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SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hollstadt Consulting CEO Molly Jungbauer has had to let go 30 of the 150 employees at her St. Paul, Minnesota firm to weather the drop in revenue from travel industry clients because of the coronavirus. FILE PHOTO: People gather at the entrance for the New York State Department of Labor offices,
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Ukrainian lawmakers, wearing protective masks, walk out of a building after an emergency session of parliament in Kiev, Ukraine March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament on Monday failed to gather enough votes to approve the appointment of a new finance minister or approve an emergency budget in response to the coronavirus
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FILE PHOTO: China’s Premier Li Keqiang speaks during a joint news conference at the 8th trilateral leaders’ meeting between China, South Korea and Japan in Chengdu, in southwest China’s Sichuan province December 24, 2019. Wang Zhao/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo BEIJING (Reuters) – China will step up prevention and control of asymptomatic coronavirus cases, state media
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FILE PHOTO: People wearing face masks walk on a bridge in Wuhan, Hubei province, the epicenter of China’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, March 28, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song BEIJING (Reuters) – Mainland China reported 31 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, including one locally transmitted infection, the country’s National Health Commission said, dropping from 45 cases a
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FILE PHOTO: A soldier is seen at the military mobile hospital that will care for patients infected with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in San Miguel, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Matias Baglietto BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina’s President Alberto Fernandez said on Sunday that the country would extend a mandatory nationwide
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BRASILIA (Reuters) – President Jair Bolsonaro visited a market area just outside the Brazilian capital on Sunday to press home his case for keeping Latin America’s largest economy ticking instead of locking down activities to combat the spread of the coronavirus. FILE PHOTO: Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro smiles at a media statement announcing economic measures
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