U.S. health experts welcomed British emergency approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, a sign that U.S. regulators may soon follow suit in a bid to bring the surging pandemic under control.
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Iran watchdog passes law on hardening nuclear stance, halting U.N. inspections
Iran's Guardian Council watchdog body approved a law on Wednesday that obliges the government to halt U.N. inspections of its nuclear sites and step up uranium enrichment beyond the limit set under Tehran's 2015 nuclear deal if sanctions are not eased in two months.
Chinese firms on U.S. exchanges threatened by bill headed to Trump's desk
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a law to kick Chinese companies off U.S. stock exchanges if they do not fully comply with the country's auditing rules, giving President Donald Trump one more tool to threaten Beijing with before leaving office.
U.S. states plan to sue Facebook next week: sources
A group of U.S. states led by New York is investigating Facebook Inc for possible antitrust violations and plans to file a lawsuit against the social media giant next week, four sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
2020 likely world's second hottest year, U.N. says
This year is on track to be the second hottest on record, behind 2016, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Wednesday.
The new black gold? Big Oil bets on retail networks in an electric era
For Big Oil, coffee and chocolate could be the new black gold.
Boeing's updated 737 MAX completes first flight with media onboard
Boeing Co's 737 MAX staged its first post-grounding flight with media on board on Wednesday, as carriers seek to demonstrate to passengers that the redesigned jet is safe after a 20-month safety ban.
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