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by | October 22, 2020 | 02:48

The ban was set to kick in on March 1, but a lawsuit by the plastic bag industry stalled it. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos declared that the DEC will start to uphold the prohibition on single-utilize plastic carryout bags on October 19, 2020.

by | October 22, 2020 | 01:14

NBS data also showed retail sales grew faster than expected in September at 3.3%, up from 0.5% growth YoY the month before. China remains the Philippines' top export market with nearly 27 percent of its total exports shipped to the world's second-largest economy , the Philippines' Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said in July.

by | October 22, 2020 | 01:36

Brent crude futures dropped by $0.34 or 0.8% to $42.28 a barrel while US West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) futures fell by $0.15 cents touching $40.68, Reuters reported. Under the document's base case, OECD oil stocks are expected to stand slightly above the five-year average in the first quarter of 2021, before falling below that level for the rest of the year.

by | October 20, 2020 | 02:29

China , which has been leading the charge when it comes to implementing a national virtual currency or central bank digital currency (CBDC), has publicly confirmed that it plans to become the first nation to challenge the global dominance of the USA dollar.

by | October 18, 2020 | 13:03

The drug is manufactured by pharmaceutical giant Gilead Sciences and was recently used to treat U.S. President Donald Trump through his own coronavirus infection. Repurposing approved compounds for COVID-19 can expedite regulatory review, but changing formulation, dosing, and administration route may add risks.

by | October 14, 2020 | 03:34

The result parallels an earlier ruling against the EU allowing USA tariffs that for the past year have increased the price of many European products sold here, including Airbus jets. "Rather than escalating this matter with threats to US businesses and their European customers, Airbus and the EU should be focusing their energies on good-faith efforts to resolve this long-running dispute".

by | October 13, 2020 | 10:59

The currency retreated to 6.7320 per dollar, after closing on Friday at the strongest level since April 2019. The Bloomberg Commodity Index fell 0.2%.West Texas Intermediate crude fell 2.8% to $39.47 a barrel.Gold weakened 0.3% to $1,924.35 an ounce.

by | October 12, 2020 | 04:20

The completely redesigned pickup is based on the Fiat Strada , which made its official debut earlier this year in Brazil and Argentina where the brand enjoys high popularity. In terms of capability, the Ram 700 comes with a max payload rating of 750 kilograms (1,653 pounds) and a max tow rating of 400 kilograms (882 pounds).

by | October 11, 2020 | 05:33

Trump was admitted to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center last Friday, began a course of treatment, and returned to the White House Monday - before returning to the Oval Office on Wednesday. For Congress to invoke the 25th Amendment , the Speaker of the House and the President pro tempore of the Senate must provide "written declaration" that the President is "unable to discharge powers and duties of his office." Sen.

by | October 11, 2020 | 04:44

Trump was admitted to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center last Friday, began a course of treatment, and returned to the White House Monday - before returning to the Oval Office on Wednesday. For Congress to invoke the 25th Amendment , the Speaker of the House and the President pro tempore of the Senate must provide "written declaration" that the President is "unable to discharge powers and duties of his office." Sen.

by | October 11, 2020 | 04:18

House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi . "Again and again, Democrats offer legislation to save lives and livelihoods", Pelosi said in a statement last week, "only to be met by more Republican obstruction". The Senate is on recess until October 19 and the House until mid-November, but lawmakers have been told they can be called back with 24 hours notice to vote on any stimulus deal.

by | October 10, 2020 | 01:18

But as Trump has turned cheerleader and trumpets his newfound optimism, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell poured cold water on the chances for a deal, saying Congress is unlikely to agree on a new stimulus package before the election due to "vast" differences over how much to spend.

by | October 02, 2020 | 04:40

Amazon said it then compared its case rates to the general population during the same period, using reporting from Johns Hopkins University. Amazon said between March 1 and September 19. Companies have no legal obligation to publicly reveal how many of their workers have contracted the virus, and few are doing so. Amazon had repeatedly resisted sharing comprehensive data with the public and with its own workers about the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases at its warehouses, which ...

by | October 02, 2020 | 04:04

The exchange blamed the outage on a hardware problem at its "Arrowhead" trading system, but added that it found no evidence of unauthorised access. Unable to handle the rush of orders from panicked investors, the TSE had to curtail trading hours for three months.

by | October 01, 2020 | 08:47

Oil prices on Tuesday fell nearly 4% to their lowest in two weeks on worries about the outlook for fuel demand as Europe and the United States grappled with a surge in new coronavirus infections. The positive price action in crude oil prices appear bolstered after better-than-expected results from the USA docket, where both Q2 GDP figures and the ADP gauge came in above expectations.

by | September 30, 2020 | 02:17

Health officials added that the crew members would be retested when the shiparrives in the port city of Piraeus on Tuesday. TUI said that given that no passengers were among the contact group, no tests on them were necessary and the vessel would resume its cruise once Greek authorities give the green light.

by | September 29, 2020 | 08:15

This year is no different with our local Prime Day beginning at 12am AEDT on Tuesday October 13 and finishing up at 11:59pm AEDT Wednesday 14 October. And industry insiders expect this year's event to be even more of success. A vast array of products Amazon sells will be on sale during the event, including gaming chairs.

by | September 29, 2020 | 08:01

The moves on the day highlight a volatile period for stocks as investors fret about the lack of further stimulus from Washington to help out-of-work Americans during the COVID-19 crisis, viewed as a key pillar to helping equities take another leg higher from the financial and public health crisis that reached a peak for the stock market in March.

by | September 27, 2020 | 12:41

If the pilot program is successful, United says it hopes to expand preflight testing to other airports across the country. All arriving passengers, adults and children, will be required to take a test prior to their arrival in Hawai'i. GoHealth Urgent Care's dedicated COVID-19 testing area will be available from 9 a.m.to 6 p.m. PT daily. Travel bans have been enacted to try and prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

by | September 26, 2020 | 00:36

Bank shares surged, pushing the benchmark S&P/ASX200 Index higher, on optimism the changes will reduce compliance and regulatory costs. In effect, the government has heeded what became known as the "wagyu and shiraz" verdict when the Australian Securities and Investments Commission a year ago lost a high-profile case claiming Westpac Banking Corp.

by | September 25, 2020 | 18:08

Harley Davidson has chose to shut down its manufacturing and sales operations in India as part of its "The Rewire" programme. US motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson said on Thursday it expects to report $75 million in additional restructuring costs for 2020 related to actions including discontinuing its sales and manufacturing operations in India.

by | September 23, 2020 | 02:07

Earlier today, the Monetary Authority of Singapore said it was studying media reports that Singapore banks had informed USA regulators of suspicious transactions, adding that it would take "appropriate action" based on the outcome of its review.

by | September 21, 2020 | 01:29

According to the media reports, on July 21, clinical trials for Russia's second COVID-19 vaccine were approved, and on July 27, the first volunteer was given a COVID-19 dose. The vaccine, developed by Moscow-based Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, was approved on August 11, even before phase 3 trials were conducted.

by | September 20, 2020 | 02:00

Since he became Saudi oil minister a year ago, Prince Abdulaziz has applied intense pressure to any country cheating on its quota. "Using tactics to over-produce and hide non-compliance have been tried many times in the past, and always end in failure", Prince Abdulaziz said at the opening session of the OPEC+ committee that monitors the output cuts.

by | September 16, 2020 | 01:32

A number of politicians from Johnson's governing Conservative party have threatened to oppose the bill. The EU has ramped up preparations for a no-deal Brexit , which would be chaotic for business, markets and almost $1 trillion in annual trade.

by | September 16, 2020 | 01:00

One of Xinjiang's "vocational skills education and training centers" is also named in the order, a name used euphemistically by Beijing to refer to the large re-education camps where inmates from Muslim minorities are allegedly detained, made to pledge loyalty to the Chinese Communist Party, and work as free or low-priced forced labor in factories and nearby facilities.

by | September 14, 2020 | 00:51

In August, Trump issued a pair of executive orders requiring ByteDance to sell TikTok's USA operations or shut them down, citing national security concerns. This makes separating TikTok from ByteDance more complicated on a technical level. The TikTok parent firm, for its part, told Reuters that it hasn't seen any pressure by Beijing to shut down its US operations.

by | September 14, 2020 | 00:54

Mr Jacques, who has been chief executive since 2016, will remain in his role until a successor can be found or until March 31, whichever is sooner, and the other two executives will leave the company on December 31, he said. "We will.be looking closely at the separation arrangements, with the expectation that any exit won't provide a windfall", said Louise Davidson, CEO of the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors.

by | September 13, 2020 | 01:33

Rand Paul (R-KY) voted for the bill, while every Democrat opposed it. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., speaks during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington , Tuesday, June 30, 2020, on the 2020 filing season and COVID-19 recovery.

by | September 11, 2020 | 00:29

On August 14, former candidate Tikhanovskaya formed the Belarus Coordination Council, a group aimed at annulling the election results. "You must not only give a legal assessment to the actions of their organizers and agitators, but mount a stronger, more powerful prosecutorial response", he said.

by | September 10, 2020 | 00:22

The GOP's "targeted" proposal hasn't been released yet, but last week Republicans were considering $300 weekly payments for enhanced unemployment, an additional $258 billion for renewing the small business Paycheck Protection Program , $29 billion for vaccine research, $16 billion for testing and contact tracing, and $105 billion for schools.

by | September 09, 2020 | 01:46

The president described his Democratic rival, Joe Biden , as a "pawn" of Beijing, saying that the former vice president "will hand over our jobs to China, our jobs and our economic well-being". Government officials disclose the value of their assets in broad ranges. In remarks that reverberated in the political and military-industrial spectrum across the world, Trump also sought to draw a distinction between the United States military leadership and its rank and file, whose support he ...

by | September 09, 2020 | 01:22

And as part of the agreement, GM will provide Nikola access to its parts and components, including its Ultium battery technology , and GM will engineer, sanction, validate and manufacture the battery-electric and fuel-cell versions of Nikola's Nikola Badger truck.

by | September 08, 2020 | 00:36

Meanwhile, 07007-07008 Secunderabad-Darbhanga-Secunderabad will not touch Nagpur but will pass through Ballarshah and Gondia stations. Indian Railways has announced to run 80 (40 pairs) of special trains starting from September 12, 2020.

by | September 06, 2020 | 00:45

The S&P 500 fell 28.10 points, or 0.8%, to 3,426.96. On Wednesday, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq closed at record levels, and the Dow came within 1.5% of its February peak. While the bank index has fallen more than 30% so far this year the airline index was down 42% year-to-date. Tesla has been working to meet the criteria, with 4 full profitable quarters and enough revenue, but it seems that in the most recent S&P 500 reshuffle, while 3 new companies were included, Tesla was not one ...