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1.48am EST 01:48 The Associated Press has just published a useful list of the latest figures on coronavirus infections. It says these are up-to-date as of midday on Monday in Beijing: China: 2,744, with 769 of those newly confirmed in the 24 hours through midnight Sunday. Five are in Hong Kong and two in Macao. …

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson welcomes U.S. President Donald Trump at the NATO leaders summit in Watford, Britain December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday discussed the security of telecommunications networks with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the White House said, as Britain nears a …

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – More than 2,000 people have been infected with a new coronavirus, the vast majority in China where 56 people have died from it, and the United States said it will evacuate some of its citizens from the city at the center of the outbreak. Street view after Wuhan government announced to ban …

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. senator on Friday urged Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) to rebrand its driver assistance system Autopilot, saying it has “an inherently misleading name” and is subject to potentially dangerous misuse. But Tesla said in a letter that it had taken steps to ensure driver engagement with the system and enhance its safety …

FILE PHOTO: Governor of the Bank of France Francois Villeroy de Galhau delivers a speech to open a conference entitled “Bretton Woods: 75 years later” in Paris, France, July 16, 2019. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer PARIS (Reuters) – Digital currency could be useful as cash transactions dwindle in some countries but central banks should be in charge …

MILL VALLEY, California (Reuters) – Electric vehicle startup Rivian on Saturday displayed its pickup truck and SUV at an event in San Francisco’s Bay Area and said that when their prices are unveiled soon they will be lower than has been previously announced. The Rivian R1T all-electric truck is pictured at an event, held by …

MILAN, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Poste Italiane is launching a new payment technology with the aim to win more clients among Italian small businesses, Marco Siracusano, head of digital payment unit PostePay said on Friday. Poste Italiane, the former monopolist in the country for postal services, has developed the new technology based on QR codes …

European stocks slumped on Tuesday as worries over a spreading virus in China as well as weak guidance from Swiss banking giant UBS weighed. The Stoxx Europe 600 SXXP, -0.70%  declined 0.75% …

The foreign ministers of the three countries issued a statement Tuesday, saying that while they remain committed to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), as the deal is formally known, the dispute mechanism has been triggered. Under the mechanism, the Joint Commission — which contains representatives from every signatory and safeguards the deal — …

Jan 11th 2020 HELSINKI IN A GREY office building on the outskirts of Helsinki, a chatty social worker is meeting six elderly people from around town for lunch—via tablets propped on their kitchen tables. For the next half-hour she talks to them about their day and reminds them to have something to drink, because dehydration …