Mnuchin says new federal jobless aid will be available from states within 2 weeks

Trump and the White House press secretary have been vague about the timing.August 11, 2020, 1:22 AM5 min read Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday said that states will be able to “execute” new weekly federal unemployment benefits of up to $400 within two weeks, after the Trump administration repeatedly declined to offer a timeline…

Court: LA County owes $8M to man killed like George Floyd

California’s Supreme Court says Los Angeles County must pay a full $8 million damage award to the family of a Black man whose death had similarities to the recent police killing of George Floyd in MinneapolisBy DON THOMPSON Associated PressAugust 11, 2020, 1:15 AM3 min readSACRAMENTO, Calif. — Los Angeles County must pay a full…

EXCLUSIVE: John Bolton on Trump’s performance, the 2020 election, foreign interference, and COVID-19

Former national security adviser John Bolton. Business Insider/Facebook In a wide-ranging interview with Business Insider on Monday, former national security adviser John Bolton discussed the 2020 election, President Donald Trump’s performance, foreign interference, and the coronavirus pandemic.Bolton said that if people thought about resigning “every time something objectionable happened” in the Trump White House, “you’d…

Los Angeles Apparel reports 2 more cases of COVID-19 in what officials called an ‘open outbreak investigation’

At least 377 workers at Los Angeles Apparel have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.Dov Charney, the company’s founder, denied there was an “outbreak” at his company in a July interview with Business Insider.Since then, two more workers have caught the coronavirus.”The facility is under surveillance and…

Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger announce birth of daughter with sweet photo

Actor Chris Pratt and author Katherine Schwarzenegger announced the birth of their first child together on Monday on social media — and shared a sweet photo with their new baby girl. The couple said they named their daughter Lyla Maria Schwarzenegger Pratt.  “We couldn’t be happier. Both mom and baby are doing great,” Pratt wrote…

2020 Daily Trail Markers: Wisconsin voters head to the polls again after “the disaster of April 7”

Wisconsin voters will head to the polls Tuesday, the second time voting will occur in the state during the coronavirus pandemic, giving election officials one final test run before November, according to CBS News campaign reporter Adam Brewster. In April, clerks were swamped with last minute requests for absentee ballots and many voters around the state reported…

President Trump Is Escorted From Press Briefing by Secret Service

Now Playing 8/10/2020 7:12PM      President Trump was abruptly escorted from a press briefing by the Secret Service after shots were fired outside the White House on Monday. Photo: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images Up Next Editor Picks Shelf 10:06 Covid Chasers: The Nurses Fighting Coronavirus From Hot Spot to Hot Spot 8/8/2020 7:07AM 8/8/2020 6:08 Coronavirus Pandemic…

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

WASHINGTON — Speaker Nancy Pelosi is not about to blink. The Democratic leader has been here before, negotiating a deal with the White House to save the U.S. economy, and lessons from the Great Recession are now punctuating the coronavirus talks. With Republicans again balking at big government bailouts, the Democrats believe they have the…

Politically charged ‘black-ish’ episode gets belated home

A politically charged episode of “black-ish” from 2017 that was shelved by ABC has found a home on HuluBy LYNN ELBER AP Television WriterAugust 10, 2020, 11:57 PM3 min readLOS ANGELES — A politically charged episode of “black-ish” from 2017 that was shelved by ABC has found a home on Hulu, a corporate sibling of…