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Chinese Restaurants Close As Social Distancing Cuts Into Business

14 hours ago   |   NPR

NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Truman Lam, whose family owns New York City's largest Chinese restaurant about why they decided to close their doors in the wake of the coronavirus...
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8 inmates flee South Dakota jail where there was a positive coronavirus test

4 days ago   |   NBC News

The prisoners from the minimum-security unit of the Pierre Community Work Center remained on the lam on Tuesday afternoon.
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Working from home? There's a right way

5 days ago   |   Boston Herald

When the novel coronavirus started spreading across Asia in January, forcing the world's largest work-from-home experiment, not many knew what to expect, least of all...
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Second dog in Hong Kong tests positive for coronavirus

Second dog in Hong Kong tests positive for coronavirus

9 days ago   |   New York Post

The 2-year-old German Shepherd - owned by an COVID-19-infected 30-year-old woman in the Pok Fu Lam area - was quarantined at a government facility, according to the South China...
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Viral ‘Love is Blind' spoof pairs singles self-quarantined from coronavirus

Viral ‘Love is Blind' spoof pairs singles self-quarantined from coronavirus

10 days ago   |   New York Post

These guys are lovesick. With the coronavirus bringing face-to-face dating to a halt, singles are getting increasingly desperate for some action. Enter “Love is Quarantine,” a...
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Downsides to Hong Kong's untargeted cash handout

Downsides to Hong Kong's untargeted cash handout

24 days ago   |   Bruegel

This opinion piece was originally published in Asia Times. After enjoying 15 years of fiscal surplus, Hong Kong is now running a deficit due to plummeting growth. The economy...
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Hong Kong to bring back 533 stranded citizens from Wuhan

26 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

HONG KONG - Hong Kong has hired four charter flights to bring back 533 citizens from around the central mainland China city of Wuhan, where the new coronavirus originated...
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Hong Kong is giving every adult resident $1,200-no strings attached

1 month ago   |   Fortune

Hong Kong's embattled government unveiled a budget packed with giveaways including a one-time cash handout, as the city struggles to stabilize an economy battered by political...
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Suspected NYC ‘killer' busted in North Carolina after 10 years on the run

Suspected NYC ‘killer' busted in North Carolina after 10 years on the run

1 month ago   |   New York Post

A suspect who went on the lam following a 2009 murder that touched off a bloody gang war in Upper Manhattan has finally been arrested in North Carolina,
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3 steps new CIOs need to take as soon as they start so they can juggle IT work and the shift to digital tools without headaches

3 steps new CIOs need to take as soon as they start so they can juggle IT work and the shift to digital tools without headaches

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Executives are eager to pursue artificial intelligence and other new digital tools, but many businesses aren't able to immediately adopt the advanced tech. Instead, chief...
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Cuomo on possible New York quarantine: 'I don't think it's legal,' would be...

Cuomo on possible New York quarantine: 'I don't think it's legal,' would be a 'federal declaration of war'

"It would be chaos and mayhem," Cuomo said. Read more ...

President considering short-term quarantine for New York, nearby areas

President considering short-term quarantine for New York, nearby areas

The president said he was considering some type of enforceable quarantine to prevent people in New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut from traveling. Read more ...

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

What, really, is essential? It's a question countries across the world are asking, and their answers are telling. Read more ...

Trump: I Might Just Quarantine 3 States

Trump: I Might Just Quarantine 3 States

President Trump said he was considering a quarantine as early as Saturday for coronavirus hotspots in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, though it wasn't clear whether he... Read more ...

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

The man's generosity meant 20 staffers at the restaurant each got an extra $500 just before they were laid off. Read more ...

Tornado watch issued for much of northern and central Illinois

Tornado watch issued for much of northern and central Illinois

A Tornado watch has been issued for most of central Illinois and Will, Kankakee, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, LaSalle and Dekalb counties until 2 a.m. Yellow shaded area shows... Read more ...

Residents of New York, New Jersey & Connecticut urged to avoid all...

Residents of New York, New Jersey & Connecticut urged to avoid all ‘non-essential' travel for 14 days - advisory

Citing “extensive community transmission” of the coronavirus in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, a newly-issued domestic travel advisory has called on the residents to... Read more ...

LJ Figueroa to enter 2020 NBA Draft but may return to St. John's

LJ Figueroa to enter 2020 NBA Draft but may return to St. John's

St. John's hasn't lost any key contributors to the transfer wire, but there is a possibility the professional ranks could take away an important component. LJ Figueroa, the Red... Read more ...

Illinois infant with coronavirus dies, cause of death unknown

Illinois infant with coronavirus dies, cause of death unknown

An Illinois infant with COVID-19 has died, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Saturday. The cause of death is unknown and an investigation is underway. Read more ...

US coronavirus death toll leaps to over 2,000 as number of fatalities...

US coronavirus death toll leaps to over 2,000 as number of fatalities DOUBLES in 2 days

Over 2,000 people succumbed to the deadly Covid-19 disease in the US, as the country has grown into the global epicenter of the pandemic with over 120,000 confirmed cases... Read more ...