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Lebanon's economy: Destroyed by politics and banking elites

37 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Lebanese people cannot get access to their bank accounts but billions have been smuggled out of the country.
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India to invest $1.46 trillion to lift virus-hit economy

6 hours ago   |   ABC News

India's prime minister says his country has done well in containing the coronavirus pandemic and announced $1.46 trillion infrastructure projects to boost the sagging economy
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State tax revenues to tumble $3.4 billion due to coronavirus, could bring deficit

11 hours ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

Florida's main revenue fund will be $3.4 billion less than originally expected, state economists determined Friday, as the state's economy continues to struggle with the damage...
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UMass Amherst/WCVB poll shows Mass. voters concerned about COVID-19, economy

UMass Amherst/WCVB poll shows Mass. voters concerned about COVID-19, economy

12 hours ago   |   WCVB

One of the most important issues facing Massachusetts, according to the poll respondents, is the coronavirus, along with unemployment, the economy, housing, jobs and education.
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New Zealand extends Auckland lockdown amid first outbreak in over 100 days

17 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

“We have kept it out for 102 days, longer than any other country. We have been world-leading in our COVID response, with the result that many lives were saved and our economy...
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Whitewashing crimes of STALIN 'unacceptable' - Gorbachev on 30th anniversary of decree rehabilitating 'enemies of the people'

Whitewashing crimes of STALIN 'unacceptable' - Gorbachev on 30th anniversary of decree rehabilitating 'enemies of the people'

1 day ago   |   RT

Attempts to downplay the repressions of the Stalin era must be fought relentlessly, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said, three decades after his decree to...
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Marriott hotel development slows as COVID-19 hits travel, financing markets

Marriott hotel development slows as COVID-19 hits travel, financing markets

1 day ago   |   WBALTV

A struggling economy and uncertainty among hotel owners has led to a dramatic slowdown in the expansion of Marriott International Inc.'s pipeline as the hotel giant halted much...
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Here's everything we know so far about the second COVID-19 stimulus check

Here's everything we know so far about the second COVID-19 stimulus check

1 day ago   |   New York Post

It been more than four months since Uncle Sam doled out $1,200 stimulus checks to help Americans cope with the crippling effects of COVID-19 on the US economy. With cases...
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WH economic adviser expects US unemployment rate to return to single digits

WH economic adviser expects US unemployment rate to return to single digits

1 day ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Thursday said he expects the US unemployment rate to return to single-digit levels as early as this month and growth in the third...
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U.S. coronavirus death toll spikes again

1 day ago   |   NBC News

Data shows “a startling surge" in children and teens diagnosed with COVID-19, while a sliver of hope emerged that the economy might be starting to mend.
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President Trump orders Chinese owner of TikTok to sell US assets

President Trump orders Chinese owner of TikTok to sell US assets

It remains unclear how the president's orders will affect the app's 100 million U.S. users. Read more ...

California heat wave raises wildfire threat, causes rolling blackouts

California heat wave raises wildfire threat, causes rolling blackouts

California's power operator was directed to turn off electricity to approximately 200,000 to 250,000 customers at a time in rotating power outages. Read more ...

Humane society seeks donations after cat, kittens abandoned

Humane society seeks donations after cat, kittens abandoned

A cat who was in active labor was found abandoned in a box Thursday in Claremont, according to the Sullivan County Humane Society. Read more ...

Canada-U.S border restrictions extended to at least September

Canada-U.S border restrictions extended to at least September

The Canada-U.S. border will remain closed to non-essential travel for at least another month. Read more ...

White House: Robert Trump, President Trump's younger brother, hospitalized...

White House: Robert Trump, President Trump's younger brother, hospitalized in New York

Robert Trump, the younger brother of President Donald Trump, is hospitalized in New York, the White House confirmed Friday. Read more ...

Pirates' game Saturday in question after Reds player tests positive for COVID-19

Pirates' game Saturday in question after Reds player tests positive for COVID-19

The Pirates' game Saturday in Cincinnati is up in the air after a Reds player tested positive for COVID-19. Read more ...

Islanders answer Alex Ovechkin challenge to take 2-0 series lead

Islanders answer Alex Ovechkin challenge to take 2-0 series lead

Alex Ovechkin welcomed himself to the postseason Friday night, but the Islanders took a 2-0 series lead anyways. Barry Trotz's crew withstood a two-goal game from the dangerous... Read more ...

Mail-in ballots sent to president, first lady in Florida

Mail-in ballots sent to president, first lady in Florida

President Donald Trump has requested a mail-in ballot for Florida's primary election on Tuesday, despite weeks of criticizing the practice. Read more ...

Democrats tested in first party convention of pandemic era

Democrats tested in first party convention of pandemic era

There will be no physical gathering place, no cheering audience, no balloons. The program will consist instead of a series of online video addresses - half of which will be... Read more ...

'She was crying': Teen still missing as man taken into custody in Florida

'She was crying': Teen still missing as man taken into custody in Florida

An Amber Alert was issued Friday for a 16-year-old girl out of Orange County, Florida. Read more ...