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Turkey's Halkbank pleads not guilty to U.S. criminal charges

Turkey's Halkbank pleads not guilty to U.S. criminal charges

1.04.2020 | Brendan Pierson | 714

Turkey’s state-owned Halkbank on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to criminal charges in a federal court in Manhattan that it helped Iran evade U.S. sanctions, in a case that has strained relations between the United States and Turkey.

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Fiat Chrysler does not see delay in PSA merger, FIOM union says

Fiat Chrysler does not see delay in PSA merger, FIOM union says

1.04.2020 | Giulio Piovaccari | 699

Fiat Chrysler did not mention any possible delay in the merger process with France’s PSA during a call with unions on Tuesday, metal workers’ union FIOM said.

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European Commission president warns Hungary about eroding democracy during pandemic

European Commission president warns Hungary about eroding democracy during pandemic

1.04.2020 | Andrew Hursh | 627

Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, issued a statement on Tuesday in response to recent measures Hungary has taken to further consolidate power in the hands of its prime minister, Viktor Orbán.

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Justice Department sues Anthem over Medicare Advantage fraud

Justice Department sues Anthem over Medicare Advantage fraud

31.03.2020 | Daniel Klapper | 635

The Department of Justice sued Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield on Thursday for Medicare fraud after Anthem submitted inaccurate medical codes to receive higher Medicare reimbursement.

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Federal Reserve loosens bank lending regulations during COVID-19 outbreak

Federal Reserve loosens bank lending regulations during COVID-19 outbreak

31.03.2020 | Rebecca Salamacha | 673

The Federal Reserve announced Friday that it would loosen bank regulations to support lending during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The US Center for Disease Control (CDC) issued a travel advisory Saturday for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut residents amid COVID-19 spread concerns.

The US Center for Disease Control (CDC) issued a travel advisory Saturday for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut residents amid COVID-19 spread concerns.

1.04.2020 | Rebecca Salamacha | 619

The US Center for Disease Control (CDC) issued a travel advisory Saturday for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut residents amid COVID-19 spread concerns.

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Trump orders General Motors to make ventilators under the Defense Production Act

Trump orders General Motors to make ventilators under the Defense Production Act

30.03.2020 | Matthew Fischer | 657

US President Donald Trump on Friday ordered General Motors to make ventilators under the Defense Production Act (DPA).

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Sun Pharma's U.S. unit donates malaria drug in coronavirus fight

Sun Pharma's U.S. unit donates malaria drug in coronavirus fight

30.03.2020 | Nivedita Balu | 596

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd’s U.S. subsidiary said on Friday it had donated 2.5 million hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets as a potential treatment for the rapidly spreading coronavirus.

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Microsoft to divest AnyVision stake, end face recognition investing

Microsoft to divest AnyVision stake, end face recognition investing

30.03.2020 | Jeffrey Dastin, Munsif Vengattil | 649

Microsoft Corp on Friday said it would sell its stake in AnyVision, an Israeli facial recognition startup, and said it no longer would make minority investments in companies that sell the controversial technology.

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Singapore enacts social distancing regulations with strict penalties for violations

Singapore enacts social distancing regulations with strict penalties for violations

28.03.2020 | Alina Rizvi | 695

The Singapore Ministry of Health enacted stay-at-home and social distancing regulations on Thursday amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The penalty for violating the regulations is a fine up to $10,000 or imprisonment up to six months or both.

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