China to Sanction U.S. Weapons Makers Over Taiwan Sales

HONG KONG—China said it will sanction three American defense contractors over proposed arms sales to Taiwan, retaliating against U.S. efforts to deepen security ties with…

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Covid-19 Vaccine Makers See Egypt as Crucial Launchpad

Egypt is emerging as a critical proving ground for global powers seeking to export a coronavirus vaccine to the developing world. Its population of nearly…

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Pandemic Fatigue Is Real—And It’s Spreading

From the corridors of Washington to the cobblestones of Paris, the coronavirus is roaring back and authorities are ramping up restrictions again. This time around,…

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Bayer to Buy Gene-Therapy Firm AskBio for Up to $4 Billion

BERLIN— Bayer AG BAYRY 0.16% said Monday it would pay as much as $4 billion for U.S. biotech firm Asklepios BioPharmaceutical Inc. to strengthen the…

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Coca-Cola Backs Away From Bottling in Australia as Deal Bubbles to Sell Stake

SYDNEY— Coca-Cola Co. KO -0.32% agreed in principle to sell its stake in its Australian bottler to one of its European affiliates, its latest move…

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PG&E Cuts Power to Hundreds of Thousands

PG&E workers in Yountville, Calif., last April. Photo: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News Updated Oct. 26, 2020 2:47 am ET PG&E Corp. said it was pre-emptively…

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Chileans Vote to Change Dictatorship-Era Constitution

Chileans voted overwhelmingly to change their dictatorship-era constitution in a referendum on Sunday, beginning a process that could upend the political landscape in one of…

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U.K. Detains Stowaways Aboard Oil Tanker After Standoff With Crew

LONDON—British authorities detained seven stowaways on an oil tanker just a few miles from the English coast, after crew members called for help and locked…

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Armenia and Azerbaijan Agree to Cease-Fire After Talks in Washington

WASHINGTON—Armenia and Azerbaijan, which have spent nearly a month engaged in a violent conflict in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, have agreed to a humanitarian cease-fire, the…

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Apple’s Booming Services Business Could Be Hit in Google Antitrust Battle

The Justice Department’s attempt to punish Google for its competitive practices in internet search could end up taking a major toll on a different tech…

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