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New IBM CEO emphasizes growth, not just EPS, in first earnings...

Monday was a big day for IBM.It was the first time Arvind Krishna, the company’s newly appointed CEO, spoke to analysts, telling...

Treasury yields move lower after historic oil price plunge

U.S. government debt prices were higher Tuesday morning, after a historic oil price plunge stunned market participants in the previous session.At 2:45...

2 new deaths, 47 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases according to partial...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reported two additional COVID-19-related deaths and 47 new confirmed cases of COVID-19...

D.C. to end academic year early

Mayor Muriel Bowser said today that Washington, D.C.'s academic year will end late next month, as schools around the country adjust their...

Stocks in Europe Open Higher as Investors Brace for U.S. Jobs...

New U.S. data is expected to show millions more filing unemployment claims.Each day seems to bring unwelcome economic milestones. Another is expected...

Tua Tagovailoa could determine the NFL future of the lefty QB

Every quarterback, as he begins his NFL career, carries a unique set of burdens.Maybe he represents the hopes and dreams of his...

College Board Ready to Offer At-Home SAT

STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE to take the SAT at home if school doesn't resume this fall, College Board officials announced Wednesday, outlining...

US shares see their biggest weekly gain in 46 years

US stocks have just recorded their biggest weekly gain since 1974 despite the bleak economic outlook.Wall Street's S&P 500 shares index has...

Coronavirus: New York using mass graves amid outbreak

Workers in hazmat outfits were seen using a ladder to descend into a huge pit where the coffins were stacked.The location is...

Coronavirus: WHO chief urges end to ‘politicisation’ of virus

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has urged unity, as the agency comes under continued fire...

Facebook and Samsung donate thousands of devices to NHS

Mobile giant Samsung is donating 2,000 smartphones to the NHS, for staff to use in Nightingale hospitals.It will...

Virus could push half a billion people into poverty

The economic fallout from the coronavirus could increase global poverty by as much a half a billion.This bleak...

Coronavirus: A visual guide to the world in lockdown

Coronavirus has now infected more than one million people worldwide, but its impact extends far beyond just those who have had it.

Australian police seize cruise ship black box

Most New York cases came from Europe, study suggestsA new study suggests that most of the...

Investors warned not to rush into travel and leisure stocks

Travel and leisure stocks including airlines and cinema chains have been hit hard by the coronavirus lockdowns and travel restrictions.While their valuations...

Coronavirus: ‘Please learn from Wuhan’s mistakes’

The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus pandemic originated, is finally lifting its 11-week quarantine as infections and deaths have tailed...

Coronavirus: EU top scientist forced out in political row

Mauro Ferrari said he had lost faith in the system after he failed to set up a special programme to fight coronavirus.But...

Coronavirus: Paris bans daytime outdoor exercise

The new rules are in force between 10:00 and 19:00 local time, and come into effect on Wednesday.Mayor Anne Hidalgo and the...

WHO director faces calls for resignation over handling of coronavirus, China

Amid persistent criticism that his organization failed to properly oversee China's coronavirus response and worked to downplay the communist nation's responsibility for...

Bank of America sees booming rescue loan demand, with applications for...

Bank of America said Monday that it’s seen fierce demand for emergency rescue loans with current applications already accounting for nearly 10%...

Coronavirus: China stops for three minutes to remember the dead

A day of remembrance has been held in China to honour those who have died of coronavirus.The Qingming festival, also known as...

Coronavirus: Spain ‘close to passing peak’ as deaths fall again

Mr Sánchez also extended lockdown measures until 25 April, saying the restrictions were "saving lives".The toll of 809 deaths in one day...

Coronavirus: Expert panel to assess face mask use by public

This question is to be assessed by a panel of advisers to the World Health Organization (WHO).The group will weigh up research...

Coronavirus: Interest-free overdraft plan for struggling borrowers

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) also suggested repayments on loans and credit cards should be frozen for up to three months for...

Coronavirus: US death toll exceeds 5,000

The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic in the US has gone above 5,000, while confirmed cases worldwide are close to reaching...

Coronavirus: India defiant as millions struggle under lockdown

The country's response had been "pre-emptive, pro-active and graded", it said in a statement.India's population of 1.3 billion was given less than...

Coronavirus cradle Wuhan partly reopens after lockdown

Crowds of passengers were pictured arriving at Wuhan train station on Saturday.People are being allowed to enter but...

2020 Tokyo Olympics Will Be Postponed Due to Coronavirus, Says IOC’s...

The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo will be postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, likely until 2021, International Olympic Committee member Dick...

India coronavirus: $22bn bailout announced for the poor

India has announced a $22bn (£19bn) bailout for the country’s poor to help counter the economic effects of the Covid-19 outbreak.“We don’t...

Coronavirus: US Senate passes $2tn disaster aid bill

The US Senate has passed a $2 trillion (£1.7tn) coronavirus aid bill that is the largest economic stimulus in US history.The vote...