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BBC TOP STORIES
- How are blind and visually impaired people coping with coronavirus restrictions?
- For some families the outbreak has meant different generations are back living under the same roof.
- Coronavirus means you often can't be at the side of a loved one in hospital or attend their funeral.
- A global look at Covid-19 rumours and disinformation.
- Kevin Woods battled through storms to complete all of Scotland's Munros in one winter season.
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL MARKET NEWS
- Here are seven major companies whose stocks moved on the week’s news.
- For JPMorgan, the consequences of keeping some employees in the office have been swift and painful.
- U.S. stocks and government bond yields fell after new data showed that March was the worst month for job losses since the last financial crisis.
- Landlords face protracted negotiations with tenants over rent payments while the doors to shops, restaurants, hotels and gyms remain shut.
- Americans who are forced to work remotely due to the new coronavirus can’t deduct the expenses of a new computer or an ergonomic chair. But their company can.
- Before the pandemic began, the systems that govern our world were brittle. Today, they are broken. When we emerge, the world will be different, and so will we.View Entire Post ›
- “We wanted to get home to Montana to be with our father who is dying of cancer. We wanted to be with him for his last few days.”View Entire Post ›
- A Cluster Of Coronavirus Cases Can Be Traced Back To A Single Mosque And Now 200 Million Muslims Are Being VilifiedSix COVID-19 deaths have been linked to a religious gathering in March. It’s led to a huge spike in anti-Muslim narratives and misinformation.View Entire Post ›
- I’m Trapped In A Russian Airport And The US Embassy Told Me My Best Chance To Get Home Is To Flee To FinlandTrenton Thurber told BuzzFeed News that he has asthma, his funds are dwindling, and he feels like “there’s no way to get out” of an airport in Moscow as the coronavirus crisis deepens.View Entire Post ›
- Areema Nasreen, a 36-year-old nurse at Walsall Manor Hospital, and Aimee O'Rourke, a 38-year-old who worked at Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital in Margate, have both died.View Entire Post ›
- De Amerikaanse regering raadt burgers aan stoffen maskers te dragen als ze dat willen om de verspreiding van het coronavirus tegen te gaan, aldus de Amerikaanse president Donald Trump vrijdag. Daarbij zei Trump dat hij zelf het advies niet zal opvolgen en geen masker zal dragen in het openbaar.
- Ruim een derde van de Nederlandse huishoudens vreest in de komende tijd moeilijk rond te komen als gevolg van de coronacrisis, zo blijkt uit een peiling van het Nationaal Instituut voor Budgetvoorlichting (Nibud).
- Selena Gomez vertelde vrijdag voor het eerst publiekelijk dat er een bipolaire stoornis bij haar is gediagnosticeerd. Ze sprak er met Miley Cyrus over in haar Bright Minded Instagram Live-serie.
- Als het aan de werkgroep van de FIFA ligt, worden er tot begin juli zowel bij de mannen als bij de vrouwen geen interlands meer gespeeld. Dat is een van de aanbevelingen van de groep, die vrijdag voor het eerst bijeenkwam.
- De Disney-film Artemis Fowl zal voor het eerst te zien zijn op streamingdienst Disney+, in plaats van in de bioscoop. Dit komt doordat de maatregelen omtrent het coronavirus ervoor hebben gezorgd dat bioscopen wereldwijd dicht zijn.
- A satellite image has recently emerged on military online forums showing what appears to be Soviet-era T-72 main battle tanks at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Grounds, one of the largest military installations in the world. The military expert from Nowa Technika Wojskowa, Damian Ratka drew attention that the Ukrainian T-80U also stood in line with Soviet main […]
- The U.S. Marine Corps has released footage that showing air-to-air missile capability of the AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter. A few months ago, the U.S. Marine Corps demonstrated the power of Viper attack helicopter through exercise “Viper Storm” that was held at Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton. The Viper Storm exercise took place in Southern […]
- Boeing has suspended operations at its Ridley Township, Pennsylvania facilities due to the spread of coronavirus, the company said Thursday. The site includes manufacturing and production facilities for military rotorcraft such as the H-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopter, the MH-139A Grey Wolf multi-mission helicopter and the V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft for defense customers, Boeing said. “Suspending […]
- Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC),, the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, reached a major milestone in the advancement of hypersonic propulsion with its patented VORTEX engine, advancing to the next phase of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Operational Fires (OpFires) program. Through OpFires, SNC is extending its […]
- Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp has reported that it delivered the first HC-130J Combat King II search and rescue aircraft to Patrick AFB’s 920th Rescue Wing and the 39th Rescue Squadron. These crews have a 60-year legacy of using Hercs to save lives for now and decades to come, said in a news release. […]
TIMES OF INDIA
- American health and public safety mandarins are further tightening public health protocols and social distancing norms, even as toll from the pandemic neared 7,000 in America. People are being asked to wear any kind of mask all the time. Some officials have gone so far as to recommend that families practice social distancing even within […]
- Prince Charles remotely opened a vast temporary hospital for COVID-19 patients at London's main exhibition center Friday, as the number of coronavirus-related deaths reported in the UK surpassed China's official total. While confirmed virus cases and deaths continued to rise steeply, British PM Johnson said he remained in isolation with a fever.
- Two of the most powerful people in Washington haven't spoken in five months at a time when the nation is battling its worst health crisis in a century, one that has already killed more than 6,000 Americans and put 10 million others out of work.
- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday he was remaining in isolation with mild symptoms of the coronavirus, including a high temperature, seven days after he first tested positive.
- The UN General Assembly has unanimously adopted its first resolution on the coronavirus pandemic co-sponsored by India and 187 other nations, calling for intensified global cooperation to defeat the deadly disease that is causing "severe disruption" to societies and economies.
- Governor calls special legislative session to try and delay the vote, but is met with resistance from state GOP leaders.
- Turkish president announces curfew for youth, shuts borders of 31 cities to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
- The Michigan city, still reeling from economic hardship, is emerging as a new coronavirus hot spot in the US.
- The US now has the most coronavirus cases in the world. As testing continues, the number is expected to rapidly climb.
- Some states are taking sweeping action, while others are taking a limited approach. Here's a breakdown state by state.
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