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Column: Trump tax deferral poses a bigger threat to Social Security than you might think

Column: Trump tax deferral poses a bigger threat to Social Security than you might think

Published 13/08/2020

CHICAGO (Reuters) - What happens to Social Security if we eliminate its funding? That is the question to ask after Donald Trump signed a presidential [more…]

Factbox: Tax cuts, reduced unemployment benefits: What’s in Trump’s coronavirus executive orders

Factbox: Tax cuts, reduced unemployment benefits: What’s in Trump’s coronavirus executive orders

Published 10/08/2020

(Reuters) - After failing to reach a deal with the U.S. Congress for a fresh round of coronavirus pandemic relief, President Donald Trump signed a [more…]

Trump signs coronavirus relief orders after talks with Congress break down

Trump signs coronavirus relief orders after talks with Congress break down

Published 10/08/2020

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump signed executive orders on Saturday partly restoring enhanced unemployment payments to the tens of millions of Americans who [more…]

Congressional Democrats, White House still at impasse over coronavirus bill

Congressional Democrats, White House still at impasse over coronavirus bill

Published 03/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrats in Congress are not close to a deal with the White House to pump more money into the U.S. [more…]

U.S. Republicans to unveil coronavirus aid proposal as time runs out on jobless benefits

U.S. Republicans to unveil coronavirus aid proposal as time runs out on jobless benefits

Published 27/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans on Monday are expected to unveil a $1 trillion coronavirus aid package hammered out with the White House, a [more…]

Trump team, Senate Republicans agree on coronavirus aid offer to Democrats

Trump team, Senate Republicans agree on coronavirus aid offer to Democrats

Published 27/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top aides to U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday they agreed in principle with Senate Republicans on a $1 trillion coronavirus [more…]

UK COVID-19 death toll nears 52,000, Reuters tally shows

UK COVID-19 death toll nears 52,000, Reuters tally shows

Published 09/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom’s COVID-19 death toll neared 52,000 on Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally of official data sources that highlighted the [more…]

UK records around 64,000 excess deaths during pandemic, ONS official says

UK records around 64,000 excess deaths during pandemic, ONS official says

Published 09/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - About 64,000 more people than usual have died in the United Kingdom during this year’s coronavirus pandemic, an expert from the Office [more…]

UK COVID-19 death toll nears 43,000: official data

UK COVID-19 death toll nears 43,000: official data

Published 19/05/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom’s COVID-19 official death toll has reached nearly 43,000, underlining the country’s status as the worst-hit in Europe and raising [more…]

UK should extend part of furlough scheme to end of year: think tank

UK should extend part of furlough scheme to end of year: think tank

Published 12/05/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s government should extend a costly job support programme until the end of the year for retail and hospitality workers hit hardest [more…]