The federal government should be able to launch the delivery of $1,400 checks almost immediately once Congress finalizes the new aid bill and President Biden signs it, experts say. Child tax credit proves a bigger challenge.
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Asian stocks set to firm on global recovery prospects
Asian stocks were set for a strong open on Tuesday, helped mostly by global recovery prospects and the passage of a $1.9 U.S. trillion stimulus bill, shaking off a mixed Wall Street session after a big downturn in tech shares.
U.S. says visa applicants denied due to Trump 'Muslim ban' can reapply
Most U.S. visa applicants who were denied because of former President Donald Trump's travel ban on 13 mostly Muslim-majority and African countries can seek new decisions or submit new applications, the State Department said on Monday.
Judge rules against U.S., grants bail to Oath Keeper charged in Capitol riot
The U.S. Justice Department arrested another alleged associate of the anti-government Oath Keepers militia on charges he took part in the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol, 6, and a judge granted him bail on Monday, rejecting government requests to keep him detained.
Jury selected in U.S. drug trial involving Honduran president
A jury was selected on Monday in a criminal case against a Honduran man who prosecutors say smuggled drugs into the United States with the help of President Juan Orlando Hernandez and other high-ranking officials.
U.S. 'alarmed' by frequency of attacks on Saudi after Houthis target oil heartland
The United States on Monday expressed alarm at "genuine security threats" to Saudi Arabia from Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis and elsewhere in the region after attacks on the heart of the Saudi oil industry, and it would look at improving support for Saudi defences.
NASA-SpaceX launch of next International Space Station crew pushed to April 22
The next launch window for a NASA crew to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX rocketship has been pushed back by at least another two days, to no earlier than April 22, the space agency said.
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