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Mumbai, New Delhi make face masks mandatory
Man allegedly stabs woman to death in NYC liquor store, threatens to jump off roof
A 64-year-old woman was fatally stabbed inside a Manhattan liquor store Wednesday night by a man who later threatened to jump from a nearby rooftop, law enforcement sources said. The woman’s attacker stabbed her multiple times in the chest inside the store on 3rd Avenue near East 25th Street in Kips Bay at about 10:20...
Dick’s Sporting Goods furloughs 40,000 employees amid coronavirus pandemic
Another business has been hit by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. On Wednesday, Dick’s Sporting Goods announced that keeping its doors open has proven difficult while there are no sports or any physical activity going on during the lockdown. Beginning Sunday, the retail giant will furlough almost 40,000 employees and keep only a “small number” of...
NY governor says he faces criticism for being 'too prepared'
CNN's Chris Cuomo pushed back at New York Governor Andrew Cuomo when he claimed that some might say New York was "too prepared" for the coronavirus pandemic.
LeBron James hoping Lakers will get ‘closure’ to this NBA season
LOS ANGELES — Instead of preparing for a playoff run, LeBron James is mostly spending the spring playing hoops with his teenage sons and enjoying tea time with his young daughter. And when he isn’t binge-watching “Tiger King” with his wife, he is scanning the news for information on whether the coronavirus pandemic will allow...
Wife of Edmonton Oilers' Colby Cave gives update on medically-induced coma
The wife of Edmonton Oilers forward Colby Cave Wednesday shared an emotional update a day after he was placed in a medically-induced coma and underwent emergency surgery for a brain bleed.
CNN fact-checker says Trump is lying about voter fraud
CNN's Daniel Dale says President Donald Trump is lying about the extent of voter fraud and efforts to combat it.
Body of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend’s 8-year-old grandson found after five-day search
The body of former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend’s missing grandson was recovered by authorities in the Chesapeake Bay on Thursday, police said. Gideon Joseph Kennedy McKean, 8, was found at about 1:30 p.m. roughly 2,000 feet away from where his mother, Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, was recovered Monday, according to Maryland Natural Resources...
Earthquake: 3.4 quake reported near Palm Springs
A magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported at 10:14 p.m.
BOJ cuts economic view for all of Japan's nine regions
The Bank of Japan cut its economic assessment for all of the country's nine regions in a quarterly report released on Thursday, underscoring the broadening fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
Man shot dead on quiet Staten Island street
A 48-year-old man was fatally shot on a quiet Staten Island street Wednesday night, cops said. The man was shot in front of a home on Bradley Avenue in the Meiers Corners section of the borough at around 10:30 p.m., according to police. Cops responded to a 911 call from the location and discovered the...
Fed's Powell to update on economy and coronavirus crisis response
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell - one of the key architects of the unprecedented effort underway to shield the U.S. economy from the coronavirus outbreak - may shed more light on the Fed's assessment of the still-unfolding crisis in a live webcast on Thursday morning.
Sanders Says Biden Must 'Start Moving in a Different Direction' to Win Over Supporters
Sanders said on Wednesday that Joe Biden is "going to have to bring new people into his political world" in order to win over Sanders' supporters.
Body of RFK granddaughter’s son, 8, recovered after Chesapeake Bay accident
The body of 8-year-old Gideon McKean was recovered Wednesday afternoon, two days after search crews found the body of his mother, a granddaughter of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy.
Coronavirus fears may free Ghost Ship fire defendant from jail
A man charged with manslaughter in the Ghost Ship blaze that killed 36 partygoers at an Oakland warehouse may be released from jail because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus, Bernie Sanders, European Union: Your Thursday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know.
NFL Draft 2020: Jeff Okudah has potential to be ‘home-run pick’
Leading up to the 2020 NFL Draft, The Post is breaking down the draft class by position in an 11-part series. Tomorrow: safeties. The Ohio State defense gathered away from football for a relaxing movie night, but Jeff Okudah would not let his coordinator watch the screen. “We literally sat there for two hours and...
Federal government stockpile of protective gear nearly drained
The federal government’s stockpile of desperately needed personal protective equipment is almost completely depleted as the coronavirus outbreak continues to intensify in the United States. About 90 percent of the gear —  N95 masks, surgical masks, face shields, gowns and gloves —  in the Strategic National Stockpile has been shipped out to states fighting the...
What to watch on Thursday: ‘The Good Fight’ returns on CBS All Access
Thursday, April 9, 2020 | “Shaq Life” premieres on TNT.
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Hundreds of inmates at Washington state correctional facility reportedly threaten to start fires, take hostages
Authorities in Washington state responded late Wednesday to reports that hundreds of inmates at the Monroe Correctional Facility were creating a disturbance and threatening to start fires and take correctional officers hostage, reports said.
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Coronavirus was spreading in NYC weeks before first case, researchers say
The coronavirus was likely spreading in New York City as early as February, weeks before the Big Apple’s first confirmed case, according to a report citing new research. Dr. Adriana Heguy, a member of an NYU Grossman School of Medicine team studying the genomes of coronaviruses from city patients, told The New York Times that...
Nikki Haley, in op-ed, says coronavirus response mainly governors' responsibility, not Trump's
Responsibility for combating the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. lies mainly with governors and not President Trump, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says.
Pinpointing Masters moment where Tiger Woods became a legend
With the 2020 Masters, which was scheduled to begin Thursday with the opening round at Augusta National, postponed until November, The Post each day this week is reliving some of the most memorable moments coinciding with each round of the Masters. Here’s a look at some memorable Thursday Masters moments: Tiger goes 40-30 in ’97...
Exclusive: U.S. ambassador to South Korea is discussing plans to resign - sources
U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris has said privately that he does not plan to stay on beyond the November U.S. presidential election, regardless of whether President Donald Trump wins another term, five sources told Reuters.
'God sent his angels around me': Ohio woman's coronavirus story began with an earache and ended in a full recovery
She was given antibiotics for an ear infection and a long-running fever. She thought her condition would improve in a day or so. It didn't.
Panthers’ Matt Rhule on Cam Newton and why Teddy Bridgewater is ‘perfect fit’
First-year Carolina Panthers coach Matt Rhule said moving on from quarterback Cam Newton was a difficult — but correct — decision for his team. “I think the world of Cam — as a person, and then everyone knows the type of player he’s been for many, many years,” Rhule said in an interview Wednesday with...
John Prine’s wife Fiona urges everyone to take coronavirus ‘seriously’ after icon’s death
John Prine’s wife and manager, Fiona Whelan Prine, is speaking out following the death of one of country and folk music’s most influential artists. “We have no words to describe the grief our family is experiencing at this time. John was the love of my life and adored by our sons Jody, Jack and Tommy,...
Labs testing for Covid-19 dispute Dr. Birx's claim
CNN's Drew Griffin reports on a claim that Dr. Deborah Birx made during the White House task-force press briefing that all health care workers in the US could have been tested for coronavirus if machines were running at capacity.
Carville: Wisconsin Primary Proved Republicans 'Will Kill People to Stay in Power'
Wednesday on MSNBC's "The 11th Hour," former lead strategist for Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign James Carville said Republicans would "kill people" to stay in power as evidenced by the GOP lead legislature refusing to postpone the Wisconsin primary amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Pentagon Denies ABC News Report Military Intelligence Knew About Coronavirus in November
The Pentagon said an ABC News report that said a military intelligence unit wrote a report on the coronavirus in November is not accurate.
‘Modern Family’ series finale: A heartfelt end to a show that made us laugh and changed some minds
ABC’s Emmy-winning comedy concludes (yes, finally) with just about everyone moving on to a new chapter.
A YouTube gamer helped raise nearly $660,000 in 12 hours for Covid-19 relief efforts
A multi-platform digital fundraiser hauled in more than $1.7 million for Covid-19 relief on Tuesday, World Health Day.
Japan's economy faces extreme uncertainty as coronavirus spreads - central bank head
Uncertainty over Japan's economic outlook is "extremely high" as the coronavirus pandemic hits output and consumption, central bank Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said, stressing his readiness to take additional monetary steps to prevent a deep recession.
Former Rams Todd Gurley and Clay Matthews imply team did not pay them money owed
Todd Gurley and Clay Matthews caused a social media stir by intimating that the Rams had not paid them money owed.
Bill O'Reilly Tells Hannity Most Who Died of Coronavirus 'Were on Their Last Legs Anyway': 'Don't Want to Sound Callous'
"You're going to get hammered for that," Hannity replied.
Barr disappointed by partisan attacks leveled at President Trump, says media on a 'jihad' against hydroxychloroquine
Attorney General William Barr told "The Ingraham Angle" Wednesday that he was disappointed over the partisan attacks leveled against President Trump during the coronavirus pandemic and blasted reporters for waging a "jihad" to discredit the effectiveness of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine.
Former MVP Josh Hamilton indicted, accused of beating 14-year-old daughter
FORT WORTH, Texas — Former Texas Rangers star Josh Hamilton has been indicted on a felony charge of injury to a child after his teenage daughter accused him of beating her. A Tarrant County grand jury indicted the 38-year-old Hamilton on Monday. He remains free on $30,000 bond after he turned himself in to authorities...
NASA astronaut, Russian cosmonauts will launch to the space station during a pandemic
Two Russian cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut will launch to the International Space Station early Thursday morning. NASA and Roscosmos, the Russian Space Agency, have closely followed protocol to ensure that the astronauts were quarantined ahead of launch.
This Day in History: April 9
Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrenders his army to Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant; the first game is played at Ebbets Field; funeral services are held for Matrtin Luther King Jr.
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Miss Manners: Paybacks for neighborhood construction
People next door cause same annoyances they complained about a few years back.
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Hints From Heloise: Don’t broadcast your plans on social media
An empty house or unattended kids are never good things to share.
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Ask Amy: Mom wonders if boyfriend is too feminine
“He’s so thoughtful and nurturing, he sounds like a woman.”
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Kids, dads, baseball — and parents trying to make the right call
An 8-year-old confides to a teammate he only plays so his dad will like him. Should another parent speak up?
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Bernie Sanders hopes Biden will move ‘in more progressive direction’
Bernie Sanders said he hopes Joe Biden moves in a “more progressive direction” and vowed to do everything he could to defeat President Trump in his first interview since dropping out of the presidential race on Wednesday. The Vermont lawmaker paid a visit to Stephen Colbert’s “The Late Show,” saying that he’d spoken to the...
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Florida Dairy Farmers Dump Enough Excess Milk to Fill An Olympic Swimming Pool After Coronavirus Cutbacks
Florida dairy farmers have parked their trucks at grassy fields and also used industrial drains to release thousands upon thousands of gallons of milk, most of which could have gone to local food banks.
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China Closes Russia Border, Puts New City Into Wuhan-Style Lockdown to Contain Pandemic
The Chinese embassy in Moscow on Wednesday night announced the temporary closure of all land border points of entry for individuals travelling between the mainland and Russia.
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Cold upper low will make a loop to Las Vegas, then return to Southern California
The system that has been bringing rain to Los Angeles will meander before departing for Arizona
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Smokers more at risk in coronavirus fight, study says
A recent study suggests that smoking could contribute to complications brought on by COVID-19.
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