The federal government extended the Paycheck Protection Program after $130 billion out of $660 billion went uncollected. Here’s what new applicants need to know.

The application deadline for the Paycheck Protection Program was extended on Saturday after President Donald Trump signed the extension bill that Congress passed into law. Potential applicants now have until August 8 to request federal relief funds under the program intended to help businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Around $130 billion in funds were left over when the original deadline came on June 30, with some businesses not knowing they are eligible for the program. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump on Saturday signed into law an amendment to the Paycheck Protection Program that gives businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic more time to apply… Read More

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3 more Utahns die from COVID-19 as case numbers drop after record-tying day

TestUtah workers conduct COVID-19 testing at a site near the Utah Olympic Oval in Kearns on Tuesday, June 30, 2020. | Scott G Winterton, Deseret News State health officials report 410 new cases SALT LAKE CITY — State health officials reported 410 new cases of COVID-19 and three deaths in Utah on Sunday. All three deaths were men. One aged 65-84 was hospitalized in Utah County. Another man aged 65-84 lived in Salt Lake County, but health officials had no additional information. A Washington County man older than 85 was hospitalized at the time of his death. Now, 24,952 out of 371,308 have tested positive for the novel coronavirus for… Read More

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Former national security adviser says the Russia bounty plot shows Trump is ‘surrounded by sycophants and weaklings who aren’t doing their jobs’

Former national security adviser Susan Rice on Sunday said the Trump administration’s narrative on the Russia bounty plot doesn’t add up. “I don’t buy this story that [Trump] was never briefed,” Rice, who served as former President Barack Obama’s adviser from 2013–2017, said in an interview with Andrea Mitchell on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “We have a president who is doing our arch-adversary’s bidding,” Rice said. “And he is surrounded by sycophants and weaklings who aren’t doing their jobs.” Russia allegedly paid bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill US troops in Afghanistan. The White House has claimed Trump was never briefed on the intelligence, but recent reporting suggests otherwise. Visit… Read More

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Seahawks could repeat their Clowney move with a late offseason addition

This Seahawks offseason has been a lot like the last one – focused on whether or not Jadeveon Clowney is going to be acquired by the team. Why Seahawks’ Norton seems to face less scrutiny than ‘Schotty’ In 2019, there were plenty of rumors about whether Clowney, who had requested a trade after the Houston Texans put a franchise tag on him – would wind up in Seattle. And, well, he did – it just took a while. In fact, it took until the offseason was essentially over, as a trade between the Seahawks and Texans was finally pulled off in between the final preseason game and Week 1 of… Read More

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Go read this Daily Beast story about a new online school Elon Musk helped start

Back in 2015, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said he had started a school to teach his five kids, eventually expanding it as a non-profit school for some children of SpaceX employees. He said at the time that his kids’ school wasn’t “doing things I thought should be done,” so he hired away his kids’ teacher to help found the Ad Astra School. It did away with formal grade structures and put a focus on problem solving, per Musk’s direction, and he paid for all the costs involved. Now, he’s given an initial donation to a new online, for-profit school in Los Angeles, according to an investigation by The… Read More

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Amy Roloff Offers Advice on How to Cope with Divorce

Amy Roloff isn’t simply divorced. She’s SO very divorced that she’s now agreed to marry again! The Little People, Big World star split from husband Matt Roloff back in 2014 after 27 years of marriage and four children. The two released an amicable statement at the time and have remained on very solid terms, continuing to not just work together — but even live very close together, until Amy moved away from the family farm toward the end of 2019. Now, of course, Roloff is engaged to Chris Marek. Moreover, Matt is in a very serious relationship with Caryn Chandler and will almost definitely end up proposing to her as… Read More

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Phoenix mayor says the federal government is ‘declaring victory while we’re still in crisis mode’ as Arizona sees the highest per-capita infection rate in the US

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego said Sunday that she felt the federal government was “declaring victory while we’re still in crisis mode.” Gallego also blamed the significant increase in Arizona’s cases of the novel coronavirus on the decision to reopen businesses in the state “way too early.” Arizona has had the highest per-capita infection rate of any US state over the past seven days, according to the Harvard Global Health Institute. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego said Sunday that the state of Arizona opened up too quickly and criticized the federal government’s response as Arizona battles the current highest infection rate per capita in the… Read More

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