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by | September 05, 2020 | 02:07

The latest data on Oklahoma's unemployment filings show roughly the same number of people filed their first claim as did the previous week. For the week ended August 8, the government recorded fewer than a million jobless claims - about 963,000 - for the first time in five months, leading many to hope that the country was at the beginning of an upswing.

by | September 05, 2020 | 00:36

Nonfarm payrolls - a compiled name for goods, construction and manufacturing companies in the USA - increased by 1.37 million, including the hiring of 238,000 temporary census workers, according to a Labour Department report on Friday. Hiring was slightly better than the 1.3 million new jobs forecast by economists, with Bankrate senior economic analyst Mark Hamrick calling the drop in the jobless rate "a pleasant surprise".

by | September 05, 2020 | 01:14

The worst of Friday's selloff appeared to stem from concern that the recent run-up in tech shares wasn't tied to broad investor sentiment, but instead was driven by outsize options trades from one firm. Even with Thursday's losses, Apple is still up almost 65 percent for the year, Amazon shares are up over 80 percent, while Tesla stock has gained around 400 percent.

by | September 04, 2020 | 01:40

With that weekly check having lapsed, he is relying on income from his wife's job and collecting just $158 a week in state unemployment benefits. This figure has decreased compared to the previous week, but the total has not been corrected, making comparison hard.

by | September 04, 2020 | 00:51

A Japanese coastguard spokesman said when the ship capsized the crew were instructed to put on lifejackets but Mr Edvarodo said he jumped into the ocean and did not see any of his colleagues in the water. The Gulf Livestock 1 departed New Zealand on August 14 and was due to dock in China on Friday September 11. The ship manager is Hijazi & Ghosheh Co.

by | September 02, 2020 | 01:25

The electric auto and solar panel maker says in a filing with securities regulators that it intends to sell up to 10.03 million shares and use the proceeds for unspecified general corporate purposes. After the split, the share price should drop to about $400. Tesla shares rose 2.1 per cent in pre-market trading today after the filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

by | August 28, 2020 | 01:08

Attention now turns to who will take his place and whether the Irish Government can put forward a candidate capable of retaining the trade portfolio - one of the most important roles in the commission. The commission, whose leadership team is made up of one appointee from each EU nation, proposes and enforces European laws, monitors national economies, negotiates trade deals, runs a diplomatic service and administers the bloc's 150 billion-euro ($177 billion) annual budget.

by | August 28, 2020 | 02:00

Belarus' authoritarian president of 26 years, Alexander Lukashenko , is facing weeks of protests against his reelection to a sixth term in the August 9 vote, which the opposition says was rigged. "I told him Russian Federation would fulfil all its obligations". Putin said Russian Federation had created a "reserve" of security forces to send and assist Lukashenko's government in face of the protests but that for now, Moscow had not considered it necessary to deploy them and he hoped it would ...

by | August 26, 2020 | 02:51

However, users will not be able to retweet, like, comment, or reply to it. A federal judge on Sunday placed a hold on a Trump campaign lawsuit that seeks to prevent Pennsylvania from collecting mail-in ballots at drop boxes. A surge in postal ballots is expected in the election, due to the coronavirus outbreak. Furthermore, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states COVID-19 is spread mostly through close contact from person to person .

by | August 26, 2020 | 02:14

They added: "Make no mistake: No matter where you live, your family will not be safe in the radical Democrats' America". U.S. President Donald Trump touched upon a series of policy priorities for the next four years if he is re-elected, including creating jobs, cutting taxes, lowering drug prices, and continuing the military buildup.

by | August 25, 2020 | 01:43

Video on Sunday showed him getting off his helicopter with a Kalashnikov automatic rifle . Protesters, many wearing and waving the opposition's colors of red and white, chanted "freedom" and "we will not forget, we will not forgive" as they walked in the Minsk city center.

by | August 24, 2020 | 02:18

Analysts say that if the vaccine is made by October and approved, it could give US President Donald Trump an additional advantage in the upcoming elections in November. One of Sinopharm's inactivated COVID-19 vaccines on August 13 was revealed to have had a low rate of adverse reactions for patients in phase I and II clinical trials, while also demonstrating immunogenicity results.

by | August 24, 2020 | 01:50

Protesters say they are fed up with the country's declining living standards and have been angered at Lukashenko's dismissal of the coronavirus pandemic. Belarus' president on Friday shot down France's offer to mediate between the government and opposition in the wake of a controversial election, pointing instead to France's own domestic problems.

by | August 23, 2020 | 01:00

They will be able to earn income from employment or self-employment while receiving the benefit, but need to repay 50 cents of every dollar earned above an annual net income of $38,000 through their income tax return. The official said the number of claims is more typical to what would be seen in an entire year, or even over two years. "This includes the Liberals' refusal to fix the EI system for new and expecting parents, which they could have made months ago", Albas said in a statement.

by | August 21, 2020 | 01:41

Unless there is an "11th hour" legal intervention, Uber and Lyft will stop operating in the state of California at 11:59 p.m. Thursday. Both appealed and sought a stay on the decision. The measure also provides for additional benefits for gig workers at such services. Both Uber and Lyft are encouraging customers and drivers to support a measure appearing on November's ballot in the state that would exempt the companies from AB5.

by | August 17, 2020 | 01:01

On Thursday and Friday, it began removing public collection boxes in parts of California, New York , Pennsylvania, Oregon and Montana . "Ever since the pandemic came along, people are mailing less for some reason", he said. "This is more about states trying to recreate how they get their ballots and they're trying to do it on a compressed time line that just won't work", he asserted.

by | August 14, 2020 | 01:44

According to the RTE report, Mr. Johnson's visit was also meant to outline the first stage of Britain's 2021 plans to mark "the centenary of Northern Ireland's foundation" in May, 1921 following the partition of Ireland. Prime Minister r Johnson is also expected to meet First Ministers Arlene Foster and Michelle O'Neill to discuss an economic recovery plan, following the news that the United Kingdom has slipped into its worst recession on record.

by | August 13, 2020 | 00:54

The pick-up in July headline CPI is unlikely to be sustained in coming months due to still weak demand conditions and the high base of comparison in 2019 while high pork prices and weather-induced increase in food prices are expected to ease.

by | August 13, 2020 | 01:43

However, Tesla has announced its shares will undergo a five-way split on August 28th. Each stockholder of record on August 21 will receive a dividend of four additional shares of common stock for each then-held share, to be distributed after close of trading on August 28.

by | August 11, 2020 | 00:49

Alexander Lukashenko called demonstrators "sheep" under foreign control and vowed not to allow the country "to be torn apart", after widespread protests greeted his victory in the Belarus presidential election. Russia's RIA news agency cited the Belarusian Interior Ministry as saying that police had detained around 3,000 people during post-election protests.

by | August 11, 2020 | 02:04

However, in a suit McDonald's filed against Easterbrook in state court in DE on Monday, the company alleged the former chief executive lied and concealed evidence that he had sexual relationships with three of his subordinates a year before he was ousted, according to the newspaper's report.

by | August 11, 2020 | 00:38

Humidex values will reach and could even "slightly exceed" 40 between Monday and Tuesday . The warning notes that a "warm and humid air mass will settle over southern Quebec today and on Tuesday ". Environment Canada is reminding everyone to stay hydrated by drinking water before feeling thirsty, and to stay in a cool place, if at all possible.

by | August 10, 2020 | 02:14

Prices for the 10-Year Treasury fell, raising yields to 0.56% from Thursday's 0.54%. The data published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics showed on Friday that Nonfarm Payrolls in July increased by 1,763,000, compared to analysts' estimate of 1.6 million.

by | August 10, 2020 | 01:46

Eleven people are in hospital and four of those are in intensive care. The province recorded 47 new COVID-19 cases for the second straight day Thursday, including some involving crew members on a US -registered marine vessel. She highlighted a relatively low volume of community transmission, thanks to quick work done by public health officials. As of Thursday, a total of 3,881 people have tested positive in B.C.

by | August 05, 2020 | 01:15

Both the Concorde , which was in service from 1976 to 2003, and the Soviet-built Tupolev Tu-144, which had a passenger service life of only three years, flew at a cruising speed of just over Mach 2. (AP) The Virgin Galactic aircraft will fly at an altitude of 60,000ft. Virgin Galactic and its subsidiary, The Spaceship Company, introduced a new supersonic jet design concept on Monday aimed at the long-distance commercial aviation segment.

by | August 04, 2020 | 01:31

Oil prices edged up on Wednesday after a steep drop in US crude inventories , but another record day for COVID-19 cases worldwide kept gains in check. Four U.S. states reported one-day records for coronavirus deaths on Tuesday and cases in Texas passed the 400,000 mark. Amid slow recovery of fuel demand due to the resurgence of the virus, investors are also anxious about oversupply, as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies, known as OPEC+, will ease oil ...

by | August 04, 2020 | 02:04

There have already been over 3.3 million hits on the Eat Out to Help Out restaurant finder since it launched last week, which shows what businesses are participating in local areas, and many restaurants have since seen a boost in bookings.

by | August 03, 2020 | 01:56

Their huge size also gives their stocks' movements great sway over index funds: The four alone account for almost 16% of the S&P 500 by market value. Stocks posted big gains for the month, led by the Nasdaq's almost 7% climb. The yield on the 10-year Treasury ticked up to 0.55% from 0.54% late Thursday.

by | August 03, 2020 | 00:49

Under the draft proposal published by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, platforms will have to "negotiate in good faith over each bargaining issue" with news outlets that request talks on payment, for example. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said, "Australia will become the first country to require Facebook and Google to pay for news content provided by media companies under a royalty-style system that will become law this year".

by | July 31, 2020 | 01:45

After refusing to put forth his own plan for months and blocking House Democrats' proposal to extend the $600-per-week unemployment payments through January of next year, McConnell on Wednesday attempted to blame Pelosi for the coming lapse in benefits-a narrative Democrats immediately rejected.

by | July 26, 2020 | 02:30

We can not piecemeal this". The GOP's inability to reach consensus on their proposed starting point for those talks doesn't bode well for that next stage, which is likely to be even more challenging. On Thursday, the Labor Department reported that another 1.4 million people filed initial unemployment claims last week. The GOP scramble leaves the fate of the broader deal - and the $600 weekly unemployment benefits that have provided a lifeline for millions of Americans - still in some ...

by | July 24, 2020 | 02:03

USA gold futures were 0.7% higher at $1,856.90 per ounce. Multi Commodity Exchange ( MCX ) gold futures - due for delivery on August 5 - rose by Rs 493 or 1 per cent to a record Rs 50,020 in morning. "The safe-haven investment demand further went up as US President Donald Trump has said the coronavirus situation could worsen before it gets under control", he added.

by | July 23, 2020 | 00:48

The House of Representatives in May had passed a new 3-trillion-dollar coronavirus relief package, but it was proposed by Democrats and was not likely to gain approval from the Republican-held Senate . Republicans are pressing for a $1 trillion package; Democrats have already approved a $3 trillion bill, pushing for extensions of supplemental unemployment insurance and a boost to state and local governments hit with unprecedented budget shortfalls in the wake of the pandemic.

by | July 22, 2020 | 00:44

Spot gold wasat $1818.53 per oz after earlier hitting a high of $1820.06. Gold futures are less than US$100 away from the all-time high of US$1,923.70 set that year. Projections for average silver prices rose to US$17.50 an ounce for 2020 and US$20.03 for 2021, up from US$16.56 and US$17.87, respectively in April's poll.

by | July 19, 2020 | 01:21

Facebook has already tested Reels in Brazil, France, and Germany , but it's not immediately clear if Australia is among the next 50 countries shortlisted to feel the Reel. In late June, India banned TikTok and other 59 apps following tension with China at its borders. You can then add music to your video creation or even use audio from another person's video.