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New York City hospital criticized for slow coronavirus protections

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Social workers at a New York City hospital battling the coronavirus outbreak say the hospital dragged its feet at taking precautions to protect them from getting infected or from possibly spreading COVID-19 to patients. Among the biggest complaints by social......
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Trump considers ‘enforceable’ quarantine in New York, New Jersey and parts of Connecticut

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here US President Donald Trump speaks to the press as he departs the White House in Washington, DC, on March 28, 2020. Alex Edelman | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump said Saturday that he’s considering placing a short-term quarantine......
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Trump told Pence not to call Washington, Michigan governors

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a Coronavirus Task Force news conference in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, March 23, 2020. Chris Kleponis | Bloomberg | Getty Images President Donald Trump said......
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Trump orders General Motors to make ventilators under Defense Production Act

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump has ordered General Motors to make ventilators under the Defense Production Act hours after criticizing the company for not acting quickly enough to produce the devices amid the coronavirus pandemic.  The Korean War-era statute can force certain American......
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House passes relief bill, sends to Trump

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The House passed a $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill on Friday, sending the unprecedented measure to President Donald Trump‘s desk after a scramble to block an effort to delay its passage. The chamber approved what is believed to be the......
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Trump fumes after GOP Rep hints he’ll oppose bill

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump on Friday lashed out at Rep. Thomas Massie, calling him a “third rate Grandstander” after the Kentucky Republican signaled he would oppose a $2 trillion relief bill intended to soften the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.  “He......
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Bailout could exclude Carnival, Norwegian, Royal Caribbean cruise lines

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Cruise lines are among the businesses that have suffered the most fallout from the coronavirus outbreak. And the major ones could get left out of the bailout fund included in the $2 trillion stimulus bill the Senate passed Wednesday night.......
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Trump will hear options this weekend on plan to reopen economy

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump speaks during a press conference on the COVID-19, coronavirus, outbreak flanked by US Vice President Mike Pence at the White House in Washington, DC on March 25, 2020. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images President Donald......
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Coronavirus stimulus checks will come within three weeks, Mnuchin says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday that people will start getting relief checks within three weeks, as the country reels from the coronavirus pandemic. Mnuchin spoke to CNBC the morning after the Senate passed a $2 trillion stimulus package intended......
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Senate passes $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., right, and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., make their way to the Senate floor after announcing a two-year deal on the budget earlier in the day on February 7, 2018. Tom Williams |......
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Here’s what’s in the $2 trillion relief bill

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A view of the Capitol’s Rotunda is seen reflected in an ambulance as negotiations on a COVID-19 economic bailout continue on Capitol Hill March 24, 2020, in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images The Senate released an......
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Senate set to vote on coronavirus stimulus bill Wednesday night

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Senate is planning to vote on a massive $2 trillion relief bill late Wednesday or early Thursday, after a last-minute fight over a proposed unemployment provision delayed proceedings on Wednesday, people familiar with the situation told CNBC. The Senate......
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Bernie Sanders, 4 GOP senators fight, threaten to delay

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Chances for a planned Senate vote Wednesday on a historic $2 trillion relief package in response to the coronavirus pandemic appeared to dwindle as senators threatened to delay it over a key unemployment insurance proposal. Earlier in the day, four......
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Trump mocks virus fear for Romney, Avenatti

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Donald Trump pauses during a Coronavirus Task Force news conference in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Sunday, March 22, 2020. Jim Lo Scalzo | Bloomberg | Getty Images President Donald Trump,......
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Deaths could increase if Trump loosens rules

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Doctors who specialize in infectious diseases warned Tuesday that deaths in the U.S. from the coronavirus could dramatically increase if the Trump administration relaxes guidelines that have encouraged Americans to minimize contact with one another. Those doctors said that President......
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White House tells anyone who has left NYC that they should self quarantine

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Deborah Birx, coronavirus response coordinator, speaks as U.S. President Donald Trump, left, listens during a Coronavirus Task Force news conference in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, March 20, 2020. Al Drago |......
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Trump wants to reopen US economy by Easter

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here US President Donald Trump (L) speaks during a virtual town hall meeting from the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 24, 2020. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump said Tuesday that......
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Congress gets closer to a deal on massive stimulus bill

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Democrats and Republicans are getting closer to a deal on the massive stimulus package to combat the economic impact of the coronavirus. Lawmakers and the Trump administration expect to reach an agreement Tuesday morning, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told......
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Trump says businesses could reopen soon while fighting COVID

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump addresses the coronavirus response daily briefing at the White House in Washington, March 23, 2020. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters President Donald Trump suggested Monday that he wants to urge businesses to reopen — sooner rather than later......
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SEC warns on insider trading after Loeffler sales

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here US Senator Kelly Loeffler (L), R-GA, and husband Jeffrey Sprecher, CEO of Intercontinental Exchange and Chairman of the New York Stock Exchange, on January 6, 2019. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images The Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday......

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