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U.S. stocks crumble after jobs fall for first time in 113 months

NEW YORK, New York - A streak of 113 consecutive months of jobs growth came to an end with data ...

Healthcare for everyone in America needs to be free

Access to COVID-19 treatment is key to helping Americans combat the disease, as well as containing its spread. To their ...

Asian markets have soft end to week

SYDNEY, Australia - It was a downhill day on Asian bourses on Friday, with all the major indices losing ground.The ...

NFL working on two options on how to go about draft

As the NFL maintains its plan to hold the draft April 23-25, the originally scheduled dates, the league reportedly issued ...

Some in U.S. expecting worst job losses since World War II

WASHINGTON, DC - A staggering 10 million US workers have lost their jobs in the second half of March as ...

Chinese markets rally, elsewhere stocks fall

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Thursday with good gains being made by markets in China, while ...

City in Philippines recruits sewers to produce masks

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines April 2 (PIA6) -- Hitting two birds with one stone, the local government of Philippines city Bacolod, ...

Pakistan Vows To Appeal Acquittal Of Suspects In Daniel Pearl Murder

Pakistan's foreign minister says the government in Islamabad will file an appeal against a court decision overturning the conviction of ...

Boon for property buyers as 'coronavirus urgency' strikes

While the current situation in the South African residential property market is certainly "business unusual", it is also the best ...

Brace for more cybercrime as you work from home, experts warn

Expect a significant spike in ransomware attacks and phishing scams during the coronavirus lockdown period, predicts Terence Govender, director of ...

Crisil revises Vedanta rating outlook to negative, ratings reaffirmed

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 4 (ANI): Crisil has revised its rating outlook on non-convertible debentures and long-term bank facilities totalling ...

EXPLAINER: Why you should care about the rand-dollar exchange rate

The rand has been breaking records this week. It breached the R19.00/$ mark on Friday following a further downgrade into ...

EXPLAINER: Can I claim tax deductions because I'm working from home?

As more South Africans work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, the question arises of whether they qualify for tax ...

Students Give Online Learning Low Marks

WASHINGTON - The professor was trying to teach purine bases -- an element of a DNA molecule -- by drawing ...

Gov't realizes temporary wage employment under TUPAD #BKBK

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, April 4 (PIA) -- Families whose work and income are affected by the stringent social distancing and ...

Informal sector workers urged to avail of DOLE's TUPAD #BKBK

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Apr. 4 (PIA) -- SOCCSKSARGEN Region's Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE 12) is still accepting ...

OPINION | Welcome to the new abnormal

2020 didn't start well. January saw load shedding back, our growth forecast downgraded to 0.5%, our president under pressure, and ...

US Markets Close Down More Than 1% Friday

U.S. stock markets fell Friday more than 1 percent after similar declines in markets around the world as the coronavirus ...

Sunil D'Souza joins as MD and CEO of Tata Consumer Products

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 4 (ANI): Sunil Alaric D'Souza on Saturday assumed charge as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer ...

Four men acquitted in Daniel Pearl murder case re-arrested

Islamabad [Pakistan], April 4 (ANI): The four men acquitted in Daniel Pearl murder case have been re-arrested, just a day ...

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Trump son-in-law now White House point man on coronavirus

Hot off of singlehandedly ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, America's Son-In-Law-In-Chief has put himself in charge of handling half of the ...

Reuters suspended from Iraq after story on Covid-19 cases

An international press watchdog says Iraqi officials have suspended Reuters news agency's license for three months after the British wire ...

Time for U.S. to stop plutocrats from directing public policy?

The novel coronavirus is quickly exposing the deadly dysfunction of our national government, which we can all now see represents ...

Covid-19: France death toll hits 4,503

Paris [France], Apr 3 (Sputnik/ANI): As many as 471 people have died in French hospitals from the coronavirus over the ...

Coronavirus leads to USA jobs bloodbath

A staggering 10 million US workers have lost their jobs in the second half of March as the coronavirus forced ...

NASCAR industry joins race to help COVID-19 caregivers

The interruption to the 2020 NASCAR season due to the COVID-19 pandemic has been understandably disappointing and disconcerting for racers, ...

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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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