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May 01 2020

Man dies after Lebanon economic protest turns violent

When mass protests erupted across Lebanon in October against perceived official graft and mismanagement, Tripoli fast became known as the "bride" of the street movement...

Apr 30 2020

British Airways set to cut up to 12,000 jobs

In a statement, IAG said: "The proposals remain subject to consultation, but it is likely that they will affect most of British Airways' employees and may result in the...

Apr 30 2020

Leading Democrat Pelosi endorses Joe Biden for USA president

While millions of Americans are receiving $1,200 from stimulus programs, several Democrats have argued this is not enough, and have weighed in with guaranteed income prop...

Apr 27 2020

Trudeau announces $62.5 million for Canada's fish and seafood industry

The government urges commercial property owners to participate in the rent subsidy program because if they don't, they run the risk of seeing their tenants fold leaving e...

Apr 27 2020

Oil heads for third straight weekly slide

On Friday, the 24th of April 2020, both U.S. and UK crude had rounded off the day in a fairly upbeat note, but reported a decline in an action-packed week that had witnes...

Apr 26 2020

Oil rises on news of production cuts

But barring a sharper jump on the last trading day of the week, prices are heading for their eighth weekly loss in the last nine - one of the most tumultuous weeks in the...

Apr 24 2020

Farm Group President Pleased Ag Included In Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program

According to the most recent data from the United States Chamber of Commerce, there were more than 30 million small businesses operating in the U.S.in 2018. That 2.2 tril...

Apr 24 2020

SBA Cracking Down on Public Companies Applying for Relief Loans

Small businesses can contact a local SBA lender partner in the territory to apply for the Paycheck Protection Program , which include Bank of St. Croix, Merchants Commer...

Apr 23 2020

Nigeria's Inflation Rises To 12.26% In March - NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS ), yesterday, announced that Nigeria's inflation rate increased to 12.6 per cent in March, 2020 from 12.26 per cent recorded in Fe...

Apr 22 2020

Oil meltdown spreads as world runs out of storage space

It was the first time that the price on a futures contract for oil has gone negative, analysts say. The 34-year low is partly down to the same falling oil demand that...

Apr 21 2020

Oil price plummets to historic lows, Wall Street dips

But the market's most dramatic action by far was in oil. Plunging crude prices pulled global equity markets lower and investors moved to the safety of US Treasury secur...

Apr 18 2020

Stock market takes a sharp upturn after coronavirus drug shows promising results

GlobalData suggested recently that remdesivir's antiviral mechanism means it "has the potential to decrease viral load in less-severe patients" with COVID-19, but that in...

Apr 17 2020

Trump Says Worst of New Coronavirus Cases Behind the US

Donald Trump said at his daily briefing that data indicates the U.S. is "past the peak" of the Covid-19 epidemic, clearing the way for his plans to roll out guideline...

Apr 16 2020

Wall Street tumbles on lackluster earnings, economic data

Hong Kong shares were little changed after reopening from a holiday. After market close, the U.S. Treasury announced preliminary agreements to provide at least 10 U.S. ...

Apr 16 2020

U.S. Meat Supply Is 'Perilously Close' To A Shortage, CEO Warns

While the increasing number of coronavirus cases at the plant forced it to shut down , South Dakota is one of seven USA states without a statewide stay-at-home order...

Apr 15 2020

What U.S. States Plan to Ease Coronavirus Lockdown Restrictions?

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . On Monday , Newsom said he will work with the governors of OR and Washington on a plan for the "incremental rele...

Apr 14 2020

Ontario reporting 421 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 today

A key target group will be residents in long-term care facilities. Ontario is reporting another six per cent increase in lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19, or 421 more ...

Apr 14 2020

US Postal Services says it could run out of money by October

Rain or snow, the mail must go through, but will the U.S. Postal Service survive the coronavirus pandemic? Postmaster General Megan Brennan stated that the compan...

Apr 14 2020

OPEC to reduce oil production

A 15 per cent cut in supply might not be enough to arrest the price decline, banks Goldman Sachs and UBS predicted last week, saying Brent prices would fall back to $20 U...

Apr 13 2020

BC reports 40 new COVID-19 cases, five new deaths

Two new sites are up and running in the event of a surge in cases. In the leadup to the Easter long weekend, health officials have been imploring British Columbians to ...