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Merkel Pleads With Germans for Patience on Lockdown Measures

(Bloomberg) — Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was premature to consider easing Germany’s lockdown measures as coronavirus infections can take as long as 14 days to incubate. “We’re not even close to where we can see if the measures are working,” Merkel said via audio conference from Berlin in her ... Read More »

On NYC's front lines, health workers worry they will be next

A medical worker directs a patient to enter a COVID-19 testing site at Elmhurst Hospital Center, Wednesday, March 25, 2020, in New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo sounded his most dire warning yet about the coronavirus pandemic Tuesday, saying the infection rate in New York is accelerating and the state could ... Read More »

Yemen rebel leader is ready to free Saudi captives for Hamas

CAIRO (AP) — The leader of Yemen’s Houthi rebels on Thursday declared his willingness to free several Saudi captives in exchange for the release of Hamas members recently detained in the kingdom, an unprecedented statement that signaled Iran’s regional reach. In a lengthy televised speech to mark the five-year anniversary ... Read More »

NY wants the nation's breathing machines, but supply is low

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference against a backdrop of medical supplies at the Jacob Javits Center that will house a temporary hospital in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Tuesday, March 24, 2020, in New York. Cuomo sounded his most dire warning yet about the coronavirus ... Read More »

U.S. Is Poised to Top China With Most Infections: Virus Update

U.S. Is Poised to Top China With Most Infections: Virus Update More (Bloomberg) — The U.S. surpassed Italy in cases, with more than 80,700, and is poised to overtake China as having the most infections in the world. President Donald Trump offered a plan that may help restore normal business. ... Read More »

Mike Lindell Says ‘He’s Proud To Answer The President’s Call To Action’, Announces Shifting Production To Create Face Masks For Hospitals

MyPillow founder Mike Lindell has shifted production and announced on Twitter Tuesday that his company will manufacture face masks for hospitals, amid the coronavirus pandemic. “@MyPillowUSA is excited to announce that we are now manufacturing face masks for hospitals across the country!” Lindell tweeted. In Minnesota, the MyPillow company is ... Read More »

All eyes on the House after Senate passes emergency package

GO BIG, THEN GO HOME: The Senate swept aside some last minute drama but finally cleared the $2 trillion coronavirus relief package meant to stanch a crumbling health care system and economy. After the 96-0 (!) vote, the exhausted upper chamber adjourned until April 20, though Senate Majority Leader MITCH ... Read More »

All eyes on the House after Senate passes emergency package

GO BIG, THEN GO HOME: The Senate swept aside some last minute drama but finally cleared the $2 trillion coronavirus relief package meant to stanch a crumbling health care system and economy. After the 96-0 (!) vote, the exhausted upper chamber adjourned until April 20, though Senate Majority Leader MITCH ... Read More »

All eyes on the House after Senate passes emergency package

GO BIG, THEN GO HOME: The Senate swept aside some last minute drama but finally cleared the $2 trillion coronavirus relief package meant to stanch a crumbling health care system and economy. After the 96-0 (!) vote, the exhausted upper chamber adjourned until April 20, though Senate Majority Leader MITCH ... Read More »

All eyes on the House after Senate passes emergency package

GO BIG, THEN GO HOME: The Senate swept aside some last minute drama but finally cleared the $2 trillion coronavirus relief package meant to stanch a crumbling health care system and economy. After the 96-0 (!) vote, the exhausted upper chamber adjourned until April 20, though Senate Majority Leader MITCH ... Read More »

All eyes on the House after Senate passes emergency package

GO BIG, THEN GO HOME: The Senate swept aside some last minute drama but finally cleared the $2 trillion coronavirus relief package meant to stanch a crumbling health care system and economy. After the 96-0 (!) vote, the exhausted upper chamber adjourned until April 20, though Senate Majority Leader MITCH ... Read More »

All eyes on the House after Senate passes emergency package

GO BIG, THEN GO HOME: The Senate swept aside some last minute drama but finally cleared the $2 trillion coronavirus relief package meant to stanch a crumbling health care system and economy. After the 96-0 (!) vote, the exhausted upper chamber adjourned until April 20, though Senate Majority Leader MITCH ... Read More »

American man, missing in Iran since 2007, died in captivity: Family

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The family of retired FBI Special Agent Bob Levinson, who vanished in Iran 13 years ago, said Wednesday they are now convinced he died in captivity, though when is not clear.” data-reactid=”17″>The family of retired FBI Special Agent Bob Levinson, who vanished in ... Read More »

At least 15 killed in multi-car crash after curfew in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — A trailer-truck smashed into multiple cars stopped on a freeway, killing 15 people and injuring a dozen in Egypt’s capital late Wednesday, authorities and state media reported. The deadly collision occurred a few hours after Egypt’s nighttime curfew took effect to curb the spread of the coronavirus. ... Read More »

New Zealand mosque gunman pleads guilty to murder, terrorism

FILE – In this Saturday, March 16, 2019, file photo, Brenton Tarrant, the man charged in relation to the Christchurch mosque shootings, appears in the Christchurch District Court, in Christchurch, New Zealand. One year after killing 51 worshipers at two Christchurch mosques, Tarrant, an Australian white supremacist accused of the ... Read More »

Robert Levinson's family confirms former FBI agent died in Iranian custody

<figcaption class="C($c-fuji-grey-h) Fz(13px) Py(5px) Lh(1.5)" title="Photograph: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP” data-reactid=”12″> Photograph: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP More <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Robert Levinson, a former FBI agent who disappeared in Iran in 2007, died in Iranian custody, according to a statement from his family.” data-reactid=”17″>Robert Levinson, a former FBI ... Read More »

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day More (Bloomberg) — The Federal Reserve could now have as much as $4.5 trillion to keep credit flowing. Spain has its deadliest day yet. And central banks are looking to Japan for lessons on rolling out quantitative easing. Here are some of the ... Read More »

While In Self-Quarantine, Lou Dobbs Slams Dems Handling Of The Crisis: “It’s So Abhorrent & Disgusting…What They Are Doing To To Working Men & Women”

On Tuesday, Lou Dobbs slammed Democrats handling of the coronavirus crisis, specifically House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. Dobbs, who has been under self-quarantine since one of his staffers tested positive for COVID-19, is livid by Pelosi’s decision to create and present her own version of ... Read More »

While In Self-Quarantine, Lou Dobbs Slams Dems Handling Of The Crisis: “It’s So Abhorrent & Disgusting…What They Are Doing To To Working Men & Women”

On Tuesday, Lou Dobbs slammed Democrats handling of the coronavirus crisis, specifically House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. Dobbs, who has been under self-quarantine since one of his staffers tested positive for COVID-19, is livid by Pelosi’s decision to create and present her own version of ... Read More »

While In Self-Quarantine, Lou Dobbs Slams Dems Handling Of The Crisis: “It’s So Abhorrent & Disgusting…What They Are Doing To To Working Men & Women”

On Tuesday, Lou Dobbs slammed Democrats handling of the coronavirus crisis, specifically House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. Dobbs, who has been under self-quarantine since one of his staffers tested positive for COVID-19, is livid by Pelosi’s decision to create and present her own version of ... Read More »

Senate clinches coronavirus emergency package

with help from Melanie Zanona and Sarah Ferris THE DEAL IS DONE — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced at 1:37 a.m. Wednesday that Senate Republicans and Democrats had struck a deal on a $2 trillion bill — the largest in U.S. history — to prop up hospitals, local governments ... Read More »

Senate clinches coronavirus emergency package

with help from Melanie Zanona and Sarah Ferris THE DEAL IS DONE — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced at 1:37 a.m. Wednesday that Senate Republicans and Democrats had struck a deal on a $2 trillion bill — the largest in U.S. history — to prop up hospitals, local governments ... Read More »

Senate clinches coronavirus emergency package

with help from Melanie Zanona and Sarah Ferris THE DEAL IS DONE — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced at 1:37 a.m. Wednesday that Senate Republicans and Democrats had struck a deal on a $2 trillion bill — the largest in U.S. history — to prop up hospitals, local governments ... Read More »

Senate clinches coronavirus emergency package

with help from Melanie Zanona and Sarah Ferris THE DEAL IS DONE — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced at 1:37 a.m. Wednesday that Senate Republicans and Democrats had struck a deal on a $2 trillion bill — the largest in U.S. history — to prop up hospitals, local governments ... Read More »