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News: Senate Republicans block voting rights bill for fourth time in 2021

Judy Woodruff:

Officials also say a federal ordinance will be issued in the next few days to vaccinate large private companies.

The US military warned today that China’s nuclear forces are growing much faster than expected. The Pentagon report says Beijing may have 1,000 nuclear warheads by 2030. The US has about 3,750. General Mark Milli, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said he does not expect China to use its growing power against Taiwan. at least for the next two years.

Another Pentagon review concluded that no one should be punished for a US drone strike that mistakenly killed 10 Afghan civilians. This comes amid a chaotic US withdrawal in August, days after an Islamic State bomber killed 13 American troops and 169 Afghans. The review mentions communication disruptions and targeting, but does not mention misconduct or negligence.

The UN Human Rights Office accuses the Ethiopian government and Tigrayan rebels of extreme brutality in their civil war. Thousands of people have been killed and injured in Tigray province since the outbreak of hostilities a year ago. Witnesses spoke of famine and mass expulsions. The government joined the investigation and prohibited investigators from visiting some of the hardest hit areas.

Back in this country, the Federal Reserve will begin to loosen economic stimulus during the pandemic. Today’s announcement was made in response to continued increases in food, fuel and other commodity prices. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell admitted today that the problem is likely to persist next year.

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