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Treasury yields hit pandemic highs, dropping the Dow 543 points. list-style: disc; padding: 5px 0; article ul li To begin a short week of trading, US markets fell Tuesday as bond yields rose to pandemic-era highs. After markets were closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 543.34 points, or 1.51%, while the S&P 500 fell 1.84 percent and the Nasdaq Composite fell 2.6 percent. To begin a short week of trading, US markets fell Tuesday as bond yields rose to pandemic-era highs. After markets were closed Monday in observance of Martin…

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The United States has signaled a desire to resume stalled nuclear talks with North Korea by appointing a special envoy, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday. “The appointment of a special envoy to North Korea by the United States is tantamount to asking North Korea to resume dialogue,” Moon said at a briefing with leaders of South Korea’s main political parties, following his trip to the United States last week. During Moon’s visit, which lasted from May 19 to Sunday, U.S. President Joe Biden appointed career diplomat Sung Kim, currently ambassador to Indonesia, as special envoy to North Korea.…

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America’s president remembers half a million Corona dead with a dignified memorial service. He gives the citizens of his country hope for better days. The flag over the White House flies at half-mast in the cold winter air, and hundreds of candles on the south side of the building commemorate the countless Corona deaths in the United States. President Joe Biden, First Lady Jill Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Douglas Emhoff bow to the victims. With heads bowed, they observe a moment of silence on the South Side of the White House, hands folded as if in…

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Several crises will define Biden’s term as U.S. president. On his very first day in office, he wants to pass dozens of measures – and reverse Trump’s executive orders. U.S. President-elect Joe Biden plans to issue dozens of executive orders in his first ten days in office to put the U.S. on a new course after Donald Trump’s term. Biden’s team on Saturday circulated an internal letter from incoming White House Chief of Staff Ronald Klain that shows Biden wants to reverse Trump’s entry ban on citizens from several predominantly Muslim countries and lead the U.S. back into the Paris…

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