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Senate Sends House $2 Trillion Coronavirus Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate’s unanimous passage of an estimated $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief bill sent the unprecedented economic rescue legislation to the House of Representatives, whose leaders hope to pass it on Friday.

Former FBI Agent Levinson Dies in Iran Custody, Family Says

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei gestures as he delivers Friday prayers sermonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The family of Robert Levinson, the former FBI agent who disappeared in March 2007 after traveling to an island controlled by Iran, said on Wednesday it now believes Levinson died in Iranian custody, based on information from U.S. officials.

Pompeo Says China Still Withholding Coronavirus Information

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department in WashingtonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sharpened on Thursday his criticism of China's handling of a coronavirus pandemic, saying its ruling Communist Party was still denying the world information needed to prevent further cases.

Pompeo Strives to Salvage Stalled Afghanistan Peace Effort

Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani meets with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in KabulDOHA/KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sought on Monday to salvage a U.S.-led effort to bring peace to Afghanistan, meeting with Taliban officials at a Qatari military base after visiting Kabul to try to end a feud between Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his political foe.