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Philippine capital plans curfew as coronavirus deaths, infection tally spike

Manila announced nighttime curfews on Saturday and urged shopping malls to close for one month, in a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus, as the Philippines reported its eighth death and the largest single-day increase in confirmed cases. The Philippines' health department on Saturday confirmed three new fatalities, including a patient in southern Philippines, bringing the total number of deaths to eight. It also reported 34 new confirmed cases, bringing the total to 98.
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Preparing for the coronavirus: Shoppers are finding empty shelves, long lines at stores nationwide

The spread of the COVID-19 pandemic is leading stores to sell out of hand sanitizer, canned food, fresh food, toilet paper and cleaning supplies.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump is pledging to speed up coronavirus testing by bringing together leaders from Walmart, CVS, LabCorp

President Trump has tapped business leaders to help speed up coronavirus testing. We talked with one of them: Kyle Armbrester from Signify Health.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Trump, Signify Health, Kyle Armbrester, Walmart CVS LabCorp


Florida Woman Stabs Her 81-Year-Old Mom to Death, Hides Body in Garage

A Florida woman has been arrested for first-degree murder after stabbing her 81-year-old mother to death and hiding the body in the elder woman’s garage. 38-year-old Crystal Kohler was taken into police custody on Monday (Mar. 9) after her mother, Carmelina Kohler, was reported missing. The following Tuesday, Crystal confessed to killing her mom and was charged with murder and grand theft auto. Crystal and Carmelina were scheduled to go to a nail salon appointment on Monday at 2 p.m. However, Cr...
Tags: Florida, Murder, Crime, News, Stabbing, Tennessee, Jazz, Crystal, Kohler, Wilhelm, Indian River County Florida, Family Violence, Carmelina, Matt Wilhelm, Carmelina Kohler, Crystal Kohler


A third person who visited Trump's Mar-a-Lago club over the weekend has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus

Brazil's Chargé d'Affaires Ambassador Nestor Forster became the third person who visited Mar-a-Lago to test positive for the novel coronavirus.
Tags: News, Brazil, Charge, Trump, Nestor Forster


China's imported coronavirus cases rise as local infections drop again

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The number of new coronavirus cases imported into mainland China from overseas surpassed the number of locally transmitted new infections for the first time on Friday, according to data released by the National Health Commission. Mainland China had 11 new confirmed cases on Friday, up from eight cases a day earlier, but only four of those - all in the virus epicenter of Hubei province - were locally transmitted, according to the data released on Saturday. The other...
Tags: News, China, Beijing, United States, Italy, Shanghai, Reuters, BEIJING SHANGHAI, Hubei Province, Gansu, National Health Commission Mainland China


Report: Raptors' Ibaka tests negative for coronavirus after guarding Gobert

The entire Toronto Raptors travel party was tested for COVID-19. All results that have come back so far are negative.
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Matthew Slater signs two-year deal to remain with Patriots

Matthew Slater, the son of Hall of Famer Jackie Slater, has been a member of the Patriots since 2008. According to ESPN.com, Slater has agreed to terms on a two-year deal with the Patriots. The deal reportedly is similar to Slater's prior contract, which averaged $2.6 million per year.
Tags: News, Espn, American Football, Slater, Matthew Slater, Famer Jackie Slater


NFL free agency: 49ers should target these five offensive players

Veteran wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is the 49ers' top offensive free agent. Sanders should be one of the top receivers on the NFL free-agent market, which unofficially begins Monday with the two-day opening negotiating period before the new league year starts on Wednesday. Dallas' Amari Cooper is the top receiver scheduled for free agency.
Tags: News, NFL, Dallas, Amari Cooper, Sanders, Emmanuel Sanders


Delanie Walker could be just what the Bears need at tight end

In an ideal world, the Chicago Bears wouldn't be searching for a tight end this offseason. Instead, Trey Burton, their prized free-agent from 2018, should be the athletic playmaker who's scoring touchdowns and racking up yardage consistent with his $8 million-per-year salary. Burton has just six touchdowns after two seasons in Chicago, and none of them came in 2019.
Tags: News, Chicago, Chicago Bears, Burton, Delanie Walker, Trey Burton


Trump’s Chernobyl

Thirty-four years ago in Moscow I watched the government mishandle a disaster. Why does it feel like it was just yesterday?
Tags: News, China, Gorbachev, United States, Epidemics, Moscow, Radiation, Chernobyl, Trump, Nuclear Energy, Cold War Era, USSR (Former Soviet Union, Mikhail S, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Li Wenliang


Joe Biden Goes Digital. It Could Have Gone, Um, Smoother.

“Am I on camera?” Mr. Biden asked as technical glitches disrupted a virtual town hall event with voters in Illinois. But that’s the new paradigm for campaigning amid a national health crisis.
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Biden, Illinois, Sanders, Democratic Party, Bernard, Computers and the Internet, United States Politics and Government, Primaries and Caucuses, Joseph R Jr, Presidential Election of 2020, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Fox Business Benches Trish Regan After Outcry Over Coronavirus Comments

The host of “Trish Regan Primetime” told viewers this week that concerns about the coronavirus were “yet another attempt to impeach the president.”
Tags: News, Fox Business, Regan, Trish, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Trish Regan Primetime (TV Program


Warriors organization pledges $1 million to aid arena employees during coronavirus shutdown

Warriors ownership, players and coaches pledged $1 million to a relief fund to aid Chase Center employees adversely impacted by the NBA shutdown.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Nba, Usa Today, Chase Center


Coronavirus cruise cancellations: Royal Caribbean, Princess, Disney suspend operations

Royal Caribbean is suspending its U.S. operations at midnight Saturday, the company said, joining other cruise companies in response to coronavirus.
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Italians in China caught between two epidemics

Sara Platto's mother in Italy called her "crazy" for staying in Wuhan even as the virus-hit city was quarantined in January. Platto, who lives with her 12-year-old son at the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, rejected four offers of evacuation from the Italian government after refusing to abandon her two cats and deciding it was safe enough to stay in China. "It's not Ebola," Platto, who works at Jiangnan University, told AFP.
Tags: News, China, Italy, Wuhan, Sara Platto, Jiangnan University


Trump says he takes no responsibility for early testing failures

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China’s ‘Mulan’ Fans Welcome News Of Release Delay

“Mulan” fans in mainland China on Friday welcomed the news that Disney will postpone the global release of the new live-action blockbuster, happy that they’ll likely now get the chance to see the film in theaters in sync with the rest of the world.  The new “Mulan” was scheduled to release worldwide outside of China, […]
Tags: Asia, News, China, Disney, Global, Mulan, Gong Li, Liu Yifei, Coronavirus


Marysville Daycare Co-Owner Facing Life In Prison For Child Molestation Case

MARYSVILLE (CBS13) — A Marysville daycare owner could be sentenced to life in prison for molesting children who attended his wife’s daycare. Luis Herrejon, 46, was arrested on April 17, 2019, for multiple child molestation charges. About a year prior to his arrest, a report was filed with the Marysville Police Department alleging Herrejon had sexually molested a child at the in-home daycare he owned with his wife, Leonor Family Child Care. Despite investigations last year by both the state dayca...
Tags: News, Local, Syndicated Local, Marysville, Marysville Police Department, Leonor, Marysville News, Marysville Daycare Co Owner Facing Life In Prison, Luis Herrejon, Herrejon


De Blasio Stays Firm on Keeping N.Y.C. Schools Open as Outbreak Spreads

Attendance plunged in New York City schools and the number of coronavirus cases climbed above 400.
Tags: News, Subways, New York City, New York State, Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Jared Kushner Collected Crowdsourced COVID-19 Advice Via Facebook For White House

Not terribly reassuring amid the growing coronavirus pandemic.
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Universal Music’s Los Angeles Offices Closed After Employee Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Universal Music Group’s home offices in Santa Monica, Calif., were evacuated Friday after an employee tested positive for the coronavirus. All staffers were directed to leave the buildings “in an orderly manner,” although the discovery was made toward the end of the day and a source tells Variety that most of the staff had either […]
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Variety, Santa Monica Calif, Universal Music Group, Universal Music


Major cruise lines suspending operations at US ports for 30 days over coronavirus pandemic

More than 50 cruise lines are suspending operations to and from US ports for 30 days due to the "unprecedented situation" of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a cruise line trade association.
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Major cruise lines suspending operations at US ports for 30 days

More than 50 cruise lines are suspending operations to and from US ports for 30 days due to the "unprecedented situation" of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a cruise line trade association.
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