CZECHS TO ACQUIRE ISRAELI AIR DEFENSE SYSTEM IN $400M DEAL

PRAGUE - The Czech Republic wants to buy a new air defense system for its military from the Israeli government, the defense ministry...

QUEEN ELIZABETH II TO TRIM COSTS AS COVID-19 HITS INCOME

LONDON - Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and her family are facing a 35 million pound hit from the coronavirus pandemic, partly due to...

 
 
 

TIKTOK SAYS IT DIDN'T TAKE PART IN AUSTRALIA SECURITY PROBES

CANBERRA, Australia - TikTok executives told a Senate committee on Friday that they lobbied Australian lawmakers but did not engage...

ASIAN SHARES GAIN, CHEERED BY US RALLY ON HOPES FOR STIMULUS

TOKYO - Asian shares advanced Friday, cheered by a modest rally on Wall Street and rising hopes for fresh stimulus for the U.S. economy. Despite...

 
 
 

INDIAN FARMERS PROTEST, FEAR EXPLOITATION BY PRIVATE PLAYERS

NEW DELHI - Hundreds of Indian farmers took to the streets on Friday to protest new laws that the government says will boost growth...

SWISS-EU RELATIONS BACK ON BALLOT OVER FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT

GENEVA - The Swiss will vote this weekend on a renewed proposal to limit the number of European Union nationals allowed to live and...

 
 
 

ASIAN SHARES MIXED, CHEERED BY US RALLY, STIMULUS HOPES

TOKYO - Asian shares other than those in China advanced Friday, cheered by a modest rally on Wall Street and rising hopes for fresh...

ASIA TODAY: INDIA'S DAILY NEW VIRUS CASES ON DECLINING TREND

NEW DELHI - India reported another 86,052 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, a declining trend with recoveries exceeding new cases...

 
 
 

FIGHT OVER TRUMP TAX RETURNS GOES TO APPEALS COURT - AGAIN

NEW YORK - A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments Friday in President Donald Trump's long-running fight to prevent a top...

THE LATEST: NEW CASES IN INDIA STAY BELOW 90K FOR 5TH DAY

NEW DELHI - India has reported another 86,052 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, a declining trend with recoveries exceeding daily...

 
 
 

CHINESE COMPANY SAYS CORONAVIRUS VACCINE READY BY EARLY 2021

BEIJING - A Chinese pharmaceutical company said Thursday the coronavirus vaccine it is developing should be ready by early 2021 for...

GROUPS DECRY PROPOSAL TO ROLL BACK ALASKA FOREST PROTECTIONS

JUNEAU, Alaska - The U.S. Forest Service is proposing to exempt the country's largest national forest from a ban on timber harvests...

 
 
 

TRIAL ON HARVEY PLANT FIRE RESUMES AFTER COVID-19 DELAY

HOUSTON - A trial in which a chemical manufacturer is facing charges over a fire at its suburban Houston plant during Hurricane Harvey...

EX-BACKPAGE EXECS WANT JUDGE IN THEIR CRIMINAL CASE RECUSED

PHOENIX - Former executives of Backpage.com are seeking the recusal of the federal judge presiding over a criminal case in which they...

 
 
 

JUDGE DISMISSES SUIT AGAINST FOX OVER TRUMP AFFAIR STORY

NEW YORK - A Manhattan judge has tossed out a defamation lawsuit against Fox News brought by the former Playboy model who took a $150,000...

INNOCENT MADOFF INVESTORS MUST PAY BACK PROFITS, COURT RULES

NEW YORK - Investors who profited from Bernard Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme even though they knew nothing of it must still pay back...

 
 
 

HACKED SOFTWARE PROVIDER WON'T SAY IF RANSOMWARE INVOLVED

DALLAS - A day after informing customers that it had been hacked by an unknown intruder, a major U.S. provider of software services...

TRUMP LAWYERS: DA'S FIGHT FOR TAX RETURNS BUILT ON INNUENDO

NEW YORK - A New York prosecutor engaged in a long-running battle to obtain Donald Trump's tax returns is resorting to “speculation...

 
 
 

DID I LEAVE THE STOVE ON? AMAZON'S FLYING CAMERA CAN CHECK

NEW YORK - Amazon wants to be able to answer the nagging question: Did I leave the stove on? The company unveiled a flying home camera...

BMW FINED $18 MILLION FOR INFLATING MONTHLY US SALES FIGURES

DETROIT - BMW will pay an $18 million fine to settle allegations that it inflated its U.S. monthly sales numbers for five straight...

 
 
 



The Latest: Moscow asks elderly to stay home amid new surge

The Latest: Moscow asks elderly to stay home amid new surge

MOSCOW - Moscow authorities have issued a recommendation for the elderly to stay at home and for employers to allow as many people as possible to work remotely, following a... Read more ...

Small Employers No. 1: Northwestern Mutual Goodwin, Wright employees stay...

Small Employers No. 1: Northwestern Mutual Goodwin, Wright employees stay healthy at work and home

Northwestern Mutual Goodwin, Wright investment operations assistant Theo James credits his company's wellness program for making an “incredible impact” on his physical and... Read more ...

Trade deal between US & India unlikely in next 4 years, says former White...

Trade deal between US & India unlikely in next 4 years, says former White House economic adviser

Despite India being an important partner for the United States geopolitically, a bilateral free trade agreement is unlikely to be reached soon regardless of who wins the... Read more ...

London is closing in on New York's ranking as the world's number 1 financial...

London is closing in on New York's ranking as the world's number 1 financial center, this survey says

Summary List Placement London is catching up with New York as the world's top financial center, according to the most recent Global Financial Centres Index. The British capital... Read more ...

No. 1 Large Employer: Supreme Lending turns employees into 'Supremers for life'

No. 1 Large Employer: Supreme Lending turns employees into 'Supremers for life'

In the second quarter of 2020, U.S. lenders issued $1.1 trillion in home loans. According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, this is the largest quarterly origination tally... Read more ...

No. 2 Medium Employer: The people at ARCO really make the company

No. 2 Medium Employer: The people at ARCO really make the company

One industry that's found a silver lining during COVID-19 is warehousing and distribution services. Before the pandemic hit, just-in-time inventory systems, which align orders... Read more ...

No. 3 Large Employer: At JE Dunn, employees take care of each other like family

No. 3 Large Employer: At JE Dunn, employees take care of each other like family

When COVID-19 forced the City of Atlanta into lockdown in early March, there was a lot of confusion around what that meant for the construction industry. Was construction... Read more ...

Secretive data-miner Palantir could fetch a $22 billion price-tag at its...

Secretive data-miner Palantir could fetch a $22 billion price-tag at its market debut next week, WSJ says

Summary List Placement Palantir, the secretive technology firm, could fetch a $22 billion price-tag at its planned market debut on September 30, the Wall Street Journal... Read more ...

If Trump bypassed the FDA on a COVID-19 vaccine it could 'upend' the...

If Trump bypassed the FDA on a COVID-19 vaccine it could 'upend' the traditional approval structure and erode the public's trust in the executive agency, expert says

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump suggested on Wednesday that the White House could bypass the US Food and Drug Administration on approving a coronavirus... Read more ...

Asian shares gain, cheered by US rally on hopes for stimulus

Asian shares gain, cheered by US rally on hopes for stimulus

TOKYO - Asian shares advanced Friday, cheered by a modest rally on Wall Street and rising hopes for fresh stimulus for the U.S. economy. Read more ...