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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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Trump Signs Hong Kong Sanctions Bill
July 14, 2020
President Trump signed into law a bipartisan bill that requires sanctions on Chinese officials who crack down on the rights of Hong Kong residents to free speech and peaceful assembly, as well as the banks that do business with those officials.
Jump in Coronavirus Cases Could Jeopardize Oil Market Recovery, OPEC Says
July 14, 2020
Even a record-breaking rise in oil demand next year won’t be enough to spur a recovery back to pre-coronavirus levels, according to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.
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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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Coronavirus News: Live Updates
July 15, 2020
Refrigerated morgue trucks are needed in Texas and Arizona. The Trump administration backed away from stripping foreign students of their visas.
World Population Could Peak Decades Ahead of U.N. Forecast, Study Asserts
July 14, 2020
The study, published in The Lancet, said an accelerated decline in fertility rates means the global population could peak in 2064 at 9.7 billion and fall to 8.8 billion by century’s end.
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