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Exclusive: Japan plans to spend $4.1 billion on coronavirus measures, sources say

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's government plans to spend 430.8 billion...

U.S. Senate committee chair exploring targeted tax relief to address coronavirus

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. Senate Finance...

Top U.S. envoy presses Canada over Huawei role in 5G network: officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior U.S. envoy on Monday pressed...

Movement restricted across Italy in dramatic coronavirus crackdown: PM

ROME (Reuters) - Movement across Italy will be sharply restricted...

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Twitter to expand censorship rules against misinformation on mail-in ballots & early voting

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