New South Wales and Victorian governments agree to lock down state border | ABC News

The NSW Government will close the state border with Victoria as coronavirus cases continue to surge in Melbourne. From midnight Tuesday/Wednesday night, no cross-border movement will be allowed, except in special cases. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian was joined at a press conference in Sydney by Health Minister Brad Hazzard, NSW Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant, … Read more New South Wales and Victorian governments agree to lock down state border | ABC News

Labor’s Kristy McBain aiming to ‘hit the ground running’ after Eden-Monaro by-election | ABC News

Labor’s Kristy McBain has officially claimed victory in the Eden-Monaro by-election. Her victory comes despite a rise in the Prime Minister’s personal approval rating amid the pandemic. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-07-05/labor-kristy-mcbain-claims-eden-monaro-nsw-by-election-win/12423210 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE … Read more Labor’s Kristy McBain aiming to ‘hit the ground running’ after Eden-Monaro by-election | ABC News

Labor claims victory in Eden-Monaro, Mathias Cormann to quit federal politics

Labor has claimed an “against the odds” victory in the knife-edge seat of Eden-Monaro, meanwhile Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has confirmed he will quit federal politics by the end of the year. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-07-05/labor-kristy-mcbain-claims-eden-monaro-nsw-by-election-win/12423210 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe … Read more Labor claims victory in Eden-Monaro, Mathias Cormann to quit federal politics

Labor stalwart says Eden-Monaro likely to be an ‘ugly win’ | Insiders

Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Resources Joel Fitzgibbon says Eden-Monaro is likely to be an ‘ugly’ by-election win for Labor – but not as ugly as the loss is for the Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who’s personal popularity failed to translate to the polls. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch … Read more Labor stalwart says Eden-Monaro likely to be an ‘ugly win’ | Insiders

Wall Street Week – Full Show (07/03/2020)

Jul.03 — One of the most iconic brands in financial television returns for today’s issues and today’s world. This week’s Wall Street Week features David Westin’s interviews with Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC), Houston Methodist Hospital CEO Dr. Marc Boom, RockCreek Group CEO Afsaneh Beschloss, SEC Chair Jay Clayton, Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich, Retired Army … Read more Wall Street Week – Full Show (07/03/2020)

U.S. sees new one-day record surge in COVID-19 cases

The U.S. has seen a single-day record for new COVID-19 cases. President Donald Trump is hailing new job numbers. The labor market added nearly five million workers in June, better than expected, and Trump says it’s a home run for his administration. #US #Coronavirus #COVID19 Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on … Read more U.S. sees new one-day record surge in COVID-19 cases

Voters will head to the polls tomorrow for the NSW by-election in Eden-Monaro | ABC News

Campaigning is continuing ahead of tomorrow’s Eden-Monaro by-election in southern New South Wales. Labor is fighting to hold onto its seat in a region hit by drought and bushfires. A tight race is predicted, with the seat won with a margin of 0.9% at the last election. A record number of people have already voted … Read more Voters will head to the polls tomorrow for the NSW by-election in Eden-Monaro | ABC News

How Is the Pandemic Affecting Women in the Labor Force?

Jul.02 — On this edition of “Bloomberg Equality,” Betsey Stevenson, professor of economics and public policy at the University of Michigan and a former chief economist at the U.S. Department of Labor, looks at how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting women in the labor force. She speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.”

WATCH: House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi holds news conference

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is expected to speak to reporters. Earlier in the day, the Labor Department reported that 1.4 million people in the United States filed unemployment claims for the first time last week, marking the 15th straight week of unemployment claims that exceeded 1 million. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: … Read more WATCH: House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi holds news conference

Trump: China Should Have Never Let the ‘Plague’ Happen

President Donald Trump said June’s better-than-expected jobs report shows a strong rebound from losses due to the coronavirus pandemic even as new cases surge in parts of the U.S. “Today’s announcement proves our economy is roaring back,” Trump said Thursday at a White House news conference. He predicted a resurgence just before the November election. … Read more Trump: China Should Have Never Let the ‘Plague’ Happen

Trump on Jobs Report: ‘80% of Small Businesses Are Now Open’

The rebound in the U.S. labor market accelerated in June as the economy reopened more broadly, before a pickup in coronavirus cases that puts additional gains in jeopardy. Payrolls rose by 4.8 million in June after an upwardly revised 2.7 million gain in the prior month, according to a Labor Department report Thursday. The unemployment … Read more Trump on Jobs Report: ‘80% of Small Businesses Are Now Open’

GOP Sen. Alexander calls on Trump to wear a mask

At a June 30 hearing, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) urged President Trump to end “political debate” around face coverings by wearing a mask. Read more: https://wapo.st/2Vzhc39. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/ Privacy & Terms: YouTube Terms of … Read more GOP Sen. Alexander calls on Trump to wear a mask

Victoria records 73 cases of COVID-19 as several suburbs prepare for lockdown | ABC News

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and Health Minister Jenny Mikakos gave a press conference to discuss the ongoing surge in community transmissions of coronavirus in Melbourne. Scroll through the timestamps below to specific parts of the press conference, including answers to reporter questions. 0:00 Premier’s opening remarks 7:11 Health Minister Jenny Mikakos explains the expansion of … Read more Victoria records 73 cases of COVID-19 as several suburbs prepare for lockdown | ABC News