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New York police arrest 30 amid protests after deadly Philadelphia shooting

28 Oct 2020

New York police arrested about 30 people as hundreds of protesters took to the streets in Brooklyn late on Tuesday following a deadly police shooting in Philadelphia of a Black man armed with a knife. | Video

UK vaccine chief targets spring rollout, but impact may be limited

28 Oct 2020

The woman in charge of procuring possible COVID-19 vaccines for Britain said that rollout of the earliest shots could start this year, though their effectiveness was likely to be limited.

Philadelphia police probe shooting death of Black man, protests flare

27 Oct 2020

The Philadelphia Police Department said on Tuesday it was investigating the killing of a Black man they say was armed with a knife, after the shooting involving two officers sparked sometimes violent protests in the U.S. city overnight. | Video

Southern California Edison says its equipment may have sparked Silverado fire

27 Oct 2020

Utility company Southern California Edison said its equipment is under investigation as a possible source of a blaze that erupted early Monday and spread across 7,200 acres (2,913 hectares) of California's Orange County by late afternoon.

Southern California Edison says its equipment may have sparked Silverado fire

27 Oct 2020

Oct 27 Utility company Southern California Edison said its equipment is under investigation as a possible source of a blaze that erupted early Monday and spread across 7,200 acres (2,913 hectares) of California's Orange County by late afternoon.

Blackstone to buy Simply Self Storage from Canada's Brookfield for $1.2 billion

26 Oct 2020

Blackstone Group Inc said on Monday that it had agreed to buy Simply Self Storage from Canada's Brookfield Asset Management Inc for about $1.2 billion.

Blackstone to buy Simply Self Storage from Canada's Brookfield for $1.2 bln

26 Oct 2020

Oct 25 Blackstone Group Inc has reached an agreement to buy Simply Self Storage from Canada's Brookfield Asset Management Inc for about $1.2 billion, a spokeswoman for the asset manager said late on Sunday.

AstraZeneca says its Oxford vaccine deal allows it to add up to 20% of manufacturing costs

23 Oct 2020

AstraZeneca Plc said on Friday its coronavirus vaccine deal with Oxford University will allow it to add up to 20% of manufacturing costs to cover additional expenses required to be incurred by the British drugmaker.

Euronext resolves mix up of buy and sell orders on trades struck on Tuesday

21 Oct 2020

Exchange operator Euronext said that there was mix up of buy and sell orders on a number of trades struck on Tuesday and later told Reuters that the issue was resolved by Wednesday evening as it battled to handle trading glitches after a huge outage earlier this week.

Amazon extends work from home option till June

21 Oct 2020

Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday told employees whose work can be done from home that they can do so until June, extending the timeline on a return to office due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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