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 2020-08-04 19:59 

Reuters

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White House, Congress head toward new round of COVID-19 talks as pressure grows...

Negotiations between congressional Democrats and the White House on a new round of coronavirus relief have begun to move in the right direction, though the two sides remain far apart, the U.S. Senate's top Democrat said on Tuesday....

 2020-08-04 19:58 

Reuters

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Massive blast sends seismic shock across Beirut, causing thousands of casualties...

A huge explosion in a port warehouse district near the centre of Beirut killed more than 25 people, injured over 2,500 others and sent shockwaves across the Lebanese capital on Tuesday, shattering windows and causing apartment balconies to collapse....

 2020-08-04 19:58 

Reuters

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Death toll in Beirut blast rises to more than 50, says Lebanese health minister...

The death toll from a massive explosion in Beirut on Tuesday has risen to more than 50 killed and over 2,700 injured, Lebanon's health minister said in televised remarks....

 2020-08-04 19:54 

Reuters

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Egypt says withdrawing from latest dam talks for internal consultations -statement...

Egypt has decided to withdraw from the latest round of tripartite negotiations with Ethiopia over its multi-billion dollar dam on the Blue Nile for internal consultations, its irrigation ministry said in a statement late on Tuesday....

 2020-08-04 19:53 

UPI

Watch: Colorado woman finds snake inside toilet bowl...

A Colorado woman said she was "terrified" when she looked into her toilet and saw something shocking -- a snake coming up from the drain....

 2020-08-04 19:50 

Reuters

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EMERGING MARKETS-Argentine bonds rally on debt deal; Brazil's real outperforms Latam FX...

term rally an opportunity to pare back on Argpeso-Citi * Brazil's largest lender Itau Unibanco falls after weakresults * Ecopetrol rises on narrowly avoiding loss in Q2 (Updates prices) By Ambar Warrick and Susan Mathew Aug 4 (Reuters) - Brazil's ...

 2020-08-04 19:50 

Reuters

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Death toll in Beirut blast rises to more than 50, says Lebanese health minister...

The death toll from a massive explosion in Beirut on Tuesday has risen to more than 50 killed and over 2,700 injured, Lebanon's health minister said in televised remarks....

 2020-08-04 19:50 

Reuters

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Man City sign Valencia winger Torres on five-year deal...

Manchester City have signed Spanish winger Ferran Torres from Valencia with the 20-year-old putting pen to paper on a five-year deal, the Premier League club announced on Tuesday....

 2020-08-04 19:49 

UPI

Air Force will allow women to wear pants with mess dress uniform...

The Air Force announced Thursday that it will now allow women to wear pants with their mess dress uniform....

 2020-08-04 19:47 

Reuters

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LIVESTOCK-Cattle futures snap winning streak on profit taking...

U.S. live cattle futures weakened on Tuesday, snapping a five-session streak of gains, as traders took some risk off the table....

 2020-08-04 19:45 

UPI

Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller steps down, becomes Apple fellow...

Apple said Tuesday that longtime marketing chief Phil Schiller will step down from his role and become an Apple fellow....

 2020-08-04 19:44 

AP

Virus hits Syria's national soccer team amid COVID-19 surge...

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — At least four players and three staff members on Syria's national soccer team have tested positive for coronavirus and are in isolation, a Syrian official said Tuesday.......

 2020-08-04 19:43 

Reuters

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Virgin Atlantic Airways seeks bankruptcy protection under Chapter 15...

Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd is seeking protection from creditors under Chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, according to a court filing made in the southern district of New York on Tuesday....

 2020-08-04 19:42 

AP

Trump's national security adviser recovers from COVID-19...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser, who tested positive for the coronavirus, returned to work Tuesday after recovering from a mild case of COVID-19, the White......

 2020-08-04 19:41 

Reuters

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Baseball-Field of Dreams game falls victim to COVID-19 pandemic...

Major League Baseball's...

 2020-08-04 19:41 

AP

Indiana's COVID-19 deaths near 3,000 with 14 more deaths...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Fourteen more Indiana residents have died from COVID-19, bringing the state's pandemic death toll to nearly 3,000 since its first death was recorded in mid-March, state health......

 2020-08-04 19:41 

Reuters

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American Airlines, union reach deal to limit involuntary furloughs...

American Airlines Co and the Allied Pilots Association have reached an agreement on voluntary options for pilots to help reduce involuntary furloughs, the airline said in a memo Tuesday....

 2020-08-04 19:40 

Reuters

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Italy's Atlantia says hits 'concrete difficulties' in talks on Autostrade split...

Italy's Atlantia said on Tuesday it had encountered...

 2020-08-04 19:36 

UPI

Researchers teaching robots to write a stage play in Czech Republic...

A team of artificial intelligence researchers are teaming with theater professionals in the Czech Republic to create the world's first play written entirely by "robots."...

 2020-08-04 19:35 

AP

Arkansas reports 784 new coronavirus cases, 15 more deaths...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas on Tuesday reported 784 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus, and 15 more people in the state have died from the illness caused by the virus.The......

 2020-08-04 19:35 

Reuters

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Israel offers aid to Lebanon after blast, Israeli ministers say...

Israel has offered humanitarian assistance to Lebanon after a massive explosion rocked its capital Beirut on Tuesday, Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz said....

 2020-08-04 19:33 

Reuters

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State attorneys general urge U.S. to increase supply, lower price of Gilead COVID-19 drug...

A bipartisan group of state attorneys general on Tuesday urged the U.S. government to allow other companies to make Gilead Sciences' COVID-19 treatment, remdesivir, to increase its availability and lower the price of the antiviral drug....

 2020-08-04 19:32 

Reuters

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Lebanon PM says those responsible for Beirut explosion will pay the price...

Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab said that those responsible for an explosion at a...

 2020-08-04 19:30 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Rahm expects back-and-forth battle for No. 1 spot...

Jon Rahm's reign as world number one lasted just two weeks but the Spaniard said he expected turnover at the top to be the norm going forward with nobody dominating the sport right now....

 2020-08-04 19:30 

Reuters

[ UK ]

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ strengthens as commodity investors bet on U.S. stimulus...

The Canadian dollar rose to afive-day high against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday as theprospect of more U.S. economic stimulus boosted oil prices anddata showed expansion in Canada's manufacturing sector for thefirst time in five months. The loonie ...

 2020-08-04 19:28 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Tennis-Nadal to skip U.S. Open due to COVID-19 concerns, entries announced...

World number two Rafa Nadal confirmed on Tuesday that he will not defend his U.S. Open crown this year at Flushing Meadows as organisers released the singles entry list for the Grand Slam....

 2020-08-04 19:25 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Italy's Atlantia says hits 'concrete difficulties' in talks on Autostrade split...

Italy's Atlantia said on Tuesday it had encountered...

 2020-08-04 19:25 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Virgin Atlantic Airways seeks bankruptcy protection under Chapter 15...

Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd is seeking protection from creditors under Chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, according to a court filing made in the southern district of New York on Tuesday....

 2020-08-04 19:23 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Gold soars past $2,000, gold up on stimulus hopes...

Gold surged past the $2,000 mark on Tuesday after Democrats and the White House appeared closer to agreement on new stimulus to help the coronavirus-hit economy while stocks on Wall Street traded mixed as investors awaited more aid from Washington....

 2020-08-04 19:23 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Ireland delays full reopening of bars again after COVID-19 rate doubles...

Ireland announced a new three-week delay on Tuesday to the full reopening of bars and nightclubs, and further restricted travel after a doubling of COVID-19 infections left the country in what the government described as a...

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