U.S. looking into reports of Haftar's oil dealings with Venezuela

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is investigating and trying to get to the bottom of reports that Libya’s eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar’s plane was in the Venezuelan capital Caracas last week, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday, as

Yum sues Grubhub for allegedly violating delivery deal

(Reuters) – Yum Brands Inc (YUM.N) filed a lawsuit against Grubhub Inc (GRUB.N) on Thursday for allegedly violating terms of a food delivery deal, a day after Europe’s Just Eat Takeaway.com (TKWY.AS) agreed to buy the U.S. food delivery platform

Red Cross offering money, PPE and training to charities for pandemic relief

Ottawa has asked the Canadian Red Cross and two other national organizations to distribute funds and services to community-based organizations working towards coronavirus relief. “COVID-19 has made it challenging for many small community organizations to continue – or resume –

S&P 500 falls 3% on new virus wave fears, Fed's cautious outlook

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks extended losses on Thursday, with the S&P 500 on track for its sharpest percentage decline since April 1, as investors worried about a second wave of coronavirus infections and a grim economic forecast from the Federal

U.S. layoffs abating, labor market distress persists

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans seeking jobless benefits fell last week, but millions laid off because of COVID-19 continue to receive unemployment checks, suggesting the labor market could take years to heal from the pandemic even as hiring

Futures drop on fears of second virus wave, bleak economic view

(Reuters) – U.S. stock futures fell sharply on Thursday on jitters over a second wave of coronavirus infections and a grim forecast for the economy from the Federal Reserve. Shares of airlines, cruise operators and casinos slumped as a Reuters

Latin America hits 70,000 coronavirus deaths: Live updates

Mexico City steps up COVID-19 testing as country hits daily record of cases while US coronavirus cases hit two million. Hello and welcome to Al Jazeera’s continuing coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. I’m Ted Regencia in Kuala Lumpur. The United