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Biden unveils $1.9 trillion plan to get COVID-19 under control in U.S.

U.S. president-elect Joe Biden unveiled a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan Thursday to turn the tide on the pandemic, speeding up the vaccine rollout and providing financial help to individuals, states and local governments and businesses struggling with the prolonged economic fallout. Called the “American Rescue Plan,” the legislative proposal would …

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Former Michigan governor charged in 2014 Flint water crisis

Former Michigan governor Rick Snyder was charged Wednesday with willful neglect of duty after an investigation of ruinous decisions that left the city of Flint with lead-contaminated water and a regional outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease. The charges, revealed in an online court record, are misdemeanours punishable by up to a …

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