Supreme Court expected to issue rulings Thursday in Trump tax returns, financial records cases

The Supreme Court is expected to release their final three opinions of current term on Thursday, two of them having to do with subpoenas for President Trump’s financial records, including his tax returns. One involves two consolidated cases in which Democrat-led House committees are seeking records from accounting firm Mazars USA, Deutsche Bank, and Capital […]

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New Jersey Primary Election Results: 12th Congressional District

Note: The percentage reporting is an A.P. estimate of the expected votes. Source: Election results and race calls from The Associated Press By Sarah Almukhtar, Michael Andre, Aliza Aufrichtig, Matthew Bloch, Larry Buchanan, Andrew Chavez, Nate Cohn, Annie Daniel, Andrew Fischer, Will Houp, Jonathan Huang, Josh Katz, Aaron Krolik, K.K. Rebecca Lai, Jasmine C. Lee, […]

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New Jersey Presidential Democratic Primary Election Results

Note: The percentage reporting is an A.P. estimate of the expected votes. Source: Election results and race calls from The Associated Press By Sarah Almukhtar, Michael Andre, Aliza Aufrichtig, Matthew Bloch, Larry Buchanan, Andrew Chavez, Nate Cohn, Annie Daniel, Andrew Fischer, Will Houp, Jonathan Huang, Josh Katz, Aaron Krolik, K.K. Rebecca Lai, Jasmine C. Lee, […]

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New Jersey Primary Election Results: Third Congressional District

Note: The percentage reporting is an A.P. estimate of the expected votes. Source: Election results and race calls from The Associated Press By Sarah Almukhtar, Michael Andre, Aliza Aufrichtig, Matthew Bloch, Larry Buchanan, Andrew Chavez, Nate Cohn, Annie Daniel, Andrew Fischer, Will Houp, Jonathan Huang, Josh Katz, Aaron Krolik, K.K. Rebecca Lai, Jasmine C. Lee, […]

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Malaysia’s central bank seen cutting key rate again as pandemic persists: Reuters poll

By Joseph Sipalan KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s central bank is expected to cut interest rates to a historic low next week, according to a slim majority in a Reuters poll, as it seeks to protect Southeast Asia’s third largest economy from the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will cut its […]

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Mount Rushmore July Fourth celebration to feature Trump remarks, fireworks, military flyovers

President Trump is expected to deliver remarks at Mount Rushmore on Friday night at a celebration which is slated to include a fireworks display and military flyovers to kick off the July 4 weekend. Friday night’s event will be hosted by South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem. NOEM SAYS ‘WE WON’T BE SOCIAL DISTANCING’ AT TRUMP MOUNT […]

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New Jobs Data Expected to Show Gains, but Worries Continue: Live Updates

[embedded content] Here’s what you need to know: New jobs data is expected to show gains for June, but continuing worries. Global markets rise on hopes of strong jobs gains. Fraudulent jobless claims slow relief to the truly desperate. How infrared images could be part of your daily life. McDonald’s will delay reopening its dining […]

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Stock Markets Rise as Investors Await New Jobs Data: Live Updates

[embedded content] Here’s what you need to know: New jobs data is expected to show gains for June, but continuing worries. Global markets rise on hopes of strong jobs gains. Fraudulent jobless claims slow relief to the truly desperate. McDonald’s will delay reopening its dining rooms as coronavirus cases rise. Wall Street enters the second […]

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Council leader: Plan to cut $1B from NYPD expected to pass

New York City lawmakers were expected Tuesday to approve shifting $1 billion from policing to education and social services in the coming year, acknowledging protesters’ demands to cut police spending — but falling short of what activists sought. City Council members were due to debate and vote on the plan Tuesday night, with time running […]

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Live: Utah State Primary Election Results 2020

Note: The percentage reporting is an A.P. estimate of the expected votes. Source: Election results and race calls from The Associated Press By Sarah Almukhtar, Michael Andre, Aliza Aufrichtig, Matthew Bloch, Larry Buchanan, Andrew Chavez, Nate Cohn, Annie Daniel, Andrew Fischer, Will Houp, Jonathan Huang, Josh Katz, Aaron Krolik, K.K. Rebecca Lai, Jasmine C. Lee, […]

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Democrats Detail a Climate Agenda Tying Environment to Racial Justice

WASHINGTON — Democrats in Congress are expected to make public on Tuesday a broad list of proposals on climate change, laying out in detail what could become the starting point for their climate agenda if the party regains control of Congress and the White House next year. The 538-page report sets a range of targets […]

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US economy shrank 5 percent in first quarter, more bad news ahead

The US economy shrank at a 5 percent rate in the first quarter and a vastly worse performance is expected in the current three-month period, when the coronavirus pandemic began to spread across the US. The Commerce Department reported Thursday that the decline in the gross domestic product, the total output of goods and services, […]

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California Set to Require Zero-Emissions Trucks

Rebuffing strong opposition from industry, California is expected to adopt a landmark rule on Thursday that requires more than half of all trucks sold in the state to be zero-emissions by 2035, a move that is set to improve local air quality, rein in greenhouse gas emissions and sharply curtail the state’s dependence on oil. […]

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N.B.A. Ironmen Cling to Routine During the Load Management Era

Little will be ordinary when the abbreviated 2019-20 N.B.A. season resumes as expected on July 30. Games will be played at the Walt Disney World Resort inside a so-called bubble, a plan that does away with playoff basketball’s normal hallmarks of rigorous travel, home-court advantage and the motivational fuel provided by screaming fans. How it […]

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DA: Walmart mass shooting suspect will face new charges

The man accused of killing 22 people at a Walmart in Texas is expected to be reindicted Thursday as he faces another murder charge in the mass shooting that targeted Mexicans, prosecutors said. Patrick Crusius of Allen, Texas, is currently being held without bond on one count of capital murder of multiple people under Texas […]

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Prosecutor to discuss Black SC teen killed by white cop

A prosecutor in South Carolina is expected to discuss his findings in the shooting death of a Black teenager by a white police officer investigating car break ins By JEFFREY COLLINS Associated Press June 24, 2020, 5:05 PM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article COLUMBIA, S.C. — A […]

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Federal immigration agency delays 13,400 potential furloughs until August

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) delayed the expected furloughs of more than 13,000 employees by at least two weeks as the federal agency seeks to secure $1.2 billion from Congress to stay afloat after the global coronavirus pandemic has dried up immigration revenue. The agency had initially alerted more than two-thirds of the workforce they would be furloughed […]

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Prosecutor to testify Roger Stone case was handled in ‘unprecedented way,’ based on ‘political considerations’

A prosecutor who quit the Justice Department over the Roger Stone case is expected to criticize the DOJ’s handling of Stone’s sentencing during testimony on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, saying officials treated the political operative “differently from everyone else” because of his relationship with President Trump. Assistant U.S. Attorney Aaron S.J. Zelinsky was subpoenaed last week to […]

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Charleston expected to remove statue of slavery advocate

Officials in the historic city of Charleston, South Carolina, are expected to vote Tuesday for the removal of a statue of former vice president and slavery advocate John C By MEG KINNARD Associated Press June 23, 2020, 6:08 PM 4 min read 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article COLUMBIA, S.C. — […]

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Nadler prepares to subpoena Barr over firing of US attorney

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler is expected to issue a subpoena to compel Attorney General Bill Barr to testify before the panel on the firing of U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Geoffrey Berman, amid the committee’s broad investigation into the alleged “politicization” of the Trump Justice Department. “We have begun the […]

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Trump to sign order expanding immigration restrictions to include H-1B, other guest-worker programs

President Trump on Monday is expected to sign an executive order that significantly expands current immigration restrictions to include a number of guest-worker programs, including the H-1B visa — an order the administration says will put Americans first for jobs as the economy emerges from coronavirus lockdowns. Trump previously signed an order in April that restricted […]

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Egypt seen keeping rates on hold even as inflation dips: Reuters poll

CAIRO (Reuters) – The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) is expected to leave its main interest rates steady this week despite a decline in inflation in May and continuing economic pain caused by the coronavirus, a Reuters poll showed. All but one of the 17 analysts polled predicted the central bank would keep rates steady […]

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