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Business Stimulus talks resume as dealmakers push for another round of checks. Here’s everything you need to know about the rescue package

House Democrats are taking another shot at passing a coronavirus stimulus bill just five weeks before Election Day. The latest bill is a scaled-down version of the HEROES Act that House Democrats passed in May.  It includes another round of $1,200 checks, a boost to unemployment payments, and $225 billion for schools and colleges.  Democrats…

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Business Dr. Birx reportedly played a central role in pressuring CDC to advise for school reopening despite surges in coronavirus cases this summer

Documents obtained by The New York Times show officials in President Donald Trump’s administration pressured the Centers for Disease Control to relax guidelines for school reopenings earlier this summer.  Dr. Deborah Birx, a physician on the White House Coronavirus Task Force directly took a role in asking the CDC to include documents that undermined the…

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Business A third of American parents say they won’t get their kids flu shots this year, despite the looming threat of flu season during COVID-19

A third of American parents don’t plan to vaccinate their kids against the flu, according to a new poll from the National Poll on Children’s Health.  Experts have warned that this year’s flu season and the coronavirus pandemic could overwhelm healthcare systems and spark a further public health crisis in the US.  Centers for Disease…

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Business $750. Again. And again. The amount Trump twice paid in taxes will be Biden’s magic number during the first presidential debate, insiders say

Democratic insiders say $750 — the amount President Donald Trump paid in federal tax income for two years — will give Joe Biden an edge in Tuesday’s presidential debate. Voters tuning into the debate can expect Biden to repeatedly compare that figure to what working-class Americans, including millions of Trump supporters, pay in taxes, and…

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Business The coronavirus has killed at least 1 million people worldwide

At least 1 million people have died from the coronavirus worldwide, according to the latest data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Of that total, about 20% of people who died from the disease are Americans, according to JHU data. COVID-19 was declared a pandemic on March 11 — merely 201 days ago. Visit Business Insider’s…

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Business Former Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale hospitalized after threatening to harm himself, Fort Lauderdale police say

Brad Parscale, campaign manager for U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks before a rally at the target center on October 10, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images Ex-Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale was hospitalized Sunday after threatening suicide, Fort Lauderdale police said. Parscale’s wife called the police shortly before 4 p.m. local time. Parscale, who…

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Business TikTok download ban temporarily blocked by US judge in a blow to the Trump administration

Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A federal judge on Sunday ruled in favor of TikTok, blocking the Trump administration’s temporary download ban set to take place tonight at 11:59 p.m. TikTok has been a target of the Trump administration since July, and last month, the president signed a pair of executive…

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Business Sports-betting companies are ramping up deals with the return of live sporting events

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for September 28. I’m Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips at [email protected] Today’s news: Sports betting gets steam from return of live sports, Apple temporarily cuts fees for Facebook, and…

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Business The most shocking revelations from The New York Times report about Trump’s tax returns

President Donald Trump at an event in Doral, Fla. Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP An investigation released by The New York Times on Sunday gave Americans a look into President Trump’s finances. Trump reportedly paid just $750 in federal income taxes in both 2016 and 2017. In 11 of the 18 years that were examined…

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Business Trump spent more than $70,000 to style his hair when he was on ‘The Apprentice’ and wrote it off as a business expense: NYT

Donald Trump, then-host of the NBC television reality series “The Apprentice”, on March 10, 2006. Fred Prouser/Reuters President Donald Trump spent more than $70,000 to style his hair when he was on “The Apprentice,” and he wrote off the costs as a business expense, The New York Times reported Sunday. The Times obtained Trump’s tax…

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