WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday unveiled a $3 trillion-plus coronavirus relief package with funding for states, businesses, food support and families, only to see the measure flatly rejected by Senate Republicans. The new legislation, which would more than double Congress’ financial response to the crisis, includes nearly $1
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FILE PHOTO: Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) planes are pictured at the Arlanda airport, north of Stockholm, while the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Stockholm, Sweden April 9, 2020. Anders Wiklund/TT News Agency/via REUTERS STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Swedish-Danish airline SAS (SAS.ST) said on Wednesday wearing a face mask would be compulsory on all its
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. air quality has improved since the coronavirus crisis emptied the roads of traffic, giving the country a futuristic glimpse of the clearer skies that could come with an electric vehicle fleet, according to preliminary findings by National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration labs. FILE PHOTO: The Flatiron Building stands next to Madison
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(Reuters) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (7011.T) (MHI) said it was more than halving the annual development budget for its SpaceJet regional jet as the coronavirus pandemic squeezes profit, and will suspend plans for a possible variant seen as key to winning future orders, particularly from U.S. airlines. FILE PHOTO: Chief Development Officer of Mitsubishi Aircraft
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(Reuters) – President Donald Trump has seized on Americans’ growing animosity toward China over the coronavirus outbreak to underpin his re-election pitch, arguing he will hit Beijing harder than anyone. FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the 11th Democratic candidates debate of the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign,
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Books with a deaf protagonist are pretty unusual. Two recent ones include Dark Pines by Will Dean and The Silent House by Nell Pattison. Now we’ve got Shh by Jocelyn Dexter – a police procedural and psychological thriller rolled into one neat package. And it’s gory stuff, with the author setting out her bloodstained stall
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Translated by Victoria Cribb — The Mist completes – or starts, depending on how you read it – Ragnar Jonasson’s Hidden Iceland series. The first in the series, The Darkness, introduced us to Hulda Hermansdottir, a police detective on the verge of retiring from the Reykjavik police force. It provided the background and revealed large
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Steph Cha has created a timely and unforgettable story about crime, injustice and the collision of two Los Angeles cultures, not written in abstract terms, but in the painful impact the conflict has on multiple generations of two families – one black and one Korean. Although most of the story takes place in 2019, it
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