Senate defeat of ‘skinny’ coronavirus aid bill puts it on ‘dead-end street’

BY THEREDNOW STAFF WASHINGTON (Therednow) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday killed a Republican bill that would have provided around $300 billion in new coronavirus aid, as Democrats seeking far more funding prevented it from advancing. By a vote of 52-47, the Senate failed to get the 60 votes needed in the 100-member chamber to […]

U.S. Democrats demand Trump response to reported Russian bounties

BY THEREDNOW STAFF WASHINGTON (Therednow) – Democratic U.S. senators introduced a bill on Thursday that would require President Donald Trump to impose sanctions on any Russian involved in the alleged payment of bounties to militants for killing U.S. and allied forces in Afghanistan. The legislation would require Trump to certify whether the Russian government offered, […]

Twitter expands misinformation rules ahead of U.S. election

BY THEREDNOW STAFF (Therednow) – Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would label or remove misinformation aiming to undermine confidence in the U.S. election, including posts claiming victory before results have been certified or inciting unlawful conduct to prevent a peaceful transfer of power. Twitter said in a blog post it was updating its rules […]

The Best Premier League TV Deals As The Season Returns This Month

You may have spent hours playing FIFA or Football Manager during lockdown, but now it’s time to get back to the real action – with the Premier League returning on 17th June. With all 92 remaining fixtures set to be squeezed in over the next month or so, the appeal of watching at home has never been greater.

Snooker Legend Willie Thorne Has Died Aged 66

Snooker legend Willie Thorne has passed away aged 66, following a short battle with leukaemia.On Sunday (14 June) Willie went into respiratory failure and was put into an induced coma, according to his friend and carer Julie O’Neill.

UNITED STATE firms vow to combat bigotry yet face critics on variety

BY THEREDNOW STAFF (Therednow) – – In the past, U.S. firms have largely stayed quiet as protests erupted over murders of African-Americans by policemans. That altered with the May 25 fatality of George Floyd in Minneapolis, which has actually triggered a flurry of business statements of uniformity with the black neighborhood– together with promises of […]

For virus-tamer Merkel, global alliances trumped nationalism

BY THEREDNOW STAFF BERLIN (Therednow) – – Travelling in convoy via the Chinese city of Wuhan last September, Angela Merkel called a halt. As her event went across a bridge over the Yangtze river, the German Chancellor wanted to find out about a grand motion by innovative leader Mao Zedong. She postured for a picture […]