Dusan Stojanovic and Mike Corder, Associated Press | PostedJul 6th - 5:37am
Troops in Serbia set up an emergency 500-bed field hospital Monday, a day after neighboring Kosovo re-imposed a nighttime curfew in four cities, as the Balkans battled to contain a surge in coronavirus infections that underscored the risks of swiftly easing lockdowns.
Shares in Germany's struggling Commerzbank rose more than 8% on Monday in the wake of the resignation of the bank's CEO and board chairman under pressure over the bank's sagging profits and stock price.
Nicolas Vaux-Montagny, Associated Press | PostedJul 6th - 4:55am
Accused of favoring profits over patients’ lives, French pharmaceutical company Servier Laboratories is facing millions of euros in potential fines and damages after a huge trial involving 6,500 plaintiffs who say the company allowed a diabetes drug to be widely and irresponsibly prescribed as a diet pill — with deadly consequences.
Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press | PostedJul 6th - 4:00am
Forget about making shopping fun. As clothing retailers and others try to stay viable during the coronavirus pandemic, they're hoping steps like cleaning during store hours, offering hand sanitizer and other safety measures will bring in customers to spend.
Brian Slodysko, Associated Press | PostedJul 6th - 3:45am
Forty lobbyists with ties to President Donald Trump helped clients secure more than $10 billion in federal coronavirus aid, among them five former administration officials whose work potentially violates Trump's own ethics policy, according to a report.
Steve Peoples, Associated Press | PostedJul 6th - 3:34am
and his daughter. In case you missed it, Ivanka Trump urged Americans to practice "social distancing and wear a mask when in close proximity to others” just before her father faced a large South Dakota crowd that was doing the opposite.
The British government has announced more than 1.5 billion pounds (almost $2 billion) to help the country’s renowned arts and cultural institutions recover from the coronavirus pandemic, after some theaters and music venues warned that without support they might never open again.
Andy Brownbill and Rod McGuirk, Associated Press | PostedJul 6th - 1:39am
Australian authorities were preparing to close the border between the country's two largest states, as the country's second-largest city, Melbourne, recorded two deaths and its highest-ever daily increase in infections on Monday.
School districts across America are in the midst of making wrenching decisions over how to resume classes in settings radically altered by the coronavirus pandemic, with school buses running below capacity, virtual learning, outdoor classrooms and quarantine protocols for infected children the new norm.
Will Weissert, Associated Press | PostedJul 5th - 10:13pm
The Spanish-language ads for Joe Biden used the same slogan to contrast him with President Donald Trump — “los cuentos no pagan las cuentas,” a play on words that roughly means “telling stories won't pay the bills.”