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Trump's Fed pick Judy Shelton faces obstacles to confirmation

2 monthes ago   |   By CNBC

The move comes with two pressing questions - whether she could be a future chair, and if she even will be able to serve if confirmed.
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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The CDC is recommending that people wear face coverings or cloth masks if...

The CDC is recommending that people wear face coverings or cloth masks if they go out in public

The CDCis recommending - but not requiring - that people cover their faces if they have to go out in public as the coronavirus spreads across the US. There isn't much good... 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 ...

Zoom will enable meeting passwords and virtual waiting rooms by default to...

Zoom will enable meeting passwords and virtual waiting rooms by default to help stop 'Zoombombing' incidents

Zoom is improving the security settings on its app, after facing backlash from users. Starting April 5, Zoom will require passwords if a user tries to enter a meeting using... Read more ...

Roll-out of a business loan program brings hope to small businesses impacted...

Roll-out of a business loan program brings hope to small businesses impacted by COVID-19

Small businesses, crippled by the coronavirus crisis, are hoping government programs will be the safety net to help keep them afloat. Read more ...