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Trump says 'more white people' than Blacks are killed by U.S. police
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday downplayed police violence against Black people, saying that "more white people" are killed by police officers.
Trump issues tough response to China's treatment of Hong Kong
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, hardening his stance on China as he struggles to contain the coronavirus, said on Tuesday he signed legislation and an executive order to hold China accountable for the "oppressive" national security law it imposed on Hong Kong.
Calvin Klein owner PVH to cut 450 jobs in North America, shut 162 outlets
(Reuters) - PVH Corp
said on Tuesday it would cut 450 jobs in North America and shutter 162 retail stores of its business that houses brands such as Van Heusen and IZOD, as the coronavirus crisis wreaks havoc on the apparel industry.
Internal U.S. small business watchdog launches inquiry into duplicate pandemic loans
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Small Business Administration's internal watchdog has launched an inquiry into a technical glitch that led many small businesses to receive duplicate loans through a high-profile federal coronavirus aid program.
UPDATE 1-NFL-Patriots limit game-day attendance
July 14 (Reuters) - The New England Patriots' Gillette Stadium will welcome about 20% of its usual crowd at games this season -- if fans are allowed to attend at all -- the team said on Tuesday.
UPDATE 1-Moderna Phase 1 results show coronavirus vaccine safe, induces immune response
CHICAGO, July 14 (Reuters) - Moderna Inc's experimental vaccine for COVID-19 showed it was safe and provoked immune responses in all 45 healthy volunteers in an ongoing early-stage study, U.S. researchers reported on Tuesday.
Maxwell denied bail on charges of luring girls for Epstein; accusers denounce her
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday denied bail for Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein's longtime associate charged with luring young girls so the late financier could sexually abuse them, after she pleaded not guilty at a hearing in which two women decried her actions as heinous.
EU Commission seeks input on tackling fake news, ensuring fair polls
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission will on Wednesday seek input from the public and civic bodies on how to combat fake news and ensure free and fair elections, a move that could lead to new rules targeting social platforms such as Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google.
Trump says he signed executive order ending preferential treatment for Hong Kong
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he signed legislation and an executive order to hold China "accountable" for the national security law it imposed on Hong Kong.
U.S. lawmakers ask four companies about role in government's execution drugs
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Congress members wrote to three private laboratories on Tuesday that were revealed to have been testing the purity of a lethal-injection drug for the U.S. Department of Justice as it carried out the first federal execution in 17 years.
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