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FILE - This Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 file photo shows a RadioShack store in Dallas.  RadioShack, the nearly century-old electronics retailer ubiquitous in malls for decades, has been pulled from brink of death — again. It’s the most prized name in the basket of retail brands that entrepreneur investors Alex Mehr and Tai Lopez have scooped up for a relative pittance since the coronavirus pandemic landed on U.S. shores.   (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
Left for dead, twice, RadioShack gets another shot onlineRadioShack, a fixture at the mall for decades, has been pulled from brink of death, again
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FILE- In this Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, file photo Purdue Pharma headquarters stands in Stamford, Conn. Proposed settlements between the federal government and OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners cleared a major legal hurdle Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, when a bankruptcy judge said they could move ahead. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma pleads guilty in criminal caseOxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has pleaded guilty to criminal charges and formally admitted its role in the opioid crisis
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A woman wearing a face mask against the spread of coronavirus, passes a Santa Claus outside a store in Athens, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. Greece is set to extend its lockdown measures beyond the end of November given the spread of COVID-19 and the pressure on hospitals, the country's health minister warned Monday. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Greece strike to disrupt public transportAirlines are rescheduling or cancelling flights to, from and within Greece this week as air traffic controllers join a nationwide public sector strike on Thursday
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A medic from the Belgian Army tends to a patient with COVID-19 at the St. Michiel Hospital in Brussels, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. The Belgian military has been called into several hospitals and care homes to alleviate the stress on healthcare personnel. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Belgium approves more money for care homes hit by pandemicBelgium’s northern region of Flanders approved $680 million Tuesday to support staff at nursing home and welfare facilities that has come under intense pressure during the coronavirus crisis
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This Tuesday Nov. 24, 2020 photo shows the logo for McCormick & Co.  The spice maker is buying the parent of Cholula Hot Sauce from private-equity firm L Catteron for $800 million, expanding its reach in the hot sauce category.  That deal included French’s mustard and Frank’s RedHot brands. The company views the addition of Cholula as a way to appeal to millennials, a group that has a particular liking for the hot sauce.  (AP Photo/Donald King)
Americans turn up heat and Cholula sells for $800 millionWith millions dining at home for safety and a swing to the spicier side in the U.S. in recent years Cholula, the hot sauce with the distinctive wooden cap, has become a very valuable brand
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, file photo, passers-by examine a storefront window in Boston's fashionable Newbury Street shopping district. U.S. consumer confidence dipped slightly in October as a new wave of coronavirus cases began across the country. The Conference Board reported Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020,  that its consumer confidence index fell to a reading of 100.9, from 101.8 in September. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
US consumer confidence drops to 96.1 as virus spreadsU.S. consumer confidence fell to a reading of 96.1 in November as rising coronavirus cases pushed Americans’ confidence down to the lowest level since August
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A student of the Emile Dubois high school takes part to a COVID-19 antigen test in Paris, Monday Nov. 23, 2020. Experts said they are less accurate than the standard PCR test, which detects even the tiniest genetic trace of the virus. Many governments including in France have started deploying them as a precursor to PCR tests.( Ludovic Marin, Pool via AP)
French shop owners pressure Macron to lighten virus lockdownPeople in France may be able to go back to their favorite shops and attend religious services again next week, after a month of a partial virus lockdown
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FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2019 file photo a sign rests in front of a newly constructed home, in Westwood, Mass. U.S. home prices rose in April for the eighth straight month, even as sales have stumbled, a sign the coronavirus outbreak has had little impact on real estate values. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index climbed 4% in April, the largest gain since December 2018, up from 3.9% in March. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
US home price gains accelerate as pandemic shakes up housingU.S. home prices jumped in September as strong demand, low interest rates and the smallest number of available homes on record combined to push up housing costs
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In this file picture taken Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, a worker packs disposable gloves at the Top Glove factory in Shah Alam on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysia's Top Glove Corp., the world's largest rubber glove maker, said Tuesday it expects a delay in deliveries after it was hit by a coronavirus outbreak that affected thousands of workers. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Virus outbreak delays production at world's top glove makerMalaysia’s Top Glove Corp., the world’s largest maker of rubber gloves, says it expects a two-to-four-week delay in deliveries after more than 2,000 workers at its factories were infected by the coronavirus, raising the possibility of supply disruptions during the pandemic
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