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A man wearing a protective face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus stands near an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm as a car passing by Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, in Tokyo. Asian stock markets declined Friday as questions about the effectiveness of one possible coronavirus vaccine weighed on investor optimism. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Asian stocks mixed amid unease about vaccine developmentAsian stock markets are mixed as questions about the effectiveness of one possible coronavirus vaccine weigh on investor optimism
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2019 file photo, Dennysse Vadell sits between her daughters Veronica, right, and Cristina holding a digital photograph of father and husband Tomeu who is currently jailed in Venezuela, in Katy, Texas. Tomeu Vadell, who is one of six U.S. oil executive jailed for three years in Venezuela, says in a letter from prison provided to The Associated Press on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, that it’s especially painful to be separated during the Thanksgiving season from from his wife, three adult children and a newborn grandson he’s never held.  (AP Photo/John L Mone, File)
Families of 6 Americans convicted in Venezuela cry foulHopes of families for a quick release for six American oil executives detained in Venezuela for three years over an alleged corruption scheme have evaporated, with a judge finding them all guilty and quickly sentencing them to prison
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A man wearing a protective face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus stands near an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm as a car passing by Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, in Tokyo. Asian stock markets declined Friday as questions about the effectiveness of one possible coronavirus vaccine weighed on investor optimism. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Asian stocks fall amid unease about vaccine developmentAsian stock markets have declined as questions about the effectiveness of one possible coronavirus vaccine weighed on investor optimism
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A social-distancing sign reminds shoppers to stay apart as a Christmas trees display stands at the end of walkway in a Macy's department store Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, in northeast Denver.  After months of slumping sales and businesses toppling into bankruptcy, Black Friday is offering a small beacon of hope. In normal times, Black Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year, drawing millions of shoppers eager to get started on their holiday spending. But these are not normal times. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Black Friday offers beacon of hope to struggling storesAfter months of slumping sales and businesses toppling into bankruptcy, Black Friday is offering a small beacon of hope
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Passengers at Fiumicino Rome airport show their quick COVID-19 test reports upon boarding a flight to Milan, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. In a trial that started Wednesday on the route between Rome and Milan, all passengers  go through a quick test before being allowed to board their flight. (Cecilia Fabiano/LaPresse via AP)
Rome airport poised to try 'COVID tested" flights from US Rome's main airport says Italian authorities will soon approve an experiment with so-called “COVID tested” flights from three U.S. airports with the aim of eliminating the required 14-day quarantine for passengers arriving in Italy
The Associated Press7 hours ago
UK to launch new watchdog next year to police tech giantsBritain plans to create a new watchdog to police big tech companies including Google and Facebook to counter their market dominance and prevent them from exploiting consumers and small businesses
The Associated Press9 hours ago
France resumes tax on tech giants, seeks deal with USFrance is resuming collection of a special tax on Big Tech companies like Amazon and Facebook despite the threat of more U.S. retaliatory tariffs on French wines and other goods
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Jesus Loreto, an attorney representing Tomeu Vadell, one of six U.S. oil executives jailed for three years in Venezuela, shows a letter written by Vadell, in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. In the letter provided exclusively to The Associated Press on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, Vadell pleads for freedom, reflects on his past and shares the pain he feels over being separated from his wife, three adult children and a newborn grandson he's never held. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
Venezuela judge convicts 6 American oil execs, orders prisonSix American oil executives held for three years in Venezuela have been found guilty of corruption charges and immediately sentenced to prison
The Associated Press12 hours ago
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