Raptors Daily: NBA considering a charity game

Host William Lou provides a daily summary of how COVID-19 is affecting the Raptors and the NBA at large, including a potential charity game.
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Where are the tests?

The US got a late start providing coronavirus tests, amid CDC stumbles in their development, and now manufacturing lags as the crisis--and outrage--grows, writes Dwayne Briening, MD, of Northwell Health Labs. Testing capabilities will ramp up quickly and steadily in the next two weeks as new, accurate, quality controlled tests come off the manufacturing line, he predicts.
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Canada: COVID-19: Commercial Leasing Considerations - WeirFoulds LLP

The coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that can cause illnesses ranging from the common cold to more serious respiratory infections. COVID-19 is a form of coronavirus that causes a ...
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Canada: Special Measures Implemented For Certain Foreign Nationals And Immigration Applicants Affected By COVID-19 - Dentons

As coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to spread globally, applicants for Canadian immigration...
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See how volunteers are helping seniors cope

Volunteers around the country are providing social support for the elderly to decrease feelings of fear and isolation.
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Here's how you can help the elderly cope with coronavirus fears

Volunteers around the country are providing social support for the elderly to decrease feelings of fear and isolation.
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Mainland China says are there no new locally transmitted coronavirus cases for the first time since the pandemic began late last year

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New research: Undetected infections may have driven 'rapid dissemination'

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Cuomo on outbreak: Trump isn't built for dealing with this

CNN's Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon react to the global coronavirus pandemic, discussing the current problems with testing.
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United States: U.S. Department Of Education Provides COVID-19 Guidance For Colleges And Universities - Hogan Lovells

On 5 March 2020, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) published an electronic announcement to provide guidance on compliance with federal student financial aid (Title IV) requirements
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Hong Kong: Don't Panic, Stay Calm: Legal Strategies For Addressing Coronavirus Phishing Scams In Hong Kong - Mayer Brown

As COVID-19 or "coronavirus" spreads around the world, so are phishing scams or the infection of computer systems with malware through phishing emails and websites that appear to be related to ...
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European Union: 10 Things You Need To Know About The EU White Paper On Artificial Intelligence - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

The European Union (EU) has published proposals for the regulation of Artificial Intelligence (AI), with potentially far-reaching implications both for users and developers worldwide.
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United States: New Antidumping And Countervailing Duty Petitions On Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet From Eighteen Countries - Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

On March 9, 2020, a group of American aluminum producers, including Aleris Rolled Products, Inc., Arconic, Inc., ...
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How coronavirus is killing off global air travel

Qantas becomes the latest airline to scrap international flights as demand dries up during pandemic.
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Wuhan Reports No New Infections For First Time

But the rest of China had 34 new confirmed cases on Wednesday, the country’s National Health Commission said.
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Wuhan Reports No New Coronavirus Infections For First Time

But the rest of China had 34 new confirmed cases on Wednesday, the country’s National Health Commission said.
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First virus death in Sub-Saharan Africa as WHO warns 'prepare for worst'

Sub-Saharan Africa has recorded its first COVID-19 death, a high-ranking politician in Burkina Faso, as the head of the World Health Organisation urged the continent to "prepare for the worst". "Africa should wake up," Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a news conference in Geneva on Wednesday, pointing out that "in other countries, we have seen how the virus actually accelerates after a certain tipping point". Africa has lagged behind the global curve for coronavirus infections and deaths, but i...
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Federal prison employees criticize outbreak response

The virus was first found in the federal prison system on Wednesday when two Bureau of Prison staff members tested positive for COVID-19.
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Qantas halts all international flights as coronavirus restrictions tighten

Qantas Airways is canceling all international flights, after the Australian government told citizens to avoid any overseas travel in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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Qantas halts all international flights

Qantas Group is halting all international flights after the Australian government told citizens to avoid overseas travel because of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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Canada: Coronavirus – A Preparedness And Response Guide For Canadian Businesses - McMillan LLP

by Waël Rostom, Tim Murphy, Dave McKechnie, Robert Wisner, Jeff Gebert, Laura Giesbrecht
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United States: Firm Wins Dismissal Of Employment Discrimination Case For L‑3 And Vertex Aerospace - Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Hughes Hubbard scored a victory for L-3 Communications and its then-subsidiary Vertex Aerospace when a New York federal court granted the sixth-largest global defense contractor's ...
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Brady deal could make Bucs relevant; ticket demand spikes

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers enter free agency with expectations of signing Tom Brady and bolstering a defense that will be one of the keys to helping the six-time Super Bowl champion quarterback be successful with his new team. There's been no official announcement on Brady joining the Bucs after 20 seasons with the New England Patriots. Tampa Bay ranked 30th among 32 teams in home attendance, averaging 51,898 per game last season.
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Test shortage: Doctors sound alarm over Covid-19 testing

Medical officials say there is a shortage of testing supplies and other materials needed to conduct the Covid-19 tests. CNN's Drew Griffin reports.
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Coronavirus: Air pollution and CO2 fall rapidly as virus spreads

Some regions show significant drops in air pollutants as the coronavirus hits work and travel.
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Democrats sue over Wisconsin election as state debates next steps

Wisconsin Democrats asked a federal court Wednesday to block voting laws that Democrats say force individuals to make an "untenable choice" between their safety and the right to vote as the coronavirus outbreak spreads in the US.
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Coronavirus: Asian nations face second wave of imported cases

South Korea, China and Singapore all report a rise in cases as people start arriving back home.
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United States: New York Federal Court Approves Employees' $1.8 Million Slice In EEOC "Onionhead" Religion Discrimination Lawsuit - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

In an EEOC-initiated religious discrimination suit involving an employer's alleged imposition of "Onionhead" religious practices, ...
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Warning sounded over Coalition's use of alternative financing for major projects

Parliamentary budget office points to risk to government’s fiscal position, particularly amid coronavirus falloutThe Parliamentary Budget Office has warned a growing percentage of government spending is becoming harder to scrutinise because of the increased use of alternative financing arrangements for major projects, rather than direct payments.The PBO warned in a report released on Thursday, as the Morrison government prepared a second round of economic stimulus, that if the trend continued wi...
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