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Under fire over lockdown trip, close aide to UK's Johnson toughs it out

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s closest aide refused to resign on Monday, saying he had done nothing wrong by driving 250 miles from London to access childcare when Britons were being told to stay at home to fight COVID-19. Dominic Cummings has faced calls to quit from lawmakers, Church of England bishops,…

10 Plus-Size Crop Tops Under $40 That Are SO Freaking Cute

Sun’s out, midriffs out. With summer fast approaching, it’s time to put away your cropped turtlenecks and sweaters and take out your cropped tees and tanks. Crop tops have gone from a trend to a staple in recent years, so filling your closet with the right picks can open up a whole new side of…

Under the Microscope

Targeting inflation Low and stable inflation means that prices rise slowly and predictably. This makes it easier for people and businesses to plan ahead. And it means that, over time, our money holds its value better. Since the early 1990s, the Bank of Canada has adjusted interest rates to keep inflation around 2 percent. We…

Under pressure from Donald Trump, U.S. seeks shorter sentence for his adviser Roger Stone

WASHINGTON — Under pressure from President Donald Trump, the U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday abruptly moved to seek a shorter prison sentence for veteran Republican operative and long-time Trump adviser and friend Roger Stone, with all four prosecutors quitting the case after the highly unusual reversal. Senior department officials – hours after Trump complained on…