July 16, 2021: Infrastructure bill, Child tax credit, wildfires, Germany floods, Danish Siddiqui

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1. The U.S. Senate majority leader pressed lawmakers to make progress on President Joe Biden's agenda, setting up a vote on a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill and demanding Democrats back a larger $3.5 trillion budget blueprint. 2. Some 35 million American families have received their first monthly payout from the U.S. government in an expanded income-support program that Biden said could help end child poverty. 3. Hand crews backed by water-dropping helicopters struggled to suppress a huge wildfire that displaced roughly 2,000 residents in southern Oregon. 4. Further flooding was feared in western Germany as a breach at another dam loomed and the death toll rose to more than 80 in what is Germany's worst mass loss of life in years. 5. Reuters journalist Danish Siddiqui was killed while covering a clash between Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters near a border crossing with Pakistan, an Afghan commander said. #JoeBiden #InfrastructureBill #ChildTaxCredit #Wildfires #Germany #Democrats #Republicans #ChuckSchumer #US #Floods #Oregon #Heatwave #News #Reuters Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reuters Follow Reuters on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Reuters Follow Reuters on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/reuters/?hl=en
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