A bipartisan group of lawmakers unveiled a $908 billion COVID-19 relief bill aimed at breaking a deadlock between Democrats and Republicans over new emergency assistance for small businesses and other industries.
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Four killed, including baby, as car ploughs into pedestrian zone in Germany
Four people including a nine-month-old baby were killed and up to 15 injured on Tuesday when a speeding car ploughed into a pedestrian area in the western German city of Trier in what authorities said appeared to be a deliberate act.
S&P 500, Nasdaq hit records on vaccine optimism
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite indexes jumped to record highs on Tuesday, with investors betting a COVID-19 vaccine will be available soon, and more confident about a speedy economic recovery following upbeat Chinese factory data.
Former Tesla employee to pay $400,000 to end lawsuit over tips to reporters
A former Tesla Inc factory employee will pay Elon Musk's electric car maker $400,000 after it accused him of tipping reporters about alleged production inefficiencies and delays, a court filing shows.
U.S. Supreme Court justices question human rights claims against Nestle and Cargill
U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared wary of barring lawsuits against American companies over alleged human rights abuses abroad but signaled they could toss out a case accusing Cargill Inc and a Nestle SA subsidiary of knowingly helping to perpetuate slavery at Ivory Coast cocoa farms.
FAA issues new first air certificate for Boeing 737 MAX since 2019
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued its first airworthiness certificate for a Boeing 737 MAX built since March 2019, the agency said on Tuesday.
'Juno' actor Elliot Page comes out as transgender
The Oscar-nominated star of "Juno" and "The Umbrella Academy," formerly known as Ellen Page, on Tuesday said he was a transgender person and had changed his first name to Elliot.
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