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Brazil tops 15 million coronavirus cases

Brazil hit a grim milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic of Friday (May 7), registering over 15 million cases in Latin America's worst affected country.  Brazil recorded 78,886 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the...

S&P 500, Dow end at record highs as weak jobs data eases rate worries

The S&P 500 and the Dow hit record highs on Friday (May 7), while megacap growth stocks drove a recovery on Nasdaq after U.S. jobs data eased concerns over prospects for rising rates. U.S....

‘One of the most disappointing jobs reports of all time,’ says analyst

U.S. employers hired far fewer workers than expected in April, likely frustrated by labor shortages, leaving them scrambling to met booming demand as the economy reopens amid rapidly improving public health and massive financial help from the...

Indian Muslims throng markets for Eid shopping amid raging pandemic

 Indian Muslims crowded markets and mosques in India's southern city of Hyderabad on the last Friday (May 7) of the holy month of Ramadan, as a deadly second COVID-19 wave was sweeping through the country.

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will not seek re-election

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, who was seen as a possible running mate for Joe Biden in last year's U.S. presidential election, said on Friday (May 7) she will not seek a second term in office.

Grand jury indicts four former police officers in George Floyd’s death

A federal grand jury in Minneapolis has indicted four ex-police officers involved in the arrest and death of George Floyd on charges they violated Floyd's civil rights while detaining him last year, according to court documents unsealed...

Chronic drought, water mismanagement leave parts of Pakistan’s Karachi high and dry

Every fortnight, a man comes to this dusty area in Pakistan's commercial city of Karachi and bangs a stone on an electric pole signalling the start of water distribution by a charity. It's a...

A look inside Texas facility where migrant families and children are processed

The U.S. Department of Defense released on Thursday (May 6) video of migrant families and children undergoing processing procedures at a facility in southeastern Texas, near the U.S.-Mexico border. According the U.S. Customs and...

Floyd Mayweather, Logan Paul talk trash ahead of next month’s exhibition boxing match

Undefeated former world champion Floyd Mayweather and YouTube star-turned-amateur boxer Logan Paul took the stage Thursday (May 6) to promote next month's exhibition boxing match.. The pair talked plenty of trash and posed for...

Dow closes at record high after upbeat jobless claims report

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record high on Thursday (May 6), bolstered by an upbeat weekly jobless claims report, while shares of vaccine makers dipped after U.S. President Joe Biden backed plans to waive...

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Brazil tops 15 million coronavirus cases

Brazil hit a grim milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic of Friday (May 7), registering over 15 million...

S&P 500, Dow end at record highs as weak jobs data eases rate worries

The S&P 500 and the Dow hit record highs on Friday (May 7), while megacap growth stocks drove a recovery on Nasdaq...

‘One of the most disappointing jobs reports of all time,’ says analyst

U.S. employers hired far fewer workers than expected in April, likely frustrated by labor shortages, leaving them scrambling to met booming demand...

Indian Muslims throng markets for Eid shopping amid raging pandemic

 Indian Muslims crowded markets and mosques in India's southern city of Hyderabad on the last Friday (May 7) of the holy month...

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will not seek re-election

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, who was seen as a possible running mate for Joe Biden in last year's U.S. presidential election,...