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What We’re Reading Today: Trump, Pelosi Trade Jibes, COVID-19 Cases Jump Globally, Trump Deregulates To Make Economy Grow . . . And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Coronavirus, Coronavirus, Coronavirus

New Coronavirus Cases Across The World Jump By Most Ever In One Day: WHO — Berkeley Lovelace Jr. And William Feuer, CNBC

Trump Says He Would Not Have Responded To Coronavirus Differently — Washington Post, via YouTube

Trump Says He’ll Finish Taking Hydroxychloroquine ‘In Two Days’ — Brett Samuels, The Hill

Why Has Covid-19 Hit Seniors So Hard? — Sara Harrison, Wired

McEnany: FDA Stands Behind Using Hydroxychloroquine If Prescribed By MD — One America News

Politics

Michigan: Threat Of Toxic Contamination After Dam Failures Trigger Flooding — Emily Holden, The Guardian

Feds Spent 20 Years Warning Michigan Dam Was In Danger Before It Failed — Kyle Feldscher, CNN

Trump Sends FEMA To Michigan As Flood Dislocates Thousands — David Welch and Derek Wallbank, Bloomberg

Pelosi: ‘Morbidly Obese’ Was Taste Of Trump’s ‘Own Medicine’ — Laurie Kellman, Yahoo News

‘A Sick Woman’: Trump Swipes Back At Pelosi After Her ‘Morbidly Obese’ Jibe — National Post

Economy

New Trump Executive Order On Deregulation To Kickstart Job Creation And Economic Growth — Clyde Wayne Crews, Jr., Forbes

Americans Use Their $1,200 Stimulus Checks To Splurge At Walmart And Target — Here’s What They’re Buying — Elizabeth Buchwald, MarketWatch

Fed Officials Say Coronavirus Outbreak Poses ‘Considerable Risk’ To U.S. Economy — Megan Henney, Fox Business

Weekly Mortgage Applications Point To Remarkable Rebound In Homebuying — Diana Olick, CNBC

Foreign News

White House Rebukes China Over Trade, Military Moves in Report — Jennifer Jacobs and Anthony Capaccio, Bloomberg

China’s Got A New Plan To Steal Tech Crown From U.SChina. — Bloomberg News

Cyclone Amphan, Strongest In Over A Decade, Slams Coast Of India, Bangladesh As Millions Flee — Travis Fedschun, Fox News

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