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Trump Administration Discloses $521.5 Billion in Virus Aid

The Trump administration released details of almost 4.9 million loans to businesses – from sole proprietors to restaurant and hotel chains – under the federal government’s largest coronavirus relief program so far, the $669 billion Paycheck Protection Program. The data, including the names of the program’s biggest borrowers, were posted Monday morning on the website of the Small Business Administration, […]

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Supreme Court unanimously sides with Colorado in faithless electors case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that states can require electors to vote for the winner of the state’s popular vote for president in the Electoral College. In the unanimous decision based on a Colorado case, Justice Elena Kagan wrote that nothing in the U.S. Constitution prevents states from punishing so-called faithless electors — members of the Electoral College […]

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US needs to be ‘disciplined’ for coronavirus reopenings to be successful: Labor secretary

US labor secretary: Need to be ‘careful’ about uptick in coronavirus cases U.S. Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia argues there’s a lot of room to put people back to work even as certain reopenings pause. Americans must be "disciplined" for coronavirus reopenings to be successful, Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia said on Monday. Continue Reading Below EXTRA $600 A WEEK IN UNEMPLOYMENT […]

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German Coronavirus Infection Rate Inches Up, New Cases Steady

Germany’s coronavirus infection rate rose slightly, while remaining below the key threshold of 1.0 for a 12th day, and the number of new cases held far below the level at the height of the outbreak. The reproduction factor — or R value — edged up to 0.96 on Sunday, from 0.93 the previous day, according to the latest estimate by […]

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China Lays Groundwork to Crackdown Further on Political Threats

The Chinese government took steps to boost political policing as a slew of international spats risk sowing domestic unrest, potentially undermining support for the Communist Party. A special working group on political security was added to a law enforcement task force first established in April to defuse any social unrest stemming from the government’s response to the virus, according to […]

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GE 2020: Singapore needs a government with the full support of a united people to get through the crisis, says PM Lee Hsien Loong at lunchtime rally

SINGAPORE – Singapore is at a critical moment as it tackles the challenges from Covid-19 and a weakened global economy, and needs a capable government with the full support of a united people to get through the present crisis, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Monday (July 6). Speaking at an online lunchtime rally evocative of those the PAP […]

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Fox News Edits Trump Out Of Jeffrey Epstein Photo — Leaves In Melania

Fox News on Sunday repeatedly featured a well-known photo of convicted sex offender and financier Jeffrey Epstein posing with Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago — but each time Trump was edited out of the image.  However, Trump’s future wife, Melania Knauss, was not cropped from the photo, which can be viewed in the video above. The segment focused on longtime Epstein associate and British […]

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Coronavirus: Firms to be paid £1,000 bonuses to hire young people as part of economic recovery

Companies will be paid £1,000 bonuses by the government to hire young people as trainees, the chancellor will announce as part of his rescue plan for Britain’s post-coronavirus economic recovery. In a hotly-anticipated “emergency Budget” on Wednesday, Rishi Sunak will unveil a raft of big-spending measures aimed at creating thousands of jobs to replace those lost during the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

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