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House passes bill to ease small business emergency loan rules

House passes bill to ease small business emergency loan rules

57 minutes 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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The Political Week in Photos

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg   |   3 articles

Hong Kong took center stage in the worsening dispute between the U.S. and China after Beijing moved to tighten its grip on the former British colony, defying a threat by U.S...
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House Votes to Extend Popular Small Business Loan Program

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

The House voted Thursday to give small businesses financially strapped by the Covid-19 crisis more flexibility to spend forgivable loans for payrolls and expenses from the...
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Taiwan plans to buy land-based Harpoon anti-ship missiles from US - military

Taiwan plans to buy land-based Harpoon anti-ship missiles from US - military

1 hour ago   |   RT

Taiwan plans to buy land-based Boeing-made Harpoon anti-ship missiles as part of its military modernization scheme, its Defense Ministry said on Thursday. Speaking in...
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Trump Moves to Rein in Twitter and Facebook

1 hour ago   |   FOX News

Howie Kurtz on President Trump promising an Executive Order on social media 'fairness', conservatives hitting Trump on Joe Scarborough attacks and members of Congress asking...
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China's actions in Hong Kong could inflame US-China trade war

China's actions in Hong Kong could inflame US-China trade war

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

China's move to impose sweeping national security regulations against Hong Kong could exacerbate the trade war between Beijing and Washington, according to a report. Secretary...
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White House to skip economic forecast this summer showing depth of the downturn

White House to skip economic forecast this summer showing depth of the downturn

3 hours ago   |   Politico

The White House won't make its usual economic forecast when a review of federal spending is released this summer, two senior administration officials confirmed to POLITICO on...
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Why a Bipartisan Revolt Killed the House's Spy Bill?

3 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The move to nix a vote that would reauthorize expired portions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act comes after a collapse of broad support for legislation that was the...
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Sam Johnson Praised by Former Colleagues in Congress As a Hero and Patriot

4 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The former Texas congressman, who had been a seven-year POW in Vietnam, died aged 89.
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Trump preparing order targeting social media protections

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is preparing to sign an executive order Thursday aimed at curbing liability protections for social media companies, two days...
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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 ...

1 in 4 American workers have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

1 in 4 American workers have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

Another 2.1 million people filed initial jobless claims last week. 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 ...

Trump preparing order targeting social media protections

Trump preparing order targeting social media protections

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is preparing to sign an executive order Thursday aimed at curbing liability protections for social media companies, two days after he lashed... Read more ...

SC mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs daughter found in...

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

Jackleen Elizabeth Mullen and Audrevious Jarrell Williams were charged Wednesday Read more ...

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

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Legal and tech policy experts say Trump's executive order draft cracking...

Legal and tech policy experts say Trump's executive order draft cracking down on social media companies is dead on arrival

President Donald Trump is set to sign an executive order seeking to crack down on social media companies after Twitter took the rare step this week of adding fact-checking... Read more ...

The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

Rubbing your eyes when you're tired could increase risk for serious eye problems. Read more ...

Police conclude Dominic Cummings' castle trip possible ‘minor breach'

Police conclude Dominic Cummings' castle trip possible ‘minor breach'

LONDON - Boris Johnson's top aide's drive from his parents' property in Durham to Barnard Castle might have constituted a “minor breach” of lockdown regulations “that would... Read more ...

Trump preparing executive order targeting social media

Trump preparing executive order targeting social media

President Donald Trump is preparing to sign an executive order aimed at curbing liability protections for social media companies. Read more ...