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by | July 12, 2020 | 10:54

Paramedics were enjoying their KFC meal at the fast food restaurant in Dandenong in Melbourne about 1.30am on Friday when they spotted two people ordering 20 meals. Police had also fined four sex workers for breaching stay-at-home orders at a Glen Waverley apartment, Mr Patton said. Police had conducted nearly 1,000 spot checks on people at homes, business and public places across the state in the past 24 hours, he said.

by | July 12, 2020 | 06:29

Few other details are offered about the Corolla Cross, but Toyota Australia itself is excited, with Toyota Australia vice president of sales and marketing Sean Hanley saying the Corolla Cross will become an important addition to the local range, with SUV sales accelerating to an unprecedented 48 percent of the market so far this year.

by | July 12, 2020 | 06:25

Bruce Dart said Wednesday. Dart spent much of the news conference pleading with Tulsans to wear face masks - which most attendees at Trump's rally did not - and said the department would recommend requiring masks "if we continue to see an exponential rise in cases, which, frankly, we expect over the next few days".

by | July 12, 2020 | 01:39

The median forecast in a Bloomberg survey of economists called for 1.375 million. Storey County reported just one initial claim for the week. The latest jobless claims figures from the Labor Department, which covers the week ended July 4, pushes the number of job losses since the shutdown began to nearly 50 million.

by | July 11, 2020 | 22:09

Any listing would be a first for a United States cryptocurrency firm and would requires Securities and Exchange Commission approval, marking a major milestone in the nascent industry's move into the mainstream. Reportedly , the exchange firm could begin processing of its listing before the end of this year or early next year as they claim Coinbase is yet to register intentions of listing but already started talking to hire investment banks and law firms.

by | July 11, 2020 | 20:13

We will, of course, keep you updated on the development of this scheme - which I can foresee being wildly popular if it does come to fruition - with only a slight vested interest in doing so. Ms Mottley said: 'You don't need to work in Europe, or the U.S. or Latin America if you can come here and work for a couple of months at a time; go back and come back'.

by | July 11, 2020 | 12:41

Walgreens Boots Alliance, the health and beauty retailer's parent company says that sales plunged during lockdown. More than 100 larger stores in city centres, stations and airports were closed, as were most Boots Opticians practices during lockdown.

by | July 11, 2020 | 06:11

Rivian mentioned this funding round was led by past trader T. Rowe Value Associates, while Soros Fund Management LLC, Coatue, Fidelity Administration and Research Company and Baron Cash Group also participated. Tesla's rapid rise has put focus on electric vehicles and other newcomers in the space planning to introduce their own electric models, including Nikola Motor, which just launched its U.S.

by | July 11, 2020 | 06:08

Last month, 953,000 jobs were added including 488,000 full-time and 465,000 part-time jobs. The jobless rate fell to 12.3 per cent, down from the record high of 13.7 in May. Employment in construction also saw a slight rise and between May and June, 160,000 jobs in the sector have been recorded. Market expectations were for an unemployment rate of 12.5% in June.

by | July 11, 2020 | 02:22

US stock futures rose before the market opened after data showed Gilead's antiviral remdesivir significantly improved clinical recovery and reduced the risk of death in Covid-19 patients in a late-stage study. Overall profits for S&P 500 firms are expected to plunge the most since the financial crisis, according to IBES data from Refinitiv. Biogen Inc (BIIB.O) jumped 4.4% after the company said it submitted the marketing application for its experimental Alzheimer's disease therapy, aducanumab.

by | July 10, 2020 | 18:25

She joins us now. These two decisions should be read together with the Court's historic decision a few weeks ago on expanding federal employment non-discrimination protections to include sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination, an unexpected step of folding LGBTQ people into the sex discrimination protections in federal law.

by | July 10, 2020 | 13:40

The projected debt will be C$1.2 trillion by March 2021, up from C$765 billion a year earlier. Speaking to reporters in Ottawa on Wednesday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responded to a US trade representative's claim that Canada has exceeded limits on aluminum exports to the United States established when Trump lifted national-security tariffs on Canadian-made steel and aluminum in May 2019.

by | July 10, 2020 | 10:39

US electric powered vehicle maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) is "very close" to attaining level 5 autonomous driving know-how, Main Government Elon Musk reported on Thursday, referring to the capability to navigate roadways with no any driver input.

by | July 09, 2020 | 23:23

So far, Sens. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Susan Collins of ME are expected to skip the gathering the week of August 24. Sen. Senate, never planned to attend because she does not go to national conventions in years she is running for re-election, a spokesman said. Alexander is 80, and retiring from the Senate.

by | July 09, 2020 | 19:45

The European Commission expects the EU economy to shrink 8.3 percent in 2020 before it grows 5.8 percent next year. In Germany, the euro zone's largest economy, where widespread testing has helped limit fatalities, the Commission moderated its estimates both of 2020's downturn - to -6.3% from -6.5% forecast in May - and next year's rebound.

by | July 09, 2020 | 18:28

ISIS is a terrorist organization associated with radicalized people of the Muslim faith on it. The Council on American-Islamic Relations Minnesota Chapter (CAIR-MN), the group that filed the complaint on Aishah's behalf, is calling for the two employees involved in the incident to be fired.

by | July 09, 2020 | 16:37

In global markets, gold price eased today after rising to a nine-year high in the previous session. In worldwide market, gold prices held steady near an eight-year high on Tuesday as investors weighed a spike in Covid-19 cases around the world against a survey showing a rebound in U.S.

by | July 09, 2020 | 12:24

About 3,700 workers have already taken voluntary separation packages. United executives said the notices would go to 45% of the airline's USA staff. "This crisis dwarfs all others in aviation history, and there's no end in sight". "Demand was just barely climbing back to 20% of past year and even those minimal gains evaporated over the last week due to surging Covid-19 cases across the country".

by | July 09, 2020 | 02:38

Equity markets have seesawed in recent trading sessions as investors weigh the impact of gradual global economic reopenings against the surging COVID-19 case count in a number of US states. At the closing bell, the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index stood at 10,492.50 up 1.4 per cent, its fourth record in five sessions. Advancing issues outnumbered declining ones on the NYSE by a 1.48-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 1.34-to-1 ratio favored advancers.

by | July 08, 2020 | 19:10

A slew of upbeat U.S. data including a record rise in June payrolls, has powered the Nasdaq to all-time highs and brought the S&P 500 and the Dow about 6% and 11% below their respective peaks from February. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic said the renewed spread of coronavirus may threaten the pace of the recovery as businesses and consumers put plans on hold.

by | July 08, 2020 | 18:28

New York-traded West Texas Intermediate, the benchmark for US crude futures, settled down a penny at $40.62 per barrel. Futures on Brent crude fell by 0.65% to $42,83 per barrel by 16:41 GMT, WTI - slowed down 0.86% to $40,28 per barrel.

by | July 08, 2020 | 11:11

Stocks also rallied on a sharp rebound in USA services industry activity in June, nearly returning to pre-pandemic levels, even as new coronavirus cases surged in several states, forcing some restaurants and bars to close again in a setback to the budding recovery.

by | July 07, 2020 | 21:28

In his Facebook post today, Mr. Atthawich Suwanpakdee, secretary-general of the Kla Party, asked about the difference between the use of monkeys to pick coconuts in Thailand and the use of pigs in the search for truffles in Europe. Walmart-owned Asda said it was removing Aroy-D and Chaokoh branded products from sale while it investigated the report with its suppliers."We expect our suppliers to uphold the highest production standards at all times and we will not tolerate any forms of ...

by | July 07, 2020 | 18:56

Silicon Valley companies were among the first adopters of work-from-home policies when the coronavirus spread, and they're in no rush to bring workers back to campus. Some staffers, because of the nature of their work, will be required to come in to the office. Previously it had planned to grow headcount this year by 20% or more compared with its roughly 4,900 employees at the end of 2019.

by | July 07, 2020 | 09:25

Those divisions include whether Britain should remain bound by European laws after Brexit , how to control the right to fish in British waters, and what role the European Court of Justice should play in policing any agreement. His UK counterpart David Frost said there were "significant differences" that meant the sides were still searching for basic "principles underlying an agreement".