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As Americans lose their jobs, Senate gears up to give Israel A MINIMUM of $38 billion over 10 years

1 day ago   |   By RT

With the US economy reeling from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee agreed to give Israel a minimum of $3.8 billion in military aid per year. A full vote on the gift is expected soon.
The US unemployment rate now stands at 14.7 percent, the worst figure since records began. Nearly 39 million Americans have lost their jobs since the coronavirus reached US shores in late January, and the Congressional Budget Office warned on Tuesday that the US economy won't recover from its current contraction until after next year. Moreover, the federal...
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Unemployment rate could remain in double digits through election: WH adviser

Unemployment rate could remain in double digits through election: WH adviser

A White House economic adviser cautioned Sunday that the unemployment rate could grow “north of 20 percent” in May and remain in double-digits through the November presidential... Read more ...

A Silicon Valley exodus, law firm drama, and the most consequential startup...

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Defiant protesters chanting 'liberate Hong Kong' flood the streets to oppose...

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Minor league baseball stadium being offered up on Airbnb for first time ever

Minor league baseball stadium being offered up on Airbnb for first time ever

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A heartbreaking New York Times front page lists 1,000 coronavirus deaths...

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The New York Times prepared a powerful front page for its May 24 print edition, marking the somber milestone of 100,000 coronavirus deaths in the United States. The newspaper... Read more ...

First Iranian tanker crosses into Venezuela's economic zone as US ships...

First Iranian tanker crosses into Venezuela's economic zone as US ships spotted nearby - tracking data

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'The Match 2' purse: How much money will Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning, Tom...

'The Match 2' purse: How much money will Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Phil Mickelson win for charity?

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New York is relaxing restrictions on group gatherings as the state sees its...

New York is relaxing restrictions on group gatherings as the state sees its lowest single-day death toll since March

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday signed an executive order to allow the non-essential gathering of groups of 10 or fewer people. The move came hours after the New York... Read more ...

Rental Car Giant Hertz Files For Bankruptcy Protection

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A decrease in travel amid the coronavirus pandemic has dealt a "sudden and dramatic" blow to the company's revenue. (Image credit: SAUL LOEB/SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images) Read more ...

Hertz Preparing To File For Bankruptcy: WSJ

Hertz Preparing To File For Bankruptcy: WSJ

Hertz Global Holdings Inc is preparing to file for bankruptcy as soon as Friday night, according to the Wall Street Journal. Read more ...