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Feds bust scheme to sell millions of imaginary masks to foreign government

31 minutes ago   |   CNBC

Federal authorities unmasked a massive coronavirus scheme to sell a foreign government 50 million N95 face masks that didn't actually exist.
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SciArt Exchange inspires thousands to learn about space through the arts

1 hour ago   |   ABC

A NASA neuroscientist has created a non-profit that's helping children and adults across the world learn about space through art, music and poetry.
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Man charged for $317M sale of virus masks that didn't exist

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

A Georgia man was charged in federal court Thursday with trying to swindle a foreign government out of $317 million by promising to sell it face masks to protect against the...
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Mean Girls of Washington DC? Democratic congressman & acting DNI in Twitter squabble over Russiagate reveal

Mean Girls of Washington DC? Democratic congressman & acting DNI in Twitter squabble over Russiagate reveal

1 hour ago   |   RT

Former Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell has warned California Rep. Eric Swalwell that incriminating Russiagate transcripts will soon be declassified, hitting...
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U.K. Plans Citizenship for Hong Kong Residents in Row With China

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

U.K. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab warned the government will open a path to citizenship for 300,000 Hong Kong residents unless China backs down on its planned security laws.
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Tallying crisis' toll on MRR Development's Hotel Indigo

3 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Unlike many New York hotels, Hotel Indigo Lower East Side has kept its doors open during the coronavirus pandemic. But new financial disclosures show the last few months have...
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Cyprus Pledges to Cover ‘All Costs' for Tourists Who Test Positive for COVID-19 While on Vacation

3 hours ago   |   Time

Cyprus is pledging to cover all costs for anyone testing positive for the coronavirus while on vacation on the eastern Mediterranean island nation, according to a letter...
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Opinion: Some businesses are checking temperatures at the door - but is it just security theatre?

4 hours ago   |   National Post

Suddenly, thermometers are everywhere. Reopening colleges are planning to follow students' temperatures. The New York Stock Exchange won't let a member with a fever onto the...
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House passes bill to ease small business emergency loan rules

House passes bill to ease small business emergency loan rules

4 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

The House on Thursday overwhelmingly passed legislation that would relax restrictions on emergency government-backed loans designed to avoid mass layoffs at small businesses...
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SEC Is Scrutinizing Public Companies Granted Virus Relief Funds

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has started an inquiry into publicly traded companies that received coronavirus stimulus funds from the federal government...
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Trump signs social media executive order challenging platforms' liability...

Trump signs social media executive order challenging platforms' liability protections

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at the major social media platforms, denouncing the tech behemoths as “tantamount to a monopoly.” The order may... Read more ...

Minnesota rolls out National Guard to stop riots & looting, ‘ensure safety'...

Minnesota rolls out National Guard to stop riots & looting, ‘ensure safety' of peaceful protests over George Floyd killing

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has called in National Guard units after law enforcement failed to “provide safety” in Minneapolis as furious protests over the police killing of... Read more ...

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

The order comes days after the president lashed out at Twitter for applying fact checks to two of his tweets. Read more ...

Man says he broke into a bank to heat up Hot Pockets in a break room microwave

Man says he broke into a bank to heat up Hot Pockets in a break room microwave

A man broke into a Wells Fargo Bank in San Diego early Wednesday, but he says it's not for the reason most might expect. Read more ...

Over 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the...

Over 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the pandemic-real jobless rate over 23.9%

Subscribe to How To Reopen , our weekly newsletter on what it takes to reboot business in the midst of a pandemic . More than 2.1 million Americans filed initial unemployment... Read more ...

Dr. Fauci: Second wave of COVID-19 can be avoided

Dr. Fauci: Second wave of COVID-19 can be avoided

Dr. Anthony Fauci says a second wave of the novel coronavirus can be avoided if the United States can improve testing and contact tracing. Read more ...

Boston Marathon canceled for 1st time in 124-year history

Boston Marathon canceled for 1st time in 124-year history

BOSTON - The Boston Marathon has been canceled for the first time in its 124-year history. Read more ...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs daughter found in dresser

Authorities say a South Carolina woman and her boyfriend have been arrested and accused of killing the woman's disabled daughter and hiding her body inside a dresser drawer. Read more ...

Trump Readies Executive Order Targeting Protections For Social Media Companies

Trump Readies Executive Order Targeting Protections For Social Media Companies

The president had threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering, but he alone can't do that. Read more ...

NFL coaches could return to team facilities next week

NFL coaches could return to team facilities next week

Roger Goodell said Thursday that the virtual offseason is being extended for two more weeks. Read more ...