Coronavirus Death Toll May Reach 100,000 to 240,000 in U.S., Officials Say

WASHINGTON — The top government scientists battling the coronavirus estimated on Tuesday that the deadly pathogen could kill 100,000 to 240,000 Americans as it ravages the country despite social distancing measures that have closed schools, banned large gatherings, limited travel and forced people to stay in their homes. Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the nation’s leading […]

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Peer-To-Peer: Agent Ian Pulver on dealing with player clients during COVID-19 pandemic

In the midst of the NHL’s suspended season and the global coronavirus pandemic, NHL agent and Will Sports Group co-founder Ian Pulver spoke with The Hockey News’ owner and publisher W. Graeme Roustan about how he’s getting through the COVID-19 pandemic, staying in contact with players and working alongside families during these tough times. The […]

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Xerox ends hostile HP Inc. bid, citing the coronavirus and market turmoil

Xerox has canceled its hostile takeover bid for HP Inc., citing the coronavirus epidemic and the resulting market turmoil. The copy machine specialist, which announced its change of course Tuesday, said that it would also “no longer seek to nominate our slate of highly qualified candidates to HP’s board of directors.” “While it is disappointing […]

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Fauci says coronavirus could claim up to 200,000 US lives

Senior US scientist Dr. Anthony Fauci issued a cautious prediction Sunday that the novel coronavirus could claim as many as 200,000 lives in the United States, as state and local officials described increasingly desperate shortages in hard-pressed hospitals. And with stress, uncertainty and exhaustion rising across the country, House speaker Nancy Pelosi squarely blamed President […]

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Auntie Maxine takes Trump to the Twitter woodshed

Her tweets speak for themselves. x Trump, stop congratulating yourself! You’re a failure & you’ve mishandled this #COVID19 disaster! You’re not knowledgeable & you don’t know more than experts & generals. Your ignorance & incompetence are appalling & you continue to demonstrate that every time you open your mouth! — Maxine Waters (@RepMaxineWaters) March 30, […]

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Columbia Sportswear Co. CEO reduces salary to $10K to avoid layoffs, pay employees during pandemic

According to The Oregonian, Boyle made $3.3 million in 2018. His decision to take a pay cut followed the closing of Columbia stores nationwide on March 16, which risked over 3,000 employees losing their jobs or not getting paid. By cutting his salary, Boyle can allow for these employees to continue receiving their regular paychecks, […]

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With triplets at home, Alex Pietrangelo has a nice diversion from the uncertainty surrounding his future

The impact of the NHL shutdown on the salary cap gives the pending unrestricted free agents something to ponder while they wait for what comes next – and the St. Louis Blues captain will be among those most affected if the pause causes cap constraints. The post With triplets at home, Alex Pietrangelo has a nice […]

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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 5: A traveler wears a medical mask at Grand Central station on March 5, 2020 in New York City. Six people have been infected with the COVID-19 virus in New York state, all linked to a 50-year-old lawyer who lives in Westchester County and works in Manhattan. (Photo by David Dee Delgado/Getty Images)

First ‘caught with our pants down’ in prep for pandemic, now dragging feet to approve COVID-19 mask

Still, lawmakers only approved a fraction of spending public health experts advocated for in the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act, according to Politico. Health experts recommended at least $820 million for public health grants and $470 million for preparing hospitals, but legislators approved $675 million for the grants and $275 million to prepare hospitals, […]

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Celebrities dead from coronavirus: Who has succumbed to the pandemic? ▷ Nigeria news

While the coronavirus pandemic claims thousands of lives every day, certain deaths cannot go unnoticed, because these people were famous and loved by millions. The disease does not differentiate between common people and celebrities. So, who are the celebrities dead from coronavirus? Image:, @DEADLINE, @BBCAfrica, @EaterNY, @cnnbrk, @Daily_Express, @nypost (modified by author)Source: UGC Who […]

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