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 2020-08-04 10:28 

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UPDATE 3-Argentina says strikes $65 bln debt deal to break impasse...

Recession-hit Argentina said on Tuesday it had reached a deal with three creditor groups to restructure $65 billion (49.69 billion pounds) in defaulted sovereign debt....

 2020-08-04 10:27 

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CORRECTED-Genoa's new bridge puts spotlight on how Italy can manage recovery...
 2020-08-04 10:27 

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Tech helps cashmere herders, hazelnut farmers fight soil erosion in Asia...

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When her husband suddenly died, Nakimo set up a small shop in Bhutan's southern Chukha district to provide for her family of seven, then began growing hazelnut trees, which not only boosted her income, but also h...

 2020-08-04 10:27 

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WHO says China team interviewed Wuhan scientists over virus origins...
 2020-08-04 10:27 

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WHO says China team interviewed Wuhan scientists over virus origins...

A World Health Organization team in China to probe the origins of COVID-19 had...

 2020-08-04 10:25 

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ByteDance says goal of U.S. was to ban TikTok app rather than force a sale: internal letter...

ByteDance founder Zhang Yiming told employees in an internal letter on Tuesday that the United States goal was not to force a sale of TikTok U.S. operations but rather to ban the app, and that some people had misconceptions about the situation.'...

 2020-08-04 10:25 

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Microsoft's rescue attempt of TikTok endears old company to new generation...

Microsoft has emerged as a savior to young users of TikTok, who praised the tech industry giant for trying to buy parts of the social media company's operations, in hopes of avoiding a U.S. shutdown.'...

 2020-08-04 10:25 

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ByteDance says goal of U.S. was to ban TikTok app rather than force a sale: internal letter...

ByteDance founder Zhang Yiming told employees on Tuesday there were misunderstandings on Chinese social media about TikTok's situation in the United States and that the company could face more difficulties as anti-Chinese sentiment rose abroad....

 2020-08-04 10:24 

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UPDATE 3-BP halves dividend after record loss, speeds up reinvention...
 2020-08-04 10:24 

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UPDATE 3-BP halves dividend after record loss, speeds up reinvention...

BP cut its dividend for the first time in a decade after a record $6.7 billion (5.13 billion pounds) second-quarter loss, when the coronavirus crisis hammered fuel demand, and it sought to win over investors by speeding up its reinvention as a lower carbo...

 2020-08-04 10:24 

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Japanese foreign minister due in Britain for 'difficult' trade talks...

Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi will visit Britain this week for what he predicted would be difficult talks as the two countries look to conclude a post-Brexit trade deal....

 2020-08-04 10:24 

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FEATURE-Tech helps cashmere herders, hazelnut farmers fight soil erosion in Asia...
 2020-08-04 10:24 

Reuters

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FEATURE-Tech helps cashmere herders, hazelnut farmers fight soil erosion in Asia...

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 2020-08-04 10:23 

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UPDATE 4-Telco SoftBank's Q1 cash flow jumps 50% as broader group retrenches...
 2020-08-04 10:23 

Reuters

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Factbox: Background on Lebanon's Hezbollah...

Four suspects belonging to Lebanon's armed Shi'ite Hezbollah group have been tried in absentia by the U.N.-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon for the 2005 murder of former Sunni Muslim prime minister Rafik al Hariri. The verdict is due on Friday....

 2020-08-04 10:22 

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UPDATE 1 -Philippines back under lockdown as virus cases continue to surge...
 2020-08-04 10:21 

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LPGA Tour LPGA Drive on Championship Scores...

Aug 4 (OPTA) - Scores from the LPGA Tour LPGA Drive on Championship on Sunday -7 Danielle Kang (USA) 66 73 70 -6 Celine Boutier (France) 68 71 71 -4 Minjee Lee (Australia) 69 73 70 -3 Yui Kawamoto (Japan) 70 71 72 -2 Jodi Ewart Shadoff (England) 67 72 75 ...

 2020-08-04 10:19 

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UPDATE 3-Japanese foreign minister due in Britain for 'difficult' trade talks...
 2020-08-04 10:19 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 3-Japanese foreign minister due in Britain for 'difficult' trade talks...

Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi will visit Britain this week for what he predicted would be difficult talks as the two countries look to conclude a post-Brexit trade deal....

 2020-08-04 10:19 

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ECB committed to stimulus with outlook 'highly uncertain', Lane says...

The European Central Bank is committed to supporting the euro zone's economy amid the coronavirus pandemic, using its massive bond purchases as its main tool, chief economist Philip Lane said on Tuesday.'...

 2020-08-04 10:19 

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ECB committed to stimulus with outlook 'highly uncertain', Lane says...

The European Central Bank is committed to supporting the euro zone's economy amid the coronavirus pandemic, using its massive bond purchases as its main tool, chief economist Philip Lane said on Tuesday....

 2020-08-04 10:17 

Reuters

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ECB committed to stimulus with outlook 'highly uncertain', Lane says...

The European Central Bank is committed to supporting the euro zone's economy amid the coronavirus pandemic, using its massive bond purchases as its main tool, chief economist Philip Lane said on Tuesday....

 2020-08-04 10:16 

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UPDATE 1-ECB committed to stimulus with outlook 'highly uncertain', Lane says...
 2020-08-04 10:15 

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Background on Lebanon's Hezbollah...

Four suspects belonging to Lebanon's armed Shi'ite Hezbollah group have been tried in absentia by the U.N.-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon for the 2005 murder of former Sunni Muslim prime minister Rafik al Hariri. The verdict is due on Friday....

 2020-08-04 10:15 

Reuters

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White House, U.S. Congress Democrats to continue effort on coronavirus aid...

Top White House officials and Democratic leaders in the U.S. Congress will try again on Tuesday to narrow gaping differences over a fifth major coronavirus-aid bill to help stimulate the economy and possibly dispatch new aid to the unemployed....

 2020-08-04 10:14 

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Congo to suspend value-added tax exemption for mining imports...

Democratic Republic of Congo's government has decided to suspend the value-added tax exemption on mining companies' imports in an effort to bolster state revenues, the budget minister said in a letter.'...

 2020-08-04 10:14 

Reuters

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Congo to suspend value-added tax exemption for mining imports...

Democratic Republic of Congo's government has decided to suspend the value-added tax exemption on mining companies' imports in an effort to bolster state revenues, the budget minister said in a letter....

 2020-08-04 10:12 

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'America's Toughest Sheriff' faces tough race to win old job back...

Joe Arpaio, the former sheriff of Arizona's largest county who built a national reputation as a staunch opponent of illegal immigration and found a powerful ally in President Donald Trump, is seeking to win his old job in Tuesday's Republican prim...

 2020-08-04 10:11 

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White House, U.S. Congress Democrats to continue effort on coronavirus aid...

Top White House officials and Democratic leaders in the U.S. Congress will try again on Tuesday to narrow gaping differences over a fifth major coronavirus-aid bill to help stimulate the economy and possibly dispatch new aid to the unemployed....

 2020-08-04 10:09 

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Booking.com wants to lay off a quarter of its staff: NRC Handelsblad...

Booking Holding Inc., the U.S.-based company that owns travel website Booking.com, wants to layoff one quarter of its 17,000 workers as a result of business lost during the coronavirus pandemic, Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad reported on Tuesday.'...

 2020-08-04 10:09 

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PRECIOUS-Gold edges back from record peak as firm U.S. data dims shine...
 2020-08-04 10:07 

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Teen election candidate urges NZ to lead world in green virus recovery...

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New Zealand won global praise for its coronavirus response but needs to show the same vigour in pursuing climate goals and a green recovery from the pandemic, said a young activist standing against Prime Ministe...

 2020-08-04 10:00 

Reuters

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Microsoft's rescue attempt of TikTok endears old company to new generation...

Microsoft has emerged as a savior to young users of TikTok, who praised the tech industry giant for trying to buy parts of the social media company's operations, in hopes of avoiding a U.S. shutdown....

 2020-08-04 10:00 

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Microsoft's rescue attempt of TikTok endears old company to new generation...
 2020-08-04 10:00 

Reuters

INTERVIEW-Teen election candidate urges NZ to lead world in green virus recovery...
 2020-08-04 10:00 

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FEATURE-Military helps worn-out nurses, sicker patients in California COVID-19 effort...
 2020-08-04 10:00 

Reuters

White House, U.S. Congress Democrats to continue effort on coronavirus aid...
 2020-08-04 10:00 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Microsoft's rescue attempt of TikTok endears old company to new generation...

Microsoft has emerged as a savior to young users of TikTok, who praised the tech industry giant for trying to buy parts of the social media company's operations, in hopes of avoiding a U.S. shutdown....

 2020-08-04 09:59 

Reuters

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Cycling: Rising talent Riedmann dies aged 17 after training accident...

German cyclist Jan Riedmann, a talented member of WorldTour team Bora-Hansgrohe's feeder squad, has died aged 17 from head injuries sustained in a collision with a car, his team announced on Monday....

 2020-08-04 09:59 

Reuters

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Afghan grand assembly on fate of hundreds of Taliban prisoners set for Friday...

Afghanistan will convene a grand assembly of elders, known as the loya jirga, in Kabul on Friday to decide the fate of hundreds of prisoners the Taliban insist should be released before entering peace talks with the government....

 2020-08-04 09:58 

Reuters

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UPDATE 1-Nippon steel may hasten and extend restructuring measures...

Japan's top steelmaker Nippon Steel could hasten and extend restructuring measures to contend with the tough business environment created by the Covid-19 pandemic, it said after posting its biggest first-quarter loss since 2012....

 2020-08-04 09:58 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Nippon steel may hasten and extend restructuring measures...

Japan's top steelmaker Nippon Steel could hasten and extend restructuring measures to contend with the tough business environment created by the Covid-19 pandemic, it said after posting its biggest first-quarter loss since 2012.'...

 2020-08-04 09:58 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Vietnam capital short of test kits as national coronavirus cases climb...

Vietnam reported 10 new COVID-19 infections and two deaths on Tuesday, lifting its total cases to 652, with eight dead, as the capital Hanoi said it was running short of the rapid testing kits being used to keep a new outbreak at bay....

 2020-08-04 09:58 

Reuters

[ World ]

Vietnam capital short of test kits as national coronavirus cases climb...

Vietnam reported 10 new COVID-19 infections and two deaths on Tuesday, lifting its total cases to 652, with eight dead, as the capital Hanoi said it was running short of the rapid testing kits being used to keep a new outbreak at bay....

 2020-08-04 09:55 

Reuters

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Irish lender PTSB sets aside 75 million euros to cover bulk of COVID-19 pain...

Ireland's permanent tsb (PTSB) set aside 75 million euros (67.6million pounds) in the first half the year to cover what the lender's CEO expects will be the bulk of expected losses from 10,500 coronavirus-related repayment breaks for customers....

 2020-08-04 09:54 

Reuters

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Where is Juan Carlos? Ex-king is in Dominican Republic, say Spanish papers...

Spain's former king Juan Carlos has gone to the Dominican Republic after leaving his home country under a cloud of scandal, Spanish newspapers said on Tuesday....

 2020-08-04 09:53 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Telco SoftBank's first quarter cash flow jumps 50% as broader group retrenches...

SoftBank Group Corp's domestic wireless unit raised its free cash flow 50% in its first quarter, part of a broader effort to stabilise the group and help it weather the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-08-04 09:53 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Sun Pharma latest to sell COVID-19 drug favipiravir in India...

India's Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Tuesday it would soon begin selling its version of favipiravir, becoming the latest generic drugmaker to supply the antiviral to treat COVID-19 in the world's third worst-hit nation....

 2020-08-04 09:53 

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Sun Pharma latest to sell COVID-19 drug favipiravir in India...
 2020-08-04 09:53 

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Giant SOS on Pacific isle leads to rescue of three stranded sailors...

Three Micronesian sailors stranded on a remote Pacific island drew a giant SOS message in the sand to attract the attention of rescuers, who found them three days after they went missing at sea.'...

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