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Sat, Apr 17th, 2021
The Latest: Australia has 2nd likely Astra-Zeneca clot case

CANBERRA, Australia — Australian authorities have identified a second case of a rare blot clot likely linked to the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine.

JNJ : 162.24 (+1.15%)
Chilly weather doesn't dampen UK joy at lockdown easing

LONDON (AP) — People across Britain flocked to shed shaggy locks and browse for clothes, books and other “non-essential” items as shops, gyms, hairdressers, restaurant patios and beer gardens reopened...

5 Home Remodeling Trends to Watch for in 2021

After a year of spending more time at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many homeowners are looking for ways to make their homes fit their new realities. Open floor plans are out; dedicated spaces for...

Farmers file antitrust lawsuit against big ag companies

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A group of farmers has filed an antitrust case against several big agricultural companies, contending the companies worked together to ban e-commerce sales in order to keep prices...

CTVA : 47.50 (-0.04%)
Supply bottlenecks leave ships stranded, businesses stymied

NEW YORK (AP) — A trade bottleneck born of the COVID-19 outbreak has U.S. businesses anxiously awaiting goods from Asia — while off the coast of California, dozens of container ships sit anchored,...

Cyprus Orthodox Church to restore historic homes amid outcry

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The head of Cyprus’ Orthodox Church on Wednesday pledged to rebuild a row of historic homes that were partially demolished next to an under-construction cathedral amid a public...

'Pharma Bro' Shkreli loses 2nd bid for early prison release

NEW YORK (AP) — That’s another no for the “Pharma Bro.”

Restaurants, bars scramble for propane amid pandemic winter

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — With coronavirus restrictions forcing bars and restaurants to seat customers outside in the dead of winter, many are scrambling to nab erratic supplies of propane that fuel...

U.S. retail sales fell in December for 3rd straight month

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans cut back on spending in December for the third-straight month as a surge in virus cases kept people away from stores during the critical holiday shopping season.

M : 16.78 (+0.24%)
TGT : 208.55 (+1.36%)
JWN : 35.83 (-0.31%)
WMT : 140.61 (+0.32%)
The Latest: S Korea reports biggest daily death toll so far

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea says 40 more coronavirus patients have died in the past 24 hours, the highest daily number since the pandemic began.

JNJ : 162.24 (+1.15%)
PFE : 38.57 (+2.58%)
NVAX : 227.35 (+12.50%)
Home Depot to pay $20.8M fine for lax contractor oversight

Home Depot Inc. will pay a $20.8 million fine for failing to ensure that its contractors follow lead paint rules. The civil penalty announced Thursday by the Environmental Protection Agency is the largest...

HD : 328.08 (+1.65%)
Retail sales fell 1.1% in November, biggest drop in 7 months

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans held back on spending during the start of the holiday shopping season, a troubling sign for retailers and the state of the U.S. economy.

Many turn to real Christmas trees as bright spot amid virus

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ani Sirois, a respiratory nurse, has spent months caring for coronavirus patients at a Portland, Oregon, hospital, and she's only getting busier as infections — and hospitalizations...

WMT : 140.61 (+0.32%)
HD : 328.08 (+1.65%)
Nom Wah at 100: a cookbook about a restaurant and community

NEW YORK (AP) — Wilson Tang was getting ready to celebrate the 100th anniversary of his restaurant, Nom Wah Tea Parlor, last winter and launch his first-ever cookbook. Then COVID-19 arrived, and Chinatown’s...

Sales surge at Lowe's as the homebound take on more projects

Lowe's sales surged in the third quarter more people took on projects at home during the epidemic.

HD : 328.08 (+1.65%)
Millennial Money: Financial advice that rarely fits all

When I hear financial tips that are unrealistic or shame-inducing, I cringe. Any advice that makes complicated money moves seem like an easy path to profit is downright dangerous.

Millennial Money: Minimalist tips to maximize the holidays

After spending nearly $2,000 in gifts for her daughter’s first Christmas in 2017, Meg Nordmann knew her holiday strategy had to change.

The Latest: China says latest outbreak appears contained

BEIJING — Officials in the northwestern China region of Xinjiang say they believe they have contained the country’s latest coronavirus outbreak.

REGN : 502.60 (+1.61%)
Banksy artwork sells for almost $10 million at auction

LONDON (AP) — Banksy’s playful take on a famous Impressionist painting has sold at auction for 7.6 million pounds ($9.8 million), the second-highest price ever paid for a work by the British street...

Some businesses opening, expanding despite pandemic hurdles

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — First there was taco night, then barbecue sandwiches, followed by meats by the pound — all splashy marketing events to generate buzz leading up to Proof BBQ's grand opening...

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