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National Guard summoned as protests spread

May 30, 2020 – 5.27pmAtlanta | Georgia’s governor declared a state of emergency early Saturday to activate the state National Guard as violence flared in Atlanta and in dozens of cities nationwide following the death in Minnesota of George Floyd after a white officer pressed a knee into his neck while taking him into custody.Demonstrators…


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ASX to retreat; US threatens China over Hong Kong law

LiveUpdated May 29, 2020 – 8.29am, first published at 7.00am6 mins ago – 8.29amCosta Group CEO to retireRobert GuyCosta Group chief executive Harry Debney has signalled he will retire from the fruit and vegetable supplier in the next nine months. Chairman Neil Chatfield told shareholders at the annul general meeting that the baord has entered…


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Live Unemployment Numbers Report Tracker – The New York Times

Right NowAnother 2.1 million unemployment claims were filed last week, the Labor Department reported Thursday.Unemployment claims continue to mount, passing 40 million since mid-March. 6 million 40.8 million 5 Claims were filed in the last 10 weeks 4 Initial jobless claims, per week Seasonally adjusted 3 2 RECESSION 1 ’06 ’08 ’09 ’12 ’16 ’20…



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No rallies and no golf, just the TV to rankle him

Katie Rogers and Annie KarniApr 25, 2020 – 5.28pmWashington| President Donald Trump arrives in the Oval Office these days as late as noon, when he is usually in a sour mood after his morning marathon of television.He has been up in the White House master bedroom as early as 5 am watching Fox News, then…


Unapproved online lenders want a piece of the new coronavirus loan program for small businesses – NBCNews.com

Unapproved online lenders want a piece of the new coronavirus loan program for small businesses – NBCNews.com

As the government’s small business lending program struggles to find its footing, many online and alternative lenders say they’re filling the void, offering to help merchants tap into federal funding designed to ease the economic pain caused by coronavirus.But because most of these lenders are not yet approved to handle Small Business Administration (SBA) loans…


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ASX to end week higher as oil prices soar

LiveUpdated Apr 3, 2020 – 8.34am, first published at 7.37amKey PointsASX futures are up 114 points, or 2.2 per cent.Oil prices soared overnight on the promise of significant production cuts.1 min ago – 8.34amClass action filed against Treasury WineWilliam McInnesTreasury Wine Estates has been served with a class action, with the group proceeding filed in…


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Haircuts limited to 30 minutes; Olympics postponed to 2021

LiveUpdated Mar 25, 2020 – 8.28am, first published at 7.25amKey PointsGlobal cases of the virus have topped 395,000.COVID-19 cases in Australia are up by 580, or 34.5 per cent, to 2262.The Tokyo Olympics has been postedponed to next year.For a daily update on the pandemic, subscribe to our newsletter, Coronavirus: Need to Know, here.7 mins…



Via https://newsapi.org  online business  online marketing  online business opportunities Coronavirus effect: B2B sellers scramble for inventory

Via https://newsapi.org online business online marketing online business opportunities Coronavirus effect: B2B sellers scramble for inventory

The fast-spreading coronavirus isn’t catching all digital B2B buyers and sellers entirely unaware or unprepared. But the coronavirus, now updated by the World Health Organization as a global pandemic and the chief driver of shutting down entire industries, roiling stock markets and forcing companies of all sizes to shift their entire workforce to work from…