Fight for control of U.S. Senate starts with Maine, Texas, Alabama primaries
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats could take a step toward wresting control of the U.S. Senate from Republicans on Tuesday when voters in Maine, Texas and Alabama cast ballots in nominating contests.
TikTok's U.S. users prepare for life without the video app
(Reuters) - Ty Gibson, 20, of Greensboro, North Carolina, brushed off speculation last week on TikTok that his favorite video sharing platform was going to be banned.
U.S. judge to decide whether Epstein companion Ghislaine Maxwell deserves bail
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge is expected to decide on Tuesday whether to grant bail to Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein's longtime associate, who has been charged with luring young girls so the late financier could sexually abuse them.
John Browne steps down as Huawei UK chairman ahead of government ban
LONDON (Reuters) - Former BP chief John Browne is stepping down as chairman of Huawei's UK operation ahead of the British government banning the Chinese company from the country's 5G networks later on Tuesday.
FACTBOX-Huawei's involvement in telecoms networks around the world
July 14 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to ban Huawei Technologies Co from Britain's 5G network on Tuesday, angering China but delighting U.S. President Donald Trump by signaling that the world's biggest telecoms equipment maker is no longer welcome in the West.
Google in talks to invest $4 billion in Reliance's digital arm, Bloomberg reports
BENGALURU (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google is in advanced talks to invest $4 billion for a stake in the digital arm of Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Global shares retreat as coronavirus surges, Sino-U.S. tensions rise
LONDON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Global stocks slipped on Tuesday, oil sagged and a safety bid supported the dollar as simmering Sino-U.S. tensions and new coronavirus restrictions in California kept a lid on investor optimism with earnings season getting underway.
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Ukraine: it's too early to blame human error for downing of passenger plane in Iran
KYIV (Reuters) - Ukraine's foreign minister said on Tuesday it was soon to blame human error for the shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger airliner near Tehran in January, challenging the findings of Iran's Civil Aviation Organisation (CAO).
Russia's sovereign wealth fund eyes virus-free airport hubs
MOSCOW, July 14 (Reuters) - Russia's sovereign wealth fund, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), is undertaking a pilot project to create coronavirus-free airport hubs in three countries, its Chief Executive Kirill Dmitriev said on Tuesday.
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