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 2020-04-09 19:43 

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'SNL' will air remote version of show starting Saturday...

NBC's sketch comedy series "Saturday Night Live" announced plans to produce a remote version of the show in a tweet on Thursday. The first #SNLAtHome will air Saturday....

 2020-04-09 19:39 

Reuters Africa

Number of French people in ICU for coronavirus falls for the first time...

The number of people in intensive care units (ICU) for coronavirus infection in France fell slightly for the first time since the start of the epidemic, but the number of people dying in nursing homes jumped by more than 50 percent over two days, health m...

 2020-04-09 19:35 

Reuters Africa

Migrant ship intercepted at sea is barred from disembarking in Libya - IOM...

Shelling in Tripoli has stopped 280 migrants, whose boat was intercepted at sea and returned to Libya, from disembarking and they will have to spend the night aboard a coastguard ship, the United Nations migration agency said on Thursday....

 2020-04-09 19:31 

Reuters

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New York City hires laborers to bury dead in Hart Island potter's field amid coronavirus surge...

New York City officials have hired contract laborers to bury the dead in its potter's field on Hart Island as the city's daily death rate from the coronavirus epidemic has reached grim new records in each of the last three days....

 2020-04-09 19:27 

AP

Democrats renew vote-by-mail push as virus upends elections...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats want to bolster mail-in voting and take other steps to make balloting easier this November, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday, as congressional leaders staked......

 2020-04-09 19:27 

AFP

Mid-May a possibility for League clubs to return to training: EFL...

Clubs outside the Premier League cannot resume training till "May 16 at the earliest" due to the coronavirus pandemic but the season can be completed in "56 days" English Football League chairman Rick Parry informed them in a letter....

 2020-04-09 19:27 

AFP

Hertha announce Labbadia as Klinsmann successor...

Bruno Labbadia will succeed Jurgen Klinsmann as head coach of Hertha Berlin, the Bundesliga club announced Thursday, confirming earlier reports in the German media....

 2020-04-09 19:26 

AFP

Taiwan demands apology from WHO chief over virus 'slander'...

Taiwan demanded an apology Thursday from the World Health Organization chief after he accused the island's government of leading personal attacks against him and his agency's response to the coronavirus pandemic."Taiwan, the Foreign Ministry a...

 2020-04-09 19:26 

AFP

World faces new 'Great Depression' as virus toll mounts...

World powers scrambled on Thursday to build a global response to the human tragedy and once-in-a-century economic collapse caused by the coronavirus epidemic, as death tolls in the US and Europe soared higher.He warned, however, that the US economy is mov...

 2020-04-09 19:24 

Reuters Africa

Exclusive: Michael Cohen, Trump's former lawyer, in solitary confinement...

Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump...

 2020-04-09 19:23 

UPI

Lifestyle changes can reduce stroke risk for women by 25%, study finds...

Women well into middle age can still reduce their risk for stroke by eating well, exercising and not smoking, according to a new study published Thursday in the journal Stroke....

 2020-04-09 19:23 

Reuters

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Exclusive: Michael Cohen, Trump's former lawyer, in solitary confinement...

Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, has been placed in solitary confinement at a federal prison in New York state where he is serving time for violating campaign finance laws, according to his lawyer and two sources ...

 2020-04-09 19:21 

UPI

BTS to hold 'Bang Bang Con' streaming event...

K-pop group BTS shared plans for "Bang Bang Con," an at-home "concert experience" featuring past footage of the band....

 2020-04-09 19:19 

AP

Mississippi sees sharp rise in unemployment during pandemic...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi, like other states, continues to see a steep rise in the number of people seeking temporary unemployment benefits as more businesses close or furlough workers......

 2020-04-09 19:18 

UPI

$6B in coronavirus relief aid to be dispersed to colleges, DOE says...

More than $6 billion in cash grants will be "immediately"; dispersed to help college students recover from disruptions due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Department of Education said Thursday....

 2020-04-09 19:17 

AP

Toy manufacturers look to reduce carbon footprint...

NEW YORK (AP) — Taking a toy out of the box can make a mess.Hardly eco-friendly, the process can yield more clutter from plastic and cardboard than the actual toy.But there are moves......

 2020-04-09 19:16 

Reuters Africa

Syria dismisses report that it was behind chemical attacks...

Syria on Thursday dismissed a report by a global watchdog that said Syrian jets had carried out a series of chemical attacks on an opposition-held town, under orders from the top military command....

 2020-04-09 19:15 

Reuters Canada

Fed, BoE push deeper into uncharted territory in face of coronavirus slump...

The U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of England ramped up their emergency responses to the world...

 2020-04-09 19:12 

AP

Great Lakes get extra funds for cleanups, invasive species...

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Additional funds provided by Congress for Great Lakes environmental improvements will be used to hasten cleanups of highly toxic sites and step up work on other......

 2020-04-09 19:12 

Reuters

[ US ]

'You can't relax': Vigilance urged as New York sees signs of coronavirus flattening...

Americans must persevere with social distancing now that their efforts are showing signs of slowing the spread of coronavirus, U.S. medical and state officials said on Thursday, as New York hospitalizations ebbed while the state's death toll spiked ag...

 2020-04-09 19:12 

AFP

Labbadia to succeed Klinsmann at Hertha: reports...

Bruno Labbadia is set to succeed Jurgen Klinsmann as head coach of Hertha Berlin with the Bundesliga outfit poised to name their fourth boss this season, local media reports claimed on Thursday....

 2020-04-09 19:00 

AP

Surge in unemployment benefit claims continues in Washington...

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — More than 170,000 people filed new claims for unemployment benefits in Washington last week, bringing the total number of initial claims filed in the state to nearly half a......

 2020-04-09 19:00 

AFP

'Coronavirus ceasefire' in Yemen's long conflict begins...

The Saudi-led coalition began a unilateral ceasefire in Yemen's long war Thursday, saying it hoped the initiative to prevent coronavirus in the impoverished country would lead to a wider political solution."Hope the Huthis rise to the occasion. Th...

 2020-04-09 19:00 

AFP

Taiwan demands apology from WHO chief over virus 'slander'...

Taiwan demanded an apology Thursday from the World Health Organization chief after he accused the island's government of leading personal attacks against him and his agency's response to the coronavirus pandemic."Taiwan, the Foreign Ministry a...

 2020-04-09 18:59 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Macron visits Marseille doctor working on COVID-19 drug touted by Trump...

President Emmanuel Macron visited a French doctor in Marseille on Thursday whose work on an anti-malaria drug has been promoted by U.S. President Donald Trump as a potential weapon against COVID-19 but has split medical opinion....

 2020-04-09 18:59 

Reuters

Macron visits Marseille doctor working on COVID-19 drug touted by Trump...

President Emmanuel Macron visited a French doctor in Marseille on Thursday whose work on an anti-malaria drug has been promoted by U.S. President Donald Trump as a potential weapon against COVID-19 but has split medical opinion.'...

 2020-04-09 18:58 

Reuters

Canadian oil province Alberta not asked by OPEC to curtail: premier...

Canada's oil-producing province of Alberta has not been asked by OPEC for further crude curtailments, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said on Thursday, adding that the province has made it clear to both OPEC and the United States that it has already done...

 2020-04-09 18:58 

Reuters Canada

Canadian oil province Alberta not asked by OPEC to curtail: premier...

Canada...

 2020-04-09 18:58 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC settles with two traders over EDGAR filing system hack...

(Updates throughout with details from SEC statement, complaint)'...

 2020-04-09 18:57 

Reuters

FACTBOX-Sports events around the world hit by coronavirus pandemic...

(Adds Scottish soccer, cricket, basketball)'...

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