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1 year 8 months 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....

5 years 6 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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