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UK's Sunak authorises bailout to rescue strategically important companies

25 May 2020

British Finance Minister Rishi Sunak has authorised a bailout plan to rescue companies that are seen as strategically important, with the Treasury saying it may step in to support crucial businesses on a "last resort" basis after other options run out.

Saudi wealth fund boosts U.S. holdings with stakes in Citi, Boeing, Facebook

16 May 2020

DUBAI/BENGALURU Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund has bought minority stakes in major American companies including Boeing, Facebook and Citigroup, a regulatory filing showed, giving it a portfolio of nearly $10 billion in U.S.-listed stocks.

Trump fires State Department inspector general in latest broadside against watchdogs

16 May 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump fired State Department Inspector General Steve Linick late on Friday, with the ousting leading to heavy criticism from senior Democratic lawmakers, including House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Trump fires State Department inspector general in latest broadside against watchdogs

16 May 2020

May 16 U.S. President Donald Trump fired State Department Inspector General Steve Linick late on Friday, with the ousting leading to heavy criticism from senior Democratic lawmakers, including House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Arrest warrants issued for NFL players over armed robbery allegations

15 May 2020

Arrest warrants have been issued for National Football League (NFL) players Quinton Dunbar and Deandre Baker in Miramar, Florida, after they were accused of being involved in an armed robbery, local police said late on Thursday.

Watchdog reports record number of anti-Semitic incidents in U.S. last year

12 May 2020

Jews in the United States suffered the largest number of anti-Semitic incidents last year since the Anti-Defamation League began collecting records 40 years ago, the racism watchdog said on Tuesday.

Washington in talks with chipmakers about building U.S. factories

11 May 2020

The Trump administration is in talks with semiconductor companies about building chip factories in the United States, representatives from two chipmakers said on Sunday.

Three key U.S. coronavirus officials in self-quarantine after COVID-19 exposure

10 May 2020

Three senior officials guiding the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic were in self-quarantine on Saturday after coming into contact with someone who had tested positive for the disease, their agencies and spokesmen said. | Video

Tres autoridades de EEUU claves en lucha contra coronavirus quedan en autocuarentena: reportes

10 May 2020

9 mayo Tres autoridades estadounidenses claves en la respuesta al coronavirus quedaron en autocuarentena el sábado, tras entrar en contacto con alguien que dio positivo por COVID-19, según un portavoz y reportes de medios.

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Trump pushes military solution to unrest in U.S. cities

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said U.S. troops should take to the streets of New York City, while elsewhere five officers were shot and wounded, as police clashed with crowds nationwide protesting the killing of an unarmed black man.