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‘Corpus Christi' takes unorthodox journey to find the light

25 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

“Corpus Christi” Not Rated. In Polish with subtitles. Streaming at the Martha's Vineyard Film Center and the film's distributor Film Movement website. Grade: A- A nominee in...
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How WHO Became China's Coronavirus Accomplice

How WHO Became China's Coronavirus Accomplice

31 minutes ago   |   Foreign Policy

Beijing is pushing to become a public health superpower-and quickly found a willing international partner.
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Iran's parliament says speaker Ali Larijani has tested positive for the new coronavirus and is in quarantine

47 minutes ago   |   ABC News


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Olympics-National committees have final say on qualified athletes for Tokyo Games

1 hour ago   |   National Post

ATHENS - Athletes already qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will need to be picked again by their respective National Olympic Committees to compete at the postponed Games...
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South African cops storm Cape Town church to expel migrants

1 hour ago   |   ABC News

South African police wearing riot gear have forced their way into a church in central Cape Town to remove hundreds of migrants who had been sheltering there for months
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Luckin Coffee stock tanks 80% after discovery that COO fabricated about $310 million in sales

Luckin Coffee stock tanks 80% after discovery that COO fabricated about $310 million in sales

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Chinese coffee chain Luckin Coffee sank as much as 80% early Thursday after an internal investigation found the company's chief operating officer fabricated sales. A special...
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Office Depot and Staples employees say their stores' 'essential' designation is misleading as they sell out of cleaning and work products

Office Depot and Staples employees say their stores' 'essential' designation is misleading as they sell out of cleaning and work products

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Office supply stores like Staples and Office Depot consider themselves essential businesses and are staying open amid coronavirus shutdowns. In leaked internal memos , both...
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As business vaporizes, Europe focuses on avoiding layoffs

1 hour ago   |   ABC News

As both COVID-19 cases and unemployment rise across Europe, governments and the European Union are trying to cushion the violence of the economic shock with schemes to avoid...
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One hedge fund has surged 36% this year by betting against cruise lines and airlines depleted by coronavirus

One hedge fund has surged 36% this year by betting against cruise lines and airlines depleted by coronavirus

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Valiant Capital Management, a hedge fund led by Chris Hansen, has gained 36% year-to-date through the end of March, The Wall Street Journal's Juliet Chung reported Thursday...
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Starbucks rival Luckin Coffee faked nearly half of its roughly $732 million in sales, according to an internal investigation that found the Chinese coffee giant's COO fabricated orders

Starbucks rival Luckin Coffee faked nearly half of its roughly $732 million in sales, according to an internal investigation that found the Chinese coffee giant's COO fabricated orders

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Luckin Coffee, a swiftly-growing Chinese coffee chain, fabricated more than $310 million worth of transactions in 2019, according to an internal investigation. The preliminary...
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Robert Kraft uses Patriots plane to get 1.2 million masks from China for...

Robert Kraft uses Patriots plane to get 1.2 million masks from China for health care workers

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is stepping in to help medical professionals who are caring for coronavirus patients. Read more ...

US jobless claims surge to record 6.6 MILLION amid coronavirus lockdown

US jobless claims surge to record 6.6 MILLION amid coronavirus lockdown

Over 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits for the week ending March 28. The number of claims has grown by over 3.3 million since the previous week. DETAILS TO... Read more ...

National coronavirus updates: US death toll tops 5,000, including more than...

National coronavirus updates: US death toll tops 5,000, including more than 2,000 in New York state

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday cited a model that showed as many as 16,000 New Yorkers could die from the virus. Read more ...

Officials reverse decision, say social security recipients will...

Officials reverse decision, say social security recipients will automatically receive stimulus check

Social Security recipients will not have to file a tax return to receive a stimulus check, the Treasure Department announced Wednesday. Read more ...

Ellis Marsalis, New Orleans jazz patriarch, dies at 85

Ellis Marsalis, New Orleans jazz patriarch, dies at 85

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A record 6.6 million seek U.S. jobless aid as layoffs mount

A record 6.6 million seek U.S. jobless aid as layoffs mount

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Biden campaign says it will arrange call with President Trump about coronavirus

Biden campaign says it will arrange call with President Trump about coronavirus

A phone call between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden is in the works to discuss the coronavirus. Read more ...

Tom Brady moving into Derek Jeter's Tampa mansion

Tom Brady moving into Derek Jeter's Tampa mansion

That's what millionaire friends are for. Newly signed Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady is moving his family into Derek Jeter's 30,000-square foot compound on Davis Islands in... Read more ...

A Dismal Record: Nearly 10 Million Filed For Unemployment In Last 2 Weeks

A Dismal Record: Nearly 10 Million Filed For Unemployment In Last 2 Weeks

The staggering number of people claiming jobless benefits set a new record for the second week in a row. Much of the country has been ordered to stay at home, bringing the... Read more ...

Britain's Johnson vows massive increase in coronavirus tests as deaths rise...

Britain's Johnson vows massive increase in coronavirus tests as deaths rise 24% to 2,921

Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to ramp up coronavirus testing after the British government faced criticism for being slower than some European peers. “We're also... Read more ...