Human Rights Watch Film Festival returns online after it closed due to coronavirus

The film festival, supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery, is streaming a collection of international titles on Curzon Home Cinema, co-presented with partners Barbican, Curzon and Regents Street Cinema. Digital audiences also have the opportunity to join live and rigorous interactive discussions for every title with the filmmakers, Human Rights Watch experts, and special guests.  “At this time when […]

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Nordstrom's sales fell 40% as coronavirus shut stores

Fox Business Flash top headlines for May 28 Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. Continue Reading Below Nordstrom saw its sales plummet 40 percent in the first quarter after the coronaviirus pandemic caused the upscale department store […]

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Europe Reaches a Tipping Point Over China’s Hong Kong Gamble

Europe’s relations with China are going from bad to worse. Beijing’s decision to force national security laws on Hong Kong has outraged many in the European Union for what they see as an attack on democracy. It places EU governments on the horns of a dilemma over how to respond as they shift from battling the coronavirus to economic recovery, […]

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Democrats charge OSHA isn’t protecting front-line workers

Legal liability driving a wedge between Republicans, Democrats: Jenna Ellis President Trump attorney Jenna Ellis discusses consumer groups urging lawmakers against shielding businesses from virus-related lawsuits. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. Continue Reading Below As U.S. coronavirus deaths top 100,000, Democrats are slamming the Trump administration for failing to protect front-line […]

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Coronavirus crisis crippling debt-heavy Serta Simmons

The nation’s biggest mattress maker is in danger of becoming a coronavirus casualty this summer — and it’s the company’s private-equity owners that have made it vulnerable. Serta Simmons — a 150-year-old manufacturer that controls nearly 40 percent of the US mattress market — is facing a liquidity crunch as its retailers struggle with state-ordered lockdowns that have shuttered stores […]

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Amazon goes on hiring spree as working conditions under scrutiny

New York (CNN Business)Amazon hired 175,000 temporary employees during the pandemic to keep up with unprecedented demand. With no sign of letup, Amazon has decided to keep about 70% of them — permanently. The company has been on a hiring spree since March, when government leaders across the US began issuing shelter-in-place mandates to stem the spread of Covid-19. On […]

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California regulator approves PG&E's Chapter 11 reorganization plan

Fox Business Flash top headlines for May 28 Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Continue Reading Below (Reuters) – PG&E Corp said on Thursday its Chapter 11 reorganization plan has been confirmed by a California power regulator, […]

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