Treasury says some public companies not eligible for small-business loans after backlash

Small businesses need Paycheck Protection Program funding now: Expert Heritage Foundation president Kay C. James calls for additional Paycheck Protection Program funding for small businesses struggling during the coronavirus pandemic. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Continue Reading Below The Treasury Department said Thursday that wealthy public companies likely do […]

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Trump To Suspend Immigration To US

President Donald Trump announced his intention to suspend immigration into the United States concerned over the coronavirus pandemic. In a Twitter post late Monday, the President said he will sign an order halting all immigration to protect jobs as coronavirus spreads. “In light of the attack from the Invisible Enemy, as well as the need to protect the jobs of […]

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Coronavirus will cause ‘lasting changes’ to shopping habits, says Unilever boss

The coronavirus pandemic will trigger “lasting changes” in shopping behaviour, according to one of the world’s biggest manufacturers of grocery brands. Unilever’s chief executive, Alan Jope, said the health crisis would accelerate the growth of online food shopping. He also predicted a permanent increase in demand for soap and other cleaning supplies as improved hygiene became a priority for households. […]

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White House Picks Apart Coronavirus Headline but CDC Director Says 'I Was Accurately Quoted'

Redfield had warned in his Post interview: “We’re going to have the flu epidemic and the coronavirus epidemic at the same time.” “The comment that I made — ‘it’s more difficult’ — doesn’t mean it’s going to be more impossible, doesn’t mean it’s going to be more, as some people have said, ‘worse,’ ” Redfield said Wednesday. “It just means […]

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The Fight Against Minnesota's Line 3 Pipeline: Bill McKibben and Winona LaDuke in Conversation

In mid-March, as major cities began locking down, environmentalist and Rolling Stone contributor Bill McKibben called activist Winona LaDuke, both from “different corners of rural America with low bandwidth,” to talk about climate change, JPMorgan Chase, and LaDuke’s seven-year effort to stop the construction of an oil pipeline called Line 3. LaDuke lives on the White Earth reservation, part of […]

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Sensex jumps over 483 pts; Nifty tops 9,300

Titan, HUL, PowerGrid, NTPC and Nestle India were among the laggards Equity benchmark Sensex surged over 483 points on Thursday, tracking gains in I.T. and banking stocks as expectations of another stimulus package from the government enthused investor sentiment. The 30-share index ended 483.53 points or 1.54 per cent higher at 31,863.08. The broader NSE Nifty advanced 126.60 points, or […]

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