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Coronavirus Live Updates: States Plead for Resources and Order Residents to Stay Home - The New York Times
More than 1,200 U.S. military personnel and their family members are affected by coronavirus, leaving the Defense Department virtually at war with itself over two competing instincts: protecting troops from the virus and continuing its decades-old mission of … [+2304 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-04-02T08:34:14Z

 

 

WeWork rescue plan hits a snag as SoftBank backs out of $3 billion share buyout - CNN

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Time Stamp 2020-04-02T08:25:23Z

 

 

Pakistani court overturns conviction in death of Daniel Pearl - Fox News
The murder conviction of a British Pakistani man found guilty of the 2002 kidnapping and killing of journalist Daniel Pearl was overturned by a court in Pakistan on Thursday. The sentence of Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh was reduced to seven years in prison for th… [+1915 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-04-02T07:23:46Z

 

 

Intel’s new 10th Gen chips bring 5.0GHz clock speeds to gaming laptops - The Verge
Intels best laptop chips get better Intel is announcing the next wave of its Core processors, and its finally bringing out the big guns, with its first 10th Gen Comet Lake H-series processors for laptops. Theyre Intels beefiest, most powerful, and most deman… [+4348 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-04-02T07:22:24Z

 

 

NVIDIA's RTX Super GPUs arrive on laptops - Engadget
First up, as rumored, NVIDIA revealed portable versions of the RTX 2080 Super and RTX 2070 Super Max-Q GPUs for flagship-caliber gaming and creator laptops. These will be NVIDIA's best laptop GPUs, though they have very similar specs to the older models.The R… [+2993 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-04-02T07:13:22Z

 

 

US weekly jobless claims seen at record high - again - Fox Business
Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits likely shot to a record high for a second week in a row as more jurisdictions enforced stay-at-home … [+4734 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-04-02T05:58:45Z

 

 

BREAKING: Georgia man pleads guilty in plot to attack the White House - Atlanta Journal Constitution
A Forsyth County man accused of plotting to attack the White House pleaded guilty, the Atlanta U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday. Hasher Jallal Taheb, 23, was arrested in January 2019 in Gwinnett County, where he was unwittingly the target of an FBI… [+2972 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-04-02T05:46:14Z

 

 

Bob Kraft sends Patriots plane to China to get equipment for Mass. - POLITICO
There are 7,738 confirmed coronavirus cases in Massachusetts, and more than a thousand of those cases were reported on Wednesday the largest spike the state has seen so far. To date, 122 people have died from the virus, and the state has conducted more than 5… [+1920 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-04-02T04:59:56Z

 

 

California engineer ran train 'off the end of rail tracks' in attempted attack on USNS Mercy in Los Angeles, DOJ says - USA TODAY
Military members aboard the Navy ship Mercy continued to aid hospital workers after the ship received its first patients at the port of Los Angeles last weekend. It is intended to ease pressure on hospitals by taking in non-COVID-19 patients. (March 31) AP D… [+2016 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-04-02T04:31:48Z

 

 

Two masks, no lockdown: Japan PM's latest coronavirus move riles social media - Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Facing calls to declare a coronavirus state of emergency, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was flamed on social media on Thursday for instead offering people free cloth masks, pointing to growing frustration for some over his handling of t… [+4011 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-04-02T04:19:00Z

 

 

The Masked Singer donates 10,000 medically-approved N95 masks to New York hospitals amid coronavirus - Daily Mail
The Masked Singer is giving life-saving surgical masks to medical staff is need. Judge Ken Jeong addressed fans via the show's official social media on Wednesday, announcing the Fox production would be donating 10,000 FDA-approved N95 masks to New York hospi… [+3459 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-04-02T04:15:53Z

 

 

Nation's top coronavirus expert Dr. Anthony Fauci forced to beef up security as death threats increase - CNN
(CNN)Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country's top medical expert on the coronavirus pandemic and a member of President Donald Trump's coronavirus task force, is facing threats to his personal safety and now requires personal security from law enforcement at all times… [+2820 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-04-02T04:13:08Z

 

 

Tiger King's Joe Exotic apparently wants Brad Pitt or David Spade's Joe Dirt to play him in a potential TV show or movie - GamesRadar+
If a scripted TV show or movie based on Tiger King were to be made, the titular big cat oddball himself apparently knows who should play him. According to one of the Netflix series' directors, Joe Allen Maldonado-Passage, AKA Joe Exotic, fancies himself a Bra… [+1275 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-04-02T03:15:00Z

 

 

Apple won't take cut of Prime Video purchases - Seeking Alpha
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) will stop taking its commission for some streaming video services accessed through its devices, including Amazon's (NASDAQ:AMZN) Prime Video, Altice One, and Canal+. When a customer purchases through Apple's App Store, the tech giant typi… [+399 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-04-02T02:44:00Z

 

 

Oil Prices Up Amid Hopes of a Saudi Arabia, Russia Deal - Investing.com
By Gina Lee Investing.com - Oil prices rallied in Asia on Thursday morning, as hopes rise for a truce between Saudi Arabia and Russia in their ongoing price war. International Brent Oil Futures rose 0.7% to $25.79  by 9:43 PM ET (2:43 AM GMT) and U.S. Crude… [+1471 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-04-02T02:39:00Z

 

 

More evidence indicates healthy people can spread coronavirus - WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro
NEW YORK (AP) Scientists offered more evidence Wednesday that the coronavirus is spread by seemingly healthy people who show no clear symptoms, and the federal government issued new guidance warning that anyone exposed to the disease can be considered a carri… [+4559 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-04-02T02:03:07Z

 

 

Coronavirus: Australian scientists begin tests of potential vaccines - BBC News
Image copyrightCSIROImage caption CSIRO scientists are testing two vaccine options Scientists in Australia have begun testing two potential coronavirus vaccines in "milestone" lab trials. The vaccines, made by Oxford University and US company Inovio Pharm… [+3399 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-04-02T01:38:09Z

 

 

After Controversy, Treasury Confirms Social Security Recipients Don’t Need To File A Tax Return To Get A Stimulus Check - Forbes
Getty Winston Churchill was alleged to have said, "You can depend upon the Americans to do the right thing. But only after they have exhausted every other possibility." Today, Americans did the right thing. On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the CAR… [+4469 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-04-02T01:31:17Z

 

 

Tom Brady shows Chris Godwin love on Instagram - Bucs Wire
With most of the country practicing social distancing and self-quarantine amid the coronavirus pandemic, it's a tough time for everyone. Life has come to a temporary standstill, including sports, which has often been an outlet for many of us in times of stres… [+343 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-04-02T01:00:58Z

 

 

Netanyahu shared fake TV clip, claimed Iran is hiding COVID-19 deaths: Axios - Business Insider - Business Insider
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly shared a clip from the 2007 Hallmark mini-series "Pandemic" and claimed it as evidence that Iran is concealing its real coronavirus death toll and is dumping dead bodies into trash piles.  According to Axi… [+1859 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-04-02T01:00:05Z