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 2020-03-31 10:08 

WTOP

Maryland man arrested for violating ban on gatherings with party in motel room...

Another Maryland man is charged with violating a state order barring gatherings of more than 10 people at once in an urgent bid to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus....

 2020-03-31 10:00 

Barron's

Abbott Laboratories Stock Is Heating Up. Here's How to Play It With Options....

If you want to buy Abbott at potentially lower prices, consider selling cash-secured downside put options. If you own the stock and want to enhance your dividend yield, consider selling upside call options....

 2020-03-31 10:00 

Washington Post

Corporate executives play an outsize role at Trump's coronavirus briefings...

The president invites big business to work on the virus response; they get a plug and he gets a lot of praise....

 2020-03-31 09:53 

Washington Post

Live updates: Virginia, Maryland, D.C. order residents to stay home as coronavirus cases surge...

See the latest coronavirus developments Tuesday in the Washington region....

 2020-03-31 09:48 

Raw Story

Can Kevin McCarthy be beaten? His 2020 opponent thinks his 'blatant racism' could take him down...

When Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., first announced that he would run for House speaker in 2015 (after the departure of John Boehner), the party's far-right Freedom Caucus opposed him on the grounds that he was too moderate. His primary offense: Oppos...

 2020-03-31 09:40 

Raw Story

REVEALED: Kushner firm built coronavirus website Trump promised Google was building...

More details about Donald Trump administration's haphazard response to the COVID-19 pandemic were revealed in a bombshell new report published by The Atlantic on Monday evening. "On March 13, President Donald Trump promised Americans they would so...

 2020-03-31 09:40 

VOA

Deadly Forest Fire in Southwestern China...

Officials in southwestern China say at least 19 people have been killed while fighting a raging forest fire. A huge wall of flames could be seen in the mountains surrounding the city of Xichang in Sichuan province. Authorities say the fire began Monday on...

 2020-03-31 09:31 

VOA

Mexico Declares Month-long Health Emergency...

Mexico has declared a month-long health emergency, with new restrictions on the size of gatherings, to contain the surging coronavirus that already exceeds 1,000 cases, with 28 deaths. Reuters news agency said Mexico will now only allow gatherings of no m...

 2020-03-31 09:28 

WTOP

White House turns to statistical models for virus forecast...

Like forecasters tracking a megastorm, White House officials are relying on statistical models to help predict the impact of the coronavirus outbreak and try to protect as many people as possible....

 2020-03-31 09:28 

Washington Post

Could do better: Japan gently chided by UN climate chief...

The top United Nations climate official has chided Japan over its new plan to reduce greenhouse gas emission...

 2020-03-31 09:25 

Washington Times

Could do better: Japan gently chided by UN climate chief...

BERLIN (AP) - The top U.N. climate official on Tuesday chided Japan over its new plan to reduce greenhouse gas emission, which environmental campaigners say shows no real ambition to increase existing efforts. All signatories of the 2015 Paris Agreement a...

 2020-03-31 09:25 

WTOP

Could do better: Japan gently chided by UN climate chief...

BERLIN (AP) — The top U.N. climate official on Tuesday chided Japan over its new plan to reduce greenhouse gas......

 2020-03-31 09:23 

Washington Times

The Latest: Swiss Indoors ticket sales to start on schedule...

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Organizers of the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament in Roger Federer's hometown of Basel say ticket sales will start on schedule on Thursday. The tournament is due to ...

 2020-03-31 09:23 

WTOP

The Latest: Swiss Indoors ticket sales to start on schedule...

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Organizers of the Swiss Indoors......

 2020-03-31 09:20 

VOA

Asian Markets Trading Mostly Higher During Tuesday's Sessions...

Asian markets are trading mostly higher Tuesday as investors cheered good news about China's factory output amid the coronavirus pandemic. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index is up three-quarters of one percent, while the index in Shanghai is trading just...

 2020-03-31 09:17 

Washington Post

Inflation in Europe sags amid outbreak, oil price decline...

Inflation is way down in the countries that use the euro...

 2020-03-31 09:15 

Washington Post

Fauci socks, Fauci donuts, Fauci fan art: The coronavirus expert attracts a cult following...

Even as whole swaths of the global economy are collapsing, the pandemic has generated a robust cottage industry of Fauci-themed merchandise, from bottle openers to magnets to mugs...

 2020-03-31 09:15 

Barron's

Recovery in Chinese PMIs Lifts Global Stocks...

Improving data out of China, the first region hit by the novel coronavirus, helped buoy global stocks on Tuesday....

 2020-03-31 09:14 

Washington Times

Inflation in Europe sags amid outbreak, oil price decline...

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Inflation in the 19 countries that use the euro currency sagged to 0.7% in March from 1.2% February as the virus outbreak and an oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia rippled through the economy. A key factor in the offic...

 2020-03-31 09:14 

WTOP

Inflation in Europe sags amid outbreak, oil price decline...

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Inflation in the 19 countries that use the euro currency sagged to 0.7% in March from......

 2020-03-31 09:13 

Washington Post

Europe's trade system with Iran finally makes first deal...

European countries trying to keep Iran's nuclear deal with world powers alive said Tuesday that a system they set up to enable trade with Tehran has finally concluded its first transaction, facilitating the export of medical goods...

 2020-03-31 09:10 

Washington Times

Europe's trade system with Iran finally makes first deal...

BERLIN (AP) - European countries trying to keep Iran's nuclear deal with world powers alive said Tuesday that a system they set up to enable trade with Tehran has finally concluded its first transaction, facilitating the export of medical goods. Brita...

 2020-03-31 09:10 

WTOP

Europe's trade system with Iran finally makes first deal...

BERLIN (AP) — European countries trying to keep Iran's nuclear deal with world powers alive said Tuesday that a system......

 2020-03-31 09:09 

Washington Times

Nancy Pelosi, the real coronavirus fiddler...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi went on "State of the Union" on CNN and railed against President Donald Trump for — her word — fiddling around while people died of the new coronavirus. The only fiddler here is Pelosi. But in classic redirec...

 2020-03-31 09:00 

Washington Free Beacon

Pennsylvania Allows Planned Parenthood to Perform Abortions Despite Elective Surgery Ban...

Pro-life groups are ripping Gov. Tom Wolf (D.) for failing to stop abortion procedures despite a state-wide ban on elective surgeries in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-03-31 09:00 

Roll Call

Blockchain could transform supply chains, aid in COVID-19 fight...

Companies that specialize in moving goods from one place to another are starting to use the technology that powers cryptocurrency to streamline their work, and they say it could help hospitals stay stocked and staffed during pandemics like the one caused ...

 2020-03-31 09:00 

Washington Post

D.C.-area forecast: Clouds close out March, with late-day and nighttime showers...

Temperatures drop back to more seasonable levels as clouds dominate our skies on Tuesday....

 2020-03-31 09:00 

WTOP

A Rockville firm is seeing demand soar for virtual programming in the age of coronavirus...

The novel coronavirus has brought many businesses to a screeching halt and forced others to go into overdrive. Viva Creative,......

 2020-03-31 08:55 

VOA

WHO: Countries Must Take Steps to 'Push Down' Coronavirus...

Despite vast improvements in countries such as China and South Korea, the World Health Organization said Tuesday the coronavirus outbreak is "far from over" in the region. "This is going to be a long-term battle and we cannot let down our guar...

 2020-03-31 08:52 

Washington Post

Commander: Kurdish forces end riots by IS prisoners in Syria...

The top commander of Kurdish-led forces in northeastern Syria says they have put down riots by Islamic State militants held in a prison there...

 2020-03-31 08:50 

Washington Times

Commander: Kurdish forces end riots by IS prisoners in Syria...

BEIRUT (AP) - Kurdish-led forces have successfully put down riots by Islamic State militants in a prison in northeast Syria with none of the prisoners escaping the facility, the top commander of the U.S.-backed forces said. Mazloum Abdi of the Syrian Demo...

 2020-03-31 08:50 

WTOP

Commander: Kurdish forces end riots by IS prisoners in Syria...

BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish-led forces have successfully put down riots by Islamic State militants in a prison in northeast Syria......

 2020-03-31 08:39 

Washington Times

Closure continues for ferry linking Kentucky and Illinois...

MARION, Ky. (AP) - The Cave-in-Rock Ferry that links Kentucky and Illinois is expected to remain closed until sometime Wednesday, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said. The ferry closed Thursday, when floodwaters covered Kentucky 91 at the Kentucky Lan...

 2020-03-31 08:37 

Washington Post

Hundreds of stranded Americans leave Nepal amid lockdown...

Hundreds of stranded Americans have left Nepal on a repatriation flight, days after a lockdown was imposed in the Himalayan nation to help fight the coronavirus...

 2020-03-31 08:34 

Washington Times

Hundreds of stranded Americans leave Nepal amid lockdown...

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Hundreds of stranded Americans left Nepal on a repatriation flight Tuesday, days after a complete lockdown was imposed in the Himalayan nation to help fight the coronavirus. A Qatar Airways flight arranged by the U.S. government fl...

 2020-03-31 08:34 

WTOP

Hundreds of stranded Americans leave Nepal amid lockdown...

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Hundreds of stranded Americans left Nepal on a repatriation flight Tuesday, days after a complete lockdown......

 2020-03-31 08:34 

Washington Post

The Nation's Weather...

The Nation's Weather for Tuesday, March 31, 2020...

 2020-03-31 08:32 

Washington Post

Ukraine approves legislation in a bid for IMF aid...

Ukraine's parliament has voted to lift the ban on the sale of farmland in a move that will allow the country to get $8 billion worth of aid from the International Monetary Fund...

 2020-03-31 08:28 

Washington Times

Ukraine approves legislation in a bid for IMF aid...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's parliament has voted to lift the ban on the sale of farmland in a move that would allow the country to get $8 billion worth of aid from the International Monetary Fund. The bill, long pushed by economists to stimulate in...

 2020-03-31 08:28 

WTOP

Ukraine approves legislation in a bid for IMF aid...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament has voted to lift the ban on the sale of farmland in a move......

 2020-03-31 08:20 

Washington Post

China revs its engine to move past coronavirus, but it's stuck in second gear...

Businesses that recently reopened have been told to close again as the country weighs an economic reboot against the risk of new infections....

 2020-03-31 08:13 

WTOP

The Latest: Over 5,000 virus cases now confirmed in Africa...

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially......

 2020-03-31 08:08 

Washington Post

China's Huawei says '19 sales up 19% despite U.S. sanctions...

Chinese tech giant Huawei says its 2019 sales rose 19% over a year earlier despite U.S. sanctions that hampered its smartphone and network equipment businesses...

 2020-03-31 08:08 

Washington Post

Chinese tech giant Huawei says 2019 sales rose 19.1% despite U.S. trade sanctions...

Chinese tech giant Huawei says 2019 sales rose 19.1% despite U.S. trade sanctions...

 2020-03-31 08:06 

Washington Times

China's Huawei says '19 sales up 19% despite U.S. sanctions...

BEIJING (AP) - Chinese tech giant Huawei said Tuesday its sales of smartphones and other products grew by double digits last year despite U.S. sanctions but warned it now faces a "more complicated" global environment. Huawei Technologies Ltd. is e...

 2020-03-31 08:06 

WTOP

China's Huawei says '19 sales up 19% despite U.S. sanctions...

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei said Tuesday its sales rose 19.1% last year over 2018 despite U.S. sanctions......

 2020-03-31 08:05 

Washington Times

Chinese tech giant Huawei says 2019 sales rose 19.1% despite U.S. trade sanctions...

BEIJING (AP) - Chinese tech giant Huawei says 2019 sales rose 19.1% despite U.S. trade sanctions....

 2020-03-31 08:05 

WTOP

Chinese tech giant Huawei says 2019 sales rose 19.1% despite U.S. trade sanctions...

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei says 2019 sales rose 19.1% despite U.S. trade sanctions....

 2020-03-31 08:00 

WTOP

Md. mom says her child's medicine is in short supply amid pandemic...

The mom of a 12-year-old with lupus says a federal order allowing experimental use of two drugs to treat coronavirus is causing difficulty in filling her child's prescription....

 2020-03-31 08:00 

Roll Call

How will fintechs survive a new financial crisis?...

Fintech Beat sits down with Jonah Crane to discuss how important (or not) is size in surviving the economic slowdown, and whether firms and customers can transition regulatorily and technologically in time to protect themselves. Show Notes: DOJ examining ...

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