The $1.9 trillion relief plan would pay for vaccines and medical supplies and send a new round of emergency financial aid to households, small businesses and state and local governments.
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UK’s Sunak to provide 5 billion pounds of grants to pandemic hit businesses in budget
British finance minister Rishi Sunak will announce 5 billion pounds ($7 billion) of additional grants to help businesses hit hard by pandemic lockdowns in his budget statement next week, the government said on Saturday.
Ten arrested in Barcelona as protests over jailed rapper turn violent
Ten people were arrested in Barcelona on Saturday for assaulting police officers in fresh unrest over the jailing of a rapper for glorifying terrorism and insulting royalty in his songs.
Nigerian schoolboys freed as forces search for 300 abducted girls
Gunmen in Nigeria on Saturday released 27 teenage boys who were kidnapped from their school last week in the north-central state of Niger, while security forces continued to search for more than 300 schoolgirls abducted in a nearby state.
Israeli team in Greece probing ship suspected of oil spill, ministry says
Israel has sent investigators to Greece to inspect a ship suspected of causing an oil spill that has covered much of Israel's shoreline with tar, the Environment Protection Ministry said on Saturday.
Cuba approves animal welfare law after civil society pressure
Cuba has approved a long called-for decree on animal welfare in what some rights activists are hailing as an unusual triumph of civil society in the Communist-run country where animal sacrifice and cock and dog fighting remain commonplace.
Arrest warrant issued for suspect in murder of Yale student
Police investigating the fatal shooting of a Yale University student have officially named a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a murder suspect, intensifying a nationwide manhunt.
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