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Asia shares rise on more stimulus hopes but dollar loses steam

13 days ago   |   By Reuters

Asian stocks rose on Friday as investors wagered policymakers will roll out more stimulus measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic after U.S. unemployment filings surged to a record.
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JCT: Coronavirus aid bill to cut taxes by $591B over 10 years

JCT: Coronavirus aid bill to cut taxes by $591B over 10 years

14 days ago   |   By Stl Today

The coronavirus financial rescue package the House will take up Friday would save U.S. households and businesses nearly $1 trillion in taxes this year, though companies would have to pay a chunk of that back starting in 2021. The Joint...
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Airline workers optimistic as House votes Friday on $58 billion coronavirus relief bill

Airline workers optimistic as House votes Friday on $58 billion coronavirus relief bill

14 days ago   |   By Stl Today

Georgina Felix stayed up until midnight Wednesday, glued to the TV in her Cooper City home, awaiting results of the Senate vote on a $2 trillion relief bill. In it is $58 billion in financial assistance for U.S. airlines gutted...
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Show Me the Relief Money - No Promises On When Coronavirus Checks Are Coming

Show Me the Relief Money - No Promises On When Coronavirus Checks Are Coming

14 days ago   |   By NPR

Under the plan, single people earning incomes below $75,000 will receive as much as $1,200. The White House says it will issue funds in three weeks but experts say it could take months for some. (Image credit: Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images)
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Show Me the Relief Money - No Promises On When Coronavirus Checks Are Coming

Show Me the Relief Money - No Promises On When Coronavirus Checks Are Coming

14 days ago   |   By NPR

Under the plan, single people earning incomes below $75,000 will receive as much as $1,200. The White House says it will issue funds in three weeks but experts say it could take months for some. (Image credit: Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images)
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U.S. House sets Friday debate for coronavirus aid bill

14 days ago   |   By Reuters

The U.S. House of Representatives will begin a two-hour debate on a sweeping, $2.2 trillion coronavirus aid bill at 9 a.m. on Friday but it was not clear whether the measure would be able to pass on a voice vote, the House Majority Leader's office said late on Thursday.
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U.S. House leaders determined to pass $2.2 trillion coronavirus bill

14 days ago   |   By Reuters

Leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives are determined to pass a $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief bill on Friday, or at the very latest on Saturday, hoping to provide the quickest help possible as deaths mount and the economy reels.
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U.S. egg prices hit record levels as pandemic buying boosts demand

14 days ago   |   By Reuters

Increased demand for eggs in the United States has sent egg prices soaring in recent weeks as consumers scramble to stock up on staples due to coronavirus shutdowns.
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Asia stocks rise on bets of more stimulus as dollar rally fades

14 days ago   |   By Reuters

Asian stocks rose on Friday as investors wagered policymakers will roll out additional stimulus measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic after U.S. unemployment filings surged to a record.
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BTS To Reschedule North American ‘Map Of The Soul' Tour Dates Due To Coronavirus

14 days ago   |   By Forbes

The North American leg of BTS's 2020 'Map of the Soul' world tour will be rescheduled, the act announced shortly after the U.S. became the world's leader in reported COVID-19 cases.
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UTC, Raytheon deal wins U.S. antitrust approval, with divestitures

14 days ago   |   By Reuters

The U.S. Justice Department has approved United Technologies Corporation's planned merger with Raytheon Co , subject to conditions, the agency said on Thursday.
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New U.S. Unemployment Growth Presents Special Problems For Foreign Workers

14 days ago   |   By Forbes

There is little doubt that the outbreak of the coronavirus is having a devastating impact on the U. S. economy, and in turn on the hiring of foreign workers coming to the United States.
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Congress Approved The $2 Trillion Relief Package. When Can I Expect My Check?

14 days ago   |   By NPR

Under the plan, single people earning incomes below $75,000 will receive as much as $1,200. The White House says it will issue funds in three weeks but experts say it could take months for some.
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Virus relief package could help Trump, Kushner businesses

14 days ago   |   By Chron

WASHINGTON - The $2 trillion legislative package moving through Congress to shore up the U.S. economy devastated by the coronavirus was carefully written to prevent President Donald Trump and his family from profiting from the federal fund. But the fine print reveals that businesses owned by Trump and his family still may be eligible for some assistance.
The massive relief fund, rushed through the Senate and expected to soon be passed by the House, includes language inserted by Democrats that explicitly prevents Trump, who did not divest from his company before taking office, from using...
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Congress Approved The $2 Trillion Relief Package. When Can I Expect My Check?

14 days ago   |   By NPR

Under the plan, single people earning incomes below $75,000 will receive as much as $1,200. The White House says it will issue funds in three weeks but experts say it could take months for some.
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Coronavirus relief bill: What it means for business

14 days ago   |   By NY Times

The $2 trillion aid package is expected to save jobs and bail out companies, but it reorders the relationship between government and private industry.
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Coronavirus relief bill: What it means for business

14 days ago   |   By NY Times

The $2 trillion aid package is expected to save jobs and bail out companies, but it reorders the relationship between government and private industry.
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U.S. House leaders plan to pass $2.2 trillion coronavirus bill Friday

14 days ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she expected the chamber to pass an estimated $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief bill when it meets on Friday, after the Senate overwhelmingly approved the unprecedented economic rescue legislation on Wednesday evening.
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US weekly unemployment claims jump by 6.6 million, bringing 3-week total to...

US weekly unemployment claims jump by 6.6 million, bringing 3-week total to more than 16 MILLION

The US Labor Department reported on Thursday that the jobless rolls continued to grow due to the Covid-19 lockdown, with 6.6 million Americans filing first-time unemployment... Read more ...

Republicans are worried Trump is hurting himself with rally-like...

Republicans are worried Trump is hurting himself with rally-like performances at coronavirus briefings and are urging him to step back

Republicans are encouraging President Donald Trump to take a step back at daily coronavirus press briefings and let the experts lead the way, The New York Times reported on... Read more ...

Round 3: Facebook Live Events for Running Your Business During the COVID-19...

Round 3: Facebook Live Events for Running Your Business During the COVID-19 Outbreak

The highly-anticipated Facebook Live sessions are back to bring you one more week of tips in our Secrets of Top Selling Facebook Group. During these Facebook Live sessions... Read more ...

FirstResponders First Partners with Marriott International to Provide Free...

FirstResponders First Partners with Marriott International to Provide Free Accommodations to Healthcare Workers on the Frontlines of the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have devastating impact, FirstRespondersFirst announced today a partnership with Marriott International to support frontline healthcare... Read more ...

Fed rolls out $2.3 trillion plan to stabilize economy

Fed rolls out $2.3 trillion plan to stabilize economy

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve is taking additional steps to provide up to $2.3 trillion in loans to support the economy. The money will target American households and... Read more ...

Doctors are asking states to use their lethal-injection drugs to treat...

Doctors are asking states to use their lethal-injection drugs to treat patients with COVID-19, instead

States that execute prisoners by lethal injection have a stockpile of drugs that, amid the pandemic, are now in short supply. "Your stockpile could save the lives of hundreds... Read more ...

Dow climbs 350 points as new Fed stimulus offsets historic unemployment filings

Dow climbs 350 points as new Fed stimulus offsets historic unemployment filings

US stocks climbed on Thursday, continuing gains from Wednesday, as t he Federal Reserve announced an additional $2.3 trillion in aid to businesses and governments. Data... Read more ...

How to check which version of Android you have on your device

How to check which version of Android you have on your device

To check which version of Android you have on the device in your possession, navigate to your phone or tablet's system settings. Knowing which version of Android you have can... Read more ...

China is relaxing its coronavirus lockdowns, but the rules are still more...

China is relaxing its coronavirus lockdowns, but the rules are still more restrictive than US cities under quarantine

China eased coronavirus travel restrictions in Wuhan this week, ending a 76-day quarantine, with a drop in the country's new daily cases signaling the lockdowns have helped... Read more ...

How to unmute posts on Instagram using the mobile app

How to unmute posts on Instagram using the mobile app

You can unmute posts on Instagram from going into the specific user's profile page. Once you've unmuted a user's posts, you'll see their content in your Instagram feed... Read more ...