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Defective tanker truck leaves trail of fuel between Saint-Laurent and Dorval

Montreal firefighters spread abrasives and covered sewers to ensure the fuel did not trickle into the sewer system.
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Coronavirus in NYC: Nearly a quarter of city paramedics are out on medical leave
Nearly a quarter of New York City’s paramedics are out because of illness or injury — as the number of 911 calls for medical service surge during the coronavirus outbreak. About 23 percent of all EMS members — or around 950 — were out on medical leave as of Sunday, the most recent data available,...
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City paramedic compares coronavirus crisis to ‘war zone’ — and he should know
A city paramedic says the Big Apple’s fight against the coronavirus is like being in a “war zone” — and he should know. “I’ve actually been in a war zone. It is a pretty good analogy,” said EMT Phil Suarez, also a humanitarian aid worker who has provided trauma care in Mosul in northern Iraq...
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Small-Business Borrowers Can Apply For Loans Starting April 3, Treasury Department Says.
The one-time loans will be for businesses with 500 employees or less, with some exceptions, and are capped at $10 million.
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Rep. Max Rose will deploy with Staten Island National Guard amid coronavirus
Rose (D-NY) said Wednesday that he will serve as an Operations Officer in Staten Island-based facilities beginning April 1.
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Three new coronavirus deaths confirmed in Orange County as case count tops 500
About 20% of COVID-19 patients were hospitalized as of Tuesday, and of those, half were in intensive care, health officials said.
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Lakers say all players 'currently symptom-free of COVID-19' after 14-day quarantine
Lakers say their players have completed 14-day home isolation and are "currently symptom-free of COVID-19" after two unnamed players tested positive.        
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Joe Zee and husband expecting baby girl via surrogate
"We also feel that sharing happy news is what the world needs right now."
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Ari Fleischer says Trump critics who don't want briefings aired live are 'bad for demoracy'
Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer responded to the late night hosts who are calling on networks to stop airing President Trump’s coronavirus news briefings live saying it’s “really distressing.”
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Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady gets No. 12 jersey from wide receiver Chris Godwin
Quarterback Tom Brady will be changing his team for the first time in 20 years, but his number on the field will remain the same.
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Cuomo blames ventilator shortage on competition with FEMA, states
ALBANY — New York is caught in a bidding war with the federal government and other states for pricey, much-needed ventilators, frustrating the Empire State’s quest for 40,000 machines, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday. “We have ordered 17,000 from China — ventilators — that we would pay for roughly $25,000 each,” Cuomo told reporters during...
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Giants NFL Mock Draft 1.0: Isaiah Simmons is just start of defensive boost
It is called a Mock Draft for a reason. It is not real or authentic, but harboring no intention to deceive. So, mock if you will, but rest assured Giants general manager Dave Gettleman has either approved, ignored or scoffed at this seven-round mock draft for his team ahead of the 2020 NFL Draft. Each...
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Pelosi said Trump is responsible for American deaths. Watch Biden's answer
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said President Donald Trump should have taken more initiative in the past to slow the coronavirus outbreak and should utilize more resources available through the Defense Production Act.
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Lawsuit: Zoom illegally sold users' personal data
The video-conferencing tool has seen its user accounts soar recently, putting a spotlight on its security measures.
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NFL team owners vote to expand playoffs to 14 teams
NFL team owners voted Tuesday to expand the playoffs by one team in each conference, for a total of 14, next season as they continue to plan for the 2020 season to begin on time.
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Refugee family plans surprise grocery delivery for former sponsor isolating during coronavirus outbreak
A heartwarming act has gone viral on Twitter, and inspired others to share their own stories of kindness.
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Coronavirus death rate much lower than previously reported, study says
The coronavirus may not be as deadly as previously suggested, according to a new study that accounts for cases that were not diagnosed. The study published Monday in the medical journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases estimated that the death rate will be 0.66%, which is much lower than figures between 2% and 3.4% that have...
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As coronavirus spreads, Los Angeles County scores an A in social distancing; other counties lag
Staying home was somewhat slow to catch on in California, but now travel is way down -- mostly. A new social distancing scoreboard grades each county.
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Spain's Health Staff Are Catching The Coronavirus As Protective Gear Runs Short
Thousands of medical workers now have COVID-19 in Spain, one of the countries hardest-hit by the disease.
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Las Vegas homeless placed in outdoor parking lot as 'temporary shelter'
The temporary closure of a shelter run by Catholic Charities led the city to open the shelter.
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SiriusXM launches channel for female comics amid coronavirus outbreak
SiriusXM is set to launch a radio channel devoted to female comedians on Wednesday. 
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10 NYC playgrounds closing after drawing crowds amid coronavirus lockdown
De Blasio has resisted calls to close city parks and playgrounds — instead trusting New Yorkers to police their own social-distancing — but said Tuesday that his hand has been forced.
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Commander of aircraft carrier hit by coronavirus outbreak warns Navy 'decisive action' is needed
The commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, a US Navy aircraft carrier where an outbreak of the coronavirus has spread to at least 70 sailors, has warned Navy leadership that decisive action is required to save the lives of the ship's crew.
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Wisconsin is moving forward with April 7 primary despite coronavirus concerns
Wisconsin is moving forward with plans to hold its primary election next Tuesday, creating a chaotic scenario that's left state and local election officials scrambling to hold a primary in the middle of a pandemic.
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Emergency Doctor Warns Costs for Masks 'Have Gone Up by 10 to 20 Times' Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
"The supply chain is absolutely broken," Dr. Megan Ranney said.
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newsweek.com
No plans to cancel US Open tennis tournament, USTA says
The Open is set to run Aug. 24 through Sept. 13, and, "We're still planning accordingly,'' said Danny Zausner, managing director of the US Tennis Association, which runs the tournament.
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With Republicans wary of more coronavirus spending, Trump urges infrastructure plan
U.S. Republican lawmakers signaled caution on Tuesday over Democratic plans to prepare another large spending bill to battle the coronavirus crisis, even as President Donald Trump called for $2 trillion in spending, this time on infrastructure.
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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Dow sinks, virus pushes it to sharpest quarterly plunge in over 3 decades
Wall Street's three major indexes tumbled on Tuesday, with the Dow registering its biggest quarterly decline since 1987 and the S&P 500 suffering its deepest quarterly drop since the financial crisis on growing evidence of massive economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic.
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Turkmenistan government outlaws any mention of the word ‘coronavirus’
Turkmenistan has a special approach to wiping out the coronavirus — by completely banning any mention of the word, according to reports. The Central Asian nation is ordering citizens to stop saying the name of the deadly illness that’s sweeping the globe — and even empowered police to detain anyone letting it pass their lips...
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Marriott reveals second big data breach in two years
Marriott said 5.2 million hotel guests may have had their personal information accessed dating back to mid-January.
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Los Angeles supervisors remove sheriff as head of emergency operations
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors removed Sheriff Alex Villanueva as head of the county's emergency operations center on Tuesday,  a day after he reversed an order to close gun shops amid the coronavirus pandemic. 
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The Florida Pastor Who Was Jailed for Endangering Public Health Has a Knack for Outrageous Stunts
Once he declared that Ruth Bader Ginsburg should be shot for treason.
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slate.com
Walgreens expands delivery service of over-the counter medications
Customers can now order over-the counter medications, household essentials and convenience products through the Postmates app.       
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usatoday.com
Be a ‘Tiger King’ without risking life and limb with Google’s AR function
Calling all average Joe Exotics. Isolationist animal lovers are becoming their own “Tiger Kings,” minus the mauling risk (or serial philandering), by using Google’s augmented reality function to turn their homes into a virtual menagerie. The nifty feature debuted last year but is currently gaining popularity as people seek new ways to stave off the...
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nypost.com
Airlines pivot from passengers to cargo amid coronavirus crisis
Amid a huge drop in passenger demand because of the coronavirus outbreak, airlines turn to flying cargo only instead of people on some flights.
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latimes.com
Man uses bucket truck to visit mom amid coronavirus pandemic
He usually takes his mom out every Thursday – but during coronavirus, he had to get creative.
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Hero of the Day: Real estate exec gives free rent to pizzeria feeding hospitals
Free rent might be a pie in the sky for out-of-work New Yorkers, but this Manhattan landlord is making it a reality for a pizzeria that’s been feeding hospital workers.  “When times get bad, there’s one thing New Yorkers do, and that’s help each other,” said Ben Kraus, an asset manager at A&E Real Estate...
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Bookshelves and AirPods: How Anderson Cooper, Savannah Guthrie and other news stars adjust
Coronavirus has changed the conversation on TV news chatfests. It's changed their appearance, too, with roundtables out and remote interviews in.        
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'Picard' Is the First 'Star Trek' Series Launched By a Woman Director—Here's How She Did It
Hanelle Culpepper directed episodes of 'Star Trek: Discovery,' but by directing the first three episodes of 'Star Trek: Picard,' she became the first woman director of a 'Star Trek' series pilot.
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newsweek.com
Editorial: Newsom opens the door to more doctors and nurses, but it needs to be wider
Doctors who've gone to medical school for nearly four years and nurses who are within two months of graduation are needed during the coronavirus crisis.
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latimes.com
Louisiana pastor charged for violating ban on gatherings: 'We will continue to have church'
Central Police Chief Roger Corcoran called Spell's decision to hold service despite the social distancing orders "reckless and irresponsible."        
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usatoday.com
Storytime with Dana, featuring Dana's corny jokes
Today, I have a very special treat: My famous corny jokes!
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Austrian officials face lawsuit from 2,500 tourists over ski resort outbreak
Austrian authorities are facing a class action lawsuit involving as many as 2,500 tourists over their handling of a coronavirus outbreak in the popular winter sports resort of Ischgl, in Tyrol province.
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After 'Zoom bombings,' FBI warns of videoconferencing hijacks amid coronavirus
As more Americans rely on videoconferencing for work and to keep connected to love ones, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning of hijacks to network apps.
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Lenders blocked plan to protect Americans’ credit scores amid coronavirus
Cash-strapped Americans — even those who lost their jobs — can’t expect to catch a break on their credit report if they miss a loan, rent or mortgage payment because of the coronavirus pandemic, a new report said Tuesday. The powerful financial industry successfully lobbied Congress to reject a moratorium on recording missed and late...
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White House Promised 27 Million Coronavirus Tests By End of March, But U.S. Just Hit 1 Million
Tracking analysts see a discrepancy between White House claims and the real numbers on the testing kits.
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newsweek.com
Gun sales spike in Riverside County as confusion over gun store closures roils L.A.
After L.A. County flip-flops on whether gun stores are essential businesses, the sheriff of Riverside County rolls out the welcome mat to gun buyers.
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latimes.com
Italy frets over lockdown, eyes eventual staggered re-opening
Italian health officials warned on Tuesday it was too soon to consider lifting lockdown restrictions, saying a deceleration in new cases of coronavirus should not raise hopes that the crisis was near an end.
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reuters.com
In Texas airports, troopers check travel history
Texas Department of Public Safety troopers will be in airports across the state indefinitely to enforce Gov. Greg Abbott's executive orders that anyone traveling from hotspot locations will have to self-quarantine for 14 days. (March 31)       
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