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New Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar pledges to heal divided nation and economy

New Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar pledges to heal divided nation and economy

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Longtime reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim was sworn in as Malaysia’s prime minister on Thursday and pledged to heal a racially divided nation, fight corruption and revive an economy struggling with the rising cost of living. His rise to the top was a victory for political reformers who have been locked …

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Exclusive: As Divided Congress Ratings Rise, Yellen Warns of Need to Lift Debt Ceiling

Exclusive: As Divided Congress Ratings Rise, Yellen Warns of Need to Lift Debt Ceiling

By David Lawder NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) – As the odds of a U.S. Congress split increase, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has warned lawmakers’ failure to raise the U.S. debt statutory ceiling poses a “huge threat” for the US credit rating and the functioning of US financial markets. . Yellen told Reuters in an interview …

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