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WHO: Drug Trump taking to fight COVID-19 best left to tests

May 21, 2020

The World Health Organization says the science is still unclear on an anti-malaria drug that U.S. President Donald Trump is taking to try to defend against the new coronavirus, and recommends its use for COVID-19 only in controlled clinical trials for now

Spouse of broadcaster killed in Louisiana plane crash sues

May 18, 2020

The husband of a broadcast journalist who was killed in a Louisiana plane crash along with four others has filed a lawsuit against the aircraft’s owners and insurers, as well as the pilot’s estate

Privacy groups: TikTok app violating children's privacy

May 14, 2020

Privacy watchdogs say that the popular TikTok video app is violating a children’s privacy law and putting kids at risk

SeaWorld develops plans for reopening; no official date set

May 8, 2020

SeaWorld guests could be sitting in every other row of the stadium to watch orca shows when the parks eventually reopen

US productivity drops sharp 2.5% in 1Q as labor costs rise

May 7, 2020

US productivity drops sharp 2.5% in 1Q as labor costs rise

Cyprus: 15 police face probe on serial killer investigation

May 5, 2020

Cyprus’ top lawyer has ordered a criminal probe into how police handled the country’s first serial killer investigation, which led to the conviction of an army officer for the murders of seven foreign women and girls

Air Canada CEO sees 'darkest period' in aviation history

May 4, 2020

The chief executive of Canada’s largest airline says this is the darkest period in the history of commercial aviation as Air Canada posted a billion dollar Canadian loss and announced mandatory temperature checks for customers amid the pandemic

Nokia profit up; sales dip with coronavirus supply issues

Apr 30, 2020

Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia has reported improved first quarter profit but said the coronavirus pandemic dented its sales by around EUR200 million ($218 million ) mainly due to supply issues associated with disruptions in China

US Navy will host Hawaii exercises but keep sailors at sea

Apr 30, 2020

The U.S. Navy says it will host the world’s largest maritime exercises in Hawaii again this year, but the drills will only be held at sea because of the coronavirus

New York nixes Democratic presidential primary due to virus

Apr 27, 2020

New York has canceled its Democratic presidential primary scheduled that was scheduled for June 23 amid the coronavirus pandemic

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