Here are two news events from last weekend (while you may have seen the SpaceX launch, Christmas carols, and offline activities in Life) plus what to watch out for on the news this week

Help is on the way After negotiations over the weekend, US. Congressional leaders on Sunday finalized a $ 900 billion stimulus package.While smaller than the $ 2 trillion CARES Act earlier this year, this bill provides for a $ 600 check for Americans who are up to $ 75Earn $ 000 a year, a $ 300 weekly bonus for those collecting unemployment, and about $ 300 billion to help businesses, as well as cash for vaccine distribution and for renters, schools and childcare, the postal service, and more People in need of food aid The bill also reportedly includes an extension of the eviction moratorium.While many states are facing sharp drops in tax revenues, Republicans have successfully rejected Democratic calls for hundreds of billions of dollars in state and local aid in The House and the Senate are expected to vote on the rescue package on Monday, along with the $ 1 trillion omnibus spending bill for a new fiscal year

2 Preventive Steps Across Europe, as well as Canada and India, governments have banned travelers from the United States Sunday after UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said a new strain of the COVID-19 virus was found in southern England, he stressed “there is no evidence that it is more deadly or causes more serious illness” or that vaccines are less effective against it But Germany, for example, said that all flights from the UK, with the exception of cargo flights, were no longer allowed to land after midnight Sunday Eurostar passenger trains from London to Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam were also stopped

On Saturday, Mr Johnson also announced new, stricter restrictions on coronavirus, including closing London shops and restaurants and banning households from mixing until Christmas in the rest of England, people are only allowed one day instead of five in Christmas bubbles meet as the government originally planned

The grand conjunction: In a spectacular conjunction, Jupiter and Saturn appear extremely close about half an hour after sunset – like an elongated star or a double planet.It’s the closest observable conjunction in 800 years The closest will be in 80 years if it It’s cloudy there, you can watch it online

EV Milestone Tesla shares to be added to S&P 500 index today, electric vehicle maker becomes sixth largest stock in index Tesla’s price per share hit a new high on Friday, rising more than 700 percent in 2020

Longest and shortest dayDec 21 marks the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere where it is the darkest day of the year In the southern hemisphere it is the summer solstice and the longest day of the year

Welcome mat challenged A federal judge in Houston is due to hear arguments over the invalidation of the Obama-era DACA program that would expel around 650000 people prevented the hearing is a continuation of a 2018 lawsuit filed by Texas and eight other states against the federal government alleging that they will suffer “irreparable harm” if the program continues

NBA Returns A shortened 72-game NBA season starts today and is slated to end in May No word yet on whether fans will be allowed to attend The Toronto Raptors begin their season in Tampa, Florida

Blockbusters Debut Online “Wonder Woman 1984” opens today on HBO Max, as does Pixar’s “Soul” on Disney Netflix’s English romance “Bridgerton,” based on Julia Quinn’s bestseller, also opens Produced by Shonda Rhimes

Feroza Syed was shocked. The guy in front of her at the McDonald’s drive had just thrown his drink back on the clerk. She stopped at the window and found that Bryanna was soaked in soda and was crying. Her offense? The guy didn’t want ice in his drink. Mrs. Syed regretted it and gave her a tip of $ 20

She returned to McDonald’s later that day with the badge of the offending customer. Then she discovered that Bryanna was pregnant

In 24 hours, Ms. Syed has collected 1$ 700 for Bryanna by posting the incident on social media earlier this month.Syed later shared Bryanna’s Cashapp, Venmo, and PayPal information so people could donate directly, and set up a baby registration with Target

“Doing what is right inspires others to do what is right, and I keep learning when you see this or a situation where someone is mistreated or hurt All it takes is a person to to change the narrative “Ms. Syed told CNN

Look out for our film critics’ list of the best films of 2020 in today’s Daily Edition

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Aid Package

World News – USA – Monday Sunrise Briefing: A $ 900 billion aid package

Source: https://www.csmonitor.com/World/2020/1221/Monday-Sunrise-Briefing-A-900-billion-US-relief-package