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UPDATE 1-Biden rescinds Trump-era health insurance requirement for new immigrants
WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday revoked a 2019 proclamation by former President Donald Trump that sought to bar the entry of immigrants who could not prove they had health insurance or could cover healthcare costs.
UPDATE 4-U.S. halts operations at Caribbean oil refinery after breakdowns
WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Friday ordered the Limetree Bay refinery on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, to cease operations for at least 60 days, throwing the multibillion-dollar overhaul of the massive plant into jeopardy.
UPDATE 1-Less than 3% of U.S. small businesses could face tax hikes under Biden plan -White House
WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) - Less than 3% of the roughly 30 million small-business owners in the United States could face tax increases under President Joe Biden's jobs and infrastructure plan, according to a new analysis by the White House on Friday.
GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stocks surge in recovery; dollar, bond yields dip
NEW YORK, May 14 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rallied in a sharp rebound on Friday as investors set aside inflation worries and bought shares hammered by the week's volatility, with the shift back into riskier assets dragging on the dollar.
Go maskless? Some Americans skeptical of new guidelines, other say it's high time
WASHINGTON/LUBBOCK, Texas (Reuters) - New federal guidance allowing people to go without masks in most places provided one more moment of disagreement between Americans who have found little common ground throughout the pandemic.
UPDATE 1-ViacomCBS says dispute between former CEO Moonves and CBS resolved
May 14 (Reuters) - ViacomCBS Inc said https://bit.ly/2Rdeph8 on Friday a dispute between CBS and its former Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves who was accused of sexual assault and harassment has been resolved and the parties have dismissed the arbitration process.
Picasso oil painting sells for over $100 mln at New York auction
NEW YORK, May 14 (Reuters) - An oil painting by Pablo Picasso sold for $103.4 million at a Christie's auction in New York, smashing its presale estimate of $55 million.
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ViacomCBS says dispute between former CEO Moonves and CBS resolved
(Reuters) - ViacomCBS Inc said on Friday a dispute between CBS and its former Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves has been resolved and the parties have dismissed the arbitration process. (https://bit.ly/2Rdeph8)
UPDATE 1-U.S. requiring inspections for wire failure on Boeing 737 Classic planes
WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Friday it was requiring U.S. operators of 143 Boeing Co 737 Classic series airplanes to check for possible wire failures stemming from an investigation into an Indonesia crash in January.
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