Can Humans Give Coronavirus to Bats, and Other Wildlife?

Many people worry about bats as a source of viruses, including the one that has caused a worldwide pandemic. But another question is surfacing: Could humans pass the novel coronavirus to wildlife, specifically North American bats? It may seem like the last pandemic worry right now, far down the line after concerns about getting sick […]

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Feinstein: Letting Americans sue China over coronavirus response would be ‘huge mistake’

Allowing citizens to sue China for damages caused by the novel coronavirus would backfire and open up the United States to the same level of scrutiny from other countries around the world, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., said Thursday. Feinstein, whose remarks came during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, said, “We launch a series of unknown events that could be […]

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2 grim reports are expected on virus’ damage to US economy

The government is poised to deliver a double-dose of sobering news — on the devastation the coronavirus caused the U.S. economy last quarter and the damage it continues to inflict on the job market By Associated Press July 30, 2020, 11:31 AM 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WASHINGTON — The […]

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Will the Penny Survive Coronavirus? Some Hope Not

A nationwide coin shortage caused by the coronavirus pandemic has revived a debate: Is now the time to eliminate the penny? During lockdowns, consumers have stayed home and avoided emptying their piggy banks of coins in exchange for paper money. Shoppers have also opted to rely on credit and debit cards instead of touching cash. […]

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Harley-Davidson shares tank as coronavirus spurs quarterly loss

Harley-Davidson on Tuesday reported an unexpected quarterly loss due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, sending its shares sliding more than 9 percent in morning trade. It also unveiled a restructuring strategy that aims to shift focus back to more profitable motorcycles and core markets such as the US. Harley has been struggling for […]

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NY Fed’s Williams says central bank needs to deliver on 2% inflation target

NEW YORK (Reuters) – In addition to supporting the economy and markets through the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Federal Reserve needs to take actions to help anchor inflation expectations at 2% for consumers and businesses, New York Fed President John Williams (NYSE:) said on Thursday. “This is not the time to think […]

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Iran Admits Serious Damage to Natanz Nuclear Site, Setting Back Program

A fire at Iran’s main nuclear fuel enrichment site caused significant damage, setting back the country’s nuclear program by months, the government acknowledged on Sunday, after initially saying the destruction was minor. A Middle Eastern intelligence official with knowledge of the episode said Israel was responsible for the attack on the Natanz nuclear complex on […]

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Severe Flooding in Southern Japan Swamps Nursing Home

Torrential rains in southern Japan caused widespread flooding and mudslides on Saturday, with at least 17 people feared dead as officials warned 75,000 residents to evacuate. The public broadcaster NHK said that 17 people had been found without vital signs, including 14 at a nursing home. Nine other people were reported missing. Japan has been […]

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80 percent of NYC eateries couldn’t afford June rent amid coronavirus

A survey of New York City restaurants and pubs reveals the economic toll caused by the coronavirus pandemic lockdown, with 80 percent of establishments unable to pay their full June rent bill — and 36 percent paying no rent at all. “Rent is putting enormous financial pressure on restaurants, bars and clubs after four near-fatal […]

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U.S. Senate votes to extend small-business aid program through August

© Reuters. Shops and businesses are seen closed due to the business downturn caused by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Honolulu By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate unanimously voted on Tuesday to extend a $660 billion lending program in an effort to help small businesses that have been hit hard by the […]

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Tehran medical clinic explosion kills at least 13, state media report

A gas leak Tuesday at a medical clinic in Tehran caused an explosion that killed at least 19 people, according to Iranian state media. Authorities initially said 13 people were dead. Jalal Maleki, a spokesman for the Tehran Fire Department, later told state TV that the toll had risen to 19. The state-run IRNA news […]

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USGA moves U.S. Open television rights from Fox to NBC

Schedule conflicts caused the by coronavirus pandemic has forced Fox to transfer the broadcast rights for the U.S. Open and other USGA events to NBCUniversal. | Carolyn Kaster/AP The transfer is largely attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic that shut down golf for three months and let to a reconfiguration of the major championship schedule. The […]

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Mike Pence Trips & Falls While Running Up Stairs To Airplane & Voters Mock Him As The New Gerald Ford

Vice President Mike Pence took an embarrassing misstep that caused him to fall forward while going up the stairs to board Air Force Two and Twitter users mocked the incident with various words and memes. Vice President Mike Pence, 61, was boarding Air Force Two on the morning of June 23 when he accidentally tripped […]

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Fans Wants Sports. Sports Want Fans. But It’s Not That Simple.

As much of the nation emerges from the cultural hibernation caused by the coronavirus, with varying degrees of concern and glee, American sports are now thrusting themselves headlong into the recovery effort. It is not going particularly well. Despite the announced comeback plans of several major American sports leagues in the past days and weeks, […]

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PG&E pleads guilty to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter in California wildfire

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: PG&E works on power lines to repair damage caused by the Camp Fire in Paradise By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Pacific Gas & Electric pleaded guilty on Tuesday to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter stemming from a devastating 2018 wildfire in Northern California touched off by the utility company’s […]

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How To Deal With Stress Acne Like Kendall Jenner: Dermatologist Reveals How To Make It Better

We are all going through a trying time & if you’re suffering from acne caused by stress, dermatologist, Dr. Rachel Nazarian, MD, shared with HL EXCLUSIVELY, how you can deal with it & treat it! With everything that’s going on in the world, anxiety and stress are two major consequences of this hard time. Everyone […]

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Private Autopsy of George Floyd Reveals Death Was Caused by Asphyxia

new video loaded: Private Autopsy of George Floyd Reveals Death Was Caused by Asphyxia transcript Back bars 0:00/1:32 –1:32 transcript Private Autopsy of George Floyd Reveals Death Was Caused by Asphyxia The legal team representing George Floyd’s family announced the findings from an independent autopsy, saying he died of asphyxia and loss of blood flow. […]

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How Trump’s Tweets Cause Collateral Damage for Families Already in Pain

In the 19 years since a faulty heart valve caused Lori Klausutis to faint and fatally hit her head on a desk, her family has had to emotionally weather swells of conspiracy theories positing that she was the victim of foul play, even murder, despite all medical and police evidence to the contrary. First came […]

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English Premier League plans to restart season June 17

The English Premier League plans to restart on June 17 after a 100-day shutdown caused by the coronavirus outbreak, with new staggered kickoff times to make sure every game can be shown on TV as fans are prevented from attending games. The clubs agreed Thursday that the competition should resume with a Wednesday night doubleheader […]

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‘Mandalorian’ star Pedro Pascal spurs Golden Globes rule change

Pedro Pascal has caused the Golden Globes to change their rules. The “Game of Thrones” and “Narcos” actor donned a helmet for his starring role on the Disney+ “Star Wars” saga “The Mandalorian,” which premiered in November 2019. Previously, that would render him ineligible to compete in the Best Actor – Television Series Drama category. […]

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