Lebanese rescue workers dug through the rubble looking for survivors of a powerful warehouse explosion that shook the capital Beirut, killing 78 people and injuring nearly 4,000 in a toll that officials expected to rise.
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White House seeks deal this week with congressional Democrats on coronavirus bill
White House negotiators on Tuesday vowed to work "around the clock" with congressional Democrats to try to reach a deal on coronavirus relief by the end of this week, as the pandemic takes a heavy toll on American life.
New York City health commissioner quits after tensions with mayor
New York City's health commissioner resigned on Tuesday after months of tension with Mayor Bill de Blasio over the city's response to the coronavirus pandemic and a public clash with the police department.
Asia shares poised to open lower, gold at fresh record
Asia shares were set to open lower on Wednesday, following a choppy trading session on Wall Street and losses in Europe.
U.S. to investigate Kodak's government loan deal, Trump says
The U.S. government will quickly investigate the circumstances surrounding Eastman Kodak Co's announcement of a $765 million government loan to make drugs at its U.S. factories, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday.
Levandowski gets 18 months in prison for stealing Google files
A U.S. judge on Tuesday sentenced former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski to 18 months in prison for stealing a trade secret from Google related to self-driving cars months before becoming the head of Uber Technologies Inc's rival unit.
China, U.S. to review trade deal, air other grievances on August 15: sources
Senior U.S. and Chinese officials will review the implementation of their Phase 1 trade deal and likely air mutual grievances in an increasingly tense relationship during an Aug. 15 videoconference, two people familiar with the plans said.
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