Economy & Business

Photo by: STRF/STAR MAX/IPx 2020 9/13/20 TikTok chooses Oracle as U.S. 'Technology Partner'. ByteDance rejects Microsoft's Bid…
Chinese-owned short video app chose to sell itself to Oracle over Microsoft   
Michelle Quinn
Mon, 09/14/2020 - 10:16 AM
New York Jets wide receiver Josh Bellamy in action before an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Oct. 6,…
Justice Department charges say NFL wide receiver Josh Bellamy personally obtained $1.2 million in forgivable government stimulus loans
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Fri, 09/11/2020 - 04:01 PM
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks from the Senate Chamber after a cloture vote on a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) economic relief package on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 10, 2020.
The $500 billion proposal put forward by Senate Republicans failed to advance to debate on a 52-47 vote
Katherine Gypson
Thu, 09/10/2020 - 04:39 PM
oil facility in Jubeil,  Saudi Arabia
Many Arab countries, like Jordan, do not have the financial cushion that oil producers can draw on at this time
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Thu, 09/10/2020 - 03:11 PM
FILE - Job seekers line up outside the Mississippi Department of Employment Security WIN Job Center in Pearl, Mississippi, Aug. 31, 2020.
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884,000 jobless filing for assistance virtually unchanged from previous week
Ken Bredemeier
Thu, 09/10/2020 - 10:38 AM
EU Chief negotiator Michel Barnier, centre, is led by security as he leaves the Europa house in London, Sept. 10, 2020.
Brexit negotiations hit new low midweek as European Union’s top leaders in Brussels reacted angrily to British prime minister's plans to override a key part of withdrawal agreement
Jamie Dettmer
Thu, 09/10/2020 - 10:23 AM
A currency trader walks by the screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the foreign exchange dealing…
Nikkei index in Tokyo closes 0.8% higher
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Thu, 09/10/2020 - 05:33 AM
A logo of Apple is seen outside at the upcoming Apple Marina Bay Sands store in Singapore, September 8, 2020. REUTERS/Edgar Su
The tech giant’s policy prohibits harassment and abuse and specifies a 60-hour maximum workweek, as well as at least one day off per week, among other protections
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Thu, 09/10/2020 - 03:49 AM
President Donald Trump holds a signed memorandum to expand the offshore drilling moratorium to Florida's Atlantic coast,…
Critics see political move in key swing states ahead of November election
VOA science Correspondent Steve Baragona
Wed, 09/09/2020 - 06:07 PM
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a virtual news conference at Downing Street, London, Sept. 9, 2020.
EU officials demand emergency meeting with London over proposed legislation
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Wed, 09/09/2020 - 12:36 PM
The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, Sept. 8, 2020.
Europe resilient after Asia hit with shockwave from tech-heavy Nasdaq’s freefall on Tuesday, plus setback in search for COVID-19 vaccine
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Wed, 09/09/2020 - 08:01 AM
Workers plant tobacco in Mazowe district, September 5, 2020.(VOA/Columbus Mavhunga)
Black farmers fear losing land taken from white farmers under Mugabe
Columbus Mavhunga
Wed, 09/09/2020 - 04:07 AM
FILE - A man sweeps the floor near bread at a bakery in Azaz, Syria, Jan. 26, 2020.
Bread and fuel shortages cause pain and suffering across Syria
Edward Yeranian
Tue, 09/08/2020 - 02:43 PM
FILE - Children get picked up to go home after school in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Companies that pay for child care say they do it because preventing unplanned absences by employees saves them money
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Tue, 09/08/2020 - 09:45 AM
FILE - A general view at the start of a round of post-Brexit trade deal talks between the EU and the United Kingdom, in Brussels, Belgium, June 29, 2020.
Negotiators on both sides of English Channel say this week is 'moment of reckoning' for post-Brexit trade deal between European Union and Britain
Jamie Dettmer
Tue, 09/08/2020 - 09:39 AM