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Exclusive: China urges U.N. states not to attend Xinjiang event next week
NEW YORK (Reuters) - China has urged United Nations member states not to attend an event planned next week by Germany, the United States and Britain on the repression of Uyghur Muslims and other minorities in Xinjiang, according to a note seen by Reuters on Friday.
UPDATE 2-Investors back off view that Fed could raise rates in late 2022
May 7 (Reuters) - U.S. investors who had been betting the Fed would raise rates as early as the end of next year abruptly retreated from those positions on Friday after a disappointing April employment report and now see the earliest the Fed might tighten roughly two years away.
Kenin's father out of a job as world number four hunts for new coach
(Reuters) - World number four Sofia Kenin has parted ways with her coach - her father, Alex Kenin - after a string of disappointing performances this year, the 22-year-old American announced on Instagram on Friday.
UPDATE 1-CDC says U.S.-bound air travelers can use some self-administered COVID-19 tests
WASHINGTON, May 7 (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday that U.S.-bound international air travelers can meet COVID-19 entry requirements using certain self-administered tests.
UPDATE 3-Citgo posts $667 million loss for 2020 on falling demand
HOUSTON, May 7 (Reuters) - Eighth-largest U.S. refiner Citgo Petroleum Corp on Friday reported a 2020 loss of $667 million due to slack demand for fuel and higher costs that crushed profit margins.
Tennis-Kenin's father out of a job as world number four hunts for new coach
May 7 (Reuters) - World number four Sofia Kenin has parted ways with her coach - her father, Alex Kenin - after a string of disappointing performances this year, the 22-year-old American announced on Instagram on Friday.
United to scale back India flying, delay Bangalore launch as pandemic rages
CHICAGO (Reuters) - United Airlines said on Friday it is temporarily pausing service between Chicago and New Delhi in June and delaying the planned launch of flights between San Francisco and Bangalore as a catastrophic explosion of COVID-19 cases hits demand.
Three Chinese telecom companies to be delisted by NYSE
(Reuters) - Three Chinese telecommunications companies said on Friday they will be delisted by the New York Stock Exchange in line with U.S. investment restrictions dating to last year.
AstraZeneca weighs seeking full U.S. approval for COVID-19 shot: WSJ
(Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc may skip asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for emergency-use authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine, and instead pursue the more time-intensive application for a full-fledged license to sell the shot, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.
Dogecoin in spotlight as cryptocurrency backer Musk makes 'SNL' appearance
NEW YORK (Reuters) - With the price of dogecoin surging, investors are looking ahead to Elon Musk's guest-host spot on this weekend's "Saturday Night Live" comedy sketch TV show after the billionaire's tweets this year turned the once-obscure digital currency into a speculator's dream.
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