“A line in the sand”: Both sides dig in on coronavirus relief bill – The Denver Post

WASHINGTON — Negotiators on a huge coronavirus relief bill reported slight progress after talks resumed in the Capitol, with issues like food for the poor and aid to schools struggling to reopen safely assuming a higher profile in the talks. Multiple obstacles remain, including an impasse on extending a $600-per-week pandemic jobless benefit, funding for the U.S. Postal Service and […]

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GE2020 official results: PAP team led by Lawrence Wong beats SDP in Marsiling-Yew Tee with 63.18% of votes

SINGAPORE – The People’s Action Party team led by National Development Minister Lawrence Wong in Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC has defeated a Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) team with 63.18 per cent of the votes on Saturday (July 11). The four-member lineup includes Minister of State for Manpower and National Development Zaqy Mohamad, 45, two-term MP Alex Yam, 39, and lawyer Hany Soh, […]

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Biden opens election front in Ohio with new ad push

DETROIT (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s campaign said on Thursday it was expanding advertising into the battleground state of Ohio, highlighting his media offensive into states that President Donald Trump won in 2016. The new ad marks Biden’s first advertising push of the general election season into Ohio – where Trump beat Democrat Hillary Clinton handily in 2016 […]

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Coronavirus ‘bubbling up’ in up to 30 areas, Boris Johnson warns

Coronavirus is “bubbling up” in up to 30 areas across the UK, Boris Johnson has warned. The prime minister said levels of COVID-19 are “going down” in Leicester – the first city subject to a local lockdown – but Britons have to be wary of a “really damaging second wave”. “It’s absolutely vital as a country we continue to keep […]

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President Halimah calls on Singaporeans to unite behind newly-elected government to see country through crisis as Cabinet is sworn in

SINGAPORE – If there is an upside to the Covid-19 pandemic, it is the reaffirmation of the Singapore spirit and how Singaporeans’ resilience as one people has seen the country through this crisis thus far, President Halimah Yacob said. To see Singapore through the next phase of this “existential crisis” – the most serious since the nation’s independence – Madam Halimah […]

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