Archive de la categoría 'Internacional'. Publicado November 11, 2020 2:45 pm (hora de la Ciudad de México).

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IOC's Bach in Tokyo next week for talks with Games organisers.

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach will be in Tokyo for three days next week to review preparations for the postponed 2020 Olympics and back organisers amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 2:30 pm.

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This Middle East Crude Is Becoming A Popular Benchmark For U.S. Oil Majors.

Chevron, Occidental, and oil trading giant Trafigura have agreed to explore the idea to price the light U.S. crude they export to Asia off the upcoming ICE Murban Futures contract for light sweet crude, the operator Intercontinental Exchange ICE said in a statement. The Murban futures contract will be an alternative pricing benchmark to the benchmark Oman/Dubai average, which is currently the most used benchmark in the Middle East and off which the oil exporters from the Middle East price their oil going to Asia. The Murban futures contract for…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 11, 2020 2:30 pm.

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What is Diwali, the festival of lights, and how will it be celebrated amid coronavirus?

Diwali, the festival of lights, is celebrated by more than a billion people around the world. But this year celebrations will likely be scaled down.

Published by USA TODAY at November 11, 2020 2:21 pm.

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Google curtails free photo storage, pushes users to buy more space.

Alphabet Inc's Google will start limiting how many high-quality photos users can store on the company's cloud back-up service starting next June, it announced on Wednesday, in a move that could help protect profit margins.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 2:20 pm.

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Israel in talks with Pfizer over potential COVID-19 vaccine, PM says.

Israel is in talks with drugmaker Pfizer Inc over its potential COVID-19 vaccine, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday, although it has not signed any deals yet.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 2:11 pm.

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Coronavirus accelerates oil refining shift to Asia: Kemp.

(John Kemp is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own)

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 2:01 pm.

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Oil Majors Are Eyeing MeOil Majors Are Eyeing Mexico’s Dxico’s Deepwater Sector.

Deepwater exploration appears to be the focus of major investments in Mexico in Q3. As state-controlled oil company Pemex focuses on easy-extraction shallow water projects, private players set their sights on deepwater alternatives. International companies are seizing the opportunity to explore Mexico’s reserves, with two exploration projects from Shell and one from China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC). According to Mexico's National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH), exploration of deep and ultra-deep waters accounted for 45%…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 11, 2020 2:00 pm.

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UK reaches grim milestone with more than 50,000 COVID deaths.

The United Kingdom reached a bleak milestone in its battle with coronavirus on Wednesday as the official death toll passed 50,000 casting a shadow on the positive news about the effectiveness of a potential vaccine.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 1:40 pm.

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Coronavirus stimulus negotiations in a 'lame duck' session likely to face more deadlock.

Congress will try to hash out a COVID-19 stimulus bill. But historically, the "lame-duck session" has not led to big bipartisan pieces of legislation.

Published by USA TODAY at November 11, 2020 1:39 pm.

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France reports 35,879 new COVID-19 cases, well below last week's highs.

France reported 35,879 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, up from the 22,180 reported on Tuesday but well below the record high of 86,852 reported on Saturday and also the levels of over 58,000 and 60,000 reported last week.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 1:35 pm.

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New York governor issues new restrictions as U.S. grim records mount.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday imposed a new round of restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus as the infection rate climbed and hospitalizations soared in the state that was the epicenter of the U.S. outbreak in its early stages.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 1:30 pm.

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Man admits killing three in UK stabbing spree - BBC.

A man has admitted killing three people during a stabbing spree in the southern English town of Reading in June, the BBC reported on Wednesday, an attack police declared a terrorism incident.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 1:20 pm.

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Far-right Polish Independence Day march draws thousands despite ban.

Far-right sympathisers clashed with police on Wednesday near Poland's National Stadium, recently converted into a COVID-19 field hospital, at the end of an Independence Day march that took place in defiance of pandemic restrictions.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 1:10 pm.

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Cars for Driving, Sneakers are for Wearing.

I am hosting a few panels today at the Spark Disruptors Conference. We already did Politics & Markets panel (with George Will and Elle Hawkins), so now I can relax and get ready for something really fun: Are Cars a Good Investment or Just Plain Fun? Even since Jim asked me to host this…

Published by The Big Picture at November 11, 2020 1:00 pm.

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Solar Could Provide A Lifeline To The World’s Most Vulnerable Economies.

Most of us living in developed countries can’t begin to imagine a life without electricity. The most basic things suddenly seem impossible. Imagine just the first hour of your day without the luxury of being able to take a hot shower and cook breakfast without first having to build a fire. Most of us can’t even imagine living without the internet, much less lightbulbs and refrigerators. The idea of life without electricity seems antiquated, conjuring up sepia-toned images of the world before the industrial revolution. But living without…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 11, 2020 1:00 pm.

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Tropical Storm Eta heads toward landfall north of Tampa.

Tropical Storm Eta was bringing torrential rains, tropical storm-force winds, and a storm surge in excess of two feet to the west coast of Florida on Wednesday afternoon as it headed for an expected early Thursday morning landfall north of ...

Published by Yale Climate Connections at November 11, 2020 12:55 pm.

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Greece tightens night time curfew as COVID-19 infections surge.

Greece will apply a tighter curfew at night time, allowing movement only for work and health reasons as the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic increasingly pressures its public hospitals, authorities said on Wednesday.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 12:50 pm.

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Czech group offers 'take-away' theatre amid COVID lockdown.

The coronavirus pandemic may have shut Czech theatres for now but some Prague residents hungry for entertainment have found that watching a live performance can be as easy as grabbing a takeaway.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 12:50 pm.

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Sweden to ban sale of alcohol after 10 pm to slow spread of coronavirus.

Sweden's government said on Wednesday it planned to ban the sale of alcohol in bars, restaurants and night clubs after 10 p.m. as it fights to contain a surge in COVID-19 infections that has seen record numbers of new cases registered in recent days.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 12:45 pm.

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Lufthansa reaches crisis deal with union to cut costs.

German airline Lufthansa said on Wednesday it had reached a new deal with trade union Verdi to cut 200 million euros ($235 million) in costs in return for making no compulsory redundancies in 2021.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 12:40 pm.

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London statue honouring feminist pioneer taped up, cloaked in masks.

A newly unveiled nude female statue in London meant to honour feminist pioneer Mary Wollstonecraft has been targeted by unknown critics who stuck black tape on its breasts and pubic area, draped it in COVID masks and dressed it in a T-shirt.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 12:25 pm.

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Mercedes-Benz Berlin plant head to join Tesla, union says.

The head of the Berlin engine plant run by Mercedes-Benz has defected to rival Tesla, German union IG Metall said on Wednesday, calling on employees to protest over his departure.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 12:20 pm.

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Cat owners and allergen sensitivities don’t have to go hand in paw anymore.

Backed by more than a decade of research, new cat food reduces allergens in cat hair and dander

Published by USA TODAY at November 11, 2020 12:17 pm.

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Pfizer CEO made $5.6 million stock sale on same day as COVID-19 vaccine update: filing.

Pfizer Inc Chief Executive Officer Albert Bourla sold $5.56 million worth of company shares on Monday, the day the drugmaker said its COVID-19 vaccine was 90% effective based on interim trial results, a regulatory filing showed.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 12:15 pm.

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Greece to offer 50% tax break for returning professionals and 'digital migrants'

Greece is preparing a law that will offer a hefty tax incentive to workers who move there from abroad, with the aim of creating more professional jobs and reversing its crisis-era brain-drain, an adviser to the prime minister told Reuters.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 12:15 pm.

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Breakingviews - Corona Capital: Lyft, Vaccine minefield, Peru.

Corona Capital is a column updated throughout the day by Breakingviews columnists around the world with short, sharp pandemic-related insights.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 12:12 pm.

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Hurricane Eta aims for Florida west coast as it approaches fourth landfall.

Eta regained hurricane strength on Wednesday and was expected to bring squall winds and a storm surge to Florida's west coast before making landfall on Thursday north of Tampa, forecasters said.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 12:10 pm.

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OPEC expects coronavirus to curb oil demand recovery into 2021.

Global oil demand will rebound more slowly in 2021 than previously thought because of rising coronavirus cases, OPEC said on Wednesday, hampering efforts by the group and its allies to support the market.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 12:10 pm.

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Breakingviews - Louis Dreyfus’ Gulf deal makes future less fraught.

Louis Dreyfus Company is breaking the habit of a 169-year lifetime. The commodities trader, held in the eponymous family since 1851, on Wednesday said it was selling a 45% stake to ADQ, one of Abu Dhabi’s less familiar wealth funds, for an undisclosed sum. It should make...

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 12:05 pm.

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'Got there just in the nick of time': 200 queens were in first 'murder hornet' nest. But there could be more out there.

Sven-Erik Spichiger, an entomologist with Washington State Department of Agriculture, says more nests are likely in the area.

Published by USA TODAY at November 11, 2020 12:03 pm.

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Will Biden Be As Bad For Oil As Critics Suggest?

There has been a lot of hand-wringing in the oil industry about the consequences of a Joe Biden win, so let’s discuss those today. Here is some context I like to use to frame the discussion. President George W. Bush was formerly a Texas oilman. His Vice President, Dick Cheney, was the former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the oilfield services company Halliburton. You couldn’t ask for a more oil-friendly administration. Yet U.S. oil production declined all eight years they were in office. The year before Bush was…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 11, 2020 12:00 pm.

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TV anchor Arnab Goswami freed on bail after alleged suicide abetment.

India's Supreme Court on Wednesday granted bail to the head of a nationalist TV channel, a week after he was arrested for allegedly abetting the suicide of an interior decorator, a case the channel blamed on politicians angered by its news coverage.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 11:50 am.

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Thousands flee Ethiopia conflict, anti-Tigray protests planned.

Ethiopian refugees were flooding into Sudan on Wednesday as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's federal troops battled well-armed local forces in Tigray and protests against the northern region's leaders were planned elsewhere.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 11:45 am.

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Doctor: Settle for virtual holidays this year amid COVID-19, starting with Thanksgiving.

How much more can 2020 take from us? Unfortunately, to be safe, we should let the pandemic rob us of in-person Thanksgiving feasts with loved ones.

Published by USA TODAY at November 11, 2020 11:33 am.

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Italy surpasses the 1 million COVID mark, joins top 10 worst-hit countries: Reuters tally.

Italy, one of the European countries hit hardest by COVID-19, surpassed the one-million infections mark on Wednesday, leap0 frogging Mexico to become one of the top 10 worst-affected countries globally, according to a Reuters tally.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 11:30 am.

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Saudi Arabia And Iraq Agree To Intensify OPEC Cooperation.

Saudi Arabia and Iraq will cooperate and coordinate their positions on oil policies within the organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and will remain committed to decisions already made by the cartel, the two said following a meeting between Iraq’s Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. “The two sides stressed the importance of cooperation in the fields of energy, exchange of experiences and coordination of positions in the oil field within the scope of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 11, 2020 11:30 am.

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China's Sinopharm says data 'better than expected" from unit's COVID-19 vaccine trials.

China National Pharmaceutical Group (Sinopharm) said on Wednesday the data from large-scale, late-stage clinical trials for its unit's COVID-19 vaccine are "better than expected".

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 11:20 am.

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Travelers are buying – or faking – negative COVID-19 tests to get around entry requirements.

With COVID-19 tests becoming a common entry requirement, some travelers are buying forged results or falsifying dates on genuine test results.

Published by USA TODAY at November 11, 2020 11:16 am.

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China's Alibaba says post-COVID Singles' Day sales hit $74 billion.

China's Alibaba said on Wednesday orders on its e-commerce platforms during the Singles' Day shopping extravaganza hit a record 498.2 billion yuan ($75.1 billion).

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 11:15 am.

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Breakingviews - Vaccine trade may redraw outdated stock boundaries.

Unwinding the Covid-19 trade could get messy. Pfizer’s announcement on Monday about the surprising effectiveness of its vaccine sent stocks up overall but battered some lockdown-friendly firms, like Zoom Video Communications, which has since tanked by around 25% to a market...

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 11:10 am.

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Cold storage challenges could hamper distribution of Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines - Fauci.

Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on Wednesday said it would be challenging to distribute vaccines that use messenger RNA based technology in developing countries, owing to their cold storage requirements.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 11:05 am.

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Germany’s Growing Gas Demand Shows No Signs Of Slowing.

Germany’s gas demand, which is currently just above 90 billion cubic meters (Bcm) per year, is set to increase to more than 110 Bcm by 2034, but as future supplies from Norway and the Netherlands dwindle, new imports must be sourced. A Rystad Energy comparative analysis shows that importing more Russian gas through the Nord Stream 2 project is the most reliable and cheapest option versus US liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargos and other intra-Europe pipe routes. Data from the last complete year, 2019, shows that Germany – acting also…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 11, 2020 11:00 am.

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BMW CEO says he is weighing options for mobility JV with Daimler.

BMW AG Chief Executive Oliver Zipse said Wednesday he is weighing options for the company's mobility services joint venture with Daimler AG, including bringing in new partners or possibly a partial sale.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 10:50 am.

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Eta intensifies into Category 1 hurricane; Florida's west coast under hurricane watch.

Eta strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane early Wednesday and its path is headed straight for Florida's west coast.

Published by USA TODAY at November 11, 2020 10:46 am.

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American Airlines to restart flights to China, bringing U.S. weekly total to 10.

American Airlines is set to restart flights to China in coming days, lifting the total number of U.S. weekly flights to China to 10 from eight, a U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) official said at an aviation conference on Wednesday.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 10:40 am.

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NFL 2020 midseason grades for all 32 teams: Who's aced the early slate?

Five teams received an "A" or better in our NFL midseason grades, while one stood alone in receiving an "F" through the first nine weeks.

Published by USA TODAY at November 11, 2020 10:33 am.

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Party at work like it's 2020: How to celebrate the holidays virtually.

It may be a remote memory, but the workplace party is back for the holidays. While some companies throw up their hands at the thought, others are planning to celebrate like it's 2020 - in virtual worlds.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 10:30 am.

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Canada And Saudi Arabia Lead Fossil Fuels Funding In G20.

Governments of the G20 nations are still spending more than half of trillion U.S. dollars every year to support fossil fuel industries, with Canada and Saudi Arabia the biggest supporters to oil and gas production among the developed and developing nations in G20, respectively, a new report showed this week. G20 governments continue to support fossil fuels, think tanks International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and clean energy advocate group Oil Change International (OCI) said in…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 11, 2020 10:30 am.

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Coronavirus updates: Hospitalizations reach all-time high; masks protect wearers, too; WHO facing independent review of pandemic response.

The number of Americans hospitalized due to COVID-19 has risen almost 50% in the last two weeks. Latest COVID-19 news.

Published by USA TODAY at November 11, 2020 10:15 am.

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Exclusive: Europe to pay less than U.S. for Pfizer vaccine under initial deal - source.

The European Union has struck a deal to initially pay less for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine candidate than the United States, an EU official told Reuters as the bloc announced on Wednesday it had secured an agreement for up to 300 million doses.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 10:10 am.

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UK ready to roll out COVID-19 vaccine once regulator gives safety all clear.

Britain is ready to roll out tens of millions of COVID-19 vaccines to the public with care-home residents and the elderly first in line for a jab that medics hope will allow the world to return to some semblance of normality.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 10:00 am.

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Russia: It’s Too Early To Talk About Tweaking OPEC+ Deal.

Russia is not ready to discuss changes to the ongoing OPEC+ oil production cuts before the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) next week, Russia’s top oil diplomat Alexander Novak told news agency Interfax on Tuesday. The monthly meeting of the JMMC panel is set for November 17, and Russia’s key partner in the deal, OPEC’s leader Saudi Arabia, said earlier this week that the pact could be changed. JMMC doesn’t have the authority to change a deal, but it can recommend actions to the full OPEC+ meeting…

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Austria proposes indefinite detention for those posing terrorist threat.

Austria plans to make it possible for courts to imprison those convicted of terrorism-related offences for as long as they are deemed a threat, the government said on Wednesday.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 9:55 am.

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Hong Kong exchange operator backs decision to halt Ant's record IPO.

Hong Kong stock exchange, which missed out on the chance to host Ant Group's record $37 billion listing this month, believed the move to suspend the IPO was the right one and hoped the Chinese fintech giant would come back later, its CEO said on Wednesday.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 9:50 am.

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California catches a break from worst-ever year for wildfires with cooler weather, but the threat remains.

This is the worst year ever for wildfires in California: An area the size of Delaware has burned. Winds will determine what is next for the state.

Published by USA TODAY at November 11, 2020 9:46 am.

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Russia set to start post-registration trials for second COVID-19 shot.

Post-registration trials of Russia's second COVID-19 vaccine are expected to start on Sunday, Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova said, as authorities urged the population to cancel year-end holiday plans.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 9:45 am.

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Lira soars as Erdogan promises new economic era in Turkey.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan pledged a new economic growth strategy on Wednesday based on stability, lower inflation and international investment, an abrupt shift in rhetorical gears that sparked an rally of up to 4% by the lira.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 9:30 am.

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Oxy Becomes First U.S. Driller To Announce Net-Zero Plan.

Occidental Petroleum has become the first U.S. oil company to announce a plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2050. In a five-minute video, Oxy cited its expertise in enhanced oil recovery, which features carbon dioxide injection into oil wells, as well as experience with carbon capture technology, which, according to the company, position it at the forefront of emission-cutting efforts. One of the biggest users of carbon dioxide, Occidental said it currently stores some 20 million tons of CO2 underground in the Permian every year.…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 11, 2020 9:30 am.

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Pope Francis vows to eradicate Catholic sexual abuse after bombshell McCarrick report.

“I renew my closeness to victims of any abuse and commitment of the church to eradicate this evil,” he said. He then was silent for nearly a minute.

Published by USA TODAY at November 11, 2020 9:29 am.

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Expert views: Russia says its Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine is 92% effective.

Russia's Sputnik V vaccine is 92% effective at protecting people from COVID-19 according to interim trial results, the country's sovereign wealth fund said on Wednesday, as Moscow rushes to keep pace with Western drugmakers in the race for a shot.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 9:10 am.

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OPEC Cuts Oil Demand Outlook Again As COVID Slows Recovery.

For yet another month, OPEC revised down its expectations for global oil demand as the renewed spike in coronavirus cases in major economies is slowing down the oil demand recovery. In its closely watched Monthly Oil Market Report (MOMR), the cartel cut on Wednesday its global oil demand forecast for this year by 300,000 barrels per day (bpd) compared to last month’s estimate and now sees global oil demand at slightly above 90.0 million bpd this year, down by 9.8 million bpd compared to 2019. The main reasons for the expected even lower demand…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 11, 2020 9:00 am.

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India to regulate streaming services, online content.

India's federal government will regulate content on video streaming platforms, including global services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Walt Disney's Hotstar, as part of rules announced this week.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 8:55 am.

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Analysis: Fear on the wild frontier as riskier stock markets left trailing.

Frontier stocks have trailed bigger emerging markets in recovering from the coronavirus-induced crash as liquidity has dried up and investors beat a hasty retreat.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 8:50 am.

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Breakingviews - Corona Capital: Alibaba, London, Insurers.

Corona Capital is a column updated throughout the day by Breakingviews columnists around the world with short, sharp pandemic-related insights.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 8:48 am.

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Late to the game, AB InBev still sees victory in seltzers.

Having missed out on the hottest new alcohol trend in the United States, Anheuser-Busch InBev reckons it can still overhaul rivals by ramping up innovation, marketing and harnessing its top brand, Bud Light.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 8:45 am.

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BMW unveils electric SUV to challenge Tesla, plans U.S. launch in early 2022.

German luxury automaker BMW AG unveiled on Wednesday an electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) called the BMW iX, planned to go on sale in the United States in early 2022 to compete with Tesla Inc and other rivals.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 8:35 am.

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'A stain on our country': ICE efforts to stop COVID-19 spread fail to protect immigrant detainees from the virus.

A study by Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital found the case rate among detainees was more than 13 times that of the US population.

Published by USA TODAY at November 11, 2020 8:33 am.

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London statue honoring feminist pioneer taped up, cloaked in masks.

A newly unveiled nude female statue in London meant to honor feminist pioneer Mary Wollstonecraft has been targeted by unknown critics who stuck black tape on its breasts and pubic area, draped it in COVID masks and dressed it in a T-shirt.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 8:30 am.

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Cuba reopens Havana airport ahead of tourism high season.

Havana airport will open to regular commercial flights on Sunday after being closed for seven and a half months due to the coronavirus pandemic, Cuban state-run media said late on Tuesday citing Cuba's Institute of Civil Aeronautics.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 8:25 am.

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Alibaba boasts $70.6 billion sales in first post-virus Singles' Day.

China's Alibaba <9988.HK> said orders on its e-commerce platform during the Singles' Day shopping event hit 467.5 billion yuan ($70.6 billion) by Wednesday evening.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 8:15 am.

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Moderna on track to report COVID-19 vaccine data later this month.

Moderna Inc said on Wednesday it was on track to report early data from a late-stage trial of its experimental coronavirus vaccine later this month, and could file for U.S. emergency use authorization in December.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 8:10 am.

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Exclusive: TikTok-owner ByteDance to rake in $27 billion in ad revenue by year-end :sources.

TikTok-owner ByteDance is on track to generate at least 180 billion yuan ($27.2 billion) in advertising revenue in China this year, which will cement its no. 2 spot in China's digital ad market, two people with knowledge of the matter said.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 8:05 am.

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Cycling: Groenewegen gets nine-month suspension for crash with Jakobsen.

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) on Wednesday suspended Dutch cyclist Dylan Groenewegen for nine months for causing a crash that resulted in compatriot Fabio Jakobsen being placed in a medically induced coma in August.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 7:55 am.

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Portugal's shoemakers switch from fancy to comfy to survive pandemic.

Weddings were postponed, cocktail parties cancelled and work events replaced by video calls. With social gatherings severely curtailed due to the coronavirus pandemic, people have been buying far fewer shoes.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 7:50 am.

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Breakingviews - Private equity can sprint ahead in Adidas castoffs.

Reebok Classics are not a good fit for Adidas. Buyout firms are interested in buying the underperforming brand, best known for 80s trainer styles, the Financial Times reported. For an acquirer to make a private equity-style return, however, the German sportswear group will...

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 7:48 am.

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Nasdaq futures rise 1% as tech stocks snap back.

U.S. stock index futures jumped on Wednesday as signs of a working COVID-19 vaccine raised hopes of a faster-than-expected economic rebound even as some states braced for new business restrictions to combat surging infections.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 7:45 am.

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This easy 4-step skin care routine helps reveal glowing skin.

Following this simple 4-step routine can help skin look clearer and more radiant.

Published by USA TODAY at November 11, 2020 7:45 am.

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The CDC chief lost his way during COVID-19. Now his agency is in the balance.

Director Dr. Robert Redfield compromised the CDC’s scientific credibility during COVID pandemic. A new administration inherits a loss of public trust.

Published by USA TODAY at November 11, 2020 7:33 am.

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Germany sees spike in COVID-19 deaths.

Germany on Wednesday reported the biggest spike in deaths linked to COVID-19 since April, and its health minister warned that the number of daily infections had not fallen enough yet to flatten the curve.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 7:20 am.

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Puerto Rico finds over 100 briefcases with uncounted ballots a week after election.

Puerto Rico’s elections commission said it has found over 100 briefcases with uncounted ballots a week after the U.S. territory held its election.

Published by USA TODAY at November 11, 2020 7:18 am.

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EU seals deal with Pfizer-BioNTech for supply of 300 million doses of COVID vaccine.

The European Commission said on Wednesday it had sealed a deal with Pfizer and BioNTech for the supply of up to 300 million doses of their COVID-19 vaccine candidate.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 7:15 am.

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Internet sleuths use misinformation in attempt to prove dead people voted in Michigan.

This kind of misinformation about dead voters is spreading online with support from people in Trump’s campaign, despite offering no hard evidence.

Published by USA TODAY at November 11, 2020 7:15 am.

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Trudeau says Canada will not bow to China's 'coercive diplomacy'

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday that his country would not cave in to pressure from China over the case of Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou who was arrested in Canada on a U.S. warrant almost two years ago.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 7:10 am.

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COVID-19 'war games': the computer program that could help save your job.

Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane has signed up to judge the winner of a 'war game' designed to help firms find alternatives to mass layoffs in the face of a coronavirus-driven slowdown.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 7:00 am.

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Election 2020 live updates: Joe Biden continues transition process as Trump, Pence take part in Veterans Day event.

Democratic Sen. Chris Coons said GOP colleagues are privately asking him to congratulate Joe Biden on winning because they can't publicly do so.

Published by USA TODAY at November 11, 2020 7:00 am.

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'Bachelorette' suitor Peter Giannikopoulos tests positive for COVID-19, crashes car after test results.

New "Bachelorette" suitor Peter Giannikopoulos tested positive for coronavirus, then crashed his car. "I had angels watching over me," he wrote.

Published by USA TODAY at November 11, 2020 6:56 am.

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Etihad flags more cabin crew job cuts, to keep Airbus A380s grounded.

Etihad Airways told cabin crew on Wednesday there would be layoffs this week, an internal email seen by Reuters showed, and a company source said the airline will keep its Airbus A380 superjumbos parked "indefinitely" due to a slower than expected recovery in air travel...

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 6:50 am.

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Veterans Day 2020 freebies: Where veterans, military can eat free, get a free haircut and find deals Wednesday.

Veterans and active-military members can find discounts and freebies this Veterans Day including free haircuts, car washes and even flu shots.

Published by USA TODAY at November 11, 2020 6:45 am.

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TikTok to increase Irish staff to 1,100 in rapid expansion.

TikTok will increase its number of employees in Ireland to 1,100 by early 2021 from just 20 in January, the Chinese-owned video app said on Wednesday, a pace of expansion Ireland's foreign investment agency said was one of the fastest on record.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 6:35 am.

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Thousands of Armenians demand prime minister quit over ceasefire.

Thousands of Armenian demonstrators, chanting "Nikol is a traitor", demanded Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan resign on Wednesday over a ceasefire that secured territorial advances for Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh after six weeks of fighting.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 6:30 am.

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On Veterans Day, how President-elect Biden's plan for the Pentagon differs from Trump.

In President-elect Joe Biden's administration, expect greater outreach to allies and changes on social issues, such as Confederate names.

Published by USA TODAY at November 11, 2020 6:30 am.

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Tibet Rhodiola Pharma obtains right to develop Russia's Sputnik-V vaccine in China.

Chinese firm Tibet Rhodiola Pharma holding <600211.SS> said on Wednesday that it has obtained non-exclusive right to develop, manufacture, import or commercialize Russia's COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 6:20 am.

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Parler, MeWe, Gab gain momentum as conservative social media alternatives in post-Trump age.

The rise of conservative-friendly platform Parler raises the specter of further political polarization through digital means.

Published by USA TODAY at November 11, 2020 6:15 am.

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Japanese town deploys 'Monster Wolf' robots to deter wild bears.

A Japanese town has deployed robot wolves in an effort to scare away bears that have become an increasingly dangerous nuisance in the countryside.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 6:10 am.

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California’s state pension fund pushes companies to cut their carbon pollution.

Almost 2 million Californians receive a pension from CalPERS, the California Public Employees Retirement System. “Because we’re a pension fund, we rely on companies thriving in the economy to generate the returns, and we pay pensions out of that,” says ...

Published by Yale Climate Connections at November 11, 2020 6:00 am.

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Pound hits two-month highs versus euro as vaccine seen as UK lifeline.

Sterling hit its highest level in more than two months versus the euro on Wednesday as investors were optimistic that a vaccine against COVID-19 would provide a lifeline to the UK economy and more hopeful about the chances of a Brexit deal.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 5:50 am.

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Bahrain's Sheikh Khalifa quelled opposition unrest, defended dynastic rule.

Bahrain's veteran prime minister Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa quashed repeated opposition unrest in almost half a century in office and was a fierce critic of the Arab Spring, saying it had brought Arabs only "death, chaos and destruction".

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 5:35 am.

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10 Wednesday AM Reads.

My mid-week morning train WFH reads: • What Joe Biden’s Win Over Donald Trump Means For Your Money The policies of the U.S. president-elect could shape the way millions of Americans save, spend and manage their finances for years. (Bloomberg) see also What a Biden Presidency Means for Your Finances aa (Of Dollars And Data)…

Published by The Big Picture at November 11, 2020 5:30 am.

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Bahrain's security hawk prime minister, arch-foe of opposition, dies.

Bahrain's Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman al Khalifa, the world's longest serving prime minister who put down opposition unrest repeatedly during his near half century in power, has died, authorities said on Wednesday.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 5:28 am.

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U.N. urges Mozambique to investigate reported massacres, beheadings.

The United Nations called on Mozambique to investigate reports that militants had massacred villagers and beheaded women and children in a restive northern region.

Published by Reuters at November 11, 2020 5:22 am.

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