File Photo: Britain’s Secretary of State of Health Matt Hancock at Downing Street, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), London, Britain, April 27, 2020. REUTERS/John Sibley LONDON (Reuters) – Health minister Matt Hancock apologised on Wednesday to England soccer player Marcus Rashford for getting his name wrong, suggesting that confusion with the star
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LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar was little changed on Wednesday after U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in May, although caution kept investors from aggressively buying riskier currencies like the Australian dollar. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Dollar banknotes are seen in this photo illustration taken February 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez/Illustration/File Photo U.S. Federal Reserve
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – A group of 86 non-government organisations issued a joint letter on Wednesday asking Chinese authorities to scrap plans to introduce national security legislation in Hong Kong, saying it threatens basic rights and freedoms. FILE PHOTO: A pro-democracy protester waves a pro-independence banner during a protest at the New Town Plaza mall
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FILE PHOTO: Travelers wearing protective face masks depart the arrivals section of the international terminal of Kingsford Smith International Airport the morning after Australia implemented an entry ban on non-citizens and non-residents intended to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Sydney, Australia, March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Loren Elliott SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s restrictions
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Officials are considering other venues in Tulsa, Oklahoma, for President Donald Trump’s first campaign rally since the coronavirus shutdown, Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday, as virus cases climb in Oklahoma and other states. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump listens to Vice President Mike Pence speak during a roundtable discussion
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FILE PHOTO: Amtrak Police officers pass under caution tape while on patrol at Washington Union Station, following Mayor Muriel Bowser’s state of emergency declaration due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Washington, U.S., April 16, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner/File Photo (Reuters) – U.S. passenger railroad service Amtrak, which has been reeling from the effects of the
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NBA commissioner Adam Silver plans to listen for now, but expects the league to address all player concerns before games resume in Orlando next month. FILE PHOTO: Basketball – NBA – Charlotte Hornets v Milwaukee Bucks – AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France – January 24, 2020 NBA commissioner Adam Silver during a pre match press conference
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak attends a news conference on the ongoing situation with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in London, Britain March 20, 2020. Julian Simmonds/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo (Reuters) – British finance minister Rishi Sunak is planning to break the Conservative Party’s “triple lock” state pension pledge, the Financial Times
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