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Talking Biz News Today — July 20, 2020

July 20, 2020

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Monday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Thousands to walk off job to protest racial inequality, by Aaron Morrison

Mnuchin urges swift aid bill; ex-Fed chairs want bigger deal, by Martin Crutsinger, Marcy Gordon

CNN

Twitter says some accounts had personal data stolen in massive hack, by Donie O’Sullivan, Brian Fung, Evan Perez

Delta Air Lines announces new health screenings for passengers who can’t wear masks and asks them to consider staying home, by Pete Muntean Hollie Silverman

The Wall Street Journal

U.S. Companies Lose Hope for Quick Rebound From Covid-19, by Chip Cutter, Doug Cameron

EBay Nears Deal to Sell Classified-Ads Unit to Adevinta, by Ben Dummett, Corrie Driebusch, Cara Lombardo

CNBC

A risky bet by America’s mall owners: Plucking retailers out of bankruptcy to salvage a pandemic-hit industry, by Lauren Thomas

College town businesses face uncertain months ahead as hopes hinge on school reopening plans, by Alex Harring

Reuters

Evictions nearly back to pre-pandemic levels in some U.S. areas: Cleveland Fed study, by Dan Burns

Google bans ads on coronavirus conspiracy theory content, by Sheila Dang

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Bloomberg hires Capurro as reporter

Butt promoted to associate editor at Debtwire

FT and WSJ editors: Huge increase in digital readership during pandemic

SABEW launches Best in Business book contest

Ad Age appoints Peres as editor-in-chief

Reuters Breakingviews marks 20th anniversary

Seattle Biz magazine returning with special issue

Penske Media considering Hollywood Reporter purchase

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