The head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned the COVID-19 pandemic, still raging with unprecedented fury nationwide, will pose the country's grimmest health crisis yet over the next few months, before vaccines become widely available.
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Ivanka Trump questioned under oath in lawsuit over use of inauguration funds
Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and adviser, was questioned under oath this week as part of a civil lawsuit alleging misuse of nonprofit funds for Donald Trump's inauguration four years ago.
American Airlines goes full throttle to restore Boeing MAX fleet
American Airlines' maintenance team is scrambling to complete safety changes to its fleet of Boeing 737 MAX jets ahead of a phased return to service, while deliveries of new jets are set to begin as early as this week.
U.S. Republicans balk as Trump uses defense bill for leverage on Big Tech
President Donald Trump's threat to veto a defense bill if it does not repeal legal protections for social media companies faced stiff bipartisan opposition on Wednesday, setting the stage for a confrontation with lawmakers scrambling to pass the massive bill by year-end.
EU envoys hope for a Brexit trade deal in days, UK sees progress
European Union diplomats said on Thursday they hoped a Brexit trade deal with Britain could be agreed by Friday or at the weekend, and EU officials said negotiators were likely to review progress in the next two days.
European shares lower after vaccine shots dull COVID economic pain
European shares opened lower on Thursday after gains spurred by advances in vaccines to fight COVID-19, but data across Europe underscored the economic damage still being caused by the pandemic.
Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai denied bail after fraud charge
Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai was denied bail on Thursday on a charge of fraud related to the lease of a building that houses his Apple Daily, an anti-government tabloid.
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