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Congress should pass tax credit for businesses to reopen safely

34 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

The country has endured a lot over the last five months, and people want to get back to their daily routines as soon as possible. Businesses continue to battle uncertainty and...
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Beirut's Shiites Like the Idea of Change, but Like Hezbollah More

44 minutes ago   |   NY Times

In a Shiite stronghold, people agree that the political system is dysfunctional and needs replacing, but not if that means Hezbollah ceding its power.
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U.K.'s Bailout Talks With Tata Steel, JLR Are Broken Off: FT

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

The U.K. government's bailout talks with Jaguar Land Rover and Tata Steel Ltd. recently broke off, the Financial Times reported, citing people it didn't identify.
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Russia starts production of Covid-19 vaccine - Health Ministry

Russia starts production of Covid-19 vaccine - Health Ministry

1 hour ago   |   RT

Production of the Russian vaccine for Covid-19 has been launched, the Health Ministry says. It was dubbed ‘Sputnik V' after the world's first artificial satellite launched by...
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Ben & Jerry's got into a fight with the British government over its 'lack of humanity' towards migrant boat people arriving from France

Ben & Jerry's got into a fight with the British government over its 'lack of humanity' towards migrant boat people arriving from France

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's unexpectedly found itself in a huge row with the British government after the company criticized its handling of migrant boats arriving from...
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Russia Worries If Awkward Ally's Time Is Up as Protests Swell

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Russia's options to preserve influence in its closest ally are narrowing as Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko's grip on power slips amid swelling popular protests...
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Thousands rally against SKorea leader despite virus warning

2 hours ago   |   ABC News

Thousands of anti-government protesters armed with umbrellas and raincoats have marched through the soggy streets of South Korea's capital, ignoring official pleas to stay home...
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Modi Promises Locally-Made Covid-19 Vaccine for All Indians

6 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

India has three Covid-19 vaccines under trial and will ensure a vaccine reaches every citizen, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, paying tribute to those fighting the...
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TeleTracking Technologies, Firm Running Coronavirus Database, Refuses to Answer Senators' Questions

7 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

A private technology company managing a new coronavirus database said a nondisclosure agreement with the Trump administration blocks it from discussing its $10.2 million contract.
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S.Korea's Moon says always ready to talk with Japan over historic disputes

8 hours ago   |   National Post

SEOUL - South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on Saturday said his government was always ready to talk with Japan over historic disputes,
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President Trump orders Chinese owner of TikTok to sell US assets

President Trump orders Chinese owner of TikTok to sell US assets

It remains unclear how the president's orders will affect the app's 100 million U.S. users. Read more ...

California heat wave raises wildfire threat, causes rolling blackouts

California heat wave raises wildfire threat, causes rolling blackouts

The state's operator was directed to turn off power to approximately 200,000 to 250,000 customers at a time in rotating power outages due to the strain on the power grid during... Read more ...

Humane society seeks donations after cat, kittens abandoned

Humane society seeks donations after cat, kittens abandoned

A cat who was in active labor was found abandoned in a box Thursday in Claremont, according to the Sullivan County Humane Society. Read more ...

Canada-U.S border restrictions extended to at least September

Canada-U.S border restrictions extended to at least September

The Canada-U.S. border will remain closed to non-essential travel for at least another month. Read more ...

FBI attorney to plead guilty for altering email in Russia probe

FBI attorney to plead guilty for altering email in Russia probe

A former FBI attorney is preparing to plead guilty to altering an email used to obtain a surveillance warrant on former Trump campaign aide Carter Page. The attorney, Kevin... Read more ...

Donald Trump's brother Robert hospitalized in New York

Donald Trump's brother Robert hospitalized in New York

President Trump's brother Robert has been hospitalized in New York, according to multiple reports Friday. The president's younger sibling, 72, is reportedly “gravely ill” but... Read more ...

'She was crying': Teen still missing as man taken into custody in Florida

'She was crying': Teen still missing as man taken into custody in Florida

An Amber Alert was issued Friday for a 16-year-old girl out of Orange County, Florida. Read more ...

Pirates' game Saturday in question after Reds player tests positive for COVID-19

Pirates' game Saturday in question after Reds player tests positive for COVID-19

The Pirates' game Saturday in Cincinnati is up in the air after a Reds player tested positive for COVID-19. Read more ...

Islanders answer Alex Ovechkin challenge to take 2-0 series lead

Islanders answer Alex Ovechkin challenge to take 2-0 series lead

Alex Ovechkin welcomed himself to the postseason Friday night, but the Islanders took a 2-0 series lead anyways. Barry Trotz's crew withstood a two-goal game from the dangerous... Read more ...

Kershaw dominates, Bellinger 2 HRs, Dodgers drop Angels 7-4

Kershaw dominates, Bellinger 2 HRs, Dodgers drop Angels 7-4

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Clayton Kershaw allowed one hit over seven brilliant innings, Cody Bellinger hit a pair of two-run homers and the Los Angeles Dodgers opened the Freeway... Read more ...