Social distancing Canadians eye new sight at Niagara Falls: crowds of Americans

NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario (Reuters) – The tourist hotspot of Niagara Falls has gained a new photo-op for social distancing Canadian visitors on board ferries taking them into the mist of the falls: crowds of Americans. Although cases of COVID-19 continue to rise across the United States, neighboring Canada has largely…

United Airlines improves cash burn after matching flying to demand

CHICAGO, July 21 (Reuters) – United Airlines Holdings Inc said on Tuesday it burned through about $40 million per day in the second quarter but sees that amount slowing to roughly $25 million in the third quarter as it matches its flight schedule to coronavirus-hit demand. U.S. airlines are scrambling…

Tapestry CEO resigns amid internal investigation at Coach owner: source

(Reuters) – Tapestry Inc (TPR.N) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jide Zeitlin stepped down on Tuesday amid an investigation into his personal behavior, a source familiar with the matter said. The source said the Coach handbag maker’s board had hired a law firm to investigate allegations from at least one…

White House team on Capitol Hill as virus aid talks deepen

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s negotiators fanned out on Capitol Hill Tuesday over a new COVID-19 aid package as divisions between the White House and Senate Republicans pushed talks into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office to deal with the mounting crisis. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and acting chief of staff…

In pictures: Violence erupts at Portland protests

The US city of Portland has seen another night of clashes between demonstrators and federal law enforcement officers sent by President Donald Trump to end almost two months of anti-racism protests there. Police in Portland, Oregon, said federal officers fired tear gas to disperse a large crowd of protesters –…

EU reaches historic deal on pandemic recovery after fractious summit

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders clinched an historic deal on a massive stimulus plan for their coronavirus-throttled economies in the early hours of Tuesday, after a fractious summit lasting almost five days. The agreement paves the way for the European Commission, the EU’s executive, to raise billions of euros…