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The Coronavirus Pandemic May Be Loosening Links In The Supply Chain

13 days ago   |   By NPR

Some shippers can't meet unprecedented demand for basic goods. Others are starved for goods from Asia and are facing a drop-off in U.S. factory production.
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China's 4% GDP Plunge Is Trump's Nightmare

China's 4% GDP Plunge Is Trump's Nightmare

13 days ago   |   By Forbes

Trump's hopes of getting a traumatized economy “opened up” again by the time of the April 12 Easter holiday are due for a Chinese reality check. The U.S. is losing a $14.1 trillion market for American goods.
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Opposite Sides Of Border Closure: Laredo, Texas, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

13 days ago   |   By NPR

The U.S. last week closed its borders with Canada and Mexico because of the coronavirus outbreak. At the southern border, the closure is affecting life on both the U.S. and Mexico sides.
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Corporate America must learn to innovate frugally to get through the coronavirus crisis

13 days ago   |   By Fast Company

The current health crisis in America is an historic opportunity for U.S. firms to unlearn how they practiced innovation for the past 100 years and adopt a frugal innovation style that lets them react faster.
As hospitals grapple with a shortage of masks and ventilators in their fight against COVID-19, creative solutions are emerging worldwide.
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Trump Says U.S. And China Working ‘Closely' To Defeat Coronavirus As U.S. Sees Most Cases In The World

13 days ago   |   By Forbes

China's president Xi Jinping pledged China's support to the U.S. in a phone call with Trump, as the U.S. faces becomes the centre of the global pandemic with more than 86,000 cases.
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‘Critical moment:' Trump and China's Xi pledge cooperation on coronavirus as U.S. President drops ‘Chinese virus'

13 days ago   |   By Fortune

U.S. President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping pledged in a phone call to cooperate in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic , signaling a fresh detente between the two countries after weeks of rising tensions .
“Just finished a very good conversation with President Xi of China. Discussed in great detail the CoronaVirus that is ravaging large parts of our Planet,” Trump tweeted Friday. “China has been through much & has developed a strong understanding of the Virus. We are working closely together. Much respect!”
Trump notably refrained from referring to the disease as the...
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US weekly unemployment claims jump by 6.6 million, bringing 3-week total to...

US weekly unemployment claims jump by 6.6 million, bringing 3-week total to more than 16 MILLION

The US Labor Department reported on Thursday that the jobless rolls continued to grow due to the Covid-19 lockdown, with 6.6 million Americans filing first-time unemployment... Read more ...

Republicans are worried Trump is hurting himself with rally-like...

Republicans are worried Trump is hurting himself with rally-like performances at coronavirus briefings and are urging him to step back

Republicans are encouraging President Donald Trump to take a step back at daily coronavirus press briefings and let the experts lead the way, The New York Times reported on... Read more ...

Round 3: Facebook Live Events for Running Your Business During the COVID-19...

Round 3: Facebook Live Events for Running Your Business During the COVID-19 Outbreak

The highly-anticipated Facebook Live sessions are back to bring you one more week of tips in our Secrets of Top Selling Facebook Group. During these Facebook Live sessions... Read more ...

FirstResponders First Partners with Marriott International to Provide Free...

FirstResponders First Partners with Marriott International to Provide Free Accommodations to Healthcare Workers on the Frontlines of the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have devastating impact, FirstRespondersFirst announced today a partnership with Marriott International to support frontline healthcare... Read more ...

Fed rolls out $2.3 trillion plan to stabilize economy

Fed rolls out $2.3 trillion plan to stabilize economy

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve is taking additional steps to provide up to $2.3 trillion in loans to support the economy. The money will target American households and... Read more ...

Doctors are asking states to use their lethal-injection drugs to treat...

Doctors are asking states to use their lethal-injection drugs to treat patients with COVID-19, instead

States that execute prisoners by lethal injection have a stockpile of drugs that, amid the pandemic, are now in short supply. "Your stockpile could save the lives of hundreds... Read more ...

Dow climbs 350 points as new Fed stimulus offsets historic unemployment filings

Dow climbs 350 points as new Fed stimulus offsets historic unemployment filings

US stocks climbed on Thursday, continuing gains from Wednesday, as t he Federal Reserve announced an additional $2.3 trillion in aid to businesses and governments. Data... Read more ...

How to check which version of Android you have on your device

How to check which version of Android you have on your device

To check which version of Android you have on the device in your possession, navigate to your phone or tablet's system settings. Knowing which version of Android you have can... Read more ...

China is relaxing its coronavirus lockdowns, but the rules are still more...

China is relaxing its coronavirus lockdowns, but the rules are still more restrictive than US cities under quarantine

China eased coronavirus travel restrictions in Wuhan this week, ending a 76-day quarantine, with a drop in the country's new daily cases signaling the lockdowns have helped... Read more ...

How to unmute posts on Instagram using the mobile app

How to unmute posts on Instagram using the mobile app

You can unmute posts on Instagram from going into the specific user's profile page. Once you've unmuted a user's posts, you'll see their content in your Instagram feed... Read more ...