Bodega owner: Coffee, food but no customers in 'ghost town'

NEW YORK (AP) — The shelves are stocked, the coffee percolating at Deli-licious delicatessen. The only thing missing are the customers — the office workers who would come by for brea...

24 hours in the life and death of a besieged New York City

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn is dark except for the streetlamps when Carla Brown’s alarm goes off at 5:15 a.m. -- much too early for an average Monday. But with the coronavirus laying siege to New York, t...

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New York (AP) — Coffee futures trading on the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) Wednesday: (37,500 lbs.; cents per lb.) ...

Employee at Chinese education company in US forged figures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Luckin Coffee and iQiyi, another Chinese company, TAL Education, has also been accused of cooking its books, leading its share price to slide precipitously, reports ...

Pandemic deals blow to plastic bag bans, plastic reduction

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Just weeks ago, cities and even states across the U.S. were busy banning straws, limiting takeout containers and mandating that shoppers bring reusable bags or pay a small fee as...

Computer issues at SBA said to hold up small business loans

NEW YORK (AP) — Small business owners hoping for quick help from the government’s emergency $349 billion lending program were still waiting Tuesday amid reports of computer problems at the Small Busin...

Businesses wait for word, money after applying for SBA loans

NEW YORK (AP) — Small business owners hoping for quick loans from the government were in a holding pattern Monday — waiting on their bank to either take their application or, if it did, send them the ...

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New York (AP) — Coffee futures trading on the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) Monday: (37,500 lbs.; cents per lb.) ...

Premier infuriated by Trump, says Canada helped US amId 9/11

TORONTO (AP) — The premier of the Canadian province that sheltered thousands of stranded American airline passengers after the 9/11 attacks said Sunday he’s infuriated that U.S. President Donald Trump...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau head demoted amid COVID-19 controversy

Chou Yung-hui (周永暉), director-general of the Tourism Bureau, has been demoted amid a controversy involving a high-ranking bureau official, whose misconduct led to one of his colleagues becoming infect...

Shares China’s Luckin Coffee plunge 81% after fake data claims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shares of the popular Chinese coffee chain Luckin Coffee (瑞幸咖啡) on Friday (April 3) sank as much as 81 percent after the company revealed in a statement that its senior ex...

Global diplomacy under the gun in the time of coronavirus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Entire countries are on lockdown, state visits canceled, travel curtailed, key meetings postponed or moved online. The coronavirus pandemic has dramatically altere...

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New York (AP) — Coffee futures trading on the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) Friday: (37,500 lbs.; cents per lb.) ...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. VIRUS DEATHS, UNEMPLOYMENT ACCELERATING Coronavirus deaths mount in Spain,...

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New York (AP) — Coffee futures trading on the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) Wednesday: (37,500 lbs.; cents per lb.) ...