Britain Plans Incentives to Bring Workers Back Before Furloughs End

Our plan has a clear goal: to protect, support and create jobs. It will give businesses the confidence to retain and hire, to create jobs in every part of our country, to give young people a better start, to give people everywhere the opportunity of a fresh start. Furlough has been a lifeline for millions, […]

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Harvard and M.I.T. Fight Proposed Limit on Foreign Students’ Visas

Here’s what you need to know: Universities sue over the Trump administration’s plan to require in-person classes for foreign students. ‘Testing alone is almost never the answer’: One state’s struggle to contain the pandemic. Brooks Brothers, founded in 1818, files for bankruptcy. The Trump administration presses officials to reopen schools this fall. Virus-tracking apps are […]

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Berkeley students planning fraudulent course to circumvent ICE rules, avoid deportations

Hundreds of students at the University of California — Berkeley are privately discussing a plan to create a “dummy” course solely to help international students on F-1 student visas avoid deportation under new U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement  (ICE) regulations — and they say at least one faculty member is on board, Fox News has learned. The plan, […]

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NBA and players agree to ‘Black Lives Matter’ and other messages to wear on jerseys

With the NBA another day closer to its July 30 reopening, a piece of its plan to battle racial injustice fell into place. The NBA and the players union agreed Friday on messages players can wear instead of their names on the backs of their ’ jerseys for the first four days of the league’s […]

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EU to Unveil Compromise Plan for Recovery Fund Amid Deep Splits

© Reuters. EU to Unveil Compromise Plan for Recovery Fund Amid Deep Splits (Bloomberg) — European Union governments remain deeply divided over a proposed 750 billion-euro ($847 billion) plan aimed at jointly financing an economic recovery, and the prospects for a deal at a key summit later this month are uncertain, according to a senior […]

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Trump Calls Plan For Black Lives Matter Tribute In Front Of His NYC Hotel A ‘Symbol Of Hate’ — See Tweets

Donald Trump has called the NYC mayor’s plan to paint a Black Lives Matter mural on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue a “symbol of hate” that will “antagonize” police. Donald Trump isn’t a fan of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio‘s plan to paint a Black Lives Matter tribute on Fifth Avenue. More specifically, right in […]

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Subway pulls controversial $10-for-2 deal amid franchisee revolt

Subway’s grand plan to bring back the $5 footlong has fallen flat, The Post has learned. America’s biggest restaurant chain on Tuesday told its franchisees that it would be ending its controversial offer to sell any two subs for $10 because the deal wasn’t increasing profits for mom-and-pop owners, who revolted against it from the […]

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Regulators deny quick approval of new Great Lakes pipeline

A Michigan regulatory agency has denied Enbridge’s request for quick approval of its plan to put a replacement oil pipeline beneath a Great Lakes channel By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer June 30, 2020, 6:58 PM 3 min read 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article Traverse City, Mich. — A Michigan […]

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Netanyahu signals possible delay in Israel’s West Bank annexation plan

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that discussions with the U.S. on his plan to annex occupied West Bank territory would continue “in the coming days,” indicating he would miss a July 1 target date for beginning the controversial process. Netanyahu made the comments shortly after wrapping up talks with White House envoy Avi Berkowitz […]

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NBA, players sign off on final terms for restarted season

“We have worked together with the Players Association to establish a restart plan that prioritizes health and safety, preserves competitive fairness and provides a platform to address social justice issues,” NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said. | Jae C. Hong/AP With all necessary details completed and agreed upon, the league said it would release the game […]

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Virus testing, tracking still plagued by reporting delays

As part of the plan to restart its season next month, the NBA is preparing to test hundreds of players, coaches and others for the coronavirus each night inside a “basketball bubble” — a space at the Disney complex near Orlando, Florida, with extra protection against the disease. Test results will be expected back the […]

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Madison Cawthorn Wants to Defuse the G.O.P.’s ‘Generational Time Bomb’

If all goes according to plan, Madison Cawthorn, 24, will be the next representative from North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District. He will turn 25, the minimum age to serve in the House, just a few months before the election. Mr. Cawthorn won the Republican primary on Tuesday to replace former Representative Mark Meadows, who is […]

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Regal Cinemas to show classic movies for coronavirus reopening

Regal Cinemas, one of the largest movie theater chains in the US, has announced a plan to show classic movies and fan favorites when they reopen instead of blockbuster titles. According to Variety, the theatre chain plans to show favorites such as “The Empire Strikes Back,” “Jaws”  and “Black Panther.” The move comes just weeks […]

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Major pilots union asks US to purchase empty seats on planes

A major US pilots union said on Wednesday it has begun discussing with key lawmakers a plan for the government to purchase seats on each flight to prevent passengers from having to sit next to strangers. The idea, launched by the Allied Pilots Association, representing American Airlines’ 15,000 pilots, is aimed at easing a return […]

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Max Kellerman is excited about MLB’s plans to shorten the season | First Take

Tim Kurkjian joins First Take to discuss MLB’s plan to hold a 60-game regular season beginning around July 24. #FirstTake #MLB ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: http://es.pn/YouTubeTV ESPN on […]

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Judge Expected to Approve PG&E Plan to Resolve Bankruptcy

A federal judge on Friday is expected to approve Pacific Gas & Electric’s plan to exit bankruptcy, a crucial step in efforts to overhaul a utility whose equipment was involved in some of the worst wildfires to ravage California in recent years. If it emerges from bankruptcy before the end of June, PG&E would be […]

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Chicago traffic-light maintenance, management are lacking, watchdog finds

A cohesive plan to maintain and retime traffic signals can reduce traffic jams, save lives and cut down on pollution, a report finds. | Rich Hein/Sun-Times As a result of the findings by Inspector General Joe Ferguson, the city says it will develop a plan to address the problems. Chicago has no plan in place […]

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Cinemark to reopen all US movie theaters by July 17

Cinemark, the third largest movie theater chain in the US, announced a phased reopening plan on Wednesday that will see all of its cinemas up and running by mid-July. The chain, which operates 555 theaters globally, said it will open a handful of Dallas locations on June 19 with the rest of its cinemas following […]

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Coach Anthony Lynn acknowledges Colin Kaepernick is on the Chargers’ radar

The Chargers plan to enter the 2020 season with Tyrod Taylor as their quarterback, but coach Anthony Lynn acknowledged Wednesday that Colin Kaepernick is on the team’s radar. Kaepernick has been out of the league since 2016, when he started kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial injustice. NFL commissioner Roger […]

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W.N.B.A. and Players Agree On Plan for 22-Game Season Starting in July

W.N.B.A. players have ratified a plan between the league and the players’ union to play a 22-game season, beginning in late July, along with a full playoff schedule, all at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., the league announced Monday. Players who opt into the 2020 season — they have until June 25 to notify their […]

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Dutch cenbank chief Knot positive on European spending plan

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – While the Dutch government has been a prominent sceptic of a plan for the European Union to spend 750 billion euros on economies hurt by coronavirus, the president of the country’s central bank on Friday praised the idea. In a speech to Dutch business leaders, Klaas Knot said a European Commission plan […]

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Slow start for India’s ambitious plan to resuscitate small businesses

By Nupur Anand and Manoj Kumar MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s ambitious plan to provide some 3 trillion rupees ($39.5 billion) in loans to small businesses to boost an economy ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic has got off to a slow start with banks disbursing only a tiny fraction of the available funds. Lenders have […]

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GOP-led panel bucks Trump over removing Confederate leaders’ names

A Senate plan to remove names of Confederate leaders on military assets has sharply divided Republicans — and has now put a GOP-led panel at odds with the White House at a time of a wide-ranging re-examination of race in the United States. The amendment, offered by Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren, calls for the removal […]

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Biden unveils proposals to reopen economy, slams Trump’s ‘one-point plan’

PHILADELPHIA — Joe Biden on Thursday unveiled a wide-ranging plan to reopen the nation’s economy as states lift restrictions implemented three months ago to limit the spread of the coronavirus. And the former vice president is calling for federally funded coronavirus testing for people back on the job, protective equipment for workers, guaranteed paid sick leave for those affected […]

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GOP reps introduce bill to halt a school’s federal funding if not open for in-person learning in the fall

EXCLUSIVE: Two Republican lawmakers plan to introduce legislation on Thursday that would cut off federal funding to any school that does not reopen for in-person learning in the fall after being shuttered due to the coronavirus pandemic, Fox News has learned. Reps. Jim Banks, R-Ind., and Tom Tiffany, R-Wisc., will introduce the Reopen Our Schools Act Thursday […]

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