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In Global Covid-19 Vaccine Race, Chinese Shot Receives First Foreign Approval – The Wall Street Journal

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The United Arab Emirates has become the first country outside China to approve emergency usage of a Chinese Covid-19 vaccine candidate, in a vote of confidence for a state-backed drugmaker racing global rivals to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The U.A.E. is following in the footsteps of the Chinese government, which has already approved…

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William McGurn: I’ve just become a first-time gun owner — here’s what made me do it

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On Monday it became official: The police issued me a gun permit. Never did I imagine I’d be here. Not because I was anti-gun. My dad was a career FBI agent, so my siblings and I grew up with guns. At the same time, my father was never particularly interested in guns. To no avail,…

Hospitals Failed to Fully Contain Covid-19 Inside Their Walls

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An average of 120 patients a day became infected with the new coronavirus inside U.S. hospitals as the pandemic ebbed from its spring peak and rebounded into the summer, according to previously unpublished federal data. The numbers, provided to The Wall Street Journal by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, offer one of the…

Nikola Is Only as Strong as Its Tech Partnerships – The Wall Street Journal

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Nikola Corporation’s biggest achievement has been lining up a roster of blue-chip technology partners to help realize its vision of using hydrogen to electrify the U.S. trucking industry. In the wake of an incendiary short seller’s report, the key question is whether it can keep them. The startup is fighting for its reputation. The stock…

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Cyber Daily: TikTok Moves to Settle Children’s Privacy Suit | Ireland Pauses Facebook Probe – Wall Street Journal

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Sept. 15, 2020 8:27 am ET | WSJ Pro Good day. TikTok, as a deal with Oracle nears, is working to settle a privacy suit filed on behalf of users as young as eight years old, WSJ Pro’s David Uberti reports. The complaints claim that TikTok sends user data to Chinese servers and improperly collects “voiceprints”…

Cities Were Filled With Mass Protests in the Summer of 2020. They Are Different Now – The Wall Street Journal

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Months of mass protests have given way to more violent and even deadly demonstrations, driven by extremists who are flocking to them. Law-enforcement officials say they are alarmed by the presence of armed fringe groups from both sides of the political spectrum at the protests and say the deadly shootings late last month in Kenosha,…

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How Much Flooding Costs the Global Economy

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Now Playing 9/15/2020 7:39AM      Increased flooding from weather events including storms and rising seas is affecting communities and businesses from the U.S. to China and Bangladesh. WSJ looks at the growing economic toll from floods and what countries can do about it. Photo: Michael Candelori/Zuma Press Up Next Editor Picks Shelf 5:13 Some Covid-19 Survivors…

President Unmentioned in House, Senate Campaign Ads…

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President Trump dominates television news coverage, but there is one corner of the media where he’s almost completely absent: advertisements in Senate and House elections. Mr. Trump is mentioned or shown in just 6% of the more than 771,000 general-election ads on broadcast television stations so far in those races, according to an analysis by…

WSJ Wealth Adviser Briefing: Distressed Businesses, Blank-Check IPOs, Money Mistakes

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ByWSJ Staff Sep 15, 2020 6:00 am ET Nearly two years ago, at the age of 56, Janet K. Redman found herself at a personal and professional crossroads after 12 years as a successful financial adviser in Delaware. Her parents had both recently died. “I had spent the last decade or so staying near them,…

Apple Event: New Watch, iPad Expected as iPhone Seen Coming Later – The Wall Street Journal

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Apple Inc. is expected to show off its latest smartwatch and iPad Tuesday amid an uptick of interest in such devices by weary, homebound users looking for help tracking exercise and logging hours of remote work and learning. The Cupertino, Calif., tech company will hold its first virtual-only product reveal at 1 p.m. New York…

Former Nissan Executive Greg Kelly Pleads Not Guilty at Tokyo Trial – The Wall Street Journal

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TOKYO—Greg Kelly, the former Nissan Motor Co. executive charged with helping hide Carlos Ghosn’s compensation as Nissan chief, pleaded not guilty Tuesday at the opening of his trial in Tokyo. “I deny the allegations,” Mr. Kelly said, speaking in a clear voice before a three-judge panel at the Tokyo District Court. “I was not involved…

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Trump, Biden Present Different Views on Wildfires

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Now Playing 9/14/2020 8:29PM      President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden both delivered speeches Monday on the unprecedented wildfires engulfing several Western states. WSJ’s Andrew Restuccia reports on their differing views on the fires. Photo: Andrew Harnik/Associated Press Up Next Editor Picks Shelf 5:13 Some Covid-19 Survivors Grapple With Large Medical Bills 9/14/2020 5:30AM…

Billionaire Steven Cohen Reaches Deal to Buy New York Mets – The Wall Street Journal

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Billionaire hedge-fund manager Steven A. Cohen has reached an agreement to purchase the New York Mets from the controlling Wilpon and Katz families, the team said, in a deal that would set a new benchmark for North American sports franchise valuations. The deal, which will become official after a vote of Major League Baseball’s owners…

The Misguided Antitrust Attack on Big Tech – Wall Street Journal

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Antitrust action would sap the benefits top companies have brought to consumers and ordinary investors. Wonder Land: After a pandemic, riots and everything else, the 2020 election has become a culture war between Biden and Trump. Image: Nathan Howard/Getty Images By Phil Gramm and Jerry Ellig Sept. 14, 2020 7:13 pm ET Despite the many…

Fight Over Hotel Shows Homeless Headache…

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New York City has halted a controversial decision to move people experiencing homelessness out of a luxury hotel-turned-shelter on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, as opposition has mounted on both sides of a fiery debate over where to house the city’s homeless during the pandemic. The widening dispute is the latest example of the challenges facing…

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