U.S. Democrats have delayed their presidential nominating convention in Wisconsin by more than a month to Aug. 17, after the party's leading candidate, Joe Biden, said the massive gathering should be rescheduled amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic, news outlet Politico reported on Thursday.
Ford Motor Co's U.S. sales chief
said on Thursday the automaker believes some level of government
stimulus will be needed for consumers once the coronavirus
pandemic recedes and that the crisis will spur a permanent shift
toward more online vehicle sales in America.
The United Nations and Western allies are pointing to the threat of coronavirus to push Yemen's combatants to agree to fresh talks to end a war that has left millions vulnerable to disease, the U.N. and sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
Iranian authorities ignored warnings by doctors in late December and January of an increasing number of patients with high fevers and lung infections in the historic city of Qom, which turned out to be the epicentre of Iran’s coronavirus outbreak, said two health ministry officials, a former ministry official and three doctors.
U.S. stocks index futures gave up early gains on Thursday after the number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits topped a whopping 6 million as more jurisdictions enforced stay-at-home measures to curb the coronavirus.
Former New York Knicks star Stephon Marbury is working with a company in China to sell 10 million masks to his hometown at cost instead of a profit. He tells Anderson Cooper why it was important for him to do so.
Carnival Corp , the world's largest cruise operator, said it has raised $6.25 billion by issuing new debt and equity on Wednesday, borrowing at a high cost to weather the economic storm of the coronavirus pandemic.
Canada and the United States have closed their border to non-essential traffic to limit the spread of the new coronavirus, but one rural corner of the vast frontier remains open: an indigenous territory that straddles the two countries.
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