Tag: coronavirus

Financing Home Improvement Projects During Coronavirus

Many of us are home much more than usual these days, and you may be thinking about ways to improve your home — whether it’s expanding your new home office, upgrading your air conditioning, or putting in a new swimming pool for the summer. It’s easy to dream about those fun new projects, but figuring…

Coronavirus Fraud: Trending Financial Scams to Avoid

As concern around COVID-19 has grown, scammers have been quick to take advantage of the uncertainty and limited information surrounding the situation. As a result, they’ve been able to generate a number of coronavirus frauds targeting vulnerable populations around the world.  From January through June 22, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) received 54,292 coronavirus…

Coronavirus finally comes to ‘Coronation Street’

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND—For now, the most famous street in Britain still exists in another world. The pub is open. Friends meet in the cafe. Neighbours fight and lovers kiss. People get their hair cut, visit one another’s houses, gather in groups of more than six. They can do so until July 24: the day when, four…

Dynamo Moscow reports coronavirus cases, game postponed

MOSCOW—Dynamo Moscow said Sunday that three of its players had tested positive for the coronavirus as its game on the Russian soccer league’s restart weekend was postponed. Dynamo said the team and staff were confined to its training base after the positive tests for forward Clinton N’Jie and midfielders Charles Kaboré and Sebastian Szymanski. All…

Ahead of Trump rally, coronavirus cases surge in Oklahoma, other states

(Reuters) – Just days before U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa, the biggest event in the country since pandemic restrictions were imposed in March, new coronavirus cases are surging in Oklahoma, Texas, Arizona and elsewhere. The spike in new cases on Wednesday and over the last two weeks points to a troubling trend…