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Hong Kong Orders Bars to Close as it Ramps Up Social Distancing

HONG KONG - Hong Kong has ordered pubs and bars to close for two weeks from 6 p.m. Friday as ...


Equities edge lower amid rising number of COVID-19 cases

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 3 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded lower during early hours on Friday with investors remaining focused ...


After a long day of lockdown, how 'essential' is a drink?

Some countries have banned alcohol, others say liquor shops are essential services, and one top official even suggested a tipple ...


JSE wrap: Markets spurred on hopes of oil production cuts

The JSE closed firmer on Thursday on the back of a charge led by the resources index, and all major ...


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Number of Covid-19 deaths passes 50,000

The global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic topped 50,000 on Thursday.The number of deaths continued to soar in Italy, ...

Fresh outbreak of Covid-19 in Chinese province

As the ruling Chinese Communist Party increasingly claims victory over the coronavirus epidemic in mainland China, residents of the central ...

U.S. coronavirus death toll increased to 3,415

Washington [US], April 01 (Sputnik/ANI): The death toll from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States has increased to ...

China Helps Laos With Medical Equipment as Coronavirus Wave Begins

China on Tuesday donated truckloads of medical supplies to Laos, where hospitals struggled with shortages of gear, while Vietnam imposed ...

U.S. accepts help from Russia in fight against coronavirus

Moscow has the biological strains that Washington needs to create a vaccine against its 2020's uninvited guest.U.S. President Donald Trump ...

Coronavirus has sparked an unprecedented level of philanthropy

Coronavirus took most of us - governments, businesses and individuals - by surprise. Feelings of anxiety and fear have spread ...

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Covid-19: France death toll hits 4,503

Paris [France], Apr 3 (Sputnik/ANI): As many as 471 people have died in French hospitals from the coronavirus over the ...

Coronavirus leads to USA jobs bloodbath

A staggering 10 million US workers have lost their jobs in the second half of March as the coronavirus forced ...

NASCAR industry joins race to help COVID-19 caregivers

The interruption to the 2020 NASCAR season due to the COVID-19 pandemic has been understandably disappointing and disconcerting for racers, ...

Number of Covid-19 deaths passes 50,000

The global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic topped 50,000 on Thursday.The number of deaths continued to soar in Italy, ...

Shortage of ventilators hits stricken New York

NEW YORK - New York's governor said Thursday that his state has enough ventilators to last about a week, as ...

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Healthcare for everyone in America needs to be free

Access to COVID-19 treatment is key to helping Americans combat the disease, as well as containing its spread. To their ...


Asian markets have soft end to week

SYDNEY, Australia - It was a downhill day on Asian bourses on Friday, with all the major indices losing ground. ...


NFL working on two options on how to go about draft

As the NFL maintains its plan to hold the draft April 23-25, the originally scheduled dates, the league reportedly issued ...


Some in U.S. expecting worst job losses since World War II

WASHINGTON, DC - A staggering 10 million US workers have lost their jobs in the second half of March as ...


Chinese markets rally, elsewhere stocks fall

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Thursday with good gains being made by markets in China, while ...


City in Philippines recruits sewers to produce masks

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines April 2 (PIA6) -- Hitting two birds with one stone, the local government of Philippines city Bacolod, ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...