President Biden plans to withdraw the remaining 2,500 U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021, 20 years to the day after the al Qaeda attacks that triggered America's longest war, officials said.
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Shares in Japan's Toshiba Corp surged on Wednesday, propelled higher by reports of more plans of bids for the conglomerate and expectations that its embattled chief executive would soon resign.
Biden vows to keep pushing for 'significant change' for Black Americans
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday underscored his determination to address concerns about policing, prisons and massive economic disparities faced by Black Americans, saying every agency of his government was focused on those challenges.
New York lawmakers threaten Biden's infrastructure tax hikes without local tax break
Seventeen New York state Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday said they will not support proposed tax increases to pay for President Joe Biden's infrastructure plan unless it also rolls back a 2017 tax change that hurt high earners in some states.
Tech stocks push S&P 500 to record close, buoy Nasdaq
The S&P 500 closed at another record high on Tuesday and the Nasdaq composite index jumped, as investors shook off concerns about the halt in Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine rollout and strong U.S. inflation.
Ford, GM among Michigan companies opposing Republican-backed voting limits
The top executives of more than three dozen Michigan-based companies, including General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co, on Tuesday issued a joint statement opposing Republican-backed legislation to restrict voting.
Mexico's Televisa says to merge content with Univision in new media company
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -Grupo Televisa, Mexico's largest broadcaster, will combine content with U.S. broadcaster Univision for the creation of a new Spanish-language media company with plans to launch a global streaming platform, Televisa said on Tuesday.
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