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Rite Aid is hiring thousands of new workers and raising wages

Rite Aid is hiring thousands of new workers and raising wages

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WGAL News 8 coronavirus udpates
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Billionaire Bill Ackman plowed more than $200 million into Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway after the coronavirus sell-off

Billionaire Bill Ackman plowed more than $200 million into Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway after the coronavirus sell-off

3 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Bill Ackman snapped up more than $200 million in Berkshire Hathaway stock after the brutal market sell-off that took major indexes roughly 35% below recent highs. The...
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Protesters Attack Ivory Coast Coronavirus Test Center Believing It Would House Infected Patients

3 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

More than 100 protesters descended on the testing site before being dispersed by police firing tear gas.
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Coronavirus Update, Map As Global Cases Pass 1.3 Million, China Reports Zero Daily Deaths for First Time Since January

3 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

The number of new deaths and cases have dropped in Italy and Spain, while France saw its highest daily death toll and U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains in intensive care.
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What Is Nitric Oxide? How the Gas That Gave Us Viagra Could Help Treat Coronavirus Patients

3 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

There are currently no specific drugs or vaccines against COVID-19.
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Chicago coronavirus: Mayor Lightfoot to sign order ensuring immigrants can gt COVID-19 benefits

3 minutes ago   |   ABC

Mayor Lori Lightfoot will sign a new executive order Tuesday in order to protect Chicago's immigrant community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Teens create food pantry for Emerson Hospital staffers fighting coronavirus

Teens create food pantry for Emerson Hospital staffers fighting coronavirus

7 minutes ago   |   WCVB

For weeks Concord residents have used their own money and time to help the doctors, nurses and other medical staffers at Emerson Hospital by making or donating face masks and...
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Pennsylvania jobless claims exceed 1 million since coronavirus outbreak

11 minutes ago   |   ABC

More than 1 million Pennsylvania residents have filed unemployment compensation claims since the coronavirus began taking a severe toll on the economy.
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WhatsApp limits message-forwarding worldwide after influx of fake news amid Covid-19 pandemic

WhatsApp limits message-forwarding worldwide after influx of fake news amid Covid-19 pandemic

13 minutes ago   |   RT   |   3 articles

Online instant messaging service WhatsApp said it will limit its users' ability to forward messages, in a bid to curb the spread of fake news at the time of the global...
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40 advertising execs who manage $90 billion in spending describe how they're shifting their 2020 budgets in a new report. Here are 4 key takeaways for the TV industry

40 advertising execs who manage $90 billion in spending describe how they're shifting their 2020 budgets in a new report. Here are 4 key takeaways for the TV industry

15 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Analysts at the Wall Street research firm UBS surveyed 40 ad executives about how they're shifting the more than $90 billion they collectively manage in ad spending, in light...
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Body of Robert F. Kennedy's Granddaughter Found After Maryland Canoeing Accident

Body of Robert F. Kennedy's Granddaughter Found After Maryland Canoeing Accident

The body of the daughter of former Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend was located in about 25 feet of water and recovered, authorities said Monday, and they will keep searching... Read more ...

President Trump and Joe Biden speak by phone about coronavirus outbreak

President Trump and Joe Biden speak by phone about coronavirus outbreak

The president said Biden offered suggestions on how to address the pandemic. Read more ...

Wisconsin supreme court rules gov can't postpone Tuesday's primary

Wisconsin supreme court rules gov can't postpone Tuesday's primary

Wisconsin's presidential primary will proceed on Tuesday - despite a last-ditch effort by the governor to postpone voting amid the coronavirus pandemic. The state Supreme Court... Read more ...

Rep. John Lewis endorses Joe Biden's presidential bid

Rep. John Lewis endorses Joe Biden's presidential bid

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British prime minister moved to intensive care after coronavirus symptoms worsen

British prime minister moved to intensive care after coronavirus symptoms worsen

One day after being hospitalized with coronavirus symptoms, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been taken to an intensive care unit after his condition worsened. Read more ...

WhatsApp limits message-forwarding worldwide after influx of fake news amid...

WhatsApp limits message-forwarding worldwide after influx of fake news amid Covid-19 pandemic

Online instant messaging service WhatsApp said it will limit its users' ability to forward messages, in a bid to curb the spread of fake news at the time of the global... Read more ...

Wisconsin governor orders delay of Tuesday's election due to coronavirus...

Wisconsin governor orders delay of Tuesday's election due to coronavirus; court challenge expected

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has issued an executive order to delay the state's scheduled Tuesday presidential primary election for two months because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

UFC getting private island to hold weekly fights amid coronavirus crisis

UFC getting private island to hold weekly fights amid coronavirus crisis

If you didn't fully grasp just how desperate Dana White is to run UFC fights amid the coronavirus pandemic, you will now. Not only is UFC 249 set to happen on April 18, but... Read more ...

India lifted its ban on the export of hydroxychloroquine - Trump's unproven...

India lifted its ban on the export of hydroxychloroquine - Trump's unproven coronavirus 'cure' - hours after the president threatened 'retaliation' if it didn't do so

India has lifted its partial ban on the export of hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malarial drug that President Donald Trump has repeatedly touted as a coronavirus prevention and... Read more ...

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Moved to Intensive Care

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Moved to Intensive Care

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will step in for the prime minister while he is incapacitated, but it's not known how long Johnson's hospital stay will be. Read more ...