Senate Gives Final Approval to Revisions to Small-Business Program

WASHINGTON — The Senate gave final approval on Wednesday to a measure that would relax the terms of a federal loan program for small businesses struggling amid the pandemic, sending the bill to President Trump’s desk for his signature. The legislation, approved overwhelmingly by the House last week to enact changes to the Paycheck Protection […]

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WNBA considering sites in Florida and Las Vegas to host 2020 season

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert would not confirm that IMG Academy and MGM Resorts are the finalists to host the 2020 season. “We’re looking at the pros and cons of a number of different locations,” Engelbert said.  | Patrick Semansky/AP The league plans to hold games at just one location and MGM Resorts in Las Vegas […]

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Stephen A. isn’t sure MLB will ever recover if the season gets canceled | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman discuss how the possibility of a shortened season and prorated salaries would impact Major League Baseball. #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: […]

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Lightfoot rejects Trump’s threat to send in military: ‘I’ll see him in court’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot was dismissive of Trump’s threat that he would send troops to U.S. cities. “This is a man who likes to bluster,” she said Tuesday. | Screenshot “Keep in mind, this is a man who likes to bluster,” Lightfoot said. “Let’s not overreact.” Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Tuesday dismissed President Donald Trump’s threat […]

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What powers does the president have to use military to quell domestic unrest?

President Trump vowed Sunday night that, if necessary, he would use the U.S. military to assist in controlling the looting and violent protests taking place throughout the country, which has raised questions on what degree the armed forces can legally get involved with domestic law enforcement. The framework for this is largely set by two […]

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John Cusack, Cardi B & More Drag ‘Dictator’ Trump For Threatening To Use Martial Law To End ‘Riots’

Donald Trump declared he would deploy the U.S. military against criminal injustice protesters if states could not control the violence in some areas and celebs quickly spoke out in anger about his decision. John Cusack, Cardi B, Issa Rae and more celebrities expressed anger with President Donald Trump after he made a speech in the […]

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Coronavirus to Shave Trillions From the Economy Over 10 Years

WASHINGTON — The Congressional Budget Office projected on Monday that the coronavirus pandemic would inflict a serious long-term blow to the United States economy, taking 3 percent off the gross domestic product 10 years from now. Without adjusting for inflation, the budget agency said, the pandemic would cost nearly $16 trillion over the next 10 […]

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David Guetta’s George Floyd tribute mocked as ‘whitest way to react to racism’

A simple “sorry” would have sufficed. DJ David Guetta is being dragged on social media for a tone-deaf tribute to George Floyd that included a remixed speech by Martin Luther King Jr. Guetta, 52, was hosting a livestreamed fund-raising event on a New York City rooftop for coronavirus relief efforts on Saturday when he played […]

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Lamar Jackson vs. Tua Tagovailoa : Which QB would you pick to lead a franchise? | Get Up

Rob Ninkovich picks Miami Dolphins rookie Tua Tagovailoa over Lamar Jackson as the QB he would want to start a franchise with, but Domonique Foxworth chooses Baltimore Ravens star Lamar Jackson. #GetUp #NFL ✔️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 […]

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Trump, Lacking Clear Authority, Says U.S. Will Declare Antifa a Terrorist Group

President Trump said on Twitter on Sunday that the United States would designate a group of far-left anti-fascism activists as a terrorist organization, a declaration that lacked any clear legal authority, as his administration sought to blame the group for violent protests across the nation over the weekend. “The United States of America will be […]

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Trump defends his supporters amid riots: ‘MAGA loves the black people’

President Trump disputed the idea that if his supporters gathered at the White House it would stoke “racial violence” amid violent protests in Washington, D.C., and around the country in response to George Floyd’s death. He made those comments outside of the White House after asking his followers whether Saturday night would be “MAGA NIGHT AT THE […]

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NorCal puts SoCal on the brink of elimination in APBA I-5 Series

In a series many thought would be evenly matched, the Northern California All-Stars find themselves one win away from victory after they defeated Southern California, 7-6, in Game 4 on Friday at Angel Stadium. It looked like SoCal was going to even the series when it took a 6-4 lead into the seventh. Stephen Strasburg […]

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Could Matt Lauer Return to TV? | Daily Pop | E! News

The disgraced "TODAY" cohost pens op-ed stating he would still be employed in television if it weren’t for Ronan Farrow’s book, "Catch and Kill." #MattLauer #ENews #DailyPop #RonanFarrow Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub Subscribe to Daily Pop The PODCAST: http://linktr.ee/dailypop About Daily Pop: Come for the Hollywood headlines, stay for the hot takes and juicy gossip. Our hosts […]

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GOP lawmakers push bill to stop states giving stimulus payments to illegal immigrants

Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate have introduced legislation that would stop money being sent to states issuing coronavirus-related stimulus checks or other cash payments to illegal immigrants — even as efforts to do just that are being promoted by House Democrats. The “No Bailouts for Illegal Aliens Act” was introduced by Sen. Tom […]

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Coronavirus turns financial advisers into grief counselors for families who lose loves ones

Most people would assume that financial planners only manage money. But advisers often see themselves as having a responsibility to help people manage their emotions. Financial planners are particularly active in this role lately, and not just because clients express fear and uncertainty about their stock portfolios. Some advisers are losing clients to COVID-19. The […]

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House Overwhelmingly Approves Revisions to Small Business Program

WASHINGTON — The House on Thursday overwhelmingly approved legislation that would relax the terms of a federal loan program intended to help small businesses weather the pandemic, giving companies more time and flexibility to use the money. The measure would alter the Paycheck Protection Program to allow small businesses 24 weeks instead of eight weeks […]

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Giannis ranks 2nd on First Take’s Primetime Players list

Max Kellerman, Jay Williams and Domonique Foxworth discuss if they would take Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo first if they were building a franchise NBA team. #FirstTake #NBA ✔️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 […]

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House Pulls Surveillance Measure After Trump Tells Republicans to Vote No

House Democratic leaders on Thursday withdrew legislation that would revive expired F.B.I. tools to investigate terrorism and espionage and add privacy protections for Americans, after a fragile bipartisan compromise on the bill collapsed following an abrupt repudiation by President Trump. The retreat left uncertain the fate of efforts to overhaul national-security surveillance while extending three […]

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Remembering Cameron Boyce On His 21st Birthday: 20 Pics Of Disney Channel Star Over The Years

Today would have been actor Cameron Boyce’s milestone 21st birthday. Nearly one year after his untimely, tragic death, we’re taking a look back at the young, talented Disney star over the years. On July 7, 2019, the heartbreaking news was revealed that Cameron Boyce had been found dead in the early hours of the day […]

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Bees using secret trick to make plants flower, leaving scientists baffled

‘Without [bees], we would have no apples, tomatoes, strawberries, peppers, cherries, chocolate, coffee, and much much more’ warned Dave Goulson, professor of biology at the University of Sussex: Getty More Scientists have discovered a new technique that bumble bees use to make plants flower earlier. When faced with a shortage of pollen, bumble bees will […]

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Aviation Committee authorizes rent relief for O’Hare and Midway concessionaires

Aviation Commissioner Jamie Rhee | Jamie Rhee The relief package would waive rent and fees for two months for restaurants and stores. Beginning in June, those concessionaires would pay base rent only. O’Hare and Midway Airport concessionaires that have shut down or seen their revenues plummet because of the coronavirus would get some relief under […]

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