China’s producer prices extend declines amid sluggish demand

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Employee works on a production line inside a Dongfeng Honda factory in Wuhan BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s factory gate prices fell for the fifth consecutive month in June but at a slower-than-expected pace, with persistent deflation in the industrial sector highlighting the lasting economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The producer […]

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White Sox rookie CF Luis Robert shrugs off the hype: ‘I know what I can do’

The White Sox’ Luis Robert works out earlier this year at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Arizona. | John Antonoff/For the Sun-Times A Luis Robert vs. Dylan Cease matchup in a simulated game is about as good as it gets for surveyors of the White Sox rebuild and future, which was encapsulated in that particular battle […]

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Striking shipbuilders are losing health coverage in pandemic

The stakes are growing in a strike against shipbuilder Bath Iron Works as company-provided health insurance is running out in the middle of a global pandemic By DAVID SHARP Associated Press June 30, 2020, 6:57 PM 3 min read 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PORTLAND, Maine — The stakes are […]

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China’s factory activity likely slowed in June on subdued global demand, Reuters poll shows

© Reuters. Worker wearing a face mask works on a production line manufacturing bicycle steel rim at a factory in Hangzhou, Zhejiang BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s factory activity likely grew for the fourth month June but the pace may be waning, as global demand stayed subdued while a fresh coronavirus outbreak in the Chinese capital […]

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Student-athlete experience at mid-major schools could drastically change because of pandemic

Ashley Lahey plays on picturesque courts overlooking the ocean, works out in a fully stocked gym and travels to the most competitive tournaments. The Pepperdine women’s tennis player has coaches who know her game better than anyone, teammates who support her and a strength and conditioning staff that builds her up. “There’s very few places […]

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Healthcare funds see record outflows on ‘election noise’: BofA

2/2 © Reuters. A staff member works at a trader station as preparations are made for the return to trading at the NYSE in New York 2/2 LONDON (Reuters) – Healthcare stocks saw a record $2.6 billion in redemptions in the week to Wednesday on “U.S. election noise”, BofA said on Friday, as investors turned […]

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Sharp learning curve for bosses as WFH goes global

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Belgian Yves Hanoulle, IT professional, walks on a treadmill as he works in his home in Ghent 2/2 By Mark John LONDON (Reuters) – Two weeks into the coronavirus lockdown and Sergei Holmeckis, a boss at Deutsche Telekom (OTC:)’s Czech operations in the city of Brno, was frustrated with staff […]

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PG&E pleads guilty to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter in California wildfire

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: PG&E works on power lines to repair damage caused by the Camp Fire in Paradise By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Pacific Gas & Electric pleaded guilty on Tuesday to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter stemming from a devastating 2018 wildfire in Northern California touched off by the utility company’s […]

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U.S. mattress business springs back from pandemic shutdown

© Reuters. Mattress technician Ben Freygang works in Kokomo, Indiana By Timothy Aeppel (Reuters) – The U.S. mattress business has bounced back after months of shutdowns from the coronavirus pandemic kept customers away. Sales at Holder Mattress Co. were up about 30% last month, compared to a year ago, after the company started letting people […]

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Tenants behind on rent in pandemic face harassment, eviction

Jeremy Rooks works the evening shift at a Georgia fast-food restaurant these days to avoid being on the street past dusk. He needs somewhere to go at night: He and his wife are homeless after the extended-stay motel where they had lived since Thanksgiving evicted them in April when they couldn’t pay their rent. They […]

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Lizzo Calls Out Body Shamers In TikTok Video | E! News

The "Good As Hell" singer posts a TikTok vid letting her critics know that she works out for herself and not anyone else. Watch! Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/1159908/lizzo-calls-out-body-shamers-in-powerful-message-i-am-beautiful #Lizzo #ENews #CelebrityNews Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop Culture news. Featuring exclusive segments, celebrity highlights, […]

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Coronavirus: 8 things we got wrong — at first — about the deadly pandemic

A lot of our early assumptions about the new coronavirus have flip-flopped. This is normal. That’s how science works — it’s a process of being less and less wrong over time. COVID-19 is new, so there’s lots of uncertainty. And the pandemic’s size and scale caught us by surprise. As we learn more, our understanding […]

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Think inside the cardboard box for your post-lockdown work station

4/4 © Reuters. The CEO of Pallite, Iain Hulmes, works at his desk while protected from his colleagues by the company’s cardboard social distancing screens, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at their HQ in Wellingborough 2/4 By Stuart McDill WELLINGBOROUGH, England (Reuters) – Want to get back to work? Put your staff […]

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Biden campaign reaches out to ‘disaffected Republicans,’ who reach right back

As Joe Biden works to unify the left flank of the Democratic Party, the former vice president’s also looking right, in an effort to woo Republicans dissatisfied with President Trump. And some of those Republicans are looking right back, with talks underway between leading never-Trumpers and the presumptive presidential nominee’s campaign. BIDEN ACCUSES TRUMP OF ‘CHILDISH TACTICS’ […]

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After swift virus success, Vietnam sets sights on post-pandemic business

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A woman works at Maxport garment company in Hanoi By James Pearson (NYSE:) and Phuong Nguyen HANOI (Reuters) – After proclaiming success in containing the coronavirus, Vietnam is positioning itself as a safe place to do business, capitalising on demand from international manufacturers looking to diversify their supply chains away from […]

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Japan’s coronavirus shutdowns push service sector activity to record low: PMI

© Reuters. A woman works at a coffee shop in Tokyo TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s services sector shrank at the fastest pace on record in April as a huge blow to demand from the coronavirus epidemic and subsequent lockdown measures greatly hurt business activity and expectations. The final seasonally adjusted au Jibun Bank Japan Services […]

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China April exports, imports set to plummet as virus crushes global demand: Reuters poll

© Reuters. Worker with a face mask works next to containers at a port after the lockdown was lifted in Wuhan, capital of Hubei province and China’s epicentre of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s exports and imports are expected to record double-digit declines in April after a tentative recovery in […]

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Chinese factories struggle to fire in April as slump in export orders deepens

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: An employee works on the production line of a robot vacuum cleaner at a factory of Matsutek in Shenzhen BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s factories suffered a collapse in export orders in April, twin surveys showed, suggesting a full-blown recovery appeared some way off as the coronavirus health crisis shut down large […]

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China’s factory activity expands for second month, but slump in export orders deepens

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: An employee works on the production line of a robot vacuum cleaner at a factory of Matsutek in Shenzhen BEIJING (Reuters) – Factory activity in China expanded for a second straight month in April as more businesses resumed work from the coronavirus-led shutdowns, but a worsening slump in export orders pointed […]

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Biopic of the late Whitney Houston reportedly in the works

LOS ANGELES — A feature film about Whitney Houston’s life is in the works from the screenwriter of “Bohemian Rhapsody.” The biopic is being shepherded by the Whitney Houston Estate, music producer Clive Davis and Primary Wave Music, the partners said Wednesday. “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” will follow Houston from obscurity to pop stardom […]

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Female-focused ‘Star Wars’ series reportedly in the works at Disney+

A new “Star Wars” series is in the works at Disney Plus, Variety has learned from sources. The series hails from Leslye Headland, the co-creator, showrunner and executive producer of the critically acclaimed Netflix series “Russian Doll.” Details of the exact plot of the series are being kept under wraps, but sources say it will […]

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Harry Styles & 1D Trying To Convince Zayn Malik To Reunite For 10th Anniversary Show & New Music

A One Direction reunion is in the works, a source tells HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY. The guys just need to do one thing before moving forward: get Zayn Malik on board with their plans! There’s a reason why the One Direction guys all followed Zayn Malik on Twitter four years after their falling out. Just as Liam […]

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Fund managers looking at medical tests, Europe, for signs U.S. economy can reopen

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A trader wears a mask as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as the building prepares to close indefinitely due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in New York By David Randall NEW YORK (Reuters) – Some investors are wary about buying into a recent […]

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