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U.S. Congress wrangles over details of coronavirus economic aid as deadline approaches

[ad_1] WASHINGTON, Dec 17 (Reuters) – After months of feuding and with a weekend deadline fast approaching, U.S. congressional negotiators were wrangling over details of a $900 billion COVID-19 aid bill that leaders have vowed to pass before going home this year. The legislation is expected to include $600 to …

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As coronavirus aid talks drag on, U.S. Congress prepares stopgap vote to avoid shutdown

[ad_1] By Susan Cornwell, Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Negotiations in the U.S. Congress over final details of a $900 billion COVID-19 aid bill could spill into the weekend, requiring another stopgap spending bill to avert a looming government shutdown, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday. U.S. Senate …

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PolitiFact’s Lie of the Year: Downplaying coronavirus | National News

[ad_1] “This is the ‘war zone’ outside the hospital in my Brooklyn neighborhood,” Starnes said sarcastically. The video racked up more than 1.5 million views. Starnes’ video was one of the first examples of #FilmYourHospital, a conspiratorial social media trend that pushed back on the idea that hospitals had been …

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As coronavirus aid talks drag on, U.S. Congress prepares stopgap vote to avoid shutdown

[ad_1] By Susan Cornwell, Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Negotiations in the U.S. Congress over final details of a $900 billion COVID-19 aid bill could spill into the weekend, requiring another stopgap spending bill to avert a looming government shutdown, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday. U.S. Senate …

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As coronavirus aid talks drag on, U.S. Congress prepares stopgap vote to avoid shutdown

[ad_1] By Susan Cornwell, Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Negotiations in the U.S. Congress over final details of a $900 billion COVID-19 aid bill could spill into the weekend, requiring another stopgap spending bill to avert a looming government shutdown, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday. U.S. Senate …

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