Half of the world’s population is being told to stay home in an effort to slow down the coronavirus pandemic, according to a staggering new tally, as the virus continues to hit countries worldwide and crumbles their economies. Read Full Article at RT.com
During the months of January, February, and into March, President Donald Trump spent many of his weekends golfing at his favorite golf clubs, all of which he happens to own. Even on March 7, as COVID-19 was beginning to sweep through New York City’s metro area with a population of more than 18,000,000 residents, and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was issuing a state of emergency, Donald Trump was still golfing. Even worse, he was attending a 51st birthday party for his son’s girlfriend alongside his bestie, Lindsey Graham. The party took place at Mar-a-Lago and the $50,000 tab for the party was reportedly paid for by Trump campaign donors. The grift never ends. Now we know Donald Trump had been briefed for weeks or even months on the projected loss of life in the U.S. due to COVID-19. Top Army brass warned the White House on Feb. 3 that their analysis showed a loss of life between 80,000 to 150,000. And Donald Trump still golfed.
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US President Donald Trump has said he expects that Russia and Saudi Arabia could drastically curtail their oil output after a conversation between the two nations’ leaders. Moscow denies that any talks took place at all. Read Full Article at RT.com
Conor McGregor has accused Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson of cowardice after a fight between the pair was cancelled for a fifth time, and sparked speculation that he would be ready to step in and win at UFC 249. Read Full Article at RT.com
US President Donald Trump is delivering $25 billion in emergency funding to transit systems in some of the hardest-hit coronavirus hotspots in the nation, including New York, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Read Full Article at RT.com
Due to lack of availability of food and other amenities, most drivers have parked the trucks on highways.
He also repeated his expectation that U.S. unemployment will leap to the low or mid teens, for 3.5 percent in February, and that though it should drop to around 8 percent by year#39;s end, a weakened consumer and small business sector mean it could be a challenge to bring the figure lower, quickly.
The industry employs about 45-50 lakh, of which and smaller firms account for about 10-12 lakh. The top five IT firms alone employ close to 10 lakh people
Trump said cuts could amount to as much as 15 million bpd but didn#39;t say whether the United States, the world#39;s largest oil producer, would contribute to reductions, a move which is forbidden by US antitrust legislation.
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Even with good sales in January and February, March was brutal to the industry.
Google today announced the beta of Memorystore for Memcached, a new service that provides a fully managed in-memory datastore that is compatible with the open-source Memcached protocol. It will join Redis in the Memorystore family, which first launched in 2018. As Gopal Ashok, Google’s product manager for Memorystore notes in today’s announcement, Redis remains a […]
Amazon says it will start taking additional steps to ensure the safety of its warehouse workers, SoftBank backs out of its latest WeWork investment and Zoom tries to fix its security issues. Here’s your Daily Crunch for April 2, 2020. 1. Amazon begins running temperature checks and will provide surgical masks at warehouses Amazon has […]
NASA and SpaceX are moving ahead full-steam with the Demo-2 launch of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft – the first launch to carry astronauts to space aboard a private launch vehicle from American soil. The Falcon 9 rocket that will propel the Crew Dragon to space will include a NASA logo that has been – technically […]
As the largest federal stimulus package in the history of the United States, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, injects a planned $2.2 trillion into the U.S. economy, fintech startups are angling to get a seat at the table when it comes to distributing the cash. “In the last crisis, banks stepped away […]
Modsy, an e-commerce company that creates 3D renderings of customized rooms, has confirmed to TechCrunch that it laid off a number of staff. In addition, several of its executives, including CEO Shanna Tellerman, will take a 25% pay cut. TechCrunch first heard about the layoffs from a source. The company’s confirmation of cuts comes amid […]
Time spent in mobile apps has been surging, as people stuck at home due to the coronavirus outbreak have been turning to apps to do their shopping, manage their finances, find new exercises, work from home, and stay entertained. According to new data from App Annie, released today, Q1 2020 was the largest-ever quarter in […]
For starlings, there’s truth to safety in numbers. “In winter, starlings join in flocks of thousands of individuals to try to confuse the hawks that attack them, doing a mesmerizing dance,” said Barcelona-based photographer Xavi Bou, who recently released a video chronicling the birds’ synchronized swooping. In “Murmurations,” a name that refers specifically to the phenomenon, Bou captures the avian movements through a series of gray lines that swell and undulate with each obfuscated turn. More
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Two ill-fated cruise ships waited just off Fort Lauderdale's shores on Thursday to learn when they'll be allowed to dock at Port Everglades after Carnival Cruise Line reached a conditional agreement with authorities in Florida. Broward County Commissioner Michael Udine said on Twitter that a ...
Saudi Arabia has instituted a 24-hour curfew for two of its holy cities, Mecca and Medina, in a move to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The extended curfew comes just days after officials made a plea to people who are planning an annual Hajj holy pilgrimage to Mecca to ...
Dr. Anthony Fauci, a member of the White House coronavirus task force, on Thursday confirmed they are eyeing potential restrictions on domestic travel within the United States. «We look at that literally every day,» Dr. Fauci said on «CBS This Morning.» "It really depends on what city you're talking about ...
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: - - World Medical Association says China's figures on ...
NEW DELHI (AP) - Tourists from Australia, Britain and Canada are stranded in India's capital after their vacations were abruptly ended by a three-week lockdown and international flights were halted because of the coronavirus. Some said on Thursday that they are running out of money and hoping to be flown ...
Many minor hockey league players are struggling and don’t know how they will afford to get to next season.
In a nine-decade career ushering at Pittsburgh Pirates home games, 101-year-old Phil Coyne witnessed the grand achievements of baseball royalty: Babe Ruth’s final three home runs; Bill Mazeroski’s World Series-winning walk-off blast in 1960; and Roberto Clemente’s stellar play in right field. Because of his advanced age, Coyne says he may not make it to a Pirates game this season. If so, the Pittsburgh native has thousands of baseball memories to hold tight. Opening day has always been a favorite day for Coyne, who retired at 99 in 2018 after 81 years as an usher. The Pirates were to open at home Thursday against the Reds, but all MLB games are postponed indefinitely because of the coronavirus pandemic. "Whether it was in the stands or in the bleachers, that was always the big day, just like it is today,” said Coyne, whose ushering career spanned three Pittsburgh ballparks — Forbes Field, Three Rivers Stadium and the Pirates' current home, PNC Park. Coyne's first opener came not as a fan, but as an usher at
Chuck Foreman logged 163 total yards and a touchdown to help the 1976 Minnesota Vikings to a 20-17 victory over 2000.
Ed Farmer, an All-Star reliever who spent nearly three decades as a radio broadcaster for the Chicago White Sox, has died
A day after April Fools' Day, we bring you 10 shocking NASCAR stories, including Carl Edwards' retirement and Bill Elliott's return race.
The ’67 Packers had no answer for 1960 Green Bay running back Jim Taylor, who gained 226 yards on 23 carries with a touchdown in the all-time tournament.