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What's News: World-Wide — WSJ

This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of WSJ.com articles that also appeared in the U.S. print edition of The Wall Street Journal (August 1, 2020).

A weekly supplement to unemployment benefits ended Friday, with the White House again pushing for an interim deal on jobless aid while Democrats remained focused on negotiating a broader coronavirus relief agreement.

Three individuals have been charged in connection with the July 15 hack of Twitter, including a 17-year-old whom authorities accused of masterminding the scam.

Hong Kong's chief executive said she would postpone coming legislative elections for a year, citing the coronavirus, but opposition lawmakers said it was a political move.

The U.S. will pay as much as $2.1 billion to Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline to fund the development of a coronavirus vaccine.

Trump's campaign has pulled back on TV advertising as he trails in the polls and searches for a winning message ahead of Election Day.

A federal appeals court overturned the death sentence of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Tsarnaev while ordering a new penalty trial.

The DHS will increase the fee to apply for U.S. citizenship by 81% to $1,160 and impose a fee for the first time to apply for asylum.

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

August 01, 2020 02:47 ET (06:47 GMT)

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