Month: March 2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian authorities will open a pop-up coronavirus testing clinic next to Sydney’s Bondi Beach on Wednesday as health workers try to contain clusters of infections across the country. A closed McDonald’s dining is seen following the implementation of stricter social-distancing and self-isolation rules to limit the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
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(Reuters) – U.S. printer maker Xerox Holdings Corp (XRX.N) walked away from its $35 billion hostile cash-and-stock bid for HP Inc (HPQ.N) on Tuesday, after the coronavirus outbreak weighed on its campaign to take over the PC and printing equipment manufacturer. FILE PHOTO: The company logo for Xerox is displayed on a screen on the
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(Reuters) – Zoom Video Communications Inc’s (ZM.O) average user numbers in March were nearly three times that of its nearest rival Microsoft Corp’s (MSFT.O) Teams, according to research firm Apptopia, as the cornonavirus-driven stay-at-home lifted demand for video conferencing platforms. FILE PHOTO: The Zoom Video Communications logo is pictured at the NASDAQ MarketSite in New
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday completed a rollback of U.S. vehicle emissions standards adopted under his predecessor Barack Obama and will require 1.5% annual increases in efficiency through 2026 – far weaker than the 5% increases in the discarded rules. FILE PHOTO: Traffic travels along a highway next to Los Angeles,
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FILE PHOTO: European Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans speaks with French Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition Elisabeth Borne before meeting with EU environment ministers in Brussels, Belgium, March 5, 2020. REUTERS/Johanna Geron (Reuters) – The EU executive kick-started its plan to set a tougher 2030 emissions target on Tuesday, a move that could help
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday completed a rollback of vehicle emissions standards adopted under his predecessor Barack Obama and will require 1.5% annual increases in efficiency through 2026 – far weaker than the 5% increases in the discarded rules. FILE PHOTO: Traffic travels along a highway next to Los Angeles, California,
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DETROIT (Reuters) – U.S. new vehicle sales likely drove off a cliff in March as the coronavirus pandemic pounded consumer confidence and shuttered dealerships across much of the country, and sales are likely to take a further beating in April as social distancing guidelines remain in place. FILE PHOTO: Automobiles are shown for sale at
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A woman wearing a protective mask stands outside a bakery in York as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, York, Britain, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Lee Smith LONDON (Reuters) – The number of deaths from coronavirus in the United Kingdom rose by 27% in the space of a day to 1,789 as of Monday
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A weather system brings rain to traffic traveling on Interstate 5 past Solana Beach, California, U.S., September 20,2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Tuesday completed a rollback of vehicle emissions rules adopted under President Barack Obama and will require 1.5% annual increases in efficiency through 2026. The announcement sets up a
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SURABAYA, Indonesia/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – A drone dispersed clouds of disinfectant in the sky above Indonesia’s second-largest city Surabaya on Tuesday, a response to the coronavirus pandemic which is catching on around the world despite warnings from health experts. Firefighters spray disinfectant using high pressure pump truck to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), on
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FILE PHOTO: Tennis – “The Match In Africa” Exhibition Match – Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town, South Africa – February 7, 2020 Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates after winning the exhibition match against Spain’s Rafael Nadal REUTERS/Mike Hutchings/File Photo MUMBAI (Reuters) – Roger Federer delighted fans by posting a video on Twitter on Tuesday, which shows
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