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Thursday December 2nd, 2021 2:18PM
Stocks rise on Wall Street, but Apple loss weighs on tech
Stocks rose broadly in afternoon trading on Wall Street Thursday as investors continue to monitor the spread of the new coronavirus variant as well as measures that the U.S. and other governments are taking to restrain it
1:33PM ( 38 minutes ago )
Live updates: Swiss international school ordered to isolate
Swiss health authorities have ordered the entire student body and staff of a branch of a renowned international school – some 2,000 people -- to go into quarantine for 10 days after two confirmed cases of the omicron variant turned up on campus
1:23PM ( 48 minutes ago )
US, EU and allies hit Belarus with coordinated sanctions
The United States, European Union, Britain and Canada have imposed simultaneous sanctions on dozens of officials, organizations and companies in Belarus
1:23PM ( 48 minutes ago )
Christmas tree buyers face reduced supplies, higher prices
Even Christmas trees aren’t immune to the pandemic-induced shortages and inflation plaguing the economy
1:11PM ( 59 minutes ago )
Grab goes public in $40B SPAC deal, slides in market debut
Southeast Asia’s largest ride-hailing company Grab tumbled in its market debut Thursday, following a $40 billion merger in a special purpose acquisition company deal
1:04PM ( 1 hour ago )
UK court backs Meghan in dispute over privacy with publisher
The Duchess of Sussex has won the latest stage in her long-running privacy lawsuit against a British newspaper publisher over its publication of parts of a letter she wrote to her estranged father
12:58PM ( 1 hour ago )
Junior League hosting 69th annual Charity Ball Saturday
Members of the Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County are hosting their 69th annual Charity Ball Saturday at the Gainesville Civic Center.
12:30PM ( 1 hour ago )
Gwinnett County approves funding for study for cost of bus corridor
The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners has approved an agreement with three community improvement districts (CID) to fund a cost study of a Bus Rapid Transit corridor between Doraville and Sugarloaf Mills.
11:49AM ( 1 day ago )
AAA: Georgia gas prices drop two cents in the last week
AAA-The Auto Club South reports Georgia gasoline prices decreased slightly compared to this time a week ago.
6:01AM ( 3 days ago )
Submitted News Archive
Submitted News
Aid official: Afghanistan's crises get 'progressively worse'
A senior international aid official says Afghanistan is being hit by multiple crises that are “progressively getting worse,” with drought, economic collapse and displacement all pushing the population into catastrophic hunger
11:57AM ( 2 hours ago )
Lawmakers reach deal on spending bill, but hurdles remain
Congressional leaders reached agreement on a spending bill that would keep the government running through mid-February
11:56AM ( 2 hours ago )
OPEC+ sticks to modest boost in oil output despite omicron
OPEC and allied oil-producing countries have decided to maintain the amount of oil they pump to the world
11:45AM ( 2 hours ago )
AP Business - Economy Archive
The Economy
Grab goes public on Nasdaq in $40 bln SPAC deal
Southeast Asia’s largest ride-hailing company Grab made its market debut Thursday, following a $40 billion merger in a special purpose acquisition company deal
10:22AM ( 3 hours ago )
China clears Boeing 737 Max to fly again
China's air regulator has cleared the Boeing 737 Max to return to flying with technical upgrades more than two years after the plane was grounded worldwide following two fatal crashes
7:25AM ( 6 hours ago )
Report: China clears Boeing 737 Max to fly again
A Chinese news outlet says regulators have cleared the Boeing 737 Max to fly again with technology upgrades more than two years after the plane was grounded worldwide following two fatal crashes
6:55AM ( 7 hours ago )
AP Business - Corporate News Archive
Corporate News
Biden choice for Justice antitrust post wins Senate approval
President Joe Biden’s choice to lead enforcement of competition laws at the Justice Department has won Senate approval
7:15PM ( 2 weeks ago )
Strict vaccine mandate begins for Los Angeles businesses
A new mandate in the city of Los Angeles now requires people visiting shopping malls, theaters, gyms or nail salons in Los Angeles to verify they are vaccinated against COVID-19
5:17AM ( 3 weeks ago )
Vaccine proof required in LA as strict mandate takes effect
People going to shopping malls, theaters, gyms or nail salons in Los Angeles must now verify that they are vaccinated against COVID-19
6:01PM ( 3 weeks ago )
AP Business - Consumer News Archive
Consumer News
Meatpacker Tyson: Mandate led 96% of workers to get vaccine
Meatpacking giant Tyson Foods says more than 96% of its workers have been vaccinated ahead of the company’s Nov. 1 deadline for them to do so
1:14PM ( 1 month ago )
USDA rethinks approach to controlling salmonella in poultry
Federal health officials are rethinking their approach to controlling salmonella in poultry plants in the hope of reducing the number of illnesses linked to the bacteria each year
12:14PM ( 1 month ago )
Unhappy with prices, ranchers look to build own meat plants
Frustrated with persistently low prices, ranchers and others in the beef industry are moving to reverse a long trend of consolidation and planning to open new slaughterhouses
10:23AM ( 1 month ago )
AP Business - Poultry & Egg Archive
Poultry & Egg Industry
Fed survey finds supply-chain shortages boosting inflation
The Federal Reserve is reporting that many parts of the country were hit by supply chain disruptions and labor shortages in November
5:18PM ( 20 hours ago )