[NFA] Republican Senators Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine broke ranks with President Donald Trump on his plan to swiftly hold a Senate vote on a potential successor to late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
[NFA] New U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has agreed to testify before a U.S. House panel investigating whether service changes adopted in recent weeks have slowed mail deliveries, the committee said on Monday. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday told his supporters in Texas that his administration "ended" an Obama-era rule intended to combat discriminatory housing practices and segregation in suburbs. Gavino Garay has more.
The Federal Reserve is targeting above 2% inflation. Scott Minerd, Guggenheim global CIO told Bloomberg on Wednesday it is "virtually impossible" for the Fed to achieve that without creating a bubble in asset prices. "The reality is that the inefficiencies that are building up in the system." Minerd said misinformation and mistaken investments will pose a challenge to investors.
In order to give its employees a major sense of relief, Apple has decided to design its own face masks and the company will distribute it to its retail and corporate employees. Most of the employees of Apple wear masks on the job as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus, and as a result, Apple has decided to come up with its own masks, Mashable cited a Bloomberg report. As per this report, Apple is providing two face masks to each of its employees. One mask is called "ClearMask" and it has been sourced from other companies. The other mask is known as "Apple Face Mask" has been created by Apple's Engineering and Industrial Design teams. This particular mask has up to three layers that filter incoming and outgoing particles, and it can be washed and reused up to five times," Mashable cited a Bloomberg report. The company will now start sending Apple Face Masks to its employees over the next two weeks.
ByteDance is likely to miss the deadline imposed by the Trump administration for the sale of TikTok's U.S. assets as new Chinese regulations have complicated deal talks, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. Ciara Lee reports
Former NYC mayor and presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg blasted Donald Trump for what he described as his many failures, saying, "I'm not asking you to vote against Donald Trump because he's a bad guy. I'm urging you to vote against him because he's done a bad job."
Last week, a federal judge issued an injunction requiring the US Postal Service to reverse changes made by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. The judge called the changes an 'an intentional effort' by President Donald Trump and DeJoy to disrupt and challenge the legitimacy of upcoming elections. But according to Business Insider, the USPS claimed in a court filing Wednesday, 'no can do.
A new report reveals two-thirds of imported respirator masks from China into the US failed to meet safety standards. According to Business Insider, the report was produced by ECRI, an independent nonprofit organization that monitors the safety and quality of healthcare equipment. After testing nearly 200 KN95 masks from 15 different manufacturers, ECRI found a significant majority filtered out fewer than 95 percent of particles.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. and Dr. Anthony Fauci went head to head on Capitol Hill on Wednesday about the issue of 'herd immunity' and the COVID-19 pandemic. Business Insider reports that Paul argued that the 210,000 Americans who have died from the novel coronavirus had nothing to do with public health. Instead, Business Insider reports he argued that the same number of Americans would've died of COVID-19 even if states hadn't enforced any shutdown measures.
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden warned the United Kingdom that it must honour the Northern Irish peace deal as it extracts itself from the European Union or there would be no U.S. trade deal. Adam Reed reports.
Chris Coffey, head of the New York practice for Tusk Ventures, and CBSN New York’s urban affairs expert Mark Peters joined political reporter Marcia Kramer to discuss Michael Bloomberg's presidential..