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Wall Street opens higher on hopes of economic recovery

U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday on hopes that the easing of virus-led business shutdowns would help jump-start a battered global economy, with investors also weighing the risks of reopening too soon.
Fauci to warn U.S. Senate that easing virus restrictions will risk lives: New York Times

Leading U.S. infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci will warn Congress on Tuesday that moving too quickly to ease restrictions on business and social life will put lives at risk from the coronavirus pandemic and hamper the economic recovery, the New York Times reported.
'Dengue kills too' - Latin America faces two epidemics at once

As the coronavirus kills thousands and dominates government attention across Latin America, another deadly viral infection is quietly stalking the region.
Stocks rally grinds on as virus and trade nerves linger

Europe's share markets, bond yields and the euro all inched higher on Tuesday, as mildly reassuring signals from China's economy kept worries about a potential second wave of coronavirus infections at bay.
Biden warns against coronavirus stimulus corruption

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden warned on Tuesday he would scrutinize any "big company or political insider" who received federal stimulus money they were not supposed to get from the government's trillion-dollar relief package.
Futures edge higher on hopes of economic recovery

U.S. stock index futures ticked higher on Tuesday on hopes that the easing of virus-led business shutdowns would help jump-start a battered global economy, with investors also weighing the risks of reopening too soon.
Newborns among 13 dead in Kabul hospital attack; 24 killed in funeral bombing

Gunmen attacked a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Tuesday where the international humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders runs a maternity clinic, killing 13 people, including two newborn babies, officials said.
Top U.S. health officials to testify in Senate on coronavirus, economic reopening

Top U.S. health authorities will testify on Tuesday to a Senate committee looking into plans for reopening the nation's businesses, schools and other sectors of the economy closed because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, as experts recommend doing so cautiously.
Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams endorses Biden for U.S. president

Former Georgia state minority leader Stacey Abrams, a possible Democratic vice presidential pick, endorsed presumptive nominee Joe Biden for U.S. president on Tuesday, citing his stance on climate chance, economic recovery and voting rights.
U.S. Congress to quiz bank regulators on coronavirus rule-easing, assistance

Lawmakers will quiz U.S. regulators this week on their efforts to help struggling consumers, oversight of massive federal bailout packages and regulatory easing when they appear before Congress this week for the first time since the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Watchdog reports record number of anti-Semitic incidents in U.S. last year

Jews in the United States suffered the largest number of anti-Semitic incidents last year since the Anti-Defamation League began collecting records 40 years ago, the racism watchdog said on Tuesday.
Futures edge higher on recovery hopes, China tariff exemptions

U.S. stock index futures ticked higher on Tuesday as China's move to waive off tariffs on some U.S imports added to hopes that the easing of virus-led business shutdowns would help jump-start a battered global economy.
In one Florida school district, virtual school is not a virtual vacation

Many U.S. schools have stopped taking attendance since the COVID-19 pandemic forced classes online, but one South Florida district has remained committed to the scholastic task, saying it is a way to keep students safe and productive while learning at home.
Exclusive: U.S. government officials worry about return of dual citizens if Mexico's pandemic worsens

U.S. government officials are concerned that dual U.S.-Mexico citizens may flee to the United States if the coronavirus outbreak in Mexico gets worse, putting more stress on U.S. hospitals, especially near the border, three officials familiar with the matter said.
WHO sees 'potentially positive data' on COVID-19 treatments

The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that some treatments appear to be limiting the severity or length of the COVID-19 disease and that it was focusing on learning more about four or five of the most promising ones.
Russian hospital to stop using certain ventilators until fire investigation completed: TASS

A hospital in St. Petersburg will stop using the Aventa-M model of lung ventilators until the investigation into a fire that killed five coronavirus patients there is complete, the TASS news agency reported on Tuesday.
U.S. Supreme Court to hear Trump bid to keep his finances secret

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday hears arguments in a major showdown over presidential powers arising from President Donald Trump's attempts to prevent Democratic-led congressional committees and a New York City prosecutor from getting his financial records.
Russia to investigate safety of ventilators after hospital fire kills five

Russian authorities said they would look into the safety of artificial lung ventilators being used at two hospitals after a fire broke out in St Petersburg at one of them on Tuesday morning and killed five people.
Pandemic complicates California election to replace U.S. House member who quit after sex scandal

Democrats will try to hold on to a hotly contested congressional seat in California on Tuesday in a special election that could provide clues about which party Americans believe can better handle the coronavirus epidemic and how they think President Donald Trump is dealing with it.
Top U.S. health authorities to testify in Senate on coronavirus and reopening of economy

Top U.S. health authorities will testify on Tuesday to a Senate committee looking into plans for reopening the nation's businesses, schools and other sectors of the economy closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, as experts recommend doing so cautiously.
Summer holidays abroad unlikely, Britain's health minister says

British people are unlikely to be able to go on international holidays this summer because of the coronavirus pandemic, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Tuesday.

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