Jobless claims in the US fall below 1 million for the first time since mid-March. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris criticize President Trump’s handling of Covid19 at their public debut. The IEA blames the pandemic and stalling air travel for the slump in oil.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris to be his running mate. Britain is in the deepest recession of any major global economy. The travel market is getting back on its feet.
Russia claims it's approved the world's first Coronavirus vaccine. The global tech rally helps SoftBank post a $12 billion quarterly profit. Lebanon's government steps down amid protests.
Beijing imposes measures on U.S. politicians after detaining media tycoon Jimmy Lai in Hong Kong. President Trump's orders on Coronavirus relief spark confusion amid questions over their legality. Protesters in Beirut call for the government resignation after last week's explosion.
Recovery efforts continue in Lebanon where the death toll climbs to 154 lives and 5,000 injured. The US economy adds 1.8 million jobs in July. President Trump signs executive order banning Tik Tok and WeChat in 45 days if they are not sold by Chinese companies.
At least 137 people have lost their lives in the Beirut explosion that has left thousands of Lebanese injured, homeless, and still searching for missing loved ones.
At least 100 people have lost their lives and 4,000 are injured after a catastrophic explosion in Beirut, Lebanon.
Microsoft has 45 days to clinch a deal with President Trump after he threatens to ban TikTok in the United States. Millions of Americans lose their enhanced unemployment benefits as lawmakers scramble to agree on a stimulus deal. New business model for space - we hear from NASA's administrator.
The US economy suffers its worst quarter in history. Attention now shifts from antitrust to earnings for tech giants. The United States launches the world's latest mission to mars.
Congress to grill CEOs of tech giants Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Alphabet today. Boeing, GM, and General Electric take an earnings hit. Kodak’s CEO discusses their $765 million pharmaceutical loan that has sent the stock soaring.
Republicans unveil $1 trillion stimulus plan, slashing enhanced benefits. Twitter, Facebook YouTube remove a fake Covid19 cure video, seen by millions. Sales plummet at McDonald’s.
U.S. Republicans to propose their $1 trillion stimulus plan today. The U.S. consulate in Chengdu is forced to close amid tit-for-tat tension with China. Moderna becomes the first to reach phase 3 trials in the United States.
China orders the US to close its Chengdu consulate. Goldman Sachs agrees to pay nearly $4 billion to settle 1MDB scandal. The UK government expands face mask mandate in England.
Republicans and the White House agree on a Covid19 relief package as another 1.4 million Americans file for unemployment benefits last week. The US accuses China of harboring a fugitive scientist with military links in their San Francisco consulate. Negotiators warn a trade deal between Britain and the EU is looking unlikely.
The US orders China to close its consulate in Houston, Texas as tensions between the two countries escalate. Twitter takes down 7,000 accounts tied to QAnon conspiracy theories. President Trump urges people to wear a face mask.
European leaders agree on a $860 billion Coronavirus relief package. The White House and GOP remain divided over a Covid19 relief package. The United States sanctions 11 Chinese firms over alleged human rights violations in Xinjiang.
US congress members have just 10 days to agree on a new Coronavirus relief package. The UAE launches historic first mission to Mars. Early results from Oxford University reveal a safe Covid19 vaccine that produces a strong immune response in humans.
Lawmakers fight over face coverings, while United States Coronavirus cases hit records. Netflix warns investors of disappointing subscription growth. Uber vows to rid its business of racism.
The UK, US and Canada jointly accuse Russia of cyberattacks against Coronavirus research centers. China says their economy grew 3.2% in Q2. A massive cryptocurrency scam leaves Twitter and high-profile users scrambling.
Moderna’s positive news on vaccine trials lifts stocks. Goldman Sachs reports a 41% surge in revenue, smashing estimates. President Trump revokes preferential trading status for Hong Kong.