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Capital One says it won't use CFTC waiver related to oil lending

48 minutes ago   |   Reuters

U.S. lender Capital One Financial Corp said on Saturday it would not use a U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission waiver after commodity price volatility lifted the bank's...
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Face Mask Dispute Strains U.S. Canada Relations In Covid-19 Crisis

3 hours ago   |   Forbes

President Trump's order to 3M to stop shipping face masks to Canada has put strains on the U.S. Canada relationship in the midst of the Covid-19 crisis. Was this really necessary?
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Trump says will ask Congress for more small business funds if money runs out

5 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would ask Congress for more money to make loans to small businesses struggling with the economic fallout from the coronavirus...
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Trump says will ask Congress for more small business funds if money runs out

5 hours ago   |   National Post   |   4 articles

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would ask Congress for more money to make loans to small businesses struggling with the economic fallout from the...
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Trump says will ask Congress for more small business funds if money runs out

5 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would ask Congress for more money to make loans to small businesses struggling with the economic fallout from the coronavirus...
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Coronavirus is igniting a devastating crisis for highly indebted companies

5 hours ago   |   Fortune

The coronavirus crisis has sent shockwaves across global financial markets. While much of the focus to date has been on plummeting equity markets, the damage to credit markets...
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How the coronavirus job cuts played out by sector and demographics

9 hours ago   |   Reuters

The job losses suffered in March as the U.S. economy shut down in the face of the novel coronavirus pandemic were widespread but still were disproportionately felt in a handful...
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Does the Trump Administration Have the Talent To Make the Stimulus Work?

Does the Trump Administration Have the Talent To Make the Stimulus Work?

9 hours ago   |   Politico

When he signed the $2 trillion Covid-19 rescue package last week, President Donald Trump was visibly pleased. He touted it as the “single biggest economic relief package” in...
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Trump vs. governors, 10 million jobless and New York's devastation. 7 reporters break it down

Trump vs. governors, 10 million jobless and New York's devastation. 7 reporters break it down

9 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

New York may be approaching its coronavirus peak, but with the U.S. death toll now approaching 1,000 per day, many bleak days remain ahead for the cities and states whose...
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Trump and World Order

16 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

Since the administration of Franklin Roosevelt, 13 successive U.S. presidents have agreed that the United States must assume the mantle of global leadership. Although foreign...
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Trump pledges more money for small businesses to weather coronavirus storm

Trump pledges more money for small businesses to weather coronavirus storm

President Donald Trump is promising to pump more cash into a program aimed at keeping small businesses afloat through their coronavirus shutdowns. “I will immediately ask... Read more ...

New York Gov. Cuomo says he expects the peak of the coronavirus outbreak to...

New York Gov. Cuomo says he expects the peak of the coronavirus outbreak to hit in the 'seven-day' range as cases skyrocket

New York Gov. Cuomo said he expects the peak of coronavirus cases in the state in the "seven-day" range, though he said the state isn't yet prepared for the pressure on the... Read more ...

A week in the life of a night nurse treating coronavirus patients in New...

A week in the life of a night nurse treating coronavirus patients in New York City's top hospital, where she says space is running out for patients and nurse staffing is starting to run thin

One New York City nurse shared her experience treating patients positive for COVID-19, some in critical condition. New York state had over 100,000 coronavirus cases as of April... Read more ...

Keir Starmer wins the Labour leadership contest and vows to unite the party

Keir Starmer wins the Labour leadership contest and vows to unite the party

Keir Starmer has been elected as the new leader of the Labour Party. The Shadow Brexit Secretary won convincingly against his rivals Rebecca Long-Bailey and Lisa Nandy. The... Read more ...

Trump vs. governors, 10 million jobless and New York's devastation. 7...

Trump vs. governors, 10 million jobless and New York's devastation. 7 reporters break it down

New York may be approaching its coronavirus peak, but with the U.S. death toll now approaching 1,000 per day, many bleak days remain ahead for the cities and states whose... Read more ...

People across the UK are apparently burning cellphone masts and abusing...

People across the UK are apparently burning cellphone masts and abusing engineers on the street over baseless conspiracy theories linking the coronavirus to 5G networks

A baseless, already-debunked rumor linking the novel coronavirus and 5G broadband technology is spreading across the UK and appears to have caused physical damage this week. A... Read more ...

Trump fired the intelligence official who handled Ukraine whistleblower...

Trump fired the intelligence official who handled Ukraine whistleblower complaint

Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson will be out of the job in 30 days, according to a letter from President Donald Trump that was reported on Friday... Read more ...

Shoppers In Mexico Are Panic-Buying Beer During The Coronavirus Crisis

Shoppers In Mexico Are Panic-Buying Beer During The Coronavirus Crisis

To the shock of many, alcoholic beverage production was listed as a nonessential business during the shutdown to aid social distancing. Then came the beer hoarding. (Image... Read more ...

Walmart will start counting shoppers at the door and limiting how many can enter

Walmart will start counting shoppers at the door and limiting how many can enter

Walmart stores will allow no more than five customers for each 1,000 square feet of space. Walmart employees stationed at store entrances will count customers and admit them... Read more ...

Airlines Apply For Relief Payments Amid Coronavirus Slowdown

Airlines Apply For Relief Payments Amid Coronavirus Slowdown

In return for a share of billions of dollars, the companies must say how they expect to pay it back and not lay off workers through Sept. 30, among other restrictions. (Image... Read more ...