Government finance

March 11, 2018 - 4:35 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — A vote by Israel's government to approve the immigration of thousands of Ethiopians did not occur Sunday, a government official said, casting doubt on an attempt to reunite hundreds of families split between the two countries. The families need the Cabinet to agree to fund the...
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March 11, 2018 - 3:17 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli government official says a last-ditch attempt to approve the reunification of hundreds of families split between Israel and Ethiopia has fallen through. The families are relying on the Cabinet to agree to fund the immigration of 8,000 Ethiopians before parliament votes...
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In this Feb. 6, 2018 photo, dawn breaks over the Capitol in Washington. Money’s not really the holdup in talks on a huge $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill that’s making its way through Capitol Hill. But battles over abortion, President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall _ and Trump’s threat to veto the entire bill over an expensive railway project sought by his most powerful Democratic rival are roiling negotiations on the massive measure. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 10, 2018 - 12:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Money's not really the holdup in talks on a huge $1.3 trillion spending bill that's making its way through Capitol Hill. It's battles over abortion and President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall that are roiling negotiations on the massive measure, not to mention that Trump...
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In this Feb. 6, 2018 photo, dawn breaks over the Capitol in Washington. Money’s not really the holdup in talks on a huge $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill that’s making its way through Capitol Hill. But battles over abortion, President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall _ and Trump’s threat to veto the entire bill over an expensive railway project sought by his most powerful Democratic rival are roiling negotiations on the massive measure. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 10, 2018 - 12:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Money's not really the holdup in talks on a huge $1.3 trillion spending bill that's making its way through Capitol Hill. It's battles over abortion and President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall that are roiling negotiations on the massive measure, not to mention that Trump...
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FILE- In this Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, photo, work continues on a new development in Fair Lawn, N.J. On Friday, March 9, the Labor Department reported that U.S. employers added 313,000 jobs in February, the most in any month since July 2016, and drawing hundreds of thousands of people into the job market. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
March 09, 2018 - 3:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers went on a hiring binge in February, adding 313,000 jobs, amid rising business confidence lifted by the Trump administration's tax cuts and a resilient global economy. The surprisingly robust hiring, reported by the Labor Department on Friday, was the strongest in 1½...
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In this Feb. 6, 2018 photo, dawn breaks over the Capitol in Washington. Money’s not really the holdup in talks on a huge $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill that’s making its way through Capitol Hill. But battles over abortion, President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall _ and Trump’s threat to veto the entire bill over an expensive railway project sought by his most powerful Democratic rival are roiling negotiations on the massive measure. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 09, 2018 - 1:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Money's not really the holdup in talks on a huge $1.3 trillion spending bill that's making its way through Capitol Hill. It's battles over abortion and President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall that are roiling negotiations on the massive measure, not to mention that Trump...
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FILE - This Oct. 8, 2014, file photo shows a Wall Street address carved in the side of a building, in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Friday, March 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 09, 2018 - 1:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising sharply Friday following strong jobs figures, while investor concerns about inflation eased as wage growth slowed down slightly. Technology companies are climbing and banks are rising in tandem with interest rates. Industrial companies are rallying as well...
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March 09, 2018 - 6:49 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say they will hold an auction of 12-month treasury bills next week, the country's latest step toward its ambition of regaining full access to international bond markets later this year. Greece lost market access in 2010 but has maintained a link to markets...
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Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China speaks during a press conference held on the sidelines of the annual meeting of China's National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing, Friday, March 9, 2018. China’s central bank governor says the country can be bolder in opening its financial markets following steps to strengthen its regulatory system and encourage use of its currency abroad. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)
March 09, 2018 - 2:28 am
BEIJING (AP) — China can be bolder about opening its financial markets following steps to strengthen its regulatory system and encourage use of its currency abroad, the central bank governor said Friday. The comments by Zhou Xiaochuan, the most prominent Chinese figure in global financial markets,...
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2018 file photo, Republican Senate candidate Leah Vukmir, standing, asks a question of Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin during a luncheon on in Madison, Wis. Vukmir is one of two Republicans running in the primary for a chance to take on Baldwin in the fall. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File)
March 09, 2018 - 1:00 am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Sen. Tammy Baldwin was back home in Wisconsin, talking about guns, health care and other issues before a politically minded luncheon crowd, when one of her Republican challengers rose to confront her. Why, state Sen. Leah Vukmir wondered, had Baldwin voted against the GOP tax...
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