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'Rise from the rubble': Lebanese artist turns blast debris into symbol of hope.

She stands nearly three metres tall with her arm raised, the wind whipping the hair away from her scarred face, and a broken clock at her feet with the hands showing 6.08, the time that a blast ripped through Beirut port on the evening of Aug. 4.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 2:25 pm.

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Philadelphia to ban all indoor gatherings as COVID-19 surges.

Philadelphia will ban all indoor gatherings and severely limit outdoor events as COVID-19 increases "exponentially" in the sixth largest U.S. city, health commissioner Thomas Farley said Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 2:20 pm.

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Breakthrough COVID vaccine tech could help defeat other diseases.

Breakthrough technology that transforms the body into a virus-zapping vaccine factory is poised to revolutionise the fight against COVID-19 but future pandemics and even cancer could be next, scientists say.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 2:17 pm.

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How one man took control after receiving a life-altering medical diagnosis.

After learning he had chronic kidney disease, this patient made a plan to prioritize his health.

Published by USA TODAY at November 16, 2020 2:17 pm.

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BBVA and Sabadell in talks to create Spain's second-biggest domestic bank.

BBVA and smaller rival Sabadell said on Monday they are in talks to create Spain's second-biggest domestic lender by assets, the latest move in the accelerating consolidation of the Spanish banking sector.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 2:10 pm.

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WHO sees limited COVID-19 vaccine doses in early 2021.

The World Health Organization's chief scientist said on Monday she expected there to be "very limited" COVID-19 vaccine doses available in the first half of 2021.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 2:05 pm.

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Italy calls in warzone doctor to sort out Calabria COVID-19 health crisis.

The Italian government on Monday called upon one of the country's leading emergency healthcare experts, who usually operates in warzones, to help sort out a growing coronavirus health crisis in the southern region of Calabria.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 2:00 pm.

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Is The World’s Top Fertilizer The Missing Element In Super Batteries?

Here's an idea: what would happen if the world's most popular fertilizer can double as energy storage? Maybe storage will inch that much closer to large-scale reality and ensure the future of renewables as our main source of energy. And maybe it will offer a necessary alternative to green hydrogen, hype and all. Ammonia is one of the most massively produced chemicals in the world. Its most common use, the one everyone must have heard about and the one that takes 80 percent of output, is as fertilizer. Ammonia is also used in the production process…

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Breakingviews - Corona Capital: U.S. malls, Online reviews.

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

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 1:55 pm.

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Fixing jobs market means more than low unemployment, Fed's Clarida says.

The Federal Reserve will use a broad set of employment measures including the labor force participation rate to determine when the economy has returned to "maximum employment," part of an aggressive new approach to repairing the U.S. job market, Fed Vice Chair Richard Clarida...

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 1:50 pm.

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Moderna vaccine is second to exceed expectations; mutated virus may be more vulnerable to new vaccines.

The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 1:40 pm.

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Her daughter is sick. She's caring for her grandchild. Now this New Jersey woman faces deportation, too.

In July, Luz Vanegas' daughter suffered brain damage while giving birth. Then the government said she would have to leave the country.

Published by USA TODAY at November 16, 2020 1:35 pm.

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Category 5 Hurricane Iota on track to bring catastrophic winds, rain, storm surge to Central America.

Hurricane Iota explosively intensified into a category 5 hurricane overnight, becoming the latest category 5 storm ever observed in the Atlantic. Iota is predicted to make landfall in northern Nicaragua on Monday night at or just below category 5 strength, ...

Published by Yale Climate Connections at November 16, 2020 1:21 pm.

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Twitter names famed hacker 'Mudge' as head of security.

Social media giant Twitter Inc, under increased threat of regulation and plagued by serious security breaches, is appointing one of the world's best-regarded hackers to tackle everything from engineering missteps to misinformation.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 1:20 pm.

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Prosus expects up to 22.7% earnings growth for six months to end-September.

Prosus NV , the giant investor in online classifieds, food delivery, and payments, expects to report 16.9-22.7% growth in earnings per share for the six months to the end of September, it said on Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 1:15 pm.

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Travel restrictions challenge vaccine rollout, airlines warn.

Air cargo operators may struggle to distribute new COVID-19 vaccines effectively unless pandemic travel restrictions are eased, global airlines cautioned on Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 1:05 pm.

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Former Harvard fencing coach, businessman charged with $1.5 million bribery scheme.

A former Harvard University fencing coach and the chief executive of a telecommunications company were arrested on Monday on charges that they engaged in a bribery scheme aimed at securing the admission of the businessman's two sons to the Ivy League school.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 1:00 pm.

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UK orders five million doses of Moderna vaccine, eyes spring arrival.

Britain has secured 5 million doses of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine developed by Moderna Inc after it reported positive trial results, health minister Matt Hancock said on Monday, with the earliest doses expected for delivery in spring.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 1:00 pm.

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Saudi Aramco Plans Multi-Billion-Dollar Bond Issue.

Saudi Arabia’s oil giant Aramco plans to issue U.S.-denominated bonds, with the exact amount subject to market conditions, the world’s largest oil-producing company said on Monday, as it has doubled down on paying huge dividends amid profit slumps. Citi, Goldman Sachs International, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, and NCB Capital will be underwriters of the upcoming bond issue, which will be in several tranches with a maturity of 3, 5, 10, 30 and/or 50 years, subject to market conditions, Aramco said in a filing with the Saudi stock…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 16, 2020 1:00 pm.

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Britain secures 5 million doses of Moderna's COVID vaccine: health minister.

Britain has secured 5 million doses of Moderna's experimental COVID-19 vaccine after interim data indicated it was 94.5% effective, health minister Matt Hancock said on Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 12:35 pm.

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Pfizer shares drop as Moderna vaccine seen easier to distribute.

Shares in Pfizer fell on Monday after rival drugmaker Moderna said its experimental vaccine against COVID-19 was 94.5% effective and that it can be stored at normal fridge temperatures.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 12:35 pm.

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Is it safe to travel for the holidays? This COVID-19 risk assessment map can help you decide.

Planning events and travel during COVID-19 is risky. To help assess risk, this interactive map updates in real time daily with cases and more updates.

Published by USA TODAY at November 16, 2020 12:32 pm.

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U.S. Natural Gas Stocks Close To Record-High At Refill Season End.

Natural gas inventories in the United States ended the injection season between April and October 2020 close to the all-time high from 2016, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Monday. At the end of the refill season—which is April 1 to October 31—the amount of working natural gas in storage stood at 3,920 billion cubic feet (Bcf), close to the record of 4,047 Bcf from the middle of November 2016, according to EIA data from its latest weekly natural gas inventory report last week. The injection season this year…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 16, 2020 12:30 pm.

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Southwest CEO says eyeing Boeing 737 MAX 'white tails' but not taking extra planes.

Southwest Airlines is eyeing Boeing 737 MAX jets which have lost their original buyers, the so-called "white tails," Chief Executive Gary Kelly said on Monday, but has no plans to increase the size of its fleet.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 12:25 pm.

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Putin orders defence ministry to sign deal on Russian Navy logistics hub in Sudan: TASS.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the defence ministry to conclude an agreement with Sudan on setting up a Russian naval facility in the African country, TASS news agency reported on Monday, citing an order.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 12:20 pm.

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WhatsApp to provide peer-to-peer payments services in Brazil soon: central bank chief.

WhatsApp, the messaging service of Facebook Inc, will soon enter the Brazilian market providing peer-to-peer (P2P) payment services, central bank president Roberto Campos Neto said on Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 12:10 pm.

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Will Biden Lead To More Or Less Volatility In Oil Markets?

Oil markets feared that a Biden victory will lead to a price crash given his clean energy agenda, yet, prices have only been affected by U.S. election uncertainty during the past weeks. Now a Joe Biden presidency is almost a certainty, equity markets and risk assets including oil are rallying. Adding fuel to the fire, markets have been bolstered by the announcement of a potentially effective vaccine by Pfizer and Moderna and talk about an extension of current OPEC+ output cuts. News about an extension of OPEC+ cuts came as the markets are digesting…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 16, 2020 12:00 pm.

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Swimming Santa brings Dead Sea to life with tree and cheer.

At the lowest point on earth, in the middle of a giant salt lake where animals and plants have no chance of surviving, a jolly man dressed in red with a flowing white beard stuck a Christmas tree in the ground and went for a swim.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 12:00 pm.

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Explainer: Shot in the dark - Early COVID-19 vaccine efficacy explained.

Moderna Inc delivered the latest good news from COVID-19 vaccine developers, saying its experimental vaccine is 94.5% effective in preventing the disease based on interim data from a late-stage trial.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 11:50 am.

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Exclusive: EU eyes COVID vaccine deal with Moderna at less than $25 per dose, says source.

The European Commission wants to reach a deal with Moderna Inc for the supply of millions of doses of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate for a price below $25 per dose, an EU official involved in the talks said.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 11:45 am.

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Vaccine rollout could cause U.S. dollar to fall 20% in 2021: Citi.

The widespread distribution of vaccines to combat the coronavirus pandemic and ongoing monetary easing could cause the U.S. dollar <=USD> to weaken as much as 20% next year, Citibank said on Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 11:35 am.

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Unpaid internships often exclude young people of color. It's time to end them.

Unpaid internships exclude young people and their parents who have to choose between their professional future and economic survival.

Published by USA TODAY at November 16, 2020 11:33 am.

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It's crucial to get a flu shot this year amid the coronavirus pandemic, doctors say.

With the coronavirus pandemic in the mix, this is a "critical year" for people to get the seasonal flu vaccine, the CDC's director and other experts say.

Published by USA TODAY at November 16, 2020 11:31 am.

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OPEC+ weighs oil cuts extension, sees weaker compliance.

OPEC and allies including Russia are leaning towards postponement of a planned January increase to oil output by at least three months to support prices as the COVID-19 pandemic continues its second wave, sources told Reuters on Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 11:25 am.

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Christmas during COVID-19: USPS launches Operation Santa with new digital letter adoption.

As our COVID-19 world slinks into the holiday season, there is at least one tradition standing steadfast: the U.S. Postal Service’s Operation Santa.

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

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Volkswagen accelerates shift to electric, autonomous era.

Volkswagen is paring back the variety of combustion-engined cars and retooling more factories to build electric vehicles in an effort to keep up with rival Tesla , the chief executive of the world's largest carmaker said.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 11:10 am.

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Mastercard gets U.S. DoJ green light for Finicity deal.

Mastercard Inc said (https://mastercardcontentexchange.com/newsroom/2020/november/mastercard-statement-on-department-of-justice-approval-of-finicity-acquisition/?source=content_type%3Areact%7Cfirst_level_url%3Anews%7Csection%3Amain_content%7Cbutton%3Abody_link) on Monday...

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 11:00 am.

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Japan Looks To Open The World's First Hydrogen Import Facility.

Japan is famous for its unique culture and technological prowess. What makes the world's third-largest economy even more remarkable is the absence of significant natural resources that are necessary to power industrial processes. Japan has an extremely high import dependency which is unusual for a major economy. To make matters worse, the geographic characteristics of the island nation increase transportation costs significantly. Decarbonization of Japan’s energy system is a serious challenge as the country is densely populated, mountainous,…

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Israel economy strikes back in third-quarter after first lockdown lifted.

Israel's economy put on a blistering burst of growth in the third quarter, expanding an annualised 37.9% as consumer spending, exports and investment took off after being hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic in the first half of the year.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 10:50 am.

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There are now two promising potential COVID vaccines. This is what we know about them.

Two big companies are leading the race for a coronavirus vaccine and have released promising results from their Phase 3 trials. Here's what they mean.

Published by USA TODAY at November 16, 2020 10:39 am.

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Some Iowans wait months for unemployment payments; state employees blame a 48-year-old computer system for jobless aid delays.

More than seven months after the coronavirus pandemic caused mass business closures, some Iowans are still waiting for their proper payments.

Published by USA TODAY at November 16, 2020 10:33 am.

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Michigan Order Enbridge To Shut Down Line 5.

Michigan’s Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the director of the state’s Department of Natural Resources have revoked Enbridge’s easement for the operation of the twin Line 5 pipeline, citing repeated violations of the easement and the need to protect the Great Lakes. “The state is revoking the easement for violation of the public trust doctrine, given the unreasonable risk that continued operation of the dual pipelines poses to the Great Lakes,” an official statement said. “Moreover, the state is terminating the…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 16, 2020 10:30 am.

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PSA boss sees more auto deals, and some failures, in electric shift.

The head of Peugeot maker PSA Group expects more consolidation in the auto industry as carmakers invest vast sums to make electric vehicles, he said on Monday, while predicting some wouldn't make it through the coming decade.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 10:20 am.

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Beer for breakfast? New Waffle House collaboration brew smells like bacon.

Restaurant chain Waffle House has teamed with Georgia's Oconee Brewing Co. to make an ale that has a bacon aroma.

Published by USA TODAY at November 16, 2020 10:17 am.

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Moderna vaccine stability enables distribution in rural America: U.S. official.

Moderna Inc's COVID-19 vaccine will be easy to distribute, particularly to rural areas, because it can be stored for one month at standard refrigerator temperatures, Matthew Hepburn, head of vaccines for the U.S. Operation Warp Speed program, said on Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 10:16 am.

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ECB to probe major payment system outage.

The European Central Bank said on Monday it was launching an independent review of a major outage of its payment systems and other incidents affecting its settlement platforms this year.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 10:10 am.

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NASA Wants To Build A Nuclear Plant On The Moon.

NASA is planning to build a base and a nuclear power plant on the Moon by 2026 and is inviting proposals from companies ready to take on the challenge. According to a statement issued by the Department of Energy, the plan will involve the construction of a 10-kW class fission surface power system to be used for demonstrative purposes. The plant is to be manufactured and assembled on Earth and then shipped to the Moon on a launch vehicle. This vehicle will take the plant to Moon orbit, from where a lander will take it to the surface of the satellite.…

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Hungary, Poland block 2021-2027 EU budget, recovery package.

Hungary and Poland blocked on Monday the adoption of the 2021-2027 budget and recovery fund by European Union governments because it included a clause which makes access to money conditional on respecting the rule of law.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 9:50 am.

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New Jersey tightens restrictions as COVID-19 surges across the United States.

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy on Monday announced stricter capacity restrictions for both indoor and outdoor gatherings as more U.S. states took steps to combat the latest coronavirus surge.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 9:40 am.

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Coronavirus live updates: Fauci encouraged by Moderna's vaccine news; Scott Atlas and Gretchen Whitmer spar over Michigan restrictions.

Positive news from Moderna on vaccines. British PM Boris Johnson is self-isolating. Costco no longer OK with mask exemptions. Latest COVID news.

Published by USA TODAY at November 16, 2020 9:36 am.

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Here's how Disney World, Six Flags and more US theme parks are celebrating the holidays.

A number of theme parks will be open to celebrate the holidays with twinkling lights-filled special events despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published by USA TODAY at November 16, 2020 9:33 am.

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NHC says Iota strengthens to category 5 hurricane.

Iota strengthened into a category 5 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale and is forecast to make landfall in northeastern Nicaragua on Monday night, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 9:31 am.

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Virgin Galactic reschedules test flight due to New Mexico lockdown.

Virgin Galactic has rescheduled a test flight planned from its New Mexico spaceport later this week after the U.S. state imposed fresh COVID-19 restrictions, billionaire Richard Branson's space tourism firm said on Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 9:30 am.

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Twitter Blocks Iran Oil Minister's Account.

Twitter has blocked the official account of Bijan Zanganeh, the Petroleum Minister of Iran, IRNA has reported. The U.S. government slapped sanctions Ion Zanganeh in late October, as part of a round of sanctions targeting the country's oil industry specifically, including the National Iranian Oil Company and the National Iranian Tanker Company. These were sanctioned for "their financial support to Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force (IRGC-QF)," according to a Treasury statement. Senior NIOC and NITC personnel have worked closely…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 16, 2020 9:30 am.

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This airline will let you swap airline miles for a free at-home COVID-19 test.

Hawaiian Airlines announced it would allow its loyalty program members to redeem airline miles for a mail-in COVID-19 test kit.

Published by USA TODAY at November 16, 2020 9:26 am.

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EU says talks with Moderna on COVID-19 vaccine candidate are ongoing.

The European Union Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides said the EU was in talks with Moderna to secure doses of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate but negotiations had not been wrapped up yet.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 9:25 am.

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Walmart expects $2 billion non-cash loss from stake sale in Japan's Seiyu.

Walmart Inc said on Monday it sees a non-cash loss of about $2 billion after tax, in its fourth fiscal quarter due to a sale of a majority stake in Japanese supermarket chain Seiyu.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 9:10 am.

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Family of Quawan 'Bobby' Charles marches as Louisiana teen's death investigated as homicide.

The family of Quawan "Bobby" Charles and other community members took to the streets to demand transparency into the teen's disappearance an

Published by USA TODAY at November 16, 2020 9:02 am.

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Uber to accept fast payments in Brazil in partnership with Ebanx.

Uber Technologies Inc started on Monday to take instant payments in Brazil in partnership with payments startup Ebanx, both companies said.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 9:00 am.

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UK faces skills shortage as COVID-19 splits job market, McKinsey says.

Britain will face a growing skills shortage over the next decade if it does not start retraining and reskilling workers for the shift to a digital-based economy which has been sped up by the COVID-19 pandemic, a McKinsey report said on Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 9:00 am.

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Q&A: Where are we in the COVID-19 vaccine race?

Drugmakers and research centers around the world are working on COVID-19 vaccines, with large global trials of several of the candidates involving tens of thousands of participants well underway.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 8:40 am.

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'Be lazy, save lives,' young Germans urged in comic COVID video.

A tongue-in-cheek video clip that urges young Germans to do their patriotic duty in the war against coronavirus by just staying at home and being couch potatoes has become an internet sensation, garnering more than one million clicks by Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 8:35 am.

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Researchers find coronavirus was circulating in Italy earlier than thought.

The new coronavirus was circulating in Italy in September 2019, a study by the National Cancer Institute (INT) of the Italian city of Milan shows, signaling that it might have spread beyond China earlier than thought.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 8:30 am.

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Oil Prices Leap Higher On Fresh Vaccine Hopes.

Oil prices jumped by 4 percent early on Monday, bolstered by another potential vaccine breakthrough, as well as bullish economic data from China. As of 9:14 a.m. ET on Monday, WTI Crude was up 4.46 percent at $41.92 and Brent Crude was trading up 3.95 percent at $44.48. Prices shot up after Moderna said on Monday that the Phase 3 study of its vaccine candidate—which had enrolled more than 30,000 participants in the U.S.—had met statistical criteria with a vaccine efficacy of 94.5 percent. Moderna plans to file for an Emergency Use Authorization…

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Fast-strengthening Hurricane Iota barrels toward Central America, could be Category 5 by landfall.

A fast-strengthening Hurricane Iota is approaching the same part of Central America battered by a similarly powerful Hurricane Eta just over a week ago.

Published by USA TODAY at November 16, 2020 8:29 am.

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Britain decouples from EU with delay to bank and investment rules.

New capital rules for banks and investment firms will be implemented at the start of 2022, six months later than originally indicated to give industry more time to prepare, the British authorities said on Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 8:20 am.

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Moscow turns ice rink into hospital as Russia's COVID-19 cases hit record.

Russia reported a record 22,778 new daily coronavirus cases on Monday as the authorities in Moscow turned to a temporary hospital built inside an ice rink to handle the influx of COVID-19 patients.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 8:20 am.

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We can stop COVID-19: Moderna vaccine success gives world more hope.

Moderna Inc's experimental vaccine was 94.5% effective in preventing COVID-19 based on interim data from a late-stage trial, the company said on Monday, becoming the second U.S. drugmaker to report results that far exceed expectations.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 8:15 am.

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EU says more vaccine deals to come soon as Moderna unveils positive results.

The European Commission said on Monday that positive results announced by U.S. biotech firm Moderna for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate were encouraging and said the bloc was working to sign more supply deals with vaccine makers.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 8:10 am.

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Support for MAX brand wavers as Boeing jet nears green light.

Boeing Co is set to win approval for its grounded 737 MAX this week, but chinks are appearing in the brand as the most traumatic chapter in the jetmaker's history overshadows the planes' original billing of superlative performance.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 7:50 am.

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Breakingviews - Corona Capital: Alstom, Korean Air, UK activism.

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

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 7:43 am.

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Expert views: Moderna says its vaccine is 94.5% effective in preventing COVID-19.

Moderna Inc said on Monday its experimental vaccine was 94.5% effective in preventing COVID-19 based on interim data from a late-stage clinical trial, becoming the second U.S. company in a week to report results that far exceed expectations.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 7:35 am.

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BBRG: Yield Hunters Have Three Options.

Yield Hunters Have Three Options The traditional “60/40” portfolio of stocks and bonds can be saved with a few modest tweaks Bloomberg, November 16, 2020 One of the most challenging issues facing investors today is the impact of ZIRP on the fixed income part of their portfolios. In today’s column, I wanted…

Published by The Big Picture at November 16, 2020 7:30 am.

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OPEC+ starts meetings to weigh further steps to support market.

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies started meetings on Monday that will look at further action to support the oil market in 2021, as the second wave of coronavirus weighs on demand and prices.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 7:20 am.

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Women struggle to access abortion as pandemic adds to hurdles in Europe.

Helplines across Europe have reported higher demand for their services as the coronavirus pandemic adds to the hurdles many women face to access abortion.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 7:20 am.

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Costco face mask policy update requires all shoppers to wear a mask or shield amid coronavirus surges.

Costco Wholesale Club's new mask policy goes into effect Monday and requires all members, guests and employees to wear a face mask or a face shield.

Published by USA TODAY at November 16, 2020 7:11 am.

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Scientists sound warning about PM Johnson's mass-testing "moonshot"

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plans for mass COVID-19 testing that might re-open large parts of the economy, known as "Operation Moonshot", are likely to be ineffective and expensive, scientists concerned about the scheme said on Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 7:10 am.

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Breakingviews - BBVA shows European banks how to exit the U.S.

European immigrants historically moved west to seek their fortune. Spanish lender BBVA is taking the opposite path after selling its U.S. subsidiary to PNC Financial Services for $11.6 billion in cash. The transaction enables boss Carlos Torres to turn thankless toil into...

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 7:00 am.

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I volunteered for Moderna's COVID vaccine trial. Here's why I think I got the vaccine, not placebo.

My second shot in the Moderna COVID vaccine trial gave me muscle stiffness and a short-term fever. So I think I got the real vaccine, not a placebo.

Published by USA TODAY at November 16, 2020 7:00 am.

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Endeavour to buy Teranga as gold dealmaking gathers pace.

West Africa-focused Endeavour Mining has agreed to buy Teranga Gold in an all-share deal that will create a top 10 gold producer aiming to list in London, the companies said on Monday, a week after announcing they were in talks.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 6:55 am.

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Seven-year-old Italian influencer challenges disability stereotypes.

Sirio Persichetti can't speak and can't feed himself but the seven-year-old has taken the social media world by storm with his daily antics, proving that a disability is no barrier to inspiring others.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 6:50 am.

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People's Choice Awards highlights: Demi Lovato's 'unengaged' joke, Blake Shelton's Gwen Stefani shout-out.

It was an odd People's Choice Awards with COVID-19. But Demi Lovato had jokes and outfit changes while Blake Shelton shouted-out to his new fiancee.

Published by USA TODAY at November 16, 2020 6:45 am.

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S&P, Dow futures rise as Moderna says vaccine 94.5% effective.

Futures tracking the S&P; 500 and the Dow rose on Monday after Moderna Inc said its experimental vaccine was 94.5% effective in preventing COVID-19, a week after Pfizer Inc reported positive results from its own late-stage trial.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 6:30 am.

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Factbox: Moderna COVID-19 vaccine stability eases distribution challenges.

Moderna Inc's experimental COVID-19 vaccine is more stable than expected at temperatures that ordinary refrigerators can provide and can be distributed using existing cold-chain shipping and storage infrastructure.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 6:29 am.

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Instant View: Moderna says its vaccine is 94.5% effective in preventing COVID-19.

Moderna Inc said on Monday its experimental vaccine was 94.5% effective in preventing COVID-19 based on interim data from a late-stage clinical trial, becoming the second U.S. company in a week to report results that far exceed expectations.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 6:29 am.

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EU regulator starts real-time review of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine candidate.

Europe's health regulator said on Monday it had launched a real-time review of U.S. drugmaker Moderna Inc's experimental COVID-19 vaccine, following similar such reviews of rival vaccines from AstraZeneca and Pfizer .

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 6:20 am.

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Moderna says its vaccine is 94.5% effective in preventing COVID-19.

Moderna Inc said on Monday its experimental vaccine was 94.5% effective in preventing COVID-19 based on interim data from a late-stage clinical trial, becoming the second U.S. company in a week to report results that far exceed expectations.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 6:12 am.

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Apple and Intel divorce: What's the best part? Great laptops for the holidays.

As Apple and Intel end a long computer chip relationship, both companies now have their own laptops on the way. Intel's Lenovo Yoga 9i shows promise.

Published by USA TODAY at November 16, 2020 6:09 am.

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Moderna's candidate COVID-19 vaccine looks to protect 94.5% of those who get it, trial shows. 'This makes me giddy,' one doctor says.

Moderna's candidate COVID-19 vaccine is even more effective that Pfizer's, trial results show. A "light at the end of the tunnel" for this pandemic.

Published by USA TODAY at November 16, 2020 6:02 am.

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Energy-efficient homes stay more comfortable during power outages.

Living in an energy-efficient home does not just save money on utility bills. A well-insulated, weather-tight house holds heat longer than one that’s poorly insulated and drafty. Ryan Colker is executive director of the Alliance for National and Community Resilience. ...

Published by Yale Climate Connections at November 16, 2020 6:00 am.

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Britain expects to roll out Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine before Christmas.

Britain expects to start rolling out the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine just before Christmas if it is declared safe and effective, health minister Matt Hancock said on Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 5:45 am.

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Exclusive: Russia focuses on freeze-dried vaccine doses as transport fix.

Russia expects to produce primarily freeze-dried Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine doses by the spring, a top official said, eliminating the need for transport at ultra-low temperatures as part of an ambitious plan to inoculate its population.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 5:40 am.

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10 Monday AM Reads.

My back to work morning train WFH reads: • Their coronavirus vaccine candidate has made them billionaires. This modest German Turkish couple doesn’t own a car. The husband-and-wife team behind one of the world’s top coronavirus vaccine candidates are the sort of people who don’t own a car and who took the morning off for…

Published by The Big Picture at November 16, 2020 5:30 am.

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Deutsche Bank CEO says focusing on restructuring in 2021, not mergers.

Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Officer Christian Sewing said on Monday that the German lender will focus on the bank's restructuring over the next year rather than on mergers.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 5:25 am.

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Spain's hard-pressed millennials move out of the city amid COVID.

By Clara-Laeila Laudette, Silvio Castellanos and Elena Rodriguez

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 5:20 am.

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Personal finance tips: Our son moved home but is struggling to find work. What rules should we set?

We told our recent grad he could live with us in 2020 to get on his feet, but he's struggled to find steady work. What financial rules should we set?

Published by USA TODAY at November 16, 2020 5:20 am.

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Pakistan's second wave of coronavirus infections gathers momentum.

Pakistan's recorded its highest number of daily COVID-19 infections since July on each of the last four days as a second wave of the epidemic gathered momentum, data released on Monday showed.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 5:10 am.

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LSU mishandled sexual misconduct complaints against students, including top athletes.

A USA TODAY investigation found LSU mishandled abuse allegations against top athletes and other students and subjected victims to further harm.

Published by USA TODAY at November 16, 2020 5:08 am.

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Indian Premier League cash-cow delivers even in COVID times.

The robust appeal of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was once again highlighted this year after the world's richest Twenty20 league escaped the economic aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic with only a few minor scratches.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 5:00 am.

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German economy minister says EU supply chains to remain intact.

Supply chains within the European Union are intact and will remain intact despite the COVID-19 pandemic, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 16, 2020 4:45 am.

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