Month: March 2020

FILE PHOTO: May 6, 2019; Houston, TX, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) reacts after a play during the third quarter against the Houston Rockets in game four of the second round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports – 12657562 (Reuters) – Brooklyn Nets forward
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(Reuters) – U.S. printer maker Xerox Holdings Corp (XRX.N) walked away from its $35 billion hostile cash-and-stock bid for HP Inc (HPQ.N) on Tuesday, after the coronavirus outbreak weighed on its campaign to take over the PC and printing equipment manufacturer. FILE PHOTO: The company logo for Xerox is displayed on a screen on the
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FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Official welcome of Laver Cup teams – Geneva, Switzerland – September 18, 2019 Team World captain John McEnroe and vice captain Patrick McEnroe during the official welcome REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (Reuters) – Retired tennis player Patrick McEnroe has recovered from a mild case of coronavirus, he announced on social media on Tuesday.
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden has quietly expanded his lead over President Donald Trump among registered voters, even as the rapidly spreading coronavirus has all but sidelined the former vice president’s campaign, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday completed a rollback of U.S. vehicle emissions standards adopted under his predecessor Barack Obama and will require 1.5% annual increases in efficiency through 2026 – far weaker than the 5% increases in the discarded rules. FILE PHOTO: Traffic travels along a highway next to Los Angeles,
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FILE PHOTO: European Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans speaks with French Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition Elisabeth Borne before meeting with EU environment ministers in Brussels, Belgium, March 5, 2020. REUTERS/Johanna Geron (Reuters) – The EU executive kick-started its plan to set a tougher 2030 emissions target on Tuesday, a move that could help
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday completed a rollback of vehicle emissions standards adopted under his predecessor Barack Obama and will require 1.5% annual increases in efficiency through 2026 – far weaker than the 5% increases in the discarded rules. FILE PHOTO: Traffic travels along a highway next to Los Angeles, California,
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the daily coronavirus response briefing in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the U.S. Congress should pass a $2 trillion spending plan to update the country’s roads, bridges and other infrastructure,
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A woman wearing a protective mask stands outside a bakery in York as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, York, Britain, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Lee Smith LONDON (Reuters) – The number of deaths from coronavirus in the United Kingdom rose by 27% in the space of a day to 1,789 as of Monday
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government’s top infectious disease expert said on Tuesday there were “glimmers” that social distancing efforts to slow the spread of coronavirus were having an impact, even though the nation was still in a very dangerous situation. “We’re starting to see glimmers that that is actually having some dampening effect,” National
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LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Tweeting from her Toronto couch two weeks ago, six-time Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser had two words for the International Olympic Committee, which had yet to postpone the Tokyo Summer Games amid the coronavirus pandemic: “Insensitive and irresponsible.” FILE PHOTO: Team Canada women’s ice hockey player and Canadian flag bearer Hayley Wickenheiser poses
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A weather system brings rain to traffic traveling on Interstate 5 past Solana Beach, California, U.S., September 20,2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Tuesday completed a rollback of vehicle emissions rules adopted under President Barack Obama and will require 1.5% annual increases in efficiency through 2026. The announcement sets up a
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global stock markets slid on Tuesday as investors continued to assess the economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic, leaving the MSCI benchmark of world equities on pace to finish its worst quarter since the financial crisis of 2008. Stocks have rallied since the start of last week but remain down more
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during a news conference, following a Senate vote on the coronavirus relief bill on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 26, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday she does not plan to be tested for coronavirus
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