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Southwest promises refunds as airline sees ‘certain’ financial impact

WASHINGTON, Dec 29 (Reuters) – Southwest Airlines (LUV.N) has promised to reimburse passengers for expenses such as hotels and car rental in addition to refunding…

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Factbox: Spain and Malaysia add restrictions on travelers from China

Dec 30 (Reuters) – Authorities around the world are imposing or considering restrictions on travelers from China as the case of COVID-19 rises there following…

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COVID travel restrictions against Chinese visitors are ‘discriminatory’ – state media

US, Japan and others require COVID tests from Chinese visitors Chinese state media calls COVID travel restrictions ‘discriminatory’ Chinese factory activity likely slowed in December…

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Sirens howl in Kyiv as city hit by Russian drone attack

Drone attack forces Kyiv residents to take cover Follows the biggest air assault of the war a day earlier NATO chief calls for more weapons…

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TSMC starts volume production of the most advanced chips in Taiwan

TAINAN, Taiwan, Dec 29 (Reuters) – Chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd (TSMC) (2330.TW) began mass production of its most advanced chips in southern Taiwan…

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Oil Lower on China Uncertainty; US demand limits drop

Oil slides for second consecutive session More countries are considering travel restrictions for Chinese visitors Falling dollar and escalating war in Ukraine support oil markets…

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Football star Pelé, Brazilian legend of the beautiful game, dies at 82

SAO PAULO, Dec 29 (Reuters) – Pelé, the legendary Brazilian footballer who rose from barefoot poverty to become one of the greatest and best-known athletes…

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US Treasury says consumer leases may qualify for electric vehicle tax credits

Dec 29 (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury Department said on Thursday that electric vehicles leased by consumers from Jan. 1 are eligible for a clean…

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Chinese Plane Came Within 10 Feet of US Military Plane – US Army

WASHINGTON, Dec 29 (Reuters) – A Chinese military aircraft came within 10 feet (3 meters) of a U.S. Air Force plane in the disputed South…

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Belarus protests against Ukraine after shooting down stray air defense missile

Dec 29 (Reuters) – Belarus protested to Ukraine’s ambassador on Thursday after he said it shot down a Ukrainian S-300 air defense missile in a…

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