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Lilly: Drug can prevent COVID-19 illness in nursing New! 2021-01-21 08:54:54Drugmaker Eli Lilly says its COVID-19 antibody drug can prevent illness among residents and staff of nurusing homes and other long-term care locations

US home construction jumps 5.8% in December to New! 2021-01-21 08:53:08U.S. home construction jumped 5.8% in December to 1.67 million units, ending a strong year for home building

US jobless claims decline to a still-high 900,000 New! 2021-01-21 08:48:15Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, lowering claims to 900,000, still a historically high level that points to further job cu

World leaders laud US return to climate fight New! 2021-01-21 08:38:18World leaders have breathed an audible sigh of relief that the United States under President Joe Biden is rejoining the global effort to curb climate

EU to hold video summit to assess new New! 2021-01-21 08:24:33European Union leaders will hold a video summit amid worry that the new coronavirus variants could result in another surge of deaths across the 27-nat

Turkey launches charm offensive to ease tensions with New! 2021-01-21 08:15:27Turkey is launching a new effort to improve strained ties with the European Union

Biden to sign virus measures, requires mask use New! 2021-01-21 08:09:16President Joe Biden is putting forth a national COVID-19 strategy to ramp up vaccinations and testing, reopen schools and businesses and require Ameri

European Central Bank keeps stimulus programs on track New! 2021-01-21 08:06:03The European Central Bank has left its bond-purchase stimulus program unchanged as the 19-country eurozone endures a winter economic slowdown due to t

Germany's Merkel points to variant risk as infections New! 2021-01-21 07:58:50Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany is seeing a promising decline in new coronavirus infections, but must take “very seriously” the risk

Google, French publishers sign copyright news payment deal New! 2021-01-21 06:16:44Google has signed a deal with a group of French publishers paving the way for the internet giant to make digital copyright payments for online news co

Buttigieg aims for 'generational' change at Transportation New! 2021-01-21 06:08:15President Joe Biden’s nominee for secretary of transportation, Pete Buttigieg, is pledging to carry out the administration’s ambitious age

Restructuring Norwegian Air to get government support New! 2021-01-21 05:44:48Norway’s government will help ailing low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle as long as the company manages to raise at least 4.5 billion kroner

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Hot Property: Trevor Noah buys a $27.5-million mansion 2021-01-16 08:30:03From one modern mansion to another, 'The Daily Show' host Trevor Noah recently dropped $27.5 million on an 11,000-square-foot Bel-Air showplace.

Disneyland killed its annual pass program. Why, and 2021-01-16 08:00:49For Disney, ending the annual pass program might be "a blessing in disguise," a theme park expert says: Now the company can revamp the program to bo

Home of the Week: A Bel-Air showplace atop 2021-01-16 08:00:33A modern mansion above the Bel-Air Country Club combines massive living spaces and sleek amenities. Asking price: $38.5 million.

How the far right embraced a site started 2021-01-16 08:00:04Jeff Brain helped lead the 2002 San Fernando Valley secession movement. Now he's built CloutHub, a refuge for Trump supporters alienated by Twitter.

Russell Simmons seeks $5.5 million for New York 2021-01-15 19:12:44Three years after selling his L.A. home, embattled entrepreneur Russell Simmons is trying to unload his New York condo for $5.5 million.

Column: Confronting a racist past, Caltech will excise 2021-01-15 17:36:54Having traveled the difficult road of coming to terms with racism in its own past, Caltech on Friday said it would remove the names of Robert A. Milli

Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union trim Sherman Oaks 2021-01-15 16:21:57Former NBA star Dwyane Wade and actress Gabrielle Union just relisted their Mediterranean mansion in Sherman Oaks for $6 million.

Column: Scores of billionaires supported Trump, showing the 2021-01-15 14:17:05The billionaires who funded Trump's politics got their money's worth.

Beyond Meat signs a big lease. The rest 2021-01-15 10:46:11The COVID pandemic hurt the office leasing business, which in Los Angeles County had a tougher year in 2020 than during the worst of the Great Recessi

Some workers don't want a COVID-19 vaccine. Can 2021-01-15 09:00:11Many teachers, grocers and even some hospital employees are wary of the COVID-19 vaccine and don't want it. The question of mandatory vaccine require

Encino compound with Jackson 5 ties sells for 2021-01-15 09:00:08Marlon Jackson's former home in Encino, where the Jackson 5 recorded music, just sold for $3.45 million.

What will become of the Trump brand after 2021-01-15 08:00:38There's always a danger in tying a company's brand to a celebrity. For the Trump Organization, there may be no recovering from the toxic association

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Private payrolls post first drop since April as 2021-01-06 08:26:22The decrease of 123,000 provided a stark sign that the U.S. economy had cooled considerably heading into the end of 2020.

Cash in circulation is soaring, and that usually 2021-01-06 08:01:00Currency in circulation soared at a rate unseen since World War II last year, providing what historically has been a good sign for the economy.

Mortgage demand from homebuyers pulled back sharply, even 2021-01-06 07:00:01The stunning surge in home buying demand, brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, may finally be easing up.

Home prices are rising faster in the middle 2021-01-04 10:19:54Home prices are rising across the nation, but the usual geographical trends are being turned on their heads by the coronavirus pandemic.

Weekly jobless claims fall for a second straight 2020-12-31 13:44:28The number of people filing for unemployment benefits for the first time unexpectedly fell last week, marking its second straight decline.

November new home sales fall more than expected, 2020-12-23 13:37:18Sales of newly built homes came in far weaker than expected for November, and builder stocks are not taking it well.

Weekly jobless claims rise less than expected, but 2020-12-23 09:27:56The number of first-time unemployment-benefits filers decelerated to 803,000 in the week ending Dec. 19.

Existing home sales decline for the first time 2020-12-22 10:48:47After five consecutive months of gains, closed sales of existing homes turned lower in November from October.

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When Can I Apply for a P.P.P. Loan? 2021-01-08 16:46:59A small group of lenders that focus on underserved borrowers will get priority when the Paycheck Protection Program resumes.

Fed Officials Debated Rate Liftoff in 2015, Offering 2021-01-08 14:24:11The Federal Reserve raised rates from near zero in 2015. The discussion back then — and developments since — will inform their future poli

Chinese Solar Companies Tied to Use of Forced 2021-01-08 13:47:50A new report shows some of the world’s biggest solar companies work with the Chinese government to absorb workers from Xinjiang, programs that a

The December Numbers Were Awful, but the Economy 2021-01-08 10:46:55Among the reasons for optimism: the prospect of widespread vaccination, and a Congress more open to stimulus spending.

Biden Selects Heads of Labor, Commerce and Small 2021-01-07 22:14:39With his victory secured, the president-elect moved to fill out his economic team.

After Riot, Business Leaders Reckon With Their Support 2021-01-07 18:36:09Many in corporate America endorsed the president’s economic policies, which were good for them and gave him mainstream business credibility. It

Unemployment Claims Show Continuing Pressure on Job Market 2021-01-07 17:38:28Employers remain cautious about hiring, one economist says, “but the resurgence of the virus is really the main culprit.”

Biden Picks Gina M. Raimondo for Commerce Secretary 2021-01-07 16:37:43The incoming administration will select Gina M. Raimondo, a moderate Democrat, to guide a sprawling department critical to business and technology.

Federal Reserve Officials Fretted Over Covid Surge at 2021-01-06 15:27:18Minutes from the central bank's December gathering show that the chair, Jerome H. Powell, and his colleagues were hoping for a 2021 rebound.

Here Are the 8 Chinese Apps Trump Banned 2021-01-06 05:38:24The White House took a surprise parting shot at China on Tuesday by banning the popular Chinese payment service and other applications.

The Pandemic Sank Auto Sales. Vaccines Could Bring 2021-01-05 18:15:35Carmakers say new models should also help lift the industry in 2021, after a 15 percent decline in its slowest year since it recovered from the Great

New York Real Estate Begins Its Recovery 2021-01-05 09:19:24Real estate sales picked up in the final months of 2020, but not enough to make up for the shutdown in the early months of the pandemic.

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Nasdaq hits record high at open as Netflix 2021-01-20 09:48:17The Nasdaq Composite rose 145.4 points, or 1.10%, to an all-time high of 13342.548 at the opening bell

Inauguration Day LIVE updates: It's a new day 2021-01-20 09:44:05US President Joe Biden inauguration: Donald Trump offers best wishes. US may return to WHO under new administration. Stay tuned for US President Joe B

Tata Motors jumps 51% in Jan on Tesla 2021-01-20 09:40:02In the past seven trading days, the stock has rallied 26 per cent on report that Tesla may choose Tata Motors for its much-awaited India foray

LIVE: Farmers, ministers to meet again on Jan 2021-01-20 09:34:49Farmers' protest LIVE updates: government proposed to keep the three farm laws suspended for a fixed time period of one year or so.

UK, Belgium among nations seeking cheaper India-made coronavirus 2021-01-20 09:30:16Serum, the world's largest producer of vaccines by volume, can ship out the Astra vaccine priced between $5-10 per dose

Latest News LIVE updates: TMC MLA Arindam Bhattacharya 2021-01-20 09:23:32'I was elected on Congress symbol but extended support to TMC so that development happens but it didn't', said the MLA. Stay tuned for Latest LIVE

Tenth round of talks makes no progress, farmers 2021-01-20 09:14:11Previous rounds of talks have so far failed to mollify tens of thousands of farmers who have been camping out on the outskirts of Delhi for more than

Coronavirus LIVE: 786,842 beneficiaries vaccinated in India since 2021-01-20 08:50:57Coronavirus live updates: Till now 786,842 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in India. Globally, 96.6 million people have been infected, of which, 10