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Bill Gates on Covid-19: Most tests are

Bill Gates on Covid-19: Most tests are

9 minutes ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Despite trillions of dollars of economic damage, Bill Gates is optimistic that a strong pipeline of therapies and vaccines will carry the US through the pandemic...
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US Republicans fret over Trump's fading fortunes

13 minutes ago   |   Politico

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump is in an August, coronavirus-induced slump - and his team is feeling it. The White House's negotiations with Capitol Hill over a fourth...
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Ryan Shorthouse: No, family values are not in decline

21 minutes ago   |   Conservative Home

Ryan Shorthouse is the Founder and Chief Executive of Bright Blue. We often hear from those yearning for yesteryear how, in this modern, liberal world, we are forgetting about...
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Gold Price Analysis: XAU/USD's meteoric rally falters, closes the week below $2050

4 hours ago   |   FXCM

Dollar comeback poured cold water on gold's record-breaking rally. US-China woes, US stimulus deadlock and upbeat NFP boosted the USD. The focus stays on US-China trade talks...
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US stocks closed mixed as traders weigh China tensions against positive July jobs report

US stocks closed mixed as traders weigh China tensions against positive July jobs report

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

US equities closed mixed on Friday as traders weighed escalating US-China tensions against rosy labor-market data. President Donald Trump issued executive orders Thursday...
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5 charts from July's jobs report highlighting the US economy's post-pandemic recovery - and 3 showing how much further it has to go

5 charts from July's jobs report highlighting the US economy's post-pandemic recovery - and 3 showing how much further it has to go

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The July jobs report released Friday beat economist expectations, showing that US employers added 1.8 million nonfarm payrolls during the month, and that the unemployment rate...
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Dow Struggles as Bears Find Joy on Stalling Stimulus Progress

16 hours ago   |   FXCM

By Yasin Ebrahim Investing.com - Wall Street struggled on Friday, as better-than-expected job gains were cast aside by a lack of progress among lawmakers on the next round of...
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Cristiano Ronaldo agreed a contract with Valencia in 2006

17 hours ago   |   CaughtOffside

Cristiano Ronaldo's career could've taken a very different turn if the outcry over his 2006 World Cup wink had further repercussions. The Portuguese had a part in getting...
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US sanctions Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam

19 hours ago   |   Politico   |   4 articles

The Treasury Department has imposed sanctions against Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam, the latest Trump administration action aimed at curbing Beijing's influence over the...
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Tencent tumbles 10% following Trump's executive order targeting TikTok and WeChat

Tencent tumbles 10% following Trump's executive order targeting TikTok and WeChat

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Tencent stock tanked as much as 10% on Friday following President Trump's executive order targeting its WeChat app. The order arrived in tandem with a similar order against...
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Thousands Of NHS Workers Prepare To March For Pay Rise

Thousands Of NHS Workers Prepare To March For Pay Rise

Thousands of NHS workers are gathering on the streets in towns and cities across the UK to demand a pay rise following the peak of the coronavirus crisis. Health service staff... Read more ...

Chelsea issued Kai Havertz transfer ultimatum by Bayer Leverkusen

Chelsea issued Kai Havertz transfer ultimatum by Bayer Leverkusen

The Kai Havertz asking price has been set Chelsea have been warned that there is no room for negotiation over Kai Havertz , they must meet Bayer Leverkusen's asking price of... Read more ...

‘What's special about us?' - Guardiola dismissive of favourites tag

‘What's special about us?' - Guardiola dismissive of favourites tag

Pep Guardiola has been quick to dampen claims Manchester City should now be regarded as Champions League favourites. City secured their place in the quarter-finals with a... Read more ...

Five teams, including Williams, appeal verdict

Five teams, including Williams, appeal verdict

Five Formula 1 teams - Renault, Racing Point, Ferrari, McLaren and Williams - have lodge their intention to appeal the Racing Point verdict. On Friday the FIA upheld Renault's... Read more ...

Trump downplays the warning from the US intel community that Russia is...

Trump downplays the warning from the US intel community that Russia is working to 'denigrate' Biden in the 2020 election

Donald Trump tried to dismiss the US intelligence community's concerns that Russia is working to stop Joe Biden winning the 2020 election. William Evanina, the Director of... Read more ...

Best cat memes to celebrate International Cat Day

Best cat memes to celebrate International Cat Day

When someone tells you they are ‘not a cat person'. It's International Cat Day which means it's the purr-fect excuse to share some of the best cat memes on the internet... Read more ...

Orlando Bloom on 'ups and downs' with pregnant fiancée Katy Perry

Orlando Bloom on 'ups and downs' with pregnant fiancée Katy Perry

The Pirates of the Caribbean star spoke candidly about his romance with pop star Katy Perry in an interview with News Corp Australia on Saturday. Read more ...

English trio play themselves into contention at US PGA Championship

English trio play themselves into contention at US PGA Championship

Tommy Fleetwood fired a brilliant second round of 64 to lead a three-pronged bid for an extremely rare English success in the US PGA Championship in San Francisco. China's Li... Read more ...

Raphael Varane apologises after shambolic display condemns Real Madrid to...

Raphael Varane apologises after shambolic display condemns Real Madrid to Champions League exit against Manchester City

Varane's blunders proved costly Raphael Varane has opened up on a ‘difficult night' in which his costly errors condemned Real Madrid to a 2-1 defeat to Manchester City at the... Read more ...

Terri Harper draws with British rival Natasha Jonas to retain world title

Terri Harper draws with British rival Natasha Jonas to retain world title

Harper was making the first defence of her world title in Eddie Hearn's back garden and made light work of Jonas Read more ...