Mega Millions results for 08/07/20; jackpot worth $22 million
by Matt Durr on August 8, 2020 at 1:53 pm
LANSING, MI – There was no winner of the $22 million Mega Millions jackpot for the drawing held on Friday, Aug. 7. That means the drawing on Tuesday, Aug. 11 will be worth $24 million with a cash option of $19.7 million. The Mega Millions numbers for Aug ...
Coronavirus updates in Central Texas: What to know Saturday
on August 8, 2020 at 1:36 pm
AUSTIN, Texas — KVUE is keeping you updated with the latest coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, news in the Austin area. Scroll down for the top headlines and latest updates in KVUE's Aug. 8 live blog. COVID-19 numbers: Texas: More than 470,000 ...
Paycheck Protection Program ends Saturday, businesses struggling during COVID-19 pandemic hope for 2nd chance
by Joyce M. Rosenberg on August 8, 2020 at 1:12 pm
NEW YORK -- Small businesses are in limbo again as the coronavirus outbreak rages and the government's $659 billion relief program draws to a close. Companies still struggling with sharply reduced revenue are wondering if Congress will give them a ...
The teenage tinkerer behind an e-bike revolution
by Bradley Berman on August 8, 2020 at 1:05 pm
The residents of Garberville, California, didn't know what to make of 15-year-old Michael Radenbaugh and the odd motorized bikes he was concocting in his family's garage. It was 2005, the home-brew era for electric vehicles, and there he was, a high school ...
Buffett buys back record $5.1 billion in Berkshire stock as coronavirus hits operating earnings
on August 8, 2020 at 1:01 pm
Berkshire Hathaway announced on Saturday it bought back a record amount of its own stock during the second quarter as the coronavirus pandemic dented operations for Warren Buffett's conglomerate. The company said it repurchased a total of $5.1 billion ...
In a downsized airline industry, focus shifts to leisure passengers
by Kristen Leigh Painter on August 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Darrell and Lynda Riley still have to take an occasional flight despite the pandemic, but they will only fly Delta or Southwest Airlines. The couple was in the midst of a monthslong relocation from Maryland to California when the coronavirus pandemic engulfed ...
Berkshire Hathaway's Profit Jumps as Market Rebound Boosts Results
by Geoffrey Rogow on August 8, 2020 at 12:46 pm
Warren Buffett's conglomerate reported second-quarter net earnings of $26.3 billion. Warren Buffett in Omaha, Neb., ...
South East Water warning after record-breaking use
on August 8, 2020 at 12:30 pm
People in the South East could be without tap water unless usage is cut this weekend, a water firm has warned. Friday, when temperatures soared to 36C, saw record-breaking demand for water. South East Water said people's staycations were causing "a ...
Indian Food Delivery Company Introduces 'Period Leave' for Employees
on August 8, 2020 at 12:19 pm
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian food delivery company Zomato said on Saturday it would give female employees up to 10 days of "period leave" per year, as part of an effort to combat what it said was stigma around the issue. Zomato is the most high profile ...
Wendy's is eating McDonald's breakfast
by Jordan Valinsky on August 8, 2020 at 12:19 pm
New York (CNN Business) On March 2, Wendy's finally launched its highly anticipated breakfast menu nationwide. Then, two weeks later, the morning commute basically collapsed because of lockdown measures encouraging people to work from home.
Strict mask rules? Empty middle seats? We compare airlines' COVID-19 policies
by Hugo Martín on August 8, 2020 at 12:02 pm
Devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic, some U.S. airlines are hoping to put potential passengers at ease by imposing tougher rules for mask wearing, including threats of banning fliers who refuse to cover their faces. All of the nation's largest carriers require ...
Next Year's Social Security Raise Will Probably Be Meager, at Best
by Maurie Backman on August 8, 2020 at 12:02 pm
Seniors who rely on Social Security for the bulk of their retirement income tend to have ongoing financial concerns and constraints. To be fair, those benefits were never designed to sustain retirees by themselves. But many seniors enter retirement with ...
Some Utah companies getting PPP loans reported having zero employees
by Bethany Rodgers on August 8, 2020 at 12:02 pm
More than 50,000 Utah businesses have tapped into federal Paycheck Protection Program loans, an infusion of cash to help them cover employee salaries and avoid layoffs during the pandemic-induced economic slump. So why did some of them tell the ...
Indian food delivery company introduces 'period leave' for employees
by Alasdair Pal on August 8, 2020 at 11:54 am
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian food delivery company Zomato said on Saturday it would give female employees up to 10 days of “period leave” per year, as part of an effort to combat what it said was stigma around the issue. Zomato is the most high profile ...
NJ vaping firm loses $22.5M judgement in consumer fraud lawsuit
on August 8, 2020 at 11:45 am
PHOENIX — Arizona's attorney general has obtained a $22.5 million judgment against a New Jersey-based vaping company along with a court order permanently barring the company from selling its products in the state. Attorney General Mark Brnovich ...
Mukesh Ambani eclipses richest European to become world's number 4
on August 8, 2020 at 11:31 am
Reliance Industries Ltd.'s chairman is now worth $80.6 billion, after amassing $22 billion this year, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. By: Bloomberg | Published: August 8, 2020 5:01:54 pm. Next. reliance, reliance industries second largest energy ...
Mortgage Rates Will Drop Further In Coming Weeks
by Bill Conerly on August 8, 2020 at 11:30 am
Mortgage interest rates are falling, but they'll drop even more in the coming weeks, giving some 18 million homeowners an opportunity to save money by refinancing. Key interest rates dropped sharply in the early days of the pandemic, but mortgages rates did ...
WCLC: Bristol Myers' Opdivo-Yervoy duo slashes mesothelioma death risk by 26%
on August 8, 2020 at 11:17 am
Bristol Myers' Opdivo and Yervoy together slashed previously untreated mesothelioma patients' risk of death by 26%. (Bristol Myers Squibb). Share Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print. It's been a big year for Bristol Myers Squibb's Opdivo-Yervoy combo in ...
Up to 750000 UK Covid test kits recalled due to safety concerns
by Mattha Busby on August 8, 2020 at 11:11 am
the Up to 750,000 unused coronavirus testing kits manufactured by diagnostics company Randox have been recalled from care homes and individuals due to concerns about safety standards. At the beginning of the coronavirus crisis, the Department of ...
Virgin Galactic's Q2 Revenue Will Surprise You
by Rich Smith on August 8, 2020 at 11:07 am
Analysts thought Virgin Galactic would do at least some business last quarter -- but they were wrong. Rich Smith. (TMFDitty). Aug 8, 2020 at 7:07AM. Author Bio. I like things that go "boom." Sonic or otherwise, that means I tend to gravitate towards defense and ...