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World Bank chief economist says full global recovery from the COVID-19 crisis may take 5 years

World Bank chief economist says full global recovery from the COVID-19 crisis may take 5 years

4 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement World Bank's chief economist, Carmen Reinhart, expects full global economic recovery to take as long as 5 years. "Everything depends" on when a vaccine...
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Cure worse than the disease? 30 MILLION face starvation as Covid-19 economic shutdown hurts most vulnerable, UN food chief warns

Cure worse than the disease? 30 MILLION face starvation as Covid-19 economic shutdown hurts most vulnerable, UN food chief warns

16 minutes ago   |   RT

The social and economic consequences of policies purportedly adopted to stop the spread of coronavirus could actually be far more deadly than the actual disease, the head of...
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Stop Begging Corporations to Behave

24 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Fifty years after Milton Friedman blessed corporate greed, liberals are still trying to rebut his arguments. They're fighting the wrong battle.
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Ukraine warns Russia on Belarus interference as UK flags sanctions

36 minutes ago   |   National Post

GENEVA - Ukraine's foreign minister warned Russia on Friday against taking steps that undermine may undermine Belarus' sovereignty and destabilize the region, while Britain...
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The ghost of the dot-com bubble

The ghost of the dot-com bubble

58 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Good morning. Are we in a tech stock market bubble? I'm amazed to be asking that question, given we are still in the grips of the deepest economic downturn since the Great...
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Companies must commit to equal pay to make stakeholder capitalism work

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

The U.S. is now experiencing the greatest economic downturn since the Great Depression-with the starkest levels of wealth inequality since the 1920s. We need to act, but how?...
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Housekeepers Face a Disaster Generations in the Making

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Ghosted by their employers, members of the profession are facing “a full-blown humanitarian crisis - a Depression-level situation.”
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Trump to Kill What's Left of Iran Deal Then Confront UN Assembly

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

The Trump administration's push to kill off what's left of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran comes to a head this weekend at the United Nations, where allies and adversaries...
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The forward‐looking ability of the real exchange rate and its misalignment to forecast the economic performance and the stock market return

2 hours ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract This paper aims to examine whether exchange rates can predict future changes in the stock market return and in the economic performance of a country. On the basis of a...
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‘Those who play with fire will get burnt': China issues warning & holds military drills as US official visits Taiwan

‘Those who play with fire will get burnt': China issues warning & holds military drills as US official visits Taiwan

2 hours ago   |   RT

Beijing has launched military exercises near the Taiwan Strait. The drills coincide with a high-level summit in Taipei attended by a senior US official, which China has labeled...
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FBI director says antifa is an ideology, not an organization

FBI director says antifa is an ideology, not an organization

WASHINGTON - FBI Director Chris Wray told lawmakers Thursday that antifa is an ideology, not an organization, delivering testimony that puts him at odds with President Donald... Read more ...

At town hall, Joe Biden blasts President Trump's virus response as 'criminal'

At town hall, Joe Biden blasts President Trump's virus response as 'criminal'

Joe Biden on Thursday went after President Donald Trump again and again over his handling of COVID-19, calling Trump's downplaying of the pandemic “criminal” and his... Read more ...

US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail

US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail

The judge called the changes “a politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the Postal Service” before the November election. Read more ...

Cirelli scores in OT, Lighting beat Isles to reach Cup Final

Cirelli scores in OT, Lighting beat Isles to reach Cup Final

EDMONTON, Alberta - Anthony Cirelli scored in overtime to send the Tampa Bay Lightning to the Stanley Cup Final with a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders in Game 6 of the... Read more ...

Outbound Eisenhower near Ashland closed after a person hit and killed by a...

Outbound Eisenhower near Ashland closed after a person hit and killed by a vehicle

CHICAGO: Outbound Eisenhower near Ashland closed after a person hit and killed by a vehicle. This is a breaking news story, we'll update as we receive more information. Read more ...

Passenger falls out of truck that was fleeing traffic stop, police say

Passenger falls out of truck that was fleeing traffic stop, police say

A passenger who fell out of a truck that was fleeing a traffic stop in Wilmington was injured early Friday. Read more ...

Netflix ‘Cheer' star Jerry Harris charged with producing child pornography

Netflix ‘Cheer' star Jerry Harris charged with producing child pornography

Celebrity cheerleader Jerry Harris, a performer from the Netflix reality series ‘Cheer' who rose to stardom this year and even interviewed Joe Biden, has been charged with... Read more ...

UK health Secretary refuses to rule out 2nd national lockdown, but it would...

UK health Secretary refuses to rule out 2nd national lockdown, but it would be ‘last line of defense'

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock says another national lockdown isn't something “that we ever take off the table,” but he did not clarified whether or not it would be imposed... Read more ...

Group told to quarantine after possible COVID-19 exposure at Chiefs game

Group told to quarantine after possible COVID-19 exposure at Chiefs game

An individual who attended the game and watched from a group's box in Arrowhead Stadium last Thursday tested positive for the coronavirus the very next day. Read more ...

Report: Feds considered using 'heat ray' on DC protesters

Report: Feds considered using 'heat ray' on DC protesters

A military whistleblower says federal officials sought some unusual crowd control devices to deal with protesters outside the White House on the June day that law enforcement... Read more ...