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Shubham Kalia

REFILE-UPDATE 5-U.S. completes 2nd execution in a week, dividing judges and victims' families

Jul 16 2020

July 16 The U.S. government executed a convicted murderer on Thursday in the second federal execution in as many days after a 17-year pause, overcoming court orders that said condemned men should have time to contest the legality of a new one-drug lethal-injection protocol.

U.S. Supreme Court allows federal executions to proceed

Jul 14 2020

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that the first federal executions in 17 years could proceed, overturning an injunction blocking them in order to allow legal challenges to the government's lethal-injection protocol to continue.

Police ignored George Floyd's 'I can't breathe' plea: transcript

Jul 09 2020

The former U.S. police officer charged in the death of George Floyd told him to stop shouting and save his breath as he knelt on his neck and Floyd gasped for air, according to a newly released transcript of police body camera footage. | Video

Pompeo says U.S. looking at banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok

Jul 07 2020

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that the United States is "certainly looking at" banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, suggesting it shared information with the Chinese government, a charge it denied. | Video

Virgin Atlantic says still talking with UK government on coronavirus funds

Apr 26 2020

Virgin Atlantic is still talking with the British government about a bailout package to cope with the devastating effects of the coronavirus outbreak on travel as well as focusing on private sector funding, a company spokeswoman told Reuters.

UPDATE 1-Virgin Atlantic says still talking with UK government on coronavirus funds

Apr 26 2020

April 26 Virgin Atlantic is still talking with the British government about a bailout package to cope with the devastating effects of the coronavirus outbreak on travel as well as focusing on private sector funding, a company spokeswoman told Reuters.

Virgin Atlantic says still talking with UK government on coronavirus funds

Apr 25 2020

Virgin Atlantic is still talking with the British government about a bailout package to cope with the devastating effects of the coronavirus outbreak on travel as well as focusing on private sector funding, a company spokeswoman told Reuters.

Boeing to offer voluntary layoffs to employees to tide over coronavirus fallout

Apr 02 2020

SEATTLE Boeing Co Chief Executive Officer Dave Calhoun outlined a plan of voluntary layoffs for employees on Thursday, while warning that the coronavirus pandemic would have a lasting impact on the global aerospace industry. | Video

IFF to merge with DuPont's $26.2 billion nutrition unit

Dec 16 2019

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc on Sunday said it will merge with DuPont Inc's $26.2 billion nutrition & biosciences unit in a deal that will create a new consumer giant valued at more than $45 billion.

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