WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump has picked his favorite weapon to fight the economic fallout from the coronavirus: an elimination of the “payroll tax” on workers’ gross earnings that is used to fund national retirement programs. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump looks on during the daily Coronavirus-related briefing at the White House in
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FILE PHOTO: Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son attends a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son on Thursday tweeted an offer to donate a million free face masks to help fight the coronavirus outbreak a day after twitter users criticized his
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FILE PHOTO: British band The Who’s Roger Daltry (L) and Pete Townshend perform during the Glastonbury music festival in Somerset, south-west England, June 24, 2007. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British rock band The Who have canceled their UK tour due to coronavirus, just four days before they were due to take to the
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation on Wednesday to extend a divisive set of government surveillance tools, a major boost for efforts to reauthorize the program before it expires on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) walks to a closed meeting of the House Democratic Caucus at the U.S. Capitol
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden on Wednesday canceled political rallies in Florida and Illinois due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic and replaced them with what his campaign called “virtual events” in the two states. A microphone stand set up for U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders stands empty inside of a
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