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The sun sets behind an idle pump jack near Karnes City, Texas, Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Demand for oil continues to fall due to the new coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Oil-producing nations seek global deal to stabilize marketOil-producing countries including those of the OPEC cartel and Russia are trying to strike a global deal to pump less crude
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
A woman and her daughter wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus, sell fruit and vegetables at the taxi station in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday, April 8, 2020. South Africa and more than half of Africa's 54 countries have imposed lockdowns, curfews, travel bans or other restrictions to try to contain the spread of the highly contagious COVID-19 coronavirus. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
Half billion more people face poverty due to virus - reportA report by aid group Oxfam says that around half a billion people could be pushed into poverty as a result of the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic unless richer countries help them
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Tuesday, April 7, 2020 photo, Abebe Shibru, Zimbabwe's director of  Marie Stopes International - a sexual and reproductive healthcare service,  gestures, during an interview in Harare. Lockdowns imposed to curb the coronavirus’ spread have put millions of women in Africa, Asia and elsewhere out of reach of birth control and other sexual and reproductive health needs. Confined to their homes with husbands and others, they face unwanted pregnancies and little idea of when they can reach the outside world again. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Lockdowns mean millions of women can't reach birth controlLockdowns imposed to curb the coronavirus’ spread have put millions of women in Africa, Asia and elsewhere out of reach of birth control and other sexual and reproductive health needs
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A department store's notice for its temporarily closure is seen Thursday, April 9, 2020, in Tokyo. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared a state of emergency last Tuesday for Tokyo and six other prefectures to ramp up defenses against the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Stocks rise ahead of US labor report, oil up on output talksShares are mostly up in Europe and Asia after a 3.4% overnight rally on Wall Street
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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