Month: April 2020

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chile said on Thursday it would start reopening its national parks next week to give people a “well-being alternative” after weeks of coronavirus lockdowns. A general view of the Chilean capital Santiago, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), April 20, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado Agriculture Minister Antonio Walker said 21 national
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(Reuters) – Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s (BRKa.N) annual meeting will be nothing like the extravaganzas of years past, but will give Warren Buffett a chance to show how resilient his cash-rich conglomerate may be to the coronavirus pandemic, and the investment opportunities it offers. FILE PHOTO: Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett (L) and Vice Chairman Charlie
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(This story corrects headline and first paragraph in April 23 story after company clarifies it had mistakenly termed the 300 million as users instead of meeting participants) (Reuters) – Zoom (ZM.O) video conferencing app’s number of daily meeting participants grew by another 50% to 300 million in the last three weeks, as the company fought
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) makes a statement about coronavirus disease (COVID-19) economic relief legislation from the Speakers Lobby of the U.S. Capitol Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/Pool WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. state and local governments could need close to $1 trillion in aid over
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s Bundesliga will need to wait another week to find out about a possible restart after the government on Thursday delayed any decision over a league resumption amid the coronavirus pandemic. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Bayern Munich Training – Saebener Strasse, Munich, Germany – April 24, 2020 Bayern Munich’s Manuel Neuer
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is confident it can get a deal on its future ties with the European Union: London just needs Brussels to start treating the country as an independent negotiator, a source close to the British negotiating team said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: An official removes the European Union flag from Britain’s Permanent
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Scientists prepare to begin work at Cobra Biologics, they are working on a potential vaccine for COVID-19, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Keele, Britain, April 30, 2020. REUTERS/Carl Recine LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s government is focused on May 7 when a review of social distancing measures to fight the coronavirus outbreak
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(Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is assigning four close campaign allies to head up the process leading to one of his most important decisions: picking a running mate. FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the 11th Democratic candidates debate of the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign,
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State of Justice Robert Buckland is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain, March 3, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – British businesses should not ignore the lockdown rules for pubs and restaurants to stay closed, Britain’s justice minister Robert Buckland said on Thursday, when asked about a plan by
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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Concerns over leaks compelled the top U.S. infectious disease official to reveal data on Gilead Sciences Inc’s (GILD.O) experimental drug remdesivir, the first in a scientifically rigorous clincial trial to show benefit in treating COVID-19. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci attends a coronavirus response meeting between
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