5 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba met on Ukraine’s . . .

The former defense and security officials, led by ex-Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen, met with Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday during a two-day visit to the self-ruled island — which has expressed its solidarity with Ukraine. “The Ukrainian people’s commitment to protect freedom and democracy and their fearless dedication to […]

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds her weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., October 12, 2021. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives pushed toward a possible Thursday vote on President Joe Biden’s $1.75 . […]

(Bloomberg) — A U.S. ban of China Telecom (Americas) Corp. by regulators shows that broad concerns about Beijing persist in Washington, even as the Biden administration takes steps to improve communications between the world’s biggest economies. Most Read from Bloomberg The U.S. Federal Communications Commission, an independent government agency overseen by Congress, on Tuesday voted […]

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration offered its strongest signal yet that the United States’ combative economic approach toward China would continue, with senior administration officials saying that President Biden would not immediately lift tariffs on Chinese goods and that he would hold Beijing accountable for trade commitments agreed to during the Trump administration. Comments on […]

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