Bank of England set to announce new governor
20 December 2019 | 2:49 pm
The selection of Andrew Bailey is expected to be confirmed by the treasury on Friday. The 60-year-old will become the 121st governor and will take over from Mark Carney, who leaves the prestigious post on January 31.
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Salima Mazari, a female district governor in male-dominated Afghanistan, is on a mission: recruiting men to fight the Taliban. Life has changed little in many areas the insurgents have captured, but in Charkint, the ruggedly remote district of mountains and valleys that Mazari governs, about an hour south of Mazar-i-Sharif in Balkh province, the stakes are higher.
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Olympic athlete and transgender reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner meets with California voters two weeks before the election against incumbent Democrat Gavin Newsom. "I love a good fight", says the Republican candidate who promises to "lower taxes, less regulations, build a pro-business environment".
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"Even the morning after, we’re still uncovering the true depth of the loss," New York Governor Kathy Hochul says during a news conference a day after remnants of Hurricane Ida slammed New York City.
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At least four were killed in the attack on the governor's convoy. Both he and the environment minister, who was also in the vehicle, survived.
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A charge has been filed against New York's former Governor Andrew Cuomo. The disgraced politician stepped down after facing allegations of serial sexual harassment.
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In a major setback for US President Joe Biden's Democratic Party, Glenn Youngkin is poised to become the first Republican to win statewide office in Virginia since 2009.
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Governor Andy Beshear said there could be 80 or more people dead, as many people remain missing after a series of severe storms ripped through the state over the weekend. Thousands remain without heat or water.
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A district attorney said criminal charges would not be pressed against Andrew Cuomo — although investigations showed that the alleged conduct "did occur."
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