Companies including Apple, Amazon, Ford and Starbucks are opposing voting curbs that a number of states are considering implementing. Republicans across the U.S. are using Trump’s false claims of voter fraud to back state-level changes they say are needed to restore election integrity.
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U.S. Capitol Police probe finds widespread shortcomings ahead of deadly Jan. 6 assault
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A law enforcement internal probe of the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol found significant shortcomings within the police department charged with securing the complex and made dozens of recommendations for avoiding a repeat of the violence.
U.S. economy gaining momentum as consumers ditch the winter blues, Fed says
The U.S. economy picked up speed going into the spring on the back of growing confidence among consumers, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday, and Fed Chair Jerome Powell said it is on track for stronger growth and hiring in the coming months.
ABC News names Godwin as president
(Reuters) -CBS News executive Kimberly Godwin has been named president of Walt Disney Co's ABC News, the media company said on Wednesday, becoming the first Black woman to lead the news division of a major broadcast television network.
Wall Street ends mixed despite bumper big-bank earnings
Wall Street indexes closed mixed on Wednesday, with the Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500 falling despite another record intraday high for the latter and big banks' stellar results on the first day of earnings season.
Russia, Ukraine hold military drills, NATO criticises Russian troop build-up
Russia and Ukraine held simultaneous military drills on Wednesday as NATO foreign and defence ministers began emergency discussions on a massing of Russian troops near the Ukrainian border.
U.S. says indirect nuclear talks with Iran to resume on Thursday
The United States and Iran will reconvene indirect talks aimed at reviving the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal on Thursday in Vienna, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said.
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