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EU approves opening North Macedonia and Albania membership negotiations

EU approves opening North Macedonia and Albania membership negotiations

25.03.2020 | Rebecca Salamacha | 671

The EU agreed Tuesday that it would begin membership negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania.

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PG&E expands reorganization plans to comply with California bankruptcy law

PG&E expands reorganization plans to comply with California bankruptcy law

24.03.2020 | Angela Mauroni | 651

The Pacific Gas and Electric Company and the PG&E Corporation filed a motion on Friday with California bankruptcy court for a more expansive plan for reorganization to ensure that it is capable of paying its creditors in a timely fashion.

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Federal Reserve announces new measure to combat economic losses

Federal Reserve announces new measure to combat economic losses

24.03.2020 | Jacob Dougherty | 638

The Federal Reserve announced on Monday it is taking several steps to enhance access to credit and liquidity for consumers, municipalities, and small and large businesses.

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DOJ takes first steps to address fraudulent COVID-19 vaccine kits

DOJ takes first steps to address fraudulent COVID-19 vaccine kits

24.03.2020 | Emily Beeken | 605

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) took its first steps to combat COVID-19 related fraud on Saturday by filing a complaint in the US District Court for the Western District of Texas against an online company offering vaccine kits in exchange for a $4.95 shipping charge.

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Chile postpones referendum on new constitution amid coronavirus concerns

Chile postpones referendum on new constitution amid coronavirus concerns

23.03.2020 | Tyler Gillett | 607

Lawmakers in Chile on Thursday agreed to postpone a nationwide referendum on a new constitution amid concerns about the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

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New Uzbekistan law grants citizenship to nearly 50,000 stateless persons

New Uzbekistan law grants citizenship to nearly 50,000 stateless persons

23.03.2020 | Tyler Gillett | 691

The president of Uzbekistan signed legislation on Friday granting citizenship to some stateless persons within its borders.

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Ohio and Lousiana governors among many to issue “stay at home” orders among growing COVID-19 concerns

Ohio and Lousiana governors among many to issue “stay at home” orders among growing COVID-19 concerns

23.03.2020 | Rebecca Salamacha | 702

Ohio Governor DeWine and Louisiana Governor Edwards are the most recent to issue a statewide “stay at home” order Sunday.

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New York governor requires all nonessential workers to stay home

New York governor requires all nonessential workers to stay home

21.03.2020 | Erin Napoleon | 652

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced at a press conference Friday morning that all non-essential workers throughout New York State are required to stay home in an effort to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

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California governor issues statewide ‘stay at home’ order

California governor issues statewide ‘stay at home’ order

21.03.2020 | Daniel Klapper | 640

California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a statewide “stay at home” order on Thursday, amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.

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U.S. senators question Amazon on coronavirus safety at warehouses

U.S. senators question Amazon on coronavirus safety at warehouses

21.03.2020 | Jeffrey Dastin | 641

Four Democratic U.S. senators on Friday expressed concern in a letter to Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos that the world’s largest online retailer has not given enough support to warehouse staff during the coronavirus outbreak, according to a copy of the message seen by Reuters.

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