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BHP faces first step in $6.3 billion UK claim over Brazil dam failure
LONDON, July 14 (Reuters) - More than 200,000 Brazilian people and groups will next week kick off a 5 billion-pound ($6.3 billion) lawsuit against Anglo-Australian miner BHP in Britain over a 2015 dam failure that led to Brazil's worst environmental disaster.
BOJ seen holding policy steady, staying ready to ease if second wave of infections
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan is likely to pause in its crisis-response moves on Wednesday as the economy emerges from the damage caused by COVID-19, but it is also expected to reassure markets it will boost stimulus again if a second wave of infections hits growth.
Moderna Phase one results show coronavirus vaccine safe, induces immune response
CHICAGO (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.
Effissimo tells Toshiba that shareholders make good directors
BOSTON (Reuters) - Effissimo Capital Management, which wants to install three directors on Toshiba Corp's board, told the Japanese conglomerate's directors that shareholders make good board members because they are invested in the company's future.
Canada tweaks rules to help foreign students enroll amid COVID-19 restrictions
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada on Tuesday said it would make it easier for foreign students to study online from abroad and to qualify for a work permit after graduation amid strict border closures to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Merck CEO says raising COVID-19 vaccine hopes 'a grave disservice' - report
(Reuters) - COVID-19 vaccines under development are not guaranteed to work and people who say to expect a vaccine before year-end are doing a "grave disservice to the public," Merck & Co Inc's
chief said, according to a Harvard Business Review report.
Trump says he is not interested in talking to China about Phase 2 deal
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is not interested in talking to China about a Phase 2 trade deal.
FDA panel votes in favor of approving GSK's multiple myeloma drug
(Reuters) - An independent panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday voted in favor of approving GlaxoSmithKline's experimental treatment for a common form of blood cancer, saying the benefits of the treatment outweigh the risks.
GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks rebound on cyclical surge, gold edges higher
NEW YORK, July 14 (Reuters) - Global equity markets rebounded on Tuesday, buoyed by a surge in cyclical stocks on Wall Street as investors bet the economic recovery would overcome a rollback of California's reopening, while safe-haven gold prices solidified gains above $1,800 an ounce.
Chilean president offers middle classes cash to head off pensions withdrawal
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's President Sebastian Pinera on Tuesday widened emergency support for middle-class citizens hit by the coronavirus-led economic shutdown to head off legislation that would allow withdrawals from the country's private pension funds.
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