Joe Biden scored decisive primary victories in Michigan and three other states, taking a big step toward the Democratic Party's presidential nomination and casting doubt on the future of rival Bernie Sanders' fading White House bid.
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Afghan government to release Taliban prisoners as U.N. backs push to end war
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is preparing to release 1,500 Taliban prisoners in coming days, according to a decree viewed by Reuters on Tuesday, as the United Nations backed a U.S.-led push to end Afghanistan's 18-year war.
Bank of England cuts rates to 0.25% in shock move over coronavirus
The Bank of England unexpectedly cut interest rates by half a percentage point to 0.25% on Wednesday in a move to bolster Britain's economy against disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
With sadness but no ceremony, Japan marks disaster anniversary
Japan marked the somber nine-year anniversary of devastating natural disasters and a nuclear accident on Wednesday as official commemorations and vigils were canceled because of fears over the spread of the coronavirus.
In setback for Trump, court says House panel can get Russia report material
A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday dealt a setback to President Donald Trump's administration, ruling that the Justice Department must provide a Democratic-led congressional panel grand jury material redacted from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election.
U.S. heavy equipment makers, hurt by tariffs, vow to make them top election theme
America’s heavy equipment makers aim to make tariffs an election year issue after losing market share to imports of foreign goods as a result of the levies on inputs imposed by the Trump administration.
Putin approves changes allowing him to stay in power until 2036
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday opened the door to constitutional changes that would allow him to remain in power until 2036, but said he favored term limits once the country became politically "mature".
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