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The coronavirus pandemic has pushed most of the world’s major economies into unprecedented contractions in the second quarter, except for China which escaped a recession.

Here are the second quarter changes in gross domestic product (GDP) compared to the previous quarter for the world’s top economies, as reported by AFP.

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A federal judge in Missouri said a group of hair salons and restaurants can sue their insurance carrier for business interruption losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic, which they say caused a “direct physical loss” to their premises.

The decision against Cincinnati Insurance by US District Judge Stephen Bough in Kansas City appears to be the first victory for policyholders suing insurers for improperly denying claims related to shutdowns caused by Covid-19.


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Source:  https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2020/aug/12/coronavirus-live-news-lebanon-sees-record-cases-after-blast-as-new-zealands-biggest-city-heads-into-lockdown



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