Coronavirus updates, Afghanistan news & more: What’s trending today

A look at some of the top stories trending online today around the world including the latest news about the Taliban’s takeover in Afghanistan, coronavirus updates and much more.

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Pandemic unemployment benefits just expired. What will families do now? (NBC News)

Planes Chartered To Evacuate Americans And Others From Afghanistan Remain Grounded (NPR)

Afghanistan news: Taliban consolidates control, but women protesters still fight for rights (Washington Post)

Taliban look set to unveil new government after claiming Panjshir (NBC)

Ex-FBI official says law enforcement needs to take upcoming right-wing rally in

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Coronavirus news, Afghanistan updates & more: What’s trending today

A look at some of the top stories trending online today around the world including the latest news and developments concerning Afghanistan, coronavirus updates and much more.

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Biden: U.S on track to finish Afghanistan evacuations by Aug. 31 (Yahoo)

Afghanistan is ‘weeks to months’ from economic collapse, experts say (NBC News)

Taliban say they won’t allow Afghans to leave country, reject evacuation extension (CNN)

2 congressmen secretly visited Kabul during evacuation efforts (CBS)

World Bank halts aid to Afghanistan, ‘deeply concerned’ on prospects for women (CNBC)

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Extreme weather events, coronavirus updates & more: What’s trending today

A look at some of the top stories trending online today around the world including extreme weather events, coronavirus updates and much more.

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Italy may have hit Europe’s hottest day on record as anticyclone ‘Lucifer’ sweeps in (CNN)

One-time Tropical Storm Fred could dump heavy rain on Florida within days, forecasters say (CBS News)

Midwest storms leave 850K customers without power as region braces for more severe weather (USA Today)

Rocky road ahead for infrastructure bill, $3.5 trillion budget plan (ABC News)

Biden addresses inflation and gas prices while pitching

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What’s Trending in Aerospace – July 4, 2021

Check out the July 4 edition of What’s Trending in Aerospace, where editors and contributors for Avionics International bring you some of the latest headlines and updates happening across the global aerospace industry.

Commercial 

United Airlines Places Order for 270 New Airbus and Boeing Jets 

United Airlines has placed its largest order ever for a total of 270 Airbus and Boeing jets. (Boeing)

United Airlines placed the largest combined order in the Chicago-based air carrier’s history for 270 new Airbus and Boeing aircraft.

The order includes 50 Boeing 737 MAX 8s, 150 737 MAX 10s, and 70 Airbus A321neos,

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Child tax credit payments, wildfires & more: What’s trending today

A look at some of the top stories trending online today around the world including the latest on multiple wildfires, what you need to know about the upcoming enhanced child tax credit payments, coronavirus updates and much more.

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Child Tax Credit 2021: Payments to be disbursed starting July 15 — here’s when the money will land (CBS News)

Advocates fear poorest families could miss out as child tax credit payments begin to flow (USA Today)

Wildfires threaten homes, land across 10 Western states (AP)

Record-setting ‘heat dome’ could keep West sizzling all

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