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McConnell Again Blocks Standalone $2,000 Stimulus Check Bill

January 01, 2021 5:17 PM ET Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell again blocked a standalone bill Friday afternoon to increase the coronavirus relief payments in the latest COVID-19 aid package from $600 to $2,000. McConnell blocked an attempt by Democrats to either pass or vote on the bill by unanimous consent, which McConnell later spoke…

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‘Never again’: Rio Tinto blasted over Juukan Gorge destruction

Mining giant blew up sacred Aboriginal sites in Western Australia as it sought to extract $135m worth of iron ore.