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Coronavirus: Millions could be plunged into poverty across Asia, warns World Bank

7 minutes ago   |   The Independent

Region's economy facing sharpest downturn since devastating currency crisis more than two decades ago
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There's One Easy Way To Pay For Coronavirus Aid Without Punishing Ordinary People

There's One Easy Way To Pay For Coronavirus Aid Without Punishing Ordinary People

2 hours ago   |   Huffington Post

As the coronavirus pandemic worsens, governments worldwide are scrambling to keep their economies afloat. Doing so will cost money - and lots of it. In the UK we've witnessed...
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Why did Trump ditch his Easter coronavirus target?

Why did Trump ditch his Easter coronavirus target?

2 hours ago   |   The Week

Credits Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Alt Text DonaldTrump US president shaken by images of body bags lined up at a New York City hospital One-Minute Read The Week...
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US Treasury Sec. Mnuchin: Seeking to promote more domestic manufacturing

9 hours ago   |   FXCM

Adding to his previous comments to the G20 trade ministers, US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin emphasized the need for the US to become self-dependant as far as medical...
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Dow climbs 691 points as healthcare firms make progress towards coronavirus treatment

Dow climbs 691 points as healthcare firms make progress towards coronavirus treatment

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

US stocks rose Monday as investors digested a slew of updates around the coronavirus pandemic. Healthcare stocks led gains, rallying on developments in rapid testing and a...
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AMD Rome-Optimized Platforms

11 hours ago   |   Reg Whitepapers

We are noticing a marked shift in the digital economy in terms of how businesses rely on infrastructure. Business priorities are driving workload transformation and placement...
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7 steps entrepreneurs need to take right now to make the most of the $349 billion in emergency funds the government is about to start handing out

7 steps entrepreneurs need to take right now to make the most of the $349 billion in emergency funds the government is about to start handing out

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Last week, the US government passed a $2 trillion stimulus package to stabilize the economy during the coronavirus crisis. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security...
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Top economists are deriding the 'false choice' between saving lives from coronavirus and maximizing economic growth. Here's why the situation isn't so cut-and-dry

Top economists are deriding the 'false choice' between saving lives from coronavirus and maximizing economic growth. Here's why the situation isn't so cut-and-dry

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Some conservatives have suggested that the US can either save lives in the coronavirus pandemic or the economy. Economists say no trade-off has to be made. Experts say the only...
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A US senator is calling for an investigation into China's handling of the coronavirus, and wants Beijing to pay for damages

A US senator is calling for an investigation into China's handling of the coronavirus, and wants Beijing to pay for damages

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Sen. Josh Hawley, a Missouri Republican, is calling for an international investigation into the Chinese government's handling of the coronavirus. He also said the international...
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John Oliver blasts Trump's 'irresponsible' handling of coronavirus

15 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Last Week Tonight dissects Trump's mishandling of the crisis and dismantles arguments pitting seniors against the economy Coronavirus - live US updates Live global updates See...
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US coronavirus death toll tops 3,000 with more now dead than in 9/11...

US coronavirus death toll tops 3,000 with more now dead than in 9/11, expects say worst is to come

The US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic climbed past 3,000 on Monday, making the outbreak more deadly than the September 11 terrorist attacks that killed 2,977. Read more ...

NHS nurse stranded in Asia desperate to fly home to UK to help fight coronavirus

NHS nurse stranded in Asia desperate to fly home to UK to help fight coronavirus

Rebecca Knox, 25, had flown from Glasgow to Asia in February to begin the solo trip of a lifetime before the outbreak forced her journey to a halt Read more ...

'I know without any doubt that I'm going to lose colleagues': New York...

'I know without any doubt that I'm going to lose colleagues': New York hospital workers at the front line describe the stark reality of their working conditions, comparing facilities to a 'petri dish'

Hospital workers in New York - the epicenter of the US coronavirus outbreak - describe the stark reality of treating patients amid a shortage of personal protective equipment... Read more ...

Australians stuck in quarantine hotels complain about their 'prison food'...

Australians stuck in quarantine hotels complain about their 'prison food' dinners

Travellers placed in an enforced 14-day quarantine in luxury five-star hotels across Australia after returning from overseas are complaining about the 'prison food' being served. Read more ...

New York City is the epicenter of the US's coronavirus outbreak - here's how...

New York City is the epicenter of the US's coronavirus outbreak - here's how its death and hospitalization rates compare to the rest of the country

New York City has become the epicenter of the US's coronavirus pandemic with more than 36,000 cases and nearly 800 deaths as of Monday. The daily number of new confirmed cases... Read more ...

National Guard soldier dies after testing positive for coronavirus and being...

National Guard soldier dies after testing positive for coronavirus and being hospitalized

A National Guardsman from New Jersey died after testing positive for the novel coronavirus on Saturday. The death marked the first time a US service member died from the... Read more ...

US becomes first country to test one million people for coronavirus

US becomes first country to test one million people for coronavirus

Donald Trump said the US has become the first country to test over a million of its citizens for coronavirus. The United States has become the first country to test more than... Read more ...

Lionel Messi in fresh Barca blast as world superstar reveals 70 per cent pay cut

Lionel Messi in fresh Barca blast as world superstar reveals 70 per cent pay cut

The 32-year-old issued a stinging blast aimed at the Nou Camp board in response to reports they were haggling over a pay deferral. Read more ...

British and Irish Lions unconcerned South Africa series will clash with...

British and Irish Lions unconcerned South Africa series will clash with rearranged Olympics

The international fixtures in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Soweto on July 4, 31 and August 7 will begin at 6pm local time - which is 1am in Japan where the Olympic Games are... Read more ...

Another eight die in Ireland as confirmed cases reach nearly 3,000

Another eight die in Ireland as confirmed cases reach nearly 3,000

Another eight people have died in Ireland after catching coronavirus , bringing the death toll to 54, announced the National Public Health emergency team. A total of 295 new... Read more ...