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Coronavirus infects more than 3,000 U.S. meatpacking workers: union

1 minute ago   |   Reuters

More than 3,000 U.S. meatpacking workers have tested positive for COVID-19 and at least 44 workers have died, the country's largest meatpacking union said on Thursday...
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U.S. may now need to treat Hong Kong like China -White House adviser

11 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump's top economic adviser said on Thursday that Hong Kong may now need to be treated like China when it comes to trade and other financial...
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Small-business loan terms eased under U.S. House-passed bill

11 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   4 articles

WASHINGTON - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved legislation increasing the amount of time, to 24 weeks from the current eight weeks, for small businesses to...
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Exclusive: U.S. taxpayers' virus relief went to firms that avoided U.S. taxes

19 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Last month Zagg Inc, a Utah-based company that makes mobile device accessories, received more than $9.4 million in cash from a U.S. government program that has provided...
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US Travel: Great News, As Trump Says Some Europe Visitors Soon Welcome

25 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Some Europeans may soon be welcome in the U.S. says Donald Trump. The U.S. will “open up” to travelers arriving from low-risk countries first says the President, suggesting...
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U.S. House approves bill lengthening coronavirus small-business loan terms

31 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly approved legislation increasing the amount of time, to 24 weeks from the current eight-week deadline, for small...
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Harbor Freight recalls jack stands that can fail under load

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

The U.S. government's road safety agency is warning people not to use Pittsburgh Automotive jack stands sold by Harbor Freight Tools because they can collapse when holding a load.
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Bill lengthening coronavirus small business loan terms nears U.S. House passage

1 hour ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday neared passage of legislation increasing the amount of time, to 24 weeks from the current eight-week deadline, for small...
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Trump set to order review of law that protects social media companies

1 hour ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected internet companies, including Twitter and Facebook, an extraordinary attempt to...
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U.S. weekly jobless claims drop, but economic recovery still elusive

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

The number of Americans seeking jobless benefits fell for an eighth straight week last week, likely as some people returned to work, but claims remained at astonishingly high...
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Amazon Is Offering To Keep 125,000 Workers It Hired For The Pandemic

Amazon Is Offering To Keep 125,000 Workers It Hired For The Pandemic

Amazon has hired 175,000 temporary workers to deal with spike in online shopping during the pandemic. Now it's offering most of them permanent jobs. Read more ...

Tom Brady is selling his highly customized Cadillac Escalade for $300,000...

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In May, 27 companies with at least $50 million in liabilities filed for court protection from their creditors, Bloomberg reported Thursday . It's the fastest pace of filings... Read more ...

Mark Zuckerberg told Fox News that Facebook will not fact-check Trump's...

Mark Zuckerberg told Fox News that Facebook will not fact-check Trump's false claims as Twitter did

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told Fox News on Wednesday that his platform would not follow Twitter and fact-check claims by President Donald Trump. "I believe strongly that... Read more ...

The next-gen leaders of enterprise venture capital think software is going...

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Chaotic videos show people looting a Minneapolis Target store amid a protest...

Chaotic videos show people looting a Minneapolis Target store amid a protest against the death of George Floyd

Videos shared on social media show people looting a Target store in Minneapolis amid protests against the death of George Floyd, who died after a police officer knelt on his... Read more ...

Trump is unleashing an executive order against social media companies, and...

Trump is unleashing an executive order against social media companies, and it could trigger a legal fight they desperately want to avoid

Donald Trump plans to issue an executive order targeting social media companies on Thursday. The US President has been railing against tech companies after Twitter fact-checked... Read more ...

Wielding Twitter like a weapon: Here's what was really going on when Trump's...

Wielding Twitter like a weapon: Here's what was really going on when Trump's most outrageous tweet storms took place

President Donald Trump's Twitter use has gotten to the point where the social media company has, for the first time, marked two of his tweets with a fact check for the... Read more ...

Twitter tried to correct Trump's falsehoods about vote by mail, but the...

Twitter tried to correct Trump's falsehoods about vote by mail, but the platform's first fact-check on the president's tweets was itself misleading

For the first time on Tuesday, Twitter rolled out a feature to flag Trump's tweets about voting by mail as misleading in an effort to provide more context and fact-check... Read more ...

Human services chief: Ohio jobless claims came 'in a tsunami'

Human services chief: Ohio jobless claims came 'in a tsunami'

Ohio faced an unprecedented surge in unemployment claims almost overnight as the pandemic led to widespread business shutdowns, leaving the state no time to retool its system... Read more ...