Asia Today: India's daily virus cases surge by nearly 10,000
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Asia Today: India's daily virus cases surge by nearly 10,000

India’s Health Ministry has reported another record spike in new coronavirus cases — more than 9,800 in the past 24 hours

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New Zealand military buys 5 Lockheed Hercules planes for $1B
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New Zealand military buys 5 Lockheed Hercules planes for $1B

New Zealand’s military says it's buying five Lockheed Martin Super Hercules transport planes for $1 billion

PG&E behind on promises to ease effect of power shut-offs
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PG&E behind on promises to ease effect of power shut-offs

California’s chief utility regulators and a Pacific Gas & Electric executive are testifying that the utility is behind on installing devices meant to ease the severity of power shut-offs during potential wildfires

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Australia's national news agency to survive with new owners

Australia’s national news agency will continue with new owners, the board confirmed Friday, just weeks before it was due to be shut down

Asian shares higher after jobless data snaps Wall St rally
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Asian shares higher after jobless data snaps Wall St rally

Shares are higher in Asia, with Tokyo closing at its highest level since late February

Despite reopening, some jobs lost to virus are gone for good
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Despite reopening, some jobs lost to virus are gone for good

Factories and stores are reopening, economies are reawakening – but many jobs just aren’t coming back

Malaysia's ex-PM to hear verdict in 1st graft case in July
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Malaysia's ex-PM to hear verdict in 1st graft case in July

Lawyers for Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak say he was victimized by rogue bankers and should be acquitted of corruption linked to the massive looting of a state investment fund

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9 firefighters hospitalized in Florida after ship explosion

Authorities say nine firefighters responding to a fire aboard a ship in Florida have been hospitalized after the ship exploded

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New Mexico official inks leases for Western Spirit wind farm

New Mexico Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard has signed a series of leases with the developer of a proposed wind farm that is expected to generate at least $16 million in revenue for public schools and other trust land beneficiaries

The Latest: UK watchdog to probe virus racial inequalities
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The Latest: UK watchdog to probe virus racial inequalities

Britain’s official human rights watchdog is to mount an inquiry into the racial inequalities exposed by the coronavirus pandemic