Trump urges Congress to approve small-business funding, no additions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the funding measure to help small business should be approved by Congress with no additions, as a partisan skirmish in the U.S. Senate cut short a Republican effort to speed $250 billion in new assistance. Republicans sought quick Senate passage of a small-business measure sought by Trump’s administration on Thursday […]

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Coronavirus: Passionate Raab urges ‘be a good egg’ and stay at home this Easter

The Foreign Secretary, standing in for virus-hit Boris Johnson, insisted the countrywide shutdown cannot be lifted until data confirms the peak of the epidemic has passed. He said: “We’re not done yet – we must keep going.” Mr Raab thanked the public for the “sacrifice” of staying away from loved ones and forgoing Easter egg hunts under the Government’s social distancing […]

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B.C. to require people returning to Canada to have self-isolation plan

The B.C. government now legally requires all travellers entering B.C. from outside Canada to submit a 14-day self-isolation plan, as part of federal laws to slow the spread of COVID-19. “As we welcome British Columbians back home, we must stay vigilant and do everything we can,” Premier John Horgan told a news conference on Wednesday. “As we follow the advice […]

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