Experimental COVID-19 vaccine is put to its biggest test

COVID-19 vaccine

The biggest test yet of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine got underway Monday with the first of some 30,000 Americans rolling up their sleeves to receive shots created by the U.S. government as part of the all-out global race to stop the pandemic. The glimmer of hope came even as Google, in one of the gloomiest assessments of the coronavirus’s staying More...

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Hong Kong Stock Exchange
By Desk of Editor On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
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Global stocks slip as virus outbreaks dim hopes for rebound

Global shares were mostly lower Tuesday as expanding coronavirus outbreaks dimmed hopes for a global recovery, despite an overnight rally in tech shares that pushed the Nasdaq composite to another record high. France’s More...

Employee Development Programs
By Desk of Editor On Monday, June 29th, 2020
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Benefits of Employee Development Programs

It costs up to two years of an employee’s annual salary to replace that employee. In addition, it may take up to eight months for new employees to complete training and become efficient in their job duties. Although More...

lorries wait to board ferries
By Desk of Editor On Friday, June 12th, 2020
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UK set to U-turn on EU border checks

The British government is watering down plans for full border checks on goods coming from the European Union to relieve pressure on businesses hammered by the coronavirus pandemic, U.K. media reported Friday. The More...

The casket of George Floyd
By Desk of Editor On Tuesday, June 9th, 2020
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George Floyd, whose death energized a movement, to be buried

The black man whose death has inspired a worldwide reckoning over racial injustice will be buried in Houston Tuesday, carried home in a horse-drawn carriage. George Floyd, who was 46 when he was killed, will be More...

Now Hiring
By Desk of Editor On Saturday, June 6th, 2020
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US unemployment drops unexpectedly to 13.3% amid outbreak

U.S. unemployment dropped unexpectedly in May to 13.3% as reopened businesses began recalling millions of workers faster than economists had predicted, triggering a big rally Friday on Wall Street and giving President More...

U.S., Canada and Mexico
By Desk of Editor On Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
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U.S., Canada, Mexico extend border restrictions

The U.S., Canada and Mexico have extended their agreements to keep their shared borders closed to non-essential travel to June 21 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says More...

Japan's economy
By Desk of Editor On Monday, May 18th, 2020
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Japan’s economy slips into recession

Japan dived into its first recession since 2015, according to official data Monday, with the world’s third-largest economy contracting by 0.9 percent in the first quarter as it wrestles with the fallout from More...

Chinese city of Wuhan
By Desk of Editor On Thursday, May 14th, 2020
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Mass testing to begin in Wuhan amid fears of virus comeback

At least one community in the Chinese city of Wuhan was to begin testing residents for the new coronavirus Thursday after officials were given 10 days to test everyone in the city where the pandemic began, Chinese More...

Tesla California factory
By Desk of Editor On Tuesday, May 12th, 2020
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Tesla CEO Musk restarts California factory amid lockdown

Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed Monday that the company has restarted its California factory, a move that defied local government orders involving measures to contain the coronavirus. In a tweet, Musk practically More...