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Not out of the woods yet: IMF chief warns second wave of virus could disrupt economies

Activity has started to gradually strengthen, but we are not out of the woods yet, Georgieva said in a message to G20 finance ministers

16 Jul 2020 10:46 AM

India, US to initiate clinical trials for Ayurvedic formulations against COVID-19

According to the ambassador, there are at least three ongoing collaborations between Indian vaccine companies with US-based institutions

09 Jul 2020 9:58 AM

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $2.1 billion over cancer-causing talc powder

Johnson & Johnson faced thousands of lawsuits across US alleging it failed to warn consumers of the risk of cancer from its talc products

25 Jun 2020 1:15 PM

Trump threat to 'decouple' US and China hits trade, investment reality

The damage-control efforts by the Trump administration come after Trump said last week that “a complete decoupling from China” was an option

24 Jun 2020 12:13 PM

"Disappointed" says Google CEO Sundar Pichai on H1-B visa ban

Pichai said he would stand with immigrants and work to expand opportunity for all

23 Jun 2020 1:23 PM

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Trump blocks H1B visa, business groups say decision will hurt US recovery

The visa suspension, will open up 525,000 jobs for US workers, a senior administration official said

23 Jun 2020 10:54 AM

US jobless claims remain high, second wave of layoffs blamed

From manufacturing, retail, information technology and oil and gas production, companies have announced job cuts

18 Jun 2020 10:53 AM

World Bank says global economy to shrink 5.2%, worst recession since WWI

Per capita incomes are expected to decline by 3.6 per cent, which will tip millions of people into extreme poverty this year

09 Jun 2020 11:06 AM

Kansas school cancels Ivanka Trump's speech over faculty protest

The virtual commencement speech was called off due to criticism over president Trump’s response to protests over the death of George Floyd

06 Jun 2020 2:43 PM

Hydroxychloroquine can't prevent COVID-19, says new study

Hydroxychloroquine and a similar drug, chloroquine, have been the subject of much debate since Trump started promoting them in March

04 Jun 2020 11:02 AM

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US job losses in May could raise 3-month total to 30 million

Since mid-March, more than 40 million Americans have applied for unemployment benefits

04 Jun 2020 10:10 AM

US protesters return to streets defying curfew after Trump calls them 'lowlifes'

After ‘thugs’, Trump refers to protestors as ‘lowlifes and losers’

03 Jun 2020 9:22 AM

US coronavirus deaths top 100,000 as country reopens

In three months, more Americans have died from Covid than the Korean War, Vietnam War and the US conflict in Iraq from 2003-2011 combined

28 May 2020 8:20 AM

Trump offers to mediate 'raging' India-China border dispute

The US president had also once offered to “help” in the disputed region of Kashmir, triggering a political storm in India

27 May 2020 7:08 PM

Trump threatens to 'close down' social media platforms

The spat began when Twitter labelled two of the US president's tweets as "unsubstantiated" and accused him of making false claims

27 May 2020 6:50 PM

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Twitter adds fact-check warnings to Trump tweets

In a statement, Twitter said Trump’s vote-by-mail tweets “contain potentially misleading information about voting processes "

27 May 2020 8:57 AM

Lawsuits demanding better virus protection measures flood US courts

The first wave of lawsuits has come from prisons and immigration centres, demanding parole for prisoners citing poor sanitation

24 May 2020 8:48 AM

Covid19 pandemic may cause long-term health problems: Study

Another key exposure in the study was fear for one's own safety, and the safety of others

21 May 2020 5:38 PM

Despite FDA warning, Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning about its use

19 May 2020 10:15 AM

Obama was 'grossly incompetent president': Trump

Trump's reaction came after Obama on Saturday criticised the US authorities' response to the coronavirus outbreak

18 May 2020 9:04 AM

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