Global stocks edge up ahead of US jobless claims report
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Global stocks edge up ahead of US jobless claims report

Major global stock markets and U.S. futures are higher following a rocky start to the day after a White House warning about possible American deaths from the coronavirus sent Wall Street tumbling

Apply here: How to spend $2.2 trillion  and rescue economy
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Apply here: How to spend $2.2 trillion and rescue economy

President Donald Trump hopes to shovel $2.2 trillion into the U.S. economy over the coming weeks to try to cushion its free fall

West Virginia governor's coal companies to pay $5M in fines
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West Virginia governor's coal companies to pay $5M in fines

Billionaire West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice's coal companies have agreed to pay more than $5 million for thousands of mine safety violations,

Asian stocks mixed as economic toll of virus worsens
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Asian stocks mixed as economic toll of virus worsens

Asian stocks are mixed after a White House warning that as many as 240,000 Americans might die of the coronavirus sent Wall Street tumbling and signs of the outbreak's global economic cost increased

The Latest: Israel's health minister has new coronavirus
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The Latest: Israel's health minister has new coronavirus

Israel's health minister, who has had frequent contact in recent weeks with Prime Minister Netanyahu and other top officials, has been diagnosed with the new coronavirus

Bitter business for maple syrup makers amid virus outbreak
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Bitter business for maple syrup makers amid virus outbreak

The sap has been flowing for weeks in trees in maple country, but syrup sales may not be so sweet amid the coronavirus pandemic

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Dutch leader proposes EU fund for nations hit hard by virus

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has proposed a multibillion-euro (dollar) European Union fund to help countries in the 27-nation bloc whose healthcare systems have been hardest-hit by the coronavirus outbreak

Japan's SoftBank ends WeWork tender, remains behind bailout
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Japan's SoftBank ends WeWork tender, remains behind bailout

Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. has called off its offering of up to $3 billion worth of shares in office-space rental venture WeWork, citing factors related to the coronavirus crisis and other reasons

Chinese smartphone health code rules post-virus life
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Chinese smartphone health code rules post-virus life

Life in China post-coronavirus outbreak is ruled by a green symbol on a smartphone screen

Infrastructure often embraced by both parties, to no avail
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Infrastructure often embraced by both parties, to no avail

President Donald Trump wants to spend $2 trillion on infrastructure projects to create jobs and help the collapsing economy rebuild from the coronavirus' stunning blows