Whir of sewing machines ringing out as businesses cash in on face masks

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The Owners – Exclusive Official Trailer (2020) Maisie Williams

A group of friends think they found the perfect easy score – an empty house with a safe full of cash. But when the elderly couple that lives there comes home early the tables are suddenly turned. As a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues the would-be thieves are left to fight to save … Read more The Owners – Exclusive Official Trailer (2020) Maisie Williams

Why Kentucky might be the key to the Senate majority

Description: Amy McGrath is keeping Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell on his toes, after she won the Democratic nomination for Kentucky Senate earlier this summer. Now, the Republican establishment is having to spend time and money to ensure one of their party’s top leaders stays in office. Chris Cillizza explains why this is so important. … Read more Why Kentucky might be the key to the Senate majority

Siemens Heathineers to Buy Varian in $16.4 Billion Deal

Aug.03 — Siemens Healthineers AG Chief Executive Officer Bernd Montag discusses the company’s agreement to buy Varian Medical Systems for about $16.4 billion in cash in the biggest medical acquisition of the year, giving Healthineers a sizable market share in the rapidly growing field of cancer treatment. Montag speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe.”

South African economy projected to contract by 7.2% over COVID-19

The IMF has approved a 4.3 billion U.S. dollars loan to help South Africa fight the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. But cash injection doesn’t mean the country’s economy is out of the woods just yet. It’s still projected to contract by 7.2% this year. Angelo Coppola has more. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA … Read more South African economy projected to contract by 7.2% over COVID-19

Fed Sees Dim Outlook as Coronavirus Squeezes U.S. Economy

The Federal Reserve expressed concern Wednesday that the viral outbreak will act as a drag on the economy and hiring in the coming months and said it plans to keep its benchmark short-term interest rate pegged near zero. In a statement at the end of its policy-making meeting Wednesday, the Fed acknowledged that the economy … Read more Fed Sees Dim Outlook as Coronavirus Squeezes U.S. Economy

Trump Dismisses Democratic Demands for Virus Aid to Cash-Strapped Cities

President Donald Trump on Wednesday dismissed Democratic demands to include aid for cash-strapped cities in a new coronavirus relief package and lashed out at Republicans, saying they should “go back to school” if they reject money for a new FBI building in downtown Washington, D.C. Trump, speaking alongside Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at the White … Read more Trump Dismisses Democratic Demands for Virus Aid to Cash-Strapped Cities

DWS CFO Peel on $10.2 Billion Client Inflows, Rebound From Market Rout

Jul.29 — DWS Group Chief Financial Officer Claire Peel talks on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open” after the asset manager raked in 8.7 billion euros ($10.2 billion) of new client cash in the second quarter, rebounding from the coronavirus market rout on the strength of its passive funds.

Mecca Prepares for Scaled-Back Hajj

The vast white marble floors surrounding Islam’s holiest site, the cube-shaped Kaaba in Mecca, would normally be packed with hundreds of thousands of pilgrims from around the world the day before hajj. On Tuesday, however, only a few officials and workers putting last minute preparations in place were seen at the Grand Mosque housing the … Read more Mecca Prepares for Scaled-Back Hajj

Ex-Malaysian PM Najib Faces 12 Years After Guilty Verdict in Ex-1MDB Unit Trial

A Malaysia court sentenced former prime minister Najib Razakto 12 years imprisonment after ruling him guilty in the first of a series of trials linked to 1MDB. Najib was guilty Tuesday of all seven charges in the case involving 42 million ringgit ($10 million) of funds deposited in his personal accounts from a former unit of … Read more Ex-Malaysian PM Najib Faces 12 Years After Guilty Verdict in Ex-1MDB Unit Trial

India’s Water Crisis Forces Farmers to Rethink Their Crops

India’s 1.3 billion people have access to only about 4% of the world’s water resources, and farmers consume almost 90% of the groundwater water available. As global temperatures rise and overuse of water depletes existing resources, the threat to lives and businesses in Asia’s third-largest economy is projected to grow. Water shortages are already acute: … Read more India’s Water Crisis Forces Farmers to Rethink Their Crops

Malaysia’s Former PM Najib Found Guilty on 1 Charge in 1MDB Unit Trial

A Malaysia court has ruled former prime minister Najib Razak guilty in the first verdict to come in the series of trials linked to 1MDB. Najib was guilty Tuesday of one count of abuse of power in the case involving 42 million ringgit ($10 million) of funds deposited in his personal accounts from a former … Read more Malaysia’s Former PM Najib Found Guilty on 1 Charge in 1MDB Unit Trial

‘It’s Going to Suck:’ America’s Jobless Are About to Lose Their $600-a-Week Lifeline

In about two weeks millions of Americans could lose a crucial economic lifeline of this pandemic: $600 a week in extra federal unemployment benefits. The scheduled end will ripple through households and the entire economy. The program accounts for a big chunk of the Treasury Department’s record jobless payments last month, which exceeded $100 billion. … Read more ‘It’s Going to Suck:’ America’s Jobless Are About to Lose Their $600-a-Week Lifeline