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1 year 1 month ago

Moody's upgrades outlook for US government debt

WASHINGTON (AP) - Moody's Investors Service upgraded the outlook for U.S. government debt to 'Stable' from "Negative" and affirmed the United States' blue-chip Aaa rating. The rating agency cited a surprising drop in the federal deficit - the difference between what the government collects in taxes and what it spends....

4 years 11 months ago

Timing of missile defense announcement criticized

The Obama administration is coming under fire from members of Congress over its decision to make changes in missile defense plans. At a hearing today, lawmakers said they resented hearing about the decision in news reports before being briefed. A Pentagon official told the Senate hearing that the administration rushed...

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