The Fed will scale back its holdings by $10 billion in October and raise that amount gradually in the months to come. After the 2008 financial crisis and ensuing recession, the Fed took the unprecedented step of beefing up its holdings of government bonds and mortgage-related securities from $900 billion to $4.5 trillion in an effort to turn the economy around.
Puerto Rico's emergency management director Abner Gomez, said: "The information we have received is not encouraging. It's a system that has destroyed everything it has had in its path."
In his U.N. speech, Hassan Rouhani vowed Iran would not be the first to walk away from the 2015 nuclear deal.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski is trailed by the media. (Bloomberg)
Sen. Lisa Murkowski is trailed by the media. (Bloomberg)
Another effort to replace the Affordable Care Act is underway, and in Washington this year, that means one thing: Sen. Lisa Murkowski is at the center of it all — under the glare of the national spotlight and squarely on the minds of White House officials and Senate Republican leaders who are strenuously seeking her support.
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In harrowing scenes that horrified Mexicans, rescuers pulled the bodies of dozens of children from the ruins of the elementary school.
The practice has rankled some employees and outside critics, who note that the EPA’s criminal enforcement efforts already are understaffed and that the Trump administration has proposed further cuts to the division.
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The iron-jawed boxer who brawled his way to the world middleweight championship in 1949 had his tempestuous life portrayed in an Oscar-winning performance by Robert De Niro in the film “Raging Bull.”
The Republican National Committee said the money came from a pool stockpiled for election recounts and other legal matters.
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