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YouTube experiences outages with cause unclear

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Online video platform YouTube on Wednesday night said an error which prevented users from viewing content for a couple of hours has been...
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Man killed in U.S. Seattle near election-related celebration

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A 31-year-old man was shot and killed early Sunday in U.S. Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood, according to Seattle police. Officers responded to reports of a...
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Uber reports 1.1-billion-dollar loss in latest quarter

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Uber reported a 1.1-billion-dollar net loss in the third quarter, in figures released after the US stock exchange closed on Thursday. The world's biggest ride-sharing...
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Kanye West votes for himself in long-shot presidential bid

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Musician and entrepreneur Kanye West said he voted for himself for US president, capping off his long-shot election bid. West, voting from the US state...
Twitter

Twitter says no evidence of security breach after global outages

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Social media giant Twitter said they have no evidence of a hack or security breach as Twitter users across the globe saw widespread service...
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US officers seize second largest haul of meth on south-west border

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Customs officers in San Diego have seized more than 1,360 kilograms of methamphetamine as part of what authorities said was the second largest bust...
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One killed in Portland as Trump supporters clash with protesters

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One person was shot and killed on Saturday night in downtown Portland, the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon, after tensions between...
Zoom

Zoom outage affects remote schooling and work

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Zoom's video chat services suffered a mass outage on Monday, resulting in a disruption of schooling and work for many who are dependent on...
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National Guard and US military helping to fight California fires

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The National Guard and US military have sent assistance to the site of massive fires in Northern California that have burned hundreds of homes...
BEIJING, Aug. 12, 2020 (Xinhua) -- File photo taken on June 27, 2019 shows Senator Kamala Harris of California being interviewed after the second night of the first Democratic primary debate in Miami, Florida, the United States. Former U.S. Vice President and presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden announced on Aug. 11, 2020 that he has picked Senator Kamala Harris of California as his running mate. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Profile: U.S. Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris

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U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Wednesday night accepted the Democratic Party's nomination for the U.S. vice presidency. The following is a profile of Harris. ...
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Wildfires force closure of over 20 parks in San Francisco Bay Area

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Wildfires forced closure of more than 20 parks and evacuation of tens of thousands of residents across the San Francisco Bay Area in...
Protesters display placards in support of the 'Black Lives Matter' movement outside the United States Embassy in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, June 9, 2020. The death of George Floyd, an African-American man who was killed by police during an arrest in Minneapolis, United States, sparked worldwide protests calling for an end to police brutality and racism. (Xinhua/Joy Nyabukewa)

Anti-racism protest in U.S. city Seattle results in 45 arrests, 21 officers injured

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A total of 45 people were arrested and 21 police officers injured on Saturday after a "Black Lives Matter" protest turned violent in the...
The Boeing chalet at the Farnborough air show in Hampshire, England, on July 15, 2014

Boeing finalizes agreements for supply chain solutions with Etihad Airways

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Boeing and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, have finalized agreements for several supply chain solutions, Boeing said Wednesday in...
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DHL Express increases fleet capacity with Boeing converted freighters

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DHL Express will add four 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF) as part of the logistics company's efforts to continue modernizing and growing its fleet,...
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Apple to work closely with Chinese suppliers for carbon-neutral plan

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Apple Inc. was very impressed with China's determination and investment in environmental protection, and looking forward to working closely with Chinese local suppliers to...
Apple

Apple aims to be carbon neutral for supply chain, products by 2030

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Apple Inc. on Tuesday unveiled its plan to become carbon neutral across its entire business, manufacturing supply chain, and product life cycle by 2030. ...
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Twitter adds fact-check labels to Trump’s tweets on mail-in voting

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Twitter on Tuesday tagged two tweets of U.S. President Donald Trump on mail-in voting with a fact-checking warning label. The label was imposed on two...
U.S. President Donald Trump (C) attends a news conference at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on March 13, 2020. U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to open up 50 billion U.S. dollars in federal aid to help combat the spread of COVID-19 across the country. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Trump directs California to reopen Tesla assembly plant

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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that California should allow automaker Tesla to resume operations in Alameda County. "California should let...
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Facebook to pay over US$50 million to graphic reviewers for psychological trauma

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Facebook has agreed to pay 52 million U.S. dollars to its content moderators who have developed psychological trauma from their jobs by viewing and...

Melinda Gates gives U.S. administration “D-minus” for coronavirus response

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Melinda Gates on Thursday gave a mark of "D-minus" for the lack of national coordination when asked to grade the U.S. administration's response to...
Photo taken on Sept. 18, 2019 shows U.S. dollar banknotes in Washington D.C., the United States. U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday lowered interest rates by 25 basis points amid growing risks and uncertainties stemming from trade tensions and a global economic slowdown, following a rate cut in July that was its first in more a decade. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

U.S. state of Washington to reopen under phased plan

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Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced on Monday a Safe Start plan that allows its economy to reopen in a phased approach starting Tuesday. ...
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Washington governor, attorney general denounce county officials’ disregard for stay-at-home order

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Governor of the U.S. state of Washington Jay Inslee and state Attorney General Bob Ferguson denounced some county officials' disregard of the stay-at-home order...
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Google releases community mobility reports to help combat COVID-19

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Google published an early release of COVID-19 Community Mobility Reports on Friday to provide aggregated, anonymized data in response to stay-at-home policies aimed at...
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Facebook invests US$100 million in journalism amid COVID-19 crisis

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Facebook on Monday announced 100 million U.S. dollars in investment to support the news industry in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. The investment includes...
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Google announces support for small businesses and crisis response

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Google pledged more than 800 million U.S. dollars of support on Friday to help combat the coronavirus outbreak around the world. "As...
U.S. President Donald Trump attends a press conference in the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on Feb. 26, 2020. U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday appointed Vice President Mike Pence to oversee the country's response to the novel coronavirus outbreak. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

First U.S. coronavirus death confirmed in Washington state

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The Washington State Department of Health confirmed the first death in connection with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Saturday as more cases of unknown origin...
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San Francisco mayor urges public confidence in Chinatown businesses amid coronavirus fears

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San Francisco Mayor London Breed Friday urged San Franciscans to show greater support and confidence in Chinatown businesses negatively impacted by growing fears of...
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Washington state declares state of emergency over COVID-19 outbreak

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Governor Jay Inslee of the U.S. State of Washington Saturday declared a state of emergency after the state reported the first death in connection...
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Trump barred from building border wall with navy funds

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A federal judge in the U.S. state of Washington on Thursday ruled that U.S. President Donald Trump cannot divert funds for a U.S. submarine...
Patients infected with the novel coronavirus are seen at a makeshift hospital converted from an exhibition center in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Feb. 5, 2020. The makeshift hospital converted from an exhibition center in China's epidemic-hit Wuhan city began accepting patients Wednesday. The hospital can provide about 1,600 beds to infected patients. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi)

U.S. experts endorse China’s health system under pressure of coronavirus outbreak

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U.S. medical experts have expressed strong support for China's health system and healthcare workers under the enormous pressure of novel coronavirus epidemic. ...