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U.S. stocks roar again, dollar tumbles

NEW YORK, New York - A new bailout package and moves by the Federal Reserve bolstered the confidence of investors ...

More than six million U.S. workers join unemployed ranks

WASHINGTON, DC - Another 6.6 million U.S. workers filed for unemployment compensation last week as the coronavirus pandemic continues to ...

Gun rights in America about to take a significant turn

A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep ...

Joe Biden all but wraps up Democratic nomination

BURLINGTON, Vermont - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has almost certainly wrapped up his party's nomination, following the withdrawal of ...

New York State Sees Largest Single-Day Virus Death Toll of 731

NEW YORK - New York State saw its largest single-day death toll from the coronavirus on Tuesday, even as hospitalizations ...

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 ...

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 ...

Former NHL player, coach Webster dies

Tom Webster, a former NHL player, coach and longtime scout, died Friday at the age of 71, the league announced. ...

Brady files for 'Tompa Bay' and 'Tampa Brady' trademarks

Tom Brady hasn't played a game for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but the six-time Super Bowl champion is already busy ...

Global coronavirus death toll hits 100,000

PanARMENIAN.Net - More than 100,000 people have died from the novel coronavirus globally, according to Johns Hopkins University, which is ...

Global Pact to Contain Oil Price Crash Takes Shape

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - The OPEC oil cartel and nations including Russia have agreed to boost oil prices by ...

US International Aid Groups Sending Help Home

International charity groups usually provide support to war-torn or impoverished countries. But now, they're sending humanitarian aid to some of ...

Trump Feels No Need for Crisis Counsel From Predecessors

President George W. Bush turned to one of the world's most exclusive clubs for help raising money after an Indian ...

Georgians literally laundering their cash during coronavirus

Fearing dirty money might transmit the novel coronavirus, some Georgians have begun ironing their banknotes and dipping their coins in ...

Bangladesh Imposes COVID-19 Lockdown in District with Rohingya Camps

Bangladeshi officials have imposed a lockdown in a southeastern district where more than a million Rohingya refugees live in cramped ...

China Pushes Economic Recovery to Meet CPC Goals

As the peak of the COVID-19 epidemic passes in China, there are signs that pre-crisis Communist Party goals are playing ...

Poor, Rural Students in Laos Lack Tech to Learn From Home

COVID-19 has forced Laos to join countries around the world in closing schools and using online distance learning. But rural ...

Chinese Lawyer Withdraws Appeal Against Disciplinary Sanction

A lawyer in the central Chinese province of Henan who was disciplined for writing on social media about the number ...

Who wants to be a governor now?

"Governors Have the Best Political Jobs in America" is the name of one of my lectures in a leadership course ...

Large Riot Reported At Prison In Russia's Irkutsk Region

Russian special-operations forces have been rushed to a prison in the Irkutsk region of Siberia to quell a riot, human ...

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EU finance ministers agree on half-trillion euro financial stimulus

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Finance ministers of eurozone countries reached an "excellent accord" on fighting the pandemic-triggered recession.Europe has proven itself ...

U.S. stocks roar again, dollar tumbles

NEW YORK, New York - A new bailout package and moves by the Federal Reserve bolstered the confidence of investors ...

European Union put at risk by Covid-19 pandemic

After a faulty start to the coronavirus pandemic, the European Union members appear to be getting their act together, as ...

Covid-19 sentiment lifts stocks on Asia markets

SYDNEY, New South Wales, Australia - Stocks in China and Australia gained ground on Thursday while Japanese markets were flat.Traders ...

Google bans its employees from using Zoom over security concerns

WASHINGTO, DC - Google has issued a ban on the use of Zoom teleconferencing platforms for its employees citing security ...

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 ...

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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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