July 8, 2021

Purdue Pharma exit plan gains steam with OK from more states

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma’s plan to reorganize into a new entity that helps combat the U.S. opioid epidemic got a big boost as 15 states […]
July 8, 2021

US jobless claims tick up to 373,000 from a pandemic low

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week even while the economy and the job market appear to be […]
July 8, 2021

Target-owned Shipt grocery delivery offers dietary preferences options

Grocery delivery company Shipt is further customizing its grocery delivery service, allowing customers to save dietary preferences through the Target-owned company’s app or website. Shipt […]
July 8, 2021

Polish draft law seen as targeting critical broadcaster

WARSAW, Poland — Proposed legislative changes that would ban non-European ownership of Polish media have angered critics who say they target the U.S. company Discovery […]
July 8, 2021

Firefighters douse ship that exploded at major port in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Firefighting boats on Thursday poured cascades of water on a container ship that had erupted in a fiery explosion at […]
July 8, 2021

Europe's central bank intensifies focus on climate change

FRANKFURT, Germany — The European Central Bank has adopted a new approach to managing the economy that would tolerate transitory periods of consumer inflation moderately […]
July 8, 2021

The Latest: IOC's Bach arrives to Tokyo's state of emergency

TOKYO — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has arrived in Tokyo as Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihde Suga announced a state of emergency that could […]
July 8, 2021

Hungary activists vow to resist LGBT law, symbol of EU rift

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Activists in Hungary erected a 10-meter-high (30-foot-high) rainbow-colored heart opposite the country’s neo-Gothic parliament on Thursday, vowing to wage a civil disobedience […]
July 8, 2021

Japan to declare virus emergency lasting through Olympics

TOKYO — Japan is set to place Tokyo under a state of emergency that would last through the Olympics, fearing an ongoing COVID-19 surge will […]
July 8, 2021

US raises concerns on Mexico's nationalistic energy policy

MEXICO CITY — The U.S. trade representative said Wednesday that she has raised the concerns about Mexico’s energy policies that favor state-owned Mexican companies. Katherine […]