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Trump Quietly Shuts Down Asylum at US Borders to Fight Virus

SAN DIEGO — A U.S. Border Patrol agent wouldn't let Jackeline Reyes explain why she and her 15-year-old daughter needed asylum, pointing to the coronavirus. That confrontation in Texas came just days after the Trump administration quietly shut down the nation'...
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Fed Eases Limit on Wells Fargo to Make More Small Biz Loans

NEW YORK — The Federal Reserve is lifting its lending restrictions on Wells Fargo after some of the bank's thousands of small business customers were shut out of a program that's supposed to throw them a financial lifeline. The Fed's action will allow Wells...
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Sanders Drops 2020 Bid, Leaving Biden as Likely Nominee

WASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party’s establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, an acknowledgment that the former vice president i...
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