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Millions of Chinese ordered back to work but infection risk remains high | World news

The Chinese authorities are trying to usher the country back to work, a month after announcing the unprecedented quarantine of millions of people. But they face a difficult balancing act between containing the virus and supporting a faltering economy. Wuhan and surrounding Hubei province, the centre of the outbreak, have been the focus of disease […]

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Iran has ‘de-escalated,’ but threat of retaliation remains, general says

Speaking during a visit to the USS Truman, an American aircraft carrier conducting operations in the northern Arabian Sea, McKenzie said that Iran’s maritime forces likewise had displayed a “fairly normal” level of activity in recent weeks. American officials have voiced concern about further attacks from Iran since the Jan. 7 ballistic missile strikes in […]

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At annual Pearl Harbor ceremony, only one survivor remains

The USS Midway Museum hosted its annual Pearl Harbor ceremony Saturday, and how the story of the attack on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, gets told is shifting as the number of survivors dwindles. It used to be that all the attention went to the service members who were on the island of Oahu […]

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Remains found in search for missing Aniah Blanchard confirmed as UFC fighter’s daughter

Human remains found in the search for missing Aniah Blanchard have been confirmed as the UFC fighter’s stepdaughter. Police found heavyweight Walt Harris’s 19-year-old daughter in woodland beside a road in Macon County, Alabama, US, on Monday. Investigators are now treating the college student’s death as a murder. Auburn Police Chief Paul Register reportedly said: […]

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TD Ameritrade

TD sees opportunities in Schwab-Ameritrade deal, but redeploying capital remains an option

Toronto-Dominion Bank will have at least eight months to decide what to do with its stake in a U.S. brokerage behemoth once Charles Schwab Corp. closes its proposed acquisition of TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. TD Bank owns approximately 43 per cent of Omaha, Neb.-based TD Ameritrade, which San Francisco-headquartered Schwab is buying in an approximately […]

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