Neiman Marcus declares Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Neiman Marcus declares Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Neiman Marcus declared bankruptcy on Thursday, making it the largest U.S. retailer to collapse since the coronavirus outbreak devastated the U.S. economy. The high-end department store chain had nearly $5 billion in annual sales, according to its most recent …

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More kids hospitalized in NYC with symptoms consistent with Kawasaki disease; could be linked to coronavirus

More kids hospitalized in NYC with symptoms consistent with Kawasaki disease; could be linked to coronavirus

Officials said on Wednesday that the number of children who have been hospitalized in New York City with symptoms consistent with a rare disease possibly linked to the coronavirus has nearly quadrupled to 64. Health officials said the illness has features of …

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Stay on evictions in New York will continue through August, Gov. Cuomo says

Stay on evictions in New York will continue through August, Gov. Cuomo says

New York residents struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic can’t be evicted by their landlords until at least Aug. 20, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday.  Cuomo’s announcement extends the state’s previous moratorium on evictions, which lasted only through Jun…

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Donald Trump twice ignored advice from his aides to press China’s Xi Jinping for transparency

Donald Trump twice ignored advice from his aides to press China’s Xi Jinping for transparency

President Donald Trump turned down suggestions by aides who suggested he press Chinese President Xi Jinping on transparency dealing with the coronavirus in January during a month when Trump praised Xi for it.  His administration continues to fault China for …

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Mueller prosecutor withdraws from Flynn case after questions surface concerning his compliance with court o…

Mueller prosecutor withdraws from Flynn case after questions surface concerning his compliance with court o…

Brandon Van Grack, a top Justice Department prosecutor and former member of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team, is no longer handling the case of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, it emerged Thursday afternoon — and just minutes after that n…

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U.S. House Democrats to attempt passing next coronavirus bill soon

U.S. House Democrats to attempt passing next coronavirus bill soon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday laid out the broad outlines of the next massive coronavirus-response bill Democrats will seek, with possible votes as soon as next week. Pelosi said the bill’s major compo…

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China takes step toward space station with new rocket launch

China takes step toward space station with new rocket launch

(CNN)China’s latest large carrier rocket made its first successful flight Tuesday, an important step in the nation’s plan to build a space station, according to state-run news agency Xinhua. The Long March-5B rocket blasted off from the Wenchang Space Launch…

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Uber cuts 3,700 in biggest SF tech layoffs during coronavirus

Uber cuts 3,700 in biggest SF tech layoffs during coronavirus

Uber will slash 3,700 recruiting and customer support staff in the largest round of layoffs to date for a San Francisco company during the coronavirus epidemic. The San Francisco ride-hailing company is cutting 14% of its total staff and expects to incur $20…

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