What's News: World-Wide -- WSJ
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Israel and the U.A.E moved to establish formal diplomatic ties
after Israel agreed to suspend a plan to annex parts of the
occupied West Bank, in a U.S.-backed shift that signaled the Jewish
state's warming relations with Gulf Arab nations.
The U.S. has for the first time confiscated cargo in vessels
allegedly loaded with Iranian fuel in violation of sanctions, as it
steps up pressure against Tehran.
The Justice Department said Yale has discriminated against
Asian-American and white applicants, issuing its findings about two
years after opening a probe into the school's practices.
Remarks by Trump tying his efforts to block new Postal Service
funding to mail-in balloting sparked charges from Democrats that he
was trying to undercut voters.
The U.S. government will pay for coronavirus vaccines and their
distribution, and is working with health insurers to offer the
shots free of charge and without a copay, an HHS official said.
The U.S. reported nearly 56,000 new coronavirus cases, the
highest daily tally in four days.
The EPA plans to use new methane rules to help set a higher bar
for regulating other emissions that contribute to climate
Macron ordered French forces to the Eastern Mediterranean in
support of Greece, raising the stakes in a growing regional
confrontation with Turkey.
(END) Dow Jones Newswires
August 14, 2020 02:47 ET (06:47 GMT)
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