CHINA TO SANCTION U.S. OFFICIALS IN RETALIATION OVER HONG KONG

China will sanction 11 Americans in retaliation for similar measures imposed by the Trump administration on Friday, according to Foreign...

FRANCE'S ECONOMIC RECOVERY LOSES PACE AFTER INITIAL SURGE

The pace of France's economic recovery is slowing, the country's central bank said, confirming expectations of a prolonged period before...

 
 
 

TURKEY STARTS NAVAL EXERCISES SOUTH OF GREECE'S KASTELLORIZO

Turkey on Monday kicked off naval exercises to the east and south of the Greek islands of Rhodes and Kastellorizo and announced seismic...

PAKISTAN COURT INDICTS EX-PRESIDENT ZARDARI IN GRAFT CASE

Pakistan's anti-graft court indicted former President Asif Ali Zardari on charges of corruption, as the opposition groups accused the...

 
 
 

INDIA FACES LOST GENERATION AS VIRUS PUSHES CHILDREN TO WORK

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing India's children out of school and into farms and factories to work, worsening a child-labor problem...

HONG KONG MEDIA TYCOON JIMMY LAI ARRESTED, APPLE DAILY REPORTS

Hong Kong police arrested media tycoon and prominent democracy activist Jimmy Lai under a national security law passed in late June...

 
 
 

ONE IN THREE U.K. EMPLOYERS PLANS TO CUT JOBS IN THIS QUARTER

One in three U.K. employers plans to cut staff this quarter, highlighting the growing risk of a labor market crisis derailing the post-lockdown...

PUERTO RICO TO PARTIALLY REDO BOTCHED GUBERNATORIAL PRIMARY

Puerto Rico will partially redo a key gubernatorial primary election next Sunday after ballots failed to arrive at some polling centers...

 
 
 

STATES WARY OF TRUMP'S MOVE FOR THEM TO KICK IN ON FEDERAL AID

A day after President Donald Trump took executive action to offer $400 per week in supplemental unemployment benefits, including 25%...

WEF AIMS TO MAKE DECISION ON DAVOS 2021 MEETING IN SEPTEMBER

The World Economic Forum is aiming to make a decision in September on holding its annual meeting in Davos in 2021 and has revised contracts...

 
 
 

LEBANON MUST ENSURE DEBT SUSTAINABILITY TO BORROW, IMF SAYS

Lebanon needs to ensure debt sustainability and a solvent financial system to be able to borrow, according to the International Monetary...

U.S. TO CRACK DOWN ON FOREIGN ELECTION MEDDLING, TRUMP AIDE SAYS

National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien vowed to protect the 2020 U.S. election from foreign interference, whether they back President...

 
 
 

TRUMP'S UNEMPLOYMENT ACTION HAS BEEN TRIED BEFORE - ON TV

President Donald Trump isn't the first to try tapping disaster funding to combat an unemployment crisis. President Frank Underwood...

BILL GATES SAYS U.S. VIRUS TESTING HAS ‘MIND-BLOWING' PROBLEMS

Microsoft Corp. founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said it's “mind-blowing” that the U.S. government hasn't improved...

 
 
 

TRUMP'S PAYROLL TAX ACTION CREATES POLITICAL, BUSINESS RISKS

President Donald Trump's move to halt the collection of taxes that fund America's main support programs for the elderly spurred a wave...

U.S., U.K., CANADA, OTHERS EXPRESS ‘DEEP CONCERN' OVER HONG KONG

The governments of the U.S., U.K., Australia, Canada and New Zealand said they are “gravely concerned” by the Hong Kong government's...

 
 
 

BIDEN LEADS IN BATTLEGROUNDS WISCONSIN, PENNSYLVANIA: CBS POLL

Democratic nominee Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, two states won by the Republican in 2016 on...

BIDEN NEEDS FED'S POWELL ON BOARD TO FIX RACIAL WEALTH GAP

Joe Biden's promise to bridge the racial economic gap needs buy-in from one powerful person - Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell -...

 
 
 

GOLDMAN SEES WEAKER LIRA, WARNS ON RISKS OF ‘DISCONTINUOUS MOVE'

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. predicted a deeper depreciation for the Turkish currency and warned that “with August illiquidity ahead of...

TRUMP'S PANDEMIC RELIEF ORDERS LIKELY TO FACE LEGAL CHALLENGES

Throughout his presidency, Donald Trump has faced a barrage of lawsuits from top Democrats and liberal advocacy groups challenging...

 
 
 



Ohio governor's conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash from skeptics of...

Ohio governor's conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash from skeptics of mask mandates

The Ohio governor's positive, then negative, tests for COVID-19 have provided fuel for skeptics of government pandemic mandates. Read more ...

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world's most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, diamond-encrusted face covering with a price tag of $1.5 million. Read more ...

Puerto Rico halts primary voting in centers lacking ballots

Puerto Rico halts primary voting in centers lacking ballots

Puerto Rico on Sunday was forced to partially suspend voting for primaries marred by a lack of ballots as officials called on the president of the U.S. territory's elections... Read more ...

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

A group of researchers at Duke University created a simple technique to analyze the effectiveness of various types of masks, which have become a critical component in stopping... Read more ...

‘Collusion with foreign powers': Billionaire Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy...

‘Collusion with foreign powers': Billionaire Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy Lai detained, his Apple Daily offices searched

Billionaire media tycoon and Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy Lai has been arrested on suspicion of “collusion with foreign powers.” Police also searched the offices of his Apple... Read more ...

States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

A plan from President Donald Trump to extend additional unemployment benefits requires states to provide 25% of the funds, and it's unclear whether states have the money or the... Read more ...

Blue Jackets advance with 3-0 Game 5 win over Maple Leafs

Blue Jackets advance with 3-0 Game 5 win over Maple Leafs

TORONTO - Joonas Korpisalo stopped 33 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets advanced to the first round of the NHL playoffs with a 3-0 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in a... Read more ...

Bryson DeChambeau feels closer to first major win after strong PGA Championship

Bryson DeChambeau feels closer to first major win after strong PGA Championship

SAN FRANCISCO - Bryson DeChambeau made the best run of his career at a major championship, but still fell short despite shooting a final-round 66 to finish 10-under for the... Read more ...

76ers C Embiid leaves game with left ankle injury

76ers C Embiid leaves game with left ankle injury

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Philadelphia center Joel Embiid left in the first quarter of the 76ers' game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday after hurting his left ankle. Read more ...

Morikawa delivers great shot in quiet moment to win PGA

Morikawa delivers great shot in quiet moment to win PGA

The shot will be remembered as one of the best in a major that hardly anyone witnessed in person. Read more ...