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WHO officials worried about rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreaks in the Americas

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The World Health Organization said Tuesday that it’s worried about the rapidly worsening outbreaks in the Americas, as Brazil and the U.S. continue to face surges in coronavirus cases. Without mentioning the United States by name, WHO officials indicated that......
New York Post

Republicans need to unite in defense of America’s culture

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Today’s Republican Party is lost. There is no clear mission driving the GOP. Some Republicans may describe their mission as “freedom” or “limited government.” But this is only a means to a mission. These maxims don’t provide guidance as to what the government should be doing at any particular time.......
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Christopher Columbus statue taken down in Columbus, Ohio

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Columbus, Ohio, removed a statue of its namesake, Christopher Columbus, from outside its City Hall on Wednesday morning. The monument is one of the most recent to be taken down amid a nationwide call to replace statues of colonizers,......
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America’s relationship with Germany may never be the same again, Berlin warns

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) looks at US President Donald Trump (R) walking past her during a family photo as part of the NATO summit at the Grove hotel in Watford, northeast of London on December 4, 2019. CHRISTIAN HARTMANN......
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Investors predict the winners and losers in America’s shift to digital health during the pandemic

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Proteus Digital Health Source: Proteus Digital Health Digital health is one of the sectors that has been thriving in the pandemic. Venture investors backed companies to the tune of $3.1 billion,  more than in any first quarter of any previous......
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WHO warns coronavirus still hasn’t ‘reached its peak’ in Americas as global cases near milestone

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaks during a news conference on the situation of the coronavirus (COVID-2019), in Geneva, Switzerland. Denis Balibouse | Reuters Coronavirus outbreaks in the Americas haven’t reached their peak yet......
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Starbucks launches the Impossible Foods Breakfast Sandwich as America’s appetite for plant-based meat grows

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Starbucks Impossible sausage breakfast sandwich. Source: Starbucks Impossible Foods is known for its plant-based meat alternatives, but it’s expanding its breadth of products, buoyed by a cultural movement, an unforeseen pandemic and — in true Silicon Valley fashion — science.......
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The demise of America’s malls can deal a blow to the towns that depend on them

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Shoppers explore a mostly empty mall on May 12, 2020 in Columbus, Ohio. Matthew Hatcherr/Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic is speeding up the demise of America’s struggling shopping malls, which could deal a devastating blow to some towns that depend......
New York Times - World

Latin America’s Virus Villains: Corrupt Officials Collude With Price Gougers for Body Bags and Flimsy Masks

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Of all the schemes that have siphoned resources from Latin American countries fighting the coronavirus, the body bag conspiracy might be the most brazen. Last month, prosecutors in Ecuador announced they had identified a criminal ring that had......
Reuters - Business

Chanel warns virus impact will linger on luxury sector

Reuters
MILAN/PARIS (Reuters) – The luxury industry will feel the fallout from the coronavirus crisis for the next two years if not longer, Chanel’s chief financial officer said on Thursday, warning the French fashion label’s 2020 revenues and profit would be significantly hit. Chanel bags and creations are displayed on mannequins......
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Coronavirus second wave fears boost yen; Aussie dollar falls after data

Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) – The Japanese yen strengthened slightly on Thursday as growing concerns about a rise in new coronavirus cases underpinned safe-haven demand for the currency, while the U.S. dollar was little changed versus the euro. FILE PHOTO: Japan Yen and U.S. Dollar notes are seen in this June 22,......
Reuters - Business

S&P closes lower as new COVID-19 cases surge

Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 closed lower on Wednesday as news of spiking pandemic data and the prospect of a new round of economic lockdowns dampened investor optimism over signs of economic recovery. The S&P 500 and the Dow reversed earlier gains to snap a three-day winning streak.......
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U.S. fines Copa Airlines $450K for transporting passengers between U.S., Venezuela

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A Copa Airlines plane sits in the tarmac is pictured at Tocumen International Airport after the Panamanian government restricted flights in recent days due to the coronavirus disease outbreak (COVID-19), in Panama City, Panama March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Erick Marciscano (Reuters) – The U.S. Transportation Department said on Wednesday it had......
Reuters - Business

House panel debating $494 billion infrastructure measure

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: An aerial photo shows the University Bridge at left and the Ship Canal Bridge I-5 heading into downtown Seattle in Seattle, Washington, U.S. March 21, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson (Reuters) – A U.S. House of Representatives panel is debating on Wednesday a Democratic plan to boost infrastructure spending that......
Reuters - Business

Wall Street advances on prospect of economic rebound

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street gained ground on Wednesday as signs of economic recovery helped investors look past spiking pandemic data and the potential of a new round of economic lockdowns. FILE PHOTO: Traders exit the 11 Wall St. door of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New......
Reuters - Business

Wall Street opens higher on hopes of swift economic recovery

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Traders exit the 11 Wall St. door of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, New York, U.S., June 11, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes opened higher on Wednesday, rising for a fourth straight session, as signs of more stimulus bolstered......
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Tesla signs three-year pricing deal with battery cell maker Panasonic

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FILE PHOTO: The company logo is pictured on a Tesla Model X electric car in Berlin, Germany, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) has signed a three-year pricing deal with Japan’s Panasonic Corp (6752.T) relating to the manufacture and supply of lithium-ion battery cells at the......
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Southwest extends limited seating on flights through September

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FILE PHOTO: Social distancing sign is displayed at a check-in area for Southwest Airlines Co. at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on an unusually empty Memorial Day weekend during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 23, 2020. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon (Reuters) – Southwest......

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