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'The whole world's f--ed': A former Goldman Sachs hedge fund chief says coronavirus fallout will cause the 'largest insolvency event in all history' - and warns of another 20% plunge in stocks

'The whole world's f--ed': A former Goldman Sachs hedge fund chief says coronavirus fallout will cause the 'largest insolvency event in all history' - and warns of another 20% plunge in stocks

58 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Raoul Pal, the former hedge fund manager who founded Real Vision, thinks the fallout from the coronavirus will have immense, far-reaching impacts on the global economy. The...
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Russian national wealth fund covers half of expenses for coronavirus medical aid sent to New York

Russian national wealth fund covers half of expenses for coronavirus medical aid sent to New York

3 hours ago   |   RT

The Russian Direct Investment Fund has announced it is investing in production of testing systems, medicine, and medical equipment necessary to battle the spread of...
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Trump fires watchdog who handled Ukraine complaint

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has fired Michael Atkinson, the inspector general for the intelligence community who handled the whistleblower...
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Trump and World Order

7 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

Since the administration of Franklin Roosevelt, 13 successive U.S. presidents have agreed that the United States must assume the mantle of global leadership. Although foreign...
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Trump fires watchdog who handled Ukraine complaint

7 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has fired Michael Atkinson, the inspector general for the intelligence community who handled the whistleblower complaint that triggered...
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Administration Turns to Private Firms to Help Process Small Business Aid

10 hours ago   |   NY Times

The Small Business Administration is hiring companies, some with political connections, to ensure it can handle the flood of applications for help in the wake of the economy's...
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Pandemic, economy mean uncertain times for garden centers

Pandemic, economy mean uncertain times for garden centers

11 hours ago   |   WMUR

Workers at New Hampshire garden centers and nurseries don't know what to expect as they enter what's usually their busiest time of year.
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Nation's biggest department stores could run out of funds in a month: Goldman Sachs

12 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

While experts debate how long the economy will be shut down, some major department stores and apparel retailers have as little as one month's worth of funds to tough it out...
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Global Pandemic: Secretary Ben Carson on Eviction Fears

13 hours ago   |   FOX News

As the coronavirus outbreak continues to negatively affect economies and laborers all over the world, not being able to afford next month's rent or mortgage is a real concern...
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'It is everywhere already': Fox News hosts amp up the pressure on Trump to give up on coronavirus lockdowns and reopen the economy

'It is everywhere already': Fox News hosts amp up the pressure on Trump to give up on coronavirus lockdowns and reopen the economy

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A slew of Fox News opinion hosts and anchors are pushing back on public health experts and urging President Donald Trump to abandon its social distancing policies and reopen...
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President Trump: Government now recommends wearing non-medical face...

President Trump: Government now recommends wearing non-medical face coverings to help slow coronavirus spread

Medical-grade masks, particularly short-in-supply N95 masks, would be reserved for those dealing directly with the sick. Read more ...

White House: Anyone 'in close proximity' to president, vice president will...

White House: Anyone 'in close proximity' to president, vice president will get rapid COVID-19 test

The White House will give rapid COVID-19 tests to anyone who will come in close proximity with either President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Read more ...

Keir Starmer wins the Labour leadership contest and vows to unite the party

Keir Starmer wins the Labour leadership contest and vows to unite the party

Keir Starmer has been elected as the new leader of the Labour Party. The Shadow Brexit Secretary won convincingly against his rivals Rebecca Long-Bailey and Lisa Nandy. The... Read more ...

Brooke Baldwin is second CNN anchor to contract coronavirus this week

Brooke Baldwin is second CNN anchor to contract coronavirus this week

CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin announced Friday she has tested positive for coronavirus after being hit with a sudden onset of symptoms Thursday afternoon. “I am OKAY. It came on... Read more ...

Two members of the Kennedy family have gone missing after boating in the...

Two members of the Kennedy family have gone missing after boating in the Chesapeake Bay

Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter, Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean and her son Gideon, disappeared on Thursday. Read more ...

Target to limit number of people in stores as it announces further social...

Target to limit number of people in stores as it announces further social distancing guidelines

Target will begin implementing new guidelines as it tries to keep both customers and its employees safe in the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

President Trump Fires Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson

President Trump Fires Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson

Atkinson first raised concerns about a complaint involving President Trump's communications with Ukraine, which led to the impeachment inquiry. Read more ...

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean On Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain't No Sunshine,” has died. Read more ...

President Trump Says CDC Now Recommends Americans Consider Cloth Masks In Public

President Trump Says CDC Now Recommends Americans Consider Cloth Masks In Public

The president emphasized wearing a mask in public is voluntary, and that medical-grade masks are not necessary. (Image credit: Bryan R. Smith/AFP via Getty Images) Read more ...

Shoppers In Mexico Are Panic-Buying Beer During The Coronavirus Crisis

Shoppers In Mexico Are Panic-Buying Beer During The Coronavirus Crisis

To the shock of many, alcoholic beverage production was listed as a nonessential business during the shutdown to aid social distancing. Then came the beer hoarding. (Image... Read more ...