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Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homes

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald   |   11 articles

NEW YORK - Nursing home residents are among the Americans getting $1,200 checks as part of the U.S. government's plan to revive the economy. But with many long-term care...
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Much Of U.S. Scales Back On Holiday, But Trump Plans To Go Big

Much Of U.S. Scales Back On Holiday, But Trump Plans To Go Big

1 hour ago   |   The Huffington Post

As coronavirus cases spike, public health officials are pleading with Americans to hold more muted Independence Day celebrations, but subdued is not the president's style.
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Johnson withdraws plan to swap Columbus Day for Juneteenth

3 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson has withdrawn his proposal to eliminate the Columbus Day holdiay amid intense criticism from conservative commentators.
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Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homes

4 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   11 articles

Nursing home residents are among the Americans getting $1,200 checks as part of the U.S. government's plan to revive the economy. But with many long-term care facilities under...
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Court Should Reverse Flawed Antitrust Ruling

4 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Antitrust law very rarely is applied to look backward in time to unwind a consummated deal. No court has ever granted a private plaintiff's request to unwind a merger after its...
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Trump Admin Puts U.S. Workers First in Line as Jobs Return

4 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Last week the president took an important step to help Americans who have been put out of work by the coronavirus.
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EU says Iran has triggered nuclear deal dispute mechanism

EU says Iran has triggered nuclear deal dispute mechanism

6 hours ago   |   Politico

Tehran has triggered a dispute resolution mechanism in the Iran nuclear deal, citing concerns over the implementation of the deal, according to the EU's foreign policy chief...
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U.S. Nuclear Envoy to Visit South Korea, Japan, Yonhap Reports

7 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun, the Trump administration's main representative for North Korea, will visit South Korea Tuesday before heading to Japan, Yonhap...
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U.S. Sends Aircraft Carriers to Exercise in South China Sea

11 hours ago   |   Bloomberg   |   3 articles

The U.S. is sending the USS Ronald Reagan and USS Nimitz aircraft carriers to the South China Sea for military exercises as China ramps up its own drills in the area, drawing...
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Critics of US-Taliban deal say militants can't be trusted

12 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Intelligence that Afghan militants might have accepted Russian bounties for killing American troops did not scuttle the U.S.-Taliban agreement or President Donald...
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Kim Guilfoyle, campaign official and girlfriend of Trump Jr., tests positive...

Kim Guilfoyle, campaign official and girlfriend of Trump Jr., tests positive for coronavirus in South Dakota

Kim Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr. and a top Trump campaign official, tested positive for coronavirus ahead of the president's speech in South Dakota on Friday... Read more ...

New Idaho Laws Target Transgender Residents

New Idaho Laws Target Transgender Residents

Transgender people in Idaho say two new state laws are aimed at making their lives much harder. One involves changing the sex listed on birth certificates. The other affects... Read more ...

Washington Redskins to review team's name

Washington Redskins to review team's name

The Washington Redskins will undergo a “thorough review” of its controversial name, prompted by recent events around the country and feedback from the community, the team... Read more ...

SCOTUS Allows Alabama to Restore Voting Restrictions

SCOTUS Allows Alabama to Restore Voting Restrictions

The Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision Thursday blocked a lower court ruling allowing curbside voting in Alabama and waiving some absentee ballot requirements during the pandemic... Read more ...

UK looks to the White House with plan to televise press briefings

UK looks to the White House with plan to televise press briefings

LONDON - Boris Johnson's government plans to shake up the U.K.'s system for briefing the press and introduce White House-style televised briefings from Downing Street. Before... Read more ...

Washington Post Editorial Board Spells Out A Stark Truth About The...

Washington Post Editorial Board Spells Out A Stark Truth About The Coronavirus To Trump

“The reality is that the virus is not under control; it is in control," the newspaper's board told the president in its new column. Read more ...

Florida hits new Covid-19 record ahead of Pence visit

Florida hits new Covid-19 record ahead of Pence visit

TALLAHASSEE - Florida set a new record for coronavirus cases, reporting more than 10,100 new infections as Vice President Mike Pence was to meet with Gov. Ron DeSantis Thursday... Read more ...

Senate sends Hong Kong sanctions bill to Trump

Senate sends Hong Kong sanctions bill to Trump

The Senate on Thursday finalized passage of a sanctions bill to penalize China for its new national security law for Hong Kong that U.S. lawmakers say effectively ends the... Read more ...

Russia Investigation Material to Remain Secret Past Election

Russia Investigation Material to Remain Secret Past Election

House Democrats are unlikely to see secret material from Robert Mueller's Russia investigation before Election Day because of a move by the Supreme Court on Thursday. In what... Read more ...

Trump Plans National Mall Blowout Amid Pandemic

Trump Plans National Mall Blowout Amid Pandemic

As coronavirus cases spike, public health officials are pleading with Americans to avoid large crowds and hold more muted Independence Day celebrations, but subdued is not... Read more ...