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No apparent opposition support for feds’ latest pandemic emergency bill

OTTAWA – The non-partisan spirit that has allowed Parliament to swiftly pass emergency legislation during the COVID-19 pandemic seems likely to come to an abrupt end today. And that could leave in limbo a number of promised measures, including benefits for disabled Canadians and expansion of the wage subsidy program to include seasonal workers and…

How Bill Belichick trolled the media at NFL draft

Well, we have a new meme. Bill Belichick takes a certain joy — if Belichick actually experiences that emotion — in making things tough on the media. So when ESPN cut to Belichick’s draft room (in quarantine times, it looked like his kitchen), it was fitting that Belichick was nowhere to be seen. But his…

Bill Cosby not eligible for coronavirus-related prison release

Bill Cosby has not been identified as an inmate at risk for the coronavirus, according to a new report. The disgraced comedian’s representative told the New York Post that Cosby is going to be sent home from prison because of the pandemic, but a source at the Department of Corrections insists that’s not the case.…

Historic $2.2 trillion coronavirus bill passes U.S. House, becomes law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a $ 2.2 trillion aid package – the largest in history – to help cope with the economic downturn inflicted by the intensifying coronavirus pandemic, and President Donald Trump quickly signed it into law. The massive bill passed the Senate and House of Representatives…

Coronavirus bill includes millions for Howard, Gallaudet universities

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. The Senate’s latest coronavirus response package makes millions of dollars in funding available for Washington’s Howard University and Gallaudet University through September 2021. As part of the appropriations package included in the overall bill to respond to the COVID-19…