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Coronavirus delivers record blow to US retail sales in March
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U.S. retail sales for the month of March were expected to sink by 8.0%, after slipping 0.5% a month earlier.

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Indian exporters are eagerly waiting for Christmas
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Indian exporters are eagerly waiting for ChristmasExports have been hit hard in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. As the world emerges from lockdown, Indian exporters are pinning hope on Christmas.

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Amid medical protective gear shortage, nurses are suspended for refusing coronavirus care without N95 masks
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Nurse Mike Gulick was meticulous about not bringing the coronavirus home to his wife and their 2-year-old daughter. He’d stop at a hotel after work just to take a shower. He’d wash his clothes in Lysol disinfectant. They did a tremendous amount of handwashing. But at Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, Gulick and […]

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Uber’s new plan: Slim down to get ahead
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Uber’s big spending on far-out bets like self-driving cars and artificial intelligence research may be over. With its latest cost-cutting on Monday, the company made clear that it plans to slim down by focusing on rides and deliveries, and jettisoning most everything else. On Monday, Uber announced it would lay off 3,000 employees, along with […]

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Covid cases in Delhi climbs to 1,707; death toll to 42
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Covid cases in Delhi climbs to 1,707; death toll to 42Government authorities had last month carried out measures to quarantine people who were related to the religious congregation that took place in Nizamuddin area in March.

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More Storms Hit South, Tornadoes Threaten Region
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High winds, hail and heavy rain pounded parts of Alabama on Sunday, as forecasters warned residents to brace for possible tornadoes and flooding later in the day across a wide swatch of the southern United States. More than 24,000 customers …

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Photo essay: Italy reopens museums and churches
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On a side street around the corner from the Pantheon in Rome’s centro storico, locals again this week spotted a familiar sight: a crowd queuing to get into the church of San Luigi dei Francesi. Even by Roman standards, this is not any old church. It holds the Caravaggio masterpiece, “The Calling of Matthew”—a must […]

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Athletics: European championships cancelled due to COVID-19
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Philippines' coronavirus cases surpass 14,000, death toll rises to 868
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