Economic Sanctions

U.S. plans major investment program with Colombia - White House

20 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - U.S. officials will unveil a major economic investment program with the Colombian government next week as Washington expands its drive to yank supply chains out of...
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Trump Makes Clear His Opposition to More Money to Support Mail Voting

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

The president's remarks fueled alarm among Democrats that he is seeking to undercut the election and sow confusion about the outcome.
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Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Informs and Engages

2 hours ago   |   Economic Modeling

COVID-19 has propelled data dashboards and visualization to the forefront of conversations. On a daily basis people would visit news outlets and be struck by another...
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$400 Unemployment Supplement Is Really $300, and Won't Arrive Soon

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

New state claims fell below one million for the first week since March. But jobless ranks remain vast, and a White House relief plan faces hurdles.
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John Ivison: Chinese ambassador denies intimidation of Chinese-Canadians

3 hours ago   |   National Post

Any moves by Canada to sanction Chinese officials for human rights violations against the Muslim Uyghur population would be met with a "strong and resolute reaction," according...
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Biden-Harris is a stinker and other commentary

Biden-Harris is a stinker and other commentary

3 hours ago   |   New York Post

Campaign watch: Biden-Harris Is a Stinker Any presidential running mate “should first and foremost ‘do no harm,' ” Republican consultant Bradley A. Blakeman observes at...
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Biden, Harris call for all states to mandate masks after first joint Covid-19 briefing

Biden, Harris call for all states to mandate masks after first joint Covid-19 briefing

4 hours ago   |   Politico   |   3 articles

Joe Biden and his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris called on Thursday for every governor to mandate mask-wearing in public for at least the next three months, citing studies...
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Forecast says US hotel occupancy may not recover until 2023

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

U.S. hotel demand likely won't see a full recovery until 2023, according to a new forecast from travel data company STR and consultant Tourism Economics. The two firms said...
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Ex-Fed Chair Yellen advises Biden on virus economic fallout

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WILMINGTON, Del. - Former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was among a team of advisers who briefed Joe Biden on Thursday about the economic fallout from the coronavirus. The...
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A White House report claims that roughly 81% of coronavirus job losses are likely to be temporary

A White House report claims that roughly 81% of coronavirus job losses are likely to be temporary

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A report released Thursday by the White House Council of Economic Advisers said that roughly 81% of coronavirus job losses are likely to be temporary. The report found that the...
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President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump also predicted, without providing evidence, that mail-in ballots would lead to widespread voter fraud in November. Read more ...

President Trump says UAE to open diplomatic ties with Israel

President Trump says UAE to open diplomatic ties with Israel

The announcement means that the UAE, which is home to the cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, would become the first Gulf Arab state to have ties to Israel. Read more ...

Joe Biden Calls For Nationwide Mask Mandate 'Immediately'

Joe Biden Calls For Nationwide Mask Mandate 'Immediately'

Biden made his stance on coronavirus face masks clear during one of the first official campaign events he's held with running mate Kamala Harris. Read more ...

LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with...

LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with attorney general

Attorneys for the family of Breonna Taylor are holding a news conference Thursday to discuss the meeting they had with Kentucky's attorney general. Read more ...

US jobless claims fall below 1 million but remain high

US jobless claims fall below 1 million but remain high

WASHINGTON - The number of laid-off workers applying for unemployment aid fell below 1 million last week for the first time since the pandemic intensified five months ago yet... Read more ...

AMC Theaters reopening in Mass.; 15-cent tickets offered on first day

AMC Theaters reopening in Mass.; 15-cent tickets offered on first day

AMC Theatres, the nation's largest movie theater chain, will reopen in the U.S. on Aug. 20 with retro ticket prices of 15 cents per movie. Read more ...

DOJ: Yale Discriminates Against Asian American and White Applicants In...

DOJ: Yale Discriminates Against Asian American and White Applicants In Admissions

The Justice Department said its two-year investigation found that race is "the determinative factor in hundreds of admissions decisions each year." Yale categorically denies... Read more ...

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

President Trump on Thursday announced a historic peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates that would pave the way for full normalization of relations between... Read more ...

Apple just removed 'Fortnite' from the App Store and the company behind the...

Apple just removed 'Fortnite' from the App Store and the company behind the game fired back with a scathing video that roasts the iPhone-maker's most iconic ad

Epic Games, the company behind "Fortnite," aired a video on Thursday roasting Apple and its iconic "1984" television ad, after Apple yanked the game from the App Store. Epic... Read more ...

Travis Kelce cashing in with huge extension from Chiefs

Travis Kelce cashing in with huge extension from Chiefs

The Chiefs and star tight end Travis Kelce are reportedly closing in on an extension. According to multiple reports Thursday, the five-time Pro Bowler is about to ink a... Read more ...