Italian PM Conte says Fiat Chrysler entitled to seek state-backed loan


FILE PHOTO: New Fiat Panda and Fiat 500 mild-hybrid cars are seen in piazza Maggiore, in Bologna, Italy, February 4, 2020. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo/File Photo

MILAN (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Saturday that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) (FCHA.MI) was entitled to apply for Italy’s state guarantees on loans as the automaker employed thousands of people in the country, even though its legal base is located abroad.

The UILM union said earlier Saturday that FCA had confirmed it asked the Italian government for a state-backed three-year loan, which is part of emergency liquidity measures

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City lawmakers provide restaurants with relief from delivery fees


A food delivery courier for Grubhub Inc. wears a protective mask in New York, U.S., on Monday, April 6, 2020.

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With the survival of many independent restaurants hanging in the balance, lawmakers are stepping in to limit how much third-party delivery companies like DoorDash and Grubhub can charge restaurants for orders for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic.

The New York City Council on Wednesday voted to restrict food delivery fees paid by restaurants to delivery providers like Grubhub’s Seamless to 15% or less of the order. The council also voted to approve

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When will we get haircuts again?


Rachel Ford Hutman is embracing a more natural style a few months into the pandemic

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Rachel Ford Hutman, a California blonde for years, is now embracing a more natural look.

After shelter-in-place was declared in San Diego to stem the spread of Covid-19, she tried to use a coloring spray to cover her roots but it was an unmitigated disaster.

Now, she’s liking the lived-in ombré look with natural-colored roots, which she hopes will save her money and frequent trips to a hair salon.

“With the last financial crisis, the first thing I cut was Starbucks,”

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New York City shutdown threatens small business of Bronx coronavirus survivor


Amaurys Grullon (L), founder of Bronx Native, and Josue Caceres (R), brand manager. Caceres caught coronavirus and was in a coma for 11 days.

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Josue Caceres remembers waking up in a hospital bed. He tried to get up and go to the bathroom, but he was so weak he fell and hit his head.

When he woke up from the fall, the doctor told him he had caught Covid-19, had gone into a coma for 11 days and was placed on a ventilator.

Although his family has a history of high blood pressure, the 25-year-old Caceres

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