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Federal Aid Has So Far Averted Personal Bankruptcies, but Trouble Looms

Federal Aid Has So Far Averted Personal Bankruptcies, but Trouble Looms

Federal Aid Has So Far Averted Personal Bankruptcies, but Trouble Looms Federal Aid Has So Far Averted Personal Bankruptcies, but Trouble Looms Nearly 40 percent of households earning less than $40,000 a year had already lost at least one job by May, according to the Federal Reserve, which has been analyzing household finances closely. That compares with just 19 percent …

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Brexit Border Bureaucracy Looms for Truckers, Pet Owners and Travelers

Brexit Border Bureaucracy Looms for Truckers, Pet Owners and Travelers

Brexit Border Bureaucracy Looms for Truckers, Pet Owners and Travelers Brexit Border Bureaucracy Looms for Truckers, Pet Owners and Travelers LONDON — No more seamless access to medical care. A spike in cellphone bills. And months of preparation if you are bringing the dog. For Britons who have lapsed into complacency about crossing the English Channel in the four years …

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Even as Covid-19 Looms, an M.L.B. Rookie Is Ready to Play

Even as Covid-19 Looms, an M.L.B. Rookie Is Ready to Play

Even as Covid-19 Looms, an M.L.B. Rookie Is Ready to Play Even as Covid-19 Looms, an M.L.B. Rookie Is Ready to Play Along with the rest of the world, athletes have had their careers upended by the coronavirus pandemic. They are giving The New York Times an intimate look at their journeys in periodic installments through the rest of the …

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China’s New National Security Law Looms Over Hong Kong

China’s New National Security Law Looms Over Hong Kong

China’s New National Security Law Looms Over Hong Kong China’s New National Security Law Looms Over Hong Kong Chinese lawmakers meeting from Sunday could approve a national security law as early as this week, drastically curbing political protest and dissent in Hong Kong and adding to China’s tensions with Western powers. The National People’s Congress Standing Committee — an arm …

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As Annexation Looms, Israeli Experts Warn of Security Risks

As Annexation Looms, Israeli Experts Warn of Security Risks

As Annexation Looms, Israeli Experts Warn of Security Risks As Annexation Looms, Israeli Experts Warn of Security Risks JERUSALEM — To Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, it’s a “historic opportunity”: the chance to annex large stretches of the occupied West Bank that right-wing Israelis have long coveted, possibly giving the country a permanent eastern border for the first time. Annexation would …

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For Hong Kong, Tiananmen Looms Over the Future

For Hong Kong, Tiananmen Looms Over the Future

For Hong Kong, Tiananmen Looms Over the Future For Hong Kong, Tiananmen Looms Over the Future On every June 4 since 1990, huge crowds of Hong Kongers joined in a vigil to remember the loss of lives, and the loss of ideals, in Tiananmen Square in 1989, when Chinese tanks and soldiers crushed a monthslong protest in Beijing calling for …

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End of Covid protection looms for renters

End of Covid protection looms for renters

End of Covid protection looms for renters End of Covid protection looms for renters This pandemic hasn’t been easy on anybody. Despite the many supportive measures put in place, rocketing numbers of people have claimed unemployment benefits and many of us wonder just how much further our savings will stretch. But one group who remain particularly vulnerable to economic shocks …

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‘Instead of Coronavirus, the Hunger Will Kill Us.’ A Global Food Crisis Looms.

‘Instead of Coronavirus, the Hunger Will Kill Us.’ A Global Food Crisis Looms.

‘Instead of Coronavirus, the Hunger Will Kill Us.’ A Global Food Crisis Looms. ‘Instead of Coronavirus, the Hunger Will Kill Us.’ A Global Food Crisis Looms. NAIROBI, Kenya — In the largest slum in Kenya’s capital, people desperate to eat set off a stampede during a recent giveaway of flour and cooking oil, leaving scores injured and two people dead. …

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