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Wall Street rallies on hopes Covid-19 is peaking

NEW YORK, New York - It was a positive day for Wall Street on Wednesday as sentiment towards a peaking ...

Saudis jump aboard Carnival cruises, picks up 8.2% stake

MIAMI, Florida - Saudi Arabia is investing hundreds of millions of dollars in the global cruising industry.The Saudi sovereign wealth ...

German institute creates app to self-test for coronavirus

BERLIN, Germany - German citizens will now be able to use a special app on their smartphones, smartwatches or fitness ...

McConnell wants more funds beyond $2.2 trillion, for small business

WASHINGTON, DC - In a rare move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Republican majority leader says he will attempt to ...

Insurance companies in India commit to coronavirus payouts

MUMBAI, India - The Life Insurance Council in India has announced that all life insurers, both public and private, are ...

Fruit and vegetable markets in Europe left scrambling for business

Picture a traditional English summer. For many, Wimbledon and strawberries come to mind.Since 1877, the lawn tennis tournament at Wimbledon, ...

Several schools start online classes amid lockdown

By Shailesh YadavNew Delhi [India], April 8 (ANI): A number of schools have started online classes amid the lockdown in ...

Duterte, Cabinet report on 'gains' against COVID-19

CALOOCAN CITY, April 9 (PIA) -- On the eve of the Philippines' public observance of the Day of Valor early ...

NBA legend Jordan wins long-running China trademark dispute

China's Supreme Court has ruled in favour of basketball legend Michael Jordan in a long-running trademark dispute, ending an eight-year ...

Virus Outbreak Gives Tech Darlings a Harsh Reality Check

Just as the coronavirus outbreak has boxed in society, it's also squeezed high-flying tech companies reliant on people's freedom to ...

Equity indices upbeat in early trade, Cipla gains by 14 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 9 (ANI): Equities trading firm during early hours on Thursday in line with Asian peers after ...

Local stocks weaker as volatility in Sasol persists

The JSE opened marginally softer on Wednesday but sunk deeper into losses as European counters traded under pressure.The outlook was ...

OPINION | A pandemic is no time for fiscal distancing

These are very difficult days, as the world faces one of its worst challenges ever: the novel coronavirus pandemic. And ...

Lockdown | Rent relief not guaranteed, Canal Walk tells tenants

CEO of Canal Walk, Gavin Wood, told the shopping centre's tenants in a letter addressed to them on Tuesday that ...

Airbus cuts production by a third

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus on Wednesday said it had cut production of its planes by around a third, as global ...

The Infodemic: Do Plagues Occur Once Every 100 Years

Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here.Daily DebunkClaim: Plagues ...

Coronavirus Scams: Guard Against Fraud Cures and Other Cons

TRENTON, N.J. - Con artists are finding lots of marks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Watchdog groups and authorities report a ...

Winter comes for Georgian hospitality

Ezo, a cafe tucked into Tbilisi's historic center, is usually crowded and lively. But on a recent visit its only ...

Head of EU's Top Science Panel Quits Over COVID-19 Response

BRUSSELS - The head of the European Union's top science organization has resigned in frustration at the height of the ...

Five ways coronavirus lockdowns increase inequality

There are still many things we do not yet know about coronavirus, including the mortality rate. We also do not ...

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WASHINGTON - In a matter of weeks, U.S. President Donald Trump has assumed extraordinary power and influence at a time ...

Coach Smith: All Senators recovered from COVID-19

All members of the Ottawa Senators organization who tested positive for COVID-19 have recovered fully, coach D.J. Smith told reporters ...

Report: Bulls eye Nuggets GM Karnisovas

The Chicago Bulls' search for a new executive vice president of basketball operations is focusing in on Denver Nuggets general ...

Coronavirus is not the great equalizer - race matters

One of the first stories to use race-based data to talk about the risk that Black communities face because of ...

Cannes Film Festival won't go virtual if all else fails

Washington D.C. [USA], April 8 (ANI): The Cannes film festival director Thierry Fremaux has confirmed that the major event won't ...

War metaphors used for COVID-19 are compelling but also dangerous

As COVID-19 sweeps across the globe, many politicians and news media have adopted war metaphors to describe the challenges we ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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