THIS WEEK: JOB OPENINGS, CONSUMER CREDIT, WALGREENS EARNS

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: SCARCE JOBS Employers have been putting up fewer...

THE LATEST: INDIA OVERTAKES RUSSIA, NOW 3RD IN VIRUS CASES

NEW DELHI - India has overtaken Russia to become the third worst-affected nation by the coronavirus after reporting 24,248 new cases...

 
 
 

THAIS BID ADDIO TO THEATER WHERE THEY FELL IN LOVE WITH FILM

BANGKOK - If Hollywood is where dreams are made, Bangkok's Scala theater for the past 51 years was where Thais immersed themselves...

ASIA STOCKS RISE AS INVESTORS LOOK AHEAD TO WEEK'S DATA

BEIJING - Asian stock markets rose Monday as investors looked ahead for data they hope will support optimism about a global economic...

 
 
 

ASIA TODAY: AUSTRALIAN STATE'S CASES SPIKE, BORDERS TO SHUT

MELBOURNE, Australia - The hard-hit Australian state of Victoria recorded a death and its highest-ever daily increase in coronavirus...

LOW-COST AIRLINE HK EXPRESS RESUMING FLIGHTS IN AUGUST

HONG KONG - Hong Kong low-cost airline HK Express, part of the Cathay Pacific Group, said Monday it will gradually resume flights on...

 
 
 

MEXICAN PRESIDENT SAYS EX-OIL CHIEF HAS OFFERED TO TALK

MEXICO CITY - President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Sunday the former head of Mexico's state oil company has offered to talk about...

KANSAS PAPER OWNER APOLOGIZES FOR TYING MASK RULE, HOLOCAUST

TOPEKA, Kan. - A Kansas county Republican Party chairman who owns a weekly newspaper apologized Sunday for a cartoon posted on the...

 
 
 

DUKE, DOMINION CANCEL CONTESTED ATLANTIC COAST PIPELINE

RICHMOND, Va. - The developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced Sunday that they are canceling the multi-state natural gas...

DUKE, DOMINION CANCEL CONTESTED ATLANTIC COAST PIPELINE

RICHMOND, Va. - The developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced Sunday that they are canceling the multi-state natural gas...

 
 
 

EXIT POLL: CROATIA'S RULING CONSERVATIVES WIN BIG IN VOTE

ZAGREB, Croatia - Croatia's ruling conservatives have a strong lead over their main center-left rivals at a parliamentary election...

GIG WORKERS FACE SHIFTING ROLES, COMPETITION IN PANDEMIC

NEW YORK - There were the two-hour, unpaid waits outside supermarkets when San Francisco first started to lock down, on top of the...

 
 
 

NAKED MEN AND DRUNKS: ENGLAND ASSESSES THE REOPENING OF PUBS

LONDON - It seems to have been more like a typical Saturday night than a drunken New Year's Eve. The reopening of pubs in England does...

SCHOLASTIC CEO TALKS CIVIL UNREST, PANDEMIC

NEW YORK - When the pandemic shut down schools nationwide in March, Scholastic Corp. immediately pivoted, offering a free online learning...

 
 
 

DEATH TOLL RISES TO 6 IN TURKEY FIREWORKS FACTORY EXPLOSION

ISTANBUL - The death toll from a massive explosion in a fireworks factory in Turkey has increased to six. The governor of Sakarya in...

GERMANY TO REVAMP FINANCIAL OVERSIGHT AFTER WIRECARD SCANDAL

BERLIN - Germany's finance minister says he wants to revamp the oversight system for the country's financial industry in the wake of...

 
 
 

NAKED MEN AND DRUNKS: ENGLAND ASSESSES THE REOPENING OF PUBS

LONDON - It seems to have been more like a typical Saturday night than a drunken New Year's Eve. The reopening of pubs in England does...

THE LATEST: SOUTH AFRICA'S DAILY RISE SURPASSES 10,000

JOHANNESBURG - For the first time, South Africa is reporting more than 10,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases in a single day. That...

 
 
 

MERCEDES TO RECALL 660,000 VEHICLES IN CHINA FOR OIL LEAK

BEIJING - Mercedes-Benz will recall more than 660,000 vehicles in China later this year for a possible oil leak. A seal between a high-pressure...

THE LATEST: AFTER LOCKDOWN, CASES UP IN AUSTRALIAN STATE

MELBOURNE, Australia - The hard-hit Australian state of Victoria has recorded 74 new coronavirus cases after announcing a record 108...

 
 
 



The Latest: Australian state records highest daily increase

The Latest: Australian state records highest daily increase

MELBOURNE, Australia - The hard-hit Australian state of Victoria has recorded a death and its highest-ever daily increase in coronavirus cases as authorities prepare to close... Read more ...

The Latest: Philippines reports spike in coronavirus cases

The Latest: Philippines reports spike in coronavirus cases

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines has reported its biggest spike in coronavirus infections in recent days as the government eases quarantine restrictions to revive the... Read more ...

Developers cancel long-delayed, $8B Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Developers cancel long-delayed, $8B Atlantic Coast Pipeline

RICHMOND, Va. - The developers of the long-delayed, $8 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced the cancellation of the multi-state natural gas project Sunday, citing... Read more ...

The Latest: WVirginia sees biggest 2-day jump in virus cases

The Latest: WVirginia sees biggest 2-day jump in virus cases

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia has experienced its biggest two-day jump in confirmed coronavirus cases, according to health statistics released Sunday. Read more ...

July 5 COVID-19 Test Results

July 5 COVID-19 Test Results

The US is now conducting over 600,000 tests per day, and that might be enough to allow test-and-trace in some areas. Based on the experience of other countries, the percent... Read more ...

The Latest: Mississippi Speaker Gunn positive for virus

The Latest: Mississippi Speaker Gunn positive for virus

JACKSON, Miss. - Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn says he has tested positive for the coronavirus as state health officials report more than 200 new infections and five... Read more ...

Croatia's ruling conservatives winning parliamentary vote

Croatia's ruling conservatives winning parliamentary vote

ZAGREB, Croatia - The ruling conservatives are overwhelmingly winning Croatia's parliamentary elections held Sunday amid a spike in new coronavirus cases as the latest European... Read more ...

Census: Household Pulse Survey shows 32% of Households Expect Loss in...

Census: Household Pulse Survey shows 32% of Households Expect Loss in Income; 24.5% Concerned about Housing

Note: The question on lost income is always since March 13, 2020 - so this percentage will not decline. From the Census Bureau: Measuring Household Experiences during the... Read more ...

Embracing Technology May Be Now or Never for Real Estate Pros

Embracing Technology May Be Now or Never for Real Estate Pros

For some time, technology has played a major role in real estate, with various tools and tech platforms designed to streamline our business and make it easier for us and our... Read more ...

The Latest: FDA head rejects Trump's 'harmless' virus claim

The Latest: FDA head rejects Trump's 'harmless' virus claim

WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration commissioner is declining to back up President Donald Trump's claim that 99% of coronavirus cases are “harmless.” Read more ...