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Global Shares Drop on Worries Over Surging Virus Cases

Global Shares Drop on Worries Over Surging Virus Cases

BUSINESS | By Yuri Kageyama | Nov 13, 2020

Global shares mostly traded lower Friday as rising cases of coronavirus infections in the U.S., Europe and Asia add to worries that economies will once again be hamstrung by pandemic restrictions on travel and businesses.

Airline Alliances Urge Testing Over Quarantines

Airline Alliances Urge Testing Over Quarantines

BUSINESS | Nov 12, 2020

Three global airline alliances are urging governments to put into practice common guidelines for passenger testing and digital health pass technology, to help people start flying again.

Tweedle Farms: Oregon's First 'Farm-to-Table' Hemp Flower Farm

Tweedle Farms: Oregon's First 'Farm-to-Table' Hemp Flower Farm

SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 11, 2020

While countless CBD goods have flooded the market, rarely is there a reliable source of hemp flowers. Until now.

Apple Unveils First Macs Built to Run More like iPhones

Apple Unveils First Macs Built to Run More like iPhones

BUSINESS | By Michael Liedtke | Nov 11, 2020

Apple is rolling out new Mac computers powered by the same kind of chips that run iPhones and iPads, a move aimed at making it easier for its most popular products to work together.

Future of Business Travel Unclear as Virus Upends Work Life

Future of Business Travel Unclear as Virus Upends Work Life

BUSINESS | By Dee-Ann Durbin and David Koenig | Nov 11, 2020

Those who travel for work don't expect to do so until the middle of next year.

CBD Unlimited: A Game-Changer for an Emerging Industry

CBD Unlimited: A Game-Changer for an Emerging Industry

SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 10, 2020

If you're wondering what industry is booming in 2020 amid the stress of the coronavirus pandemic and the nail-biting national election this November, look no further than CBD.

Updated Menu and Celebrity Collaborations Pump McDonald's Sales

Updated Menu and Celebrity Collaborations Pump McDonald's Sales

BUSINESS | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Nov 10, 2020

McDonald's U.S. sales roared back in the third quarter with new menu items and attention-grabbing celebrity collaborations.

VF Adds to Its Slick Brand Roster, Buys NYC's Supreme

VF Adds to Its Slick Brand Roster, Buys NYC's Supreme

BUSINESS | By Michelle Chapman | Nov 10, 2020

The company that owns niche brands like The North Face and Vans is adding to that portfolio with Supreme, a slick streetwear fashion brand.

Lots of Finger Pointing as Honolulu Rail Runs Out of Money

Lots of Finger Pointing as Honolulu Rail Runs Out of Money

BUSINESS | By Audrey McAvoy | Nov 8, 2020

The latest cost estimate for the 20-mile (32-kilometer) rail line is $9.1 billion — nearly double the $5.5 billion budgeted at the time of the project's 2011 groundbreaking.

UK and EU to 'Redouble Efforts' on Post-Brexit Trade Deal

UK and EU to 'Redouble Efforts' on Post-Brexit Trade Deal

BUSINESS | By Pan Pylas | Nov 8, 2020

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the head of the European Union's executive arm agreed Saturday to stay in contact as their negotiating teams step up efforts to conclude a post-Brexit trade deal.

New York AG: Sotheby's Helped Rich Art Lover Skirt Taxes

New York AG: Sotheby's Helped Rich Art Lover Skirt Taxes

BUSINESS | By Jennifer Peltz | Nov 7, 2020

Sotheby's helped an art collector dodge millions of dollars in New York sales taxes, the state attorney general said in a lawsuit filed Friday.

Marriott Bounces Back as Activity in China Surges

Marriott Bounces Back as Activity in China Surges

BUSINESS | Nov 6, 2020

Marriott reported some dramatic improvements in the third quarter as travel demand rebounded in China.

Uber's Food Delivery Service Outshines Ride Service

Uber's Food Delivery Service Outshines Ride Service

BUSINESS | Nov 6, 2020

Uber's food delivery business brought in more money during the third quarter than its signature rides business, showing just how much consumer behavior has changed.

Restaurant Chain Friendly's Hits Pandemic Wall

Restaurant Chain Friendly's Hits Pandemic Wall

BUSINESS | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Nov 4, 2020

Friendly's Restaurants, the 85-year-old East Coast dining chain known for its Fribble milkshakes and ice cream sundaes, is filing for bankruptcy protection.

ImLive Offers 220 Gallons of Lube to Deter Election Protesters

ImLive Offers 220 Gallons of Lube to Deter Election Protesters

BUSINESS | Nov 3, 2020

"We wanted to extend a helping hand and ensure people's safety while they took to the streets tonight and want to make sure no one is climbing street poles and inevitably getting hurt," said a company representative.

Pandemic Reinvents Holiday Hiring for Retailers

Pandemic Reinvents Holiday Hiring for Retailers

BUSINESS | By Anne D'Innocenzio, Alexandra Olson | Nov 2, 2020

Wanted this holiday shopping season: Cart sanitizers, curbside delivery workers and mask enforcers.

Former Employee Sues China Southern, Alleging LGBTQ Discrimination

Former Employee Sues China Southern, Alleging LGBTQ Discrimination

BUSINESS | By Huizhong Wu | Nov 2, 2020

A former flight attendant is suing China Southern Airlines for suspending him after his sexual orientation was made public without his consent last year, in a rare legal maneuver that pits him against the country's largest airline.

Netflix Raising US Streaming Prices Amid Booming Growth

Netflix Raising US Streaming Prices Amid Booming Growth

BUSINESS | By Michael Liedtke | Oct 31, 2020

Netflix is raising most of its U.S. prices by 8% to 13% as its video streaming service rides a wave of rising popularity spurred by government-imposed lockdowns that corralled people at home during the fight against the pandemic.

Judge Postpones Trump's TikTok Ban in Suit Brought by Users

Judge Postpones Trump's TikTok Ban in Suit Brought by Users

BUSINESS | By Matt O'Brien | Oct 31, 2020

A federal judge has postponed President Donald Trump's threatened shutdown of the popular short-form video app TikTok, siding with a Pennsylvania comedian and two other TikTok creators who say Trump's order hampers their free speech.

Orlando's Parliament House to Close, Reopen in New Location

Orlando's Parliament House to Close, Reopen in New Location

BUSINESS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 30, 2020

Parliament House, a popular gay nightclub and resort in Orlando, announced it is closing its current location next month and will reopen in a new location soon.

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