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Retail is going through what can be considered a “golden age” as businesses adapt to a new landscape of connecting with consumers, “Shark Tank” star and serial entrepreneur Daymond John said Friday. Companies such as Home Depot are using the internet to their advantage to thrive, while others that lack the necessary technology are dying, the
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Ghislaine Maxwell speaks at the Arctic Circle Forum in Reykjavik, Iceland October 2013. The Arctic Circle via Reuters Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite charged with facilitating Jeffrey Epstein’s sexual abuse of underage girls, on Friday asked for bail of $5 million, and argued that her criminal case is barred by a non-prosecution deal that the
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Municipal workers fumigates an areas of housing complex against Aedes Aegypti mosquitos as a measures to control a dengue outbreak amids Covid-19 pandemic in Wanasari village, Bekasi regency, West Java province, on May 6, 2020. Aditya Irawan | NurPhoto via Getty Images There’s no respite for Southeast Asian nations. With health-care systems already under strain
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Naya Rivera attends the Women’s Guild Cedars-Sinai Annual Luncheon at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on November 06, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. Axelle/Bauer-Griffin Authorities are searching a Southern California lake for “Glee” actress Naya Rivera, after her 4 year-old son was found alone in a boat she had rented Wednesday. The 33-year-old had been boating
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As the race to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus speeds up, the pharmaceutical industry is being careful to not set any dangerous precedent that may weaken their future intellectual property rights, a senior executive at IHS Markit said Thursday.  The World Health Organization this week published an update on the potential vaccine candidates that are
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12 Min Ago Brazilian president uses hydroxychloroquine after testing positive for coronavirus Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro gestures before a national flag hoisting ceremony in front of Alvorada Palace, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Brasilia, Brazil June 9, 2020. Adriano Machado | Reuters Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said he tested positive for coronavirus
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted President Donald Trump on Wednesday for pressuring state officials to reopen schools this fall, saying the federal government doesn’t have any authority over the matter. “School reopenings are a state decision. Period. That is the law, and that is the way we’re going to proceed. It’s not up to the president
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A Wal-Mart Stores Inc. associate organizes school supplies at a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in the Porter Ranch neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Nobody really knows what the back-to-school shopping season is going to look like this year — not retailers, parents, students nor teachers.  Anxiety is running
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Economic activity fell in all states during first quarter, raising concerns of potential cuts People wait in line as SF-Marin Food Bank hands out 1600 food bags in San Francisco on April 20, 2020. Work furloughs and layoffs created by coronavirus shelter-in-place orders are driving thousands to seek food assistance. San Francisco Chronicle | Hearst
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Major private jet companies receive more than $200 million in government funding An airport ground crew prepares a Cessna 510 jet airplane for takeoff at Santa Fe Municipal Airport in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Robert Alexander | Getty Images Major private jet companies, including Wheels Up and OneSky Flight, received more than $200 million in
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A statue of a horse stands at the entrance to a P.F. Chang’s restaurant in Schaumburg, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images Large restaurant chains received millions in loans from the Paycheck Protection Program, according to data released Monday by the Small Business Administration and the Treasury Department.  Businesses in the accommodation and food services sector
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Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Maddie Meyer Harvard University is welcoming freshmen and some other students back to campus this fall semester, but students will have to take coronavirus tests every three days, classes will still be taught online and it won’t discount tuition, the school announced Monday.  Upperclassmen will be able to petition to return
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People wait for health assessment check-in before entering Jackson Memorial Hospital, as Miami-Dade County eases some of the lockdown measures put in place during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Miami, Florida, U.S., June 18, 2020. Marco Bello | Reuters The United States needs a unified approach to tackle the rising cases of coronavirus infection
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