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US employers post more jobs in June, pull back on hiring

29 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

U.S. employers advertised more jobs in June compared with the previous month, but overall hiring fell, painting a mixed picture of the job market.
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A major cruise line won't allow passengers on shore visits without chaperones, as sailings resume despite the coronavirus

A major cruise line won't allow passengers on shore visits without chaperones, as sailings resume despite the coronavirus

29 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

MSC Cruises plans to resume sailing in the Mediterranean this month as the industry resumes following a months-long shutdown. At ports of call, however, visits ashore will only...
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Disney World to reduce theme park hours in September

Disney World to reduce theme park hours in September

31 minutes ago   |   KMBC   |   2 articles

Operating hours at all Central Florida parks are changing.
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Germany's Maas confronts Pompeo over pipeline threat

41 minutes ago   |   ABC News

Germany's Foreign Minister says he has personally told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of his “dismay” over a warning sent by three Republican senators threatening...
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Private-equity giants like Carlyle are inking more deals in Asia to get in early on an economic recovery - and that's offering a preview of the next hot investment themes

Private-equity giants like Carlyle are inking more deals in Asia to get in early on an economic recovery - and that's offering a preview of the next hot investment themes

43 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Some of the biggest private-equity firms are pointing to Asia as a bright spot in their investment portfolios throughout the coronavirus pandemic. The region, including China...
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Explosion in Baltimore levels 3 homes; 1 killed, several injured

51 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

At least one person was reported trapped inside the wreckage of the destroyed homes.
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The U.S. wanted to starve Huawei of chips. It's working

53 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Last Friday, the CEO of Huawei Technologies' consumer business group, Richard Yu, said the Chinese smartphone manufacturer will stop developing the chips that power its...
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TikTok's woes won't end after just 45 days

53 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Happy Monday, Term Sheet readers! It's great to be back from vacation in the Catskills-though the news certainly has not taken a break. TikTok is scrambling to hash together a...
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Explosion in Baltimore levels homes; 1 dead, 1 trapped

57 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

One person was pronounced dead at the scene and three people rescued by firefighters are in critical condition.
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Jimmy Lai, founder of Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper, arrested under China's new security law

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   5 articles

Hong Kong police arrested media tycoon Jimmy Lai and raided the offices of his flagship newspaper, the highest-profile case yet against the city's democracy activists under a...
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Disney World to reduce theme park hours in September

Disney World to reduce theme park hours in September

Operating hours at all Central Florida parks are changing. Read more ...

Houses explode in Baltimore, killing 1 and trapping others, fire union says

Houses explode in Baltimore, killing 1 and trapping others, fire union says

BALTIMORE - One person has died and others were reportedly trapped after an explosion Monday morning in Maryland, according to the Baltimore Firefighters Union IAFF Local... Read more ...

What you need to know about COVID-19: More than 97,000 kids tested positive...

What you need to know about COVID-19: More than 97,000 kids tested positive for virus in last 2 weeks of July

A report, published by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association, said in the last two weeks of July, there was a 40% increase in child cases... Read more ...

McDonald's sues ousted CEO, alleging he destroyed evidence of employee...

McDonald's sues ousted CEO, alleging he destroyed evidence of employee relationships

McDonald's says it's suing Stephen Easterbrook, the CEO it ousted last year over an inappropriate relationship with an employee, alleging Monday that he covered up... Read more ...

Nearly 100,000 children in the U.S. tested positive for COVID-19 last 2...

Nearly 100,000 children in the U.S. tested positive for COVID-19 last 2 weeks of July

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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai predicted that he would be arrested under...

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai predicted that he would be arrested under China's new national security law, but said he would still stay and fight

Jimmy Lai, one of Hong Kong's most prominent pro-democracy voices, arrested under China's new national security law on Monday. Lai, who partly owns the publisher of the... Read more ...

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world's most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, diamond-encrusted face covering with a price tag of $1.5 million. Read more ...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine entered a pact to buy thousands of COVID-19 antigen...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine entered a pact to buy thousands of COVID-19 antigen tests. After a false positive, he's more skeptical

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for COVID-19 on August 6, but subsequent tests came back negative. Speaking to CNN, the Republican governor said the experience points to... Read more ...

Coronavirus in Kansas City: Tracking COVID-19 curve of cases, deaths

Coronavirus in Kansas City: Tracking COVID-19 curve of cases, deaths

We're tracking the curve of coronavirus cases and coronavirus-related deaths that have occurred in Missouri and Kansas. Read more ...

Lebanon's entire government resigns over Beirut blast, minister says

Lebanon's entire government resigns over Beirut blast, minister says

Lebanon health minister on Monday said “the whole government resigned” in the wake of last week's massive explosion, which claimed at least 220 lives and injured about 6,000... Read more ...