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Biden to run for U.S. presidency again

Dublin, Ireland | Xinhua | Visiting U.S. President Joe Biden said he will run for the presidency again, the Irish national radio and television broadcaster RTE reported on Saturday. Before departing from Ireland at midnight Friday, Biden told reporters that he has made up his mind to run for a second term and …

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U.S. Embassy equips women with business skills

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The 5th cohort of the African Women’s Entrepreneurship (AWE) Program has successfully graduated 85 women entrepreneurs from Kampala, Lira, and Arua covering sectors of building, agriculture, education, health, and technology businesses and tourism courtesy of the US Embassy and SHONA. The U.S. Embassy Department of …

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Lavrov, Blinken discuss detained U.S. reporter over phone

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday called Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov over Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich, who has been detained in Russia on espionage charges. During the phone conversation, Lavrov underscored the need to respect the decision of Russian authorities made under …

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Why two U.S. banks failed fast

The collapse of SVB and Signature Bank shows that the crisis in the U.S. banking sector is not over yet COMMENT | Vidhura S. Tennekoon | Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank failed with enormous speed, so quickly that they could be textbook cases of classic bank runs, in which too many …

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U.S. dollar skids amid declining Treasury yields, weak data

New York, USA | Xinhua | The U.S. dollar fell broadly against its major rivals in late trading on Friday. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, dropped 0.67 percent to 103.7153. In late New York trading, the euro rose to 1.0682 U.S. dollars from 1.0611 dollars in …

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