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U.S. House panel hears from Facebook, Google, Twitter on election security

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Facebook is seen in Davos, Switzerland Januar 20, 2020. Picture taken January 20, 2020. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (Reuters) – Top officials from Facebook Inc (FB.O), Alphabet …

India holds funerals for soldiers killed in China border clash as tensions stay high

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India prepared to hold funerals on Thursday for some of the 20 soldiers killed in brutal hand-to-hand fighting with Chinese troops in a disputed mountainous border …

China reports 28 new coronavirus cases in mainland

People wearing face masks walk down the street, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Shanghai, China June 17, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China reported 28 new coronavirus …

Merkel urges caution despite fewer coronavirus cases

FILE PHOTO: Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for the the weekly cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany June 17, 2020. Tobias Schwarz/Pool via REUTERS BERLIN (Reuters) – Chancellor …

South Korean unification minister offers to step down, Yonhap says

FILE PHOTO: Kim Yeon-chul, a nominee for South Korean Unification MInister, attends a confirmation hearing for the post of Unification Minister at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea, March …

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Exclusive: Massive spying on users of Google’s Chrome shows new security weakness

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A newly discovered spyware effort attacked users through 32 million downloads of extensions to Google’s market-leading Chrome web browser, researchers at Awake Security told Reuters, highlighting …

Stocks drift as second wave virus fears mount

LONDON/TOKYO (Reuters) – Global stocks drifted on Thursday as spiking coronavirus cases in some U.S. states and China crushed hopes of a quick global economic comeback from the pandemic. FILE …

Amazon launches Saudi Arabia shopping site despite CEO’s dispute with kingdom

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen in Lauwin-Planque, northern France, April 22, 2020. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday launched a website for shoppers in Saudi …

Stocks seesaw as rising coronavirus cases offset recovery hopes

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Equity markets around the world seesawed on Wednesday as the prior day’s rally on economic and vaccine hopes faded, while fresh coronavirus outbreaks and rising geopolitical …

Dollar treads water on Fed views, geopolitics

LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar was little changed on Wednesday after U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in May, although caution kept investors from aggressively buying riskier currencies like …

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Report: Some NFL coaches want season delayed

FILE PHOTO: The NFL logo is pictured at an event in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., November 30, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo Some NFL coaches …

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Portraits of former Confederate House speakers to be removed: Pelosi

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) addresses her weekly news conference with Capitol Hill reporters at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., June 18, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – …