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Mexico records 3,719 new coronavirus cases, 256 more deaths

Mexico records 3,719 new coronavirus cases, 256 more deaths

Published 01/09/2020

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s health ministry on Monday reported 3,719 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections and 256 additional fatalities, bringing the total in [more…]

In battleground Pennsylvania, Biden accuses Trump of stoking violence

In battleground Pennsylvania, Biden accuses Trump of stoking violence

Published 31/08/2020

PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Monday called for rioters and looters to be prosecuted, and slammed President Donald Trump for stoking [more…]

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate begins late-stage U.S. study

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate begins late-stage U.S. study

Published 31/08/2020

(Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc said on Monday it has begun enrolling adults for a U.S.-funded, 30,000-subject late-stage study of its high profile COVID-19 vaccine candidate. [more…]

Trump pushes to keep tax returns from NY prosecutor, eyes possible Supreme Court appeal

Trump pushes to keep tax returns from NY prosecutor, eyes possible Supreme Court appeal

Published 31/08/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday urged a federal appeals court not to let Manhattan’s top prosecutor have his tax returns, saying [more…]

Spain reports more than 23,000 new COVID-19 cases since Friday

Spain reports more than 23,000 new COVID-19 cases since Friday

Published 31/08/2020

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain has registered more than 23,000 new COVID-19 cases since Friday, health emergency chief Fernando Simon told a news conference on Monday, [more…]

Opening up without control of COVID-19 is recipe for disaster, says WHO

Opening up without control of COVID-19 is recipe for disaster, says WHO

Published 31/08/2020

GENEVA (Reuters) - Countries with significant active spread of coronavirus must prevent amplifying events, as opening up without the virus being under control would be [more…]

Firefighters make headway against lightning-sparked California wildfires

Firefighters make headway against lightning-sparked California wildfires

Published 31/08/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California fire officials on Sunday reported significant headway battling the two largest of dozens of lightning-sparked blazes raging in and around [more…]

Payment holiday parachute might COVID-proof government bonds, top fund says

Payment holiday parachute might COVID-proof government bonds, top fund says

Published 26/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The option of a one-time payment holiday during times of intense crisis might enable countries to pandemic-proof their bonds, a prominent debt [more…]

Factbox: Quotes from court hearings for New Zealand mosque shooter

Factbox: Quotes from court hearings for New Zealand mosque shooter

Published 25/08/2020

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The gunman who killed 51 Muslim worshippers in New Zealand’s worst mass shooting faces a life prison term, possibly without parole, with [more…]

Haley fuels 2024 presidential speculation with Republican convention speech

Haley fuels 2024 presidential speculation with Republican convention speech

Published 25/08/2020

(Reuters) - Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley may have fired up speculation about a 2024 presidential bid on Monday, delivering a speech at the Republican [more…]