World leaders to meet virtually to coordinate virus response

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 12:57:09 +0000

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Leaders of the world’s most powerful economies will convene virtually on Thursday to try and coordinate a response to the fast-spreading coronavirus, which has shuttered businesses and forced well over a quarter of the world’s population into home isolation. The meeting for the Group of 20 nations will be chaired by […]

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US hospitals rush to find beds for surge of virus patients

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 06:07:06 +0000

SEATTLE: With her due date fast approaching, Kelly McCarty packed a bag with nursing tops, a robe, slippers and granola bars. Last week’s ultrasound, she said, showed “this baby is head down and ready to go.” But the new coronavirus has thrown her a curveball, bouncing her and about 140 other expectant moms from their […]

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Trump, Congress agree on $2 trillion virus rescue bill

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 07:33:44 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The White House and Senate leaders of both parties announced agreement early Wednesday on unprecedented emergency legislation to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic. The urgently needed pandemic response measure is the largest economic rescue measure in history and is intended as a […]

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The GOP’s Coronavirus Bailout Would Let Trump’s Hotels Get a Loan But Not Planned Parenthood

Credit to Author: Greg Walters| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 00:58:49 +0000

Democrats are demanding GOP leaders remove the clause barring Planned Parenthood and increase restrictions and transparency on the loans to businesses, a senior Senate aide told VICE News on Monday.

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