Senior officials from the U.S. Treasury and other government departments have turned to otherwise confidential Federal Reserve accounts several times a year to analyze the asset holdings of the central banks of Russia, China, Iraq, Turkey, Yemen, Libya and others.
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UK PM May strikes $1.3 billion deal to get Northern Irish DUP support for her government
British Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal on Monday to prop up her minority government by agreeing to 1 billion pounds($1.3 billion) in extra funding for Northern Ireland in return for the support of the province's biggest Protestant party.
Japanese airbag maker Takata files for bankruptcy, gets U.S. sponsor
Japan's Takata Corp , the firm at the center of the auto industry's biggest ever product recall, filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Japan, and said it would be bought for $1.6 billion by U.S.-based rival Key Safety Systems.
Chinese Nobel rights activist Liu Xiaobo released on medical parole
Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winning rights activist Liu Xiaobo has been released from prison on medical parole and is being treated in hospital for late-stage liver cancer, his lawyer said on Monday.
U.S. top court to rule on last cases as talk about Kennedy swirls
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to issue the final rulings of its current term on Monday, including one on religious rights, amid talk that swing voter Justice Anthony Kennedy is considering retirement.
Italy bank deal lifts Europe shares, dollar on back foot
Shares rose in Europe on Monday, with Italian banks gaining after a deal to wind up two failed regional lenders, while the dollar and U.S. bond yields held close to recent lows as subdued inflation raised questions over the outlook for monetary policy.
New U.S. ambassador to China says North Korea a top priority
The new U.S. ambassador to China has said that stopping the threat posed by North Korea will be a top priority, along with resolving the U.S.-China trade imbalance, according to a video message to the Chinese people released on Monday.
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