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Trump escorted from briefing after shooting near White House

48 seconds ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Secret Service abruptly escorted President Donald Trump out of the White House press room in the middle of a briefing on Monday because of a shooting...
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Explosion targets convoy carrying U.S. military equipment near Iraq-Kuwait crossing

48 seconds ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BASRA - An explosion near the Jraischan border crossing between Iraq and Kuwaiti on Monday evening targeted a convoy carrying equipment for U.S. forces, three Iraqi security...
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Ottawa signed a 10-year, $382 million, sole-sourced contract with AMD Medicom for medical masks

48 seconds ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - The federal government signed a 10-year, $382-million sole-sourced contract with a Quebec firm to make millions of medical masks in Canada, after getting caught short...
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Mexico reports 5,558 new coronavirus cases, 705 more deaths

48 seconds ago   |   National Post

MEXICO CITY - Mexico's health ministry on Monday reported 5,558 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and 705 additional fatalities, bringing the total in the country to...
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U.S. governors question cost of Trump COVID-19 aid plans, urge talks to continue

48 seconds ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - Republican and Democratic governors said on Monday President Donald Trump's coronavirus relief measures were too expensive for states to implement as they struggle...
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Trump considers Gettysburg backdrop for presidential nomination speech

48 seconds ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that he is weighing delivering his speech accepting the Republican nomination later this month either at the White House or at the...
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Trump weighs blocking U.S. citizens coming home if coronavirus infection feared

48 seconds ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump is considering a measure to block U.S. citizens and permanent residents from returning home if they are suspected...
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Trump's $400 unemployment extension 'illegal,' says Bay Area congresswoman

52 seconds ago   |   ABC

"It was a bit of a show, frankly," said Rep. Jackie Speier of the president's executive order to add $400 a week in unemployment benefits.
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Trump Considers Banning Re-entry by Citizens Who May Have Coronavirus

2 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Under the proposal, the government could block a citizen or legal resident's entry if an official “reasonably believes” the person had been exposed to or was infected with the...
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Bloody clashes in Belarus as West condemns crackdown after election

17 minutes ago   |   National Post

MINSK - At least one person died as Belarusian police clashed with protesters on Monday after the opposition accused President Alexander Lukashenko of rigging his re-election...
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Trump briefing halted by Secret Service after shots fired near White House

Trump briefing halted by Secret Service after shots fired near White House

WASHINGTON - Secret Service agents abruptly halted President Trump's coronavirus briefing on Monday after an armed suspect was shot outside the White House. The president was... Read more ...

McDonald's is suing its ousted CEO for lying about sexual relationships with...

McDonald's is suing its ousted CEO for lying about sexual relationships with employees

The fast food chain is suing Steve Easterbrook for the amount of his exit package: about $40 million. Read more ...

Amazon may take over old JCPenneys and Sears to try and speed up deliveries

Amazon may take over old JCPenneys and Sears to try and speed up deliveries

Amazon may replace closed department stores at struggling malls. Read more ...

Trump says he will deliver RNC speech from Gettysburg battlefield or White House

Trump says he will deliver RNC speech from Gettysburg battlefield or White House

President Trump will either deliver his GOP nomination acceptance speech from the White House grounds or the battlefield at Gettysburg, he announced Monday. “We have narrowed... Read more ...

Disney World to reduce theme park hours in September

Disney World to reduce theme park hours in September

Operating hours at all Central Florida parks are changing. Read more ...

Almost 100K US kids infected with COVID-19 in last two weeks of July

Almost 100K US kids infected with COVID-19 in last two weeks of July

Almost 100,000 American children tested positive for the coronavirus in the last two weeks of July - an alarming 40 percent rise, according to new data. As officials continue... Read more ...

Houses explode in Baltimore, killing 1 and trapping others, fire union says

Houses explode in Baltimore, killing 1 and trapping others, fire union says

BALTIMORE - One person has died and others were reportedly trapped after an explosion Monday morning in Maryland, according to the Baltimore Firefighters Union IAFF Local... Read more ...

Dollar Tree, Family Dollar reverse course again; announce mandatory mask...

Dollar Tree, Family Dollar reverse course again; announce mandatory mask policy for customers

The latest decision comes as many major national retailers have decided to make face coverings mandatory. Read more ...

Rangers win NHL draft lottery, shot at Lafreniere

Rangers win NHL draft lottery, shot at Lafreniere

The New York Rangers won the second phase of the NHL draft lottery, giving them a shot at selecting winger Alexis Lafreniere. Read more ...

1 killed, several injured as ‘major gas explosion' obliterates three...

1 killed, several injured as ‘major gas explosion' obliterates three Baltimore homes

A huge gas explosion has reduced three row houses to rubble in Baltimore, Maryland, killing one resident and injuring several others, the city's fire department has said. At... Read more ...