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Long-term economic fallout of Covid-19 could persist for a generation

The COVID-19 pandemic's toll on economic activity in recent months is only the beginning of the story. While the rapid ...

Tokyo leads Asian markets higher, across-the-board gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks advanced on Monday in a positive start to the week.The big action was in Tokyo where ...

UK to spend hundreds of millions of pounds on border infrastructure

LONDON, UK - The British government on Sunday announced a £705 million funding package for border infrastructure, jobs and technology ...

India's D-Mart supermarket chain has shocking first quarter

MUMBAI, India - On Saturday, Avenue Supermarts reported an 87.61% fall in consolidated net profit for the June quarter, compared ...

Miss Universe PH candidate endorses QC's 'Why I Wear a Mask' campaign

CALOOCAN CITY, July 14 (PIA) - Miss Universe Philippines candidate and national team volleyball player Michelle Gumabao who hails from ...

Singapore enters technical recession as GDP plunges 12.6 pc in Q2

Singapore, July 14 (ANI): Singapore's economy shrank by 12.6 per cent year-on-year in the second quarter as circuit breaker measures ...

Isaah Mhlanga | There's no extremist path to SA's recovery

To reconstruct an economy implies to rebuild that which is broken in this economy. There is a need to clearly ...

Equity indices trade lower, HDFC twins dip

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 14 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded lower during early hours on Tuesday due to weak global ...

NBA announces 0.6 percent positive test rate

The first week of the NBA's "bubble" plan to keep its teams safe from the coronavirus proved successful. The league ...

US budget deficit hits record high of $864 billion in June

Washington [US], July 14 (Sputnik/ANI): The US federal budget deficit hit a record $864 billion in June amid the coronavirus ...

Dire Wolves reveal Spiller as owner

Oceania esports team Dire Wolves announced Jason Spiller as their owner on Monday as part of a series of moves ...

Indian 'Parotta masters' await to go back to China

Ramanathapuram (Tamil Nadu) [India], July 13 (ANI): Hundreds of 'parotta masters' working in hotels in China who were forced to ...

A Reporter Looks Back: China Should Never Underestimate India

The current standoff between the Chinese and Indian Armies in the Himalayas took me back nearly five decades to a ...

US Budget Deficit Hits All-Time High of $864 Billion in June

WASHINGTON - The federal government incurred the biggest monthly budget deficit in history in June as spending on programs to ...

European Commission greenlights 3.4-bln-euro state aid to virus-hit KLM

An airplane of the Dutch airline KLM is parked at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, March 31, 2020. (Photo ...

Families of Italy's Coronavirus Dead Seek Answers, Solace, Justice

ROME - It started out as way for grief-struck families to mourn their coronavirus dead online: a Facebook group where ...

North Macedonia: Ballot Boxes Carried to Quarantined Homes

SKOPJE, NORTH MACEDONIA - Election officials in North Macedonia carried ballot boxes to the homes of voters suffering from COVID-19 ...

How to stay honest when filing taxes in a pandemic year

Many in the U.S. will be filing their personal income tax returns in the next few days, as the deadline ...

Millionaires ask for higher taxes to help pay for virus aid

Dozens of millionaires from the US and six other countries have a message for their governments: "Tax us. Tax us. ...

Equity indices trim early gains, Reliance up 3.2 pc on new high

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 13 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices shaved off early gains on Monday but closed in the green ...

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Trump applauds U.S. Southern Command in efforts to combat drug trade

MIAMI, Florida - U.S. President Donald Trump went to Florida on Friday for a briefing on what he said has ...

U.S. air force F-16 jet crashes, pilot injured

An F-16 fighter performs during the Breitling Huntington Beach Airshow, in Orange County, California, the United States, on Sept. 30, ...

Timbers top Galaxy, take Group F lead

Jeremy Ebobisse and Sebastian Blanco scored second-half goals seven minutes apart Monday as the Portland Timbers moved atop the Group ...

California, Oregon roll back reopenings to contain COVID-19 spread

Washington [USA], July 14 (ANI): As the number of deaths trended upwards over the weekend in a majority of the ...

Global COVID-19 cases top 13 mln: Johns Hopkins University

Global confirmed COVID-19 cases surpassed 13 million on Monday, with over 570,000 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University.NEW YORK, July ...

We tagged Andean condors to find out how huge birds fly without flapping

Andean condors, at 10kg or more, are among the world's heaviest flying birds. Once birds get this big, the energetic ...

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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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