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Trump says he has ended preferential treatment for Hong Kong
July 15, 2020
The president says he has also signed a bill to impose sanctions on Chinese officials over Hong Kong.

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Moderna's Covid-19 Vaccine Moves to Bigger Study
July 14, 2020
A new U.S.-funded trial would seek 30,000 subjects and could deliver an answer by year-end about whether the vaccine induces immune responses sufficient to protect people safely.
Bari Weiss Quits New York Times Opinion, Alleging Hostile Work Environment
July 14, 2020
Bari Weiss, a high-profile editor and writer for the New York Times opinion section, resigned, citing what she said was unchecked bullying from colleagues and depicting the news organization as a place where the free exchange of ideas is no longer welcome.
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Oil rises after U.S. crude stocks drop, focus on OPEC+ meeting
July 15, 2020
Oil prices rose on Wednesday after a sharp drop in U.S. crude inventories, with the market waiting for more direction from a meeting later in the day on the future level of production by OPEC and its allies.
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Oil rises after U.S. crude stocks drop, focus on OPEC+ meeting
July 15, 2020
Oil prices rose on Wednesday after a sharp drop in U.S. crude inventories, with the market waiting for more direction from a meeting later in the day on the future level of production by OPEC and its allies.
Gold edges higher on virus fears, China-U.S. tensions
July 15, 2020
Gold inched higher on Wednesday, holding firm above the key $1,800 level, as worries over surging coronavirus cases and simmering China-U.S. tensions lifted demand for the safe-haven metal.
Euro hits 4-month high vs dollar on stimulus, recovery hopes
July 15, 2020
The euro rose to a four-month high against the dollar on Wednesday on hopes European Union leaders may agree on stimulus and deepening fiscal integration to shield the economy from the pandemic.
Asia stocks mostly higher as hopes for a coronavirus vaccine rise
July 14, 2020
Investors on Wednesday watched for reaction to the latest developments surrounding a potential vaccine for the coronavirus.
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WORLD • Opinion
Trump and Putin by the Book
July 14, 2020

Although life is complicated under the authoritarian misrule of US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, the same cannot be said of either man's character. Both figures were long prefigured in classic works of political satire in both countries.

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U.S. and China, Caught in ‘Ideological Spiral,’ Drift Toward Cold War
July 14, 2020
Relations are in free fall. Lines are being drawn. As the two superpowers clash over technology, territory and clout, a new geopolitical era is dawning.
Coronavirus News: Live Updates
July 14, 2020
Florida broke its record for most deaths in a single day, and Republicans are rethinking their convention there. People in England will be required to wear masks inside shops and supermarkets.
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