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Trump says federal government should again seek death penalty for Boston bomber Tsarnaev

Aug 02 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said Sunday that the federal government should again seek the death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

U.S. regulator gives banks more leeway to hire people with minor criminal records

Jul 24 2020

WASHINGTON A U.S. bank regulator approved a new rule on Friday that will make it easier for banks to hire individuals with minor criminal records, expanding the pool of potential candidates and leveling the playing field for aspiring bank workers.

U.S. banks given regulatory green light to safekeep cryptocurrencies

Jul 22 2020

WASHINGTON A leading U.S. banking regulator said on Wednesday that national banks may provide custody services for cryptocurrencies.

A tearful Kanye West launches presidential campaign with rambling rally

Jul 20 2020

WASHINGTON In his first rally for his last-minute presidential campaign, rapper Kanye West ranted against abortion and pornography, argued policy with attendees and at one point broke down in tears. | Video

A tearful Kanye West launches presidential campaign with rambling rally

Jul 19 2020

WASHINGTON, July 19 In his first rally for his last-minute presidential campaign, rapper Kanye West ranted against abortion, argued policy with attendees and at one point broke down in tears.

Treasury's Mnuchin open to blanket forgiveness for smaller business relief loans

Jul 17 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday policymakers should consider blanket forgiveness for all smaller businesses that received "Paycheck Protection Program" loans.

Asian markets look for fresh upswing after U.S. market dip

Jul 16 2020

Asian markets appear set to open with a firmer tone on Friday, shrugging off an overnight fall in U.S. stocks as the United States prepares to debate fresh economic stimulus to see the country through its coronavirus outbreak.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian markets look for fresh upswing after U.S. market dip

Jul 16 2020

July 17 Asian markets appear set to open with a firmer tone on Friday, shrugging off an overnight fall in U.S. stocks as the United States prepares to debate fresh economic stimulus to see the country through its coronavirus outbreak.

Asian markets look to continue upward run on vaccine hopes

Jul 15 2020

Asian shares look set to continue a march upwards as optimism over a coronavirus vaccine carry weight over the ongoing spread of the disease and simmering U.S.-China tensions.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian markets look to continue upward run on vaccine hopes

Jul 15 2020

July 16 Asian shares look set to continue a march upwards as optimism over a coronavirus vaccine carry weight over the ongoing spread of the disease and simmering U.S.-China tensions.

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