New Jersey and Delaware Primary Elections: What to Watch For

New Jersey and Delaware are holding primary elections on Tuesday, with a presidential primary in Delaware and multiple congressional primaries across New Jersey. Both states are conducting their primaries largely by mail. New Jersey has mailed ballots to the state’s 2.3 million registered Democrats and 1.3 million Republicans, and ballot applications to 2.4 million unaffiliated […]

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Companies seen slashing capex 12% this year, deeper than in 2009 -data

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Workers remove boards from windows in a local store, as phase one of reopening after lockdown begins, during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at 5th Avenue in New York City By Patturaja Murugaboopathy BENGALURU (Reuters) – Big and mid-cap firms globally are expected to slash capital spending by an […]

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UK consumers remain cautious about returning to high streets

© Reuters. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Leicester LONDON (Reuters) – The number of shoppers visiting retailers was down by nearly 50% last week compared with a year earlier and the amount of money spent in pubs and restaurants as they reopened last weekend suffered a similar fall, data showed on Tuesday. The figures […]

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UK government coronavirus lending rises to 45 billion pounds

© Reuters. Morning rush hour in London LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s government has underwritten 45 billion pounds ($56 billion) of borrowing by businesses hit by the coronavirus and spent more than 27 billion pounds so far to support jobs, finance ministry figures showed on Tuesday. Total spending under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, which supports […]

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ECB may ask banks to withhold dividends for longer

© Reuters. Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Frankfurt FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The European Central Bank is considering an extension to a recommendation that banks suspend dividends and share buybacks, and will soon provide an update, ECB bank supervisor Kerstin af Jochnick said on Tuesday. The ECB asked banks to stop dividends and buybacks […]

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Disabled veteran committed for shooting 2 in Florida ER

A disabled Army veteran convicted of shooting and wounding two people inside a Florida veterans hospital has been committed to a mental health care facility for 25 years By The Associated Press July 7, 2020, 8:14 AM 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A disabled Army […]

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How risky is dining out during the COVID-19 pandemic?

How risky is dining out during the COVID-19 pandemic? There is some risk, but health officials say there are precautions you can take to minimize the chances you’ll be exposed to the virus. Ordering takeout or delivery is still the safest option for getting restaurant food, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and […]

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Retailers to governors: Please mandate face mask wearing

Retailers have a message for state governors: Please make everyone wear a face mask By JOSEPH PISANI AP Retail Writer July 7, 2020, 8:01 AM 1 min read NEW YORK — Retailers have a message for state governors: Please make everyone wear a face mask. The Retail Industry Leaders Association, which represents Target, Home Depot […]

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Kaepernick’s Deal With Disney Includes a Jemele Hill Project at ESPN

Colin Kaepernick and the Walt Disney Company announced a production deal Monday that will see the activist quarterback produce “scripted and unscripted stories that explore race, social injustice and the quest for equity” for the media giant’s various platforms, including ESPN. Work has already begun on a documentary series that will explore the last five […]

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Japan’s household spending slumps by record as curbs hit travel, dining out

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A waitress wearing a protective mask cleans a table at Toshirhin restaurant in Tokyo By Daniel Leussink and Yoshifumi Takemoto TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s household spending fell at the fastest pace on record in May, as consumers heeded authorities’ calls to stay home to contain the coronavirus pandemic, pushing the world’s […]

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U.K. Sanctions, Facebook, Jair Bolsonaro: Your Tuesday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the . And now for the Back Story on … Teaching about racism Jane Elliott, now 87, came up with a lesson in 1968 to force children to experience prejudice firsthand. She split up her class into two groups based on an arbitrary characteristic: eye color. Those […]

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Currency crisis impoverishes Iranians, strains economic defenses

2/2 © Reuters. An unauthorised seller counts U.S. dollars at Ferdowsi square in Tehran 2/2 By Parisa Hafezi and Davide Barbuscia DUBAI (Reuters) – Desperate to afford her daughter’s overseas university fees, 58-year-old retired Iranian teacher Maryam Hosseini withdrew all her savings from the bank to buy U.S. dollars. It was not enough. With three […]

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Australia’s central bank holds rate at record low, keeps wary eye on recovery

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Two women walk next to the Reserve Bank of Australia headquarters in central Sydney By Swati Pandey SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s central bank held its cash rate at an all-time low on Tuesday, in a widely expected decision, and said it will help buttress the economic recovery by maintaining its accommodative […]

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Australia’s Central Bank Sits Tight as Second Wave Risks Mount

© Bloomberg. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) building stands in Sydney, Australia, on Monday, May 18, 2020. Australia’s central bank decided against buying government bonds last week, the first time that’s happened since it began a quantative easing program in late March that sought to hold down three-year yields in order to lower interest […]

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Feds to decide if 2 Mississippi turtles need protection

The federal government says it will decide whether protection is needed for a map turtle found only in Mississippi and a related species found in Mississippi and Louisiana By The Associated Press July 7, 2020, 5:36 AM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NEW ORLEANS — The federal government says it […]

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Fed’s Bostic says U.S. recovery may be ‘levelling off’: FT interview

© Reuters. “Challenges for Monetary Policy” conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming (Reuters) – Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic said the U.S. economic recovery is in danger of stalling due to the recent spike in coronavirus cases across many American states. High-frequency data had shown a “levelling off” of economic activity both in terms […]

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Lily-Rose Depp Looks Identical To Mom Vanessa Paradis, Johnny’s Partner Of 14 Years, In Crop Top

Lily-Rose Depp is so incredibly striking. Johnny Depp’s daughter looked just like her model/actress mom Vanessa Paradis while out for a Parisian stroll in jeans and a white crop top. Lily-Rose Depp makes casual street style look so chic, thanks to her stunning beauty. The 21-year-old model and actress donned a flirty white crop top as […]

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Virus loans helped entities tied to Trump evangelical allies

Churches connected to President Donald Trump and other organizations linked to current or former Trump evangelical advisers received at least $17.3 million in loans from a federal rescue package designed to aid small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. Those receiving loans include City of Destiny, the Florida church that Trump’s personal pastor and White House […]

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro undergoes lung test after reported coronavirus symptoms

Jair Bolsonaro, the Brazilian president who has been widely criticized over his handling of the coronavirus outbreak in his country said his lungs were clean after reports that he showed symptoms of COVID-19, Reuters reported. “I came from the hospital,” he told Foco do Brazil, which was described by Reuters as a pro-government Youtube channel. […]

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Kylie Jenner Poses For Breathtaking Vacay Pics In Curve-Hugging Keyhole Mini Dress: ‘I Love It Here’

Kylie Jenner looks out of this world in her latest vacation pics. The reality star posed for a series of sexy snaps at the lavish Amangiri resort in Utah. Kylie Jenner, 22, proved yet again that she’s the queen of Instagram photo shoots. On July 6 the make-up mogul shared her latest vacation pictures to […]

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Sofia Richie Rocks Cow Print Bikini While Hanging Out With Pals After ‘Fun’ Reunion With Scott Disick

Sofia Richie was a gorgeous sight to see when she wore a cow print bikini while hanging out with friends in Malibu, one day after she reunited with ex Scott Disick for dinner and a ‘comfortable’ beach outing. Sofia Richie, 21, enjoyed a busy weekend that included a holiday with her ex Scott Disick, 37, […]

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