House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democrats have proposed a $3trillion stimulus package under the HEROES Act, which the speaker said was bringing money to areas impacted most by the COVID-19 crisis. … [Read more...] about Huge delay to $1,200 stimulus checks as deal may not be reached until OCTOBER because lawmakers have gone on recess
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4. Bend the rules When talking about Ukraine, Putin has insisted that Russia will have a security presence until the situation “normalizes”, though he hasn’t said what constitutes an acceptable “normal”. Putin’s first press conference after Russian troops moved into Crimea was a masterclass of saying everything and nothing: he placated the west (“We won’t go to war”); insisted he would use force “to protect Russians”; he rambled, mocked, waxed grave, brave and a little insane. Given this kind of performance, it’s no surprise that German chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly said Putin is “in another world”. But this kind of incoherence is useful. … [Read more...] about Russian propaganda over Crimea and the Ukraine: how does it work?
South Koreans vote in masks and at virus clinicsWhat happens if the election is delayed?If there hasn't been an election before the scheduled inauguration day, the presidential line of succession kicks in. Second up is Vice-President Mike Pence, and given that his term in office also ends on that day, he's in the same boat as the president. … [Read more...] about US election: Does Trump have power to delay it?
‘The rule of thumb that I follow myself, and encourage others to do, is to make sure you’re tested at least once every month,’ Varma said in a press briefing with the mayor. ‘In an ideal world, we would have readily available tests that people could even just get in their homes, but we’re not in that world right now. So about once a month is practical. … [Read more...] about NYC health officials urge residents to get tested for COVID-19 ONCE A MONTH as schools and businesses reopen – but doctors say results already take 14 days and tests should be saved for those who ‘need it most’
How weird does it get under the hood? Someone had the nuts idea of sampling Neu! and Can on the very same song. After the motorik beat ushers us in, Dying Breed turns into a pretty textbook Killers tune about being dependable in the face of adversity. Another track, Fire in Bone, tilts unexpectedly at Talking Heads funk. If it’s lurid – the Killers are nothing if not loud – it’s an intriguing change of pace nonetheless. … [Read more...] about The Killers: Imploding the Mirage review – Boss business as usual