Uber driver Johan Nijman faces a difficult decision as federal unemployment aid expires: risk failing to pay for groceries and even lose his home, or resume driving and potentially catch COVID-19.
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Fresh U.S. pandemic stimulus should be more targeted: Raghuram Rajan
The United States should take a more targeted approach with its new pandemic aid so it can save ammunition in case of a future economic slowdown or a second wave of infections, former Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Thursday.
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube pull Trump posts over coronavirus misinformation
Facebook Inc on Wednesday took down a post by U.S. President Donald Trump, which the company said violated its rules against sharing misinformation about the coronavirus.
Stocks slip as investors wait for U.S. stimulus
Stocks slipped on Thursday as investors waited for signs of agreement on a U.S. aid package to counter damage from the coronavirus pandemic, with poor corporate earnings reports also weighing on European shares.
Facebook rejects request to release Myanmar officials’ data for genocide case
Facebook has objected to a request from Gambia, which has accused Myanmar at the World Court of genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority, to release posts and communications by members of Myanmar's military and police.
ViacomCBS beats estimates for revenue, profit on streaming boost
ViacomCBS Inc beat Wall Street's expectations for quarterly revenue and profit on Thursday as coronavirus shut-ins of millions of American households boosted demand for streaming, sending shares up 7% before the bell.
Two U.S. senators seek ban on collecting customer biometric data without consent
Two U.S. senators are proposing legislation to prohibit private companies from collecting biometric data without consumers and employees' consent.
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