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Markets US Bans Some Imports Made With Forced Labor From China's Xinjiang
Author: 0 US Bans Some Imports Made With Forced Labor From China's Xinjiang

The facility was identified as the Lop County No. 4 Vocational Skills Education and Training Center in Xinjiang, where CBP says it has information that "reasonably indicates" the use of prison labor to make hair products. "We are gathering more evidence there but also just doing a more thorough legal analysis to make sure we can withstand any legal assault once we proceed with it", he said in a conference call with reporters.

Markets Trump on TikTok: 'I'm not extending deadlines'
Author: 0 Trump on TikTok: 'I'm not extending deadlines'

Some analysts expected the U.S. government to extend the short-notice deadline - but Trump refuses to budge. The app, however, has sued the Trump administration in response to what it said is a "heavily politicized" executive order .

Markets U.S. coronavirus aid bill blocked anew
Author: 0 U.S. coronavirus aid bill blocked anew

All the Democrats and one Republican, Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky, voted against the bill. The Democratic vice presidential nominee, Kamala Harris, was campaigning in Miami and missed the vote. The Senate Republicans' proposal would have funded unemployment insurance, child care and coronavirus testing , and it would have created liability protections for businesses, schools and churches operating during the pandemic.

Markets Biden loses his Florida lead as Latino voters shift to Trump
Author: 0 Biden loses his Florida lead as Latino voters shift to Trump

Trump is also fighting to maintain support among veterans and those serving in the USA military after a magazine, citing four unnamed people, reported that he had referred to Marines buried in an American cemetery near Paris as "losers" and "suckers" and declined to visit their graves during a 2018 trip to France.

Markets B.C. adds 15300 jobs in August but growth slows amid recovery
Author: 0 B.C. adds 15300 jobs in August but growth slows amid recovery

It appears that Canada's labour market continues to rebound from its coronavirus-induced historic slump of March and April , as the unemployment rate falls to 10.2%. The survey results were gathered from August 9 to 15. Many of these workers, who are employed in service sectors such as food and accommodation, had been laid off in the early stages of the pandemic and are now returning to work.

Markets Coronavirus: Railways to run 80 new special trains from September 12
Author: 0 Coronavirus: Railways to run 80 new special trains from September 12

These trains will be restricted stoppages in view of the suggestions of the state government, the railways said. Earlier, Indian Railways had declared about its plan to run 100 more trains. "It is also possible that some new trains would be introduced or the existing trains might be renamed or rescheduled", Yadav said. It is true that the tenders and land acquisition were delayed a bit due to the coronavirus pandemic, but I can say that the project is progressing well.

Markets More people in the Quinte region are getting back to work
Author: 0 More people in the Quinte region are getting back to work

The number of job seekers has also continued to rise over the past six months. Expectations are for a gain again in August, but at a slower pace than previous months. White unemployment fell to 7.3% from 9.2%. An increase in government employment largely reflected the temporary hiring for the 2020 Census . Only Toronto is in between the two Alberta cities with a rate of 13.9 per cent.

Markets Wall Street ends lower as tech shares tumble amid selloff
Author: 0 Wall Street ends lower as tech shares tumble amid selloff

U.S. -listed Chinese companies traded mostly lower, with six of the top 10 stocks by weight in the S&P U.S. Listed China 50 index ending the day on a downbeat note. Apple slid 1.8%, Amazon dropped 3.6% and Zoom fell 5.9%. Since this correction affected the well-being of many leaders who are large shareholders of the companies they lead, the four richest representatives of the sector became poorer by $ 25 billion at once.

Markets Unemployment dips as 246000 jobs added in August: StatCan
Author: 0 Unemployment dips as 246000 jobs added in August: StatCan

But In Thursday's report, the department tweaked the way it adjusts its calculations to account for seasonal changes, thereby making it hard to compare last week's figure with previous weeks'. It's hard to make sense of this. "There are almost 30 million Americans now or soon-to-be receiving unemployment insurance benefits, roughly 1 out of every 5 people in the workforce", he said.

Markets Walmart Is Launching a Walmart+ Membership for $98 on September 15
Author: 0 Walmart Is Launching a Walmart+ Membership for $98 on September 15

The first and biggest aspect of Walmart + is the Unlimited Free Delivery. Non-members now get free two-day deliveries for millions of items on orders of $35 or more. To qualify, orders must be at least $35 (roughly Rs. 2,600). Walmart+ benefits will be available on top of the retailers' standard offerings such as free curbside pickup, and both next-day and two-day delivery, the company said.

Markets United Airlines Is Getting Rid of Domestic Flight Change Fees Forever
Author: 0 United Airlines Is Getting Rid of Domestic Flight Change Fees Forever

It's an ideal opportunity to bid farewell to the $200 ticket-change expense. CEO Scott Kirby said in a video statement the changes come in response to the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak. "American and Delta don't have much of a choice", Henry Harteveldt of Atmosphere Research Group, told The Points Guy . Alongside United, they were reserving record incomes before the pandemic squashed interest, on account of charges for things like handling baggage or picking a seat.

Markets Biden paints Trump as someone who 'sows chaos rather than providing order'
Author: 0 Biden paints Trump as someone who 'sows chaos rather than providing order'

With Trump trailing in election polling, he and his campaign have sought to paint Democrats as incapable or unwilling to crack down on the unrest, and the president warned voters that they "won't be safe" if Biden wins. The temperature in the country is higher, tensions run stronger, divisions run deeper. "We've arrived at a moment in this campaign we all know, including the president in front of me, knew we'd get to: the moment when Donald Trump would be so desperate, he'd do anything to ...

Markets Gold Rebounds as Investors Weigh Fed’s New Approach on Inflation
Author: 0 Gold Rebounds as Investors Weigh Fed’s New Approach on Inflation

European stocks were mixed on Friday as markets continued to try and make sense of the historic shift on inflation announced by US Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell . Powell called the move a "robust updating of Fed policy". "There's is still a healthy economy under here, except for this area that's been directly affected by COVID", Powell said in a discussion as part of the Jackson Hole central banking conference.

Markets Vladimir Putin says he has police on standby to enter Belarus
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin says he has police on standby to enter Belarus

On July 29, 32 Russian citizens were apprehended near Minsk, and another was detained in southern Belarus. " However, they were dragged onto Belarusian territory and painted as a potential force being used to destabilize the situation during the election campaign, which was absolutely untrue ", Putin explained.

Markets Trump's postal-vote tweet misleading, says Twitter
Author: 0 Trump's postal-vote tweet misleading, says Twitter

Other users will be able to quote tweet Trump's post, but they are not able to like, reply or retweet it. One claim in Trump's lawsuit, filed in June, seeks to outlaw drop boxes or other collection sites that some counties used in the June 2 primary to help gather a record-smashing number of mail-in ballots.

Markets Republican party re-nominates Trump as presidential candidate, Pence as V-P
Author: 0 Republican party re-nominates Trump as presidential candidate, Pence as V-P

His harsh attacks against Democrats who are trying to expand mail voting and demonstrators protesting deaths in police custody, for example, often delight his die-hard loyalists. Unlike the Democratic roll call last week, which presented a country-crossing mosaic highlighting America's diverse population and varied landscapes, the Republican delegates - almost all of whom were white - attended the convention in person and spoke in front of a white backdrop featuring the convention hashtag.