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Trump assures U.S. oil companies will get federal help to offset pandemic effects on oil prices

9 minutes ago   |   The Washington Post

“We're going to make sure that they stay in good shape,” Trump said; Energy Department plans to expand Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
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Trump aims to ease U.S. oil industry's cash crunch, no plan to trim output: sources

27 minutes ago   |   Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump has directed his cabinet to find ways to ease a cash crunch in the drilling industry after oil company executives told him in a Friday meeting it...
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OPEC+ debates biggest-ever oil cut, awaits U.S. efforts

27 minutes ago   |   Reuters

OPEC and its allies are working on a deal for an unprecedented oil production cut equivalent to around 10% of global supply, an OPEC source said, while also waiting to see what...
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Delta police stop two people selling medical equipment at inflated prices

37 minutes ago   |   National Post

DELTA, B.C. - Police in Delta, B.C., say it was "troubling" to catch two people reselling boxes of respirators and surgical masks at highly inflated prices.
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Can an Old Vaccine Stop the New Coronavirus?

53 minutes ago   |   NY Times

A tuberculosis vaccine invented a century ago is cheap and safe, and seems to bolster the body's immune system.
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Constant fear, missed milestones, and showers before hugs: The coronavirus is unleashing an agonizing 'new normal' on medical workers and their families

Constant fear, missed milestones, and showers before hugs: The coronavirus is unleashing an agonizing 'new normal' on medical workers and their families

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Medical workers, whether on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic or not, tell Business Insider that they live in fear of being contaminated by COVID-19 and exposing their...
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The best gaming laptops

The best gaming laptops

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

While the market is teeming with impressive gaming laptops, it's the Alienware m15 that really hits that sweet price-to-performance spot. This is the best gaming laptop...
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Utica and Marcellus Shale condensate prices plunge

Utica and Marcellus Shale condensate prices plunge

1 hour ago   |   Post Gazette

The light liquid hydrocarbon is mostly used to make gasoline, but demand for fuel is falling as the pandemic curtails travel. 
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Explainer: Antitrust law won't get in the way of U.S. acting to raise oil prices

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

It is illegal for oil producers to meet to discuss pushing up oil prices under U.S. antitrust law, but perfectly legal if state regulators or the federal government set lower...
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Occidental names new CFO in latest management change

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

Oil and gas producer Occidental Petroleum Corp on Friday named company insider Robert Peterson as its new chief financial officer.
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President Trump: Government now recommends wearing non-medical face...

President Trump: Government now recommends wearing non-medical face coverings to help slow coronavirus spread

Medical-grade masks, particularly short-in-supply N95 masks, would be reserved for those dealing directly with the sick. Read more ...

White House To Give Coronavirus Test To People 'In Close Proximity' To...

White House To Give Coronavirus Test To People 'In Close Proximity' To Trump, Pence

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Brooke Baldwin is second CNN anchor to contract coronavirus this week

Brooke Baldwin is second CNN anchor to contract coronavirus this week

CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin announced Friday she has tested positive for coronavirus after being hit with a sudden onset of symptoms Thursday afternoon. “I am OKAY. It came on... Read more ...

Two members of the Kennedy family have gone missing after boating in the...

Two members of the Kennedy family have gone missing after boating in the Chesapeake Bay

Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter, Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean and her son Gideon, disappeared on Thursday. Read more ...

Target to limit number of people in stores as it announces further social...

Target to limit number of people in stores as it announces further social distancing guidelines

Target will begin implementing new guidelines as it tries to keep both customers and its employees safe in the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean On Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain't No Sunshine,” has died. Read more ...

The CDC is recommending that people wear face coverings or cloth masks if...

The CDC is recommending that people wear face coverings or cloth masks if they go out in public

The CDCis recommending - but not requiring - that people cover their faces if they have to go out in public as the coronavirus spreads across the US. There isn't much good... Read more ...

Walmart will start counting shoppers at the door and limiting how many can enter

Walmart will start counting shoppers at the door and limiting how many can enter

Walmart stores will allow no more than five customers for each 1,000 square feet of space. Walmart employees stationed at store entrances will count customers and admit them... Read more ...

Nursing home that was an early epicenter of coronavirus cases could face...

Nursing home that was an early epicenter of coronavirus cases could face federal fine of $600,000

At least 35 coronavirus deaths are associated with the Washington state facility, according to officials. The virus infected two-thirds of residents and dozens of staff members. Read more ...

Corona beer stops production

Corona beer stops production

Production of Corona beer is being temporarily suspended in Mexico because of the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...