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Walmart is transforming 160 of its parking lots into drive-in theaters

Walmart is transforming 160 of its parking lots into drive-in theaters

Two of the most classic pieces of Americana are coming together this summer: drive-in theaters and Walmart. Beginning in August, the retailer is converting 160 of its US store parking lots into drive-in movie theaters. As the pandemic continues, drive-in theaters have been making a comeback as a safe alternative to the traditional movie theaters…MORE

Stocks rise after jobs report

Stocks rise after jobs report

Wall Street is cheering the better-than-expected June jobs report Thursday, but investor enthusiasm waned as the day wore on. The Dow was up 0.9%, or about 240 points, in mid-afternoon trading. That was well off its earlier highs of the day after the government reported that the US economy added 4.8 million jobs in June,…MORE

This data shows the Great Reopening may have stalled

This data shows the Great Reopening may have stalled

The latest US jobs report is expected to show that America’s labor market continued to bounce back in June as businesses reopened and employees returned to work. But the data won’t reflect cracks in the recovery that have emerged in recent days as the Covid-19 outlook deteriorates. Goldman Sachs estimates that over half of the…MORE

Former Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone becomes a father at 89

Former Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone becomes a father at 89

Former Formula One mogul Bernie Ecclestone, 89, and wife Fabiana Flosi, 44, have announced the birth of their son. The baby boy was born on Wednesday and is named Ace, a spokesperson for Ecclestone confirmed to CNN. The new arrival will be the billionaire’s first son, and his first child with Flosi, joining daughters Tamara,…MORE

UK court blocks Maduro’s bid to access $1 billion in Venezuelan gold

UK court blocks Maduro’s bid to access $1 billion in Venezuelan gold

Venezuela’s embattled ruler Nicolás Maduro has been denied access to roughly $1 billion in gold reserves held by the Bank of England after a UK court ruled that the British government has recognized Juan Guaidó as president. Venezuela’s central bank, which is still controlled by Maduro’s government, had sued the Bank of England, seeking access…MORE

What you need to know about coronavirus on Thursday, July 2

What you need to know about coronavirus on Thursday, July 2

Six months into the pandemic, the situation is only getting worse. The World Health Organization said yesterday that the number of new infections has exceeded 160,000 every single day in the past week — double the level seen at the height of the European outbreak in March and April. In the Americas, the situation is…MORE

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