Savannah Guthrie will host 'Today' show at home with 'sore throat' amid coronavirus pandemic

"Today" host Savannah Guthrie will anchor the morning show from her basement on Wednesday because she has a "sore throat."         [Author: USA TODAY]
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United States: CFIUS Filing Fee Rule Proposed - Squire Patton Boggs LLP

On Monday, March 9, 2020, the US Department of the Treasury's (the Treasury) proposed rule for filing fees applicable to notice filings with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United State
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Senators player tests positive for COVID-19

The first case of coronavirus in the NHL has been found with the Senators.
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'This is the first time NASA has been in this situation:' NASA is forcing nearly all 17,000 of its staff to work from home after coronavirus cases appear at 2 space centers

"All employees and contractors will move to mandatory telework until further notice," NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine said Tuesday.
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IMF denies Venezuela emergency aid to help fight coronavirus

The International Monetary Fund has rejected Venezuela's request for a $5 billion loan to help it cope with the coronavirus pandemic. Venezuela became the first country to request an emergency loan from the IMF on Tuesday and there are international concerns that its ravaged economy and public services will not cope with the spread of the virus. However, the IMF rebuffed the request, claiming a lack of certainty over the legitimacy of President Nicolas Maduro's government. "Unfortunately...
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Victory Is Out of Reach, but Sanders Isn’t Going Anywhere

Joe Biden went into Primary Day with two things: confidence and considerably more delegates than Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). By Tuesday evening, he left with more of both. After sweeping the primaries in Florida, Illinois, and Arizona, the former vice president had a nearly insurmountable lead needed to win the Democratic nomination, crossing over halfway to 1,991 delegates. “Americans in three states went to the polls today,” Biden said in his remarks after two contests had been called in his f...
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Indonesia rations purchases of staples, eyes fuel price cuts

Indonesian police have ordered retailers to ration purchases of staple foods to contain panic buying amid a spike in coronavirus cases in the Southeast Asian country, while the president weighed up a cut in fuel prices to reflect tumbling oil prices. Indonesians have been stocking up on basic necessities, as well as medical supplies, since President Joko Widodo announced the first confirmed cases of the disease in the world's fourth most populous country on March 2. Shops have seen long queues...
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Can you leave home with 'shelter-in-place' order in effect during coronavirus crisis? Yes, under certain circumstances.

The San Francisco Bay Area is under a shelter-in-place order, and New York City's mayor is considering ordering the same thing. What does that mean?         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Canada: Going The Distance… Or Not: How Holding Virtual Agms Can Help Canadian Issuers Navigate The COVID-19 Crisis - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

In a recent blog post published in September 2019, we discussed the slow adoption of virtual annual general meetings of shareholders (AGM) in Canada.
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How To Help Your Community During The Coronavirus Outbreak

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The coronavirus outbreak is forcing many Californians indoors for the time being, leaving some feeling helpless. Here are some ways to help your community during this uncertain time: Volunteer With Meals On Wheels  The state has directed all residents over the age of 65 to stay indoors, and the Governor is asking those vulnerable seniors to get their meals delivered to their homes, urging them to contact their local Meals on Wheels organization. Find your local Meals on Whe...
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British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert not reported among prisoners freed among coronavirus fears

Uncertainty over Moore-Gilbert’s fate as 85,000 prisoners temporarily let out over coronavirus fears• Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe freed temporarily from Iranian prison British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert has not been reported among the 85,000 prisoners temporarily released from Iranian jails out of fear coronavirus could sweep through the country’s overcrowded prisons.As the Iranian government struggling to contain an exponential rise in Covid-19 cases – currently the country has 16,00...
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Scott Morrison had a tough message to deliver – our lives have changed. This time he got it right | Katharine Murphy

By laying out the arguments about the coronavirus pandemic the prime minister is telling voters that there are no perfect choicesThere needs to be an overt caveat placed on all political commentary at the moment. Given how rapidly events are changing, and given we are all enduring circumstances well outside any recent frame of reference, we can only snapshot particular moments in time.Let me be clear. It is dumb, and counterproductive for people like me, the first draft of history people, to blo...
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United States: Coronavirus Questions? California Administrative Agencies Have Answers! - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

The Department of Labor Standards and Enforcement, the Employment Development Department, and CalOSHA now have FAQs addressing how the COVID-19. coronavirus affects California businesses.
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Mnuchin Reportedly Warned Senators Of 20% U.S. Unemployment Without Coronavirus Rescue

A Treasury official said the sec. was not providing a forecast but trying to illustrate the potential risks of inaction.
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Coronavirus: 'Aggressive' action needed in South East Asia, says WHO

It comes as many countries in the region have been slow in responding to the outbreak.
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2020 NFL Free Agency Grades: Tom Brady to Bucs gets an 'A,' while Colts get 'B+' for Philip Rivers addition

The Colts, 49ers and Raiders also earn high marks for keeping key players
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As Biden cruises toward the Democratic nomination, which VP pick can help him beat Trump?

Biden must weigh who can help him win, who is simpatico with him, who has the broadest appeal and who could be called on to take over.
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Virus forces French Open delay; US Open switch 'possibility'

The French Open was postponed for about four months because of the coronavirus pandemic, shifting from May to September and juggling the tennis calendar. In the statement announcing the move, federation President Bernard Giudicelli described it as ''a difficult yet brave decision in this unprecedented situation.'' Later, in a conference call with reporters, Giudicelli acknowledged the other Grand Slam tournaments and the men's and women's professional tours were inf...
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Biden Sweeps Three States and Takes Commanding Lead, as Virus Reshapes American Politics

With a broad coalition, Joseph R. Biden Jr. defeated Bernie Sanders in Florida, Illinois and Arizona, in a rout that could add to pressure on Mr. Sanders to end his campaign.
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Nevada governor orders statewide shutdown of hotels, casinos, nonessential businesses

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak has ordered the statewide shutdown of all casinos and other nonessential businesses in Nevada starting noon Wednesday.         [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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Roll the tape: Don Lemon says Trump is gaslighting you

As coronavirus cases in the US continue to grow, CNN's Don Lemon argues that President Donald Trump has been politicizing the pandemic since the beginning.
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Brits blame the UK government as coronavirus fears rise

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson ramped up the country's response to the novel coronavirus pandemic after a weekend of confusion in the UK. The policy shift comes after Johnson's initial response came under public criticism. CNN's Phil Black reports.
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Biden again forms a winning coalition

Voters in Arizona, Florida and Illinois went to the polls Tuesday at a time when state and local officials are clearly conflicted about the ethics of asking Americans to leave their homes as many are anxious and self-isolating in an effort to slow the movement of novel coronavirus.
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United States: Senate Democrats Introduce Legislation To Ban Certain App Features And Types Of Advertising Aimed At Children Online - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

On Thursday, March 5, Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced the Kids Internet Design and Safety (KIDS) Act...
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Biden wins Arizona. His delegate lead is nearly insurmountable.

Tonight's results: Illinois | Florida | Arizona
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Understanding India’s plan to create a National Social Registry

Imagine if government databases could track when you moved cities, changed jobs, bought property, got married, or basically had any kind of social life. The Indian government is in the final stages of creating a National Social Registry — “an all-encompassing, auto-updating, searchable database” that can track every aspect of Indians’ lives, HuffPost India reported on […] ...
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Coronavirus: Renters 'need more help' in UK's plans

The government's latest £350bn financial package does not do enough for some groups, chancellor told.
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Are Voters ‘Essential Personnel’ During a Pandemic?

Participating in a healthy democracy isn’t supposed to be at odds with staying healthy. Today it is.
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Biden wins latest Democratic primaries, building formidable lead over Sanders – live

Former vice-president takes Arizona, Florida and IllinoisSanders proposes $2,000 monthly payments for coronavirus reliefCoronavirus – latest updatesDemocratic primaries results – follow the votesSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 3.15am GMT Joe Biden has been declared the winner of the Arizona primary, completing his three-state sweep tonight.Biden is leading Bernie Sanders by 39 points in Florida and 23 points in Illinois, meaning his victories tonight will s...
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