This whole experience has taught me that shopping for a home is always complicated—that's a given. But, if you're embarking on your house-hunting journey during this unprecedented and uncertain time, be sure to prepare yourself for something extra. … [Read more...] about 5 Surprises I Learned House-Hunting Amid a Pandemic
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Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage criticised the government at the time for imposing an internal lockdown on Britons despite planes still arriving daily from virus hotspots such as Italy, Iran, and China. Even in April, some 100,000 people were entering a week from international destinations without being checked or ordered into quarantine. In the three months to Britain’s internal lockdown, just 273 out of 1.8 million travellers were quarantined. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: MPs Slam Boris Govt for Open Borders that Invited 10,000 Infected People
For the ninth time since the beginning of last week, Treasury Secretary Steven MnuchinSteven Terner MnuchinNegotiators remain far apart on coronavirus deal as deadline looms On The Money: White House warns there's likely no deal with no agreement by Friday | More generous unemployment benefits lead to better jobs: study | 167K workers added to private payrolls in July Skepticism grows over Friday deadline for coronavirus deal MORE, White House chief of staff Mark MeadowsMark Randall MeadowsNegotiators remain far apart on coronavirus deal as deadline looms Trump dismisses legal questions on GOP nomination speech at White House Overnight Defense: Esper says 'most believe' Beirut explosion was accident, contradicting Trump | Trump later says 'nobody knows yet' what happened in Lebanon | 61-year-old reservist ID'd as fourth military COVID-19 death MORE, Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiGOP chairmen hit back at accusation they are spreading disinformation with Biden probe Negotiators … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by the Air Line Pilots Association – Key 48 hours loom as negotiators push for relief deal
San Francisco was added to the state’s watch list on July 17 because of elevated coronavirus infections and hospitalizations, with the city’s Latino population disproportionately affected. Increased social gatherings, especially among people in different households, increases in economic activity, and continuing infections in low-income housing and among low-wage essential workers have all been cited as drivers of the increase in cases. … [Read more...] about SF and San Mateo were last in Bay Area on the coronavirus watch list. What do numbers show now?
London (CNN Business)The UK economy will take longer than expected to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, the Bank of England said Thursday, as it warned of rising unemployment and other risks to its forecast, such as a second wave of infections and Brexit. … [Read more...] about Bank of England sees smaller hit to UK economy but slower recovery