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EXCLUSIVE: Pakistani Taliban down but not out, says ex-spokesman

12 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Ehsanullah Ehsan speaks out for the first time after escaping from Pakistani military custody in January.
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Russia to the rescue? US, Moscow spar over aid deliveries

18 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - An odd new front in the U.S.-Russian rivalry has emerged as a Russian military cargo plane bearing a load of urgently needed medical supplies landed this week at...
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Tech leaders highlight military AI and 5G investments they call essential to U.S economy and national security

Tech leaders highlight military AI and 5G investments they call essential to U.S economy and national security

32 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

Executives from companies like Amazon and Microsoft are suggesting Congress and the president prioritize funding for certain 5G and AI projects.
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Navy Brass Felt Blindsided by Fired Carrier Captain's Emailed Appeal

Navy Brass Felt Blindsided by Fired Carrier Captain's Emailed Appeal

54 minutes ago   |   Foreign Policy

The commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt had two direct calls with top Navy aides before his warning about the dire situation on board leaked publicly.
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Canadian Press NewsAlert: Military deploying to northern Quebec for COVID-19 help

1 hour ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Canadian Forces are being sent to northern Quebec to help communities there prepare to respond to COVID-19 outbreaks.
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Navy fires captain who sought help for coronavirus-stricken USS Theodore Roosevelt

1 hour ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

More than 100 sailors on the ship have tested positive for the virus, but none is hospitalized.
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Firing the USS Theodore Roosevelt's Commander Exposes the Military's Deep Culture of Secrecy Even in Pandemic

2 hours ago   |   Newsweek

A video posted by a sailor says everything there is to say about the firing of Navy Capt. Brett Crozier about how things look to a sailor or soldier when they are out there...
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Russia sends medical aid to Serbia to fight coronavirus

3 hours ago   |   National Post

MOSCOW - Russia will send 11 military planes carrying medical equipment to Serbia to help it fight the coronavirus outbreak, the defense ministry in Moscow said on Friday.
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NYC mayor de Blasio urges national enlistment program for doctors

3 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Subscribe to Outbreak , a daily newsletter roundup of stories on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on global business. It's free to get it in your inbox. New York City...
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NYC Mayor de Blasio Urges for a National Enlistment Program for Doctors

3 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called Friday for a national enlistment program for doctors and nurses to handle an expected surge in coronavirus cases in New York and other...
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‘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 ...

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 ...

National coronavirus updates: Officials urging stronger response as death...

National coronavirus updates: Officials urging stronger response as death toll passes 6,000

To keep the numbers from rising, the nation's top experts say aggressive social distancing measures are now more important than ever. Read more ...

Slammed By Trump, 3M Says N95 Mask Exports From U.S. Should Continue

Slammed By Trump, 3M Says N95 Mask Exports From U.S. Should Continue

The president and others have criticized 3M, with some officials alleging profiteering during the COVID-19 pandemic. But the company says cutting exports would be a mistake... Read more ...

100,000 New Yorkers have coronavirus, death toll nears 3,000

100,000 New Yorkers have coronavirus, death toll nears 3,000

ALBANY - The horrific toll the coronavirus pandemic is taking on the Empire State continued to climb Friday as the number of cases soared past 100,000 and officials reported... Read more ...

Dow slides after the US economy loses far more jobs than expected in March

Dow slides after the US economy loses far more jobs than expected in March

US stocks fell Friday after the March jobs report disappointed by a wider margin than expected, ending a record 113-month streak of job growth. The declines reversed gains from... Read more ...

Bill Withers, singer of ‘Lean on Me' and ‘Just the Two of Us,' dies at 81

Bill Withers, singer of ‘Lean on Me' and ‘Just the Two of Us,' dies at 81

Bill Withers, the soulful voice behind R&B classics such as “Lean On Me,” “Ain't No Sunshine,” “Lovely Day” and “Just the Two of Us,” died Monday from heart complications in... Read more ...

$2 trillion stimulus bill is giving more than just checks to everyday Americans

$2 trillion stimulus bill is giving more than just checks to everyday Americans

The new $2 trillion stimulus bill has some hidden benefits for consumers - on everything from plane tickets to income taxes. Read more ...

NFL fans want Rex Ryan to apologize for inexplicably calling Amari Cooper a...

NFL fans want Rex Ryan to apologize for inexplicably calling Amari Cooper a 'turd'

Rex Ryan said he wasn't a fan of Amari Cooper's new deal with the Cowboys, but the former coach took things a bit too far. Read more ...