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Stimulus checks coming in ‘two weeks,' says White House's Larry Kudlow; hedges on timing of recovery

2 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Millions of Americans reeling from the economic impact of coronavirus will probably get checks from the feds in “two weeks,” says a top White House adviser, though he added...
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German finance minister commits suicide as coronavirus blitzes economy

3 hours ago   |   NY Daily News   |   2 articles

A German finance minister is believed to have killed himself amid concerns about the coronavirus' effect on his state's economy. The body of Thomas Schäfer, from the central...
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German state minister kills himself as coronavirus hits economy

3 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera   |   2 articles

Thomas Schaefer, finance minister of Germany's Hesse state which includes Frankfurt, found dead near a railway track.
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The Latest: Hundreds flout Louisiana's COVID-19 crowd ban

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By The Associated Press The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and...
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The Latest: New York state nearing 1,000 coronavirus deaths

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   4 articles

By The Associated Press The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and...
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Bolsonaro visits market to press need to keep Brazil going during pandemic

4 hours ago   |   National Post

BRASILIA - President Jair Bolsonaro visited a market area just outside the Brazilian capital on Sunday to press home his case for keeping Latin America's largest economy...
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Mnuchin gives timeline for stimulus checks and small business loan program

4 hours ago   |   Fortune

Subscribe to Outbreak , a free daily newsletter roundup of stories on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on global business. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said he...
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The Coronavirus Economy: How my job as a bar and restaurant owner in Los Angeles has changed so far

The Coronavirus Economy: How my job as a bar and restaurant owner in Los Angeles has changed so far

4 hours ago   |   Fortune

Subscribe to Fortune' s Outbreak newsletter for a daily roundup of stories on the coronavirus and its impact on global business. This was supposed to be the week that Grant...
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Trump's top economic adviser says Americans can expect coronavirus stimulus checks to show up in their bank accounts 'in a couple of weeks'

Trump's top economic adviser says Americans can expect coronavirus stimulus checks to show up in their bank accounts 'in a couple of weeks'

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   14 articles

President Donald Trump's top economic officials said relief checks will be disbursed to qualifying Americans in a few weeks. Larry Kudlow, Trump's top economic adviser, said...
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The Latest: Trudeau to continue to self-isolate at home

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By The Associated Press The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and...
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Nancy Pelosi slams Trump for considering loosening coronavirus social...

Nancy Pelosi slams Trump for considering loosening coronavirus social distancing guidelines: 'As the president fiddles, people are dying'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus outbreak, calling it "deadly." Her comments come amid reports the White... Read more ...

Trump is considering imposing a quarantine on New York, New Jersey, and...

Trump is considering imposing a quarantine on New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

President Trump on Saturday told reporters at a press gaggle he was considering imposing a quarantine on New York, New Jersey, and "certain parts of Connecticut." The state of... Read more ...

The US coronavirus death toll has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just 2 days

The US coronavirus death toll has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just 2 days

The United States' death toll for the novel coronavirus has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just two days. As of Saturday evening, there were 122,666 coronavirus cases across the... Read more ...

Stranded Holland America cruise ship with 2 confirmed COVID-19 cases will be...

Stranded Holland America cruise ship with 2 confirmed COVID-19 cases will be allowed to cross the Panama Canal

The MS Zaandam, a Holland America cruise ship with two confirmed cases of COVID-19 onboard, will be permitted to transit the Panama Canal, according to a statement put out by... Read more ...

'My big fear is being carried off this ship in a box instead of walking...

'My big fear is being carried off this ship in a box instead of walking off': An elderly veteran couple trapped aboard coronavirus-stricken cruise says US should help

Four passengers aboard the MS Zaandam, a Holland America Line cruise ship stricken with coronavirus, have died ; the ship has two more confirmed COVID-19 cases. The remaining... Read more ...

The FDA has approved emergency use of a new coronavirus test that delivers...

The FDA has approved emergency use of a new coronavirus test that delivers positive results in 5 minutes and negative results in 13

Abbott Laboratories announced Friday that the FDA approved the emergency use of its new Abbott ID NOW COVID-19 test, which can deliver positive test results for the novel... Read more ...

Coronavirus Relief Money Will Be Coming Soon

Coronavirus Relief Money Will Be Coming Soon

Your relief money from the government is now officially in the works. President Trump signed the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus measure at the White House late Friday... Read more ...

Panama Canal blocks Holland America cruise ship with 138 ill crew members...

Panama Canal blocks Holland America cruise ship with 138 ill crew members and passengers, and 2 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on board

The MS Zaandam, a Holland America cruise ship dealing with an outbreak of respiratory illness onboard, will be barred from entering the Panama Canal, according to a Panama... Read more ...

Jefferies Group CFO has died from coronavirus complications, becoming the...

Jefferies Group CFO has died from coronavirus complications, becoming the first high-profile financial leader to fall victim to the pandemic

Peregrine "Peg" Broadbent, the chief financial officer of Jefferies Group LLC, has died from coronavirus complications. The financial-services company said in a statement that... Read more ...

4 things you need to understand about edge computing

4 things you need to understand about edge computing

Some aspects of edge computing have been over-hyped, while others have gone under the radar. Here's a look at what's most important. Read more ...