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Coronavirus: Trump extends restrictions beyond Easter
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 00:39:45 GMT
Coronavirus: Trump extends restrictions beyond Easter

The US president extends measures to 30 April, saying casualties are likely to peak in two weeks.
Coronavirus: Six months before UK 'returns to normal' - deputy chief medical officer
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 19:42:08 GMT
Coronavirus: Six months before UK 'returns to normal' - deputy chief medical officer

The UK faces reviews of measures every three weeks for six months or more, says deputy chief medical officer.
Coronavirus: Belarus Premier League attracts global attention as it plays on
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 14:05:14 GMT
Coronavirus: Belarus Premier League attracts global attention as it plays on

Football fans around the world are turning to Belarus to get their fix during lockdown as the game carries on in the former Soviet republic.
Trump says Harry and Meghan must pay for security
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 21:29:24 GMT
Trump says Harry and Meghan must pay for security

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex reportedly moved from Canada to the US amid the virus outbreak.
Coronavirus: India's PM Modi seeks 'forgiveness' over lockdown
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 12:32:22 GMT
Coronavirus: India's PM Modi seeks 'forgiveness' over lockdown

Narendra Modi apologises for sweeping restrictions that have left many jobless and hungry.
Lockdown, what lockdown? Sweden's unusual response to coronavirus
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 06:56:51 GMT
Lockdown, what lockdown? Sweden's unusual response to coronavirus

While swathes of Europe are under lockdown, Sweden is allowing life to go on much as normal.
Coronavirus: Major cities empty as lockdown measures continue
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 13:18:45 GMT
Coronavirus: Major cities empty as lockdown measures continue

Cities around the world are almost deserted as measures to tackle the coronavirus pandemic continue.
Pope gives prayer to empty St Peter's Square
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 21:27:53 GMT
Pope gives prayer to empty St Peter's Square

The service usually only happens twice a year but was given as Italy's coronavirus death toll passes 9,000.
Coronavirus: Tesla donates hundreds of ventilators to New York
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 19:20:50 GMT
Coronavirus: Tesla donates hundreds of ventilators to New York

New York has the highest number of coronavirus cases in the US and a shortage of ventilators.
Coronavirus: Deserted London landmarks seen from above
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 09:47:29 GMT
Coronavirus: Deserted London landmarks seen from above

Some of the city's most popular landmarks are devoid of the usual crowds as people stay indoors to help combat coronavirus.
Coronavirus: OneWeb blames pandemic for collapse
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 09:00:27 GMT
Coronavirus: OneWeb blames pandemic for collapse

OneWeb, the high-profile London-based satellite start-up, files for bankruptcy protection in the US.
Coronavirus: More than 900 deaths in a day in Italy
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 22:24:07 GMT
Coronavirus: More than 900 deaths in a day in Italy

Officials confirm 919 deaths, the highest daily tally so far, bringing Italy's death toll to 9,134.
Coronavirus: Brazil's Bolsonaro in denial and out on a limb
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 11:37:57 GMT
Coronavirus: Brazil's Bolsonaro in denial and out on a limb

The president is isolating himself from other world leaders as he downplays the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus: Zimbabwean broadcaster Zororo Makamba died 'alone and scared'
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 01:13:43 GMT
Coronavirus: Zimbabwean broadcaster Zororo Makamba died 'alone and scared'

The death of young Zimbabwean journalist Zororo Makamba exposes his country's healthcare problems.
Coronavirus: From clapping to kindness, five reasons to be hopeful
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 00:29:55 GMT
Coronavirus: From clapping to kindness, five reasons to be hopeful

As coronavirus continues to spread, the worst of the crisis has brought out of the best in humanity.
Introducing the soaring melodies of Azure Ryder
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 00:48:44 GMT
Introducing the soaring melodies of Azure Ryder

How one of pop’s brightest new voices found confidence by taking control of a plane.
Manu Dibango: The saxophone legend who inspired a disco groove
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 00:07:57 GMT
Manu Dibango: The saxophone legend who inspired a disco groove

Manu Dibango, whose Soul Makossa filled New York dance floors, died this week at the age of 86.
Coronavirus lockdown in India: ‘Beaten and abused for doing my job’
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 00:37:54 GMT
Coronavirus lockdown in India: ‘Beaten and abused for doing my job’

India's last-mile delivery executives are struggling to function as the country goes in lockdown.
Coronavirus: Mountain light show sends message to Swiss
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 18:25:04 GMT
Coronavirus: Mountain light show sends message to Swiss

The country's severe coronavirus crisis is highlighted by its most famous peak, the Matterhorn.
Could synthetic fish be a better catch of the day?
Tue, 24 Mar 2020 01:38:07 GMT
Could synthetic fish be a better catch of the day?

Start-ups are growing fish "meat" in labs and say it will be competitive with fish from the sea.
Teen figure skater's Special Olympics dream
Tue, 24 Mar 2020 00:08:02 GMT
Teen figure skater's Special Olympics dream

Thirteen-year-old Ornela has Down's syndrome and is training to compete in the World Games next year.
Abandoned Soviet-era resort refugees call home
Mon, 23 Mar 2020 00:01:22 GMT
Abandoned Soviet-era resort refugees call home

Georgia plans to revive Tskaltubo, an abandoned Soviet-era spa town, but it's an uncertain time for thousands of civil war refugees living among the decaying sanatoriums.
How I built a 12-country haircare business
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 00:16:00 GMT
How I built a 12-country haircare business

Michelle Ntalami couldn't buy the products she wanted for her hair, so she set up a company to sell them.
'I bought a winery and it caused a US-French row'
Mon, 23 Mar 2020 00:13:42 GMT
'I bought a winery and it caused a US-French row'

When US entrepreneur Michael Baum bought a famous French vineyard it caused a trans-Atlantic spat.
Coronavirus: The fears of a Kenyan domestic worker who can't stay at home
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 23:29:46 GMT
Coronavirus: The fears of a Kenyan domestic worker who can't stay at home

Esther has to keep working to feed her family in Kenya but is worried about catching coronavirus.
Close-up footage of Arkansas tornado
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 08:09:14 GMT
Close-up footage of Arkansas tornado

An active weather front brings a rapid developing and destructive tornado to Arkansas
Raving to the BBC News theme tune goes viral
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 00:14:47 GMT
Raving to the BBC News theme tune goes viral

Have you seen the kitchen 'remix' of the BBC News theme tune yet?
Coronavirus: Lessons for lockdown from an Italian family
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 00:38:27 GMT
Coronavirus: Lessons for lockdown from an Italian family

The Aninnis have been in lockdown in Rome for nearly three weeks. What advice do they have for other families?
'Memes should be archived in a museum'
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 00:41:04 GMT
'Memes should be archived in a museum'

People social distancing are sharing memes to feel connected but could they be preserved in a museum?
Coronavirus ICYMI: Special deliveries, a parrot and hotels
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 00:49:27 GMT
Coronavirus ICYMI: Special deliveries, a parrot and hotels

Here are some stories you may have missed this week.
Global pandemic kills more than 30,000
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 20:57:38 GMT
Stunning projection: Trump concedes US coronavirus death toll could be 100,000 or more
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 00:51:15 GMT
Stunning projection: Trump concedes US coronavirus death toll could be 100,000 or more

President Donald Trump acknowledged Sunday for the first time that deaths in the United States from coronavirus could reach 100,000 or more, adding that if the death toll stays at or below 100,000, "we all together have done a very good job."
Watch: Trump berates reporter for 'threatening' question
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 23:06:48 GMT
Watch: Trump berates reporter for 'threatening' question

During a coronavirus task force briefing, President Trump interrupts PBS reporter Yamiche Alcindor after she asks about his previous claim that governors don't need all of the equipment they are requesting to fight the pandemic.
Opinion: Donald Trump's special day
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 14:45:40 GMT
Opinion: Donald Trump's special day

When Donald Trump was growing up in the New York of the 1950s, Easter was a grand civic festival as well as a religious holiday. He was eight in 1955, when a balmy day brought out about two million people for the Easter Parade along and around Fifth Avenue. "Hats were large, small, sensible, silly, be-flowered, tailored, and of virtually every hue ever conceived by nature or man," wrote Edith Evans Asbury in the New York Times.
Zakaria: Trump's claim turned out to be a cruel hoax
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 16:24:28 GMT
Zakaria: Trump's claim turned out to be a cruel hoax

CNN's Fareed Zakaria gives his take on why the US has struggled to mount an effective response to the coronavirus pandemic. ​
Analysis: How long will Trump's poll surge last?
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 22:00:13 GMT
Analysis: How long will Trump's poll surge last?

The 2020 race, publicly at least, has largely halted as the country battles the coronavirus pandemic. Former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are off the campaign trail. As is President Donald Trump, although his daily coronavirus task force briefings have begun to resemble campaign events.
A breakdown of false and misleading statements at Trump's Rose Garden briefing
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 00:38:27 GMT
A breakdown of false and misleading statements at Trump's Rose Garden briefing

President Donald Trump has made numerous false and misleading statements at the near-daily White House coronavirus briefings.
New York coronavirus deaths pass 960 as New Rochelle's 'Patient Zero' goes home
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 21:00:11 GMT
New York coronavirus deaths pass 960 as New Rochelle's 'Patient Zero' goes home

The mammoth fight against coronavirus in New York intensified Sunday as the state grappled with over 59,000 cases and at least 965 deaths.
Fauci says Trump agreed not to invoke a strict quarantine after intensive discussions
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 21:08:21 GMT
Fauci says Trump agreed not to invoke a strict quarantine after intensive discussions

Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that President Donald Trump decided not to impose a strict quarantine on parts of the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut after officials had "very intensive discussions" at the White House with the President last night.
CBS journalist Maria Mercader dies at 54 of coronavirus
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 22:48:38 GMT
CBS journalist Maria Mercader dies at 54 of coronavirus

CBS News producer and talent executive Maria Mercader died of Covid-19 in New York Sunday, CBS said. She was 54.
Tapper to GOP gov.: Does your state think this is a hoax?
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 15:24:46 GMT
Tapper to GOP gov.: Does your state think this is a hoax?

CNN's Jake Tapper speaks with Gov. Pete Ricketts (R-NE) about Nebraska's battle with the coronavirus outbreak as well as President Trump's response to the pandemic.
Trump administration sent protective medical gear to China while he minimized the virus threat to US
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 00:45:17 GMT
Trump administration sent protective medical gear to China while he minimized the virus threat to US

Our doctors and nurses are in desperate need of masks, gloves and other personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect themselves from contracting the coronavirus while treating those who are ill. Some of them are trying to find it on eBay while others are pleading for help on social media.
9 takeaways from Tapper's interviews with Pelosi, Fauci, de Blasio and more
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 20:11:52 GMT
9 takeaways from Tapper's interviews with Pelosi, Fauci, de Blasio and more

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, the nation's top infectious disease expert, the mayor of America's largest city and three sitting governors joined Jake Tapper on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday morning.
Pelosi on Trump's statement: It's ridiculous
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 14:05:03 GMT
Pelosi on Trump's statement: It's ridiculous

In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticizes President Trump after the President seemed to brush aside a provision in the coronavirus stimulus bill that would provide oversight into how the Treasury loans out money to businesses.
A 33-year-old member of this governor's staff died of coronavirus complications
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 21:40:00 GMT
A 33-year-old member of this governor's staff died of coronavirus complications

A 33-year-old member of Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' staff has died due to complications from coronavirus.
Coronavirus preys on one of our biggest fears
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 16:06:52 GMT
Coronavirus preys on one of our biggest fears

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Country music star Joe Diffie dies of complications from coronavirus
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 22:01:18 GMT
Country music star Joe Diffie dies of complications from coronavirus

Joe Diffie, a country music singer known for his lighthearted odes to country life that reached mainstream success in the 1990s, died Sunday from complications of coronavirus, his publicist said in a news release.
CFO of financial services company dies of coronavirus complications
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 00:49:30 GMT
CFO of financial services company dies of coronavirus complications

The chief financial officer of Jefferies Group LLC, Peregrine "Peg" Broadbent, has died from coronavirus complications, the company said in a statement Sunday.
Bill Gates' prediction for when coronavirus cases will peak in US
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 01:18:15 GMT
Bill Gates' prediction for when coronavirus cases will peak in US

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation co-founder Bill Gates says that the US should shutdown the entire country for a short period of time to control the spread of the coronavirus and predicts that the number of cases will peak in late April.
Armed neighbors block man's driveway with tree to force him into quarantine
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 22:30:40 GMT
Armed neighbors block man's driveway with tree to force him into quarantine

A Maine man said armed neighbors descended on his home and chopped down a tree to block his road and prevent him from leaving because they believed he may have coronavirus.
John Callahan of TV show 'All My Children' dead at 66
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 02:33:07 GMT
John Callahan of TV show 'All My Children' dead at 66

Actor John Callahan died at the age of 66, his ex-wife Eva LaRue announced on Instagram Saturday.
'Today' show host breaks down on air
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 21:21:10 GMT
'Today' show host breaks down on air

'Today' show co-host Hoda Kotb broke down on air after interviewing New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees about his $5 million donation to the state of Louisiana amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Amazon workers to stage a walkout Monday, demanding closure of Staten Island facility
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 00:26:09 GMT
Amazon workers to stage a walkout Monday, demanding closure of Staten Island facility

Amazon employees at the company's Staten Island, New York, facility plan to walk off the job Monday amid allegations the online retail giant has mishandled its response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Florida coronavirus checkpoints screen for motorists from hardest-hit areas
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 21:52:28 GMT
Florida coronavirus checkpoints screen for motorists from hardest-hit areas

Florida has opened highway checkpoints to screen for motorists entering the state from areas experiencing substantial community spread of coronavirus.
Trump strikes friendly tone on China with trade in mind, as his top officials point fingers over pandemic
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 14:19:44 GMT
Trump strikes friendly tone on China with trade in mind, as his top officials point fingers over pandemic

As coronavirus cases in the US surge, President Donald Trump isn't focused just on those statistics, administration officials say, but is also watching another set of numbers: exports to China.
Civil liberties in the time of coronavirus
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 01:01:44 GMT
Civil liberties in the time of coronavirus

As the number of deaths caused by coronavirus climbs in America, new civil liberties dilemmas have emerged for governments trying to protect public health without unconstitutionally limiting individual rights.
US stock futures down, pointing to another wild week on Wall Street
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 22:59:39 GMT
US stock futures down, pointing to another wild week on Wall Street

US stock futures were lower Sunday night, continuing to give up gains from last week's historic rally that came to a halt on Friday.
Walmart employee says she's scared of not going to work. See VP's reaction.
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 20:50:17 GMT
Walmart employee says she's scared of not going to work. See VP's reaction.

Walmart VP Dan Bartlett responds to an opinion piece written by one of the company's employees where she wrote about her fear of contracting coronavirus and how it might affect her financially.
Treasury Secretary says expect stimulus checks to be direct deposited within 3 weeks
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 21:42:45 GMT
Treasury Secretary says expect stimulus checks to be direct deposited within 3 weeks

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday that Americans could expect checks from the historic $2 trillion stimulus bill to be direct deposited in their accounts within three weeks.
Unemployment claims soar due to coronavirus
Fri, 20 Mar 2020 15:09:10 GMT
Unemployment claims soar due to coronavirus

Weekly jobless claims in the United States spiked as the coronavirus pandemic is costing many people their jobs. CNN's Christine Romans says it's moved from a "stock market crash to a job market crash."
Beware stimulus check scams
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 17:27:41 GMT
Beware stimulus check scams

The federal government hasn't issued a single stimulus check yet, but scammers are already trying to steal the money from Americans.
Opinion: The stimulus bill includes a tax break for the 1%
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 03:16:16 GMT
Opinion: The stimulus bill includes a tax break for the 1%

We face a frightening pandemic. More than 100,000 American have been infected with Covid-19, while tens of millions more continue to shelter at home. Meanwhile, the markets are crashing.
These states have implemented stay-at-home orders. Here's what that means for you
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 23:31:03 GMT
These states have implemented stay-at-home orders. Here's what that means for you

As the US grapples with the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus that has the health care system at a tipping point, a growing number of states are ordering their residents to stay at home.
FDA authorizes 15-minute coronavirus test
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 11:34:29 GMT
FDA authorizes 15-minute coronavirus test

Federal health officials on Friday approved a coronavirus test that can provide results in less than 15 minutes, using the same technology that powers some rapid flu tests.
3-D video shows Covid-19 attack patient's lungs
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 12:27:22 GMT
3-D video shows Covid-19 attack patient's lungs

CT imaging from George Washington University Hospital shows the effects of Covid-19 on the lungs of a 59-year old man. Watch the latest videos on Covid-19.
Instacart makes more changes ahead of planned worker strike
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 23:16:46 GMT
Instacart makes more changes ahead of planned worker strike

As some Instacart workers prepare to strike Monday, the company is making more updates in a bid to appease them.
Disneyland and Walt Disney World to remain closed because of coronavirus
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 17:50:24 GMT
Disneyland and Walt Disney World to remain closed because of coronavirus

Disneyland in California and Walt Disney World resort in Florida will remain closed until further notice as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread in the United States, the company said.
Comedian's video takes 'loving jab' at social distancing complainers
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 14:15:38 GMT
Comedian's video takes 'loving jab' at social distancing complainers

Comedian Randy Rainbow joins CNN to talk about the inspiration behind his satirical social distancing music video.
Governor says shipments of supplies 'canceled' or 'delayed' and sent to federal government
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 01:00:20 GMT
Governor says shipments of supplies 'canceled' or 'delayed' and sent to federal government

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said in an interview Friday that her state is not getting the health and safety equipment needed to fight the spread of the novel coronavirus because contractors are sending their products to the federal government first.
Golf legend's home destroyed by fire
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 17:37:07 GMT
Golf legend's home destroyed by fire

Golf legend Davis Love III lost his family home to a massive fire early Friday morning.
Bison hilariously interrupt reporter's stand up
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 18:52:17 GMT
Bison hilariously interrupt reporter's stand up

A Montana television reporter was filming at Yellowstone National Park when he saw a herd of bison approaching.
'Tiger King:' Where are they now?
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 20:13:55 GMT
'Tiger King:' Where are they now?

If you haven't watched "Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness," don't look to us to try and recap it for you.
Police in England dye a 'Blue Lagoon' black to deter visitors during coronavirus lockdown
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 20:43:44 GMT
Police in England dye a 'Blue Lagoon' black to deter visitors during coronavirus lockdown

Not even a nationwide lockdown could stop England's Instagrammers from flocking to a former limestone quarry in Harpur Hill, whose bright blue waters have earned it the nickname, "Blue Lagoon."
Watch puppies run wild at empty aquarium
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:01:09 GMT
Watch puppies run wild at empty aquarium

Adoptable puppies from the Atlanta Humane Society explore the Georgia Aquarium as it remains closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Kim and Kourtney Kardashian melee leaves fans shocked
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:29:35 GMT
Kim and Kourtney Kardashian melee leaves fans shocked

Things took a dramatic turn during the Season 18 premiere of "Keeping Up With The Kardashians."
Dyson is making 15,000 ventilators to fight the pandemic
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 11:37:54 GMT
Dyson is making 15,000 ventilators to fight the pandemic

Dyson has received an order from the UK government for 10,000 ventilators to support efforts by the country's National Health Service to treat coronavirus patients.
She brought her company from the brink of bankruptcy to the top of its game
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 20:10:59 GMT
She brought her company from the brink of bankruptcy to the top of its game

Five years ago, chip maker AMD was bleeding money, laden with debt and staring down a potential bankruptcy. Then, Lisa Su took the helm.
Zoom's 'overnight success' took 9 years
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:20:50 GMT
Zoom's 'overnight success' took 9 years

When you think of a social network, you probably imagine news feeds, birthday reminders and baby photos. But the social network of the moment -- the one that's currently getting more app downloads than either Snapchat or TikTok -- looks a little different: It's a videoconferencing service called Zoom, where many peoples' work and social lives now unfold.
Now I finally understand what my grandparents knew
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 09:53:13 GMT
Doctor: I am a soldier in this battle, and I am scared
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 03:05:04 GMT
Doctor: I am a soldier in this battle, and I am scared

"I am very scared," my patient said, as my heart raced. She wasn't the only one.
Why America has world's most Covid-19 cases
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:00:46 GMT
Why America has world's most Covid-19 cases

On Thursday, we hit a grim watershed. The US overtook Italy and China as the country with the highest number of confirmed Covid-19 cases. This is a dire crisis and an extraordinary failure of President Donald Trump. Americans are suffering and dying because the Trump administration failed to act quickly and decisively to prevent the virus' spread. The US has now seen about 1,195 deaths and the number is rising rapidly.
Abortion is a human right. A pandemic doesn't change that
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 13:13:57 GMT
Abortion is a human right. A pandemic doesn't change that

Access to abortion is an essential service and a fundamental human right. Period. The denial of it, including in times of global crisis like the Covid-19 pandemic, constitutes cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment.
The Covid-19 culprit is us, not pangolins
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 23:42:53 GMT
The Covid-19 culprit is us, not pangolins

Early in the SARS outbreak, some 17 years ago, I was in Beijing and Guangzhou with an international team of scientists assembled by the World Health Organization. In live animal markets, the civet cat was a commodity.
Women trailblazers who inspire us now
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 21:43:50 GMT
Women trailblazers who inspire us now

In 2020, Women's History Month comes amid a time of social upheaval and global fear over the coronavirus pandemic and resulting political turmoil. While for many the 2020 presidential race is now an afterthought, this Women's History Month does also mark the departure of the last remaining women candidates from the 2020 presidential field -- during an election year that also marks the centennial of women's suffrage.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus squad give up $100 million in wages amid coronavirus outbreak
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 11:39:19 GMT
Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus squad give up $100 million in wages amid coronavirus outbreak

With football on hold across the world, Juventus' first-team squad and coach Maurizio Sarri have agreed to give up four months' wages to help the club manage the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Hong Kong asked domestic workers to stay in to stop coronavirus spread. But many got infected by their employers
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 23:47:00 GMT
Hong Kong asked domestic workers to stay in to stop coronavirus spread. But many got infected by their employers

When the coronavirus outbreak reached Hong Kong, domestic worker Jinkie Alhambra followed guidance from the government and stayed home on her day off.
Will military lockdowns spare the Middle East?
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 08:42:49 GMT
Will military lockdowns spare the Middle East?

Curfews and lockdowns are in effect on hundreds of millions of people in the Middle East, but how effective are they in the fight against coronavirus?
Her husband died. Then his family shaved her head and made her strip beside his grave
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:11:15 GMT
State Department says it's retrieved over 18,000 US citizens stranded abroad amid coronavirus pandemic
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 20:19:21 GMT
State Department says it's retrieved over 18,000 US citizens stranded abroad amid coronavirus pandemic

The US State Department has repatriated more than 18,000 Americans who had been stuck abroad amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.
These NYU students want tuition reimbursement. Their dean said no refunds, offering a dance video of herself instead
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 02:16:45 GMT
These NYU students want tuition reimbursement. Their dean said no refunds, offering a dance video of herself instead

This month, New York University, like many colleges and universities across the country, announced it would transfer to remote classes as the coronavirus epidemic spreads.
Tornado rips through Arkansas city
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 21:10:25 GMT
Tornado rips through Arkansas city

A tornado ripped through Jonesboro, Arkansas, injuring six people and leaving a trail of flattened homes and buildings.
Four 'older' guests died on cruise ship where 2 people tested positive for coronavirus
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 00:27:38 GMT
Four 'older' guests died on cruise ship where 2 people tested positive for coronavirus

At least four "older guests" have died on the Holland America cruise ship Zaandam, where two individuals have tested positive for the coronavirus, the cruise line said in a Friday news release.
Archaeology student makes 'unbelievable' discovery at monastery
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 20:16:02 GMT
Archaeology student makes 'unbelievable' discovery at monastery

Italian archaeologist Vittoria Dall'Armellina was a PhD student at Ca' Foscari University in 2017 when she visited the Saint Lazarus monastery.
The photographer who captured Hollywood's last wild decade
Tue, 10 Mar 2020 04:30:29 GMT
The photographer who captured Hollywood's last wild decade

It isn't unusual for a Hollywood native like Randall Slavin to grow up wanting to be an actor.
Famous shoe designer Christian Louboutin explores the world's treasures
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 19:24:51 GMT
Famous shoe designer Christian Louboutin explores the world's treasures

Below are excerpts from 'Christian Louboutin, the Exhibition(ist)' published by Rizzoli.
Inside the extraordinary LA home of burlesque star Dita Von Teese
Mon, 23 Mar 2020 18:00:00 GMT
Inside the extraordinary LA home of burlesque star Dita Von Teese

Since she first entered the world of burlesque in the early '90s, Dita Von Teese has become a global style icon, bringing the unique blend of traditional pin-up and punk aesthetics that defines her performances into her personal wardrobe. So it's no wonder that her Tudor Revival-style Los Angeles home is an eye-catching mix of eclectic influences too, full of antique furniture, glittering objets and unexpected finds.
Spain enters period of mourning as coronavirus deaths continue to spike
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 01:15:52 GMT
Spain enters period of mourning as coronavirus deaths continue to spike

Spain officially entered a period of mourning on Sunday as the coronavirus death toll jumped to an estimated 6,606.
At least 6 Alabama nursing homes have coronavirus patients, report says
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 01:08:49 GMT
At least 6 Alabama nursing homes have coronavirus patients, report says

Alabama has reported at least eight patients spread across six nursing homes who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to a Saturday report.
Crenshaw blasts Hillary Clinton's criticism of Trump amid coronavirus crisis: 'Now is not the time'
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 00:45:08 GMT
Crenshaw blasts Hillary Clinton's criticism of Trump amid coronavirus crisis: 'Now is not the time'

Texas Republican Congressman Dan Crenshaw blasted former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Sunday for her swipe against President Trump amid the growing coronavirus outbreak within the U.S.
Italian man, 33, recounts contracting coronavirus despite being otherwise healthy
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 00:26:28 GMT
Italian man, 33, recounts contracting coronavirus despite being otherwise healthy

A 33-year-old Italian man tested positive for the coronavirus despite being in top physical shape and maintaining a strict workout routine.
'Grim Sleeper' Lonnie Franklin, California serial killer, found dead in prison, officials say
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 00:16:54 GMT
'Grim Sleeper' Lonnie Franklin, California serial killer, found dead in prison, officials say

The convicted serial killer known as the “Grim Sleeper” who preyed on South Los Angeles women with little means for more than two decades, died in prison, officials said Sunday.
Taiwan invites US newspapers expelled by China to move their operations
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 00:02:30 GMT
Taiwan invites US newspapers expelled by China to move their operations

Taiwan’s foreign minister on Friday invited three U.S. newspapers to move their operations to the island after China expelled journalists stationed in Beijing.
Tennessee vet giving back during coronavirus pandemic had to grow up quickly
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 23:55:05 GMT
Tennessee vet giving back during coronavirus pandemic had to grow up quickly

Erik Bartell had to grow up quick. Manhood began when he was a boy.
Texas Gov. Abbott expands mandatory coronavirus quarantines to include travelers from Louisiana, other hard-hit areas
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 23:31:33 GMT
Texas Gov. Abbott expands mandatory coronavirus quarantines to include travelers from Louisiana, other hard-hit areas

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott updated an executive order Sunday aimed at reducing the amount of travel into his state from Louisiana and other areas hit hard by the coronavirus.
Trump blasts reporter at coronavirus briefing: 'Don't be threatening, be nice'
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 23:26:31 GMT
Trump blasts reporter at coronavirus briefing: 'Don't be threatening, be nice'

President Trump had a contentious back-and-forth with a reporter during his Rose Garden briefing Sunday on the coronavirus, suggesting that the media's overall coverage has been too negative.
FDNY urges New Yorkers to call 911 for these specific reasons, amid large uptick in calls
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 22:42:44 GMT
FDNY urges New Yorkers to call 911 for these specific reasons, amid large uptick in calls

The FDNY has been swamped with thousands of calls in the last four days making it the busiest streak in the history of emergency medical services (EMS) in the midst of New York's coronavirus crisis, the agency told Fox News, urging New Yorkers to make emergency calls only when truly necessary.
Consolidating flights to US cities could help stem airline industry losses as coronavirus dampens demand, executives say - CNBC
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