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Analysis: Biden’s $1.9 trillion rescue package offers bridge for hard-hit economy

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President-elect Joe Biden walks into the Queen Theatre in Wilmington By Ann Saphir (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's proposal to pour $1.9 trillion into a hobbled economy could lay the foundation for a surge in jobs and spending that many economists say is needed to avoid long-term damage from…

New York retail pharmacies will begin administering coronavirus doses on Thursday, kicking off a wider vaccine rollout across states

Sonia Rojas, a pharmacy technician, works in the P & P Pharmacy on December 22, 2020 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Starting last week, US officials began allowing states to transfer coronavirus vaccine from hospitals to local retail pharmacies to speed up immunizations. At least one state, New York, will begin administering those transferred…

Top 5 Things to Watch in Markets in the Week Ahead

© Reuters By Noreen Burke Investing.com -- Politics will continue to dominate the headlines in the week ahead amid calls for President Donald Trump’s removal from office after he encouraged a mob of his supporters to storm the U.S. Capitol. But investors will likely be focusing more on the prospects for a bigger stimulus package…

How to monitor remote workers humanely

Monitoring employees who work remotely has taken on a whole extra dimension in the Covid-19 pandemic year of 2020. Financial services firms are among those which suggest ways of doing it humanely and legally By SA Mathieson Published: 30 Dec 2020 “For a man’s house is his castle, et domus sua cuique est tutissimum refugium,”…

Top 10 Downtime Upload podcasts of 2020

Here are Computer Weekly’s top 10 Downtime Upload podcasts of 2020 By Brian McKenna, Business Applications Editor Clare McDonald, Business Editor Caroline Donnelly, Senior Editor, UK Published: 24 Dec 2020 9:00 The Computer Weekly Downtime Upload podcast team started the year discussing Harry and Meghan, registered the course of the Covid-19 public health crisis on…

AirBnB Frenzy, FDA to Approve Pfizer Drug, No-Deal Brexit

No results matched your search Economy5 hours ago (Dec 11, 2020 06:37AM ET) © Reuters. By Geoffrey Smith  Investing.com -- AirBnB stokes the biggest IPO frenzy in 20 years, the FDA prepares to approve Pfizer’s Covid-19 drug and the EU and U.K. are heading for a messy divorce. Plus, stimulus talks appear close to breakdown despite…

Analysis: Second COVID-19 wave tests Turkey’s commitment to austerity, higher rates

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Istanbul 2/2 By Berna Suleymanoglu, Orhan Coskun and Daren Butler ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A surge in COVID-19 infections and the prospect of another economic downturn could sorely test Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's reluctant acceptance of much higher interest rates and the need for…

Tony Hsieh’s American Tragedy: The Self-Destructive Last Months Of The Zappos Visionary

When the business icon died in a fire last week, questions abounded. The answers seem rooted in a Covid-period spiral, where he turned to drugs and shunned old friends. In August, shortly after Tony Hsieh, the legendary entrepreneur behind Zappos, moved to Park City, Utah, he eagerly awaited a visitor: the singer Jewel. The longtime…

Coronavirus latest: US and EU ‘days behind us’ on approving Pfizer vaccine, England’s Van-Tam says

Load new posts Updated at 12/3/2020, 1:59:42 PM BST Harry Dempsey The Premier League has wrapped up negotiations to provide a £250m rescue package for English Football League clubs struggling to survive without fans at matches for most of the year. Shareholders in football’s most lucrative domestic league agreed to provide £50m in grants for…

Supreme Court Rules NY Can’t Impose Covid-19 Restrictions On Houses Of Worship

Topline In a late Wednesday ruling, the Supreme Court’s new conservative majority voted in favor of a challenge from religious groups to New York’s coronavirus restrictions, temporarily barring the state from enforcing certain attendance limits on houses of worship in virus hotspots, with recently seated Justice Amy Coney Barrett casting a decisive vote.  Worshipers of…

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Facebook, Reddit receive low marks for Holocaust denial content

Facebook has been under pressure to combat more hate speech. Angela Lang/CNET Facebook, Reddit, Discord and Steam received low grades from the Anti-Defamation League on Wednesday for the handling of Holocaust denial content on their platforms. The ADL issued the report to coincide with International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The ADL, an advocacy group focused on…