Democrats reject offer to extend unemployment benefit short-term

In late-night negotiations with congressional Democrats on Thursday, White House officials offered a short-term extension of the popular unemployment benefit paying out-of-work Americans $600 per week, a CARES Act provision that formally expires Friday. But House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer rejected the offer, arguing that Republicans don’t understand that the …

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دعوای تویوتا لندکروز و پورشه کاین

رقابت برند تویوتای ژاپن و پورشه آلمان رقابتی قدیمی است که همواره طرفداران این دو خودروساز مطرح جهانی را به وجد آورده است. این بار نیز این دو خودروساز در عرصه خودروهای شاسی‌بلند که اکنون به یکی از پرطرفدارترین کلاس‌های خودرویی جهان تبدیل شده است به رقابت می‌پردازند. خریداران ایرانی تنها سه سال یعنی از …

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This week on “Face the Nation,” August 2, 2020

“Face the Nation” Guest Lineup: Mark Meadows, White House Chief of Staff Rep. James Clyburn, Majority Whip, D-South Carolina  Neel Kashkari, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Vanita Gupta, President and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights Anthony Salvanto, CBS News Elections and Surveys Director Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Commissioner How to …

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Lime granita with mango, chilli and salt recipe

Granita is an Italian frozen, sorbet-like dessert; this particular recipe makes lime flavoured granita with mango. A great gluten-free, vegan dessert to serve on a balmy summer evening.  Prep time: 10 minutes, plus 45 minutes freezing time | Cooking time: 7 minutes SERVES  Six INGREDIENTS 150g granulated sugar Zest of 4 limes and 150ml juice …

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Meet the 12-year-old who spoke at John Lewis’ funeral

As hundreds celebrated the life of Congressman John Lewis on Thursday, a 12-year-old Tennessee boy who recited one of Lewis’ favorite poems stood out during the civil rights icon’s funeral. Tybre Faw delivered one of the most memorable moments of the star-studded goodbye.  In front of a crowd that included three former U.S. presidents and …

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Friday evening news briefing: Prime Minister hits the Covid brakes

If you want to receive twice-daily briefings like this by email, sign up to the Front Page newsletter here . For two-minute audio updates, try The Briefing – on podcasts, smart speakers and WhatsApp. Boris Johnson postpones easing of lockdown measures The Prime Minister has said it is time to “squeeze that brake pedal” on reopening the economy, amid …

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Eight Marines missing, one dead after training accident in California

A search and rescue mission is underway for eight missing service members after a training exercise off of Southern California turned deadly on Thursday evening. Military officials say the routine training exercise involved an amphibious assault vehicle. At least one Marine was killed, and two others are in the hospital. The Navy and Coast Guard …

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Face mask rules: compulsory coverings in shops, fines and who is exempt from wearing one

Face masks are compulsory in shops and supermarkets, as well as banks, building societies, takeaways and sandwich shops, the Government have announced. From August 8 the rule will also apply to places of worship, cinemas and museums.  Visiting post offices, shopping centres and passing through transport hubs will also require people to wear face covering, including at train stations, …

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