AP: Ex-Trump Attorney Michael Cohen To Be Released Early From Prison Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and longtime fixer Michael Cohen will be released from federal prison to serve the remainder of his sentence in home confinement amid the coronavirus pandemic, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. Cohen is currently locked up at FCI Otisville in New York after pleading guilty to numerous charges, […]

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Apple CEO Talks Covid-19 Crisis, Return to Work Plan at Company-Wide Meeting

Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook led a companywide virtual meeting on Thursday to address concerns about the impact of Covid-19 and discuss the iPhone maker’s plan to return to work. During the meeting, Cook called the pandemic an “uncertain and stressful moment,” but expressed confidence that the company will emerge strongly from the crisis, as it did after […]

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Boeing to resume commercial airplane production at Puget Sound

Boeing CEO: Important for US government to reopen credit markets Boeing CEO David Calhoun, in a wide-ranging interview, addresses production disruptions and plans to support the company throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. Continue Reading Below Boeing Co. on Thursday said it will resume commercial airline […]

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Kamala Harris Calls Out the Disproportionate Effect of COVID-19 on Black Communities

Communities across the world are facing the adverse and downright deadly effects of the coronavirus pandemic—but not everyone is experiencing the brunt of the disease equally. In an essay published today by ELLE, California Senator Kamala Harris explained why. “This pandemic further reinforces historic inequities, which have roots in slavery and Jim Crow laws, that remain persistent and profound to […]

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Facebook to warn users who ‘liked’ coronavirus hoaxes

Have you liked or commented on a Facebook post about the COVID-19 pandemic? Facebook is about to begin letting you know if you've spread bad information. Active monthly users hit a new high of 2.41 billion.Credit:AP The company will soon be letting users know if they liked, reacted to, or commented on posts with harmful misinformation about the virus that […]

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CBO Says Stimulus to Swell 2020 U.S. Budget Gap by $1.6 Trillion

The federal government’s massive stimulus to cushion Americans and businesses from the coronavirus is forecast to swell the U.S. federal budget deficit by $1.6 trillion during this fiscal year, the Congressional Budget Office said Thursday. While the CBO didn’t give updated projections for the deficit in the 12 months through September, based on pre-virus projections for a $1 trillion deficit […]

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Asian Shares End Mixed In Holiday-thinned Trade

Asian stocks ended on a mixed note on Friday in light trading as many markets in the region were closed for the Good Friday holiday. Lingering worries about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic weighed on sentiment. Chinese shares closed lower after data showed that consumer price inflation slowed more than expected to a five-month low in March. China’s consumer […]

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Tyson Foods reports 2 employee coronavirus deaths

Coronavirus financial assistance for farmers to be released ‘very soon’: US agriculture secretary U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue discusses financial relief for farmers amid coronavirus and keeping the food supply chain up and running. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Continue Reading Below Tyson Foods said two employees died of coronavirus after […]

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Global food supply chain at risk due to pandemic

London (CNN Business)Farmers in the United Kingdom, Germany and Canada are using charter flights to bring in thousands of seasonal migrant workers as coronavirus shutdowns threaten the supply of labor during spring and summer harvests. Air Charter Service, which bills itself the largest aircraft charter broker in the world, said its first flight from Romania into the United Kingdom landed […]

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