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    Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

    WASHINGTON (March 27, 2020) - President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law Friday, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress this week to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during the deepening coronavirus epidemic.

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    House passes $2.2T rescue package, rushes it to Trump

    WASHINGTON (March 27, 2020) — Acting swiftly in an extraordinary time, the House rushed President Donald Trump a $2.2 trillion rescue package Friday, tossing a life preserver to a U.S. economy and health care system left flailing by the coronavirus pandemic.

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    Federal prisons struggle to combat growing COVID-19 fears

    WASHINGTON (March 27, 2020) — When a federal correction officer geared up for duty recently at a Florida prison complex, he added an N95 mask amid coronavirus fears. He has a sister who had an organ transplant and an elderly mother at home.

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    Tourists stranded in Asia by canceled flights, shut borders

    PHUKET, Thailand (March 27, 2020) — From the sun-soaked beaches of Thailand to the foothills of Mount Everest in Nepal, tourists across Asia are finding their dream vacations have turned into travel nightmares as airlines cancel flights and countries close their borders in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

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    UK’s Johnson tests positive for virus, deaths soar in Spain

    NEW YORK (March 27, 2020) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said Friday, while the number of infections in the United States surged to the most in the world and Spain announced a record number of virus deaths overnight.

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    Congress locks Trump oversight into $2.2 trillion package

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared that “I’ll be the oversight” as lawmakers were in the final days of drafting what became a $2.2 trillion rescue plan for American businesses. In the end, Congress ensured that won’t be the case.

  • Associated Press

    House debates $2.2T virus relief bill amid last-minute snag

    WASHINGTON (March 27, 2020) — The House kicked off debate Friday on a $2.2 trillion package to ease the coronavirus pandemic’s devastating toll on the U.S. economy and health care system, even as a maverick conservative threatened to delay passage until most lawmakers return to Washington for a vote.

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    EU leaders order up recovery plan for after coronavirus

    BRUSSELS (March 26, 2020) — European Union national leaders told the bloc’s finance ministers Thursday to draw up new measures to tackle the devastating economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic after failing to bridge major differences over how best to share the debt burden.

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