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Dispatches from a Pandemic: I went to the grocery store in a balaclava — turns out, de Blasio now says ALL New Yorkers should wear homemade masks
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 05:16:00 GMT
‘It could be a bandana, something you create yourself,’ Mayor De Blasio said. You know what’s better than a bandana? A balaclava.
Dispatches from a Pandemic: ‘Getting out of the water is not an option:’ A long-distance swimmer’s advice for enduring social isolation during the coronavirus pandemic
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 02:21:07 GMT
‘I never allow myself to think about the entire distance when I start a long swim. If I did, I would be paralyzed by the enormity of it,’ writes Anna Wardley.
Key Words: ‘Far more extreme than anything we’ve ever seen, including the worst weeks of the Great Recession’ — economist gasps as U.S. jobless claims jump 3,000% in 3 weeks
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 02:18:51 GMT
‘This kind of upending of the labor market in such a short time is unheard of.’
Key Words: Cuomo on whether New Yorkers should wear bandanas or DIY face masks: ‘It couldn’t hurt. It’s not exactly fashion forward’
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 02:18:02 GMT
‘It could help if someone has the virus,’ Gov. Cuomo told CNN’s Anderson Cooper.
Market Extra: Lenders call on Washington for more clarity on small business rescue program a day before Friday launch
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 02:12:57 GMT
Lenders are still waiting on final rules from the U.S. government to help get its $35 billion rescue lending programs off the ground on Friday to shore up small businesses battered by the coronavirus pandemic.
Key Words: Fauci urges nationwide stay-at-home order: ‘I don’t understand why that’s not happening’
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 01:46:40 GMT
Count Dr. Anthony Fauci among those who thinks America needs a nationwide stay-at-home order.
The Wall Street Journal: Blacklisted Russian fund paid for half of coronavirus aid shipment to U.S.
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 00:48:33 GMT
A Russian state-owned fund that says it footed half the bill of a coronavirus aid shipment delivered to the U.S. on Wednesday has been on a U.S. Treasury restricted lending list since 5.
The Moneyist: ‘Your boss is playing God’: My grocery store banned face masks for staff. I don’t want to contract coronavirus. How can I stay safe?
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 00:04:49 GMT
‘Wearing the mask makes me feel safer and helps to guard me against coronavirus. It does not interfere with my ability to do my job.’
Trump doubles down on his claim of Saudi, Russian oil cuts
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 23:58:16 GMT
President Donald Trump on Thursday doubled-down on his claim that he brokered a deal under which Saudi Arabia and Russia would slow down their oil production.
Zoom Video lurches from boom to backlash amid privacy issues, ‘Zoom bombing’ attacks
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 23:45:53 GMT
For weeks, Zoom Video Communications Inc. basked in the glow of surging shares, enthusiastic research reports, and insatiable demand among consumers and enterprises.