Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain. Photo by Lintao Zhang/Pool/Getty Images

The U.S. and the U.K. have tabled a motion to place Pakistan on a terrorist-financing watchlist kept by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a 37-member intergovernmental initiative that "sets global standards for fighting illicit finance," reports Reuters.

Why it matters: Pakistan fears that being put on the FATF watchlist will significantly harm its economy by raising barriers on foreign investments and borrowing in international debt markets. The Trump administration suspended about $2 billion in security aid to Pakistan in January, claiming the country has acted as a "safe haven" for terrorists.

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Murkowski says she'll vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

Sen. Lisa Murkowski. Photo: Alex Edelman/AFP via Getty Images

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) said Saturday that she'll vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday, despite her opposition to the process that's recently transpired.

The big picture: Murkowski's decision leaves Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) as the only Republican expected to vote against Barrett.

Post-debate poll finds Biden strong on every major issue

Joe Biden speaks Friday about "The Biden Plan to Beat COVID-19," at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

This is one of the bigger signs of trouble for President Trump that we've seen in a poll: Of the final debate's seven topics, Joe Biden won or tied on all seven when viewers in a massive Axios-SurveyMonkey sample were asked who they trusted more to handle the issue.

Why it matters: In a time of unprecedented colliding crises for the nation, the polling considered Biden to be vastly more competent.