Asia shares set to follow Wall Street’s modest gains after Fed maintains stance

Asia shares set to follow Wall Street’s modest gains after Fed maintains stance
(Reuters) - Asian equities are poised to track Wall Street’s cautious gains on Thursday after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting reiterated its commitment to keep interest rates low until the U.S. economy makes a more secure recovery.FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective masks, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, are reflected on a screen… Read More

Asia shares set to follow Wall Street’s modest gains after Fed maintains stance

Asia shares set to follow Wall Street’s modest gains after Fed maintains stance
(Reuters) - Asian equities are poised to track Wall Street’s cautious gains on Thursday after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting reiterated its commitment to keep interest rates low until the U.S. economy makes a more secure recovery.FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective masks, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, are reflected on a screen… Read More

Biden plans to crack down on ‘ghost guns’ with action on Thursday

Biden plans to crack down on ‘ghost guns’ with action on Thursday
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -President Joe Biden on Thursday will unveil his administration’s first steps to curb gun violence, including a plan to reduce the proliferation of “ghost guns,” after a slew of mass shootings that have put pressure on him to act.FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden visits a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination site at Virginia… Read More

U.S. delivering about 3 million COVID-19 vaccines per day, up 8%: CDC director

U.S. delivering about 3 million COVID-19 vaccines per day, up 8%: CDC director
FILE PHOTO: People wait in a line stretching around the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on midtown Manhattan's west side, to receive a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at the site which has been converted into a mass vaccination center in New York City, New York, U.S., March 2, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File PhotoWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The… Read More

UPDATE 1-Russia fines U.S. broadcaster RFE/RL for flouting foreign agent legislation

UPDATE 1-Russia fines U.S. broadcaster RFE/RL for flouting foreign agent legislation
(Adds background, quote)MOSCOW, April 7 (Reuters) - A Russian court fined Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty $70,000 on Wednesday for flouting its foreign agent legislation, the latest move in what the U.S. broadcaster says is a targeted campaign against it.The U.S. outlet, which has a bureau in Moscow, has been fined $1 million this year for… Read More

Mozambique seeks targeted foreign support to help tackle insurgency: president

Mozambique seeks targeted foreign support to help tackle insurgency: president
FILE PHOTO: Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi speaks with the press in Mozambique, October, 15, 2019. REUTERS/Grant Lee NeuenburgJOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Mozambique has told the international community what support it needs to deal with an Islamic State-linked insurgency, but for reasons of sovereignty it will tackle some aspects of the problem unassisted, its president said on… Read More