Coronavirus pandemic claims another victim: Robocalls

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Coronavirus pandemic decimated these industries in April as economy lost 20.5M jobs

Hospitality loses 7.6M jobs amid coronavirus in April FOX Business’ Edward Lawrence breaks down April’s job losses per sector. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. Continue Reading Below The U.S. unemployment rate surged to 14.7 percent in April, the highest level since the Great Depression, […]

BBC Anchor Debunks Major Myth About Coronavirus In ‘Magnificent Monologue’

BBC news anchor Emily Maitlis debunked an enduring myth about the coronavirus in a segment garnering widespread praise on social media. Maitlis dispelled the idea that the pandemic is a “great leveler” in which “everyone, rich or poor, suffers the same” in the cold open of the topical “Newsnight” program on Wednesday. “Those on the […]

Bill O’Reilly: Dead Coronavirus Victims ‘Were On Their Last Legs Anyway’

Disgraced former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly resurfaced on Wednesday to share his thoughts on the wave of deaths due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. And he doesn’t seem to have much sympathy for the victims, who tend to be older and are more likely to have other health problems.  “Many people who are dying, […]

Pandemic takes toll on small sushi joints in Japan

Tokyo (CNN)Salary men in suits crammed into trains during the rush-hour commute are staple scenes in Tokyo. Up until a few weeks ago, 52-year-old Hideya Tokiyoshi, who traveled into the capital from neighboring Saitama prefecture for work each day, was among them. The English-language teacher moved to online lessons after his students grew anxious over […]

TAL pledges to waive pandemic life insurer exclusions for super funds

The insurance company representing four major superannuation companies has pledged it will not apply pandemic exclusions for life insurance as the nation faces a rising death toll from the coronavirus pandemic. TAL is the insurer for UniSuper, Prime Super, TWU Super and NGS Super who all have exclusions for death insurance in the case of […]

Pandemic bonds prove good for investors, less so for nations battling coronavirus

Where to invest during the coronavirus crisis Barron’s managing editor Ben Levisohn, Barron’s associate editor Jack Hough and Barron’s reporter Carleton English and go over some financial positives in the midst of the coronavirus pandemics. LONDON (AP) — To offset the crushing costs of trying to stem a global epidemic, the World Bank and partners […]

Coronavirus pandemic casts pall over Democratic primary as states postpone votes

Postponing Florida primary isn’t a bad idea: Miami mayor Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, (R), says he suspects there are thousands of people in his community who have coronavirus but haven’t been tested yet. The Democratic presidential primary is consumed with uncertainty after leaders in Ohio called off Tuesday's election just hours before polls were set to open, […]