CDC Posted Test Guideline Without Scientific Review

Sept. 18, 2020 -- U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) officials wrote a controversial recommendation about COVID-19 testing that appeared on the U.S....

2022 Volkswagen Taos getting 158-horsepower 1.4-liter engine

Volkswagen is investing a colossal amount of resources into the development of electric powertrains, but it's not giving up on the internal combustion...

New Genesis G80 Could Spawn More Powerful Sport Trim

The two new vehicles have a healthy reservation bank waiting to be filled, Mark Del Rosso, president and CEO of Genesis Motor North...

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Risk of nitrous oxide use

Dr Elizabeth Ogunjimi, Psychiatry Registrar at the HSE Youth Drug and Alcohol Service, highlights the risks — including of death — associated with the use of nitrous oxide, also known ‘laughing gas’ or ‘hippie crack’ ...

Back2School Checklist for asthmatic pupils’ launch

Campaign highlights ‘September Asthma Peak’ as one of the riskiest times for asthmatics, especially children ...

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Bloomberg will spend at least $100 million in Florida for Joe Biden

Former Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg addresses his staff and the media after announcing that he will be ending his campaign on March 04, 2020 in New York City.Spencer Platt | Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Former New York Mayor and ex-2020...

Ebay founder Pierre Omidyar’s philanthropic firm calls for new kind of capitalism

Pierre Omidyar, , looks on during the final session of the annual Clinton Global Initiative meeting in New York.Ramin Talaie | Corbis Historical | Getty ImagesThe philanthropic investment group created by eBay's founder hopes to convince business leaders and policy...

Voters think Trump shouldn’t fill Ginsburg seat if he loses

Republicans aim to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death before the end of President Donald Trump's first term. But most voters in six 2020 swing states want the winner of November's presidential election to name...

Democrats say PPP helped businesses, but wasted billions

A federal coronavirus small-business loan program has helped millions of companies stay afloat during the pandemic, but may have also sunk billions of dollars on "fraud, waste, and abuse," House Democrats said Tuesday.The conclusion from majority staff on the House...

Trump’s campaign against Huawei, Chinese tech will backfire

U.S. President Donald Trump faces reporters prior to boarding Air Force One as he departs Washington for campaign travel to Florida and North Carolina at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S., September 8, 2020.Jonathan Ernst | ReutersThe Trump Administration has amplified...

Trump urges UN to ‘hold China accountable’ for coronavirus pandemic

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on world leaders at the United Nations to "hold China accountable" for the coronavirus pandemic.Trump, a frequent critic of the U.N., slammed the Chinese government and the World Health Organization for...

Trump claims he ‘up-played’ the coronavirus after he admitted downplaying it

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks on judicial appointments during a brief appearance in the Diplomatic Room at the White House in Washington, September 9, 2020.Jonathan Ernst | ReutersPresident Donald Trump on Tuesday denied that he had downplayed the threat...

Mitch McConnell announces vote on relief bill

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Cwalks pass the Ohio Clock Corridor on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the United States, Aug. 10, 2020.Ting Shen | Xinhua News Agency | Getty ImagesThe Senate will vote on a coronavirus stimulus bill...

Voters see Trump, Biden as mentally unfit to be president

Joe Biden and Donald TrumpRon Adar | Echoes Wire | Barcroft Media via Getty Images; Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty ImagesMost voters in six 2020 swing states do not consider either President Donald Trump or Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden mentally...

Amy Coney Barrett emerges as a front-runner to fill Ginsburg Supreme Court seat

Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has emerged as a front-runner to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, three sources told NBC News on Saturday.President Donald Trump and...

Biden demands apology after reports Trump called fallen troops ‘losers’

WASHINGTON — A furious Joe Biden demanded Friday that President Donald Trump "humbly apologize" to the families of fallen U.S. service members following reports that Trump called them "losers" and "suckers."Biden, the Democratic nominee, invoked the military history of his...

Prosecutor quits John Durham probe into Trump Russia investigation

Connecticut prosecutor Nora R. Dannehy gets into a cab as she leaves the Law offices of Patton & Boggs after interviewing Karl Rove May 15, 2009 in Washington, DC.Mark Wilson | Getty ImagesA top prosecutor in the probe into the...

WORLD NEWS

TikTok hits 100 million users in Europe and experts expect more growth

A symbol of TikTok (Douyin) is pictured at The Place shopping mall at dusk on August 22, 2020 in Beijing, China.VCG | Visual China Group | Getty ImagesLONDON — TikTok has announced that it now has more than 100 million...

U.S. weekly jobless claims total 881,000, vs 950,000 expected

New filings for jobless claims totaled 881,000 last week, better than estimates as the employment market continued its gradual progress during the coronavirus pandemic recovery.Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had been looking for a total of 950,000.The number reflects an...

GlaxoSmithKline and partner Vir join the race to find a coronavirus antibody treatment

GlaxoSmithKline and partner Vir Biotechnology have started testing their experimental antibody on early-stage Covid-19 patients, entering the race to find a winner in a promising class of antiviral drugs to combat the pandemic.The British drugmaker said on Monday the long-acting...

TikTok’s Theo Bertram grilled by British government about the app

Theo Bertram, TikTok's director of government relations and public policy for Europe.UK GovernmentLONDON — Theo Bertram, TikTok's director of government relations and public policy in Europe, provided the world with a few insights into the wildly popular short video app...

TikTok sale hits snag as China places restrictions on tech sales

A symbol of TikTok (Douyin) is pictured at The Place shopping mall at dusk on August 22, 2020 in Beijing, China.VCG | Visual China Group...

Google aims to run on carbon-free energy by 2030

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai gestures during a session at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos.Fabrice Coffrini | AFP | Getty ImagesAlphabet's Google aims...

Amazon hiring 10,000 more employees in Bellevue, Washington

Amazon will hire 10,000 employees in the Seattle suburb of Bellevue over the next few years, on top of the 15,000 jobs it already plans...

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Stock market live updates: Dow sheds 800 points, tech’s worst day since June, VIX hits 7-week high

Stocks came under pressure on Thursday amid a sell-off in technology names. Source link

Singapore minister on coronavirus pandemic effect on white-collar jobs

SINGAPORE — Competition for white-collar jobs will become more intense after the coronavirus pandemic showed that a lot of work can be done...

Gilead is getting closer to a deal to buy Immunomedics for more than $20 billion

A Gilead Sciences office is shown in Foster City, California, U.S. May 1, 2018.Stephen Lam | ReutersGilead Sciences Inc is nearing a deal...

Dow futures jump 200 points in overnight trading following the worst tech rout since March

The "Fearless Girl" statue stands in front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) at Wall Street on June 29, 2020 in New...

Ray McGuire turns to Charles Phillips as advisor for likely run for NYC mayor

Ray McGuire, vice chairman of Citigroup Inc., speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California,...

Fewer Labor Day barbecues expected this year, Bank of America says

Paulo Rodredo, left, and Ney Santos, right, of Philadelphia, at the grill Saturday afternoon. At the Blue Marsh Lake Dry Brooks Day Use...

‘Seduce’ staff to go back: CEO

It's a dilemma many companies are facing: How and when to have staff return to the office, when the coronavirus pandemic and lockdowns...

When does vote by mail and early voting start? A state by state guide

An election worker opens envelopes containing vote-by-mail ballots for the August 4 Washington state primary at King County Elections in Renton, Washington on...

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FedEx, Adobe, Kodak, Tapestry, DraftKings & more

Check out the companies making headlines premarket Wednesday:FedEx (FDX) — FedEx shares popped more than 9% in the premarket on the back of quarterly...

CrowdStrike, Five Below, PVH & more

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September has the worst track record for stocks but any pullback could be swift as investors watch the election

A man walks a dog in the shade away from the midday sun past the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) building in Manhattan,...

Amazon, Carvana, Tesla, Peloton and more

Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty ImagesCheck out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Amazon – Shares of Amazon climbed nearly 3% after...

Snowflake, Ford, Penn National Gaming, Tesla & more

Snowflake banners decorate the New York Stock Exchange to market the debut of the software company's shares in New York on Sept. 16,...