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Federal efforts to stave off an eviction crisis gain some momentum.

The Biden administration’s effort to head off a crisis when the federal moratorium on evictions expires at the end of the month is gaining modest momentum, with 290,000 tenants receiving $1.5 billion in pandemic relief in June, according to new Treasury Department statistics. But the flow of the cash, part of a $47 billion infusion […]

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Dawn Butler renews attack on Boris Johnson after Labour MP expelled from Commons

Dawn Butler says Boris Johnson is a ‘serial liar’ We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The Labour MP was booted out […]

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Democrats’ Divide on Voting Rights Widens as Biden Faces Pressure

WASHINGTON — A quiet divide between President Biden and the leaders of the voting rights movement burst into the open on Thursday, as 150 organizations urged him to use his political mettle to push for two expansive federal voting rights bills that would combat a Republican wave of balloting restrictions. In the letter, signed by […]

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Rebecca Sta Maria: Urgent multinational cooperation needed to build back better

OPINION The first Covid-19 vaccines were born from great need and rapid innovation. Normally an arduous process involving years of funding applications, negotiations, investigations, testing and production, development of the pantheon of vaccines inoculating the world right now was completed at a rapid pace. Faced with crisis, scientists, doctors, manufacturers, and regulators from around the […]

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The U.S. reaffirms its land border restrictions with Canada and Mexico, days after Canada relaxes theirs.

The United States will keep its land borders with Mexico and Canada closed for all nonessential travel for at least another month, the Department of Homeland Security said on Wednesday, extending their travel restrictions just days after Canadian officials announced they would soon reopen to U.S. travelers. “To decrease the spread of Covid-19, including the […]

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EU savaged over attempts to steal Northern Ireland from UK in furious Brexit row

EU 'trying' to make Britain 'lose Northern Ireland' says expert We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Think tank Bruges Group’s director […]

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Laura Kuenssberg savages Cummings ‘What kind of con have you pulled off on the British!?’

Dominic Cummings grilled by Kuenssberg on 'conning' UK public We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info During the BBC interview on Tuesday […]

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PMQs Live: Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer to square off after jaw-dropping Cummings claims

PMQs: Boris Johnson defends cuts to foreign aid budget We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Ahead of the recess tomorrow, the […]

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EU ordered to drop stubborn demands for red tape or risk Boris ripping up Brexit deal

Brexit: 'Trouble' in Northern Ireland 'pleasing' EU says expert We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Brexit minister Lord Frost will later […]

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Covid could have been ravaging Italy MONTHS before China confirmed cases – study

UK records 54,674 new coronavirus cases We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info A new study of blood samples collected in Italy […]