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U.S. job growth accelerates; layoffs remain elevated

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. economy created a record 4.8 million jobs in June as more restaurants and bars resumed operations, but layoffs remained elevated … Read more

UPDATE 1-Vietnam, Philippines denounce China military drills in disputed waters

* Exercises “sound the alarm bells” – Philippine minister * Vietnam says could impact China-ASEAN ties * Exercises in contested area provocative – Philippines (Recasts … Read more

UPDATE 1-Vietnam, Philippines denounce China military drills in disputed waters

* Exercises “sound the alarm bells” – Philippine minister * Vietnam says could impact China-ASEAN ties * Exercises in contested area provocative – Philippines (Recasts … Read more

In record daily jump, Indonesia reports 1,624 new coronavirus cases

Youths ride bicycles on the main road after the government eased restriction measures following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 29, 2020. … Read more

Mexico’s first lady stirs Twitter storm with comment on kids with cancer

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican first lady Beatriz Gutierrez sparked an uproar on social media on Wednesday with a Twitter comment widely viewed as insensitive … Read more

Mexico’s first lady stirs Twitter storm with comment on kids with cancer

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican first lady Beatriz Gutierrez sparked an uproar on social media on Wednesday with a Twitter comment widely viewed as insensitive … Read more

Police raid Wirecard HQ as administrator kicks off asset sales

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Police and public prosecutors raided Wirecard’s headquarters in Munich and four properties in German and Austria on Wednesday as they widened their … Read more

Why Amy McGrath could cost Republicans the U.S. Senate, even if she loses to Mitch McConnell

(Reuters) – Kentucky Democrat Amy McGrath’s long-shot bid to unseat U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell could help undermine Republican efforts to retain their majority … Read more