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President Trump Signs Covid Relief Help For Americans

President Trump Signs Covid Relief Help For Americans

(ASSOCIATED PRESS) –  President Donald Trump has signed executive orders bypassing Congress to defer payroll taxes for some Americans and extend unemployment benefits after negotiations on a new coronavirus rescue package collapsed. Trump accused Democrats of loading up their rescue bill with priorities unrelated to the coronavirus. “We’ve had it,” he said Saturday at a…MORE

President Donald Trump Signs Executive Orders Providing Relief To Millions of Americans During Pandemic

President Donald Trump Signs Executive Orders Providing Relief To Millions of Americans During Pandemic

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF News) – U.S. President Donald Trump held a press conference this afternoon at Bedminster Golf Resort in New Jersey, which he owns. Immediately following the president’s remarks, he signed executive orders that could help millions of Americans suffering during the current COVID-19 crisis. Coronavirus stimulus talks broke down in Washington on Friday, as…MORE

A Longtime Adviser to Two Presidents Has Died

A Longtime Adviser to Two Presidents Has Died

WASHINGTON (AP) – A longtime adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush has died. Brent Scowcroft was 95. A spokesperson for the late President Bush says Scowcroft died Thursday of natural causes at his home in Falls Church, Virginia. Scowcroft was the only person to serve as national security adviser to two different…MORE

With 300 New Coronavirus Deaths, Governor Abbott is Urging Texans To Get a Flu Shot

With 300 New Coronavirus Deaths, Governor Abbott is Urging Texans To Get a Flu Shot

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Texas health officials say the approaching flu season threatens to further strain hospitals still dealing with thousands of coronavirus patients. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday urged the public to not wait on getting flu vaccinations this year. He made the appeal as Texas reported more than 300 confirmed new deaths…MORE

Trial Has Begun In Venezuela For Six American Oil Executives

Trial Has Begun In Venezuela For Six American Oil Executives

Caracas, Venezuela (AP) – A Venezuela court has begun the trial of six American oil executives accused of corruption more than two years ago. Defense attorney Jesus Loreto said Friday that the case has taken on a new sense of urgency. The six executives of Houston based Citgo refineries were arrested in late 2017 after…MORE