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The real ‘Molly’s Game’: Inside Tobey Maguire’s high-stakes underground poker ring
In a new book about the infamous 'Molly's Game' poker games he co-founded with Tobey Maguire, Houston Curtis says that the 'Spider-Man' star used famous pals like Leo Di Caprio as bait to lure in wealthy opponents sure to lose.
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nypost.com
Coronavirus patients mistakingly taken to USNS Comfort, report says
Several patients infected with COVID-19 were mistakenly brought to the hospital ship USNS Comfort, according to a new report on Saturday, “Less than five” infected patients were transferred to the vessel sometime on Friday, an official told Fox News. The 1,000-bed US Navy ship, which docked at Pier 90 on Manhattan’s West Side after its...
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'This Is A Big Deal': New York Hails Ventilator Deliveries From China And Oregon
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said New York, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., is still waiting on its order from federal authorities. But others have stepped in with some 1,140 ventilators.
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npr.org
Opinion: Kobe Bryant deserved to give what would have been a memorable Hall of Fame speech
Kobe Bryant was supposed to deliver a speech that fully matched his complex personality, full of epic stories about his life and love for basketball.       
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usatoday.com
Pelosi, Schumer blast Trump pick to oversee $2T stimulus, call for 'urgent' House oversight
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer railed against President Trump's choice to nominate a White House lawyer to oversee the massive coronavirus stimulus program as a failure and re-upped up calls for more congressional oversight. 
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foxnews.com
Grassley demands 'explanation' for firing of intel community watchdog
Also on Saturday, Thomas Monheim was tapped to be acting inspector general.
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politico.com
The Post ranks the best 18 golf holes on public courses in NY metro area
The demands have been heard, and The Post has responded! After such terrific feedback from our flawless list of “The Best 18 Holes in the metro area” from this past Sunday, quite a few readers eloquently described their frustration with so many of those holes being on private courses. Hey, yo, they said, how ’bout...
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Sean McVay is finally watching ‘Game of Thrones’ while under quarantine
LA Rams coach Sean McVay is binge-watching “Game of Thrones” while staying home during the coronavirus crisis.
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New York reels as 630 die in a day, the state's bleakest toll yet
Coronavirus-related illnesses killed 630 people in the last day in New York state, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday, in the grimmest 24 hours yet for the U.S. state hit hardest by the pandemic.
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AOC Calls U.S. 'Brutal Society' in Video While Making Margarita, Conservative Critics Mock Coronavirus Message
Conservative critics of the New York congresswoman brushed off her criticisms of the federal government's coronavirus response, noting instead she made a margarita while urging Americans to push fellow lawmakers into action.
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newsweek.com
Patricia Bosworth, actor turned celebrity biographer, dies of coronavirus
Patricia Bosworth, an actor who went on to chronicle lives including Jane Fonda's, Marlon Brando's and her own, died from coronavirus. She was 86.
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latimes.com
PM Update: Cloudy overnight; warmer on Sunday
Not much sunshine to speak this weekend, but it will still end up on the mild side.
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washingtonpost.com
Trump says NFL season should start on time amid coronavirus crisis
President Trump believes the NFL season should start on time in September. Trump said as much in a conference call with the commissioners of the major sports leagues on Saturday, and also said he hoped to have fans back in stadiums by August and September, according to ESPN, citing sources familiar with the call. The NFL...
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nypost.com
Pandemic exposes low pay and scant protections for nursing assistants and home-care aides
Home health aides and certified nursing assistants, the largest category of healthcare workers, lack the equipment and job security nurses have.
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latimes.com
Shop towels filter better than T-shirts for DIY coronavirus masks
After President Trump said Friday Americans can wear face masks (if they want to) — and experts now say they can help stop the coronavirus — people are going DIY, making their own face protectors in droves. But a small clothing manufacturer in Los Angeles says not to use T-shirt material, as the government suggested, but...
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Actress Patricia Bosworth dead at 86 due to coronavirus
Patricia Bosworth, an actress who once starred alongside Audrey Hepburn and later wrote biographies on several stars including Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift, has died from complications of the coronavirus. She was 86.
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foxnews.com
When is Amazon Prime Day 2020? It'll likely be delayed due to coronavirus demands, reports say
When is Prime Day 2020? Expect Amazon's Black Friday in July, to be postponed "at least until August" because of the coronavirus.      
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usatoday.com
'Look toward Jesus': Hairdresser draws Jesus mural in driveway
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3rd MN hotel taking in homeless people
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edition.cnn.com
Childbirth during a pandemic means new challenges
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edition.cnn.com
Local gown store looking to host prom for teens
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edition.cnn.com
President Donald Trump speaks with sports league commissioners, discusses coronavirus response
President Donald Trump had a conference call with many major sports league commissioners Saturday, including the NFL and NBA, to discuss coronavirus.       
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usatoday.com
Floyd Mayweather’s daughter arrested
Iyanna, 19, was busted on charges of felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
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nypost.com
Wild video shows Brooklyn teens ignoring social distancing in rowdy brawl
Wild video posted online shows a group of teens throwing coronavirus caution — and any thought of social distancing — to the wind during a brawl in Brooklyn. The two-minute footage posted to Facebook shows the young mob in the midst of a melee outside a building on Mother Gaston Blvd. near Eastern Parkway in...
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nypost.com
Director Eric Rivas already working on film about coronavirus pandemic
“It’s sort of a stand against xenophobia, and also about people’s desperation during this time,” said Rivas.
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nypost.com
Virus infects more crew on U.S. warship after captain fired
The number of USS Theodore Roosevelt crewmembers who have tested positive for the coronavirus has risen to 155, the Navy says.
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cbsnews.com
How to Watch Louis C.K.'s New Standup Special 'Sincerely Louis C.K.'
The comedian released his first special since sexual misconduct allegations were made public in 2017.
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newsweek.com
German, French Officials Accuse U.S. Of Diverting Supplies
Officials in France and Germany have accused the U.S. of intercepting medical supplies as President Trump ordered an American company to stop exports. Governors complain of a "wild west" in bidding.
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npr.org
Police: Maryland officers go on leave after armed man shot
Police officers in a Maryland city will be on administrative leave after their department says they fired at and wounded a man who was armed with a rifle
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washingtonpost.com
Zac Efron admits he never wants to get in 'Baywatch' shape ever again: 'It's just stupid'
Zac Efron admitted that he has no desire to get back in the extremely good shape he was in while filming the movie “Baywatch.”
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foxnews.com
Report: Disney Executives Protest Pay Cuts as Company Set to Furlough Park Employees
Senior Disney executives are reportedly bashing plans to reduce their salaries between 20 and 30 percent amid the Chinese coronavirus pandemic, with no firm date as to when the cuts would end.
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breitbart.com
Who Do We Expect to Sacrifice?
This country has deposited its massive, collapsing weight on a small, utterly unsupported group.
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slate.com
How to keep your coronavirus face mask clean
Face coverings and masks may help to stem the spread of the coronavirus. But how to keep them clean?
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latimes.com
New York is in dire need of ventilators. China just donated 1,000.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at the Javits Center in New York City on March 30. | Albin Lohr-Jones/Pacific Press/LightRocket/Getty Images After Trump couldn’t assure New York the federal government would send ventilators, China sent a supply. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) announced on Saturday that the Chinese government is helping “facilitate a donation” of 1,000 ventilators to his state, and said they would arrive at JFK Airport later in the day. “We finally got some good news today,” the governor tweeted as he made the announcement. New York is the US state hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, with 113,704 cases and over 3,560 deaths confirmed as of April 4. It’s also facing a serious shortage of necessary equipment to protect Covid-19 patients and health care workers alike. The donation comes two days after Cuomo announced New York had just six days left of ventilators in their state stockpile, and was coordinated by the Chinese government and businessmen Jack Ma and Joe Tsai, according to Cuomo’s tweet. Soon after sharing news of the donated machines, Cuomo tweeted Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) is also sending a shipment of 140 ventilators to New York. The announced shipments come one day after President Donald Trump said he couldn’t assure New York that they would get the ventilators they badly need, saying the federal government has more states to worry about. “No. They should’ve had more ventilators at the time. They should’ve had more ventilators, they were totally under-serviced,” Trump said Friday in response to a question from ABC’s Jon Karl. “We happen to think [Cuomo’s] well-served with ventilators, we’re going to find out. But we have other states to take care of.” .@jonkarl: Cuomo says NY may be days away from running out of ventilators. Can you assure NY that they will have the ventilators they need?TRUMP: "No. They should've had more ventilators at the time. They should've had more ventilators." pic.twitter.com/j2I94iiXas— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) April 3, 2020 Cuomo, on the other hand, does not think Trump and the federal government are doing enough to help New York as their protective and health care equipment shortage has gotten increasingly dire. After FEMA sent 400 ventilators to New York last month, Cuomo said it was not enough at a March 24 press conference. “What am I going to do with 400 ventilators when I need 30,000?” Cuomo said. “You pick the 26,000 people who are going to die because you only sent 400 ventilators.” More recently, Cuomo had adopted the position that New York is essentially on its own — and that it will ensure it doesn’t just rely on the federal government for assistance. Cuomo added he did not think the federal government would deny New York ventilators if it had them stockpiled, but he is concerned there’s not enough equipment to go around for all the states. “I don’t think the federal government is in a position to provide ventilators to the extent the nation may need them,” Cuomo said on Thursday. “I know that the ventilator ability is just a problem for everyone — you have 50 states competing for it, you have the federal government trying to buy it. Our attitude here is we’re on our own; I will ask the federal government if we get to that point. I’ll do whatever I have to do to get ventilators from the federal government, but that’s why we’re also taking all those extraordinary measures ourselves.” The state’s ventilator stockpile is shrinking, and Cuomo signed an executive order on Friday that would allow New York state officials to seize ventilators from health care facilities that aren’t using them and give them to hospitals. He also called on New York companies to start manufacturing other basic protective equipment for doctors and nurses on the front lines of the coronavirus fight, and said the state would help companies pay for manufacturing costs. So far, however,New York appears to be finding more luck working with the Chinese government and other individual states to procure ventilators than it has with Trump and the federal government.
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vox.com
Coronavirus pause reminding us sports on TV used to be better
As I sit here under house arrest, trying to kill time before it kills me, I’ve come to the realization that it’s not just sports. The pandemic has only added to the intrigue: Why so many more good questions than good answers? It’s not just MLB managers who remove relief pitchers after they’ve struck out...
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nypost.com
Puerto Rico Discovers Personal Protective Equipment Supply Stash Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
The findings are suspected to be a mismanagement of supplies during Hurricane Maria, which hit the island in Sept. 2017
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time.com
Report: Trump Tells Sports Commissioners that the NFL Should Start on Time
On Saturday morning, President Donald Trump told a group of major American sports commissioners that he believes the NFL should be able to start on time this September. according to a report.
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breitbart.com
2 Coral Princess cruise passengers dead as ship with coronavirus cases docks in Miami
A Princess Cruises ship carrying at least a dozen people on board who have tested positive for COVID-19 will be docking at Port Miami Saturday.       
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usatoday.com
Spain’s coronavirus deaths slow for second day in row
Coronavirus deaths and infections in Spain slowed for the second day in a row, but the country is expected to extend its three-week lockdown as healthcare workers struggle without protective gear. Spain has now logged a total 11,744 deaths from COVID-19, second in the world only to Italy, which has tallied 14,681 deaths. There were...
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nypost.com
Cuomo says medical students can graduate early to fight coronavirus
The governor said he is signing an executive order to speed up the students' entry into the medical workforce. "These are extraordinary times and New York needs the help," Cuomo tweeted after his daily briefing.
nypost.com
Prayer + Peroxide Fake COVID-19 Treatments Lead to Arrest of British National
According to a criminal complaint, Frank Ludlow of West Sussex shipped scores of fake COVID-19 treatment kits to the United States.
newsweek.com
U.K. Cellphone Towers Ablaze As Conspiracy Theories Link 5G Networks To COVID-19
Unsubstantiated claims drawing links between the pandemic and the communications technology are troubling British telecom authorities. At least three fires have been reported amid these rumors.
npr.org
Flight Attendants Console Solo Passenger Visiting Dying Mother
A woman who was preoccupied with the death of her dying mother was in for a surprise when she realized she was the only passenger on the plane.
breitbart.com
‘Today’ hosts reveal the trauma and triumph behind Hoda Kotb’s tears
For Hoda Kotb, the moment that broke her wasn’t hearing about the latest coronavirus death toll or the collapsing economy. It was a moment of generosity. The “Today” show anchor had just interviewed New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees about his $5 million donation to provide meals to Louisiana communities suffering during the pandemic. “Drew,...
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Queen Mary might be used to help with coronavirus medical response, Long Beach says
Long Beach is considering using the Queen Mary as some type of medical facility as it battles the spread of the coronavirus.
latimes.com
Why it will be ‘months’ before Joe Biden can meet Hunter’s new baby
Hunter Biden’s baby boy is a week old, but it may be months before his grandfather Joe Biden gets to meet him. Hunter’s wife, Melissa Cohen — who he wed last May, after knowing her for six days — gave birth to a “beautiful and healthy” son on March 28, according to her brother, Garyn...
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Michael Johnson issues UFC 249 challenge to Alexander Hernandez
With uncertainties surrounding their opponents, Michael Johnson has challenged Alexander Hernandez to a fight at UFC 249.        Related StoriesJairzinho Rozenstruik wants Francis Ngannou bout to be UFC 249 main event, interim title fightFernand Lopez doesn't see the UFC going to France before 2021At 37, Stephen Thompson says he's as good as he's ever been – if not better 
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No surgical or N95 mask? Wear DIY face cover during coronavirus outbreak: CDC
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is advising the use of cloth face coverings to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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