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The U.S. Justice Department proposed on Wednesday that Congress take up legislation to curb protections that big tech platforms like Alphabet's Google and Facebook have had for decades, a senior official said, following through on U.S. President Donald Trump's bid to crack down on tech giants.
Dominion Energy Inc asked U.S. energy regulators for two more years to complete the long-delayed $8 billion Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to North Carolina, which the company now expects to enter service in early 2022.
Canadian telecom operator Telus Corp said on Wednesday that the federal government has not asked it to remove Huawei equipment from 4G network in the capital region, in response to a report https://tgam.ca/2YY5Fvd by the Globe and Mail.
Panama's civil aviation authority said it will extend a suspension of international flights by a month due to the coronavirus crisis, according to a statement on Wednesday.
Equity markets around the world seesawed on Wednesday as the prior day's rally on economic and vaccine hopes faded, while fresh coronavirus outbreaks and rising geopolitical tensions in Asia boosted demand for the dollar and safe-haven debt.
Federal Aviation Administration chief Steve Dickson acknowledged on Wednesday that Boeing and the U.S. air safety agency both made mistakes in the development of the 737 MAX jetliner, grounded for more than a year following fatal crashes.
Spain will trial a new smartphone app aimed at helping to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus on one of the Canary Islands, authorities said on Wednesday.
Israel has signed an agreement with Moderna Inc for the future purchase of its potential COVID-19 vaccine, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday.
U.S.-based civil rights groups have urged large global corporations to pause advertising on Facebook Inc during July, saying the world's largest social network is not doing enough to stop hate speech on its platform.
Cargill's chief executive in Brazil, Paulo Sousa, said on Wednesday that insults by Brazilian government officials aimed at the country's main trading partner, China, are detrimental to the South American nation's business interests.
U.S. shale producers are expected to restore roughly half a million barrels per day (bpd) of crude output by the end of June, according to crude buyers and analysts, amounting to a quarter of what they shut since the coronavirus pandemic cut fuel demand and hammered oil prices.
U.S. Treasury yields fell on Wednesday as new outbreaks of the novel coronavirus boosted demand for the safe haven debt, and before the Treasury will auction 20-year bonds for the second time since their reintroduction last month. Optimism over a quick economic recovery has been tempered by an increase in global cases of the coronavirus, with a new outbreak in Beijing and a rising tide of cases in U.S. states that are
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador ramped up verbal attacks on Spain's Iberdrola on Wednesday, accusing the power generation company of mounting a media campaign against his government as well as unspecified acts of graft.
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index recorded its biggest ever daily percentage jump on Wednesday, propelled by surging capesize rates due to a spike in iron-ore shipments.
Initial public offerings have gained steam since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic and the pipeline going forward looks strong, Stacy Cunningham, president of Intercontinental Exchange Inc's New York Stock Exchange, said on Wednesday.
Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot maker PSA's proposed merger may harm competition in small vans in 14 EU countries and Britain, EU antitrust regulators said on Wednesday as they opened a four-month investigation into the deal.
Private equity firm Carlyle Group Inc -backed Ortho Clinical Diagnostics said on Wednesday its COVID-19 antibody testing program received a grant of $678,000 from the U.S. Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA).
Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday, as signs of more stimulus and improving economic data raised hopes for a sooner-than-expected recovery from the coronavirus-induced recession.
Chile's peso tumbled on Wednesday after the central bank cut its economic growth outlook, while Brazil's real was flat ahead of an interest rate decision, with most Latin American markets trading muted. The peso fell about 1.6% to the dollar after the Chilean central bank revised its 2020 economic growth estimation