Infrastructure

Trump holds up coronavirus aid to block Democrats' bid for election funding

6 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Funding for the U.S. Postal Service and to shore up election infrastructure became a major sticking point in congressional talks on coronavirus relief, as...
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Trump says he is holding up coronavirus aid to block Democrats' bid for election funding

44 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Funding for the U.S. Postal Service and to shore up election infrastructure is the main sticking point in talks between the White House and top congressional...
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The World's Being Re-Wired Under Trump

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Love him or hate him, it's hard to dispute that Donald Trump is making good on his pledge to shake up the world order.
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A Woman Pays the Price for Taking On a European Regime

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Belarus's opposition leader says she had to flee the country while security forces put down protests over the disputed election.
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Brazil, Latin America's Covid Hotbed, Leads Its Economic Rebound

5 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Brazil, home to the most severe Covid-19 outbreak in Latin America, is emerging with the region's shallowest recession this year, thanks to a faster economic reopening and...
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Modi's Key Ministers Hit by Coronavirus as Pandemic Grips India

5 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Several Indian ministers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet have tested positive for Covid-19 in the past few days, underscoring the spread of the virus in the world's...
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Israel launches new raids on Hamas targets in Gaza

6 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

A military compound, underground infrastructure, observation posts among those targeted by the Israeli army in Gaza.
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U.K.'s Economic Dilemma Is Mass Layoffs or Addiction to Aid

8 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government faces a coronavirus dilemma, and how it responds could set the tone of the economy for years to come.
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Lebanon's Deepening Economic Crisis Laid Bare by Beirut Blast

8 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Even before last week's explosion, vested interests and sectarian politics had already brought the country to its knees.
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South Korea's Conservatives Outpoll Moon's Party for First Time

9 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The popularity of South Korea's main opposition party exceeded the ruling party's ratings for the first time in a major poll since President Moon Jae-in took office in 2017...
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For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1 million

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AMC is reopening its theaters next week with 15-cent tickets

AMC is reopening its theaters next week with 15-cent tickets

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US says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near strategic Strait of Hormuz

US says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near strategic Strait of Hormuz

The Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between Tehran and the United States, a... Read more ...

Here are the 13 power players in VP pick Kamala Harris' inner circle. If Joe...

Here are the 13 power players in VP pick Kamala Harris' inner circle. If Joe Biden ousts Trump in November, her longtime allies could land White House jobs or other key roles

Political stock in Kamala Harris' orbit soared when Joe Biden picked the California senator as his running mate. A former 2020 presidential candidate herself and a relative... Read more ...

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

President Donald Trump's campaign is struggling to define Sen. Kamala Harris, Democrat Joe Biden's newly announced running mate, alternating between claims she is too moderate... Read more ...

Let it flow: Trump Administration eases showerhead rules

Let it flow: Trump Administration eases showerhead rules

Consumer and conservation groups say the proposed changes are silly, unnecessary and wasteful. Read more ...

New unemployment claims fall below 1 million for the first time in five months

New unemployment claims fall below 1 million for the first time in five months

New unemployment claims fell last week to 963,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday, the first time in months the figure has been less than 1 million. An additional... Read more ...

Authorities in North Carolina capture man accused of shooting 5-year-old boy...

Authorities in North Carolina capture man accused of shooting 5-year-old boy to death

A 5-year-old boy, Cannon Hinnant, was shot in the head while playing outside his father's home, according to his family. Read more ...

Teen awaits life-changing burn surgery after GoFundMe raises $150K cost...

Teen awaits life-changing burn surgery after GoFundMe raises $150K cost insurance wouldn't cover

This critical surgery to open Brian's airway and save his voice has been made possible by the generosity of people touched by his story. Read more ...

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

President Donald Trump's campaign is struggling to define Sen. Kamala Harris, Democrat Joe Biden's newly announced running mate, alternating between claims she is too moderate... Read more ...