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AP-NORC poll: Most losing jobs to virus think they’ll return

AP-NORC poll: Most losing jobs to virus think they’ll return

WASHINGTON — One out of every four American adults say someone in their household has lost a job to the coronavirus pandemic, but the vast majority expect those former jobs will return once the crisis passes, according to a new poll from The Associat

Stars Group shareholders vote to approve deal with Flutter Entertainment

TORONTO — The Stars Group Inc. says its shareholders have voted overwhelmingly to approve a takeover of the company by Flutter Entertainment plc. The company says 99.99 per cent of the shares voted at the meeting backed the deal.
Astronomer files trademark lawsuit against American Girl

Astronomer files trademark lawsuit against American Girl

MADISON, Wis. — An astronomer in Chicago has sued the maker of American Girl dolls, alleging the Wisconsin company stole her likeness and name to create its astronaut doll.
Barrick Gold vows to fight 'nationalization' of gold mine in Papua New Guinea

Barrick Gold vows to fight 'nationalization' of gold mine in Papua New Guinea

Barrick Gold Corp. says it will pursue all legal avenues to prevent what it's calling the "nationalization without due process" of its Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea.

CSA warns investors about fake regulator website for derivative trading

VANCOUVER — The Canadian Securities Administrators is warning investors about a fake regulatory organization claiming to regulate the futures contract market in Vancouver.

AP-NORC poll: Most losing jobs to virus think they’ll return

WASHINGTON — One out of every four American adults say someone in their household has lost a job to the coronavirus pandemic, but the vast majority expect those former jobs will return once the crisis passes, according to a new poll from The Associat
US factory orders plunge 14.4% as economy grinds to halt

US factory orders plunge 14.4% as economy grinds to halt

WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods plunged 14.4% in March, a worse-than-expected performance that underscored the severe impact the coronavirus pandemic is having on the U.S. economy The March follows a 1.
Trump set to sign bill with nearly $500B more in virus aid

Trump set to sign bill with nearly $500B more in virus aid

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will hold a signing ceremony Friday for a bill providing a nearly $500 billion infusion of coronavirus spending, rushing new relief to employers and hospitals buckling under the strain of a pandemic that has claime
Iowa governor: Tip from Ashton Kutcher led to testing deal

Iowa governor: Tip from Ashton Kutcher led to testing deal

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Iowa’s $26 million contract to increase coronavirus testing was reached after the governor acted on a tip from actor Ashton Kutcher, a revelation that increased skepticism about the no-bid deal on Thursday. Critics of Gov.

Tyson beef plant in Washington will close to test workers

WALLULA, Wash. — The Tyson Fresh Meats beef plant in eastern Washington state is temporarily shutting down to test all its workers for the coronavirus.
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