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Seoul authorizes COVID-19 aid to North Korea
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 11:51:06 -0400
South Korea has green-lighted assistance to the North for the first time since the outbreak of the coronavirus, according to multiple press reports.
Ford follows GM, FCA in reporting 1st quarter sales drop
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 11:49:33 -0400
Ford said Thursday first-quarter sales fell more than 12 percent compared to the same quarter a year ago -- a loss greater than those reported by the automaker's U.S. rivals, but less than the industry average.
U.S. stocks rise on Wall Street after 2 days of losses
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 11:23:23 -0400
After two straight days of losses, stocks on Wall Street gained ground Thursday despite news of record unemployment figures in the United States.
Boeing offers workers buyout to leave company amid aviation industry losses
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 10:26:53 -0400
U.S. aviation giant Boeing announced a buyout program Thursday that allows employees to leave voluntarily with a benefits package, as the company adjusts to trying conditions in the travel industry.
Record 6.6 million in U.S. file new unemployment claims
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 10:02:09 -0400
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits has soared by a record 6.6 million people, the Labor Department said Thursday.
North Korea highlights space program in state media
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 09:59:51 -0400
North Korea is pursuing space development for peaceful purposes, and the regime's National Aerospace Development Administration is to take on more projects this year, state media reported Thursday.
Coronavirus forcing a change in outreach strategy for 2020 Census
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 09:25:33 -0400
Community organizers, civic engagement organizations and grass-roots groups who are pushing for greater participation in the 2020 Census have been forced to change their strategies as coronavirus paralyzes the U.S.
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu again in isolation after exposure to coronavirus
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 09:16:18 -0400
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has begun six days of self-isolation only hours after emerging from a two-day quarantine, his office said Thursday.
EU Court: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland violated refugee rules
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 09:01:37 -0400
The European Union's Court of Justice ruled Thursday that the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland violated rules by not accepting a refugee quota set in 2015 for those fleeing violence in Syria and Iraq.
British Airways, union agree to suspend 36,000 workers
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 08:40:35 -0400
British Airways is expected to suspend as many as 36,000 employees, including cabin crews and office employees due to the coronavirus pandemic.