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‘Strong’ case for further rate hikes: Fed’s Powell

WASHINGTON: Historically low unemployment and signs of rising inflation mean there is a "strong" case for continued, steady interest rate hikes, US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday (Jun 20). The Fed this month adopted its seventh rate hike since 2015 and forecast an ......

Ex-Watford chairman banned indefinitely from English football

REUTERS: Former Watford chairman Raffaele Riva has been banned from English football indefinitely after he admitted to breaching regulations over submitting a forged letter to the English Football League (EFL) in 2014. An EFL disciplinary commission said the funding letter submitted during the ......

U.S. Unveils New Facility for “De Facto Embassy” in Taiwan

With the world’s eyes focused on Singapore—where U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held a landmark summit this week—the U.S. quietly unveiled a new $255 million representative office for the American Institute in Taipei. The AIT has since the 1979 severing of ...

Italy prosecutors make arrests over new Roma soccer stadium

ROME: Luca Lanzalone, chairman of Italian utility Acea, was put under house arrest on Wednesday in an inquiry into the construction of a long-delayed new soccer stadium for AS Roma. Six people had been detained and three others, including Lanzalone, placed under house arrest on charges of bribery ....