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Coronavirus in the US: 6.6M more unemployed shows need for new jobs bill, Pelosi says

2 minutes ago   |   ABC

Nancy Pelosi and President Trump have both suggested fresh legislation spending $2 trillion for new infrastructure projects.
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Germany aims to launch coronavirus tracking app in weeks

Germany aims to launch coronavirus tracking app in weeks

4 minutes ago   |   New York Post

BERLIN - Germany hopes to launch a smartphone app within weeks to help trace coronavirus infections after a broad political consensus emerged that adopting an approach...
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Jane Fonda Won't Stop Protesting - Even During a Pandemic

14 minutes ago   |   National Post

LOS ANGELES - Jane Fonda has a word for those who doubt the efficacy of celebrity activists: Poppycock.
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U.S. paying Russia for entire planeload of coronavirus equipment sent by Moscow - U.S. official

14 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - The United States is paying Russia for a planeload of medical equipment sent by Moscow to help fight the coronavirus outbreak, a senior Trump administration...
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Manitoba nursing home residents to be tested for COVID-19 as cases grow

14 minutes ago   |   National Post

WINNIPEG - More than 40 health-care workers at a Winnipeg hospital have been sent home to self-isolate after two staff tested positive for COVID-19.
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Appeal court nixes fresh lobby probe of Aga Khan in Trudeau vacation case

14 minutes ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - An appeal court says there's no need for the lobbying commissioner to take another look at whether the Aga Khan broke the rules by giving Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...
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31 free Harvard University classes you can take online through edX

31 free Harvard University classes you can take online through edX

16 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Harvard University has over 140 of its classes publicly available online through online course provider edX. We put together a list of the 31 most interesting Harvard online...
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Who gets a ventilator? Thinking through the ethics of a coronavirus conundrum

18 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News

One indisputable fact about COVID-19 is that it kills both rich and poor. Unlike many of the world's worst scourges like tuberculosis and malaria, which prey largely upon...
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Death Industry Predators Eye the Spoils of a Pandemic

30 minutes ago   |   The New Republic

It's hard to look at Robert Waltrip , the 89-year-old founder and chairman emeritus of death-care giant Service Corp International and not see a striking resemblance to Henry...
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UAE extends suspension of entry for valid visa holders abroad for two more weeks

34 minutes ago   |   National Post

CAIRO - United Arab Emirates extended on Thursday the suspension of entry of all valid visa holders who are outside the country for two additional weeks, the state news agency...
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Democratic National Convention Pushed Back A Month, And The Format May Change

Democratic National Convention Pushed Back A Month, And The Format May Change

The convention in Milwaukee, set for July, has been rescheduled for mid-August because of the coronavirus. (Image credit: Eric Baradat/AFP via Getty Images) Read more ...

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 ...

6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, a record...

6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, a record high as coronavirus takes its toll

Millions more Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, as businesses continue to lay off and furlough workers amid the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

Pelosi To Create Bipartisan Committee To Oversee Coronavirus Response

Pelosi To Create Bipartisan Committee To Oversee Coronavirus Response

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that the new House select committee will focus on accountability and transparency as the government approves new spending and programs... 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 ...

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 ...

Kremlin says no talks with Saudi Arabia happened, after Trump's tweets claim...

Kremlin says no talks with Saudi Arabia happened, after Trump's tweets claim Moscow and Riyadh will cut oil production

US President Donald Trump has said he expects that Russia and Saudi Arabia could drastically curtail their oil output after a conversation between the two nations' leaders... Read more ...

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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Indiana reports 78 COVID-19-related deaths as state's cases reach over 3,000

Indiana reports 78 COVID-19-related deaths as state's cases reach over 3,000

Thirteen more people have died in Indiana from coronavirus-related illnesses, raising the state's virus death toll to 78. Read more ...

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 ...