Today's Top News Compilation - Friday, August 7, 2020 (1 Viewer)

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Below are some of the top political news stories of the day:

Trump claims he'll extend unemployment benefits through the end of the year
Trump to try going it alone on coronavirus aid after talks with Congress break down
Trump brushes off view that Russia denigrating Biden: 'Nobody's been tougher on Russia than I have'
Trump announces plans to extend unemployment benefits, payroll tax cut to the end of 2020 (Video)
Last-ditch virus aid talks collapse; no help for jobless now
Trump tees up executive orders on economy but won't sign yet
Florida's lack of transparency about election security funds aided alleged coverup, watchdog says
U.S. officials now worry about election logistics more than hacking
As Trump digs in, will it be US versus China in tech?
Russia working to boost Trump's reelection, 'denigrate' Biden: US intelligence report
Gowdy knocks Biden as a 'career offender as it relates to racially curious comments'
Trump and Macron discuss sending aid to Lebanon
Officials long warned of explosive chemicals at Beirut port
US election 2020: China, Russia and Iran 'trying to influence' vote
Trump teases order requiring insurers to cover preexisting conditions
Trump vows to circumvent Congress amid coronavirus aid talks stalemate
'Monkey' or 'Moor'? Biden surrogate under fire for bizarre metaphor
AP sources: Whitmer met with Biden as he nears VP decision
GOP House candidate's China coronavirus mask sparks criticism
Jerry Falwell Jr to take leave of absence after racy photo
Trump calls golf club members ‘peaceful protest’ at press conference
Susan Rice sells Netflix stock worth more than $300G as Biden mulls choice of running mate: report
Democrats Worry Attorney General Has An 'October Surprise' In The Making
Trump refers to his press conference attendees as a 'peaceful protest' (video)
Trump to take executive action after coronavirus talks collapse
White House officials and Democrats fail to reach deal on COVID bill
White House rejects Democrats' offer for $2 trillion stimulus price tag
U.S. intelligence shows Russia is trying to "denigrate" Biden, while China prefers Trump lose
Republicans want Trump to issue executive orders after coronavirus stimulus talks fall apart
2020 polls tighten: Trump narrows gap with Biden as campaign chief credits coronavirus briefings
Last-ditch virus aid talks underway; Trump team at Capitol
House Dems can sue to enforce McGahn subpoena
George W Bush to publish book of immigrant oil portraits
Warren and other top Democrats ask USPS watchdog to investigate practices
Trump administration covers full Guard costs for just some states, frustrating governors
Businesses blast key Fed program, saying banks not interested in lending
US sanctions pro-China leader of Hong Kong, other officials
Chris Wallace on who gets blamed for stalled COVID relief negotiations (VIDEO)
Cuomo says all New York school districts can reopen in the fall
Pelosi, Schumer say White House declined $2T coronavirus deal
Trump temporarily exempts Arizona, California, Connecticut from National Guard coronavirus deployment cuts
Intelligence community's top election official: China and Iran don't want Trump to win reelection, Russia working against Biden
US hiring slows in July as signs of lasting damage emerge
Postmaster General vows ‘we are not slowing down’ voting by mail
Financial losses pile up for U.S. Postal Service
Ethics Committee finds Rashida Tlaib violations were ‘bad timing’ not ‘ill intent’
Warren urges investment in child care workers amid pandemic
Canada’s last intact ice shelf collapses due to warming
'They're not even trying to hide the racism': Wisconsin Democrats blast GOP efforts to aid Kanye West's candidacy
NRA dissidents cautiously welcome lawsuit, see overhaul as long overdue
Pelosi says Democrats willing to compromise at $2T for coronavirus bill, rejected by Trump admin
Judge rules E. Jean Carroll can continue to seek Trump's DNA in defamation suit
Democratic senators voice 'growing concerns' over electoral interference
What is Kanye up to? West vows he’s in it to win, as interview suggests effort to ding Biden
Slowing U.S. job growth, rising COVID-19 raise doubts on the recovery's strength
Trump downplays COVID-19's mortality rate in US
The Wedge Issue That’s Dividing Trumpworld
'All Bark And No Bite': Trump Holds Prescription Drug-Pricing Order In Search Of Deal
TikTok threatens legal action against Trump US ban
China amendments pose hurdle for NASA authorization
Judge throws out House GOP lawsuit over proxy voting
Judge nixes Trump bid to delay suit from woman alleging rape
Joe Biden, Democrats unveil details for virtual convention
Wary GOP eyes Meadows shift from brick-thrower to dealmaker
GOP senators tip-toe around Trump as the party faces growing political dangers ahead of Nov. 3
Trump's dreams of a vaccine as his October Surprise aren't rooted in reality
Biden: 'Racism against Latinos' is 'baked into' Trump presidency
Nunes opponent pins hopes on shifting demographics in uphill battle
With Focus On Redistricting, Democrats Place New Emphasis On Statehouses
Biden's relationship with Obama offers a guide to his running mate search
History made as first African American general leads one of the military services
In Ohio, Trump offers argument for his reelection
Is the US about the split the internet?
Biden says his faith is 'bedrock foundation of my life' after Trump claim
De Blasio ‘grandstanding’ on police reform, so cop unions file lawsuit: reports
Donald Trump claims Joe Biden is 'against God;' Biden calls attack 'shameful'
Tennessee picks Trump-backed Bill Hagerty to be Senate Republican nominee
Congressional Democrats, White House see little progress in coronavirus relief talks
Wayne LaPierre allegedly funneled NRA millions into private jets, no-show contracts, and safaris
Biden VP race is highly fluid days before expected pick
Biden walks back African American 'diversity' remarks, lauds community's 'diversity of thought'
Democrats turn up the heat on Wray over foreign campaign interference
Fact check: Nancy Pelosi is not related to KKK grand wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest
With string of attacks on doctors and experts, Trump takes aim at science: ANALYSIS
Exclusive: Taiwan in talks to make first purchase of sophisticated U.S. drones - sources
Protesters rally in Portland as mayor decries violence
Black Lives Matter movement sparks 'collective awakening' on marijuana policies
Governor Says Florida's Unemployment System Was Designed To Create 'Pointless Roadblocks'
DHS staffers say Trump appointees Wolf, Cuccinelli ignoring input on protests, immigration policy
Covid killed the conventions. Maybe that’s a good thing
Rescuers in Lebanon recover more bodies days after blast
Trump plays a now-familiar role in critical coronavirus talks: observer
Beirut explosion: Anti-government protests break out in city
Meghan McCain bashes Daily Beast for headline suggesting she could vote for Trump over Biden
Asian shares fall after Trump move
Jobs report poised to light fire under COVID-19 talks
For many small businesses, federal loan money has already run out
Trump takes 2020 pitch to Ohio as Biden gains ground from afar
U.S.-China tensions hit European cyclical stocks
What Matters: I asked for hate mail from teachers and this is what I got
Coronavirus talks on life support as parties dig in, pass blame
Denying federal aid could put neediest at risk
U.S. job growth forecast to slow sharply in July as COVID-19 cases soar
How Trump's plan to unilaterally boost unemployment aid would face snags
Young minority voters show overwhelming support for Biden: poll
Marquita Bradshaw scores upset win in Tennessee Democratic Senate primary
New York Attorney General Moves To Dissolve The NRA After Fraud Investigation
Oil slips to $45 on demand concerns, set for weekly rise
Trump issues order barring U.S. firms from doing business with TikTok's parent company
Sanders offers bill to tax billionaires' wealth gains during pandemic
ACLU files nearly 400 cases versus Trump
Trump-backed businessman beats Cruz and Paul-backed surgeon in Tennessee primary clash
Louisville caravan calls on Mitch McConnell to extend $600 supplement to jobless benefits
Milwaukee chief demoted over tear-gas use, other concerns
Sweden Records Largest GDP Drop Since 1980, But Outperforms Many Other EU Countries
NCAA asks Supreme Court for emergency action in athlete compensation case
Beirut: The bride being photographed in wedding dress as blast hit
Chinese state media slams 'madness' of U.S. tech purge
Facebook bans pro-Trump PAC from advertising
Trump claims Biden 'insulted the Black community' with remarks on Hispanic diversity
AP Explains: Is a Trump White House acceptance speech legal?
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez nominated for Emmy for Green New Deal film

Coronavirus News and Updates:

Promising Covid-19 treatment offers test run for vaccine distribution
U.S. surpasses 160,000 coronavirus deaths as school openings near

More than 80,000 airline workers face furloughs as COVID-19 devastates industry
Massachusetts governor pauses reopening, reimposes some coronavirus restrictions
Documents show major lab's coronavirus tests took days longer than publicly stated

Vaccine for COVID-19 will need outside expert review, U.S. regulator says
Public health experts want rigorous FDA review of Covid vaccine data
Former Education Secretary John King discusses safely returning to school
Kids quarantine at NC school after Pence, DeVos visit
Coronavirus Cases Are Surging. The Contact Tracing Workforce Is Not
Democrats try to force Trump to boost medical supplies production
5 former CDC directors on where US went wrong in its COVID-19 response
'We're Risking Our Lives': Front-Line Federal Workers Sue For Hazard Pay
Coronavirus Update (Live): 19,127,899 Cases and 714,063 deaths ...
Cases in the U.S.: 4,802,491 cases and 157,631 deaths
The latest on the coronavirus pandemic
Gov. Reeves takes action as Mississippi shapes up to become nation's next COVID-19 hot spot
Congress' Ideological Divide Has Stymied Aid for Pandemic-Stricken Schools - New York Times
Wearing A Mask Could Be Even More Important Than We Thought
Coronavirus updates: US death toll rises for 5th straight week
Convalescent plasma studies delayed because of hydroxychloroquine
The Unique U.S. Failure to Control the Virus - New York Times
The Special Sauce That Makes Some Vaccines Work
University of Washington forecasts 300,000 U.S. COVID-19 deaths
California exceeds 10,000 coronavirus deaths
300,000 Deaths By December? 9 Takeaways Of The Newest COVID-19 Projections
Coronavirus vaccines speed ahead — but scientists stress safety first
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