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Space Perspective to Carry Passengers to

Space Perspective to Carry Passengers to "Edge of Space" Using Balloon

Increase the speed of the balloon is 12 miles per hour. In 2013, World View also sent uncrewed payloads on balloon-shaped space transports known as Stratollites. They worked on the balloon and craft...

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Administration drops secrecy posture on small business aid

Administration drops secrecy posture on small business aid

Almost 75% of the total loan amounts approved are over $150,000 and will be subject to full disclosure, according to the Treasury Department and the SBA. Government watchdogs overseeing the law rais...

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Pandemic erases Quebec’s projected surplus, throws province into $15-billion deficit

Pandemic erases Quebec’s projected surplus, throws province into $15-billion deficit

That figure includes a $4-billion contingency fund that Eric Girard said will help the province survive a second wave of the novel coronavirus. Girard said he has offered some direct aid but prefers i...

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Covid-19: PM Modi launches Garib Kalyan Rojgar scheme for migrant workers

Covid-19: PM Modi launches Garib Kalyan Rojgar scheme for migrant workers

Underlining that migrant workers were always in the Centre's thoughts during the lockdown, the prime minister said it is an endeavour of his government that workers get jobs near their home and help i...

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Five new COVID-19 cases in Ottawa; no new deaths

As of Friday night, Canada was reporting 100,629 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 409 from the previous report. Toronto Public Health announced 53 new coronavirus cases Saturday, bringi...

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Spain expects swift decision on travel corridor with Britain

Spain expects swift decision on travel corridor with Britain

Those intending to travel to Spain within the next few days are strongly advised to check their travel insurance, as the Foreign Office has maintained the conditions of the "Exceptional Travel Advisor...

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Sisters Food Group Temporarily Shuts Welsh Poultry Plant

Sisters Food Group Temporarily Shuts Welsh Poultry Plant

In a statement, the company said: "The health, safety and wellbeing of our colleagues is ultimately the thing that matters most at our business". "As a company policy we will confirm cases but will ...

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Taco Bell Apologizes to Man Fired For Wearing Black Lives Matter Mask

Taco Bell Apologizes to Man Fired For Wearing Black Lives Matter Mask

Ultimately, though, the portions of the message in Daniel's tweet show no evidence that Skinner violated store policy by wearing a Black Lives Matter mask. A Taco Bell employee lost his employmen...

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Wirecard's missing $2.1 billion didn't enter Philippine financial system, central bank says

Wirecard's missing $2.1 billion didn't enter Philippine financial system, central bank says

But it has been under scrutiny since a whistleblower alleged that it owed its success in part to a web of sham transactions, a scandal that some fear will now damage Germany's reputation. "The downgra...

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Russia Cuts Rates to Lowest in Recent History and Hints at More

Russia Cuts Rates to Lowest in Recent History and Hints at More

Annual inflation reached 3.1% as of June 15, remaining below the 4% target, contained by a recovery in the rouble as Russia's lockdown measures suppressed consumer demand. "The effect of short-term pr...

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Fuel prices record 14th consecutive hike on Saturday

Fuel prices record 14th consecutive hike on Saturday

State-run oil-marketing companies (OMCs) are now seeking to revive their marketing margins, which had taken a hit after prices remained unchanged for about a month to accommodate the sharp Rs 10-13/li...

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The United States Supreme Court Grants Protection to LGBTQ Workers

The United States Supreme Court Grants Protection to LGBTQ Workers

In Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru, Becket is representing two California churches that did not renew the contracts of lay teachers by declaring them to be "ministers" whose employ...

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Nebraska reports lowest unemployment rate in country, Iowa drops to 10%

Nebraska reports lowest unemployment rate in country, Iowa drops to 10%

Unemployment rates in ME could be twice as high as the official estimate, according to the Department of Labor. Counties with the highest unemployment rates are: Wilcox County at 19.3%, Lowndes County...

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College Student Kills Himself After Seeing Huge Stock Loss

College Student Kills Himself After Seeing Huge Stock Loss

F**k Robinhood '. Forbes first reported on the death ; it linked to a tweet from Brewster with a screenshot showing a negative $US730,000 cash balance in Kearns' account. Silicon Valley-based R...

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One victor of €6.9m Lotto jackpot

One victor of €6.9m Lotto jackpot

The OLG prize centre in Toronto remains temporarily closed to the public due to COVID-19. There was no victor of the Lotto Plus 1 draw, however, one lucky player did scoop the €250,000 jackpot in th...

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Government debt exceeds GDP for the first time since 1963

Government debt exceeds GDP for the first time since 1963

The rise was at the top end of economists' forecasts in a Reuters poll but still left sales 13.1% down on a year ago. Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey said on Thursday the economy appeared to ...

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KIA Carnival can appear on the Russian market

KIA Carnival can appear on the Russian market

The updated version is expected to go on sale in worldwide markets later this year. As the teaser makes clear, the new Carnival will carry a fresh design that will bring the look in line with Kia'...

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Cruise Lines to Suspend Trips From US Until Mid-September

Cruise Lines to Suspend Trips From US Until Mid-September

Royal Caribbean Cruises shares were down 7.31% at $55.04. The cruise business globally has collapsed after several liners, including some owned by Carnival's Princess Cruises, became coronavirus...

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Hertz Halted for News After SEC Cites Concern on Stock-Sale Plan

Hertz Halted for News After SEC Cites Concern on Stock-Sale Plan

Refrain from investing in bankrupted companies who have offered stocks to investors. Last week, Hertz won bankruptcy court approval to sell up to $1 billion in stock. Pitt also contended that the ...

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Tesla homing in on Austin for Cybertruck Terafactory

Tesla homing in on Austin for Cybertruck Terafactory

Tesla's sole USA vehicle assembly plant in Fremont, California, covers 5.3 million square feet - a large plant, but not large enough for the growing company. KXAN also reported that the United Auto ...

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Lloyd's of London and Greene King sorry for historical slavery links

Lloyd's of London and Greene King sorry for historical slavery links

As the Black Lives Matter protests have proliferated, some politicians have stumbled. It has also launched a quantity of new initiatives aimed at establishing Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) expe...

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Trump warns of decoupling from China

Trump warns of decoupling from China

According to Pompeo, Yang said China is committed to maintaining agriculture purchases that were crucial to Trump's support of the deal. President Donald Trump warned on Thursday the US had t...

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United States stocks open higher as energy sector leads gains

United States stocks open higher as energy sector leads gains

The S&P 500's modest gains were concentrated in four of the composite's 11 major sectors. Biogen Inc dropped 7.5% after a USA district court ruled in favor of generic drugmaker Mylan NV in a patent ...

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Brexit talks to enter 'hot phase' from September - German government document

Brexit talks to enter 'hot phase' from September - German government document

The document, dated 15 June, says that member states should begin putting contingency plans in place for what it described as "no deal 2.0" and that European Union states should not accede "at any pri...

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Recovery Fund deal needed by end of July - Conte - English

Recovery Fund deal needed by end of July - Conte - English

Later, von der Leyen was to unveil an action plan that would see Brussels sign "advance purchase contracts" with vaccine producers, financed by the bloc's emergency aid instrument - around 2.4 billion...

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Ontario Has 3 Different Plans Right Now For Schools Reopening

Ontario Has 3 Different Plans Right Now For Schools Reopening

The province, along with leading doctors and experts, will review the plans of each school board, and the effectiveness of the models will be evaluated once the school year begins. "Nothing is more im...

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La Encantada Apple Store temporarily closing after uptick in COVID cases

La Encantada Apple Store temporarily closing after uptick in COVID cases

Over the last weeks, Arizona has reported 286.7 new cases per 100,000 people, which ranks first in the country for new cases per capita. Apple in a statement said that it is temporarily closing store...

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Sarcastic George Clooney To President Trump:

Sarcastic George Clooney To President Trump: "Thanks For Making Juneteenth Famous"

Trump told the newspaper that "nobody had ever heard of" the holiday, which 47 states officially commemorate or observe, until after he scheduled a rally initially set to take place on Juneteenth th...

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American Airlines Bans Passenger Who Refused to Wear Face Mask

American Airlines Bans Passenger Who Refused to Wear Face Mask

A spokesperson for the airline explained that Straka will be banned from flying American for as long as its mask requirements are in place. "Mr. Straka stated to our airport team members that he w...

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Black Twitter Checks Crying 'Officer Karen' Over McDonald's Order

Black Twitter Checks Crying 'Officer Karen' Over McDonald's Order

That video has since been viewed some 7.8 million times on Facebook alone, with well over 200,000 shares. The bonkers video was shared to Twitter by "Ann" - a pro-Trump, pro life and "constitution...

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China-Africa summit important solidarity platform to fight coronavirus: WHO chief

China-Africa summit important solidarity platform to fight coronavirus: WHO chief

During the Summit, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi called for prioritizing the safety of medical teams in the African states amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, as he gave a speech in a ...

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Zoom new feature: All users to get end-to-end encryption

Zoom new feature: All users to get end-to-end encryption

The video conferencing platform has announced all users, paid and free will be able to benefit from the boosted security protection soon, with a beta rolling out in July. Zoom said, "Many leading comp...

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Following Aunt Jemima announcement, Uncle Ben's rice announced it will follow suit

Following Aunt Jemima announcement, Uncle Ben's rice announced it will follow suit

The woman on the label is associated with the derogatory imagery of a friendly African American in the employment of a white family as a domestic servant or nanny, according to Reuters . The mascots ...

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Unemployment rate rose to 7.1% in May

Unemployment rate rose to 7.1% in May

Full-time employment fell 89,100, while part-time tumbled 138,600The under-utilization rate that combines unemployment and under-employment was nearly unchanged at 20.2%Monthly hours worked fell 0.7% ...

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Reliance Industries' shares rally 5%; market cap crosses Rs 11 lakh crore

Reliance Industries' shares rally 5%; market cap crosses Rs 11 lakh crore

Reliance Industries is now "in its golden decade", said billionaire Mukesh Ambani as his group became net debt-free, much ahead of its original goal of achieving the status by the end of March 2021...

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