Au Pairs Come To The U.S. Seeking Cultural Exchange, But The State Department Often Fails To Protect Them

Au pair companies market their programs as a way to experience American culture. But many people told HuffPost it’s a poorly regulated, exploitative system that fails to act on allegations of physical and sexual abuse. Business – News, Opinion and … Read more…

McConnell formally unveils Senate Republicans’ stimulus proposal: ‘The American people need more help’

Senate Republicans on Monday are formally unveiling their stimulus proposal, which will serve as an opening bid ahead of bipartisan negotiations with Democrats as lawmakers scramble to respond to the ongoing economic and public health crisis sparked by the pandemic. … Read more…

Surrounded by trees and with 1,200 solar panels, this Norwegian building could change how we think about factories

The buildings that produce the goods we use every single day are changing. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! … Read more…

Trump appears to back another round of stimulus checks, though jumbled remarks make plan unclear

In comments to Fox Business, President Trump said he wants to offer bigger payments than Democrats envision but that he doesn’t want it to deter employment. A White House spokesman declined to clarify what the president meant on Wednesday. Business … Read more…

Watch live: World Health Organization holds press conference as coronavirus pandemic accelerates

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6.25.20 Walmart expands education benefit to include skilled trades; Vanguard’s super-cheap digital advisor

Walmart is offering its workers increased access to education benefits that go beyond just getting a college degree. Vanguard’s digital advisor service is making robo-advising even cheaper and more accessible for people. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices … Read more…

The rapid rollout of the Paycheck Protection Program raises fraud risk, government watchdog finds

As of June 12, the Small Business Administration processed some $ 512 million in PPP loans for business owners in need. The speedy implementation of the program and limited underwriting could lead to potential fraud, the Government Accountability Office found. … Read more…

As would-be travelers from the U.S. to Europe may soon learn, local pandemic decisions can have global effects

Good morning. David Meyer here in Berlin, filling in for Alan. Could Americans be banned from entering the European Union when it opens its borders to most of the world next week? That’s a distinct possibility, according to plans being … Read more…

Sick staff and empty seats: How Trump’s triumphant return to the campaign trail went from bad to worse

By the time President Donald Trump was gliding in his helicopter toward Joint Base Andrews on Saturday, destined for what he’d once hoped would be a triumphant packed-to-the-rafters return to the campaign trail, things were already looking bad. CNN.com – … Read more…

Watch live: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds his final daily press briefing on the coronavirus outbreak

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is holding his final daily news conference Friday as the state moves forward with its reopening plans. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

House Democrats demand big bank CEOs disclose documents about small business loans in coronavirus bailout

The lawmakers want big banks to provide “all formal or informal guidance” from the administration about PPP requirements, and the “prioritization or exclusion” of loan applicants in underserved or rural markets. Small Business BEST DEAL UPDATE: A way to Pay … Read more…

Ex-Facebook VP Chamath Palihapitiya thinks governments will go after Big Tech and break them up within a decade

Former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya told the CB Insights conference that regulators are going to come down hard on Big Tech in the next 10 years. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Another 1 million jobless claims show Congress may need to extend extra benefits set to expire

Economists say the latest jobless claims report shows adds weight to calls for the extension of expanded unemployment benefits. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

6.17.20 Target raising minimum wage to $15 an hour; T-Mobile outage and communicating when networks go down

Target is raising the minimum wage. Pay has gotten much better for retail workers in recent years and that trend is continuing. T-Mobile experienced a massive network outage yesterday. Clark talks about what went down and how you should look … Read more…

Trump administration asks court to stop release of Bolton’s book by claiming it would reveal government secrets

The Trump administration on Wednesday intensified its dispute with former national security adviser John Bolton over the publication of his book, asking a court to stop its release next week and having top officials stand behind claims of potentially damaging … Read more…

Homebuilder sentiment posts biggest monthly surge ever, a sign housing is rebounding from coronavirus

Builder sentiment jumped a striking 21 points in June to 58, the largest monthly increase ever in the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Powell warns of ‘significant uncertainty’ about the recovery and says small businesses are at risk

The Fed chairman repeated warnings about the economy during the first day of his semiannual testimony before Congress. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% … Read more…

Federal disaster loan program applications no longer limited to agricultural businesses

The Small Business Administration is reopening its Economic Injury Disaster Loan and EIDL advance grant portal to a broader array of eligible small businesses and nonprofits affected by the coronavirus pandemic, beginning Monday. Small Business BEST DEAL UPDATE: A way … Read more…

Op-ed: U.S. and European tensions jeopardize 75 years of democracy, open markets and individual rights

Tensions aren’t new in transatlantic relations. The reason to act more decisively now is the historic moment, a new era of major power competition that will define the years ahead. Commentary BEST DEAL UPDATE: Best of Web Pricing! Search 280+ … Read more…