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Cain withdraws from Fed consideration, citing lower pay, influence

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(Reuters) – Herman Cain, facing resistance from his own political party as U.S. President Donald Trump’s pick to fill a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, withdrew Monday from consideration for the post, citing what he said would be a decrease in influence and pay. FILE PHOTO: Former Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain gives the Read More

Herman Cain withdraws from consideration for Fed seat, Trump says

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(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that businessman and former presidential candidate Herman Cain withdrew from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board. FILE PHOTO: Former Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain gives the Tea Party Express response to U.S. President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address, at the National Read More

Ukraine election: TV star could uproot corrupt elites

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By Diana Magnay, Moscow correspondent, in Kiev Polls have opened in Ukraine as people there choose their next president in a run-off vote. Petro Poroshenko will have managed to pull off something pretty close to a miracle if he manages to beat his rival Volodymyr Zelenskiy. The latest opinion polls show Zelenskiy streaks ahead – Read More

Ukraine’s TV star turned politician could uproot corrupt elites

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By Diana Magnay, Moscow correspondent, in Kiev Petro Poroshenko will have managed to pull off something pretty close to a miracle if he manages to beat his rival Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Sunday’s presidential election run-off vote. The latest opinion polls show Zelenskiy streaks ahead – on 72% to Poroshenko’s 25%. At Friday’s election spectacular in Read More

Would a political Fed rescue the world?

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As a financial crisis spread across the globe in September of 2008, the U.S. Federal Reserve gathered in an emergency atmosphere as requests flooded in from other central banks for access to dollars. A Wall St. street sign is seen near the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., Read More

Regulators knew before crashes that 737 MAX trim control was confusing in some conditions: document

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – U.S. and European regulators knew at least two years before a Lion Air crash that the usual method for controlling the Boeing 737 MAX’s nose angle might not work in conditions similar to those in two recent disasters, a document shows. FILE PHOTO: A Boeing 737 MAX 8 takes off during a Read More

BBC director cries over 'mainstream' label, but news outlets should ask why they're not trusted

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A speech given by the head of the BBC pouting over the “abusive” term “mainstream media” misses the point entirely, media analyst Lionel told RT. Instead, he suggested, news outlets should ask why people no longer trust them. “The problem today, the metric for great journalism is not truth and verity and veracity and accuracy, Read More