Coronavirus live updates: Trump calls for houses of worship to open; car rental giant Hertz files for bankruptcy

Memorial Day travel projections are weak. Trump says churches are essential. NBA Hall of Famer hospitalized with COVID-19. Friday's coronavirus news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Gilligan Goes Home: Sea Lion Rescued From Highway Returns To Ocean After Rehab Stint

SAUSALITO (CBS13) – A sea lion that was rescued from the highway near Lathrop earlier this week has been released back into the ocean after spending four days in rehab in Sausalito, the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office announced on Facebook. The sea lion named Gilligan spent four days in the care of the Marine Mammal Center’s Sausalito hospital after being rescued from a stretch of Interstates 5 and 205 on Sunday. Officials said Gilligan was released back into the ocean at Rodeo Beach in the ...
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Analysis: What Biden said was outrageous. But, some say, so was the reaction

He once called Barack Obama, "articulate, bright and clean." He boasted about his working relationship with segregationist senators.
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Wikipedia sets new rule to combat “toxic behaviour”

Female and LGBTQ editors of the online encyclopaedia have complained of harassment.
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Concept of NHL's proposal to resume play is approved by players' association

The NHL Players' Assn. on Friday approved the concept of the league's proposal to resume play and complete the 2019-20 season. Talks will continue on key points.
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Coronavirus Survivor Thanks Medical Staff After 64 Days In The Hosptial

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — After 64 days in the hospital battling COVID-19, 61-year old Tom Norberg is counting his blessings. “I’m one of the lucky ones, I survived,” he said. Tom got sick in March with what doctors initially diagnosed as pneumonia, but Tom soon realized his symptoms were getting worse. “I was having trouble breathing and we called 911, and the last thing I remember was the firemen in the house saying, ‘Can you walk to the stretcher?’ And it’s pretty much a blur after that,” Tom said...
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Covid commission boss Nev Power steps back at gas company amid conflict of interest concerns

The Morrison government commission has promoted gas as a key way to boost the economy after the coronavirus crisisThe head of the Morrison government commission tasked with coming up with plans to revitalise the economy after the coronavirus crisis, Nev Power, is to step aside from his position as deputy chairman of a gas company over conflict of interest concerns.“Because of the perceptions of conflict of interest he has stepped back from participating in board meetings and will not participate...
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Detroit police arrest a suspect in nursing home attack captured on video

A 20-year-old man is facing assault and battery charges after a video surfaced of him attacking a 75-year-old man at a nursing home in Detroit, police said.
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Coronavirus live news: China reports no new cases as Australia death toll rises to 102

US president says worship ‘essential’ and orders governors to act, Muslims worldwide prepare for Eid; blame game in Australia over jobkeeper scheme mistakeTrump orders governors to allow places of worship to reopen | US newsMan in his 60s died in Victoria taking Australia’s Covid-19 death toll to 102Hydroxychloroquine: Trump’s ‘cure’ increases deaths, global study findsCoronavirus latest: at a glance 4.19am BST To recap the latest news from around the world over the past few hours: 4.07am ...
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Wilson Jerman, Longtime White House Butler, Dies at 91

Mr. Jerman started working as a cleaner for President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1957 and retired in 2012 as an elevator operator for President Barack Obama.
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Pakistan plane crash survivor: 'All I could see was smoke and fire'

One of two survivors recalls how Airbus crashed during second attempt to land at Karachi airport, killing at least 80 peopleOne of the two survivors of the Pakistan plane crash has described his escape from the burning plane after it came down during a second attempt at a landing.“All I could see around was smoke and fire,” engineer Muhammad Zubair told Geo News. “I could hear screams from all directions. Kids and adults. All I could see was fire. I couldn’t see any people – just hear their scre...
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Jerry Sloan, coaching great of Jazz glory days, dies at 78

Jerry Sloan walked up the steps to the stage at the Basketball Hall of Fame to give his enshrinement speech in 2009, almost as if he were dreading what the next few minutes would bring. ''This is pretty tough for me,'' Sloan said that night. Sloan, who spent 23 years as coach of the Utah Jazz and took the team to the NBA Finals in 1997 and 1998, died Friday at 78.
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‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’: 8 Facts That May Surprise You

It’s been 15 years since “Avatar: The Last Airbender” first premiered on Nickelodeon in 2005, becoming a massive commercial success. Now that the animated series is available on Netflix (and the streamer’s no. 1 most popular show this week), fans old and new are able to experience the story of 12-year-old Aang, the Avatar and […]
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The US successfully tested a laser weapon that can destroy aircraft mid-flight

A US Navy warship has successfully tested a new high-energy laser weapon that can destroy aircraft mid-flight, the Navy's Pacific Fleet said in a statement Friday.
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Lawyer drops Biden accuser as resumé questions lead to review of past testimony

A lawyer who represented Tara Reade, the woman who has accused Joe Biden of sexually assaulting her in 1993, announced Friday that Reade is no longer his firm's client.
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Lawyer drops Biden accuser Tara Reade as resumé questions lead to review of past expert testimony

A lawyer who represented Tara Reade, the woman who has accused Joe Biden of sexually assaulting her in 1993, announced Friday that Reade is no longer his firm's client.
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Hair stylist exposed 84 people to virus

Health officials were tracking down 91 people who were potentially exposed to determine if they've developed COVID-19.
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Former NFL QB Ryan Leaf arrested for misdemeanor domestic battery in Palm Springs, California

Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf, the No. 2 pick in the 1998 NFL draft, was arrested for misdemeanor domestic battery in California on Friday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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McEnany Scorched After Demeaning Journalists For ‘Desperately’ Opposing Church Openings

"I go to church. I'm dying to get back to church," said a Reuters reporter. But the press wants to know: "Is is safe?"
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Hertz files for bankruptcy

Hertz filed for bankruptcy Friday night, the latest victim of the sudden economic downturn sparked by the Covid-19 pandemic.
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QB Caylin Newton, Cam's brother, transferrring to Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) -- Former Howard quarterback Caylin Newton, the younger brother of ex-Carolina Panthers starter Cam, says he is transferring to Auburn.
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Coronavirus Unemployment: EDD Date Errors Keeping Self-Employed Filers From Their Back-Pay

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — As businesses begin to reopen, many people are still waiting for the unemployment payments they are owed from the months they have been out of work. Now a growing number of people tell CBS13 that an Employment Development Department (EDD) date error is keeping them from the back-pay they were promised and they say EDD representatives are refusing to correct those errors. Self-employed Californians had to wait seven weeks for the EDD to program its computers before they could...
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Firing a Salvo in Culture Wars, Trump Pushes for Churches to Reopen

President Trump threatened to overrule states that refuse to open places of worship. The White House could not explain how he has that power, and legal experts said he did not have such authority.
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Priest: We don't need to open churches to practice our faith

President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he considers houses of worship and their religious services essential. I won't argue that point. Although obviously not essential for all, they are deemed so by some. Fair enough.
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Hertz, Car Rental Pioneer, Files for Bankruptcy Protection

The company, which had amassed a large debt, has been devastated by the sharp drop in travel during the pandemic.
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Dirk lifts Mavs past OKC in Game 4 of 2011 WCF

Dirk Nowitzki scored 40 as the Mavs, who trailed by 15 with 5 minutes left in regulation, went on to win in OT and take a 3-1 series lead.
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NHLPA OKs further talks with NHL on 24-team return; Sharks' season could end

Based on the NHLPA's announcement, the Sharks might have already played their last game this season.
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Prosecutors to Drop Charges Against Boyfriend of Breonna Taylor

The announcement came one day after the Federal Bureau of Investigation said it had opened an investigation into the fatal shooting of Ms. Taylor by three police officers in Louisville, Ky.
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Report: Former draft bust Ryan Leaf arrested

Leaf, who has been serving as a college football analyst for ESPN, was reportedly arrested for domestic battery on Friday.
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Report: Ex-QB, ESPN analyst Ryan Leaf arrested on domestic battery charge

Ryan Leaf was arrested on Friday in Southern California for domestic battery.
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