Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden tapped Senator Kamala Harris of California as his choice for vice president, making her the first Black and Asian-American woman on a major party presidential ticket.
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Exclusive: European banks face indigenous calls to end Amazon oil trade
European banks committed to backing action on climate change face allegations of double standards from indigenous groups in Ecuador after a report named them as major players in the trade in oil from the Amazon rainforest.
Supreme Court blocks path to Oregon redistricting ballot measure
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday temporarily blocked a lower court ruling that had opened the door to a ballot measure in Oregon to create an independent commission to redraw electoral district lines in the state.
Tesla sets 5-1 stock split and its high-flying stock soars again
Tesla Inc on Tuesday announced a five-for-one stock split, sending the electric carmaker's recently high-flying shares up 7% in extended trade.
Asian stocks slip as U.S. stimulus doubts mount
Asian stocks slipped on Wednesday on growing uncertainty over whether U.S. lawmakers would strike an agreement on an additional round of big fiscal stimulus to support an economy still struggling with the coronavirus pandemic.
Boeing 737 MAX cancellations rise, deliveries drop as crises drag on
Boeing Co customers scrubbed more than 400 orders for the U.S. planemaker's grounded 737 MAX jets this year, while the company's overall aircraft deliveries slumped to only four in July, monthly numbers showed on Tuesday.
Seattle police chief resigns after cuts to police budget
Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best resigned on Tuesday, a day after the city council cut her department's budget as part of a reform movement following mass protests against racial bias and violence in policing.
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