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 2020-06-03 21:19 

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Dow ends up 2.1%, extending rally on recovery hopes...

NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks surged on Wednesday (Jun 3), again betting on an economic rebound in the United States following coronavirus ......

 2020-06-03 21:10 

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Anger and sadness as Londoners protest George Floyd killing...

LONDON: There was solidarity, sadness and anger in London on Wednesday (Jun 3) as thousands of mostly young people gathered to protest the death ......

 2020-06-03 21:02 

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Football: Eintracht thumping sends Bremen further into relegation mire...

BERLIN: Werder Bremen's fight against relegation from the Bundesliga faltered on Wednesday after a 3-0 home defeat by Eintracht Frankfurt that ......

 2020-06-03 21:00 

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Mercedes F1 boss backs Hamilton on racial injustice...

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has given six-times Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton his full backing for the passionate condemnation of racial ......

 2020-06-03 20:50 

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Protesters throw Molotov cocktails at Athens rally over George Floyd death...

ATHENS (AFP) - Protesters threw Molotov cocktails at Greek riot police who responded with tear gas at a rally in Athens on Wednesday (June 3) against racism and police violence galvanised by roiling demonstrations across the US.. Read more at straitstimes...

 2020-06-03 20:45 

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Uber signals recovery in rides as lockdown restrictions ease...

Uber Technologies Inc said on Wednesday trip requests were gradually picking up, but still remained significantly below prior year levels, as ......

 2020-06-03 20:44 

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Football: Ilsanker brace for Eintracht keeps Bremen in drop zone...

BREMEN, GERMANY (REUTERS) - Eintracht Frankfurt substitute Stefan Ilsanker scored twice in 10 minutes to complete a 3-0 win away to Werder Bremen, who stayed in the Bundesliga drop zone on Wednesday (June 3) as their dismal home record continued.. Read mo...

 2020-06-03 20:35 

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China-EU summit in Germany postponed due to coronavirus...

BERLIN (REUTERS) - A summit planned for September in Leipzig, Germany, between China and the European Union has been postponed because of the coronavirus, the German government said on Wednesday (June 3).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 20:30 

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German police identify 'murder' suspect in Madeleine McCann case...

BERLIN: Police revealed on Wednesday (Jun 3) they have identified a new suspect in the disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann in 2007, ......

 2020-06-03 20:28 

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Football: Portuguese league returns after coronavirus lockdown...

LISBON (AFP) - The Portuguese Primeira Liga became the second top European football league to return on Wednesday (June 3) following the coronavirus lockdown as Portimonense beat Gil Vicente.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 20:25 

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Amazon leases 12 aircraft to bolster air cargo fleet...

Amazon.com Inc said on Wednesday that it leased 12 Boeing 767-300 converted cargo aircraft from Air Transport Services Group, bringing its total ......

 2020-06-03 20:18 

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Confusion, long lines at some poll sites as eight US states vote during COVID-19...

WASHINGTON, DC: Confusion, complaints of missing mail-in ballots and long lines at some polling centres marred primary elections on Tuesday in ......

 2020-06-03 20:15 

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Norris drives an F3 car ahead of F1 return...

After COVID-19 lockdown and months of virtual racing, McLaren's Lando Norris has got behind the wheel for real by taking a Formula Three car for a ......

 2020-06-03 20:07 

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Trump without side effects after two-week course of anti-malaria drug...

WASHINGTON, DC: US President Donald Trump had no side effects from a two-week course of hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria drug that can cause ......

 2020-06-03 20:07 

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Coronavirus: New York governor allows outdoor dining in phase two, jabs at Trump Bible photo...

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - New York will allow outdoor dining during phase two of reopening, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday (June 3), with restaurants in seven of 10 regions given the green light beginning on Thursday.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2020-06-03 20:00 

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British business minister tested for Covid-19 after lawmakers return to parliament...

LONDON (REUTERS) - British business minister Alok Sharma has been tested for Covid-19 after feeling unwell in parliament on Wednesday (June 3), just a day after the government required hundreds of legislators to resume voting in person.. Read more at stra...

 2020-06-03 20:00 

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US HR executives see working from home as part of new normal: survey...

More than three out of four U.S. human resource executives think more employees will continue to work from home even after the threat of the novel ......

 2020-06-03 19:50 

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Delta will extend social distancing through Sept. 30...

Delta Air Lines Inc said on Wednesday it will extend social distancing measures on its flights through Sept. 30 and will block the selection of ......

 2020-06-03 19:40 

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US senators to announce sanctions bill on Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline...

Five U.S. senators are to announce legislation on Wednesday to expand sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2, a natural gas pipeline that would ......

 2020-06-03 19:29 

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Four cops charged over George Floyd death, one faces second-degree murder count...

MINNEAPOLIS (AFP) - The white Minneapolis police officer who kneeled on the neck of a black man who later died will now be charged with second-degree murder, and his three colleagues will also face charges, court documents revealed on Wednesday (June 3).....

 2020-06-03 19:22 

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Coronavirus: Trump emerged without side effects from two-week course of malaria drug, says doctor...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump had no side effects from a two-week course of hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria drug that can cause heart problems, after using it as a preventive measure against the coronavirus, his White House physicia...

 2020-06-03 19:05 

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France coronavirus death toll over 29,000, confirmed cases up...

PARIS: France's coronavirus death toll rose by 81 on Wednesday (Jun 3), or 0.3 per cent, to reach 29,021, the fifth-highest death toll in the ......

 2020-06-03 18:58 

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Coronavirus: Dutch protesters smash windows after anti-racism protest is cancelled...

ROTTERDAM (REUTERS) - Dutch riot police intervened to scatter small groups of protesters who smashed windows and threw furniture after authorities broke up an anti-racism demonstration for violating coronavirus social distancing rules.. Read more at strai...

 2020-06-03 18:53 

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Formula 1: Mercedes to wait on new Hamilton deal...

LONDON: Mercedes boss Toto Wolff will wait until the new season starts before discussing the renewal of a contract for six-time world champion ......

 2020-06-03 18:51 

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US indicts Pilgrim's Pride Corp CEO for alleged chicken price-fixing...

The chief executive of Pilgrim's Pride Corp, a major U.S. poultry company, was indicted along with three other current and former industry ......

 2020-06-03 18:48 

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British and German police seek information on new Madeleine McCann suspect...

LONDON (REUTERS) - British and German police said on Wednesday (June 3) they had a new suspect in the 2007 disappearance of three-year-old Madeleine McCann - appealing for information on a German man who is currently imprisoned in Germany on an unrelated ...

 2020-06-03 18:45 

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Drag racing set to return with fans in stands...

REUTERS: Drag Racing will return in mid-July with back-to-back events in Indianapolis with a limited number of fans in the stands, the NHRA ......

 2020-06-03 18:45 

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Virus-hit US state revenue could start slow recovery in third quarter: analysts...

U.S. state tax revenue, which plunged due to the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, could start to slowly recover this summer as long ......

 2020-06-03 18:41 

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Football: West Ham to play friendlies before Premier League restart, says Moyes...

LONDON (REUTERS) - West Ham United will play friendly matches as they look to get some match practice and regain fitness ahead of the Premier League's restart this month, manager David Moyes said on Wednesday (June 3).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 18:33 

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Magnitude 6.8 earthquake rocks northern Chile; minor damage, no casualties...

SANTIAGO (REUTERS) - A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck Chiles mineral-rich northern desert early on Wednesday (June 3), monitoring groups confirmed, though damage was minimal and mining companies told Reuters their operations had not been affected.. Read ...

 2020-06-03 18:30 

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WHO to resume hydroxychloroquine coronavirus trials...

GENEVA: The World Health Organization announced on Wednesday (Jun 3) that clinical trials of the drug hydroxychloroquine will resume as it ......

 2020-06-03 18:29 

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Formula One: Mercedes to wait on new Hamilton deal...

LONDON (AFP) - Mercedes boss Toto Wolff will wait until the new season starts before discussing the renewal of a contract for six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 18:24 

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Formula One: Mercedes blocked reverse grid 'gimmick', says Wolff...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Mercedes blocked a proposal to have reverse-grid qualifying races in Formula One because they felt it was a gimmick that could affect the championship outcome, team boss Toto Wolff said on Wednesday (June 3).. Read more at straitstimes....

 2020-06-03 18:20 

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Wolff contemplating his future as Mercedes F1 boss...

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff said on Wednesday he was weighing up his future role but felt he still had a lot to contribute to the Formula ......

 2020-06-03 18:20 

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New US restrictions on 33 Chinese firms and institutions take effect June 5...

The U.S Commerce Department said on Wednesday that new restrictions on 33 Chinese firms and institutions it announced last month will take effect ......

 2020-06-03 18:16 

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Trump administration selects five coronavirus vaccine candidates as finalists...

WASHINGTON, DC: The Trump administration has selected five companies as the most likely candidates to produce a vaccine for the novel coronavirus, ......

 2020-06-03 18:05 

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Snap removes Trump account from curated promotional section...

SAN FRANCISCO: Snapchat on Wednesday (Jun 3) stopped promoting posts by US President Donald Trump, saying they incite...

 2020-06-03 18:05 

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Citigroup chief compliance officer Mark Carawan retires...

Citigroup Inc said on Wednesday its chief compliance officer Mark Carawan is retiring after eight years at the firm, effective June 8....

 2020-06-03 18:02 

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Former police officer accused of killing George Floyd gets new lawyer...

REUTERS: The former Minneapolis police officer accused of killing George Floyd is being represented by a new lawyer in the racially charged case ......

 2020-06-03 18:02 

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Four cops charged in Floyd death, one with 2nd-degree murder...

MINNEAPOLIS: The white Minneapolis police officer who kneeled on the neck of a black man who later died will now be charged with second-degree ......

 2020-06-03 17:56 

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Motor racing: Toto Wolff contemplating his future as Mercedes F1 boss...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff said on Wednesday (June 3) he was weighing up his future role but felt he still had a lot to contribute to the Formula One world champions.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 17:49 

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Football: Newcastle fans angered by lack of refunds...

LONDON (AFP) - The Newcastle United Supporters' Trust (NUST) has accused the club of a...

 2020-06-03 17:39 

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Football: Newcastle fans angered by lack of refunds...

LONDON: The Newcastle United Supporters' Trust (NUST) has accused the club of a...

 2020-06-03 17:29 

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Healthcare staff win top Spain prize for 'spirit of sacrifice'...

MADRID: Spain's healthcare workers won the prestigious Princess of Asturias prize on Wednesday (Jun 3), with the jury hailing their...

 2020-06-03 17:26 

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Coronavirus: WHO to restart hydroxychloroquine study as risk data is questioned...

GENEVA (BLOOMBERG) - An international trial using hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19 patients will be restarted after questions arose about a study linking the antimalarial drug to increased death and heart risks.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 17:16 

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Heads of US automakers, other Michigan companies condemn racism, injustice...

Top executives of the Detroit Three automakers and other major Michigan employers on Wednesday condemned racism and injustice in the United States ......

 2020-06-03 17:11 

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US defence chief Mark Esper opposes deploying troops to quell protests, despite Trump threats...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said on Wednesday (June 3) he does not support invoking the Insurrection Act to deploy active-duty forces to quell civil unrest for now, despite President Donald Trump's threats to militarise Amer...

 2020-06-03 17:07 

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Spain reports first new COVID-19 death since May 31...

MADRID: Spain on Wednesday (Jun 3) reported its first death from the coronavirus since Sunday as the government sought parliament's backing for a ......

 2020-06-03 17:05 

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Mercedes keeping options open on Vettel, says Wolff...

Formula One champions Mercedes will not rule out Sebastian Vettel's chances of driving for them next year because they may need a replacement for ......

 2020-06-03 17:05 

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Maradona extends contract as coach of Gimnasia...

Diego Maradona will remain as coach of Argentine side Gimnasia y Esgrima until the end of the 2020-2021 season after extending his contract, the ......

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