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Darn tootin’, the Easter Bunny is an essential worker
Kudos to Doug Ford, the premier of Ontario, for ensuring that coronavirus lockdowns won’t stop Peter Cottontail from hopping down his bunny trail in the Canadian province. Ford has issued an order declaring the Easter Bunny “an essential service provider,” fully “authorized to deliver Easter chocolate, candy and related treats to the children of Ontario.”...
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nypost.com
With The Masters postponed, get your golf fix from Kevin Costner
During the coronavirus shutdown, each day we will bring you a recommendation from The Post’s Peter Botte for a sports movie, TV show or book that perhaps was before your time or somehow slipped between the cracks of your viewing/reading history. TIN CUP (1996) Rated R Streaming: Amazon Prime The annual battle for the Green...
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Inside the coronavirus field hospital at NYC’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine
New images show how the Cathedral of St. John the Divine is being converted into the city’s latest field hospital — its seats now replaced with hospital beds. Volunteers Wednesday labored to convert the massive, storied Morningside Heights house of worship into a makeshift infirmary as the city grapples with the worst coronavirus outbreak in the...
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US stock futures mixed after Wall Street rally
US stock futures were down in after-hours trading Wednesday following Wall Street rally.
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edition.cnn.com
Never Forget Wisconsin
These images of determined, masked voters waiting in lengthy lines—some using canes or in wheelchairs—are a macabre snapshot of American failure.
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slate.com
Flashback: Linda Tripp reflects on 'needy' Monica Lewinsky, says relationship 'wasn't a friendship'
In November 2017, Tripp gave one of her final interviews to Fox Nation as part of their "Scandalous" docu-series on Bill and Hillary Clinton.
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foxnews.com
Why Joe Biden starts as the general election front-runner
With Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders' decision to end his campaign on Wednesday, it's now official: Former Vice President Joe Biden will be the Democratic presidential nominee this fall.
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edition.cnn.com
Sober up, de Blasio: Days of wine and roses are over, time to slash the budget
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s first whack at the city budget in the wake of the coronavirus is barely a beginning on what needs doing. Four months ago, he presented a preliminary $93.5 billion spending plan. Now, despite a loss of perhaps $6 billion in tax income and likely cuts in state aid, his “adjusted” budget...
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Chinese workers in the US are losing their visas with their jobs. But flying home to China is too expensive
After her company laid her off last month, Tang Chen couldn't sleep. For days, her heart kept racing. There was one question at the front of her mind: would she be able to stay in the United States?
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Meka is Done With Michael and His Selfishness in 'Married at First Sight' Season 10 Exclusive Sneak Peek
"I feel like simple things that Michael can do to show that he cares, he skips every opportunity," Meka said in a confessional video in the upcoming episode of Lifetime's "Married at First Sight."
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newsweek.com
Women urged to delay fertility treatments during pandemic
"You never get used to the phone call that says you can't move further, you can't move on," one woman said.
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cbsnews.com
Report finds Syrian government forces responsible for 2017 chemical attacks
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons' Investigation and Identification Team (IIT) has concluded the Syrian government forces were responsible for a series of chemical attacks on a Syrian town in late March 2017.
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Drake's Toronto mansion is, in a word, outrageous — and has Twitter talking
Drake's home-design tastes are off the charts, a new magazine spread reveals. Here are three things we took away from a visual tour of his Toronto mansion.
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latimes.com
Coronavirus cases surge in nursing homes across the country
More than half the nursing homes in New Jersey have at least one case.
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cbsnews.com
Kentucky Doctor Strangled Teenage Girl for Not Following Coronavirus Social Distancing Measures, Police Say
Dr. John Rademaker was arrested on Tuesday for an incident where he attacked a teen girl for not following social distancing guidelines and "applied pressure to victim's throat and impeded her breathing," according to police.
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newsweek.com
Grocery clerk dies of coronavirus, leaves goodbye video for family on phone
"All she wanted to do was just help people," her mother said of the 27-year-old, who had cerebral palsy.
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Revised coronavirus model predicts fewer deaths, but tens of thousands in US still expected to die by August
An influential model tracking the coronavirus pandemic in the United States now predicts that fewer people will die and fewer hospital beds will be needed compared to its estimates from last week.
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Coronavirus crisis highlights Trump’s resistance to criticism — and his desire for fervent praise
Examples range from Trump’s suggestions of withholding aid from struggling state governments to his repeated refusal to take responsibility for shortcomings in the federal response.
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washingtonpost.com
Ed Helms on 'Coffee & Kareem,' gratitude for 'essential workers'
Ed Helms stars with Taraji P. Henson in the new comedy, "Coffee & Kareem." The former "Office" star reveals why he had to do this movie, and also says he's grateful for all of the essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic. (April 8)       
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Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos mourn 'GMA' camera operator who died from coronavirus
Robin Roberts announced on "Good Morning America" that their studio camera operator Tony Greer has died from complications due to the coronavirus.        
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usatoday.com
Millions of new unemployment claims expected as layoffs continue to surge
Millions of Americans expected to have applied for unemployment benefits over the last week as more companies lay off or furlough workers      
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usatoday.com
Review: A father fights for the life of his son in the documentary 'Waldo on Weed'
The documentary 'Waldo on Weed' focuses on the experimental use of cannabis to treat a 6-month-old baby boy suffering from Retinoblastoma.
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latimes.com
Linda Tripp, Clinton Sex Scandal Whistleblower, Dies At 70
The Pentagon aide's secret recordings of conversations with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky helped lead to the impeachment of President Clinton in the late 1990s.
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npr.org
New Jersey Orders Face Masks in Grocery Stores After Largest Spike in Deaths Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
State officials reported 275 deaths caused by COVID-19 on Wednesday, the highest increase in 24 hours to date.
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newsweek.com
Esper lobbies Senate to quickly confirm new Navy secretary
One official said they expect Kenneth Braithwaite to be confirmed within the month.
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politico.com
Geno Smith unloads on ‘snake’ Rex Ryan after random Jets dis
The 2014 Jets are in the news again for all the wrong reasons, and this time Rex Ryan and Geno Smith are going at it. Appearing on ESPN’s “First Take” Wednesday, Ryan boasted he would have been a huge NFL coaching success with multiple Super Bowl titles if he had Tom Brady at quarterback. At...
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nypost.com
10,000 Cases and 500 Deaths in Africa. Health Officials Say It's Just the Beginning
Millions of people in Africa are at high risk for COVID-19 and lack reliable access to doctors or medical equipment. Health officials are focusing on preventing the spread of the disease.
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npr.org
Speed of coronavirus deaths shocks doctors as New York toll hits new high
New York, the hardest hit state in America, on Wednesday reported its highest number of coronavirus-related deaths in a single day with even veteran doctors and nurses expressing shock at the speed with which patients were declining and dying.
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reuters.com
Disney+ has surged past 50 million subscribers in five months
The Disney streaming service's subscriber count has grown by 75% since February.
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latimes.com
Coronavirus rocks the NYC’s teacher’s union, source says
More than 30 members of the United Federation of Teachers — including retired staff — have been reported by family members to have died from coronavirus, a union source said. Shellshocked kin have been contacting the organization to alert officials to the cases in increasing numbers, the source said. While he did not specify that...
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Military sending doctors into New York hospitals hard hit by coronavirus as new facilities sit mostly empty
The US military is surging hundreds of doctors and nurses into some of the New York City hospitals that have been hardest hit by the coronavirus as the city's mayor, Bill de Blasio, is calling for even more military help in combating the pandemic.
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Linda Tripp, whose tapes exposed Clinton scandal, dies at 70
Linda Tripp, whose secretly recorded conversations with White House intern Monica Lewinsky led to the 1998 impeachment of President Bill Clinton, has died at age 70
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abcnews.go.com
The United Nations goes missing
The coronavirus pandemic should have been a moment for global action. Instead, the U.N. is riven with dissension and self-doubt, and countries are going their own way.
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politico.com
Linda Tripp, whose tapes exposed Clinton scandal, dies at 70
Her death was confined by attorney Joseph Murtha. He provided no further details.        
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usatoday.com
More than 90,000 cruise crewmembers left to battle coronavirus – at times without pay
Crew members are having just as trouble as passengers in getting off ships once their skills are no longer needed.        
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usatoday.com
US military transferred 18 Covid-19 patients after an emergency with oxygen supply at New York City hospital
A New York City hospital had issues with its oxygen supply on Tuesday night, causing the urgent transfer of multiple patients to be cared for elsewhere, Gen. Terrence O'Shaughessy told CNN.
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Gutfeld on what the bar and restaurant industry needs now
Disasters like the coronavirus pandemic destroy things, including illusions.
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foxnews.com
Pompeo says State Dept. has repatriated more than 50,000 US citizens since coronavirus breakout
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Wednesday that the government has brought home more than 50,000 Americans who have been stranded abroad since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
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foxnews.com
Linda Tripp, Whose Tapes Exposed Clinton Scandal, Dies at 70
Her secretly recorded conversations with Monica Lewinsky led to the 1998 impeachment of President Bill Clinton
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time.com
The best, most hilarious song of the coronavirus quarantine says what we all feel now. You need this
Instagram stars Las Cardachians, a duo of Colombian satirists, capture the zeitgeist of the moment in a song that is brief and to the point.
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latimes.com
I Love the Degrading Sex I Have With the Guy I’m Seeing. But Can That Transition Into a Real Relationship?
Our sexual connection is amazing, but I’m wondering if he’s open to more.
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slate.com
Coronavirus threatens to shrink struggling US movie theater chains
Coming to a theater near you: a marquee with no movie titles on it, but instead big letters that say “gone out of business.” With movie houses nationwide closed by the coronavirus, big cinema chains like AMC Entertainment and Regal Cinemas parent CineWorld are at risk of filing for bankruptcy in the coming weeks or...
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nypost.com
Coronavirus becomes a weapon of disinformation in Middle East battle for influence
In the battle for regional influence, coronavirus worries make Middle East countries vulnerable to disinformation campaigns.
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latimes.com
Homeless in NYC shelter ‘sitting ducks’ for coronavirus
A Manhattan homeless shelter has kicked coronavirus precautions out the door. The shelter at 127 W. 25th St. has made social distancing impossible by packing 25 people into each of two dormitory rooms on nearly a dozen floors, residents of the facility told The Post. As many as 40 people are packed into the lunchroom,...
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Nelson Mandela quote has helped Lakers GM Rob Pelinka maintain optimism about NBA resuming season
Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka notes Nelson Mandela quote that "sport has the power to change the world."        
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usatoday.com
Chinese Professional Baseball League team will have robot mannequins as fans at games, team says
One team in the Chinese Professional Baseball League is getting creative with its fan base during the coronavirus pandemic.
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foxnews.com
Fox Hosts Locked Out of Twitter After Telling Followers that Quitting Quarantine Will Make Them 'Immune' to Coronavirus
"The only way we can become immune to the environment; we must be out in the environment. Quarantining people inside of their houses for extended periods will make people sick!" the conservative duo incorrectly told their 1.4 million Twitter followers.
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newsweek.com
Biden moves quickly to exorcise ‘the ghosts of 2016’
The former veep is mindful of the toxic dynamic that characterized Bernie’s fraught relationship with Hillary Clinton.
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politico.com