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03:50  05 july  2020
03:50  05 july  2020 Source:   reuters.com

USA: The contraction in GDP confirmed at 5.0% in the 1st quarter

 USA: The contraction in GDP confirmed at 5.0% in the 1st quarter USA-ECONOMY-GDP: USA: The contraction in GDP confirmed at 5.0% in the 1st quarter © Reuters / Kevin Lamarque USA: THE CONTRACTION IN GDP CONFIRMED AT 5.0% IN THE FIRST QUARTER WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The US economy contracted by 5.0% in the first quarter, the Commerce Department announced on Thursday in final reading of the gross domestic product (GDP) , which confirms that the United States has entered its most serious crisis for more than ten years.

Following is a summary of current US domestic news briefs. Robinhood details possible changes to options offering after suicide by customer. Robinhood Markets Inc said on Thursday it may make it harder to qualify to do sophisticated options trading on its platform and will improve its user interface

Following is a summary of current US domestic news briefs. Several U . S . states see coronavirus infection spikes, Wall Street unnerved. Troubling spikes in coronavirus infection rates were reported on Friday in several U . S . states , mainly in the South and West, a day before President Donald Trump

Following is a summary of current US domestic news briefs.

U.S. sends carriers to South China Sea during Chinese drills

Two U.S. aircraft carriers were conducting exercises in the disputed South China Sea on Saturday, the U.S. navy said, as China also carried out military drills that have been criticised by the Pentagon and neighbouring states. China and the United States have accused each other of stoking tension in the strategic waterway at a time of strained relations over everything from the new coronavirus to trade to Hong Kong.

U.S. coronavirus cases rise by over 53,000 as several states set new records

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  Reuters US Domestic News Summary Reuters US Domestic News SummaryAmericans' concerns about coronavirus jump as cases surge, Reuters/Ipsos poll shows

Following is a summary of current US domestic news briefs. 'Carmen' and coronavirus don't match: NYC's Met Opera closed till December 31. New York's Metropolitan Opera will keep its curtains closed until a New Year's Eve opening gala, it said on Monday, as it announced a season shortened by the

Following is a summary of current US domestic news briefs. U . S . high court rejects church challenge to Illinois pandemic rules. The U . S . Supreme Court on Friday rejected a challenge to Illinois' restrictions on religious services during the coronavirus pandemic, noting that the state had lifted the

The United States reported more than 53,000 new COVID-19 cases on Friday and several states set new records, according to a Reuters tally. A surge in coronavirus cases has put President Donald Trump's handling of the crisis under the microscope and jeopardized reopening the economy, with some states closing high-risk businesses.

Washington Redskins to consider changing name of team

Under mounting pressure from sponsors and Native American rights groups, Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder said on Friday he would consider changing the name of the National Football League team whose roots date back to the 1930s. Snyder, who has previously stated he would not change the name, softened his stance a day after FedEx Corp, which owns the naming rights to the team's Landover, Maryland, stadium, called for the NFL club to be rebranded.

A so big sun (spoilers): the summary in advance of the episode of Thursday July 2

 A so big sun (spoilers): the summary in advance of the episode of Thursday July 2 © capture A so big sun (spoilers): the summary in advance of the episode of Thursday July 2 Eliott, who seeks convincing Mr. Soriano to let him invest in his company, made an important discovery about Pierre. Manu thinks he has found the identity of Quentin's attacker. This Thursday, July 2 in A so big sun on France 2 ... On his return home, Quentin criticizes Gary for having put him back in contact with Carine. For him, it also puts her in danger.

Following is a summary of current US domestic news briefs. U . S . high court rejects church challenges to state pandemic rules. The U . S . Supreme Court rejected challenges on Friday to curbs on religious services in California and Illinois during the coronavirus pandemic.

Following is a summary of current US domestic news briefs. Facebook Inc and Snap Inc became the latest U . S . companies condemning racial inequality in the United States as violent protests flared up across major cities over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died while in

Alleged Jeffrey Epstein accomplice Ghislaine Maxwell being held at 'well-run' jail, local lawyers say

Ghislaine Maxwell, the alleged accomplice of Jeffrey Epstein, is being detained at a New Hampshire jail where she is likely separated from other inmates and under constant surveillance, local lawyers said. A source familiar with Maxwell's case said she is being held at the Merrimack County Jail, a medium-security facility 20 miles from the luxurious home where she was arrested Thursday.

Pandemic or not, hot dogs eaten, records broken on New York's Coney Island

A global pandemic could not stop Coney Island's venerable Fourth of July hot-dog eating competition from going ahead on Saturday, or its reigning men's and women's champions from setting new records in their respective divisions. In fact, men's winner Joey Chestnut said, moving the Nathan's Famous event to a climate-controlled indoor setting to keep the coronavirus from spreading among hundreds of spectators who would normally pack the often-sweltering boardwalk gave him edge he needed.

Geoffrey Rush has major court win against Daily Telegraph

  Geoffrey Rush has major court win against Daily Telegraph The publisher of Sydney newspaper The Daily Telegraph loses its appeal to reduce the $2.9 million in damages award to Geoffrey Rush after a high-profile defamation case last year.Nationwide News appealed after the Oscar winner was last year awarded almost $2.9 million in damages over defamatory articles published by The Daily Telegraphs in 2017.

Following is a summary of current US domestic news briefs. Protests 'to change the whole wide world' following Floyd's funeral. The dramatic scenes of a drive-by shooting on the streets of Seattle were captured by Reuters photographer Lindsey Wasson during protests against police brutality and

Following is a summary of current US domestic news briefs. U . S . gig workers seeking coronavirus jobless benefits hit bureaucratic wall. Reuters was unable to confirm whether the bodies were those of coronavirus victims. White House likely to advise people in coronavirus hot spots to wear masks.

Many Americans' July 4 celebrations go virtual as COVID-19 cases surge

On a holiday weekend that would typically draw crowds to watch fireworks, march in parades and wave the red, white and blue, many Americans kicked off Independence Day exactly where they have been for months: at home. The holiday marking the country's 244 years of independence comes four days into a month when at least eight states have seen record daily increases in coronavirus cases, leading several governors to toughen social distancing measures and urge people to celebrate from home.

Florida sees coronavirus cases spike to new daily record

Florida's confirmed coronavirus cases rose by a record 11,458 on Saturday, the state's health department said, the second time in three days that its caseload increased by more than 10,000. The new record came a day after seven other states also reported record rises in cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus that has killed nearly 130,000 Americans.

Two Seattle protesters hit by car on highway, one critically injured

English counties allowed to field two overseas players from 2021

  English counties allowed to field two overseas players from 2021 English counties allowed to field two overseas players from 2021The decision was made by the ECB's Board after a recommendation by the Performance Cricket Committee.

Following is a summary of current US domestic news briefs. Missouri man charged with murder in death of St. Louis retired cop: report. "What I'm saying is, technically we just can't do that."

Following is a summary of current US domestic news briefs. Police arrest cyclist who confronted youngsters posting U . S . racial injustice flyers. ' We can't take much more': Protests swell in Washington and other cities.

Two protesters were injured, one critically, in Seattle early on Saturday, when the women were hit by a speeding car that drove past other stopped vehicles into a crowd demonstrating on an interstate highway, police said. The driver of the car, a 27-year-old Seattle man, was arrested at the scene of the incident, which occurred at about 1:30 a.m. PDT (0830 GMT), and faces multiple felony charges, Washington State Patrol Trooper Chase Van Cleave said by phone.

Washington braces as crowds converge for Trump's July Fourth fireworks, racial protests

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to converge on Saturday in the heart of Washington, where U.S. President Donald Trump will host an Independence Day fireworks display and military flyover, while protesters will march for racial equality. Disregarding the Washington mayor's warnings of the risk of gathering as many U.S. states mark a record number of new COVID-19 cases, crowds began to assemble early on a hot Saturday morning.

Trump attacks 'left-wing cultural revolution' in Mount Rushmore address

President Donald Trump on Friday accused "angry mobs" of trying to erase history with efforts to remove or rethink monuments to U.S. historical figures and used a speech at Mount Rushmore to paint himself as a bulwark against left-wing extremism. On a day when seven U.S. states posted a record number of new COVID-19 cases, the pandemic moved further into Trump's inner circle. Kimberly Guilfoyle, a senior campaign official and the girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr., tested positive in South Dakota before the event, according to Sergio Gor, a Trump campaign official. Trump Jr. tested negative, Gor said.

Former All Black Kahui signs with Force .
Former All Black Kahui signs with ForceThe 35-year-old centre has been based in Japan for the past seven years and captained Tokyo-based side Toshiba Brave Lupus since 2017/18.

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