EXCLUSIVE: QATAR AIRWAYS SAYS IT WILL NEED STATE SUPPORT AS CASH RUNS OUT

Qatar Airways will have to seek government support eventually, Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker told Reuters on Sunday, warning that...

WORRY, PROBLEMS AND STRIFE: INVESTORS FEAR MARKETS NOT OUT OF WOODS DESPITE BIG RALLY

After a brutal meltdown, some investors have been wading back into U.S. stocks. But others are wary of another leg down as the coronavirus...

 
 
 

MEXICO'S PRESIDENT SAYS WILL COMPLY WITH PUBLIC VOTE TO HALT BREWERY PROJECT

Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Saturday said his government will comply with a public consultation to halt the construction...

AIRBNB HOSTS TO PROVIDE FREE ROOMS FOR BRITISH HEALTH WORKERS

Airbnb hosts will provide free rooms for workers in Britain's National Health Service to support their work during the coronavirus...

 
 
 

UK BROADBAND PROVIDERS LIFT DATA CAPS DURING CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Britain's big telecoms providers have agreed to remove all data caps on fixed-line broadband services that have become a lifeline for...

ACKMAN SAYS PERSHING SQUARE NO LONGER HAS HEDGES ON STOCKS

William Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management no longer has hedges on its stock portfolio, but still has some cash to invest...

 
 
 

NEW U.S. COMPANY TO DELIVER SLIMMED-DOWN VENTILATORS

As U.S. demand for ventilators skyrockets during the coronavirus pandemic, smaller medical device makers are simplifying their designs...

U.S. COMPANY WINS APPROVAL FOR RAPID-RESULTS COVID-19 TESTING

Abbott Laboratories said on Friday it won U.S. marketing approval for a diagnostic test for the coronavirus that can deliver results...

 
 
 

NEW YORK'S CUOMO POSTPONES PRIMARY ELECTION AS CORONAVIRUS CASES KEEP GROWING

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday he was postponing the state's April 28 presidential primary to June 23 as its number...

EXCLUSIVE: AMAZON ENTICES WAREHOUSE EMPLOYEES TO GROCERY UNIT WITH HIGHER PAY

Amazon.com Inc is offering higher pay to recruit its own warehouse employees to pick and pack Whole Foods groceries amid rising demand...

 
 
 

AS VIRUS THREATENS, U.S. EMBRACES BIG GOVERNMENT, FOR NOW

It may, as House Majority Leader and Maryland Democrat Steny Hoyer said on Friday, be out of love that the United States agreed to...

WITH EYE ON ELECTION, TRUMP IN HIGH-STAKES BALANCING ACT OVER CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE

President Donald Trump offered a preview of his re-election campaign playbook last year when he visited the building site of a multi-billion-dollar...

 
 
 

U.S. HOUSE WILL HAVE PANEL OVERSEEING CORONAVIRUS AID LAW EXPENDITURES: PELOSI

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday the House will set up a panel to oversee expenditures under the $2.2...

GM REACHES SETTLEMENT OVER LOST VEHICLE VALUE FROM DEFECTIVE IGNITION SWITCHES

General Motors Co has reached a $120 million settlement with owners who claimed that their vehicles lost value because of defective...

 
 
 

GM REACHES $120 MILLION SETTLEMENT OVER LOST VEHICLE VALUE FROM DEFECTIVE IGNITION SWITCHES

General Motors Co has reached a $120 million settlement with drivers who claimed that their vehicles lost value because of defective...

TRUMP INVOKING DEFENSE PRODUCTION ACT TO ACQUIRE MORE VENTILATORS

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said that he is invoking the Defense Production Act to require General Motors Co to build much-needed...

 
 
 

APPLE'S FACTORIES ARE RUNNING, BUT SUPPLIERS WARY ABOUT IPHONE DEMAND

As China reopens its economy after months of lockdown, Apple Inc's iPhone factories are largely up and running. But with the coronavirus...

BIPARTISAN MAJORITY OF AMERICANS REJECT TRUMP IDEA TO REOPEN BY EASTER: REUTERS/IPSOS POLL

A bipartisan majority of Americans appear to reject an idea floated by President Donald Trump to reopen businesses by Easter, according...

 
 
 

WALL STREET TUMBLES AS U.S. VIRUS CASES CLIMB

Wall Street fell sharply Friday, ending a massive three-day surge after doubts about the fate of the U.S. economy resurfaced and the...

HISTORIC $2.2 TRILLION CORONAVIRUS BILL PASSES U.S. HOUSE, BECOMES LAW

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a $2.2 trillion aid package - the largest in history - to help cope with the economic...

 
 
 



CDC issues travel advisory for New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

CDC issues travel advisory for New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

The CDC said this advisory does not apply to employees of critical infrastructure industries, including but not limited to trucking, public health professionals, financial... Read more ...

Cuomo on possible New York quarantine: 'I don't think it's legal,' would be...

Cuomo on possible New York quarantine: 'I don't think it's legal,' would be a 'federal declaration of war'

"It would be chaos and mayhem," Cuomo said. Read more ...

President considering short-term quarantine for New York, nearby areas

President considering short-term quarantine for New York, nearby areas

The president said he was considering some type of enforceable quarantine to prevent people in New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut from traveling. Read more ...

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

What, really, is essential? It's a question countries across the world are asking, and their answers are telling. Read more ...

Knicks owner, MSG chairman James Dolan has coronavirus

Knicks owner, MSG chairman James Dolan has coronavirus

James Dolan, the executive chairman of Madison Square Garden Company and owner of the New York Knicks, has tested positive for the coronavirus. Read more ...

China warns imported cases raise risk of NEW WAVE of Covid-19 infections

China warns imported cases raise risk of NEW WAVE of Covid-19 infections

The growing number of coronavirus cases arriving in China from abroad have increased the likelihood of a second outbreak in the country, according to health officials. "China... Read more ...

DeSantis supports Trump's plan to quarantine New York

DeSantis supports Trump's plan to quarantine New York

TALLAHASSEE - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Saturday said he would support plans by President Donald Trump to quarantine New York City in an effort to stop the spread of... Read more ...

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

The man's generosity meant 20 staffers at the restaurant each got an extra $500 just before they were laid off. Read more ...

The US coronavirus death toll has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just 2 days

The US coronavirus death toll has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just 2 days

The United States' death toll for the novel coronavirus has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just two days. As of Saturday evening, there were 122,666 coronavirus cases across the... Read more ...

Tornado watch issued for much of northern and central Illinois

Tornado watch issued for much of northern and central Illinois

A Tornado watch has been issued for most of central Illinois and Will, Kankakee, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, LaSalle and Dekalb counties until 2 a.m. Yellow shaded area shows... Read more ...