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Getting Funds for a Business When You Have Poor Credit

Owning a business or wanting to start one when you have bad credit isn't easy. Your credit score will directly impact your ability to qualify for any type of loan, which most small busines
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5 Tax Reduction Tips for Small and Medium Businesses in Las Vegas

Most small and medium business owners in Nevada and elsewhere are always on the lookout for ways to reduce taxes through legal loopholes. And, it’s perfectly understandable as tax can be

Japan’s Suga pledges not to wage war again as ministers visit controversial shrine

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga pledged on Sunday that the country would not wage war again, making the vow on the anniversary of the end of World War Two as members of his cabinet

Afghan government seeks to hold capital as Taliban takes Jalalabad

Taliban insurgents took control of the key eastern Afghanistan city of Jalalabad without a fight on Sunday, leaving the territory controlled by the crumbling government to little more th

Quake kills hundreds in Haiti, worsening Caribbean nation’s plight

At least 304 people died and hundreds were injured after a major earthquake struck southwestern Haiti on Saturday, authorities said, reducing churches, hotels, schools and homes to rubble

India’s Modi says $1.35 trillion infrastructure plan to be unveiled soon

India will launch a 100 trillion rupee ($1.35 trillion) national infrastructure plan that will help generate jobs and boost the economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday. The

Uzbekistan says it detains 84 Afghan servicemen who crossed border

Uzbekistan has detained 84 Afghan military servicemen who crossed the border on Saturday, the Tashkent government said on Sunday, adding that another group of soldiers had amassed near a

Nicaragua arrests manager of critical newspaper, UK slams Ortega

Nicaraguan police on Saturday arrested the general manager of newspaper La Prensa, a day after raiding its offices and accusing the publication, which is a trenchant critic of President D

S.Korea’s Moon says open to dialogue with Japan despite history feuds

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday that his government remained open to dialogue with Japan to step up cooperation while seeking to resolve historical rows that had long fr

China boycotts actor after photos of visit to Japan’s Yasukuni Shrine

China's Association of Performing Arts on Sunday called for a boycott of a Chinese actor after photos of him at Japan's controversial Yasukuni Shrine taken in 2018 and 2019 circulated onl

Protesters in France denounce COVID health pass rules for fifth weekend

Protesters have marched in cities across France for a fifth consecutive weekend against rules compelling them to show a COVID-19 health pass for daily activities, but in lesser numbers th

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau to visit Governor General on Sunday over election call

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will visit Governor General Mary Simon on Sunday at 1000 ET (1400 GMT), his office said in a statement on Saturday, when he is expected to seek an e

Nobody’s running Lebanon, central bank boss says

Lebanon's central bank governor said nobody was running the country, hitting back after government criticism of his decision to halt fuel subsidies that have drained currency reserves. I

Analysis: Taliban gains give investors cause for concern beyond Afghanistan

The Taliban’s rapid advance towards Kabul is not only causing concern about Afghanistan’s future but also about the impact on other countries in the region and their economies. FILE

Peru restores spending, debt ceilings -economy ministry

Peru has once again put in place ceilings on public spending and debt after lifting them during the pandemic, the economy ministry said in a notice published in the country’s official g

Mexico logs $10 bln in foreign outflows from debt market, on track for record year

Mexico is on track to mark a second year of record foreign capital outflows from the country's sovereign debt market, with more than $10 billion having left so far. Persistent high infla

Bitcoin rises 7.07% to $47,587.38

Bitcoin surged 7.07% to $47,587.38 at 2200 GMT on Friday, adding $3,142.93 to its previous close. Bitcoin, the world's biggest and best-known cryptocurrency, is up 71.6% from the year's

Oil dips, little changed on week despite weaker demand forecasts

Oil prices dipped on Friday and ended the week little changed after weathering concerns from banks and the International Energy Agency that the spread of coronavirus variants is slowing o

U.S. trade judge finds Google infringed five Sonos patents

A U.S. trade judge ruled on Friday that Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) Google infringed five patents belonging to Sonos Inc (SONO.O) that concern smart speakers and related technology, a decisi

Musicians at Serbian trumpet festival play on despite pandemic

The sound of trumpets filled the air as thousands of people crowded into a small Serbian town late on Friday for the 60th Guca Brass Band Festival, with visitors undeterred by a resurgenc

Tony Bennett hangs up concert hat on doctor’s orders

American singer Tony Bennett is stepping back from concert performances at the age of 95, his son said on Friday. Bennett, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2016, canceled a

Middle Earth is moving: Amazon shifts ‘Lord of the Rings’ filming to UK

Amazon Studios (AMZN.O) said on Friday the second season of its multi-million dollar "Lord of the Rings" television series will be filmed in the United Kingdom, moving fictional 'Middle E

Films set in coronavirus pandemic to open Sarajevo Film Festival

Two feature films dealing with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on peoples' lives and economy will on Friday open the Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF), the largest film showcase in a r

Britney Spears’ dad to relinquish control of her $60 mln estate

Jamie Spears has agreed to step down from his 13-year role as conservator of his daughter Britney's estate, in what the pop star's attorney on Thursday called a major victory. "We are pl

No charges for YouTuber Jake Paul in 2020 Arizona looting

YouTuber Jake Paul will not be charged in connection with a looting spree in Arizona last year, authorities said on Thursday. Paul, 24, known for his viral YouTube pranks, was being inv

Sony delays ‘Venom’ movie sequel release amid new COVID-19 wave

Sony Corp's (6758.T) movie studio on Thursday delayed the release of superhero sequel "Venom: Let There Be Carnage" by nearly a month to mid-October as the United States grapples with a n

Justin Bieber, Megan Thee Stallion lead nominees for MTV’s VMA awards

Pop star Justin Bieber and rapper Megan Thee Stallion scored the most nominations for this year's MTV Video Music Awards, organizers said on Wednesday ahead of next month's ceremony that

Barbie celebrates Elvis Presley with collectible doll

Barbie is celebrating the "King of Rock and Roll," Elvis Presley, with a collectible doll. The female doll made by Mattel Inc (MAT.O) is dressed in Presley's "American Eagle" jumpsuit, w

Former K-pop singer jailed for three years over prostitution, fraud scandal

Former South Korean K-pop star known as Seungri was sentenced to three years in prison and fined nearly $1 million on Thursday after a court convicted him of crimes including procuring pr

Osaka to donate prize money to Haitian earthquake relief efforts

Naomi Osaka has pledged to donate her earnings from next week's Western & Southern Open to support earthquake relief efforts in Haiti, the Caribbean nation her father hails from. The

Atletico win 2-0 to extend lead at top of Brazil’s Serie A

Jefferson Savarino got both goals as Atletico Mineiro extended their lead at the top of Brazil’s Serie A to five points on Saturday with a 2-0 win over second-placed Palmeiras. Palmeir

Messi unveiled ahead of PSG match but is not included in match squad

Paris St Germain presented Lionel Messi to fans inside the Parc des Princes stadium ahead of their Ligue 1 clash with Strasbourg on Saturday, but the Argentine was not included in the squ

Athletics-Britain’s Ujah ‘shocked and devastated’ by positive test

British sprinter CJ Ujah said he was “shocked and devastated” after a positive drugs test that could see his country stripped of their Olympic silver medal in the 4x100m relay. The 2

Messi departure painful but Barca can’t live in past, says coach

Lionel Messi is now in Barcelona’s past and the club must live in the present, coach Ronald Koeman said on Saturday, as his side prepare for a new LaLiga season without their greatest e

‘Tragic’ if British relay team mates lose Olympic silver over Ujah’s doping test: BOA chief

The British Olympic Association's Chairman Hugh Robertson said it would be "tragic" if other members of the country's Olympic 4x100m relay team were stripped of their silver medals over C

Poor form leaves Fowler in unfamiliar place: ‘it’s a bummer’

Rickie Fowler will miss the FedExCup Playoffs for the first time in his 12-year PGA Tour career after failing to make the cut at the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina on

Australia’s Gilmore, Robinson win in Mexico, WSL Finals set

Australia's seven-time world champion Stephanie Gilmore booked a spot in next month's World Surf League Finals after winning the Corona Open in pumping Mexican waves on Friday. On the me

Ford counterattacks in ‘cruise’ dispute with GM

Ford Motor Co (F.N) said late on Friday it will ask the U.S. Patent Office to rescind trademarks obtained by rival General Motors Co (GM.N) for the terms "Cruise" and "Super Cruise," esca

Tesla’s Musk hopes to make first cars at Berlin plant in Oct

Tesla (TSLA.O) hopes to make the first cars at its "Gigafactory" in Gruenheide, near Berlin, in October or soon afterwards, Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Friday. Tesla has pushed bac

Port, shipping firms divert vessels after a Ningbo terminal shuts

Ports and shipping companies are diverting vessels from a container terminal in China's busiest marine transportation hub which was forced to close after a coronavirus case emerged, as th

Would-be Merkel successor Laschet to meet Tesla’s Musk on Friday

Armin Laschet, Germany's conservative candidate to succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor, will meet with Tesla (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk on Friday during a visit to the company's g

Major container ports in eastern China see worsening congestion after COVID-19 cases

Congestion off China's top two container ports Shanghai and Ningbo is worsening following the shutdown of a container terminal in Ningbo where a COVID-19 case was detected this week. Tig

Baidu quarterly results top estimates on ad sales, AI demand

Baidu Inc's quarterly results topped Wall Street estimates on Thursday, as the Chinese search giant benefited from a rebound in advertising sales and higher demand for its artificial int

Li Auto’s Hong Kong shares close down on debut, says considering mainland listing

Chinese electric vehicle maker Li Auto made a weak debut in Hong Kong on Thursday as its shares closed down, while the company also flagged it could consider a mainland listing. The com

Lordstown eyes contract manufacturing, leasing space at its Ohio plant

Lordstown Motors Corp (RIDE.O), which previously warned it needs to raise additional funding, hung the "open for business" sign on its northeastern Ohio plant on Wednesday, saying it was

Rivian considers $5 billion EV plant in Texas, document shows

Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) backed electric vehicle (EV) company Rivian is in discussions to invest at least $5 billion in a new vehicle plant near Fort Worth, Texas, a city document showed.

Elon Musk visits Germany, meets with state leaders over ‘gigafactory’

Tesla (TSLA.O) CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday evening met with the leadership of Brandenburg, the German state where the group's 5.8 billion euro ($6.9 billion) European gigafactory is being
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