The IRS guidance urged people to write "void" on the back of the check and mail it to a local office in their state if they were wrongly issued the check. Citizens were asked to include a note as to why the check was being returned. If the check was already cashed or the payment was issued via a direct deposit, the IRS asked that citizens send a check or money order to the U.S. Treasury Department for the full amount along with a note as to why the money was being returned.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi last week telegraphed that just the aid alone to hard-hit states and local governments could reach nearly $1 trillion. She framed the legislation as targeted to help health care providers, first responders, postal workers and teachers. "It honors our heroes," Pelosi said of the effort... Skeptics of yet another round of historic spending are sure to chafe at the behind-the-scenes lobbying surrounding this bill -- as many other types of businesses and workers are trying to cash in, including museums, theaters and performing arts centers.
“The Justice Department is prioritizing the investigation and prosecution of COVID-19 fraud schemes and individuals who are exploiting this public health crisis for personal gain,” Durham said. “Our office has a dedicated COVID-19 Fraud Coordinator who is working closely with our state counterparts in the offices of the Attorney General and Chief State’s Attorney to review complaints and direct the prosecution of COVID-19-related crimes.”
A federal judge in the Southern District of New York ordered election officials late Tuesday night to restore the presidential primary, set for June 23, and reinstate all the former candidates on the ballot who were previously removed as a result of suspending their campaigns.
Big Daddy Zane’s Bar owner Gabrielle Ellison, 47, told the Odessa American that she called on Open Texas to defend her so she could defy the executive order to close, which they all deem unconstitutional.
In the heavily edited and scripted "confession" Denman says the mission to orchestrate a coup in the socialist country went straight to the top - ordered by President Trump himself. There were also plans to "abduct" Maduro himself and fly him out of Venezuela and into US custody.
Confirmed: A power outage has knocked out internet connectivity in multiple states of #Venezuela from 3:40 p.m. local time; real-time network data show significant impact with national connectivity down to ~60% of ordinary levels; incident ongoing #5May#Apagón#SinLuz 🔌 pic.twitter.com/B5mUjyB4Lh
Belgian intelligence suspects Chinese spies of targeting biological warfare and vaccine experts, according to Belgium's security service, which also believes Beijing is targeting the Belgium office of British pharmaceutical giant and vaccine manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) as well as domestic high-tech firms, according to EU Observer.
More than 10 million tons of plastic waste enter the oceans each year, but that type of floating plastic -- think bags, straws or cellphone cases -- accounts for less than 1 percent of total plastic entering the world's oceans.
Just 34% of voters have a favorable opinion of the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, compared to 56% of voters who have an unfavorable opinion of Biden, according to a poll published Wednesday by the left-wing Daily Kos. The same poll found that 43% of Americans have a favorable opinion of President Donald Trump, compared to 55% who have an unfavorable opinion of the president.