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Trump: US, Canada to close border to nonessential travel

Trump: US, Canada to close border to nonessential travel

The U.S. and Canada have agreed to temporarily close their shared border to nonessential travel, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday, and the Trump administration is considering a plan to turn back all people who cross the border illegally from Mexico, two administration officials said.MORE

Trump pushes for massive aid from Congress, checks to public

Trump pushes for massive aid from Congress, checks to public

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a massive federal effort Tuesday, President Donald Trump asked Congress to speed emergency checks to Americans, enlisted the military for MASH-like hospitals and implored ordinary people — particularly socially active millennials — to do their part by staying home to stop the spread of the coronavirus. His proposed economic package alone…MORE

Trump calls on Americans to cease hoarding food, supplies

Trump calls on Americans to cease hoarding food, supplies

President Donald Trump on Sunday called on people to stop hoarding groceries and other supplies as one of the nation’s most senior public health officials urged Americans to act with more urgency to protect themselves and others against the coronavirus. MORE

US travel ban extends to UK, Ireland; Trump eyes US limits

US travel ban extends to UK, Ireland; Trump eyes US limits

President Donald Trump announced Saturday that the United States will broaden its European travel ban, adding the United Kingdom and Ireland to its list, and was considering imposing restrictions on travel within the U.S. to areas hit hard by the coronavirus spread.MORE

Travel bans, market chaos: Dizzying reaction to virus spread

Travel bans, market chaos: Dizzying reaction to virus spread

Sweeping travel bans cascaded around the globe Thursday, walling off countries and even entire continents, keeping people inside their homes, and slowing the engines of commerce to stem the coronavirus pandemic. Markets collapsed worldwide with the growing realization that there would be no fast end to the uncertainty.MORE

Worst day on Wall Street since 1987 as virus fears spread

Worst day on Wall Street since 1987 as virus fears spread

By STAN CHOE and ALEX VEIGA, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The escalating coronavirus emergency sent the stock market Thursday into its worst slide since the Black Monday crash of 1987, extending a sell-off that has now wiped out most of Wall Street’s big gains since President Donald Trump took office. The S&P…MORE

CORONAVIRUS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

CORONAVIRUS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

COVID-19 HOTLINE: 401-222-8022 See full details on the reopening plans of the state at ReopeningRI.com.   VIDEO AND PODCASTS Listen to “Rick Simone Federal Hill Commerce” on Spreaker. Listen to “Rick Simone Federal Hill Commerce” on Spreaker. Listen to “Bob Walsh (Associate Director of Player Development for PC Men’s Basketball) ​- Game cancellation” on Spreaker. Listen to…MORE

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