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Covid-19 fears Lesbos as thousands of refugees flee major fires in Greece

The Greek authorities in Lesbos are looking for refugees who tested positive for Covid-19 before a series of devastating fires forced thousands to flee Europe’s largest migrant camp. Health officials have brought 19,000 test kits to the northeastern Aegean island fearing a surge in coronavirus cases. “It’s a very dangerous, very explosive situation,” Efstratios Tzimis, deputy mayor of Mytilene, told …

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European stocks are rising and deviating from US tech fears

On July 31, 2020, a worker assembles VW ID.3 electric cars at the Volkswagen plant in Zwickau. Jens Schlueter / Getty Images European stocks rose on Monday, deviating from the US after a difficult week for markets. The Stoxx Europe 600 SXXP was down 1.9% last week. + 1.07% rose 1.1%, with automakers like Renault RNO + 2.94% and Volkswagen …

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Warren Buffett shifts funds out of US inflation fears, Bitcoin’s new all-time high expected

Warren Buffett made another major investment shift that reduced Berkshire Hathaway’s reliance on the US economy. This news followed the Federal Reserve’s political announcement to boost inflation, which is seen as bullish for Bitcoin. Some predict that the price of the cryptocurrency will soon hit an all-time high. Buffett reducing US dependency Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has invested over $ …

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China fears Apple shares gain after analysts shake off “Fortnite”

Apple Inc. shares rise for the fifth straight year after Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty was increasingly optimistic about the company’s prospects. Huberty raised its target price on Apple’s AAPL, + 1.67% from $ 431 on a Monday note to customers to $ 520. The analyst’s new goal is now higher than any listed on FactSet. The stock is up …

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Syracuse University students suspended because of Covid-19 fears party

The meeting was Wednesday evening around 10 p.m., wrote the dean of the students, Marianne Thomson, and the head of public security, Chief Bobby Maldonado, on Thursday. The two called the gathering “incredibly reckless behavior”. Syracuse University is investigating and reviewing security materials, interviewing witnesses, and “processing a number of tips,” the letter said. In a separate campus-wide letter Thursday, …

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The U.S. Postal Service is using an outside PR firm to tackle election fears while Trump rages over the upcoming hearing

DeJoy and the U.S. Postal Service, run by a public relations firm, are now trying to clean up after weeks of criticism and allegations that the Trump administration used the agency to meddle in the November election. DeJoy’s efforts at two congressional hearings and other public appearances will be critical. After a meeting between DeJoy and the Board of Governors …

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New Zealand: Jacinda Ardern delays election over coronavirus fears

Image rights Reuters New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has postponed the country’s general election by a month as the number of coronavirus cases has soared. The vote was supposed to take place on September 19th but will now take place on October 17th. Ms Ardern said Monday that the new date would allow the parties to “plan under the …

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