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  • Coronavirus updates: U.S. death toll approaches 15,000 09 Apr 2020 07:14   12:53 AM National stockpile almost out of PPE The Strategic National Stockpile is nearly out of the N95 respirators, surgical masks, face, shields, gowns and other medical supplies desperately needed to protect front-line medical workers treating …
  • Why The Beatles split: The true story of the break-up of the biggest band ever 09 Apr 2020 06:48 After eight years that shook the world, redefined music and rerouted popular culture, it took just one word to kill off the best band that ever lived. “Are you planning a new album or single with The Beatles?” Paul McCartney was asked in a press release …
  • The changes covid-19 is forcing on to business 09 Apr 2020 02:51 Apr 11th 2020 Editor’s note: The Economist is making some of its most important coverage of the covid-19 pandemic freely available to readers of The Economist Today, our daily newsletter. To receive it, register here. For our coronavirus tracker and more …
  • Coronavirus: Trump Criticizes WHO As U.S. Death Toll Tops 12,000 09 Apr 2020 01:42   11:57 PM / April 7, 2020 UN suspends peacekeeping deployments The United Nations on Tuesday suspended new peacekeeping deployments due to the continuing coronavirus pandemic. The rotation and deployment of U.N. peacekeepers and international police …
  • Breaking: Shah Rukh Khan's close friend Karim Morani tests positive for coronavirus 09 Apr 2020 00:54 Vidya Balan sweetly urges citizens to stay safe and be very careful and safe The novel coronavirus has made everyone's life come to a standstill. While most of us are safe under self-isolation, it is the Moranis who are bearing the brunt of this deadly …
  • Coronavirus updates: U.S. death toll tops 14,000 08 Apr 2020 23:50   2m ago Floridians face hurdles in applying for unemployment benefits On Thursday, the government will release the weekly number of newly jobless Americans. And if being laid off isn't enough, many of those people are facing hurdles to even apply for …
  • Opinion: EU must address pandemic's effects on economies 08 Apr 2020 21:59 The fact that finance ministers from the 19 eurozone countries were forced to break off negotiations after 16 hours of talks is rather unsettling. The impasse means that the pressing issues of how to deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and how …
  • 'Grief is difficult on a good day.' How the coronavirus pandemic is reshaping the ways we mourn 08 Apr 2020 20:44 Mark Comeau, the head embalmer at Spangler Mortuary, readies the tools he needs to embalm a body in the prepping room at the mortuary in Mountain View on April 7. Photo by Magali Gauthier. These days, death and the rites that come with it are quieter, more …
  • WHO defends coronavirus handling; UK toll rises: Live updates 08 Apr 2020 20:09 The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has defended its handling of the coronavirus pandemic after US President Donald Trump accused the agency of being "China-centric" and threatened to cut funding. Meanwhile, the United Kingdom on …
  • Germany drafts Romanian farm labor for coronavirus pandemic 08 Apr 2020 19:55 Ioan was hesitant when the phone rang. The call from Germany came after Romanian Interior Minister Ion Marcel Vela's April 4 announcement that seasonal harvest workers would be given permission to leave the country to work abroad. Vela said the …
  • Sport shorts: cricket stars Ben Stokes and Ellyse Perry are honoured by Wisden and Cristiano Ronaldo is linked with Real return 08 Apr 2020 19:26 1. Wisden honours Stokes and Perry  England’s Ben Stokes and Australia’s Ellyse Perry have been named the world’s leading male and female cricketers respectively by the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack 2020. All-rounder Stokes starred as England won the Cricket …
  • Inside the outbreak: Scarry times in scary times, Chapter 15 08 Apr 2020 19:24 Extra time at home provides extra time for musing. Two WORLD readers share what’s been on their minds lately for Chapter 15 of What Do Socially Isolated People Do All Day? If you have thoughts to share, send 100 words to [email protected] Melvin Starr writes …
  • Quiet contemplation this Easter 08 Apr 2020 19:18 On a normal Easter long weekend, the news in South Africa is a mixture of religious ceremonies and macabre statistics of bus- and car-crash death tolls. Ours is a country where people have, for decades, been forced to move for work. The apartheid bantustan …
  • Breaking: 66-year-old man dies of COVID-19 in Lagos 08 Apr 2020 19:05 Home | News | General | Breaking: 66-year-old man dies of COVID-19 in Lagos The Lagos state government has disclosed that a 66-year-old Briton has died of coronavirus in the state. Professor Akin Abayomi, the Lagos state commissioner for health made this …
  • Wed. 9:11 a.m.: Global shares mostly lower amid worries on pandemic toll 08 Apr 2020 14:59 A man stands in front of an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index today at a securities firm in Tokyo. Asian shares were mostly lower after gyrating in early trading amid uncertainty over the coronavirus outbreak. Japan’s Nikkei 225 …
  • Wed. 10:46 a.m.: Latest world virus headlines — Puerto Rico wants flight ban from US hot spots 08 Apr 2020 14:59 Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting via video conference with heads of local governments today at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, …
  • Afghanistan Faces Chilling Covid-19 Threat With 25.6 Million Eventually Infected 08 Apr 2020 13:50 Afghanistan, which has long suffered from political dysfunction and conflict, now faces an even more chilling threat from the coronavirus pandemic. If the country is not put on a war footing, according to a report in The Diplomat quoting the Afghan Public …
  • Stocks open higher on Wall Street; markets remain unsettled 08 Apr 2020 13:46 NEW YORK — Stocks are opening moderately higher on Wall Street following weakness overseas as global trading remains unstable amid deep uncertainty over how bad the economic toll of the coronavirus will be. The tentative climb early Wednesday came a day …
  • Coronavirus updates from April 7, 2020 08 Apr 2020 13:05   11:57 PM UN suspends peacekeeping deployments The United Nations on Tuesday suspended new peacekeeping deployments due to the continuing coronavirus pandemic. The rotation and deployment of U.N. peacekeepers and international police will be suspended …
  • Wed. 8:11 a.m.: Masked crowds fill streets, trains after Wuhan lockdown ends 08 Apr 2020 12:22 A medical worker from China's Jilin Province reacts as she prepares to return home today at Wuhan Tianhe International Airport in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. Within hours of China lifting an 11-week lockdown on the central city of …
  • BREAKING:Lagos records another death from COVID-19 08 Apr 2020 12:17 A 66-year-old citizen of the United Kingdom has died of coronavirus in Lagos State. The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, announced this on his Twitter handle on Wednesday. He also confirmed that cases of coronavirus had increased to …
  • A Peek Into The Markets: US Stock Futures Flat Ahead Of Fed Minutes 08 Apr 2020 10:35 Pre-open movers U.S. stock futures traded mostly flat in early pre-market trade. The Federal Open Market Committee will issue minutes of its latest meeting at 2:00 p.m. ET. The U.S. is now the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic with the highest number …
  • POLITICO Playbook: The pile-on against China 08 Apr 2020 10:11 DRIVING THE DAY PLAYBOOK FLASHBACK … 10 YEARS AGO (YESTERDAY) … “BREAKING — Treasury Secretary [Timothy] Geithner has added a SURPRISE STOP in Beijing on Thursday to meet with a Chinese vice premier for economic affairs, after two days in India. The FT …
  • Trump's touting of unproven COVID-19 drug is unusual. We'll soon see if he's right 08 Apr 2020 10:07 A U.S. president known for smashing norms is now breaking another one by promoting an unproven treatment during a deadly pandemic.  We'll soon find out if Donald Trump is right.  A global race is underway to test the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine for …

  • Coronavirus news - live: Lockdown 'set to be extended' as Boris Johnson remains in intensive care, amid concerns care home residents being 'abandoned' 09 Apr 2020 08:40 Our Moscow correspondent, Oliver Carroll, has the latest news from Russia, where the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases has passed the 10,000 mark after a sharp rise. Oliver writes: Russia passed an unwelcome milestone overnight, with the number of …
  • Marion prison guard dies of virus 09 Apr 2020 08:34 In this Tuesday, March 17, 2020 photo, Keyerra Cochran, who is a nurse's assistant at The Inn at Chapel Grove, poses for a photo in Heath, Ohio. Cochran decided to stay on lockdown with the residents because the people there are like another family to …
  • Finlandia nursing students interact remotely 09 Apr 2020 08:27 HANCOCK — The end of in-person classes is not stopping Finlandia University students from reaching out to the community.  Students in Mark Miron’s psychiatric mental health nursing class have been meeting with residents at the Phoenix House in regular Zoom …
  • Follow the money: New funding modifications allow small Michigan businesses to produce PPE 09 Apr 2020 08:27 HOUGHTON — The Michigan Strategic Fund approved has approved modifications to the Business Accelerator Fund (BAF), the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) announced last Friday. The modifications are in the form of expansions in eligibility …
  • Springing into action 09 Apr 2020 08:27 Our managing editor, Daver Karnosky, found the first sign of Spring in his yard with the photo he captured of this yellow crocus flower Thursday. Today's breaking news and more in your inbox HOUGHTON — The Michigan Strategic Fund approved has approved …
  • 'Naive' teenager lied to police about then boyfriend's whereabouts on night he stabbed someone, court hears 09 Apr 2020 08:27 A teenager lied to police about her then-boyfriend's whereabouts on the night he almost killed someone, a court has heard. Honor Crook, who was 17 at the time, gave a witness statement to Surrey Police in the early hours of January 24, 2019, just hours …
  • Guildford train station closure for engineering works to go ahead as planned despite coronavirus outbreak 09 Apr 2020 08:26 Ten days of engineering works at Guildford railway station are to go ahead as planned, despite the coronavirus outbreak. Network Rail confirmed on Wednesday (April 8) that engineers would be shutting most of the railway line around the station from Good …
  • School lunches are key need for local districts in this pandemic, including Cortez-Montezuma 09 Apr 2020 08:20 School districts in the Four Corners have had to pivot quickly to online learning during the coronavirus pandemic. But they're also working to provide kids with food. KSUT's Mark Duggan explains: With the outbreak of COVID-19 and the numerous and …
  • Montgomery Co. to open additional section of Sligo Creek Parkway for recreational purposes 09 Apr 2020 08:01 Montgomery County Parks will open more sections of Sligo Creek Parkway to people on weekends, between Forest Glen Road and University Boulevard.  For Montgomery County residents, enjoying the outdoors amid the coronavirus pandemic will become less …
  • 400 families 09 Apr 2020 07:51 -Messenger photo by Chad Thompson Madalyn Montgomery, left, prepares a grocery sack of food products for a drive-thru food pantry at Upper Des Moines Opportunity Wednesday. Montgomery was one of nine helpers who packed for 400 Webster County families in …
  • BREAKING: 5 Nigerians contract coronavirus in China 09 Apr 2020 07:49 Home | News | General | BREAKING: 5 Nigerians contract coronavirus in China - The Chinese government has confirmed that about five Nigerians have been infected with the coronavirus in Guangzhou - The Asian nation revealed that the Nigerians tested positive …
  • BREAKING: Nigeria records 22 new COVID-19 cases, total now 276 09 Apr 2020 07:49 Home | News | General | BREAKING: Nigeria records 22 new COVID-19 cases, total now 276 - The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed 22 new cases in Nigeria - According to the NCDC, 15 of the cases are in Lagos, four in the FCT, two in Bauchi and …
  • BREAKING: FG, DisCos agree on 2-months free electricity for Nigerians nationwide 09 Apr 2020 07:48 Home | News | General | BREAKING: FG, DisCos agree on 2-months free electricity for Nigerians nationwide - At least for the next two months Nigerians will not have to worry about paying their electricity bills. - This assurance was given by Barrister …
  • BREAKING: Nigeria records 22 new cases of COVID-19 as toll hits 276 09 Apr 2020 07:48 Home | News | General | BREAKING: Nigeria records 22 new cases of COVID-19 as toll hits 276 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed twenty-two new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria. NCDC made the announcement Wednesday night via its Twitter …
  • Coronation Street newbie has been on soap before - and played key Emmerdale role 09 Apr 2020 07:38 Coronation Street fans may spot a familiar face on the soap in upcoming scenes on the ITV soap. Newcomer Scott Emberton arrives, and he hints he has major history with Johnny Connor. Scott is played by actor Tom Roberts, and will feature in scenes with Liz …
  • News cancels track and field event 09 Apr 2020 06:52 News File Photo Alpena High School athlete Aidan Day (center) is seen running in this May 2018 photo. ALPENA — The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in another sports cancellation, this time the 17th annual Alpena News Track and Field Honor Roll …
  • BREAKING: MU announces unpaid furloughs to curb COVID-19 financial impact 09 Apr 2020 06:42 Marquette University is taking measures to reduce costs — namely furloughing faculty and staff members — in response to the economic difficulties brought about by COVID-19, according to a news release emailed to faculty and staff Wednesday morning. The …
  • Jeanine Brink honored for service 09 Apr 2020 06:24 Jeanine Brink A leading insurance professional organization recently recognized Jeanine Brink of Lappan Agency in Alpena, for dedication and ongoing leadership in the insurance industry. The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) honored Brink for …
  • Thunder Bay Theatre announces season changes 09 Apr 2020 06:24 ALPENA — Based on Governor Whitmer’s stay at home executive orders, and in an effort to minimize the risk of exposure and impede the spread of the coronavirus within our communities, Thunder Bay Theatre has modified its 2020 schedule, resulting in …
  • Winter takes uneven toll on area harbors 09 Apr 2020 06:23 News Photo by Crystal Nelson A pier located at the end of East Main Street in Harrisville and overlooking Lake Huron is seen on Wednesday. The pier eroded over the winter, prompting city officials to close access to the pier.HARRISVILLE — The winter …
  • The incredible excuses from people flouting coronavirus lockdown 09 Apr 2020 06:22 "I'm on my way to buy drugs, officer." That was just one of the reasons given to police in the past couple of days as officers clamped down on people who have been out and about. The government is calling on people to only leave their homes …
  • COVID-19 Update: Lowest Korean new case total since 20 February; Global infections near 1.5 million; ACI Europe moves commercial forum to December 09 Apr 2020 06:14 We start each day’s update with this message from DFS Group when the retailer reopened its stores in Macau on 20 February after a 13-day closure. Published in Chinese, it translates as: No winter can’t be passed No spring will not come South Korea These …
  • FD man wins $50K in lottery 09 Apr 2020 06:14 A Fort Dodge man won a $50,000 prize from the Iowa Lottery earlier this week. Monte Pringle, of Fort Dodge, won the third top prize in the Iowa Lottery’s “Fast Cash” scratch game. The winning ticket was purchased at Dale’s Corner Store, 231 Fifth Ave. N. …
  • On money and happiness 09 Apr 2020 06:08 An article was published on Yahoo! Finance on March 3, 2020 and on MSN.com around the same time. It was written by Alexandria Bova and presented by Gobankingrates.com. The article was about the amount of money it takes to be happy in each state. …
  • Farmers markets, fish markets disqualified as ‘essential’ in DC; store signs must tell shoppers to wear masks 09 Apr 2020 06:07 Under a new order from the mayor, farmers and fish markets in D.C. are no longer allowed to operate unless they get a waiver, and retail food sellers must inform customers that they need to wear a mask. Under a new order from the mayor, farmers and fish …
  • Plain Dealer cuts staff again 09 Apr 2020 06:00 CLEVELAND — Owners of The Plain Dealer newspaper in Cleveland laid off 22 more journalists and told the remaining 14 staffers they can no longer cover a large swath of the state. Those duties are being shifted instead to cleveland.com, a nonunion website …
  • Telling the story of people, not a bug 09 Apr 2020 05:58 The coronavirus pandemic of 2020 will go down in world history as one of the most important events of the 21st century. Our children’s children will learn about it in history class. College students will write essays on it. And one of the first place …
  • Working at home tests family atmosphere of morning shows 09 Apr 2020 05:58 NEW YORK (AP) — For all the planning that went into “CBS This Morning” putting on a broadcast with its anchors working remotely, no one thought about the pillow. It sat — slightly crookedly — on a chair behind Gayle King in the makeshift studio set up in …
  • Falls to wait on discount for commercial customers 09 Apr 2020 05:54 NEWTON FALLS — While residential customers are being offered a 30 percent discount on electric and water usage because of the COVID-19 pandemic, village officials by a 3-2 vote earlier this week decided to wait on offering the discount to commercial …
  • Track officials ponder alternative season 09 Apr 2020 05:46 Staff photo / John Vargo The Boardman High School track remains mostly empty these days, with spring sports on hold amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Local officials are wondering what options will surface if schools reopen in the near future. …
  • BREAKING: Essential services hours extended; no return to 24-hour curfew — Chastanet 09 Apr 2020 05:45  Share This On: PM Chastanet (file photo) (St. Lucia News Online) — Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has announced new developments regarding the new 10-hour curfew as the administration continues to activate survival methods amidst the novel coronavirus …
  • BREAKING NEWS: PM Chastanet reveals Saint Lucia’s COVID-19 stimulus package 09 Apr 2020 05:45  Share This On: PM Allen Chastanet Address to the nation on the Government of Saint Lucia’s response to COVID-19, Impact: Social Stabilization Programme (Phase 1) – April 8th, 2020 The outbreak of COVID-19 has created two crises: one is a health crisis and …
  • King Band cancelled 09 Apr 2020 05:42 The April 19 concert by the Karl L. King Municipal Band of Fort Dodge has been canceled due to the current health crisis. The Decker Auditorium, along with all other Iowa Central Community College facilities, has been closed to the public at least through …
  • Cleaning up to stop coronavirus 09 Apr 2020 05:42 -Messenger photo by Chad Thompson A stream of 409 multi-purpose cleaner douses a doorknob at The Messenger offices. According to the Webster County Health Department, frequently touched surfaces like doorknobs and light switches are good places to deep …
  • Eagle Grove officer helps deliver baby 09 Apr 2020 05:42 EAGLE GROVE — Aaron Carda has been a patrol officer in Eagle Grove for a little over a year. He’s certainly encountered his fair share of unique situations while on duty. A call in late February, though, wound up being the surprise of his career. On Feb. …
  • Finding the Easter spirit 09 Apr 2020 05:42 With most Easter holiday celebrations being called off over the continuing spread of the coronavirus, two families decided to try their best at showing their giving spirit. Todd and Amanda Baker of Baker Electric, their three children, and Dan and Sharie …
  • Nigerians React as Fire Guts Accountant General’s Office 09 Apr 2020 05:30 Hilarious reactions from Nigerians online have trailed the burning of the Accountant General’s Office at the Treasury House in Abuja earlier today. The fire started from the third floor of the building and burned all the offices in its path in an upward …
  • Insulin affordability deal finally reached 09 Apr 2020 05:26 It has been almost a year since talks on an insulin affordability bill in the Minnesota Legislature collapsed at the last minute. Ever since then, legislators on both sides of the aisle have been saying, “We should DO something about this!” They said it …
  • City facility closures extended 09 Apr 2020 05:23 NEW ULM — Following Gov. Tim Walz’s mandate to shelter in place until May 3, the City of New Ulm is extending the closure of City Hall, Public Library, Public Utilities, Street Department, Recreation Center, Civic Center, and the New Ulm Community Center. …
  • Bishop of New Ulm extends suspension of public masses through May 4 09 Apr 2020 05:23 NEW ULM – In consideration of Wednesday’s extended “Shelter In Place” order by Governor Walz, Bishop John M. LeVoir, bishop of the Catholic Diocese of New Ulm has extended the suspension of all public Masses in the diocese to Monday, May 4, as an effort to …
  • Council delays city manager eval because of virus 09 Apr 2020 05:23 NEW ULM — The New Ulm City Council Tuesday voted to delay the performance evaluation of City Manager Chris Dalton. The council was scheduled to enter a closed session to conduct the evaluations, but council President Charlie Schmitz wanted to postpone the …
  • Allina calls for more donations 09 Apr 2020 05:22 Equipment, money, food for caregivers MINNEAPOLIS — Allina Health is calling for more donated personal protection equipment, money to help caregivers pay their own bills, and food. The initial request for equipment was to have expired on April 5. “As we …
  • Baker’s start with Buckeyes 09 Apr 2020 05:08 EAST LIVERPOOL — As she navigates the next few months, Ohio State sophomore women’s track and field thrower, Lindsay Baker has one motto she’s going to keep in mind. “Control the controllable, that’s what I’m going to be thinking about,” said Baker, a 2017 …
  • Happy birthday, grandma! 09 Apr 2020 05:07 Cyrilla Portner celebrated her 90th birthday Wednesday. Originally, her family planned to celebrate her birthday on Saturday, but the shelter-in-place order forced the family to try something different. The alternative plan was for family to gather on her …
  • Ex-acting Navy secretary's trip to Guam cost $243,000 09 Apr 2020 05:02 A trip to Guam that led to the resignation of acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly cost $243,000, a Navy official said Wednesday. Modly resigned Tuesday, shortly after he took a 35-hour trip to the USS Theodore Roosevelt and upbraided the ship's …
  • Simonsen makes Division 2 All-State First Team 09 Apr 2020 04:44 Houghton's Brad Simonsen (23) shoots in front of Lake Linden-Hubbell's Mason Codere (12) on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Houghton, Mich. Simonsen became Houghton's all-time leading scorer with the basket. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette) …
  • COVID-19 Update: Polis Calls for Keeping the Faith as Deaths Hit 190 09 Apr 2020 04:37 During an April 8 press conference at the Governor's Residence at Boettcher Mansion, Governor Jared Polis juxtaposed grim statistics about nearly 200 deaths caused by the novel coronavirus with encouragement for people of faith, and their secular peers …
  • Community Needs Assessment addresses poverty within the county 09 Apr 2020 04:18 Chautauqua County has one of the highest poverty rates in the state of New York. The Community Needs Assessment, which is completed every three years by Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc., addresses the issues surrounding poverty. With over half of the renter …
  • BREAKING: NCDC confirms 22 new COVID-19 cases - TheCable 09 Apr 2020 04:16 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 22 new COVID-19 cases. The agency broke the news in a tweet on Wednesday evening. Of that figure, 15 were confirmed in Lagos, four in the federal capital territory (FCT), two in Bauchi and one in …
  • WNY COVID-19 Community Response Fund annonces grants totaling $4.5 million 09 Apr 2020 04:08 The Western New York COVID-19 Community Response Fund coordinated by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, Health Foundation for Western & Central New York, The John R. Oishei Foundation and the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County announced …
  • South Korea sees dip in new cases 09 Apr 2020 03:46 South Korea says it has reported 39 more cases of the coronavirus over the past 24 hours, in a continued slowdown of the virus outbreak in the Asian country. The Korea Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said the additional cases increased the …
  • Family shows up to see Grandma 09 Apr 2020 02:56 Photo by Krissie Waibel The family of Evie Martens of New Ulm came to visit her on Sunday at Ridgeway on 23rd. Martens, who has been on lockdown for two weeks, made her own sign to greet the family, who had to stay outside and wave through the window. …
  • Farmers markets no longer ‘essential’ in DC; food stores must post signs telling customers to wear masks 09 Apr 2020 02:23 Under a new order from the mayor, farmers and fish markets in D.C. are no longer allowed to operate unless they get a waiver, and retail food sellers must inform customers that they need to wear a mask. Under a new order from the mayor, farmers and fish …
  • BREAKING: Lands CS Farida Karoney personal assistant Jaques masea is DEAD 09 Apr 2020 02:15 By Milton Were Unconfirmed report indicate that a personal assistant to Lands cabinet secretary Farida Karoney one Mr Jacques Masea is dead. A reliable source who spoke to local media indicated that Masea aged 30 years was found unconscious in his house on …
  • Creative Easter egg hunts to continue 09 Apr 2020 02:00 While it’ll be a different type of Easter weekend than people are used to, there are some groups finding ways to have youth enjoy the traditional Easter egg hunts. (Submitted) While it will be a different type of Easter weekend than people are used to, …
  • 'Nine or 10' fines handed out for allegedly breaking emergency rules, premier says 09 Apr 2020 01:50 Officers across the province have handed out "nine or 10" fines to people who have allegedly violated the emergency declaration order, Premier Blaine Higgs said Tuesday. That number includes tickets handed out by RCMP, municipal police and …
  • Main Street Improvement Project Underway in Endicott and Endwell 09 Apr 2020 01:43 Work has started on a $2.9 million project to resurface and improve traffic flow on a section of Route 17C in the town of Union. The work will be done on East Main Street between Arthur Avenue in Endicott and Hooper Road in Endwell. Crews have been working …
  • Today's Coronavirus News Roundup: New Grants for Local Business, Sex During Covid, and School's Out for the Year 09 Apr 2020 01:41 Gov. Brown announces that Oregon schools will be out for the rest of the school year. Wirachai / iStock / Getty Images Plus Here's your daily roundup of all the local and national news about COVID-19. (Like our coverage? Please consider …
  • $130,000 in COVID-19 crisis funding announced 09 Apr 2020 01:26 A volunteer at the Chautauqua County Rural Ministry, prepares meals to go, a new model of service of the organization while the need to minimize contact between people continues. Nearly two weeks after the public launch of the Chautauqua County Crisis …
  • Using apostrophes is easy 09 Apr 2020 01:26 Mark Twain’s encounter with a particular foreign tongue inspired an essay called “The Awful German Language.” Welcome to a new feature of this column. We won’t call it “The Awful English Language.” Yet it will focus on challenges of English for all of us. …
  • Linda Tripp, central figure in the Clinton impeachment, dies at 70 09 Apr 2020 01:18 Linda Tripp, the former White House employee who became a key figure in the impeachment of President Bill Clinton, has died at age 70. Tripp, who was battling cancer, died Wednesday, according to her former attorney Joseph Murtha. Reports of Tripp's …
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking comments on draft plans for managing the historic Huron Island Light Station on Huron National Wildlife Refuge 09 Apr 2020 01:05 The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking public review and comments regarding a draft Cultural Resources Management Plan and draft Environmental Assessment for Lighthouse Island of the Huron National Wildlife Refuge in Lake Superior (Marquette County, …
  • Pakistani media just killed UK PM Boris Johnson; Dawn sees dusk for fake news 09 Apr 2020 00:55 Immunity Certificates and Passports in the UK A Pakistani news channel on Tuesday ran the news of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's death due to coronavirus infection, citing a fake BBC account on Twitter with just a handful of followers. Dawn News TV …
  • Breaking: Shah Rukh Khan's close friend Karim Morani tests positive for coronavirus 09 Apr 2020 00:54 Vidya Balan sweetly urges citizens to stay safe and be very careful and safe The novel coronavirus has made everyone's life come to a standstill. While most of us are safe under self-isolation, it is the Moranis who are bearing the brunt of this deadly …
  • Counseling Center and psychology professor provide helpful tips to maintain good mental health 09 Apr 2020 00:30 Cady Stribling Features Editor [email protected] Grant Dillard Contributing Writer [email protected] Even if not affected directly, the COVID-19 pandemic can be highly stressful for students, faculty and community members and take a toll …
  • Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Officials report 1,529 new known COVID-19 cases and 82 additional deaths, as state’s total infections top 15,000 since outbreak began 08 Apr 2020 23:52 Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s administration announced 1,529 new known cases of the coronavirus statewide, including 82 additional deaths. The number of deaths in Illinois now stands at 462 since the beginning of the epidemic, and the statewide known case …
  • During pandemic, New Bedford's Cable Access becomes a big part of teaching 08 Apr 2020 23:49 NEW BEDFORD — During the current global public health crisis, access to information seems more important than ever and the city's New Bedford Cable Access is doing its part to help keep residents informed and students learning. “We’ve been very busy,” …
  • Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reaches 895 08 Apr 2020 23:38  Bence Gaál  Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 10:00 The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Hungary has increased to 895, up from 817 yesterday, according to data by government coronavirus information site koronavirus.gov.hu. Image by Shutterstock.com All …
  • State wage support to be available from May 08 Apr 2020 23:37  MTI – Econews  Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 12:00 State wage support for companies where employees are working less because of the coronavirus pandemic will be paid for a period of three months from May, state secretary for economic strategy and regulation …
  • Compulsory inspections ordered in elderly care homes 08 Apr 2020 23:36  BBJ  Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 17:00 In some elderly care homes, healthcare has been “compromised”, therefore there will be compulsory inspections, Chief Medical Officer Cecília Müller said at the online press conference of the Operational Group, …
  • Two additional cases announced in Cattaraugus County 08 Apr 2020 23:04 Two more positive cases of COVID-19, including one involving a health-care worker, have been announced by the Cattaraugus County Health Department. The 11th case is a female resident who lives in the southeastern part of the county with no significant …
  • JPMorgan takes action against traders for using WhatsApp at work- Bloomberg News 08 Apr 2020 21:32 April 8 (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co, the largest U.S. bank, has taken action against more than a dozen traders for using WhatsApp at work, firing one and cutting bonuses for the rest, Bloomberg news reported here on Wednesday, citing people with …
  • BREAKING NEWS: 22 Fresh cases of coronavirus confirmed today, total now 276 08 Apr 2020 20:56 Nigeria today Twenty-two new cases of coronavirus. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Wednesday evening that fifteen of the cases are Lagos, four in FCT, two in Bauchi and one is Edo The new cases bring the total number to 276 in Nigeria …
  • Shortage of supplies pushes Herat to breaking point 08 Apr 2020 20:15 AT News KABUL: Health officials in western Herat province said that covid-19 diagnostic laboratory has been temporarily closed due to lack of medical facilities. The laboratory would remain closed until the new medical instruments to be provided. Head of …
  • BREAKING: Liverpool legend and teenage daughter in hospital after car crash 08 Apr 2020 19:06 Home | News | General | BREAKING: Liverpool legend and teenage daughter in hospital after car crash - John Arne Riise was involved in a motor accident along with his daughter - The incident occurred around 2am at Lerstad, around Alesund, in Norway - Both …
  • Breaking: 66-year-old man dies of COVID-19 in Lagos 08 Apr 2020 19:05 Home | News | General | Breaking: 66-year-old man dies of COVID-19 in Lagos The Lagos state government has disclosed that a 66-year-old Briton has died of coronavirus in the state. Professor Akin Abayomi, the Lagos state commissioner for health made this …
  • BREAKING: US senator Benie Sander ends presidential race 08 Apr 2020 19:01 Home | News | General | BREAKING: US senator Benie Sander ends presidential race - For Bernie Sanders, the US presidential race is over - Sanders announced his decision to suspend his campaign for the most respected political position in US - The Vermont …
  • Driver who was 'bored' caught breaking coronavirus lockdown after crashing into fence 08 Apr 2020 18:33 Former Adviser to Lady Thatcher Nile Gardiner joins Trace Gallagher to discuss how the United Kingdom has handled the coronavirus. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. A motorist in England who …
  • BREAKING NEWS: 3 new COVID-19 cases in NMI 08 Apr 2020 18:29 Three new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the CNMI, bringing the CNMI’s total confirmed case count to 11.   Of the three new COVID-19 cases, two are male, ages 45 and 53, and one is female, age 53. These cases are being closely monitored by …
  • Coronavirus: Boris Johnson 'improving' as intensive care treatment continues - BBC News 08 Apr 2020 18:25 Image caption Boris Johnson was moved to intensive care at St Thomas' Hospital in London on Monday Prime Minister Boris Johnson is "improving" after two nights in intensive care with coronavirus, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has said. Mr Johnson …
  • Jillian O’Brien Named News Director of KSBW Action News 8 08 Apr 2020 18:15 Jillian O’Brien Named News Director of KSBW Action News 8 KSBW is The #1-Rated News and Information Source on California’s Central Coast Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 10:51 AM PDT Apr 8, 2020 Jillian O’Brien, a former …
  • BREAKING NEWS – Rotarians lend helping hand to those in need 08 Apr 2020 18:07 Home News BREAKING NEWS – Rotarians lend helping hand to those in need Rotarian Richard Wilson on his way to deliver food to people in need. News Apr 08, 2020, 16:08 pm 622 Recognising the effect of the lockdown measures on people in need, members of the …
  • BREAKING NEWS – Commercial farmers sustain food chain 08 Apr 2020 18:07 Home News BREAKING NEWS – Commercial farmers sustain food chain Workers inside the pack house at Marlo Farms wear protective gloves and masks. News Apr 08, 2020, 16:06 pm 199 It is business as usual at major agricultural operations around the city and …
  • BREAKING NEWS – Rising against a virus one flag at a time 08 Apr 2020 18:07 Shabier Valjie gets to talk South African symbols with 4-year-old Riddhi Vallabh, recipient of one of the flags distributed by Hafiz Shaikh. A bunch of pre-schoolers from Bendor to Nirvana is in the forefront of a flag-bearing initiative that is seeing the …
  • BREAKING: Health Officials Report First COVID-19 Death In Lincoln 08 Apr 2020 17:37 Photo courtesy of 10/11 Now LINCOLN–(News Release/KFOR Apr. 18)–Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced today that one resident has died from COVID-19 in Lincoln.  LLCHD will have more …
  • State officials hold COVID-19 news conference 08 Apr 2020 17:20 State officials hold COVID-19 news conference Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 12:00 PM CDT Apr 8, 2020 Hide Transcript Show Transcript NEWS. >> A REMINDER YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS IS AVAILABLE EVERY EVENING ON CBS.COM. LET’S …
  • BREAKING NEWS: Guruve’s Tom Blomefield Dies | LIVE 08 Apr 2020 16:45 By A Correspondent| One of Zimbabwe’s top sculpture artists, Tom Blomefield, has died. He was 95. He Blomefield who spent nearly 100 years investing in people, is the founder of the Tengenenge Sculpture Community which is in Guruve. VIDEO LOADING BELOW.. …
  • BREAKING: FG consults national assembly, set to reduce 2020 budget 08 Apr 2020 16:45 Zainab Ahmed, the minister for finance, budget and national planning, is consulting the national assembly for the revisions to be made to the 2020 budget. Ahmed is currently meeting with the leadership of the national assembly with Clem Agba, the minister …
  • Breaking News:Sen. Bernie Sanders suspends his 2020 presidential campaign 08 Apr 2020 15:34 Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) ended his bid for the White House on Wednesday, effectively handing the Democratic nomination to former Vice President Joe Biden and ending hopes that a progressive challenger would take on President Donald Trump in November. …
  • BREAKING: Fire guts Accountant-General’s Office in Abuja 08 Apr 2020 15:34 Posted by African Examiner Featured, Latest News, News Wednesday, April 8th, 2020  (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – There was a fire outbreak on Wednesday at the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation, also known as the Treasury House, in Abuja. A staff of …
  • State officials to hold COVID-19 news conference at 11 a.m. 08 Apr 2020 14:50 You've been watching Governor Reynolds news conference. State officials to hold COVID-19 news conference at 11 a.m. Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 9:37 AM CDT Apr 8, 2020 Gov. Kim Reynolds will hold a news conference at 11: …
  • Friday News Roundup 08 Apr 2020 14:19 Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf announced on Friday that she's appointed former San Francisco transportation chief Edward Reiskin to be her city's new permanent city administrator. Reiskin worked for the city of Oakland many years ago as the assistant …
  • Why Arrest of T-Ball Playing Brighton Dad Became International News 08 Apr 2020 13:51 In talking about actions taken to address the COVID-19 outbreak, including a statewide stay-at-home order recently extended to April 26, Colorado Governor Jared Polis has repeatedly said that the virus isn't political. But the atmosphere around …
  • BREAKING: Fire guts Accountant-General’s Office 08 Apr 2020 12:38 There was a fire outbreak on Wednesday at the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation, also known as the Treasury House, in Abuja. A staff of the office, who preferred anonymity, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the fire started at about …
  • BREAKING:Lagos records another death from COVID-19 08 Apr 2020 12:17 A 66-year-old citizen of the United Kingdom has died of coronavirus in Lagos State. The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, announced this on his Twitter handle on Wednesday. He also confirmed that cases of coronavirus had increased to …
  • BREAKING: Lagos withdraws charges against Naira Marley, Gbadamosi 08 Apr 2020 12:16 The Lagos State Government has withdrawn charges against a musician, Azeez Fashola, alias Naira Marley, and a politician, Babatunde Gbadamosi. Naira Marley, Gbadamosi and his wife were charged before the Lagos State Magistrates’ Court in Ogba for attending …
  • Live Coronavirus US News and Updates 08 Apr 2020 10:47 New York region suffers record deaths, and small businesses struggle to secure loans. While New York area officials are seeing hopeful signs in a slowing rate of new coronavirus infections, mortality figures — a lagging indicator — have continued to rise. …
  • LIVE: North Wales News Wednesday April 8, 2020 08 Apr 2020 10:24 Welcome to North Wales Live's breaking news blog for April 8, 2020. We will be bringing you regular updates throughout the day of all the breaking news and sport from across North Wales. We will have pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the …
  • BREAKING- Coronavirus cases in Zimbabwe rise to 10 - Bulawayo24 News 08 Apr 2020 10:12 News / National by Mandla Ndlovu 06 Apr 2020 at 21:05hrs | Views Veteran journalist Elias Mambo has reported that Zimbabwe now has 10 confirmed #COVID19 cases. According to Mambo, the latest case is a 24-year-old female, a Harare resident who arrived …
  • Alfa Laval Launches Innovative Boundary-breaking Heat Transfer Technology for Heavy Industry Duties 08 Apr 2020 09:10 LUND, Sweden, April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alfa Laval - a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling - expands its range of compact heat exchangers for heavy industry applications. The new Alfa Laval Compabloc+, which …

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