The U.S. coronavirus outbreak crossed a grim milestone as more states reported record numbers of new infections, and Florida faced an impending shortage of intensive care unit hospital beds.
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U.S. says Ghosn wired money to man who helped him flee Japan
Carlos Ghosn, the former Nissan Motor Co chairman, wired $862,500 last year to a company managed by one of the two men who later helped him escape from Japan, U.S. prosecutors said in a Tuesday court filing.
U.S. envoy plays down expectations for N.Korea meet, but ready to talk
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun rejected on Wednesday reports that he was seeking to meet North Korean officials during a visit to South Korea this week but reiterated that the United States is open to resuming talks.
Exclusive: U.S. probing allegations TikTok violated children's privacy - sources
The Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Justice Department are looking into allegations that popular app TikTok failed to live up to a 2019 agreement aimed at protecting children's privacy, according to two people interviewed by the agencies.
China converts Hong Kong hotel into new national security office
China opened its powerful national security office in Hong Kong on Wednesday, turning a hotel near a city-centre park that has been one of the most popular venues for pro-democracy protests into its new headquarters.
U.S. colleges scramble after new Trump order on foreign students
Many U.S. colleges were scrambling on Tuesday to modify plans for the fall semester in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic a day after the Trump administration issued an order that could force tens of thousands of foreign students to leave the country if their schools hold all classes online.
Asian shares waver with coronavirus, focus turns to corporate earnings
Asian stocks dithered on Wednesday as an increase in coronavirus cases in some parts of the world undermined prospects for a quick economic recovery while oil prices eased on oversupply fears.
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