• Jai Kasera

Weekly News Highlights: 7/27/2020 – 8/2/2020

How Italy Turned Around Its Coronavirus Calamity

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This article describes how Italy, once a country that was a “nightmarish epicenter” of the coronavirus, is having a very small number of new daily virus cases.


https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/31/world/europe/italy-coronavirus-reopening.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage


Trump Floats an Election Delay, and Republicans Shoot It Down

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This article talks about how Donald Trump suggested that the 2020 presidential election be postponed, a notion that has no legal authority. After this remark, both Republicans and Democrats condemned this notion.


https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/30/us/politics/trump-delay-2020-election.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage


Covid-19 Shuttered More Than 1 Million Small Businesses. Here Is How Five Survived.

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This article describes businesses that were able to adapt to the changing needs of our nation during the COVID-19 pandemic, and were able to profit as a result.


https://www.wsj.com/articles/covid-19-shuttered-more-than-1-million-small-businesses-here-is-how-five-survived-11596254424?mod=hp_lead_pos7


Microsoft Is in Talks to Acquire TikTok, as U.S. Considers Banning the App

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This article talks about how Microsoft Corp. is attempting to acquire the U.S operations of the Chinese-owned app TikTok, and expresses the consequences of such a sale.


https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-to-sign-order-demanding-chinas-bytedance-to-divest-tiktok-11596219920?mod=hp_lead_pos1


How Tesla Became the Most Valuable Auto Maker in the World

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This video talks about how Tesla became the most valuable auto maker in the world.


https://www.wsj.com/video/how-tesla-became-the-most-valuable-auto-maker-in-the-world/214A687E-FED8-4A2C-8220-6FDE088DE531.html?mod=hp_lead_pos7