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Pandemic delays arrival of the young wolves of Wall Street

by Luc OLINGA Some had dreamed of forging alliances that would propel them to the pinnacle of the financial world. Others had already bought their power wardrobes. But the coronavirus pandemic crippling New York City has thwarted these aspiring corporate climbers -- the interns expecting to...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for April 16, 2020

As of 8 am, April 16, 2020: World count breaches 2 million There are now 2,047,731 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States accounts for more than one quarter of those cases, with 639,415 infections, followed by Spain (180,659) and Italy (165,155).  There have been 133,354 deaths...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for April 14, 2020

As of 8 am, April 14, 2020: World count approaches 2 million There are now 1,911,407  confirmed cases of the Covid-19 in 177 countries. The United States has the highest number of confirmed cases worldwide, with 581,974, followed by Spain (170,099) and Italy (159,516).  There have been 118,854...

New York considers ‘virginity test’ ban after rapper sparks uproar

New York state is considering banning so-called virginity tests after an American rapper sparked outcry by saying he takes his daughter to a gynecologist every year to check her hymen is still intact. Democratic legislator Michaelle Solages has tabled a bill proposing the ban, saying...