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Will Paramount+ be a mountain or a molehill 2021-03-04 09:00:32Paramount+ debuts Thursday as the latest — and last — streaming option from a major media company, this time from ViacomCBS

US jobless claims tick up to 745,000 as 2021-03-04 09:00:03The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits edged higher last week to 745,000, a sign that many employers continue to cut jobs despite

US fourth quarter productivity revised to a decline 2021-03-04 08:56:48U.S. productivity fell at an annual rate of 4.2% in the fourth quarter, a sharp decline but not as large as first estimated

GM looking to build 2nd US battery factory, 2021-03-04 08:49:37General Motors says it’s looking for a site to build a second U.S. battery factory with joint venture partner LG Chem of Korea

UK competition watchdog investigates Apple's App Store 2021-03-04 08:36:46The U.K. competition watchdog has launched an investigation into Apple’s App Store over concerns it has a dominant role that stifles competition

Amazon opens first UK checkout-free grocery store in 2021-03-04 08:35:53Amazon has opened a cashier-free supermarket in London, its first bricks and mortar expansion outside the U.S. as the company bets on strong demand fo

The Latest: Germany OKs AstraZeneca shot for 65 2021-03-04 08:33:15Germany’s health minister says the country’s independent vaccine committee has formally approved giving the AstraZeneca shot to people age

OPEC cartel, allies face decision on increasing oil 2021-03-04 07:38:19Top oil producing countries Saudi Arabia and Russia have a tough call to make at an online meeting of oil cartel OPEC and its allies

German panel OKs AstraZeneca vaccine jab for over 2021-03-04 07:29:28Germany’s health minister says the country’s independent vaccine committee has formally approved giving the AstraZeneca shot to people age

Hungary tightens pandemic restrictions amid rising deaths 2021-03-04 07:13:24Authorities in Hungary are tightening pandemic restrictions in an effort to mitigate a rapid rise in deaths and hospitalizations caused by COVID-19

EU regulator starts a review of Russia's COVID-19 2021-03-04 07:09:02The European Medicines Agency says has started a rolling review of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, many months after it was first approved fo

US traffic deaths spike even as pandemic cuts 2021-03-04 06:16:25Pandemic lockdowns and stay-at-home orders kept many drivers off U.S. roads and highways last year

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California theme parks, stadiums can reopen as early New! 2021-03-05 17:31:49The venues will be allowed to welcome back fans far sooner than expected under new guidance the state unveiled Friday.

Pamela Anderson eyes $14.9 million for Malibu beach New! 2021-03-05 17:24:38'Baywatch' star Pamela Anderson is offering up her place on the beach, asking $14.9 million for her designer compound in Malibu Colony.

Column: Getting Olympics tickets refunded shouldn't be like New! 2021-03-05 09:00:28A SoCal woman paid $5,400 for tickets to the postponed Tokyo Olympics. The company that sold them is offering only a partial refund.

Texas watchdog says grid operator made $16-billion error 2021-03-04 22:09:57A firm hired to monitor Texas' power markets says the region's grid manager overpriced electricity over two days during last month's energy crisis,

Jimmy Fallon is selling his whimsical New York 2021-03-04 16:25:06'Tonight Show' host Jimmy Fallon is asking $15 million for his New York penthouse, a quirky space that combines four units across three stories.

Universal Studios Hollywood to reopen with a food 2021-03-04 09:00:28Like other California theme parks, Universal Studios Hollywood can't operate its rides because of state pandemic rules. Its Taste of Universal event

This L.A. start-up is building tiny injectable robots 2021-03-04 08:00:26Chemotherapy and radiation can cause too much collateral damage to treat some brain tumors. Crumb-sized robots could be the solution.

LeBron James braces for a loss on Brentwood 2021-03-03 19:37:44Lakers star LeBron James is asking $20.5 million for his Brentwood home — about half a million less that what he paid for it six years ago.

Disney Store to shut 60 locations and focus 2021-03-03 18:51:47The decision to close dozens of Disney Store locations comes along with a plan to revamp Disney's online shopping platforms.

Democrats narrow who gets $1,400 checks in COVID-19 2021-03-03 18:39:05Senate Democratic leaders and President Biden have agreed to more narrowly target which Americans would be eligible for a $1,400 stimulus payment.

Column: Becerra investigating Providence Health after accusations that 2021-03-03 15:59:52California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra will look into accusations that a Catholic healthcare chain illicitly limits healthcare.

Appreciation: How Fred Segal's retail vision forever changed 2021-03-03 15:22:34From fashion denim to the Malibu Country Mart, Segal shaped the SoCal shopping landscape like few others

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Job growth surges in February on hiring jump New! 2021-03-05 09:04:07Nonfarm payrolls were expected to increase by 210,000 in February, while the unemployment rate held steady at 6.3%.

Employers likely added more jobs in February, but 2021-03-04 15:43:44Hiring likely improved in February, but winter weather could have hampered some activity.

Weekly jobless claims rise less than expected despite 2021-03-04 10:56:54First-time claims for unemployment benefits totaled 750,000 last week, up from 736,000 the week before but below the 750,000 estimate.

Walmart says it will support U.S. manufacturers with 2021-03-03 11:43:52The retailer said the decision will benefit the environment and the U.S. economy, too, by sourcing goods closer to customers and creating demand for j

Private payrolls growth well short of expectations for 2021-03-03 08:47:29Companies added just 117,000 positions for the month, well below the 225,000 forecast from economists surveyed by Dow Jones.

Mortgage application demand stalls as interest rates surge 2021-03-03 07:24:15Mortgage interest rates rose at the fastest pace last week in over a year, throwing cold water on already cooling demand.

10% GDP growth? The U.S. economy is on 2021-03-02 17:17:03The U.S. economy has roared back to life in 2021, with first-quarter growth set to defy even the rosiest expectations.

Economists see first signs in data that vaccine 2021-03-02 14:15:11Covid vaccine efforts in the U.S. are yielding results. Forecasters are gaining some confidence in a summer bounce for the economy.

Fed policy changes could be coming in response 2021-03-02 10:16:07While the Fed may not raise its benchmark interest rate for years, there are growing expectations it may tweak policy soon.

Personal income leaps 10% in January thanks to 2021-02-26 10:27:02Personal income saw its biggest monthly gain since April 2020 though inflation remained tame, the Commerce Department reported Friday.

Here's why jobless claims are the wrong way 2021-02-25 11:35:36The U-3 is considered the standard for measuring unemployment, but not everyone agrees the metric is a comprehensive picture U.S. unemployment.

Carlyle’s Rubenstein says biggest economic risk is high 2021-02-25 09:38:16Carlyle Group's David Rubenstein told CNBC there might some stock market speculation but the bigger problem for the U.S. economy is high unemplo

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Biden Gains Two Key Economic Advisers 2021-03-02 20:57:57The Senate confirmed Gina Raimondo as President Biden’s commerce secretary and Cecilia Rouse as the head of the Council of Economic Advisers.

Amazon Workers’ Union Drive Reaches Far Beyond Alabama 2021-03-02 14:08:17A vote on whether to form a union at the e-commerce giant’s warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., has become a labor showdown, drawing the attention of N

Warren Revives Wealth Tax, Citing Pandemic Inequalities 2021-03-01 15:49:42A tax on the net worth of America’s wealthiest individuals remains popular with voters, but has yet to be embraced by President Biden.

How Can Biden Bring Back Manufacturing Jobs? Weaken 2021-03-01 10:47:18Critics of a strong currency say it hurts American factory workers by making imports cheap.

Unemployment Claims Dropped Last Week as Coronavirus Cases 2021-02-27 11:01:49The latest reading on the labor market shows evidence of continued healing, though economists caution that the recovery is still fragile.

They Were on Equal Footing. Then the Ground 2021-02-27 05:00:14A year of pandemic restrictions has meant some friends are flush and others foundering.

Stimulus Checks Helped Personal Income Surge in January 2021-02-26 17:00:17Personal income and spending both surged in January as a new round of government checks hit Americans’ bank accounts.

Amid Shortfalls, Biden Signs Executive Order to Bolster 2021-02-26 10:58:27The order is intended to help insulate the economy from future shortages of critical imported components by making the United States less reliant on f

Gov. Phil Murphy Unveils N.J. Budget Plan With 2021-02-26 10:53:59A $44.8 billion spending plan unveiled Tuesday by Gov. Phil Murphy calls for no new taxes and fully funds the state pension program for the first time

Biden’s Pick for Trade Representative Promises Break With 2021-02-25 17:22:23Katherine Tai, the nominee to be America’s chief trade negotiator, declined to give policy specifics on tariffs and trade agreements, but laid o

Biden Looks to a Consensus Builder to Heal 2021-02-24 18:24:07Katherine Tai, the Biden administration’s nominee for trade representative, will set the course for the Democrats’ worker-focused approach

Powell Says Better Child Care Policies Might Lift 2021-02-24 17:48:34The Fed chair said better caregiving options was an “area worth looking at” for Congress, while reiterating the central bank’s full-

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It is my duty to appeal: FM Sitharaman New! 2021-03-05 08:48:17India's sovereign authority to tax cannot be questioned by anybody, she asserts

ED summons Mehbooba Mufti on March 15 in New! 2021-03-05 08:34:06The Enforcement Directorate on Friday summoned former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti for questioning on March 15 in a money launderin

Mumbai: Owner of abandoned car near Ambani's house New! 2021-03-05 08:33:39'I asked in House for protection to Mansukh Hiren, as he's the main link in the case and might be in danger. Now we get to know of his body being fo

US ban on export of critical raw materials New! 2021-03-05 08:24:06SII, the world's biggest vaccine maker, has licensed the AstraZeneca/Oxford University product and will soon start bulk-manufacturing the Novavax sho

CBSE revises board exam dates for few class New! 2021-03-05 08:22:58The Central Board of Secondary Education on Friday issued a revised board exam date sheet for a few subjects, including mathematics, commerce and phys

'Misleading': Govt on democracy report downgrading India to New! 2021-03-05 08:09:10India treats all its citizens with equality as enshrined under the constitution of the country and all laws are applied without discrimination, the go

Sebi lays guidelines on votes cast by mutual New! 2021-03-05 08:03:54The move is aimed at encouraging fund houses to diligently exercise their voting rights in best interest of the unit holders

Pandemic eats up Rs 13 trn of India's New! 2021-03-05 07:57:11Economists at UBS Securities India led by Tanvee Gupta Jain said the economy could slow by mid-2021 as households that lost incomes during the pandemi

IND vs ENG 4th Test Day 2 highlights: New! 2021-03-05 06:47:16Pant cracked a 118-ball 101 studded with 13 hits to the fence and two sixes to anchor India's innings after a 144-ball 49 by opener Rohit Sharma. Che

Vivo announces Vision+ initiative; to launch X60 series New! 2021-03-05 05:32:30The series comprises Vivo X60, Vivo X60 Pro, and Vivo X60 Pro that were initially launched in China

West Bengal polls: Mamata Banerjee to contest from New! 2021-03-05 05:16:58'Today, we are releasing a list of 291 candidates which includes 50 women, 42 Muslim candidates,' says TMC supremo


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