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Asian stocks tumble due to unease with vaccine development

Asian stock markets tumbled as questions about the effectiveness of one possible coronavirus vaccine weighed on investor optimism. Stock markets in Tokyo,...

Disney set to lay off workers, mostly from theme parks

Entertainment giant, The Walt Disney Company will be laying off about 32,000 workers, mostly from its theme parks, as it continues to...

Saks Fifth Avenue Unveils Holiday Window And Light Show Experience

Saks Fifth Avenue revealed its iconic holiday window display and ten-story-tall theatrical light show at its New York flagship with a reimagined, one-of-a-kind event...

New AI detects COVID-19 on chest x-rays with accuracy and speed

Northwestern University researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence (A.I.) platform that detects COVID-19 by analyzing X-ray images of the lungs.

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Asian stocks tumble due to unease with vaccine development

Asian stock markets tumbled as questions about the effectiveness of one possible coronavirus vaccine weighed on investor...
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Joe Biden Leads President Donald Trump Among Latino Voters 62% To 29% per NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Telemundo Poll

Former Vice President Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by 62% to 29% among Latino voters registered nationally, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Telemundo...

No winner yet between Trump, Biden with millions of votes still being counted

The U.S. presidential race remains undecided Wednesday morning, with both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are still short...

FDA Gives Go-Ahead for a Clinical Trial Evaluating a novel anti-inflammatory Drug for those Hospitalized with COVID-19

The FDA has authorized the initiation of a Phase 2 study for the use of an anti-inflammatory drug called FSD201 (ultramicronized palmitoylethanolamide,...

US stocks tumble amid virus woes

US stocks are slumping sharply in midday Monday trading on Wall Street and deepening last week’s losses, as a troubling climb in...

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Dow surges past 30,000 mark for the first time in history

The Dow Jones industrial average surged past the 30,000 mark for the first time in history on Tuesday as Wall Street reacted...

GM in favor of stricter fuel standards pivoting from Trump to Biden

General Motors announced the company will immediately step away from Trump's administration efforts to scale back strict fuel economy standards in California...

Microplastics have made their way near the top of Mount Everest

Researchers analyzing snow and stream samples from the National Geographic and Rolex Perpetual Planet Everest Expedition have found evidence of microplastic pollution...

Due to COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Seafood Industry Flounders

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is putting a hurt on the seafood industry, finds the largest study of COVID-19 on U.S. fisheries, which...

Third COVID-19 vaccine, this one from AstraZeneca, up to 90% effective

A third COVID-19 vaccine, this one from AstraZeneca, reported Monday that late-stage trials showed that its COVID-19 vaccine with Oxford University was...

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Analysts predict Pfizer, BioNTech set to make billions in yearly sales with COVID-19 vaccine launch

In a note to clients Tuesday, SVB Leerink analyst Geoffrey Porges said the recent results from Pfizer's early COVID-19 vaccine...

Dow surges past 30,000 mark for the first time in history

The Dow Jones industrial average surged past the 30,000 mark for the first time in history on...

Pfizer’s COVID-19 shot 95% effective, seeking FDA clearance soon

In a press release issued today, Pfizer said that new test results show its coronavirus vaccine is...

DoorDash Files IPO, Under Ticker DASH on NYSE

Delivery giant DoorDash Inc. is planning to sell its stock to the public, capitalizing on the growing...

G-20 summit ends with global support for vaccines for all

Leaders of the world’s 20 biggest economies have said they would ensure an affordable and fair distribution...

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Pfizer files with FDA for emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine in US

Pfizer Inc. and its German partner, BioNTech SE will submit a request today to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Emergency...

PSOE governments On Political Environment Offer

Together with all this production of political, historical or legal thought and analysis, I was more interested in a novel story that,...

GM in favor of stricter fuel standards pivoting from Trump to Biden

General Motors announced the company will immediately step away from Trump's administration efforts to scale back strict fuel economy standards in California...
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Asian stocks tumble due to unease with vaccine development

Asian stock markets tumbled as questions about the effectiveness of one possible coronavirus vaccine weighed on investor optimism. Stock markets in Tokyo,...

AstraZeneca expects COVID-19 vaccine results by December

Major drugmaker, AstraZeneca said they will have results from crucial studies of its COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the year, the...

Shares of BTS record label Big Hit soar on the first day of trading

(UPI) Shares of Big Hit Entertainment, the management agency behind K-pop sensation BTS, made a splash in their debut on Korea's stock exchange Thursday, opening...

No winner yet between Trump, Biden with millions of votes still being counted

The U.S. presidential race remains undecided Wednesday morning, with both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are still short...

Barrett tells doubtful Dems she’d keep an open mind on the court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett presented herself Wednesday in her final round of Senate confirmation questioning as a judge with...

Greatly, impacted by pandemic, OPEC reports oil demand is down

On Wednesday, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries or OPEC stated that it had to change and revise its global oil...

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Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine is 94.5% effective

Moderna said its experimental coronavirus vaccine was nearly 95 percent effective in a pivotal study. The NIH-appointed Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) informed Moderna that the trial has met the statistical criteria pre-specified in the study protocol for...

No winner yet between Trump, Biden with millions of votes still being counted

The U.S. presidential race remains undecided Wednesday morning, with both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are still short...

Saks Fifth Avenue Unveils Holiday Window And Light Show Experience

Saks Fifth Avenue revealed its iconic holiday window display and ten-story-tall theatrical light show at its New York flagship with a reimagined, one-of-a-kind event...

Roche Canada brings $500M manufacturing logistics hub, promising 500 jobs to Ontario

Roche Pharmaceuticals Canada new investment is expected to create about 500 new jobs in Mississauga, Ontario over a three-year period.  

Eli Lilly Drug Fails in COVID-19 hospitalization trials

Eli Lilly said its investigational monoclonal antibody bamlanivimab -- one of the agents used in treating former New Jersey Gov. Chris...

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Feast of St. Dimitre draws smaller numbers due to global pandemic

The feast of St. Dimitrie of Basarabov, the patron saint of Bucharest, is a show of Orthodox Christianity’s strength in Romania, where...

Microplastics have made their way near the top of Mount Everest

Researchers analyzing snow and stream samples from the National Geographic and Rolex Perpetual Planet Everest Expedition have found evidence of microplastic pollution...

Stocks tumble after COVID-19 rally last week; Tesla accepted into S&P 500 index

There are rumblings in US stocks Tuesday as Wall Street took a breather after a rally a fueled by hopes for a coronavirus...

Losses in the Tech sector drive Wall Street down again

Wall Street closed out the rocky week Friday with the S&P 500 posting its first back-to-back monthly loss since the pandemic first...

Joe Biden elected 46th president of United States, after sealing 270 Electoral College Votes

The Associated Press declared the former vice president Joe Biden as the winner of his native Pennsylvania at 11:25 a.m. EST. ...

Dow falls 943 points Wednesday as COVID-19 lockdowns loom

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost more than 900 points Wednesday as investors continued to fret over bad news surrounding the spread...
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Plunge in travel spending hurt AmEx profits

The pandemic’s deep impacts on travel, entertainment and dining dramatically impacted American Express' fourth-quarter profits dropped by 39%, the company reported...

New AI detects COVID-19 on chest x-rays with accuracy and speed

Northwestern University researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence (A.I.) platform that detects COVID-19 by analyzing X-ray images of the lungs.

Study: 30% of infants with COVID-19 may have caught it from mother

A published finding in Nature Communications, suggests that 30% of the reported cases may have been acquired from the mother. The paper...

America Ferrera, Eva Longoria launch She Se Puede – a Nationwide Voting Empowerment Tour During 2020 Election

Actresses America Ferrera and Eva Longoria will be part of a nationwide virtual tour embarking this week  (Oct. 19-23), the Latinas Make...

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Germany and France announce new lockdowns as COVID-19 spikes in Europe

Germany and France are the two latest countries to announce new lockdown measures Wednesday as new COVID-19 cases in Europe spiked to record...

NBC sets Trump town hall; Same day as Biden’s town hall on ABC

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PSOE governments On Political Environment Offer

Together with all this production of political, historical or legal thought and analysis, I was more interested in a novel story that,...
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FanDuel makes multi-million dollar investment in Fairmount Park Racetrack

The online sports entertainment giant, FanDuel Group, plans to make a multi-million-dollar investment in Fairmount Park Racetrack in Collinsville, IL.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces new COVID-19 lockdown

A new  COVIC-19 lockdown to take effect Thursday in the United Kingdom if passed by Parliament, announced British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson...

Plunge in travel spending hurt AmEx profits

The pandemic’s deep impacts on travel, entertainment and dining dramatically impacted American Express' fourth-quarter profits dropped by 39%, the company reported...

Dow falls 943 points Wednesday as COVID-19 lockdowns loom

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost more than 900 points Wednesday as investors continued to fret over bad news surrounding the spread...

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Saks Fifth Avenue Unveils Holiday Window And Light Show Experience

Saks Fifth Avenue revealed its iconic holiday window display and ten-story-tall theatrical light show at its New York flagship with a reimagined, one-of-a-kind event...

Roche Canada brings $500M manufacturing logistics hub, promising 500 jobs to Ontario

Roche Pharmaceuticals Canada new investment is expected to create about 500 new jobs in Mississauga, Ontario over a three-year period.  

Short-video app Quibi fizzles months after high profile launch

Short-video app Quibi is shutting down operations just six months after its early April launch. The company said Wednesday that it would wind...

FDA approves Gilead’s drug antiviral drug, Remdesivir as a coronavirus treatment

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Gilead Sciences’ antiviral drug remdesivir as a treatment for the coronavirus. In...