Friday, April 10, 2020

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Amazon says facial area masks offered for workers, but employees deny it – CNET

Amazon employees hold a protest over conditions at the company's Staten Island, New York, fulfillment center last week. Spencer Platt/Getty Images For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Amazon this week has been promoting one of its latest coronavirus safety efforts, saying it's now made millions of…

Coronavirus updates: Europe proposes ban on incoming travel, New York closes gyms and bars – CNET

Health workers screen a patient for coronavirus on March 18 at a drive-through testing site in Arlington, Virginia. Drew Angerer/Getty Images For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, has rapidly spread and reached the stage of pandemic. Cities, states and countries mandated quarantines.…

Iran, France to swap Iranian engineer, French academic

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran and France have agreed to swap a French academic held on security charges and an Iranian detained by Paris over alleged violations of U.S. sanctions against Tehran, Iranian state media reported on Friday.France has released Jalal Ruhollahnejad, an Iranian engineer wanted by U.S. authorities over sanctions charges, state broadcaster IRIB said…

Factbox: Most recent on the unfold of the coronavirus around the world

(Reuters) - Global cases of the new coronavirus have shot past 1 million with more than 54,000 fatalities, a Reuters tally showed on Friday, as death tolls soared in the United States and western Europe while the world economy nosedived. People queue to pick up fresh food at a Los Angeles Regional Food Bank giveaway…

Coronavirus live news: international fatalities go 95,000 as Easter starts below lockdown – The Guardian

5.41am EDT05:41 Spain's coronavirus death toll reaches 15,843, number of people dying falls again Spain recorded a 605 increase in the death toll on Friday, another fall on the previous day. The number of people who have died from the disease rose to 15,843 on Friday, up from 15,238 on Thursday. The total number of…

Mike Gundy’s Pandemic System Is Ridiculous – Sports activities Illustrated

I would like stock tips from Noted Expert Mike Gundy. Also, some cooking recipes. Could he offer best practices to our educators? How about weighing in on the Middle East?I’m dying to be enlightened. Really.Clearly, Noted Expert Mike Gundy knows far more than just football. Not that he’s been great in that regard lately—his Oklahoma…

Saudi Arabian Officials Announce Stop-Hearth in Yemen Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

CAIRO — The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen announced Wednesday that its forces would begin a cease-fire starting Thursday, a step that could pave the way for the first direct peace talks between the two sides that have been at war for more than five years. In a statement carried by…

U.S. did not coordinate, notify EU about travel ban – European diplomat

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States did not coordinate on a sweeping restriction on European travel aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus with European officials before U.S. President Donald Trump announced it late on Wednesday, a European diplomat said. Trump, in a televised address, said his government had been in frequent contact with…

Fb is suing an Israeli spyware organization for allegedly hacking WhatsApp. Now, that organization claims Fb tried out to obtain its spy ware in...

The Israeli spyware firm NSO Group is alleging that Facebook tried to buy its software in 2017 in order to monitor the activities of Facebook users.NSO Group made the allegation in a new court filing as part of an ongoing legal battle with Facebook. It claims it rejected Facebook's attempt to buy its software because…

Crude Oil Heads Lower Stimulus Enhance Fails to Previous – Investing.com

© Reuters. By Peter Nurse  Investing.com - Oil markets turned lower Wednesday, with a bounce caused by the hefty stimulus package agreed on Capitol Hill short-lived as investors revisit the specter of deepening demand destruction and massive oversupply. AT 10:50 AM ET (1450 GMT), futures traded 2% lower at $23.52 a barrel, while the international…
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U.S. imposes fresh new sanctions on Iranian folks, companies – Treasury

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday blacklisted 20 Iran- and Iraq-based companies, officials and individuals, accusing them of supporting terrorist groups and ramping up pressure on Tehran even as the Islamic Republic battles the coronavirus outbreak.The U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement that the individuals and entities supported Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards…
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Amazon says facial area masks offered for workers, but employees deny it – CNET

Amazon employees hold a protest over conditions at the company's Staten Island, New York, fulfillment center last week. Spencer Platt/Getty Images For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Amazon this week has been promoting one of its latest coronavirus safety efforts, saying it's now made millions of…

What to Know Prior to You Buy a Stay Tv Streaming Provider

Photo: Sam Rutherford (Gizmodo)Listen, there are some very good reasons for cutting the cord, and with no end to the absolutely relentless parade of newly announced streaming services in sight, consumers have a veritable buffet of services to choose from, and not just for on-demand content. If live television is important to you, there are…

Fires of U.S. culture wars flare amid coronavirus crisis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As the coronavirus pandemic spread across the United States this week, Republicans in Texas and Mississippi sought to further limit abortion access and New Jersey’s Democratic governor refused to declare gun shops an essential service that would stay open. FILE PHOTO: A man holds a semi-automatic handgun at Frontier Arms & Supply…

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