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29 мая, 19:46

U.S. stocks turn lower as investors await word of China from Trump

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President Trump is set to outline measures against China on Friday, as the political fallout over the novel coronavirus spurs a broader power struggle between Beijing and Washington on trade, finance and the fate of Hong Kong.

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29 мая, 18:53

European government officials call for tech companies to loosen grip on contact tracing tech

Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Portugal are joining a growing chorus of leaders and experts who would like to see technology companies give them more freedom to develop technologies to fight the coronavirus.

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29 мая, 17:21

Space Taxis

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America is ready to launch astronauts back into space on vehicles made in the USA. This time, private firms will provide the ride. Since its space shuttle program ended in 2011, NASA has depended on Russia to ferry American astronauts to the International Space Station. That is scheduled to change when Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. launches its first manned mission from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Musk’s company, known as SpaceX, and Boeing Co. are taking over thes

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29 мая, 14:20

Why Kids Should Go Straight Back to School

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It’s a fiendishly hard decision based on incomplete information, but the right choice now is to let children resume their education.

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29 мая, 15:00

Amid coronavirus concerns, dentists face a fraught road to reopening

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The proximity to patients and the cost of stepped-up protections test dental practices.

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29 мая, 14:45

Argentina is on the verge of defaulting on its debt again

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The government's supporters are likely to blame international creditors if there's no deal.

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29 мая, 12:17

Why Your Kids Should Go Straight Back to School

It’s a fiendishly hard decision based on incomplete information, but the right choice now is to let children resume their education.

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29 мая, 12:30

Taiwan’s Tightrope

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Taiwan has many of the trappings of statehood: A constitution, an army and a democratically elected government. It has one of the world’s top 10 tech companies, boasts a better credit rating than Israel or Spain and is the only place in Asia where gay marriage is legal. But it’s not a member of the United Nations and can’t compete under its own name at the Olympics. The reason is China, which claims the island as its territory and resists any recognition of its de facto independence. As China’s

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29 мая, 13:00

White House, Congress discuss ‘return to work’ bonus of $450 a week

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Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) has proposed paying people who return to work this summer an extra $450 a week. President Trump likes the idea.

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29 мая, 12:35

How Section 230, Target of Trump, Shaped the Internet

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In 1996, when the internet was still unexplored territory for most Americans, the U.S. Congress passed a law that included a provision its supporters meant to protect free speech online. Almost 25 years later, that provision, known as Section 230, is seen as crucial to the business models of some of the world’s most valuable companies including Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google -- and as a key factor in the ever-deepening swamp of harassment, toxic behavior and misinformation. Narrowing t

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29 мая, 12:30

A midcentury modern in Falls Church is updated for today’s living

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HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The 1960 house in Northern Virginia was built by Andre Bodor and renovated by Cook Architecture.

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29 мая, 11:19

We’ll All Be Renting a Local Airbnb This Summer

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Yes, people are itching to travel, but their first holidays are likely to be close to home.