Cathay Pacific cuts 8,500 jobs, shutters regional airline
Cathay Pacific cuts 8,500 jobs, shutters regional airline

Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific Airways will cut 8,500 jobs and shut its regional airline as it grapples with the plunge in air travel due to the pandemic

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UK to infect healthy volunteers in vaccine research trial
UK to infect healthy volunteers in vaccine research trial

U.K. researchers are preparing to infect healthy young volunteers with the new coronavirus to study the disease in hopes of speeding up development of a vaccine

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Asian shares rise after Wall Street gains on solid earnings
Asian shares rise after Wall Street gains on solid earnings

Asian shares are mostly higher, cheered by gains on Wall Street as investors welcomed a batch of solid earnings reports from U.S. companies

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UK to infect healthy volunteers in vaccine research trial
UK to infect healthy volunteers in vaccine research trial

U.K. researchers are preparing to infect healthy young volunteers with the new coronavirus to study the disease in hopes of speeding up development of a vaccine

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Deadline looms as differences narrow on COVID relief aid
Deadline looms as differences narrow on COVID relief aid

It’s deadline day for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on COVID-19 relief, with the contours of a potential deal taking shape behind the scenes even as President Donald Trump’s GOP allies are recoiling at the administration’s tolerance for a $2 trillion package

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UK to infect healthy volunteers in vaccine research trial
UK to infect healthy volunteers in vaccine research trial

U.K. researchers are preparing to infect healthy young volunteers with the new coronavirus to study the disease in hopes of speeding up development of a vaccine

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's falsehoods on virus, taxes and Bidens
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's falsehoods on virus, taxes and Bidens

President Donald Trump's weekend of tweeting and rallying puts him back in familiar form as the campaign steams ahead after COVID-19 sidelined him

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39 Chinese are Thailand's 1st foreign tourists in 7 months
39 Chinese are Thailand's 1st foreign tourists in 7 months

Thailand’s tourist industry has welcomed its first tourists since regular travelers were banned from entering almost seven months ago

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An electric Hummer? Battery-powered trucks head to showrooms
An electric Hummer? Battery-powered trucks head to showrooms

Seven auto companies have plans to roll out new battery-powered pickup trucks over the next two years, aiming to cash in on a popular and lucrative market for expensive vehicles

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How Trump plowed through $1 billion, losing cash advantage
How Trump plowed through $1 billion, losing cash advantage

President Donald Trump’s sprawling political operation raised well over $1 billion since he took the White House in 2017 — and set a lot of it on fire

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From Detroit to Oakland, pandemic threatens urban renewal
From Detroit to Oakland, pandemic threatens urban renewal

As office workers continue to stay home during the pandemic, cities that were in the middle of bustling downtown comebacks are feeling a lot of uncertainty

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Asia Today: Philippines allows foreign travel to resume
Asia Today: Philippines allows foreign travel to resume

The Philippines has lifted a ban on non-essential foreign trips by Filipinos, but the immigration bureau didn't immediately see many departures

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Trump environmental rollback spurs mining near Okefenokee
Trump environmental rollback spurs mining near Okefenokee

A mining company's plan to dig outside the federal wildlife refuge in the Okefenokee Swamp is taking a big step forward because of the Trump administration's rollback of environmental rules

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