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Trump says he had ‘absolute right' to fire intelligence official

5 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had every right to fire the inspector general of the U.S. intelligence community who was involved in triggering an...
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Trump says 'toughest' weeks ahead as coronavirus spreads

7 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States was heading into what could be its “toughest” weeks as coronavirus cases swell nationwide. He warned...
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South Dakota state representative dies from coronavirus, first sitting U.S. lawmaker to die from COVID-19

17 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News

South Dakota state representative Bob Glanzer died from coronavirus Friday night. Glanzer, 74, is the second member of his family to die from COVID-19, The Associated Press...
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As coronavirus raged, U.S. faced denial and dysfunction

31 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

The United States will likely go down as the country that was supposedly best prepared to fight a pandemic but ended up catastrophically overmatched.
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Democrats say Trump pick for coronavirus recovery watchdog is not independent enough

43 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

U.S. President Donald Trump's pick for the new watchdog overseeing $2.3 trillion in coronavirus-related fiscal spending is not independent enough to do the job, congressional...
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Capital One says it won't use CFTC waiver related to oil lending

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

U.S. lender Capital One Financial Corp said on Saturday it would not use a U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission waiver after commodity price volatility lifted the bank's...
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'This Is A Big Deal': New York Hails Ventilator Deliveries From China And Oregon

'This Is A Big Deal': New York Hails Ventilator Deliveries From China And Oregon

1 hour ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said New York, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., is still waiting on its order from federal authorities. But others have stepped in with...
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AOC Calls U.S. 'Brutal Society' in Video While Making Margarita, Conservative Critics Mock Coronavirus Message

1 hour ago   |   Newsweek

Conservative critics of the New York congresswoman brushed off her criticisms of the federal government's coronavirus response, noting instead she made a margarita while urging...
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New York reels as 630 die in a day, the state's bleakest toll yet

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   4 articles

NEW YORK - Coronavirus-related illnesses killed 630 people in the last day in New York state, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday, in the grimmest 24 hours yet for the U.S...
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After intel firing, top U.S. watchdog vows to maintain oversight of Trump administration

1 hour ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - The top U.S. federal watchdog vowed on Saturday to continue to conduct "aggressive" independent oversight of government agencies, after President Donald Trump...
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National coronavirus updates: Some states say they're missing what they need...

National coronavirus updates: Some states say they're missing what they need to combat the virus

As cases rise, testing has become crucial in tracking how many Americans have been infected, but officials in some states say they still don't have enough. Read more ...

Amid virus, California moved slowly on nursing student rules

Amid virus, California moved slowly on nursing student rules

Fearing an out-of-control coronavirus outbreak would overwhelm California's health care system, Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a statewide emergency on March 4. Within a week... Read more ...

Trump pledges more money for small businesses to weather coronavirus storm

Trump pledges more money for small businesses to weather coronavirus storm

President Donald Trump is promising to pump more cash into a program aimed at keeping small businesses afloat through their coronavirus shutdowns. “I will immediately ask... Read more ...

Coronavirus patients mistakingly taken to USNS Comfort, report says

Coronavirus patients mistakingly taken to USNS Comfort, report says

Several patients infected with COVID-19 were mistakenly brought to the hospital ship USNS Comfort, according to a new report on Saturday, “Less than five” infected patients... Read more ...

Floyd Mayweather's daughter Iyanna arrested for allegedly STABBING love...

Floyd Mayweather's daughter Iyanna arrested for allegedly STABBING love rival over rapper YoungBoy - reports

Iyanna 'Yaya' Mayweather, daughter of boxing icon Floyd Mayweather Jr, is in police custody in Houston after stabbing a woman in an argument over rapper NBA YoungBoy, according... Read more ...

The biggest bad guy at this weekend's WrestleMania is coronavirus

The biggest bad guy at this weekend's WrestleMania is coronavirus

WWE spread the card for the first time in WrestleMania over Saturday and Sunday to make room for roughly 16 matches. Read more ...

Shop towels filter better than T-shirts for DIY coronavirus masks

Shop towels filter better than T-shirts for DIY coronavirus masks

After President Trump said Friday Americans can wear face masks - and experts now say they can help stop the coronavirus - people are going DIY, making their own face... Read more ...

Dubai goes on lockdown amid spike in coronavirus cases in UAE

Dubai goes on lockdown amid spike in coronavirus cases in UAE

The UAE's wealthiest emirate, Dubai, has announced a two-week-long lockdown, starting from 8pm on Saturday, in order to carry out large scale disinfection and stem the spread... Read more ...

Cuomo says more ventilators inbound from China, Oregon

Cuomo says more ventilators inbound from China, Oregon

ALBANY, N.Y. - The Chinese government is sending New York 1,000 ventilators and Oregon is shipping another 140 to help respond to the state's ballooning number of Covid-19... Read more ...

New York Gov. Cuomo says he expects the peak of the coronavirus outbreak to...

New York Gov. Cuomo says he expects the peak of the coronavirus outbreak to hit in the 'seven-day' range as cases skyrocket

New York Gov. Cuomo said he expects the peak of coronavirus cases in the state in the "seven-day" range, though he said the state isn't yet prepared for the pressure on the... Read more ...