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ESPN wasn’t only one to tell UFC, Dana White to ‘stand down’
Dana White was determined to stage UFC 249 next weekend, but even the president of the UFC has to bow to the power of his network partner. White on Thursday announced the cancellation of UFC 249 after he received calls from the “highest levels” of ESPN’s parent company, Disney, to “stand down,” he said in...
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NYSE opened its coronavirus-shut doors to facilitate IPO
The New York Stock Exchange quietly used its trading floor to take a company public late last month — days after it had shuttered the famous pit because of a coronavirus outbreak, The Post has learned. The Big Board took a group of people onto the trading floor of its historic building at 11 Wall...
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Federal court again allows some abortions in Texas despite governor's coronavirus restrictions
A federal judge has once again cleared the way for some abortions to resume in Texas despite the governor's order restricting them during the coronavirus outbreak.
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What happens when pilots don't get their flying hours?
When aviation eventually reboots, pilots will need to brush up on flight-deck skills and ensure they keep within the boundaries of aviation's stringent safety regulations. And that is presenting a looming challenge as pilots remain housebound.
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Stop the Coronavirus Conspiracy Coverage
The media should be reporting in good faith during this crisis.
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Utah governor extends stay at home directive until end of April
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert delivers a press conference to address the steps Utah is taking to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, amid recent outbreaks across the nation.
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How hospitals are working to protect newborns, mothers during coronavirus
Of all the concerns of a mother-to-be, the possibility of giving birth during a global pandemic was likely not among them.
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Dana White: UFC 249 canceled after ESPN, Disney step in
UFC 249 has officially been canceled.
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The Coronavirus Threatens to Do Disparate Damage to Black People in Washington, D.C.
Early numbers suggest COVID-19 will do the most harm where racial health inequities are already in place.
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slate.com
Florida governor falsely claims the coronavirus hasn't killed anyone under 25
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis falsely claimed Thursday that the novel coronavirus hasn't killed anyone under 25 nationwide while discussing a timeline for reopening schools in the state.
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Texans deal for Brandin Cooks to fill DeAndre Hopkins void
Brandin Cooks in on the move again. The wide receiver, who has moved around the NFL in his six-year career, looks like he will be heading to a new city. The Houston Texans are reportedly acquiring Cooks in a trade from the Los Angeles Rams, according to multiple reports. The Texans acquired Cooks along with...
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Paulina Porizkova celebrates turning 55 in quarantine with throwback bikini pic: 'I will feel pretty today'
Paulina Porizkova is showing the world that turning 55 doesn’t mean you’re turning the page on your prime.
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Mexico proposes 100,000 bpd oil output cut at OPEC meeting
In a meeting with OPEC and its allies, Mexico proposed reducing its oil output by 100,000 barrels per day (bpd) in the next two months, Energy Minister Rocio Nahle said on Thursday.
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Cooking pasta by the ton is just one way these CNN Heroes are persevering during the pandemic
CNN Heroes are working overtime to meet their communities' needs. Whether it's distributing food and supplies, or fighting for sobriety through online workouts, they are getting the job done.
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Boston Bruins to record messages for former teammate Colby Cave, who's in coma
Edmonton Oilers center Colby Cave is in medically induced coma after brain surgery in Toronto and his wife, Emily, can't go into the room with him.        
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In California: Don't even THINK of canceling fishing
Gov. Gavin Newsom sends ventilators out of state to the dismay of locals who uh, sort of need them? Plus, a meeting to talk fishing's fate in a time of coronavirus erupts into chaos. And stick around for stories that show us what can happen if we wait for the miracle.        
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Exes Jesse Metcalfe, Cara Santana reportedly quarantining together
After their split, Jesse Metcalfe and Cara Santana may have had to make a tough call while in coronavirus quarantine.
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Coronavirus 5G conspiracy theory debunked: Experts say there’s no connection
As the novel coronavirus spreads around the world, bizarre theories have emerged online linking 5G technology to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Linda Tripp, and the trailing damage of the Clinton affair
There is a man at the center of this story, but it is really about three women, writes SE Cupp. One went on to become a US Senator and run for president, twice, unsuccessfully. Another spent decades trying to hide, heal, reinvent and give back. The third--her name was Linda Tripp--lived in relative obscurity. She died Wednesday.
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Hopefully NY Labor Department really did end unemployment application nightmare
It looks like the state Labor Department is doing something to end the nightmare that applying for jobless benefits has become. As we noted Monday, the website for starting the unemployment application keeps crashing, adding to the frustrations of those newly out of work. One part of the problem is ancient software. Another: unprecedented demand...
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LA County librarians sew face masks for county disaster workers
California librarians are putting their sewing skills to good use — making cloth face masks for the heroes on the front lines.
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Judge rejects release of vulnerable Cook County Jail inmates
Cook County Jail is experiencing one of the largest outbreaks from a single location in the country.
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OPEC+ outlines oil cut deal, but Mexico holds up final agreement: sources
OPEC, Russia and other allies outlined plans on Thursday to cut their oil output by more than a fifth and said they expected the United States and other producers to join in their effort to prop up prices hammered by the coronavirus crisis.
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Chef Robert Irvine predicts 'we are not going back to full 300-seat restaurants' once US reopens
"Restaurant: Impossible" host Chef Robert Irvine told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Thursday that restaurant owners will need to take new variables into account once they are able to fully reopen for business amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Governor catches counties off guard by sending ventilators back to stockpile
California Gov. Gavin Newsom's plan to send 500 ventilators to the national stockpile has caused confusion in counties that have been requesting ventilators themselves.
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Bipartisan lawmakers make another push for remote voting
Congressional leaders still oppose the idea.
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Lil Nas X wouldn’t have come out if not for fame
“I planned to die with the secret."
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Reaction video: UFC 249 is postponed, and all future events are suspended. Now what?
MMA Junkie has a full reaction to the UFC's decision to postpone UFC 249 and indefinitely suspend all future events.       Related StoriesTwitter reacts to the UFC finally standing down to the coronavirus pandemicUFC 249 canceled, all events on hold indefinitely due to coronavirus pandemicCoronavirus-related family deaths reason for Rose Namajunas' withdrawal from UFC 249 
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Can You Eat Meat on Good Friday?
Despite the coronavirus pandemic, Catholics are still expected to fast and abstain from eating meat on Good Friday.
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newsweek.com
Trump: I would "rely heavily" on health experts when deciding to reopen U.S. economy
Some of President Trump's top economic advisers are reportedly eyeing May 1 to reopen the U.S. economy, but Mr. Trump says he will "rely heavily" on health experts to make that decision. CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett and Politico White House correspondent and associate editor Anita Kumar join Elaine Quijano to discuss Thursday's top headlines from the White House.
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USS Roosevelt sailor found unconscious, transferred to ICU
A sailor on the USS Roosevelt, who tested positive for Covid-19, has been transferred to intensive care after being found unresponsive by his colleagues.
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Kyle Smith: Stop the sickening 'Cuomo Brothers Feel-Good Pandemic Variety Show'
We know CNN thinks of itself as the chief public relations officer for the Democratic Party, but usually that just means liberal journalists pushing liberal talking points.
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Falcons' Todd Gurley donating meals to feed Atlanta residents, health care workers amid coronavirus fight
Atlanta Falcons’ Todd Gurley is giving back during the coronavirus pandemic.
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An inside look at Central Park’s makeshift coronavirus hospital
The makeshift field hospital set up in Central Park for COVID-19 patients was at near capacity Thursday as The Post got an inside-look at the facility amid the coronavirus crisis. The 14-tent hospital, built by evangelical Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse, has 68 beds and by Thursday 52 of those beds were full after the...
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Yankees' Clint Frazier has friend who might be positive for coronavirus, he says
The New York Yankees’ Clint Frazier said this week he has a close friend who might be positive for the coronavirus, and it’s something that is resonating with the young outfielder, while the pandemic has also put a halt to the MLB season, as well.
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Coronavirus quarantine inspires artist Pablo Helguera's project: singing telegrams
How do you bring people together when social distancing forces them apart? Pablo Helguera and Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana have a way, and it's free.
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latimes.com
New studies show where New York outbreak originated
Two separate research projects suggest that the novel coronavirus may have been circulating in New York City earlier than thought and the earliest cases likely originated with travelers coming from Europe and other parts of the United States, not Asia.
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Trump says he had good call with Putin, Saudi king on oil
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had a good conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia's King Salman and expected that OPEC and other countries would be announcing a deal soon.
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reuters.com
Hamas arrests peace activists in Gaza over Zoom call with Israelis
Several peace activists in the Gaza Strip were arrested on treason charges for allegedly participating in a Zoom video chat with their counterparts in Israel. 
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Assemblyman Mike Gipson's son injured in shooting in Los Angeles
A shooting on Sunday in the Gramercy Park neighborhood left one man dead and three others injured, including the son of Assemblyman Mike Gipson.
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Tupac Shakur wanted journalist Ed Gordon’s advice, Gordon says
“I told him, ‘The cats you’re running around with are real thugs — you are not a thug.'”
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How much will they get? President Trump says airline bailout details are under discussion
President Trump said his administration will be in talks with the airlines through the weekend about how to help the beleaguered aviation industry.        
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Cuomo announces 5 new testing facilities in minority communities in NY
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that the state would be opening five new coronavirus testing centers in minority communities, making good on a promise by him and other lawmakers to take greater steps to protect people of racial backgrounds who have been heavily impacted by the virus.
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Phillies' Zack Wheeler opposed to MLB's reported plan to quarantine players to start season: 'That's not going to work'
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Tua Tagovailoa holds virtual pro day: ‘His health is just fine’
Tua Tagovailoa’s agent says the quarterback is healthy and will be ready for training camp. Tagovailoa held a virtual pro day with former NFL quarterback Trent Dilfer on Thursday after the former Alabama star’s personal pro day was canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak. Video of Tagovailoa’s workout will be sent to NFL teams. Tagovailoa...
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Accused NYC serial burglar ‘Brick Man’ released from jail after coronavirus concerns
The “Brick Man” is out of jail again — but this time he has the coronavirus to thank for his freedom. Anthony Manson — a 50-year-old ex-con who earned his nickname by allegedly using the construction material for multiple smash-and-grab burglaries — was released this week with the consent of the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office,...
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Carson says 'about 98 percent' of people who get coronavirus will recover: 'We can't operate out of hysteria'
Housing & Urban Development Secretary Dr. Ben Carson told "The Story" Thursday that not enough public attention is being paid to "the number of people who have recovered" from coronavirus" -- which Carson said "is going to be about 98 percent of all the people who get it."
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FDA warns Alex Jones over false coronavirus claims
Jones has claimed the products sold on InfoWars, which have no evidence behind them, can "boost your immune system."
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politico.com