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Is Epic Games' showdown with Apple turning into 2021-05-09 16:12:52If Epic Games hopes to dismantle the fortress surrounding Apple’s iPhone and its app store, the video game maker probably will need to roll out

Cyberattack on US pipeline is linked to criminal 2021-05-09 16:08:18The cyberextortion attempt that forced the shutdown of a vital U.S. pipeline was carried out by a criminal gang known as DarkSide that cultivates a Ro

EU launches conference to debate its future with 2021-05-09 16:03:27EU begins a wide consultation process to design the shape of the bloc’s future.

Sturgeon: Scotland independence vote matter of when, not 2021-05-09 15:57:24Scottish National Party just won its fourth straight parliamentary election.

The Latest: France welcomes EU curb on AstraZeneca 2021-05-09 13:30:16French President Emmanuel Macron welcomed the decision from the European Union not to renew its order for the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Queen's cousin accused of willingness to sell Kremlin 2021-05-09 12:14:01An investigative report by British media says that Queen Elizabeth II’s cousin, Prince Michael of Kent, was willing to use his royal status for

French demonstrators demand more action on climate change 2021-05-09 11:31:46Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of Paris and other French cities to call for more ambitious measures in the fight against climate

Job market for new grads: Much hiring but 2021-05-09 11:14:18This year’s graduating class of college seniors is poised for better prospects than were the 2020 graduates, who had the misfortune to graduate

Street parties celebrate end of Spain's state of 2021-05-09 10:49:02Impromptu street celebrations erupted in many cities across Spain as the clock struck midnight Saturday, when a six-month-long national state of emerg

Long-haul carrier Emirates to ship aid for free 2021-05-09 10:30:18Dubai’s long-haul carrier Emirates will begin shipping aid from the World Health Organization and other groups into India for free to help fight

Ransomware gangs get more aggressive against law enforcement 2021-05-09 08:30:31Criminal hackers are now using increasingly brazen methods to try to extort money from law enforcement agencies, including leaking or threatening to l

After court nixes eviction ban, race is on 2021-05-09 08:30:20A court ruling striking down a national eviction moratorium has placed additional pressure on the federal and state governments to deliver tens of bil

Burlington - Business

Women in the workforce hits lowest level since 2021-05-04 10:15:08Vermont women lost or left their jobs at higher rates than men during COVID. Why and what it will take to get them back in the workforce.   

Bike-path construction spells summer detours along Burlington waterfront 2021-05-03 10:15:38Upgrades to Burlington's rail lines and "Greenway" bike path this summer will block the straight shot from King to College streets.   &n

Yellow creemee stand scores new spot on Burlington 2021-04-30 13:17:15Ice Cream Bob's, the iconic creemee kiosk that served Burlington's waterfront for 18 consecutive years, has moved to a spot near ECHO.   

Developer proposes filling old limestone quarry near St. 2021-04-29 06:00:17Filling a deep, water-filled quarry near St. Michael's College with construction debris would not threaten area water quality, developer says.  

The quarry below Lime Kiln Road in Colchester 2021-04-29 06:00:16Half-filled with water, a limestone quarry abandoned in 1971 was drained and photographed in 2001 by UVM archaeologists.     &nbs

Vermont's troubled pension system for state workers and 2021-04-28 11:45:03Vermont has a $5.6 billion problem with its pensions for state workers and teachers. There's no more time to kick the can down the road.   

What's all that road work along Vermont 15 2021-04-28 10:52:56The orange caution tape along Vermont 15 this summer is part of a project that's been on the drawing board for more than two decades.   &n

Traffic slowly building at Burlington airport after dropping 2021-04-27 13:07:29Just 800 passengers came through Burlington International Airport during a week in January, but traffic was up to 5,000 passengers last week.  &

Vermont labor department warns of increased fraudulent unemployment 2021-04-27 12:55:27The Vermont Department of Labor is warning residents who have filed for unemployment insurance to be on the lookout for fraudulent claims.  &nbs

Vermonters can win gift cards, socks or an 2021-04-27 10:16:01Prizes await Vermonters who try walking, biking, busing or carpooling to work as part of the Agency of Transportation's "Way-to-Go!" challenge. &n

Looking for a Love Shack? Now's your chance 2021-04-26 12:18:47The Love Shack on Route 7 in Ferrisburgh south of Burlington is for sale. The bakery and creemee business has been around for 12 years.   &

Tired of bowling? Burlington fitness studio offers axe-throwing 2021-04-26 10:26:14BurlyAxe, which opened in October 2019 in the Old North End, has held its own against COVID by luring would-be lumberjacks out of urban confinement.

L.A. Times - Business

Paul Van Doren, cofounder of Vans shoes, dies 2021-05-07 20:18:18A focus on custom kicks and an early embrace by SoCal skaters helped him build a multi-billion-dollar brand.

Katy Perry bags $7.475 million for her Beverly 2021-05-07 14:22:03In the Beverly Hills Post Office area, pop star Katy Perry sells the house next door for $7.475 million, or $25,000 more than she paid 3 years ago.

Column: Employers, governors push myth that unemployment checks 2021-05-07 13:14:47Evidence mounts that some employers can't find workers because they're jerks.

Why April's disappointing jobs report may not be 2021-05-07 08:46:29Employers added only 266,000 jobs in April, down from March and far short of expectations. That could give Biden's stimulus spending plans a boost.

'I don't know how I can survive.' Women 2021-05-07 08:00:09The pandemic's "shecession" could set back decades of progress on workplace equality, especially among Latina, Black and Asian women.

Column: Biden's plan to waive vaccine patents is 2021-05-06 17:49:18The pharmaceutical industry, which thought it could do no wrong thanks to the COVID-19 vaccines, is taken down a peg by the Biden administration.

U.S. appeals court upholds California program for workers 2021-05-06 16:19:17Federal appeals court rejects challenge to a California program that provides retirement savings for workers who don't have a pension or 401(k).

Tyrese Gibson lists Woodland Hills home complete with 2021-05-06 15:56:48Singer-actor Tyrese Gibson is asking $3.5 million for his Woodland Hills home with a Transformer replica in the backyard.

Column: Six decades ago, Newton Minow called TV 2021-05-06 09:00:30Newton Minow looks back at the bombshell he fired at TV executives in 1961.

Lindsey Vonn and P.K. Subban sell Beverly Hills 2021-05-05 19:22:06After a year of ownership, Olympic skiier Lindsey Vonn and NHL star P.K. Subban just sold their Beverly Hills home for $6.9 million.

Ruckus in the skies: What happens when airline 2021-05-05 18:10:21Incidents of passengers being unruly — ignoring crew members' instructions, fighting and refusing to wear a mask — have been surging, acc

Mötley Crüe's Tommy Lee buys a Japanese-inspired spread 2021-05-05 16:25:20Musician Tommy Lee just paid $4.15 million for a Japanese-inspired retreat in Brentwood, complete with a tearoom, koi pond and garden room.

NYT > Economy

Unemployment claims fell sharply last week. 2021-05-06 11:28:53Applications for jobless benefits remain high by historical standards, but they have fallen significantly in recent weeks.

Vaccinated Travelers Face Chaos and Confusion 2021-05-06 07:13:00The world beckons, especially for those who have been vaccinated, but would-be travelers face a difficult moment when travel possibilities are at odds

‘We’re Suffering’: How Remote Work Is Killing Manhattan’s 2021-05-06 05:09:43Landlords cut small retailers a break on rent during the pandemic, but stores are still struggling because too few office workers and tourists have re

Covid and Travel: Why an Estimated 100,000 Americans 2021-05-06 05:00:17Consular appointments for U.S. citizens overseas are nearly impossible to come by as many embassies, plagued by Covid restrictions and staff reduction

Restaurants and Bars Rush to Apply for New 2021-05-05 23:32:12The industry’s return will serve as a major test of President Biden’s goal of bringing the country back to some version of normal by this

Fed Officials Tamp Down Overheating Concerns 2021-05-05 17:23:01Markets gyrated this week on concern that the Federal Reserve may lift rates earlier. But its policymakers stuck with their patient script on Wednesda

Mozambique Mints a New National Park — and 2021-05-05 13:49:55In the wake of wars, natural disasters and insurgencies, Mozambique is experiencing an environmental renaissance. One of the results is a new and stun

Shopping for Sofas, Hot Tubs or Espresso Equipment? 2021-05-05 12:23:14As Americans with disposable income start shopping again, an odd assortment of products like espresso equipment, sofas and natural deodorant have beco

Can the Biden Agenda Fix Middle America’s Deepest 2021-05-05 10:00:17One key economic goal is to create the virtuous cycles of innovation and jobs that already occur in many coastal cities.

Yellen Says Rates Might Need to Rise as 2021-05-04 17:33:58Ms. Yellen, the Treasury secretary, said that some “modest” increases might be necessary. She later clarified to say that she was not maki

Jerome Powell strikes a hopeful tone but emphasizes 2021-05-03 14:39:10“We will only reach our full potential when everyone can contribute to, and share in, the benefits of prosperity,” the chair of the Federa

Widespread Commodity Shortages Raise Inflation Fears 2021-05-03 12:55:28For products as diverse as lumber and microchips, price increases are filtering through the economy.

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Govt extends antidumping duty on seamless tubes, pipes 2021-05-09 06:47:28The government has extended anti-dumping duty on certain types of seamless tubes, and pipes till October 31 this year with a view to guarding domestic

Indian variant driving catastrophic second wave: WHO's top 2021-05-09 06:43:26However, Soumya Swaminathan insisted that the variant alone is not the only factor. The country may have let down its guard down with 'huge social mi

Sadiq Khan wins second term as London Mayor, 2021-05-09 06:33:09Sadiq Khan has been re-elected as Mayor of London for a second term after beating his closest rival with a vote share of 55.2 per cent versus 44.8 per

Coronavirus LIVE: Delhi sees 13,336 cases, positivity rate 2021-05-09 05:33:22Coronavirus live updates: Hospitals around India have been overwhelmed by a fresh wave of infections with oxygen supplies running short in medical fac

FPIs withdraw Rs 5,936 cr from equities in 2021-05-09 05:24:57Foreign investors have pulled out Rs 5,936 crore from the Indian equities in the first week of May amid worries over the intense second wave of corona

World Coronavirus Dispatch: EU leaders urge Biden to 2021-05-09 05:10:28Pope backs patent waiver on vaccines, US States turning down vaccines as demand declines, and other pandemic-related news across the globe

Himanta Biswa Sarma set to be Assam's next 2021-05-09 04:34:58The 52-year-old leader is the BJP's lead strategist in the northeastern states and a troubleshooter in the region

Covid-19: Lockdown in Delhi extended till May 17; 2021-05-09 04:10:45The ongoing lockdown in Delhi will be extended by another week, up to May 17 morning, and metro trains will not operate during the period, says Chief

Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Retail second-fastest growing retailer in 2021-05-09 03:59:21Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Retail Ltd has been ranked second-fastest growing retailer in the world in the 2021 ranking of global retail power houses by

States, UTs to receive 4.6 mn vaccine doses 2021-05-09 03:52:40More than 4.6 mn vaccine doses will be received by the States/UTs within the next three days, informed the Union Health Ministry on Sunday

PM Modi speaks to Chief Ministers of four 2021-05-09 03:32:09Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke to the chief ministers of Punjab, Karnataka, Bihar and Uttarakhand on the COVID-19 situation in their sta

UP govt extends curfew till May 17 amid 2021-05-09 03:01:35The Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday extended till May 17 the curfew imposed in the state to curb the spread of coronavirus, a senior official said.

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