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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Mother’s Day during the coronavirus pandemic meant an uptick in sales for Lee’s Flower and Card Shop in Washington, D.C. FILE PHOTO: Lee’s Flower Shop, one of the oldest businesses in D.C.’s U Street neighborhood, posts signs on its windows ahead of another night of protests against George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis
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TOKYO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Asian stocks and Wall Street futures fell on Wednesday as spiking coronavirus cases in some U.S. states and China crushed hopes of a quick global economic comeback from the pandemic. FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective face mask, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, is silhouetted in front of a stock
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – LATAM Airlines Group (LTM.SN) said on Wednesday its Argentine subsidiary will cease operations indefinitely, canceling all domestic flights, its first major cutback since filing for bankruptcy protection. FILE PHOTO: LATAM airlines logo, is seen inside of the Commodore Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport in Santiago, Chile April 25, 2019. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German airline Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) warned on Wednesday that it might need to apply for protection from creditors if its state-backed bailout deal failed to win sufficient support at a shareholder vote on June 25. FILE PHOTO: Lufthansa ticket agents help travelers at the Denver International Airport outside Denver, Colorado, U.S. March 13,
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SEATTLE/CHICAGO/TRURO, Mass. (Reuters) – U.S. senators introduced legislation on Tuesday that would strengthen FAA oversight of aircraft certification following fatal Boeing Co 737 MAX crashes, though a victim’s father said the bill, while a positive step, “still lacks teeth.” FILE PHOTO – Dozens of grounded Boeing 737 MAX aircraft are seen parked in an aerial
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil prices dipped on Tuesday on jitters that a rise in coronavirus infections around the world could hurt fuel demand, but hopes that production cuts could be extended kept declines in check. FILE PHOTO: The sun is seen behind a crude oil pump jack in the Permian Basin in Loving County, Texas,
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian markets started the week on the backfoot on Monday while oil prices slipped as fears of a second wave of coronavirus infections in China sent investors scurrying for safe-havens. FILE PHOTO: A pedestrian wearing a face mask walks near an overpass with an electronic board showing stock information, following an outbreak
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(Reuters) – State investigators in both California and Washington are examining Amazon’s business practices, two newspapers reported, citing people familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen in Lauwin-Planque, northern France, April 22, 2020. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol The inquiries focus at least in part on how Amazon treats sellers in its online
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FILE PHOTO: Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves her home to attend a court hearing in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada May 27, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s intelligence agency warned that arresting the daughter of billionaire Huawei founder Ren Zheng would set off global “shock waves” and seriously affect ties with
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