UK announces new plan to help workers hit by pandemic

Britain’s treasury chief has announced a new income support program for workers hurt by the coronavirus pandemic as the government races to prevent widespread layoffs when earlier employer subsidies end next month

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Tiny Rubik's Cube goes on sale in Japan for anniversary

A tiny but playable Rubik’s Cube, so little it fits on your fingertip, has gone on sale in Japan for 198,000 yen, or about $1,900, for delivery starting in December

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Asia Today: China to let in more foreigners as virus recedes

Foreigners holding certain types of visas and residence permits will be permitted to return to China starting next week as the threat of coronavirus continues to recede

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Fraud, backlogs disrupt US unemployment benefit payments

Many American workers applying for unemployment benefits after being thrown out of a job by the coronavirus face a new complication: States’ efforts to prevent fraud have delayed or disrupted their payments

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Evel Knievel's son suing Disney over 'Toy Story 4' character

Evel Knievel’s son is on a collision course with the Walt Disney Co. and Pixar over a movie daredevil character named Duke Caboom

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EU leader Michel lashes out at Britain over post-Brexit plan

European Union leader Charles Michel has used the virtual pulpit of the U.N. General Assembly to lash out at Britain for its threats to renege on parts of the withdrawal treaty it signed with the EU

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Trump's $200 prescription cards won't hit mailboxes just yet

If you’re on Medicare, don’t run to the mailbox just yet looking for a $200 prescription drug card courtesy of President Donald Trump

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California braces for power shutoffs and warm, windy weekend

Firefighters and officials at California’s largest utility company braced for hot, dry and windy weather in northern and central areas of the state this weekend that may fan the flames of several major wildfires or spark new ones

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California braces for power shutoffs and warm, windy weekend

Firefighters and officials at California’s largest utility company braced for hot, dry and windy weather in northern and central areas of the state this weekend that may fan the flames of several major wildfires or spark new ones

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China opens auto show under anti-disease controls

Ford, Nissan and BMW have unveiled new electric models for the Chinese market as the Beijing auto show opened under anti-virus controls that included holding news conferences by international video link

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Asia Today: Victoria health chief quits in quarantine probe

Australia’s Victoria state health minister has resigned in the fallout from an inquiry into why security guards were used instead of police or the military at quarantine hotels

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China opens auto show under anti-disease controls

Ford, Nissan and BMW have unveiled new electric models for the Chinese market as the Beijing auto show opened under anti-virus controls that included holding news conferences by international video link

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The Latest: India's daily cases continue to slow down

India has reported 85,362 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours with infections slowing down this month

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