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Iceland has tested more of its population for coronavirus than anywhere else. Here's what it learned

No country or scientist or doctor has all the answers about the COVID-19 pandemic that has swept the globe. Tiny Iceland may have more than most.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's dad says his son needs time to 'rest up' from coronavirus

Boris Johnson's father Stanley says his son needs time to recuperate before returning to work as prime minister.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Golf, handshakes and a Mar-a-Lago conga line: Squandered week highlights Trump's lack of COVID-19 focus

President Trump has claimed he "always" knew the serious threat of coronavirus to the U.S. But he squandered a vital week by golfing, fund-raising, partying and shaking so many hands.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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What to stream this weekend: 'Trolls World Tour,' Netflix's WWE family film and more

While theaters are closed, streaming's the place for new films. This weekend, 'Trolls World Tour' arrives as does Netflix's WWE film 'The Main Event.'          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Your iPhone won't recognize you in a face mask – but a Samsung Galaxy might

With COVID-19 concerns, more of us are wearing face coverings. You can try setting up facial recognition with a mask on. Depending on the phone, It may work.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Magic Johnson compares HIV and coronavirus pandemic misconceptions and impact on black community

In a lengthy interview on CNN, Magic Johnson drew parallels between HIV and COVID-19 and lamented the impact both have on African-Americans.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Review: Tune-filled 'Trolls World Tour' is a sugary-sweet musical cure for the quarantine blues

Going for a streaming release rather than a theatrical window pays off for "Trolls World Tour," a tune-filled animated sequel with some thematic heft.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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'Afraid and overwhelmed': A look inside one hospital on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic

In the war against coronavirus, doctors and nurses do battle not only against the virus but their own exhaustion. We go inside a Florida hospital to document these medical heroes.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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CDC extends 'no sail' order for cruise ships as industry ravaged by the coronavirus

Cruise ships won't be hitting the high seas again anytime soon. A new CDC order says about 100 cruise ships near the U.S. must remain idle.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Thunderstorms, lightning and snow: Severe storm system sweeps across southern US, takes aim at Northeast

Nearly 300,000 customers were without power on Thursday night, primarily in Maine, Texas and Louisiana.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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I snagged an airline refund amid the pandemic; here's how to get one if you're eligible

You are due a refund if the airline cancels your flight or changes it significantly, even during a pandemic. Here's a firsthand look at securing one.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Boston Bruins to record messages for former teammate Colby Cave, who's in coma

Edmonton Oilers center Colby Cave is in medically induced coma after brain surgery in Toronto and his wife, Emily, can't go into the room with him.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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The End of Handshakes As a Gesture

jmcbain writes: In many societies, handshakes are a gesture of friendliness. How many times have you shaken hands when meeting new engineering professionals? Probably quite a lot. However, given what we've seen with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, it's time for a new way to greet people. According to a CNBC article, Anthony Fauci, the head advisor of the USA's task force on the coronavirus, says "I don't think we should ever shake hands ever again, to be honest with you. Not only would it be good to...
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How to make hard-boiled eggs that are easy to peel

Here's how long eggs should be on the stovetop when making hard-boiled eggs.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus live updates: 16,000 people in the US have now died from COVID-19; Britain's Boris Johnson out of ICU; Stocks close strong week

In the past two days, there have been nearly 2,000 deaths a day from the coronavirus in the U.S. More news Thursday         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus live updates: 16,000 people in the US have now died from COVID-19; more than 25,000 have recovered; Britain's Johnson out of ICU

In the past two days, there have been nearly 2,000 deaths a day from the coronavirus in the U.S. More news Thursday         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Gimme, gimme more roar: 'Tiger King' aftershow episode to feature interviews with stars

"The Tiger King and I" will be available on Netflix April 12. It is an aftershow for the popular docu-series "Tiger King" about zoo owner Joe Exotic.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus live updates: 16,000 people in the US have now died from COVID-19; more than 24,000 have recovered; Britain's Johnson out of ICU

In the past two days, there have been nearly 2,000 deaths a day from the coronavirus in the U.S. More news Thursday         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Tarana Burke, founder of #MeToo movement, details partner's 'scary' coronavirus battle

Activist Tarana Burke opened up about her firsthand experience with COVID-19 on Twitter to inform others as the coronavirus continues to spread.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Top Pentagon officials defend $243,000 cost of Navy secretary's trip to Guam

Top Pentagon officials defended acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly's trip, during which he demeaned a ship's fired captain.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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For black Americans, bias seen in coronavirus response is continuation of injustice

Blacks are dying at disproportionate rates. Two black men report cop kicking them from store for masks. Equity in response starts in justice system.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Luleå’s Noel Gunler is Learning from Adversity

Noel Gunler is learning from adversity. Ranked as a consensus top-15 pick in the 2020 draft by almost every outlet that produces rankings, the Swedish forward has been praised with showing high-end skill, a lethal shot and playmaking ability. Related: THW’s 2020 Draft Guide However, being passed over by the Swedish national team this year for the World Juniors has created some polarizing questions about Gunler’s status for this year’s draft. Noel Gunler, Lulea HF (Photo by RvS.Medi...
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Stocks rise as Federal Reserve provides $2.3 trillion to support economy, capping best week since 1974

U.S. stocks rose Thursday after the Federal Reserve said it would provide $2.3 trillion in support for the economy.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Stephen Curry surprises Oakland ICU nurse on FaceTime, praises her for grit and inspiration

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry thanks ICU nurse Shelby Delaney of the Summit Medical Center for her selflessness.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Joonas Oden – 2020 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Joonas Oden 2019-20 Team: KooKoo / LiigaDate of Birth: Feb 17, 2000Place of Birth: Benton City, WashingtonHt: 6’0” Wt: 183 lbsShoots: RightPosition: WingerNHL Draft Eligibility: 2020 Draft eligible Rankings NHL Central Scouting: 36th (among EU Skaters)THW Larry Fisher’s April Rankings: 176th Before the 2020 World Junior Championships (WJC), Finnish winger Joonas Oden was considered a fringe NHL prospect by many outlets. He was undrafted in the 2019 NHL Draft, and his spot i...
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Westerners Buying Baby Chickens in Bulk Due to Coronavirus

Not just food and toilet paper is being hoarded by unstable citizens in the West as apparently some individuals are going so far as to grow their own sources of nourishment, as evidenced by people buying large amounts of baby chicks. Those residing in states such as Missouri, Texas, and Utah are said to be […]
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The Competitive Edge: Homestead Engineering Inc.

Q: What was the reason for founding your organization – what was the open niche you saw that could be addressed with a new product or service? What was the problem, or gap, or opportunity? Great underutilization of local biofuel, waste vegetable oil from local restaurants. As the commodity yellow grease, no prior retail use has been developed. Wholesale prices are very low, averaging only 10% of the retail of equivalent conventional heating fuel. USA currently exports 300,000,000 gallons...
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Coronavirus: Universal Orlando, Universal Studios Hollywood to stay closed through May 31

Universal Orlando and Universal Studios Hollywood will stay closed through the end of May, the company said. Find out what to do if you have tickets.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Fact check: Early studies show pink eye could be related to COVID-19 but in few cases

Available research points to pink eye-related symptoms occurring rarely in COVID-19 patients, potentially only in 1% or fewer.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'Saturday Night Live' returns this weekend with new, remotely filmed episode

After a month hiatus, NBC's "Saturday Night Live" will return this weekend with a new episode produced remotely.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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