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105th Day Of Lockdown

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United States

US asks foreign students to leave country if classes go online

US will not issue visas to students enrolled in schools and/or programmes that are fully online for the fall semester

07 Jul 2020 12:15 PM

Black Facebook employee files racial discrimination complaint

Facebook said in a statement it takes discrimination allegations seriously and investigates every case

03 Jul 2020 10:03 AM

Elon Musk's Tesla becomes world's richest auto group

Tesla has seen ups and downs but its shares have risen steadily since late 2019 as it met key production targets for its Model 3 car

02 Jul 2020 12:40 PM

Novartis reaches $678 million settlement with US authorities over doctor-bribe claims

The settlement resolves a 2011 whistleblower lawsuit accusing Novartis of violating the federal False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute

02 Jul 2020 12:22 PM

Cisco accused of job discrimination based on Indian employee's caste

Cisco’s workforce includes thousands of Indian immigrants, most of whom were born Brahmins or other high castes

01 Jul 2020 10:36 AM

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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

Gilead Sciences to start trials of inhaled version of remdesivir

The FDA granted remdesivir an emergency use authorisation for the treatment of hospitalised patients with severe Covid-19

23 Jun 2020 3:47 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

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

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NASCAR investigating noose found in Bubba Wallace garage at Alabama race

On Twitter, Wallace said “the despicable act of racism and hatred leaves me incredibly saddened"

22 Jun 2020 1:55 PM

Trump threatens to cut China ties after high-level talks

Trump made rebalancing US trade deficit with China top priority, but relations worsened as his campaign for re-election in November heats up

19 Jun 2020 9:42 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

Defacement of Mahatma Gandhi's statue a 'disgrace', says Trump

The statue near the Indian Embassy was vandalised prompting Indian embassy to register a complaint with local law enforcement agencies

09 Jun 2020 3:49 PM

Thousands mourn George Floyd in Houston amid calls for reform

Fire officials said several people, apparently overcome by heat exhaustion while waiting in line, were taken to hospitals

09 Jun 2020 12:19 PM

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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

Reebok cancels partnership with CrossFit after CEO's 'Its FLOYD-19' tweet

Other affiliates like CrossFit Magnus also decided to cut ties with the Washington, DC-based global fitness organization

08 Jun 2020 3:37 PM

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

US unemployment rate seen near 20% in May as layoffs remain high

Consumer confidence, manufacturing and services industries are also stabilizing, though at low levels, hopeful signs that the worst was over

05 Jun 2020 12:03 PM

Google CEO Sundar Pichai pledges USD 37 million to fight racism

Pichai also urged his employees to stand together in silence for 8 minutes and 46 seconds to honour

04 Jun 2020 2:38 PM

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