Job Growth Accelerates in June

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy created jobs at a record clip in June as more restaurants and bars resumed operations, further evidence that the COVID-19 recession was probably over, though a surge in cases of the coronavirus threatens the fledgling recovery.

Virginia Implements Monthly Limits on Handguns

Onerous gun regs take effect after judge denies 11th-hour stay

Virginia adopted some of the strictest gun regulations in the country on Wednesday after a judge rejected a bid to block the measures—including a monthly handgun limit—from taking effect.

Trump Admin Vows to Secure Permanent U.N. Arms Embargo on Iran

Pompeo says arms ban cannot be lifted on Iran as long as it poses global threat

Secretary of State Mike PompeoThe United States will seek a permanent extension of an arms embargo on Iran that is set to expire later this year, setting up a confrontation at the United Nations with Russia and China, Iranian allies poised to block the Trump administration’s efforts.