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  • GOP Has Left Millions of Out-of-Work Americans in Limbo
    2020-08-06 03:25:54 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that Republicans were set to roll out the next COVID-19 aid package Monday and assured there was backing from the White House after he and President Donald Trump’s top aide met to s...

  • WH Signals Willingness to Accept Keeping $600 Benefit For Now
    2020-08-06 03:25:39 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and some of its Republican allies in the Senate are signaling they want to extend, at least temporarily, a $600-per-week expanded jobless benefit that has helped keep families and the economy afloat during the COV...

  • Biden Slams Trump/GOP, Demands to Fix Unemployment Benefits
    2020-08-06 03:25:27 UTC
    WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Saturday slammed Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for letting the Senate go home for the weekend without a deal to extend the unemployment benefits or protect renters faci...

  • Pelosi Has "No Confidence in WH Coronavirus Task Force"
    2020-08-03 01:09:20 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday she does not have confidence in White House coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx, linking her to disinformation about the virus spread by President Donald Trump. ...

  • John Lewis Visits Black Lives Matter Plaza with Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser
    2020-07-31 19:18:58 UTC
    <p><a href="https://www.global-gathering.com/news/19277"></a></p><h2>&gt; <a href="/news/19293">Obama: John Lewis Is a Founding Father of a Better America</a></h2><h2>&gt; <a href="/news/19292">Civil Rights Pioneer John Lewis Will Lie In State At ...

  • Obama: John Lewis Is a Founding Father of a Better America
    2020-07-31 03:30:10 UTC
    ATLANTA (AP) — John Lewis was celebrated as an American hero during his funeral Thursday as former President Barack Obama and others called on people to follow Lewis’ example and fight injustice. Three former presidents joined in the eulogies a...

  • Civil Rights Pioneer John Lewis To Lie In State At The U.S. Capitol
    2020-07-30 19:39:00 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a solemn display of bipartisan unity, congressional leaders praised Democratic Rep. John Lewis as a moral force for the nation on Monday in a Capitol Rotunda memorial service rich with symbolism and punctuated by the booming, ...

  • US: Republican Senator Calls Slavery a "Necessary Evil"
    2020-07-27 01:15:11 UTC
    <p><em>Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) referred to slavery as a &ldquo;necessary evil&rdquo; in arguing against use of The New York Times&rsquo; 1619 Project in the classroom. Cotton introduced a bill last week that would cut funding to schools that adopt ...

  • Hurricane Hanna Hits Texas
    2020-07-26 01:24:52 UTC
    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Hurricane Hanna roared ashore onto the Texas Gulf Coast as a Category 1 storm on Saturday, bringing winds that lashed the shoreline with rain and storm surge, and even threatening to bring possible tornadoes to a part ...

  • UK Death Toll Edges Close to 50,000: Boris Johnson Says "Maybe There Were Things We Could Have Done Differently"
    2020-07-25 00:23:45 UTC
    <p>LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has been criticised for acting too slowly in the COVID-19 pandemic, said on Friday there may have been things he could have done differently.&nbsp;</p><p>He has pledged to hold an inq...

  • A Look at Comet Neowise
    2020-07-24 19:31:19 UTC
    LINVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The newly discovered comet Neowise is only visible from Earth once every 6,800 years, and photographers who want to document it seek places with high elevation and little smog or light pollution. A place like North Carolina’s...

  • Ocasio-Cortez Takes Down Male Chauvinist on U.S. House Floor
    2020-07-23 20:17:29 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s outrage over a Republican lawmaker’s verbal assault broadened into an extraordinary moment on the House floor Thursday as she and other Democrats assailed a sexist culture of “accepting violence an...

  • GOP Senators Struggle with $600 Weekly Unemployment Boost
    2020-07-23 02:04:36 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans and the White House reached tentative agreement late Wednesday for more testing funds in the next COVID-19 relief package, but deep disagreements over the scope of the $1 trillion in federal aid have forced a s...

  • Tesla Quarterly Revenue Fell to $6.04 Billion
    2020-07-22 23:42:19 UTC
    (Reuters) - Tesla Inc on Wednesday beat analysts’ estimates for second-quarter revenue, helped by better-than-expected vehicle deliveries despite disruptions caused by the coronavirus crisis. Revenue fell to $6.04 billion from $6.35 billion a y...

  • Biden and Warren Get together, Take Aim at Trump
    2020-07-22 19:11:54 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden accused Elizabeth Warren last year of holding an “angry, unyielding viewpoint.” She embraced that label and slammed Biden as “naive” for thinking he could work with Republicans as president. She warned Democrats against...

  • GOP: Lobbing Attacks at Liz Cheney over Breaking with Trump
    2020-07-21 20:10:07 UTC
    Members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus tore into Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) during a heated GOP conference meeting on Tuesday, lobbing attacks at her for breaking with President Donald Trump, supporting Dr. Anthony Fauci and backing a prim...

  • Speaker Nancy Pelosi Says Trump Will Be 'Fumigated Out' of Office
    2020-07-21 19:12:06 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. Democrat said on Monday that Donald Trump might not like the outcome of the Nov. 3 presidential election but reminded the Republican president that he will have to vacate the White House if he loses. “There i...

  • UK Covid-19 Vaccine Shows Promising Results
    2020-07-20 19:18:54 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — Scientists at Oxford University say their experimental coronavirus vaccine has been shown in an early trial to prompt a protective immune response in hundreds of people who got the shot. British researchers first began testing the...

  • ASSASSINATION: U.S. Federal Judge's Son Killed, Husband Shot
    2020-07-20 16:57:20 UTC
    A gunman posing as a delivery person shot and killed the 20-year-old son of a federal judge and wounded her husband at their New Jersey home before fleeing, according to judiciary officials. The shooting occurred Sunday evening at the North Bru...

  • A timeline of events in the life of John Lewis
    2020-07-20 16:09:34 UTC
    Born in rural Alabama during the dark days of Jim Crow segregation, Rep. John Lewis rose from poverty to become a leader of the civil rights movement and later was elected to Congress. Here is a timeline of some major events in Lewis’ life. Feb...

  • Civil Rights Icon and U.S. Rep. John Lewis, Dies at 80
    2020-07-18 17:02:14 UTC
    Civil rights icon and U.S. Rep. John Lewis, who has been receiving hospice care, passed away at the age of 80 at his home in Atlanta on Friday. Lewis, a Democrat, played a key role in the civil rights movement and marched with the Rev. Martin ...

  • Bruce Willis and second wife welcome baby girl
    2020-07-18 04:12:19 UTC
    <p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><a href="https://24848716.weebly.com/uploads/4/5/0/4/45044157/6975861_orig.jpg" rel="lightbox[gallery748572549524520925]" title="(from left to right) Ralph Abernathy , James Forman, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Re...

  • Trump Administration Rescinds Rule on International Students
    2020-07-14 20:14:16 UTC
    BOSTON (AP) — The Trump administration has rescinded a rule that would have required international students to transfer schools or leave the country if their colleges hold classes entirely online this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic. U...

  • WHO Warns "No Return to Normal, It’s Going to Get Worse and Worse and Worse”
    2020-07-13 21:48:19 UTC
    MIAMI (AP) — The resurgence of the coronavirus in the United States ignited fierce debate Monday about whether to reopen schools, as global health officials warned that the pandemic will intensify unless more countries adopt comprehensive plans to...

  • Meet Donald Trump's 'dirty trickster' Roger Stone
    2020-07-13 20:09:37 UTC
    WASHINGTON (By Astead W. Herndon BOSTON GLOBE) — For decades, mainstream Republicans mocked Roger Stone Jr. for his seersucker suits and outlandish affection for Richard Nixon, whose face he has tattooed on his back. They shrugged when he made out...