How much more can the stock markets slide?

The answer to that depends on whether the globe is able to contain the virus spread, says Samie Modak. Indian markets dropped three per cent on Friday amid a global sell-off in equities due to the economic uncertainty triggered by spread of the coronavirus. Indian markets have dropped seven per cent in the past one week. Some global markets have […]

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Washington State Authorities Identify 2 Coronavirus Cases

Washington state identified two new coronavirus cases, including a school-aged adolescent who has no known travel history or encountered anyone who had visited affected areas, health officials said. The two tested positive in local tests and are awaiting confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The other patient had traveled to South Korea. The suspected case of local […]

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‘My God, it’s chaos’: Lush’s founder on why he is so downcast

The badge on the lapel of Lush’s co-founder, Mark Constantine, does the talking for him today as his beauty retail empire is buffeted by one crisis after another. A potential pandemic is “closing half the bloody world”, he explains, as his lapel badge reads: “Fuck, fuck, fuckity fuck”. “At the moment I have got no shops open in Hong Kong […]

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U.S. Charges 4 Chinese Military Members In Equifax Breach

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four members of the Chinese military have been charged with breaking into the networks of the Equifax credit reporting agency and stealing the personal information of tens of millions of Americans, the Justice Department said Monday, blaming Beijing for one of the largest hacks in history. The 2017 breach affected roughly 145 million people, with the hackers successfully […]

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Illinois Pot Vendors Score $3.2 Million On First Day Of Legal Weed Sales

Illinois pot vendors started the new year by bringing in nearly $3.2 million on the state’s first day of legal recreational cannabis sales. The state is the 11th to legalize cannabis for adult use. There were long lines and more than 77,000 transactions on Wednesday, according to former state Sen. Toi Hutchinson, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s pot czar who oversees the state’s new […]

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Amazon Warns Employees Who Spoke Out On Climate Change

Amazon told its employees they could be fired after they tried to publicly pressure the online retail giant to more urgently address climate change. The group Amazon Employees for Climate Justice said its leaders had been threatened and questioned by the company’s human resources department about comments they made in the press last year. The company’s response is a form […]

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Rocky And Bullwinkle Statue Returns To Its Home On The Sunset Strip

A beloved statue of animated legends Rocky and Bullwinkle will soon be unveiled on the Sunset Strip after being gone since 2013. The WEHO TIMES reported the statute’s return today, capturing its image in a brief moment during installation before it was covered. An official unveiling is planned for the end of March, but no date has been set. The […]

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