Several presidential contenders targeted surging Senator Elizabeth Warren on healthcare and taxes during a debate in Ohio, pushing her to explain how she would pay for ambitious proposals including her Medicare for All plan.
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Google, Reddit defend tech legal protections ahead of Congress hearing
A 23-year-old law giving technology companies legal protection from lawsuits over user-generated content remains critical to the internet's future, Alphabet Inc's Google unit and social media site Reddit Inc said in testimony released on Tuesday.
Trade pressure seen denting China's 2019 growth to 29-year low at 6.2%, 5.9% in 2020: Reuters poll
China's economic growth is expected to slow to a near 30-year low of 6.2% this year and cool further to 5.9% in 2020, a Reuters poll showed, underlining the stiff challenge faced by Beijing even as it steps up stimulus amid a bruising Sino-U.S. trade war.
Texas woman killed by officer pointed gun after hearing noises
A Texas woman was shot dead by a Fort Worth police officer in her home after she heard noises outside, picked up a handgun and pointed it at a window, the officer's arrest warrant showed on Tuesday.
Big banks say U.S. consumers sturdy as businesses quiver with growth fears
Quarterly results from four of the largest U.S. banks on Tuesday showed that American consumers are helping to prop up the economy, even as recession fears have led businesses to pull back on spending and borrowing.
NASA unveils new spacesuit prototypes for missions
NASA on Tuesday showed off two new spacesuits tailored for future moonwalking astronauts, signaling development of a crucial component to the space agency's accelerated drive to return to the moon by 2024.
Japan typhoon death toll climbs to 74, rescuers search for missing people
Rescue workers in Japan searched for the missing on Wednesday as the death toll from one of the worst typhoons to hit the country rose to 74, public broadcaster NHK said, many drowned by flooding after scores of rivers burst their banks.
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Permira, a global private equity firm, has closed its latest fund at 11 billion euros ($12.13 billion) of committed capital, the company said on Wednesday.
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