Coloradans borrowing at a high rate to make ends meet

Colorado residents are turning to credit cards and personal loans at the second-highest rate in the country as they struggle to make it through the pandemic, a study from LendingTree reports. About 42.1% of Colorado residents surveyed had borrowed money the past seven days to meet immediate expenses, according to the most recent U.S. Census Bureau Household Pulse Survey. Only […]

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Dozens killed in fighting in Afghanistan as peace talks continue

Clashes erupted overnight in Nangarhar province when the Taliban attacked checkpoints of Afghan forces, official says. Fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban left dozens dead in a restive eastern province as negotiators from both sides pushed ahead with peace talks in Qatar. Overnight clashes erupted in three districts of Nangarhar province when Taliban fighters attacked several checkpoints of Afghan […]

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BREXIT BRITAIN: Boris sparks Brussels fury – landmark plan unveiled when EU ties fully cut

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis angered Brussels officials and MPs by admitting a Government bill to be published today [Wednesday] will breach the Withdrawal Agreement with the bloc “in a very specific and limited way”. EU sources […]

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A new $300 federal jobless benefit? Not likely for some. – The Denver Post

JACKSON, Mississippi — Down to a weekly unemployment check of $96, Fakisha Fenderson brushed aside her doctor’s advice last month and began looking for a job. In mid-May, Fenderson’s employer, a door manufacturer, sent her home after a co-worker tested positive for the coronavirus. But the 22-year-old, who is six months pregnant and has asthma, felt desperate for work after […]

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India added half a million COVID-19 cases in one week: WHO

India reported the most new cases worldwide in the past week, pushing global tally by 1 percent, the UN agency says. India reported the largest number of new COVID-19 cases of any country in the past week, its nearly half a million new infections pushing the global tally up by 1 percent, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. “South-East […]

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