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Venezuela judge convicts 6 American oil execs, orders prison
| November 26th, 2020  8:53 PM
Venezuela judge convicts 6 American oil execs, orders prison
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Six American oil executives held for three years in Venezuela were found guilty of corruption charges by a judge Thursday and immediately sentenced to prison, defense lawyers said, dashing hopes of a quick release that would send them home to their families in the United States. Some relatives had been bracing for the disheartening outcome, which came on the evening of Thanksgiving Day.
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AP Exclusive: Letter from Venezuelan jail: 'Give me freedom'
AP Exclusive: Letter from Venezuelan jail: 'Give me freedom'
November 26th, 2020  7:56 PM

A U.S. oil executive jailed for three years in Venezuela says all he hopes for is a fair trial so that he can walk free, with his name cleared, and go home to his family in the United States

Holiday trends to watch: Adult Play-Doh; stores that ship
Holiday trends to watch: Adult Play-Doh; stores that ship
November 26th, 2020  7:24 PM

The pandemic is turning this into a holiday shopping season like no other

UK asks regulator to assess AZ-Oxford vaccine amid questions
UK asks regulator to assess AZ-Oxford vaccine amid questions
November 26th, 2020  7:23 PM

The British government has formally asked the country’s medicines regulator to assess whether a coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University should be authorized for use

Rome airport poised to try 'COVID tested\" flights from US
Rome airport poised to try 'COVID tested" flights from US
November 26th, 2020  7:09 PM

Rome's main airport says Italian authorities will soon approve an experiment with so-called “COVID tested” flights from three U.S. airports with the aim of eliminating the required 14-day quarantine for passengers arriving in Italy

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UK to launch new watchdog next year to police tech giants
November 26th, 2020  7:01 PM

Britain plans to create a new watchdog to police big tech companies including Google and Facebook to counter their market dominance and prevent them from exploiting consumers and small businesses

The Latest: Counties in St. Louis area imposing mask mandate
The Latest: Counties in St. Louis area imposing mask mandate
November 26th, 2020  6:04 PM

More Missouri counties in the region around St. Louis are imposing mandates requiring the use of face masks as coronavirus cases and hospitalizations surge

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James Wolfensohn, former World Bank president, dies at 86
November 26th, 2020  5:42 PM

James Wolfensohn, who served as the president of the World Bank for 10 years, has died

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Mexico opens anti-monopoly probe against Wal-Mart de Mexico
November 26th, 2020  5:17 PM

Mexico’s anti-monopoly commission says it has begun a formal investigation into possible monopolistic practices in wholesale and retail goods distribution and sales, a probe that that appears to involve Wal-Mart’s Mexican subsidiary

The Latest: NY winter virus plan will eye hospitalizations
The Latest: NY winter virus plan will eye hospitalizations
November 26th, 2020  4:56 PM

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says officials are working on a winter plan for the state’s efforts against the coronavirus

Man United unable to fully restore systems after cyberattack
Man United unable to fully restore systems after cyberattack
November 26th, 2020  4:50 PM

Manchester United has been unable to fully restore its computer systems a week after being targeted in a cyberattack

The Latest: South Dakota group commemorates COVID-19 deaths
The Latest: South Dakota group commemorates COVID-19 deaths
November 26th, 2020  4:15 PM

One group of South Dakotans marked the Thanksgiving holiday by setting up a makeshift memorial near the state Capitol in Pierre for those who have died from COVID-19

World markets subdued as US trading shut for Thanksgiving
World markets subdued as US trading shut for Thanksgiving
November 26th, 2020  4:09 PM

Global shares were subdued as trading activity was reduced as U.S. markets remained closed for the Thanksgiving holiday

EU parliament backs lobster deal and EU-US mini trade pact
EU parliament backs lobster deal and EU-US mini trade pact
November 26th, 2020  3:34 PM

The European Union parliament has approved a mini trade deal with the United States, which includes the elimination of customs duties on U.S. lobster imports

The Latest: Spain's new infections, deaths, edging down
The Latest: Spain's new infections, deaths, edging down
November 26th, 2020  2:52 PM

Spain’s infection and fatality figures in the COVID-19 resurgence are continuing to edge down, with the country posting 12,289 new cases and 337 deaths

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France resumes tax on tech giants, seeks deal with US
November 26th, 2020  2:14 PM

France is resuming collection of a special tax on Big Tech companies like Amazon and Facebook despite the threat of more U.S. retaliatory tariffs on French wines and other goods

Pubs to stay shut in many areas in new English virus curbs
Pubs to stay shut in many areas in new English virus curbs
November 26th, 2020  1:26 PM

Most people in England will continue to face tight restrictions on socializing and business after a nationwide lockdown ends next week

The Latest: Mask mandate spurs Idaho official to push back
The Latest: Mask mandate spurs Idaho official to push back
November 26th, 2020  12:45 PM

A county commissioner in northern Idaho has proposed defunding the local health district after the district instituted a mask mandate to slow the spread of the coronavirus as it surges in the area

Low-cost carrier FlyDubai begins Israel flights after deal
Low-cost carrier FlyDubai begins Israel flights after deal
November 26th, 2020  12:28 PM

The low-cost carrier FlyDubai has begun regular flights to Tel Aviv, the latest sign of the normalization deal taking hold between the United Arab Emirates and Israel

The Latest: Reno coroner: Surge could affect storage of dead
The Latest: Reno coroner: Surge could affect storage of dead
November 26th, 2020  12:03 PM

The coroner in Reno fears the recent explosion of coronavirus cases in Nevada could soon overtake not only the ability to treat the sick, but also store the dead

Farm Rescue shifts to help farmers sickened by coronavirus
Farm Rescue shifts to help farmers sickened by coronavirus
November 26th, 2020  11:30 AM

A North Dakota-based volunteer organization that helps farmers when they are injured or otherwise impaired says it has helped a number of Midwest farmers who were incapacitated by the coronavirus

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November 26th, 2020  10:30 AM

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The Latest: France says masks still necessary after vaccine
The Latest: France says masks still necessary after vaccine
November 26th, 2020  10:02 AM

France’s health minister says his country is readying to start administering COVID-19 vaccines in late December

SMEs in the retail sector are optimistic towards 2021
SMEs in the retail sector are optimistic towards 2021
November 26th, 2020  10:00 AM

They present the 3rd Edition of the GS1 Barometer 2020 - SME Manufacturers of the Consumer Industry. Mexican companies stand out for being resilient, innovative and positive for the future.

EU fines drug makers for keeping cheap medicine off market
EU fines drug makers for keeping cheap medicine off market
November 26th, 2020  9:22 AM

The European Union has fined two pharmaceutical companies for colluding to keep a cheap alternative to a sleep disorder medicine off the market for their profit and at the expense of patients

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