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Trump changes course, approves California relief for six fires

President Donald Trump's administration this week rejected California’s request for disaster relief funds aimed at cleaning up the damage from six recent wildfires among the siege of deadly and destructive blazes that have scorched the state.

Thai police crack down on protesters; PM refuses to resign

Riot police in Thailand cracked down on thousands of student-led protesters who rallied Friday in the capital in defiance of a strict state of emergency, while the prime minister rejected calls for his resignation.

Thailand declares emergency after unprecedented protest

Thailand's government declared a strict new state of emergency for the capital on Thursday, a day after a student-led protest against the country’s traditional establishment saw an extraordinary moment in which demonstrators heckled a royal motorcade.

Trump administration faulted over breaks for oil companies

BILLINGS – A U.S. government watchdog agency faulted the Trump administration Tuesday for its handling of a COVID-19 relief effort that awarded energy companies breaks on payments for oil and gas extracted from public lands in more than 500 cases.

Fed’s Powell: Lack of further stimulus imperils recovery

Strong financial support from the government and the Federal Reserve have spurred a solid recovery from the pandemic recession, but the rebound may falter without further aid, Fed Chair Jerome Powell warned Tuesday.

City restricts access before decision in Breonna Taylor case

Officials in Kentucky’s largest city were preparing Tuesday for more protests and possible unrest as the city nervously awaits the state attorney general’s announcement about whether he will charge officers in Breonna Taylor’s shooting death.

US household wealth hits record even as economy struggles

WASHINGTON — Americans' household wealth rebounded last quarter to a record high as the stock market quickly recovered from a pandemic-induced plunge in March. Yet the gains flowed mainly to the most affluent households even as tens of millions of people endured job losses and shrunken incomes.

Emergency postal aid stalls as White House rejects House-passed bill

WASHINGTON — Help for the U.S. Postal Service landed in stalemate Sunday as the White House dismissed an emergency funding bill aimed at shoring up the agency before the November elections as “going nowhere” and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged senators to act quickly.

Most Spokane businesses won’t qualify for Fed loan program

The Federal Reserve set up the Main Street Lending program to provide capital to small and medium-sized business as they come out of the pandemic, but two local bankers say the current restrictions have made the program a dead end.