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Coronavirus live updates: Virus concerns fall in swing states; University of Iowa president blames businesses for outbreak

New cases of the coronavirus continue to fall in the U.S., as does testing across the country, according to data compiled by Covid Tracking Project, a volunteer project founded by journalists at The Atlantic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention quietly revised its testing guidance earlier this week to say that most people without …

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Dick’s Sporting Goods crushes Wall Street estimates as online sales surge 194%, shares soar

An employee of Dick’s Sporting Goods in Destiny USA mall delivers products to a shopper, as customers pick up goods from retailers offering curbside pick up as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions ease in Syracuse, New York, U.S., May 15, 2020. Zachary Krahmer | Reuters Dick’s Sporting Goods reported eye-popping quarterly earnings and sales growth Wednesday, …

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Truck technology that could help manage traffic gets funding boost

ChrisHepburn | E+ | Getty Images Amey has been awarded extra funding to develop technology that could change the way traffic management on roads is carried out, boosting safety in the process. In an announcement on Tuesday the firm, which is owned by Spanish infrastructure giant Ferrovial, said it had received £759,000 ($998,259) from Highways …

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Hurricane Laura is now forecast to intensify to a catastrophic Category 4 as it nears U.S. Gulf Coast

Hurricane Laura is forecast to rapidly power up into a “catastrophic” Category 4 hurricane, even stronger than previously expected, as it churns toward Texas and Louisiana, gathering wind and water that swirls over much of the Gulf of Mexico. Satellite images show that Laura has become “a formidable hurricane” in recent hours, threatening to smash …

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Trump ban on WeChat would hit U.S. business revenues, survey says

The Tencent Holdings Ltd. WeChat app is displayed in the App Store on a smartphone in an arranged photograph taken in Arlington, Virginia, on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images President Donald Trump’s executive order on messaging app WeChat would hit revenue for companies in China subject to U.S. jurisdiction, according …

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U.S. charges Teva in generic drugs price-fixing probe

The U.S. Department of Justice building is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 21, 2019. Leah Millis | Reuters The U.S. Justice Department charged Teva Pharmaceutical on Tuesday with conspiring with competitors to raise prices for generic drugs. The Justice Department has been investigating allegations the company colluded with other drugmakers to push up the prices …

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From ‘happy hypoxia’ to purpuric rashes — here are all the perilous ways the coronavirus attacks the body

A nurse wears personal protective equipment (PPE) as she cares for a coronavirus COVID-19 patient in the intensive care unit (I.C.U.) at Regional Medical Center on May 21, 2020 in San Jose, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images It’s been almost eight months since Chinese scientists first identified the coronavirus and doctors are still discovering …

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Weather, reinforcements are helping in battling the California wildfires

Firefighters hard-pressed by some of the largest wildfires in California history scrambled Wednesday to take advantage of cooler weather and an influx of aid as they carved and burned containment lines around the flames. “Every percent of containment is hours and hours of sweat and blood up on those lines,” Jonathan Cox, deputy chief with …

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An economic decoupling of the U.S. and China is ‘a long way away,’ says former IMF China head

China’s President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump during a meeting outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Artyom Ivanov | TASS | Getty Images An economic decoupling of the U.S. and China is “a long way away,” but moving away from a U.S.-centric system certainly appeals to Beijing, said Eswar Prasad, previously head …

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Balance was key to Hormel’s record quarter, despite foodservice woes, CEO says

Despite the challenges faced by the foodservice industry, Hormel managed to post strong numbers in its third quarter for fiscal 2020, CEO Jim Snee told CNBC’s Jim Cramer Tuesday. “We just had a record quarter” that was “so broad based,” he said in a “Mad Money” interview. Hormel, the producer of Spam, Skippy, Applegate and …

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