Euro zone’s recovery fraught with risks, ECB’s Panetta says

© Reuters. Senior Deputy Governor of the Bank of Italy, Fabio Panetta is seen in his office ahead of his appointment to the European Central Bank’s executive committee FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The euro zone economy has weathered its pandemic-induced crisis as well as possible but the long term recovery remains under threat, European Central Bank […]

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BOJ’s Wakatabe says central banks must uphold strong commitment to price goal: Nikkei

© Reuters. Deputy Governor at the Bank of Japan, Masazumi Wakatabe, speaks at a European Financial Forum event in Dublin TOKYO (Reuters) – Central banks must uphold their strong commitment to achieve their price goals to address both upside and downside risks to inflation from the coronavirus pandemic, Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Masazumi Wakatabe […]

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Australia central bank urges ongoing government stimulus for economy

© Reuters. Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Deputy Governor Guy Debelle speaks at a panel of regulators in Sydney, Australia By Swati Pandey SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s economy will need “considerable” support for some time, Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Guy Debelle said on Tuesday, adding it would be a “problem” if the government […]

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UN says the world cannot return to ‘previous normal’ after coronavirus

The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told an international forum Friday that society cannot return the “previous normal” as he laid out socioeconomic responses amid the coronavirus pandemic. “We must keep in sight the gravity of the situation,” Mohammed said Friday, addressing the severity of the coronavirus globally. “A return to normality in some […]

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Spain to propose Economy Minister Calvino as Eurogroup chief

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Spain’s Deputy Prime Minister and Economic Affairs Minister Nadia Calvino attends a European Union finance ministers meeting 2/2 MADRID (Reuters) – Spain will propose its economy minister Nadia Calvino as a candidate to head the Eurogroup, the government said in a statement on Thursday, becoming the first country to formally […]

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Ex-prosecutor: Roger Stone treated differently due to Trump relationship

Aaron Zelinsky, a deputy to former special counsel Robert Mueller, testified before a congressional panel that the "highest levels" of the Justice Department politicized the sentencing of President Donald Trump’s longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone by pressuring the acting US attorney for the District of Columbia to ease up on his sentencing. #CNN #News

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Marathon hearing on juvenile intervention center leaves aldermen angry, confused

The Juvenile Intervention Support Center, 3900 S. California Ave. | Google Deputy Chief of Detectives Migdalia Bulnes said CPD already is working to make changes demanded by Inspector General Joe Ferguson’s scathing February audit. But another city department has decided to walk away. A $4.8 million-a-year city program that was supposed to divert young people […]

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Spain’s economy recovering as jobs numbers grow, minister says

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Spain’s Deputy Prime Minister and Economic Affairs Minister Nadia Calvino attends a European Union finance ministers meeting MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s economy has started to recover after the severe impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Economy Minister Nadia Calvino said on Wednesday, citing favourable employment indicators following the gradual easing of a […]

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Several MLB players and coaches have tested positive for COVID-19

MLB deputy commissioner Dan Halem says several positive COVID-19 tests among players and coaches is a primary reason the owners are adamant about finishing the regular season on Sept. 27. | John Raoux/AP The news of the positive tests, and fear of a second wave of the virus wiping out the postseason, MLB deputy commissioner […]

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Family seeks answers after deputy kills Missouri woman

The father of a Missouri woman who was fatally shot by a sheriff’s deputy during a weekend traffic stop says he doubts officials’ reports that she threatened to shoot the deputy By MARGARET STAFFORD Associated Press June 15, 2020, 4:00 PM 4 min read 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LIBERTY, […]

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Turkey must restore credibility to win foreign funds, ex-minister says

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister for the Economy Babacan answers question at a news conference during IMF spring meetings in Washington By Ece Toksabay and Orhan Coskun ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey must restore its economic credibility if it hopes to secure needed foreign funding and return to growth, said President Tayyip Erdogan’s […]

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Authorities: Suspect in ambush on California deputy is dead

A man suspected of ambushing and shooting a California sheriff’s deputy is dead Thursday after a shootout with police, authorities said. Three officers suffered non-life-threatening injuries Thursday afternoon, a day after the alleged ambush in Paso Robles. A spokesman for the San Luis Obispo sheriff confirmed the death of Mason James Lira, 26. The circumstances […]

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Gunman shoots at California police station, wounds deputy

A sheriff’s deputy has been wounded after someone opened fire on a police station in central California early Wednesday By The Associated Press June 10, 2020, 4:28 PM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PASO ROBLES, Calif. — A sheriff’s deputy was wounded Wednesday while responding to a […]

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Mexico to propose NAFTA renegotiator to lead WTO: sources

© Reuters. Mexico’s Deputy Foreign Minister for North America, Jesus Sead reacts during the delivery of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) deal, at the Senate building in Mexico City MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico is set to propose senior trade official Jesus Seade, who helped rework the North American Free Trade Agreement, as a candidate […]

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Deputy killed, 2 other officers shot in California ambush

Authorities say a Northern California sheriff’s deputy was killed and two other law enforcement officers were wounded when they were ambushed by a suspect By MARTHA MENDOZA Associated Press June 7, 2020, 4:59 AM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — A Northern California sheriff’s […]

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McCabe accuses Rosenstein of giving ‘false’ testimony on Comey memos

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe accused former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein of giving “false” testimony Wednesday about James Comey’s memos documenting his interactions with President Trump. During his appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Rosenstein suggested that McCabe should have shared details about former FBI Director Comey’s memos on his conversations with the […]

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Rosenstein denies he suggested wearing wire, invoking 25th Amendment against Trump

Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein adamantly denied Wednesday that he ever suggested wearing a wire to record President Trump or invoking the 25th Amendment to remove him from office. Rosenstein appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee as the first witness as part of the panel’s investigation into the origins of the Russia probe. CRUZ […]

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Rosenstein defends naming special counsel for Russia inquiry

Former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testifies at hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on June 03, 2020 in Washington, DC. The Republican-led panel is exploring issues raised with warrants issued in the FBI investigation, code named Crossfire Hurricane at the time, of Trump campaign officials in the 2016 presidential race. […]

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Rosenstein defends Russia probe in Senate testimony, faults FBI on FISA problems

Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defended his actions in the Russia probe during Senate testimony Wednesday — including his appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller — while suggesting the FBI should shoulder the blame over since-exposed misconduct related to Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrants. Rosenstein appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday as the […]

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Rod Rosenstein, Key Figure in Russia Investigation, Is to Testify Today

WASHINGTON — The former deputy attorney general Rod J. Rosenstein is expected to testify at 10 a.m. on Wednesday about his handling of the Trump-Russia investigation, as Republican allies of President Trump on the Senate Judiciary Committee seek to keep a skeptical spotlight on that matter heading into the fall’s election. Mr. Rosenstein was a […]

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Hungarian central bank deputy governor Nagy unexpectedly resigns

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A Hungarian central bank Deputy Governor Marton Nagy speaks in his office in Budapest By Gergely Szakacs BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungarian central bank Deputy Governor Marton Nagy unexpectedly resigned on Thursday, raising questions about the future direction of the bank’s monetary policy. The National Bank of Hungary (NBH) said Nagy, who […]

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Incoming Bank of Canada governor saw ‘stop-start’ recovery after lockdown

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Macklem takes part in a news conference in Ottawa 2/2 By Fergal Smith and Steve Scherer TORONTO/OTTAWA (Reuters) – Newly appointed Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem projected a halting economic recovery during an exclusive interview conducted before he was named, suggesting he will […]

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