Biden leads Trump by 11 points in new national poll as approval of coronavirus response ticks down

Jeanine Santucci USA TODAYPublished 5:24 PM EDT May 20, 2020WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Joe Biden leads against President Donald Trump in a new head-to-head poll from Quinnipiac University, which has the presumptive Democratic nominee up 11 points.The poll, released Wednesday, found that voters supported Biden over Trump 50%-39%. Of Democrats surveyed, 88% said they would vote for…

Royal Caribbean cancels most sailings through July, ‘difficult’ to predict recovery timeline

Morgan Hines USA TODAYPublished 5:03 PM EDT May 20, 2020Royal Caribbean is extending its sailing suspension through July 31, Michael Bayley, president and CEO of Royal Caribbean International, revealed on the cruise line’s parent company’s first-quarter earnings call Wednesday.”The only exception to the suspension will be China operations,” Bayley noted.The company isn’t sure what sailing will look like…

House plans to vote on changes to small business loan program to offer more flexibility

Christal Hayes USA TODAYPublished 4:52 PM EDT May 20, 2020WASHINGTON – The House is preparing to vote on changes to the government’s small business loan program next week that will offer more flexibility to companies affected by the coronavirus after widespread concerns by some businesses about strict mandates.The changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), designed…

Wednesday’s NASCAR Toyota 500 at Darlington: Start Time, TV Channel, Live Stream, NASCAR Lineup

NASCAR was supposed to come back with a vengeance this week but after last night’s Xfinity race was canceled due to weather, tonight’s Toyota 500 may be in jeopardy as well. With that being said they have moved up tonight’s race to 6 PM ET due to the weather in Darlington, South Carolina. This will…

Irish technology ‘Phantom’ investment: CSO finds more than a third of Irish FDI is just passing through

More than a third of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Republic, equating to €312 billion, is so-called “phantom” capital, passing through the jurisdiction to finance operations elsewhere, according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO). In a new report on Irish FDI trends, the CSO said the value of inward investment in 2018 was €874…