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Yellen expected to pass further fiscal stimulus
IANS | 01 Dec, 2020
US President-elect Joe Biden is poised to choose Janet Yellen as his Treasury Secretary and top cabinet official in-charge of the US economy, as it faces slow recovery from the shock of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Facebook Oversight Board picks up first 6 cases for review
IANS | 01 Dec, 2020
Facebook on Tuesday announced that its newly-constituted Oversight Board has taken up the first six cases for review, including five user appeals and one case referred by the social network for violating the guidelines.
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Household Internet access in rural areas half that of urban zones: ITU
SME Times News Bureau | 01 Dec, 2020
Revealing worrying gaps in connectivity and Internet access amid the pandemic, a new report from the United Nation's International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has shown that household Internet access in urban areas is twice as high as in rural areas.
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Canada unveils new financial program to stimulate economy
IANS | 01 Dec, 2020
The Canadian government has unveiled a new financial program to boost the country's economy amid the raging coronavirus pandemic.
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US air travel after Thanksgiving hits highest level since March
IANS | 01 Dec, 2020
Air travel in the US hit the highest level since mid-March following the recent Thanksgiving holiday amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said.
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Guterres looks forward to working with Biden
SME Times News Bureau | 01 Dec, 2020
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres "looks forward to" working with US President-elect Joe Biden, according to the UN chief's spokesman Stephane Dujarric.
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Moderna asking US, European regulators to greenlight Covid-19 vax
IANS | 30 Nov, 2020
Moderna Inc, which has reported its Covid-19 vaccine is 94 per cent effective, on Monday announced it is filing with US and European regulators for emergency use authorisation.
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Launch of Soyuz rocket rescheduled due to bad weather
IANS | 30 Nov, 2020
The launch of a Russian Soyuz-ST-A rocket with Falcon Eye 2 satellite for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has ben postponed until December 1 due to bad weather, Director General of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin announced on Monday.
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Mexico reports over 6,000 new Covid-19 cases
IANS | 30 Nov, 2020
Mexico's Health Ministry reported 6,388 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, which increased the country's overall infection tally to 1,107,071.
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US reports over 100k new Covid-19 cases for 27th consecutive day
IANS | 30 Nov, 2020
The US, currently the worst-hit country in the world due to the Covid-19 pandemic, has reported more than 100,000 new confirmed cases for the 27th consecutive day, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
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