WASHINGTON — In a rare moment of ethical controversy for the Federal Reserve, two top officials resigned Monday in the wake of revelations about their financial trading that exposed potential shortcomings in the Fed’s rules on investments ... Meanwhile, Robert Kaplan, the president of the Dallas Fed, said he would resign Oct ... Sen ... 8 ... Ask Amy ... Keeler.
In the shadow of towering grain silos that line the bank of the River Paraná, South America’s second-longest waterway, Lucas Krivenchuk stands watching workers rush to load a barge with soybeans. “Twelve barges had to leave today, but only six will make it out ... “It’s the first time that any have left in two months” ... Photograph ... totally raw materials ... .
Germany is expected to head for long and arduous coalition talks to form a new government amid the latest election impasse, local broadcaster n-tv reported on Monday ... "We will very quickly agree on the course of the talks with the other parties with whom we want to form a government," Scholz said in Berlin ... .
R&B singer R Kelly was found guilty by a jury of being the mastermind of a decades-long racketeering and sex trafficking operation that preyed on Black women and children ... As the judgment was announced, he remained still, his eyes downcast, according to The Guardian ... ALSO READ. CertifiedLover Boy ... EntertainmentTags. R ... Getty Images, The Guardian.
BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) --China's energy crisis is shaping up as the latest shock to global supply chains as factories in the world's biggest exporter are forced to conserve energy by curbing production ... Fabric makers in the province that are suffering production halts have started to hike prices and postpone taking new overseas orders, he said ... PHOTO.
NEW DELHI. The Taliban have banned hairdressers in Afghanistan's Helmand province from shaving or trimming beards, saying it breaches their interpretation of Islamic law, the BBC reported. Anyone violating the rule will be punished, the Taliban's religious police have said ... "No one has a right to complain," the notice, which was seen by the BBC, read.
China may be diving head first into a power supply shock that could hit Asia’s largest economy hard just as the Evergrande crisis sends shockwaves through its financial system. ...It’s coming first to the country’s mammoth manufacturing industries ... Premium Premium Social Democrats’ narrow win over Angela Merkel’s bloc .... 5 arrested for try .... .
ICC prosecutor seeks to resume Afghanistan probe to focus on alleged war crimes by Taliban and IS, but not US forces. ICC prosecutor seeks to resume Afghanistan war crimes probe with focus on Taliban and IS, but not US forces ... That probe was put on hold by the Afghan government, which said it was investigating the crimes itself ... .