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Restaurant scene in constant state of change amid pandemic

48 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

A wave of restaurant closings and sales flooded Greater Boston in the first week of August, including the legendary Harvard Square eatery Mr. Bartley's Burger Cottage and...
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Hong Kong's Yellow Movement Turns Chinese Propaganda on Its Head

50 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Pro-democracy businesses are displaying vintage communist posters as Beijing clamps down on speech.
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Ticker: U.S.S. Constitution to reopen; Bus lines to restore service; Moderna earnings beat estimates 

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

The U.S.S. Constitution and the U.S.S. Constitution Museum plan to reopen to the public later this week after being closed for several months because of the coronavirus...
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South African Business Leaders Fret Over Post-Virus Revival

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

South African business leaders are growing increasingly concerned that the government doesn't have the will or capacity to overcome the economic devastation wrought by the...
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Inside Big Tech: Pulling back the curtain with 'hot' email

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The House Judiciary chairman was closing in on his Perry Mason moment with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Fortified with “hot” internal company documents, Rep...
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Ecuador Eyes New Financing After World's First Virtual Debt Deal

5 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Ecuador is aiming to secure additional financing by the end of August to help plug its fiscal gap after wrapping up a deal to restructure $17.4 billion of debt, according to...
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South African Airways Rescue Stalls as Banks Hang Back on Funds

6 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The planned business rescue of South African Airways is in limbo because government attempts to raise 5.3 billion rand of immediate funding from commercial banks failed to...
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Moderna: 2Q earnings snapshot

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

CAMBRIDGE - Moderna Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $116.7 million in its second quarter. The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company said it had a loss of 31 cents per...
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Boston transit agency names new safety chief

8 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

BOSTON - A longtime Chicago public transit executive has been named chief of operational and construction safety for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, the Boston...
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‘A global pandemic was not on the radar': Gretchen Whitmer on governing during coronavirus

‘A global pandemic was not on the radar': Gretchen Whitmer on governing during coronavirus

12 hours ago   |   Politico

With little direction from Washington, the nation's governors have pulled together a patchwork of mitigation efforts to fight Covid-19. They limited gatherings, ordered masks...
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Nominee Won't Be at Democratic Convention

Nominee Won't Be at Democratic Convention

Speakers-including Joe Biden-will no longer be traveling to the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, officials say. Organizers, who were already planning a mostly... Read more ...

Facebook launches its new TikTok clone: Instagram Reels

Facebook launches its new TikTok clone: Instagram Reels

Facebook's Instagram is officially launching its answer to the hit short video app TikTok - Instagram Reels . The new Instagram feature will let users record and edit 15-second... Read more ...

Trump campaign requests earlier debate date to get ahead of mail-in ballots

Trump campaign requests earlier debate date to get ahead of mail-in ballots

President Donald Trump's reelection campaign wants his first debate with Joe Biden to be held earlier to account for the shift toward vote-by-mail amid the coronavirus... Read more ...

Trump Calls Obama's Eulogy for John Lewis 'Terrible'

Trump Calls Obama's Eulogy for John Lewis 'Terrible'

Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade and President Trump gave their assessments of former President Barack Obama's eulogy for Rep. John Lewis , and it was essentially two thumbs... Read more ...

Rep. Rashida Tlaib Wins Democratic Primary Challenge In Michigan

Rep. Rashida Tlaib Wins Democratic Primary Challenge In Michigan

The "Squad" member defeated Detroit City Council President Brenda Jones for the second time. Read more ...

Trump confirms he's considering delivering convention speech from White House

Trump confirms he's considering delivering convention speech from White House

President Donald Trump on Wednesday confirmed reports that he is considering accepting the Republican Party's 2020 presidential nomination in a nationally televised address... Read more ...

Kris Kobach Loses Kansas GOP Senate Race, To Republican Relief

Kris Kobach Loses Kansas GOP Senate Race, To Republican Relief

Rep. Roger Marshall will still face a competitive general election against Democrat Barbara Bollier. Read more ...

Missouri Voters Approve Medicaid Expansion For 460,000 People

Missouri Voters Approve Medicaid Expansion For 460,000 People

Missourians defied their state's Republican leaders by voting to allow more adults to enroll in Medicaid. Read more ...

Trump Says Mail-In Elections Are Corrupt, Except Where He Votes By Mail

Trump Says Mail-In Elections Are Corrupt, Except Where He Votes By Mail

The president has repeatedly claimed mail-in voting is fraudulent as record numbers of Americans are set to vote by mail because of the pandemic. Read more ...

Husband Of L.A. District Attorney Charged With Pulling Gun On Protesters

Husband Of L.A. District Attorney Charged With Pulling Gun On Protesters

David Lacey, husband of L.A. D.A. Jackie Lacey, was charged on Tuesday with pointing a gun at Black Lives Matter members who demonstrated outside the couple's home. Read more ...