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Here's the weekend edition for Sunday, April 5th, 2020.

Live updates: Coronavirus cases top 300,000 in U.S.; Trump optimistic sports will return ‘sooner rather than later’

President Trump said that although he can’t commit to having fans back in stadiums at a specific date, he pushed for sports to return as soon as possible.

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France turns to speedy trains to catch up in virus response

The high-speed train whooshing past historic World War I battle sites and through the chateau-speckled Loire Valley carried a delicate cargo: 20 critically ill COVID-19 patients and...

Vancouver Island pulp mill supplies materials for medical protective equipment in both Canada and U.S.

Company president Levi Sampson said restricting trade of medical supplies across the border won’t help anyone

How the coronavirus lockdown is hitting Mexico's drug cartels

The global coronavirus lockdown is making it hard for Mexican drug cartels to operate. With borders shut and limited air traffic, cartels are turning on each other. Sandra Weiss reports from Mexico Ci...

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Coronavirus latest: Merkel comes out of quarantine as Germany death toll passes 1,000 mark

Over 1 million people across the world have contracted COVID-19 and billions worldwide are confined to their homes because of the public health crisis. Follow DW for the latest.

Latest on the coronavirus: Parliamentary budget officer reports on potential fiscal, economic cost of pandemic

Plus: Potential exposure at St. Patrick’s Day event near Halifax; Grocer admits price-gouging error

Coronavirus latest: US death toll tops 4,000

The US has confirmed over 200,000 COVID-19 infections, while Germany saw a sharp rise in its death toll from the disease over the past 24 hours. China is also now reporting asymptomatic cases. Follow ...

Beyond the HeadlinesImportant stories from below the fold.


Beyond the HeadlinesImportant stories from below the fold.

US allies denounce use of strong-arm tactics to procure masks for coronavirus fight

From Europe to South America, U.S. allies are complaining about the superpower's "Wild West" tactics in outbidding or blocking shipments to buyers who have already signed deals for vital medical suppl...

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Queen Elizabeth will ask Britain to show resolve against coronavirus in rare address

Queen Elizabeth will call on Britons to show the same resolve as their forebears and take on the challenge and disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak with good-humoured resolve when she makes a...

Sweden mulls U-turn on coronavirus restrictions

Sweden is one of the few European countries that has not yet put the country under some kind of lockdown to combat the spread of COVID-19. The government had demanded emergency powers to change this.

AP PHOTOS: Bustling London life stilled by COVID-19 lockdown

When Associated Press photographer Frank Augstein moved to London in 2015, what struck him most was the crowds.Augstein, who grew up in a small town in western Germany,...

Science and TechnologyBehind the scenes of our daily lives.


Science and TechnologyBehind the scenes of our daily lives.

British 5G towers are being set on fire because of coronavirus conspiracy theories

5G cell towers in the UK are being set alight after conspiracy theories started spreading online. Groups on Facebook are spreading false information over 5G health fears, in a growing disinformation c...

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The party goes on in massive online worlds

MMORPGs aren't a perfect substitute for real-life socializing—but close enough for now.

The coronavirus is causing problems for lithium suppliers

Coronavirus lockdowns are wreaking havoc on Chinese factories and rare earth mineral miners, with scary implications for hardware companies in the months to come

Disney gives Black Widow and Mulan new release dates, moves Artemis Fowl to Disney Plus

Mulan and Black Widow have new release dates, along with an assortment of delays as Disney looks to revamp its theatrical window. Most Marvel movies have shifted back. Artemis Fowl is now a Disney Plu...

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Coronavirus: Is the EU's Erasmus program under threat?

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended daily life for millions of Europeans. Among them are hundreds of thousands of young people living in different countries as part of the EU's Erasmus exchange program.

Will SARS-CoV-2 have a long-term impact on the climate?

Pollution is down now, but policy decisions will drive its future direction.

BusinessMoving finance and global economics today.


BusinessMoving finance and global economics today.

How the coronavirus job cuts played out by sector and demographics

The job losses suffered in March as the U.S. economy shut down in the face of the novel coronavirus pandemic were widespread but still were disproportionately felt in a handful of employment sectors a...

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Birx warns mortality will peak in NY, New Orleans and Detroit next week

Trump, during a White House briefing, said that 1,000 military personnel would be deployed to New York City and that he would seek more aid for small businesses if relief funds ran out.

How to protect yourself from the coronavirus at the grocery store

With COVID-19 continuing to spread, shoppers may wonder how they can stay safe at the grocery store.

U.S. dairy farmers dump milk as pandemic upends food markets

Dairy farmer Jason Leedle felt his stomach churn when he got the call on Tuesday evening.

SportsHeadlines from international leagues and competitions.

SportsHeadlines from international leagues and competitions.

Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett lead star-studded Basketball Hall of Fame class

Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett, Tamika Catchings, Kim Mulkey, Barbara Stevens, Eddie Sutton, Rudy Tomjanovich and Patrick Baumann have been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of ...

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Virtual Grand National 2020: Potters Corner wins televised race

A televised computer-animated version of the Grand National, cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic, is won by 18-1 shot Potters Corner.

Sources -- NBA, ESPN working on televising H-O-R-S-E competition

The competition would involve several NBA players in isolation competing shot for shot in the traditional playground game.

2020 NFL draft position rankings - Todd McShay's top quarterbacks, wide receivers, defensive ends and more

The draft's best QB prospects? The 10 best defensive ends? What about the cornerback group? Todd McShay gives his position-based rankings.

EntertainmentNews from the world of music, TV and cinema.


EntertainmentNews from the world of music, TV and cinema.

Pink reveals she had coronavirus, donates $1 million to crisis relief funds

Pink has revealed that she tested positive for coronavirus two weeks ago and is feeling better now.

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How Adam Schlesinger Briefly Appeared On The Real World's First Episode

Original cast member Rebecca Blasband remembers her friend, a 'very relaxed and humorous and brilliant songwriter'

Actress and Author Patricia Bosworth Dead Due to Coronavirus

Another legend has passed away due to Coronavirus. Hollywood actress-turned-author Patricia Bosworth died on Thursday after suffering from pneumonia that was brought on by...

Floyd Mayweather's Daughter Iyanna Arrested for Assault

Floyd Mayweather's daughter Iyanna Mayweather was arrested in Houston, Texas on Saturday for aggravated assault, E! News has confirmed. The Harris County Constable's Office tells...

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