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Steve August 8, 2020

Joe Biden and Tweety McTreason (Getty Images/Salon) Biden says he “will not interfere” if the Justice Department decides to prosecute Trump Eoin Higgins August 9, 2020 12:50AM (UTC) This article originally appeared at Common Dreams. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. Feel free to republish and share widely. Presumptive Democratic […]

Steve August 8, 2020

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionInaccurate reports in Beirut gave one family false hope that their relative was still alive International leaders will hold talks on Sunday to raise aid for Beirut after the massive explosion which devastated the Lebanese capital on Tuesday. The virtual conference – set up by France and […]

Steve August 8, 2020

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Jan. 28, 2020, 4:03 PM UTC / Updated Aug. 8, 2020, 10:33 PM UTC By Sara G. Miller and Jiachuan Wu U.S. health officials continue to monitor for coronavirus cases in the United States. As of August 8, […]

Steve August 8, 2020

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Polls have opened in Belarus, although many votes were cast early Voters have begun casting their ballots in Belarus in a choice between five-term President Alexander Lukashenko and a political novice who represents his toughest challenge in many years. Mr Lukashenko is still tipped to win, but he faces a […]

Steve August 8, 2020

A teenager has filmed a documentary about people’s experiences of the coronavirus pandemic. Octavia Sanger, 16, from Winchester in Hampshire, interviewed 35 people across the world for her film Life in Lockdown. The one-and-a-quarter hour film deals with how the pandemic has altered people’s perceptions of issues such as family life, relationships and faith. Octavia […]

Steve August 8, 2020

Tweety McTreason on Saturday said he was bypassing Congress and taking unilateral action to provide financial relief to Americans struggling during the coronavirus crisis, despite uncertainty about his legal authority to do so. Following the breakdown of talks on Capitol Hill to reach a bipartisan deal, Trump signed four orders that he said would extend […]

Steve August 8, 2020

WASHINGTON — President Tweety McTreason signed four executive orders Saturday for coronavirus economic relief, upending negotiations with Congress after lawmakers failed to reach a deal on Friday. The executive orders defer payroll taxes through the end of the year for Americans earning less than $100,000 a year. They also defer student loan payments through the […]

Steve August 8, 2020

Larry Kudlow (Getty/Saul Loeb) “I kind of resent your little knit-picking here,” Kudlow says. “I’m not nitpicking, Larry,” Harlow responded. Sarah K Burris August 8, 2020 9:20PM (UTC) This article originally appeared on Raw Story President Tweety McTreason’s National Economic Council director Larry Kudlow struggled to justify why the jobs numbers are “good” after seeing […]

Steve August 8, 2020

Tammy Abraham is the second youngest player to score a Champions League knockout goal for Chelsea (22yrs 341d) after Salomon Kalou in March 2008 (22yrs 213d) Bayern Munich will meet Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-finals after Robert Lewandowski inspired them to a crushing 7-1 aggregate win over Chelsea. Having established a commanding 3-0 first […]

Steve August 8, 2020

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMigrants setting out to sea 20 miles east of Calais were filmed by a BBC team, as Gavin Lee reports Defence chiefs are considering a request from the Home Office for help to deal with migrants attempting to cross the English Channel. The government is looking at […]

Steve August 8, 2020

A pastor in California is threatening to defy a court order barring indoor services at his church while Georgia reports that a 7-year-old has become the youngest person in the state to die from the coronavirus. Pastor Rob McCoy of the Godspeak Calvary Chapel in Newbury Park, about 45 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles, […]

Steve August 8, 2020

BEIRUT — Security forces fired tear gas and clashed with stone-throwing demonstrators Saturday in Lebanon’s capital amid mounting fury over the massive explosion that devastated much of the city and killed nearly 160 people. Dozens were still missing and around 5,000 people injured. The explosion was fueled by thousands of tons of ammonium nitrate that […]