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Most vulnerable in England can spend time outdoors from Monday

FILE PHOTO: An elderly woman with a dog is seen near the beach at Barton on Sea, Hampshire as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, Barton on Sea, …

Sudan summons Ethiopian envoy over suspected cross-border attack

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan summoned the Ethiopian Chargé d’Affaires on Saturday over a border attack by suspected Ethiopian militias that killed and wounded several Sudanese army personnel and civilians, it …

Russians rush to public bath after lockdown without hot water

TUTAYEV, Russia (Reuters) – Russian women flocked to their small town’s “banya” or public steam sauna when it reopened after the coronavirus lockdown, for the luxury of hot water after …

U.S. businesses awake to ‘sad day’ in Hong Kong as Trump moves to squeeze economic ties

HONG KONG (Reuters) – The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong said on Saturday it was a sad day for the global financial centre, hours after U.S. President Donald …

In Canada’s COVID-19 capital, bone-weary nurses plead for summer break

MONTREAL (Reuters) – Quebec nurses and orderlies are pleading for time off this summer, ahead of a possible second wave of coronavirus infections in the fall, as Canada’s hardest-hit province …

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Sale of shut Philly refinery to real estate developer delayed

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The closing of a $252 million sale of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) oil refinery to a Chicago-based real estate developer has been delayed, a city …

Credit Suisse’s Rohner sees no big hit from oil & gas exposure: SRF

FILE PHOTO: Chairman Urs Rohner of Swiss bank Credit Suisse takes part in a panel discussion at the Swiss International Financial Forum (SIFF) in Rueschlikon, Switzerland November 6, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd …

U.S. pipeline operator Energy Transfer warns of coming job cuts

FILE PHOTO: Construction work continues on Sunoco’s Mariner East II natural gas pipeline near Morgantown in Chester County, Pennsylvania, August 1, 2017. REUTERS/Charles Mostoller/File Photo (Reuters) – U.S. pipeline operator …

Lufthansa accepts tweaked demands by Brussels over state bailout

BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Lufthansa’s management board has accepted a more favourable set of demands from the European Commission in exchange for approval of a 9 billion euro ($10 billion) government …

Exclusive: Zoom plans to roll out strong encryption for paying customers

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Video conferencing provider Zoom (ZM.O) plans to strengthen encryption of video calls hosted by paying clients and institutions such as schools, but not by users of …

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Global coronavirus cases surpass 6 million

FILE PHOTO: Gravediggers carry the coffin of Antonia Rodrigues during her funeral who passed away from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes …

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Goodell says NFL is saddened by ‘tragic events’ across United States

(Reuters) – NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Saturday the league is “greatly saddened” by the recent high-profile killings of black people in the United States, including George Floyd, whose …

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Sale of shut Philly refinery to real estate developer delayed

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The closing of a $252 million sale of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) oil refinery to a Chicago-based real estate developer has been delayed, a city …