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Argentina clinches deal with creditors to restructure $65 billion debt, bonds rise

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 15:20:49
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Argentine President Alberto Fernández and Economy Minister Martín Guzmán during a recent conference call with bondholders.

Today's agreement would allow Argentina to emerge from de...
 Argentina clinches deal with creditors to restructure $65 billion debt, bonds rise


People Live Longer In Blue States Than Red; New Study Points To Impact Of State policies

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 14:43:43
In the U.S., California is among the highest average life expectancies at 81.3 years. In 2014, the state also had the most liberal policies in the country, the most recent year the study analyzed.

Authors of the study note that they can't prove that state policies caused the gap in life expectan...
 People Live Longer In Blue States Than Red; New Study Points To Impact Of State policies


Trump says Epstein was never a Mar-a-lago member. He was. New book tells what got him exiled

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 14:42:18
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 Trump says Epstein was never a Mar-a-lago member. He was. New book tells what got him exiled


Spain Puzzles Over Ex-King Juan Carlos's Whereabouts

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 14:07:03
Source: BBC News

1 hr ago.

There is intense speculation in the Spanish media about the whereabouts of embattled ex-King Juan Carlos, after his shock announcement on Monday that he was leaving the country.

The 82-year-old, who is targeted by a corruption probe, announced the ...
 Spain Puzzles Over Ex-King Juan Carlos's Whereabouts


'A Line In The Sand': Both Sides Dig In On Virus Relief Bill

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 13:53:54
“The $600 unemployment insurance benefit is essential because there are no jobs to go back to,” House Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries of New York said on MSNBC on Tuesday morning. “We’ve got to help out everyday Americans. That’s a line in the sand.”


https://storage.googleapis.com/afs-p...
 'A Line In The Sand': Both Sides Dig In On Virus Relief Bill


Apple is the world's most valuable public company. $2 trillion beckons

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 13:53:00
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 Apple is the world's most valuable public company. $2 trillion beckons


Trump on coronavirus death toll: 'It is what it is'

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 13:41:39
Trump also repeated the claim that the U.S. has counted more cases because it has conducted more testing....
 Trump on coronavirus death toll: 'It is what it is'


Trump doubles down on well-wishes for alleged sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 13:29:06
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 Trump doubles down on well-wishes for alleged sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell


Wave of Evictions Expected As Moratoriums End In Many States

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 13:24:19
Source: AP News

By Regina Garcia Cano and Michael Casey, today.

BALTIMORE (AP) — Kelyn Yanez used to clean homes during the day and wait tables at night in the Houston area before the coronavirus. But the mother of three lost both jobs in March because of the pandemic and now i...
 Wave of Evictions Expected As Moratoriums End In Many States


3 men rescued from Pacific island after writing SOS in sand

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 13:08:29
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 3 men rescued from Pacific island after writing SOS in sand


Republicans Lead Senate Races in Alabama, Kentucky and Texas, With South Carolina Tied

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 11:35:40
In my model, none of these these are compelling races to support....
 Republicans Lead Senate Races in Alabama, Kentucky and Texas, With South Carolina Tied


Judge: 'Discriminatory' to deny Puerto Rico access to US aid

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 08:25:45
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 Judge: 'Discriminatory' to deny Puerto Rico access to US aid


China to retaliate if U.S. forces out Chinese journalists: Global Times editor

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 05:28:24
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 China to retaliate if U.S. forces out Chinese journalists: Global Times editor


Vehicle malfunction sparked Southern California wildfire

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 04:29:55
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 Vehicle malfunction sparked Southern California wildfire


Two Black moms say Secret Service handcuffed them, separated them from kids with no cause

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 04:17:54
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 Two Black moms say Secret Service handcuffed them, separated them from kids with no cause


Leaked body cam footage shows beginning of George Floyd arrest

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 04:16:01
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 Leaked body cam footage shows beginning of George Floyd arrest


Nevada governor signs mail-in voting bill after Trump threatens lawsuit

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 04:14:27
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 Nevada governor signs mail-in voting bill after Trump threatens lawsuit


Exclusive: Trump declines to praise John Lewis, citing inauguration snub

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 04:13:34
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 Exclusive: Trump declines to praise John Lewis, citing inauguration snub


California governor says COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, trending down

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 03:48:03
Source: Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The rates of new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and intensive care unit admissions were all trending downward in California in the latest counts, the governor said on Monday.

Governor Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, said that despite that good...
 California governor says COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, trending down


Progress Slow On Virus Relief Bill As Negotiations Continue

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 03:42:59
Source: Associated Press

By Andrew Taylor, 2 hrs ago.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Negotiators on a huge coronavirus relief bill reported slight progress after talks resumed Monday afternoon in the Capitol, with issues like food for the poor and aid to schools struggling to reopen safely ...
 Progress Slow On Virus Relief Bill As Negotiations Continue


260 employees in Georgia's largest school district test positive for COVID-19 or are exposed

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 03:36:58
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 260 employees in Georgia's largest school district test positive for COVID-19 or are exposed


Trump authorizes reduced funding for National Guard coronavirus response through 2020

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 02:12:03
Another move to undermine testing, and to make things harder for the states....
 Trump authorizes reduced funding for National Guard coronavirus response through 2020


MSNBC elevates Nicolle Wallace to be the heart of the network's midday programming

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 01:43:52
women anchors rising on msnbc--Rachel, Joy and now Nicole


https://twitter.com/kurtbardella/status/1290459748144480257?s=20...
 MSNBC elevates Nicolle Wallace to be the heart of the network's midday programming


Two People Linked to Kanye West's Campaign Are Active in GOP Politics

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 01:41:28
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 Two People Linked to Kanye West's Campaign Are Active in GOP Politics


Census, Cut Short A Month, Rushes To Finish All Counting Efforts By Sept. 30

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 01:30:26
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 Census, Cut Short A Month, Rushes To Finish All Counting Efforts By Sept. 30


Trump campaign emails supporters encouraging mask-wearing: 'We have nothing to lose'

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 01:23:56
Tweet from ABC's Will Steakin wth an image of the email:


https://twitter.com/wsteaks/status/1290431230354300928



NEW: Trump campaign emails supporters to wear masks... seemingly trying to appeal to mask skeptics, but also not fully endorsing them?:

"I don’t love we...
 Trump campaign emails supporters encouraging mask-wearing: 'We have nothing to lose'


Trump claims right to issue executive order on vote-by-mail

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 00:47:51
Executive Orders apply to Executive Branch staff, not States, Counties and Municipalities......
 Trump claims right to issue executive order on vote-by-mail


'I'm not a communist': Potential Biden running mate Rep. Bass reassures Cuban American voters

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 00:41:53
Sorry but, when you have to say "I am not..." followed by anything, you've already lost the argument....
 'I'm not a communist': Potential Biden running mate Rep. Bass reassures Cuban American voters


Isaias Has Regained Hurricane Strength and Will Make Landfall in Carolinas Tonight

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 00:33:56
Source: The Weather Channel

Hurricane Isaias (ees-ah-EE-ahs) is expected to push ashore into the Carolinas late Monday or early Tuesday with life-threatening storm surge flooding, damaging winds and flooding rainfall. Isaias will only slowly weaken as it spreads those impacts up th...
 Isaias Has Regained Hurricane Strength and Will Make Landfall in Carolinas Tonight


Trump fires TVA chair, cites hiring of foreign workers

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 00:16:03
Source: Associated Press, via Chattanooga Times Free Press

Business Around the Region
Trump fires TVA chair, cites hiring of foreign workers
August 3rd, 2020 by Associated Press and Dave Flessner

This story was updated Monday, August 3, 2020, at 8 p.m. with more information.
...
 Trump fires TVA chair, cites hiring of foreign workers


Trump calls TikTok a hot brand,demands a chunk of its sales price

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 23:34:51
how is this not socialism.
i expect all the good little conservative to come out and condem trump


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 Trump calls TikTok a hot brand,demands a chunk of its sales price


Postal Service says it has 'ample capacity' to handle election after Trump casts doubt

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 23:19:42
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 Postal Service says it has 'ample capacity' to handle election after Trump casts doubt


Fauci warns of 'really bad situation' if daily coronavirus cases don't drop to 10K by September

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 23:16:36
So, far my family has been lucky. We do take precautions

But I am starting to really worry lately. The monster virus seems to be everywhere!...
 Fauci warns of 'really bad situation' if daily coronavirus cases don't drop to 10K by September


Biden assails Trump's 'bald-faced lies' about voting by mail

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 23:07:13
About time the gReedy media$ (wanting a horse race for profit$) start reporting it:yowser:

RICO THE TRUMP$ AND THEIR ACCOMPLICE$...
 Biden assails Trump's 'bald-faced lies' about voting by mail


GM alleges Fiat Chrysler spent millions to bribe UAW leaders

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 22:39:01
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 GM alleges Fiat Chrysler spent millions to bribe UAW leaders


Trump threatens lawsuit to block mail-in voting in Nevada

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 22:10:46
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 Trump threatens lawsuit to block mail-in voting in Nevada


House committee requests hearing with postmaster general amid mail-in voting concerns

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 21:36:22
Source: The Hill

The House Oversight and Reform Committee on Monday asked Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to answer questions at an upcoming hearing as concerns mount over delivery delays and how they could affect mail-in voting.

Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) announced the ...
 House committee requests hearing with postmaster general amid mail-in voting concerns


U.S. FAA proposes requiring key Boeing 737 MAX design changes

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 20:13:31
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 U.S. FAA proposes requiring key Boeing 737 MAX design changes


USAID appointee unloads as rocky tenure ends

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 19:29:35
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 USAID appointee unloads as rocky tenure ends


Obama announces first wave of 2020 endorsements

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 18:41:43
https://twitter.com/BarackObama/status/1290301921673134082 ...
 Obama announces first wave of 2020 endorsements






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