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  Story 33 -   Monday March 30, 2020
Trump says of N.Y. Gov. Cuomo: 'I wouldn't mind running against Andrew'

WASHINGTON â?? President Donald Trump said Monday that he wouldnâ??t mind running against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for president, adding that he thought Cuomo would make a better candidate than former Vice President Joe Biden.

In an interview on Fox News, Trump was asked to react to speculation that Cuomo would be a better candidate for the Democrats.

â??If he's going to run, that's fine," Trump said. "I wouldn't mind ...


  Story 32 -   Monday March 30, 2020
Trump is self-isolating at his safe space: Fox News

President Trump's go-to move in a crisis is always the same: to call Fox News.

On Monday morning he called into "Fox & Friends," one of his most reliable sources of support, and praised his own response to the pandemic.
It was Trump's third interview on Fox in the past week, and it was more of the same: He talked for 54 minutes with hardly a tough question or assertive follow-up.

If the ratings-conscious presi ...


  Story 31 -   Monday March 30, 2020
Microsoft Cloud Demand Soars; United Technologies' Merger Almost Complete

The stock market was staging a small rally on Monday morning, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES:^DJI) up 1.2% at 11 a.m. EDT. Over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump extended social distancing guidelines through the end of April, signaling that the novel coronavirus pandemic won't be over anytime soon.

There are now at least 140,000 confirmed cases of the virus in the United States, and over 2,500 people have died, ...


  Story 30 -   Monday March 30, 2020
French Fire Crews Swap Hoses for Masks to Fight Coronavirus

STRASBOURG, FRANCE (Reuters) - French fire crews accustomed to attending road traffic accidents and putting out fires are adapting to a new line of work -- first responders in the fight against coronavirus.

With the French healthcare system under massive strain from the numbers of people sick with the virus, firefighters are being asked to help more than usual.

In the region around Strasbourg in eastern France -- site of one the ...


  Story 29 -   Monday March 30, 2020
US extends coronavirus guidelines, Olympics set new date

The country will not be open by Easter, President Donald Trump conceded on Sunday, as the White House extended its coronavirus social distancing guidelines until at least the end of April.

The decision came as the coronavirus statistics from the United States are increasingly grim: More than 140,00 cases nationwide and more than 2,500 deaths as of March 29. New York state alone has recorded more than 59,500 cases and more than 1,000 dea ...


  Story 28 -   Monday March 30, 2020
Facebook Pledges $100 Million To Aid News Outlets Hit Hard By Pandemic

Facebook says it's dedicating $100 million to prop up news organizations pummeled by the financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Just two weeks ago, the company announced it would devote $1 million to aid local newsrooms in the U.S. and Canada covering the crisis. It turns out, Facebook was already thinking about giving far more.

"All these journalists are working around the clock under very difficult circumstances to ...


  Story 27 -   Saturday March 28, 2020
Army Corps of Engineers working to convert McCormick Place into a 3,000-bed coronavirus hospital by April 24

McCormick Place will be converted into Illinoisâ?? first field hospital to handle 3,000 coronavirus patients as the state braces for a possible surge in cases in the coming weeks, officials said.

â??Weâ??re not waiting for the worst. Weâ??re preparing ourselves for the worst,â?쳌 Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Saturday at his daily briefing.

The governorâ??s remarks came a day after Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General Lt. Gen. Tod ...


  Story 26 -   Saturday March 28, 2020
Oregon Officials Estimate Social Distancing Effects; Transit Reduced

Oregon has 415 known cases of the novel coronavirus as of Friday afternoon, according to state and local health officials.

The actual number of cases is believed to be higher given the lack of tests available.

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The Oregon Health Authority announced 98 new diagnosed cases across 16 counties Friday and one additional death.
The state has 12 k ...


  Story 25 -   Saturday March 28, 2020
Coronavirus in Oregon: 98 new cases in last day brings state tally to 414

Oregon state and county health officials Friday reported nearly 100 new coronavirus cases, marking the largest increase of infections in a single day and bringing the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state to 414.

The Oregon Health Authority also reported the state’s 12th death linked to t ...


  Story 24 -   Saturday March 28, 2020
What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation

Editorâ??s note: This was a live account of updates from Saturday, March 28, as events unfolded. Click here to find the latest extended coverage of the outbreak of the coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2; the illness it causes, COVID-19; and its effects on the Seattle area, the Pacific Northwest and the world.

President Donald Trump signed into law an unprecedented $2.2 trillion aid package Friday, which will speed up government payments to ...


  Story 23 -   Friday March 27, 2020
Stocks open big drop on Wall Street after a big 3-day rally

"The key at this point is getting a handle on the spread of the virus so that then we can start to think about what (economic) growth looks like for the remainder of the year," said Willie Delwiche, investment strategist at Baird.

The push to deliver financial relief is taking on more urgency as the outbreak continues to widen. The number of cases in the U.S. has now surpassed those in China and Italy, climbing to more than 86,000 known ...


  Story 22 -   Friday March 27, 2020
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson testing positive for the coronavirus

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will now self-isolate.

Johnson announced the news in a video clip posted on Twitter on Friday morning.

â??Boris Johnson #StayHomeSaveLives (@BorisJohnson) March 27, 2020 ...

  Story 21 -   Friday March 27, 2020
US has most known coronavirus cases worldwide, but just the beginning of the battle

(CNN)The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States topped 101,000 on Friday as infections quickly spread to new areas of the country.


  Story 20 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
Mexicans demand crackdown on Americans crossing the border

Mexican protesters have shut a US southern border crossing amid fears that untested American travellers will spread coronavirus.

Residents in Sonora, south of the US state of Arizona, have promised to block traffic into Mexico for a second day after closing a checkpoint for hours on Wednesday.

They wore face masks and held signs telling Americans to "stay at home".

Mexico has fewer than 500 confirmed Covid-19 cases and the ...


  Story 19 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
Police to enforce virus lockdown with fines

People who do not comply with social distancing rules in Scotland could be fined by the police, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.

Emergency legislation has been passed at Westminster to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Ms Sturgeon said it meant Police Scotland could have new powers as early as today to enforce social distancing.

There have now been 894 confirmed cases of the virus in Scotland, with 25 people having d ...


  Story 18 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
Coronavirus: Man planning to bomb Missouri hospital killed, FBI says

A man suspected of planning to attack a hospital treating coronavirus cases in the US state of Missouri died after a shootout with the FBI, officials say.

The confrontation happened as agents tried to arrest the 36-year-old in the city of Belton as part of a domestic terrorism investigation, the FBI said.

Officials said the man was motivated by racist and anti-government beliefs.

He had allegedly considered a range of targ ...


  Story 17 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
Spain reports 655 deaths in a day: Coronavirus updates

US reports more than 82,400 COVID-19 cases as Italy's death toll surges past 8,000.

by Kate Mayberry & Usaid Siddiqui
26 Mar 2020 22:28 GMT
The United States now has more coroanvirus cases than any other country with over 82,400, according to Johns Hopkins University.

There were more than 81,700 known cases in China and 80,500 in Italy.

Over 120,000 people worldwide have recovered from COVID-19, while mor ...


  Story 16 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
Can Oregon's Best Salespeople Convince Residents To Stay Home?

ast weekend, Oregonians ignored warnings from top officials to stay indoors. Will the stateâ??s preeminent sloganeers have more luck?

In a bid to impress the seriousness of the coronavirus pandemic on residents, Gov. Kate Brownâ??s office is working with high-profile ad firm Wieden+Kennedy to craft a messaging campaign anticipated to roll out in coming days.

The firm â?? perhaps best known for bestowing â??Just do itâ?쳌 on Nike i ...


  Story 15 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
Gov. Kate Brown Speaks In-Depth About Oregon's COVID-19 Response

Q&A with Oregon Gov. Kate Brown
Dave Miller: Kate Brown joins me now to talk about tough decisions during a pandemic, where we are right now, and where we are headed. Governor Brown, thanks for taking the time to talk to us, and welcome back.

Gov. Kate Brown: Thank you Dave, just delighted to be with you this afternoon.

Miller: So, first of all, can you tell our listeners once again â?? some people may not have heard t ...


  Story 14 -   Thursday March 26, 2020
UK coronavirus home testing to be made available to millions

Millions of 15-minute home coronavirus tests are set to be available on the high street or for Amazon delivery to people self-isolating, according to Public Health England (PHE), in a move that could restore many peopleâ??s lives to a semblance of pre-lockdown normality.

Prof Sharon Peacock, the director of the national infection service at PHE, told MPs on the science and technology committee that mass testing in the UK would be possib ...



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