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This long exposure photo shows streaks of lights from the cars passing by a Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics sign on the side of a building Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, in Tokyo, as the sky is colored by the sunset. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
October 12, 2020 - 7:44 am
LONDON (AP) — A global economic watchdog on Monday proposed an overhaul of international tax rules to make sure big tech companies pay their dues, and warned that failure to adopt it would make the economic recovery from COVID-19 harder. The Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and...
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October 12, 2020 - 7:16 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twilio is buying customer data start-up Segment in a stock deal valued at about $3.2 billion as demand for cloud technology surges during the pandemic. Both companies are based in San Francisco and Segment will become part of the cloud computing company. “By joining forces and...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2020, file photo, a house burns on Platina Road at the Zogg Fire near Ono, Calif. California's largest utility company said its equipment might have caused a fatal wildfire last month in a county in the northern part of the state, the Mercury News reported Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Ethan Swope, File)
October 11, 2020 - 1:58 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Fire investigators looking into what caused a wildfire that killed four people in far Northern California have taken possession of equipment belonging to Pacific Gas and Electric, the utility has reported. PG&E said in a filing Friday with the Public Utilities Commission...
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FILE - In this June 15, 2015, file photo, a Saudi man walks through the Tadawul stock exchange in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia's National Commercial Bank said Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, it will purchase rival lender Samba Financial Group in a deal valued at $14.8 billion, creating what would become the kingdom's largest bank. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)
October 11, 2020 - 10:25 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's National Commercial Bank said Sunday it will purchase rival lender Samba Financial Group in a deal valued at $14.8 billion, creating what would become the kingdom's largest bank. The bank will control some $223 billion in assets and a market...
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FILE - This June 3, 2020 file photo provided by the Hennepin County, Minn., Sheriff's Office shows former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is charged with murder in the death of George Floyd. Chauvin posted bail on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, and was released from prison, according to court documents. Chauvin posted a $1 million bond, and the Department of Corrections confirmed he was no longer in custody at the state's facility in Oak Park Heights, where he had been detained pending trial. (Hennepin County Sheriff's Office via AP)
October 09, 2020 - 3:35 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in the death of George Floyd posted bail Wednesday and was released from state prison, leading Minnesota's governor to activate the National Guard to help keep the peace in the event of protests. According to court...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2016 file photo, former New York Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford waves to fans from outside the dugout at the Yankees' annual Old Timers Day baseball game in New York. A family member tells The Associated Press on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 that Ford died at his Long Island home Thursday night. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
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October 09, 2020 - 11:11 am
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. (AP) — Whitey Ford, the street-smart New Yorker who had the best winning percentage of any pitcher in the 20th century and helped the Yankees become baseball’s perennial champions in the 1950s and ’60s, has died. He was 91. A family member told The Associated Press on Friday that...
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October 09, 2020 - 6:32 am
LONDON (AP) — The London Stock Exchange Group has agreed to sell its holding in the parent company of the Italian stock exchange to rival Euronext for at least 4.33 billion euros ($5.11 billion). The LSE said Friday that it began talks to sell Borsa Italiana Group because of expectations that...
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Tourists wearing masks to protect from the coronavirus pass by national flags on the last day of the National Day holidays in Beijing on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. The eight-day holiday this year, which coincides with the Mid-Autumn Festival, will be a litmus test of whether China's tourism industry can bounce back following the battering it took earlier in the year. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
October 08, 2020 - 9:05 pm
BEIJING __ China, which has four coronavirus vaccine candidates in the last stage of clinical trials, announced Friday that it is joining the COVID-19 vaccine alliance known as COVAX. The country signed an agreement with GAVI, the co-leader of the alliance, on Thursday, China’s Foreign Ministry...
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FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, a Waymo logo is displayed on the door of a car at the Google I/O conference in Mountain View, Calif. Waymo is allowing the general public to hitch a ride in its driverless autonomous vehicles in Phoenix, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. It's expanding a service it had been quietly offering to a select group of riders for the past year. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
October 08, 2020 - 4:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Waymo is allowing the general public to hitch a ride in its driverless autonomous vehicles in Phoenix, expanding a service it had been quietly offering to a select group of riders for the past year. The service launches to the general public Thursday. The vehicles, which will have...
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FILE -- In this March 14, 2016 file photo American biochemist Jennifer A. Doudna, left, and the French microbiologist Emmanuelle Charpentier, right, poses for a photo in Frankfurt, Germany. French scientist Emmanuelle Charpentier and American Jennifer A. Doudna have won the Nobel Prize 2020 in chemistry for developing a method of genome editing likened to ‘molecular scissors’ that offer the promise of one day curing genetic diseases. (Alexander Heinl/dpa via AP)
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October 08, 2020 - 3:29 pm
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Nobel Prize in chemistry went to two researchers Wednesday for a gene-editing tool that has revolutionized science by providing a way to alter DNA, the code of life — technology already being used to try to cure a host of diseases and raise better crops and livestock...
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