The S&P 500 fell to its lowest level in almost two years on Tuesday on worries about super aggressive Federal Reserve policy tightening, trading under its June trough and leaving investors appraising how much further stocks would have to fall before stabilizing.
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An ally of President Vladimir Putin issued a stark new nuclear warning to Ukraine and the West on Tuesday as Russia began releasing results of referendums it bills as a prelude to it annexing four Ukrainian regions.
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Hurricane Ian barreled north from Cuba on Tuesday, after forcing evacuations on the island, cutting power to more than 1 million people and flattening homes on its way to Florida, where residents prepared feverishly for the arrival of the massive storm.
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U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday voiced qualified support for a Senate bill to clarify Congress' role in certifying presidential election results, calling it the only chance to prevent any future chaos like the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol assault.
- Border-crossing asylum-seekers hit six-year high in CanadaAmericas ·
September 27, 2022 · 3:37 PM UTC
The number of asylum-seekers entering Canada between formal border crossings has surged to the highest point since the government started tracking them in 2017, as dropped pandemic restrictions enable more travel and conflict and catastrophe displace people in many parts of the world.