Instagram’s Short-Video Feature Reels Debuts in U.S. as Threats to TikTok Mount

Facebook’s Instagram has launched a short-video feature in the U.S., challenging the empire that Chinese social-media upstart TikTok has built on user-generated dance videos, comedy skits and viral challenges. WSJ.com: US Business SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

Au Pairs Come To The U.S. Seeking Cultural Exchange, But The State Department Often Fails To Protect Them

Au pair companies market their programs as a way to experience American culture. But many people told HuffPost it’s a poorly regulated, exploitative system that fails to act on allegations of physical and sexual abuse. Business – News, Opinion and … Read more…

Pompeo says U.S. may take action against TikTok and other Chinese tech companies "shortly"

Days after President Donald Trump announced he could use an executive order to ban TikTok from the United States, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said the administration is “closing in on a solution and I think you’ll see the president’s … Read more…

Fact-Checking Trump: Physicians In U.S. ‘Do Not Prescribe’ Hydroxychloroquine For COVID-19 | MSNBC

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Watch Live: The Late Rep. John Lewis Lies In State At The U.S. Capitol For Public Viewing | TIME

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LIVE July 28 at 8 a.m. ET | Rep. John Lewis’s public viewing at the U.S. Capitol continues

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Pandemic Expert: U.S. Schools Aren’t Ready To Open Due To COVID-19 | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

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Rep. Bass: Hoping U.S. Can Hang On Until Biden Wins Presidency | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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Trump Talks To Putin As U.S. Hits 4,000,000 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

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Trump Talks To Putin As U.S. Hits 4,000,000 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

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U.S. Warns Russia, China and Iran Are Trying to Interfere in the Election. Democrats Say It’s Far Worse.

The government statement was short on details, reminiscent of the vague warnings in 2016 that, in retrospect, failed to seize the attention of officials and voters before the last presidential election. NYT > U.S. > Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click … Read more…

U.S. Warns Russia, China and Iran Are Trying to Interfere in the Election. Democrats Say It’s Far Worse.

The government statement was short on details, reminiscent of the vague warnings in 2016 that, in retrospect, failed to seize the attention of officials and voters before the last presidential election. NYT > U.S. > Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click … Read more…

U.S. Tells China To Shut Houston Consulate In Move China Calls ‘Unprecedented Escalation’

The closure had been ordered “in order to protect American intellectual property and Americans’ private information,” according to the State Department. World News – Breaking News, Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Trump Has Ratcheted Up Very Dark Rhetoric As He Deploys Federal Troops In U.S. | Morning Joe | MSNBC

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White House Tries To Substantiate Trump’s Claim U.S. ‘Going To Be In Really Good Shape’

Even as the number of new coronavirus cases and fatalities continues to break records nationally and in states such as Arizona, California, Florida, Mississippi and Texas, the Trump administration has focused on the data of states where the situation is … Read more…

U.S. government may finalize ban on federal contractors using equipment from Huawei this week

The Trump administration is set to finalize regulations this week that ban the United States government from working with contractors who use technology from five Chinese companies: Huawei, ZTE, Hikvision, Dahua and Hytera Communications, according to a Reuters report. The … Read more…

FBI chief slams Chinese cyberattacks on U.S., calls it ‘one of the largest transfers of wealth in human history’

Wray’s comments come on the heels of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s threat to ban TikTok as well as other Chinese social media apps citing national security concerns. US Top News and Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

U.S. needs to look at wealth to address racial inequality, economics professor says

Dania V. Francis, assistant professor of economics and Afro-American studies at the University of Massachusetts, discusses racial inequality in the United States. Wealth SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

Biden challenges Trump’s sunny picture of the U.S. economy as coronavirus cases surge

In a sign that the 2020 presidential campaign is finally getting underway in earnest, former Vice President Joe Biden appeared on camera Thursday to rebut President Donald Trump’s characterization of the jobs report as “spectacular.” Politics BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Asia Pacific stocks rise as data shows China’s services sector grew in June; U.S. jobs report beats expectations

A private survey showed Friday that China’s services sector showed it growing at its fastest pace in over a decade in June, according to Reuters, with the Caixin/Markit services Purchasing Manager’s Index coming in at 58.4 for the month. Asia … Read more…

U.S. issues fresh warning on Huawei after Britain approves £1 billion chip research facility

The U.S. State Department issued a new warning on Huawei after a local council approved a £1 billion R&D lab. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

U.S. Fails to Prevent Deportation of Migrants Infected With Covid-19, Guatemalan Officials Say

The U.S. has deported to Guatemala more than two dozen migrants who tested positive for the coronavirus after agreeing to establish health protocols to prevent the deportation of infected migrants, a senior Guatemalan official said. WSJ.com: World News SPECIAL NEWS … Read more…

As would-be travelers from the U.S. to Europe may soon learn, local pandemic decisions can have global effects

Good morning. David Meyer here in Berlin, filling in for Alan. Could Americans be banned from entering the European Union when it opens its borders to most of the world next week? That’s a distinct possibility, according to plans being … Read more…

NYC ER doctor hopes the rest of the U.S. learned lessons from the city as states see virus cases spike

“I’m quite concerned that we had this peak, that we’ve started to trend down and now we’re going right back up again,” Dr. Craig Spencer told CNBC. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

Listen: Navigating The Pandemic And Protests As The U.S. Reopens

  https://khn.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2020/06/21st_062220_sega.mp3 Can’t see the audio player? Click here to download. KHN Midwest correspondent Cara Anthony appeared on Illinois Public Media’s “The 21st” with host Brian Mackey in a reporter’s roundtable about the latest on the coronavirus pandemic and the … Read more…

CFDA names second round of A Common Thread grant recipients, additional support for U.S. fashion community

The second round will see a total of $ 2,015,000 distributed, of which $ 1,015,000 will go to 36 companies, including 18 fashion and accessories brands, 13 retailers, three factories, and two other businesses.  News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL … Read more…

What Does It Mean To Be In A Recession As COVID-19 Pandemic Continues To Rattle The U.S. Economy?

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WATCH LIVE: Senate Foreign Relations hearing on U.S. international response to COVID-19

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African Nations Draft Resolution To Investigate U.S. For Human Rights Violations

The measure would launch international scrutiny of systemic racism against people of African descent in the U.S. World News – Breaking News, Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

WATCH LIVE: Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell presents semi-annual report on U.S. economy

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Op-ed: U.S. and European tensions jeopardize 75 years of democracy, open markets and individual rights

Tensions aren’t new in transatlantic relations. The reason to act more decisively now is the historic moment, a new era of major power competition that will define the years ahead. Commentary BEST DEAL UPDATE: Best of Web Pricing! Search 280+ … Read more…

U.S. eases criminal record provision in coronavirus business loan program

Federal authorities administering business payroll loans as part of U.S. coronavirus relief efforts on Friday eased rules prohibiting lending to business owners with criminal records, allowing some with no convictions in the past year to access funds. Reuters: Business News … Read more…

Trump wants to delist Chinese companies from U.S. exchanges. That could hurt Wall Street

A new bill that targets Chinese companies listed on U.S. exchanges could not only “backfire” on American investors, and Wall Street could oppose it, a Harvard professor told CNBC on Tuesday. US Top News and Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click … Read more…

Women’s Team Wants U.S. Soccer Federation to Repeal Ban on Kneeling for National Anthem

(CHICAGO) — The U.S. women’s national team wants the U.S. Soccer Federation to repeal the anthem policy it instituted after Megan Rapinoe started kneeling during the “The Star-Spangled Banner.” The U.S. women’s team also wants the federation to state publicly … Read more…

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Chinese telecom firms urge FCC not to revoke ability to operate in U.S.

The U.S. units of China Telecom Corp’s and China Unicom urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) not to revoke the company’s nearly two-decade old authorization to provide international telecommunications services to and from the United States. Reuters: Company News SPECIAL … Read more…

Watch live: University officials testify before U.S. Senate on returning to school this fall

The U.S. Senate committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions is holdings a hearing Thursday with top university officials about how to return students to college campuses safely in the fall. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click … Read more…

China’s economic recovery could be ‘very impressive’ — but the U.S. stands in the way, Deutsche Bank says

The U.S. is reopening “too soon,” which could trigger another wave of coronavirus infections and further rounds of lockdown, said Michael Spencer, Deutsche Bank’s chief economist and head of research for Asia Pacific. US Top News and Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS … Read more…

China’s economic recovery could be ‘very impressive’ — but the U.S. stands in the way, Deutsche Bank says

The U.S. is reopening “too soon,” which could trigger another wave of coronavirus infections and further rounds of lockdown, said Michael Spencer, Deutsche Bank’s chief economist and head of research for Asia Pacific. US Top News and Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS … Read more…

Coronavirus in Context: U.S. Surgeon General on COVID-19 and Race, Protests and Uncertainty | WebMD

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Rotation into cyclical stocks confirmed by the surprise rebound in U.S. Hiring: Allianz’s Mahajan

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Democratic U.S. politicians urge police reforms as protesters march for 11th day

Prominent Democratic politicians on Friday embraced the cause of U.S. protesters angered by the death of a black man in Minneapolis police custody, adopting their slogans and announcing reforms as tensions remained high in major cities. Reuters: Politics SPECIAL NEWS … Read more…

U.S. scraps plans to ban Chinese airlines after Beijing permits foreign carriers, will limit flights to two a week

The Trump administration is scrapping a plan to ban Chinese passenger airlines outright but will limit their flights to twice a week. International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…