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Reuters / Steve Marcus The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating trading of Eastman Kodak shares before the public announcement last week of a $765 million government loan to make drug ingredients, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. Kodak shares spiked as much as 2,190% in the two days after the announcement on July …

Fauci and other federal officials testify on Trump administration’s coronavirus response July 31, 2020 8:36 AM Site staff Posted: July 31, 2020 8:36 AM Updated: July 31, 2020 8:37 AM COPYRIGHT 2020 BY WKBT/News8000.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. THIS MATERIAL MAY NOT BE PUBLISHED, BROADCAST, REWRITTEN OR REDISTRIBUTED. Comments comments Source link

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is poised Thursday to deliver a double-dose of sobering news — on the devastation the coronavirus caused the U.S. economy last quarter and the damage it continues to inflict on the job market. The pandemic is believed to have caused the economy to shrink during the April-June period at an …

Lockheed Martin F-35 production line WASHINGTON: In a stormy two-hour hearing, members of the House Oversight Committee lambasted Lockheed Martin and Pentagon officials for putting pilots at risk of accidents by failing to fix the F-35’s troubled maintenance system. “Fix this now, before you have blood on your hands,” said Rep. Rashida Talib. Criticism and …

WASHINGTON (AP) – A small group of lawmakers has confronted House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney for what they said was disloyalty to President Donald Trump. According to people familiar with Tuesday’s closed-door meeting, the lawmakers called out Cheney for her support of Dr. Anthony Fauci and for her support for a primary challenger to …

WASHINGTON — In his two newest campaign advertisements, Gov. Steve Bullock of Montana portrays himself as a health care savior, featuring local nurses who say his expansion of public health insurance rescued Montanans and their hospitals. Steve Daines, the first-term Republican senator whom Mr. Bullock is trying to unseat, has his own ad, accusing the …

U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers trained in Afghanistan in 2009. Members of Congress want answers about reported Russian bounties paid to target American troops. Maya Alleruzzo/AP hide caption toggle caption Maya Alleruzzo/AP U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers trained in Afghanistan in 2009. Members of Congress want answers about reported Russian bounties paid to target American …

But such extreme measures have fallen out of favor over the years, as Congress has relied instead primarily on litigation to enforce its subpoenas and officials across government have acknowledged the unappetizing prospect of using force to impose its will. It’s even trickier when applied to a coequal branch of government, which may have its …

Protesters again converged on the Michigan State Capitol on Thursday morning, standing in the rain to demand an end to restrictions enacted to combat the coronavirus. Tensions flared when a man appeared carrying a brown-haired doll with a noose around its neck. Other protesters objected to the display, concerned it would cause the group to …

“Our window of opportunity is closing. If we fail to develop a national coordinated response, based in science, I fear the pandemic will get far worse and be prolonged, causing unprecedented illness and fatalities,” Bright is expected to say Thursday, according to his prepared testimony obtained by CNN. “Without clear planning and implementation of the …