Wed, 08 Apr 2020

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 ...

Share markets in Asia rise, greenback slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Optimism that the coronavirus may have peaked may be misguided, but investors and traders continued to bid ...

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, ...

Coronavirus exposed how U.S. companies undermined competitiveness

When the wealthiest country in the world is unable to produce basic medical gear to cope with a rampaging pandemic, ...

NGCP donates P1-B to aid COVID-19 medical frontliners

ILOILO CITY, April 8 (PIA) --The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines is donating P1-billion to aid the medical frontliners ...

Solly Moeng | When it comes to lockdown, one size doesn't fit all

The rumour mill is speculating over a possible extension of the lockdown beyond 21 days - and it's just that, ...

Trump Threatens to Cut US Funding to WHO

WHITE HOUSE - The United States is "going to put a very powerful hold" on money it sends to the ...

Equity indices in the green, GAIL jumps by 9 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 8 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were in the positive zone during early hours on Wednesday amid ...

World MarketsWaver After Two-day Gains

WASHINGTON - U.S. markets stumbled in the final hour of trade Tuesday after two days of steady gain.The Dow Jones ...

Small-Business Owners Struggle for Aid in $2 Trillion Rescue Package

WASHINGTON - Melissa Ellis has tried to do everything the right way as she guides her business through the unprecedented ...

McConnell Sets Senate Showdown on Virus Aid Payroll Rescue

In a rare move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Republican majority leader says he will attempt to swiftly pass additional ...

Eskom tells investors it doesn't need more state funding

Eskom, South Africa's debt-stricken power company, told investors it currently doesn't need to approach the government for more support, even ...

China Confirms Party Probe Into Outspoken Property Tycoon

The ruling Chinese Communist Party has confirmed it is investigating property tycoon Ren Zhiqiang after he penned an article highly ...

Stocks remain upbeat as virus cases decrease

The local bourse extended its gains on Tuesday in line with global stocks which advanced amid improved sentiment on the ...

NYC Virus Deaths Exceed 3,200, Topping Toll for 9/11 Attacks

NEW YORK - New York City's death toll from the coronavirus officially eclipsed the number of those killed at the ...

Ravens' Harbaugh concerned about cybersecurity of draft

Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh is concerned about the cybersecurity of team and league data during the upcoming NFL draft, ...

Russia updates its list of 'systemically important companies

It now features over 600 firms, including McDonalds, IKEA, and PepsiCo.As the coronavirus outbreak has practically halted a major part ...

Coronavirus: Can Canada fiscally handle 'black swan' events?

The federal and provincial governments have announced massive emergency spending measures to ease the financial hardships many Canadians are facing ...

European Stock Markets Continue Long-Awaited Rally

Global markets are enjoying a second consecutive day of gains Tuesday with Europe's major indexes in positive territory in mid-morning ...

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France records highest daily virus death toll of 833, reaches 10,328

PanARMENIAN.Net - France has reported 833 new coronavirus deaths in the past day, the highest daily toll since its outbreak ...

Head of U.S. Navy jumps ship after furore over commander

WASHINGTON, DC - WASHINGTON - Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly is to step down after creating a furore which has ...

Wuhan re-opens after more than two months in lockdown

WUHAN, China - Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei province and the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday ...

Acting Secretary of U.S. Navy retracts abusive remarks

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Navy's acting secretary has been forced to apologize after a profanity-laden broadside in which he ...

Tajik teenager reportedly beaten into confession of twin murders

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - A 16-year-old teenager has been convicted and sentenced to 10 years in prison in Tajikistan in a ...

Acquittal for Cardinal George Pell, unanimous decision of High Court

BRISBANE, Australia - All seven judges on the High Court of Australia have universally approved the quashing of the conviction ...

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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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