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Grappling With Coronavirus, Tokyo Olympic Leaders Have No Good Options

In his two decades as a consultant to organizations vying to host the Olympic Games, Terrence Burns helped write and review official bids and plans from dozens of potential candidate cities. In all those bids, he said, discussions of potential disruptions to the event were fairly narrow in scope: mostly …

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Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli’s legal team files a motion to postpone setting a trial date over newly released evidence

Loughlin appears in court after college admissions scandal (2019)

“The government is trying to benefit from withholding information in violation of its obligations and the defendants constitutional rights, but then force trial as quickly as it can,” the defense attorneys said in the filing on Wednesday. “The government should not be rewarded, nor the defendants punished, for this kind …

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Man gets life for kidnapping stepdaughter, holding her captive for 19 years

Man gets life for kidnapping stepdaughter, holding her captive for 19 years

An Oklahoma man convicted of kidnapping his stepdaughter as a child and holding her in captivity for nearly 20 years has been sentenced to life in prison, prosecutors said Tuesday. Henri Michelle Piette.Wagoner County Sheriff’s Office / AP Henri Michelle Piette was found guilty in June by a federal jury …

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Milwaukee: All 5 people killed at the Molson Coors complex were found in the same building

Police respond to reports of an active shooting at the Molson Coors Brewing Co. campus in Milwaukee.

The company did not identify the 51-year-old shooter, but said he was an “active” employee at the sprawling facility. It did not provide details on a possible motive for the shooting Wednesday or the identities of the victims, pending family notification. All the people killed are Molson Coors employees, and …

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They Were Infected With the Coronavirus. They Never Showed Signs.

They Were Infected With the Coronavirus. They Never Showed Signs.

China has been battling an outbreak of a new SARS-like coronavirus (COVID-19), which originated in Wuhan. The virus has claimed over 2,700 lives and infected nearly 80,000 people around the world. (Pictured) People wait in line to buy face masks in front of a store at Dongseongro shopping district …

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Oil falls for fifth day on demand concerns as coronavirus spreads By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A view shows the Gazprom Neft

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A view shows the Gazprom Neft’s oil refinery in Omsk, Russia By Yuka Obayashi and Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE/TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil prices fell for a fifth day on Thursday to their lowest since January 2019 as a growing number of new coronavirus cases outside of China …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Outbreak Has Reached at Least 44 Countries

Coronavirus Live Updates: Outbreak Has Reached at Least 44 Countries

The virus sweeps the globe, with cases in at least 44 countries. From the Austrian Alps to an island off the coast of Africa. From an evangelical church in South Korea to a holy Shiite city in Iran. Governments and health workers around the world scrambled to contain the rapidly …

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How to see Venus and a crescent moon side-by-side this Thursday

Venus was potentially habitable until a mysterious event happened

If you live in the Northern Hemisphere and you’ve got a clear sky Thursday, look to the southwest and you’ll see a very bright Venus alongside a crescent moon, together two of the brightest objects in the night sky. Venus, also known as the “evening star,” is the third brightest …

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Joel Embiid suffers sprained shoulder, and it feels like this whole 76ers experiment is teetering on the edge

Joel Embiid suffers sprained shoulder, and it feels like this whole 76ers experiment is teetering on the edge

Things have gone from bad to worse for the Philadelphia 76ers, who lost to the lowly Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night and lost Joel Embiid to a sprained shoulder in the process — no pun intended. The Sixers, now a dreadful 9-21 on the road, would play the Heat in …

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Trump takes a victory lap early on in the coronavirus fight

How to prepare for coronavirus in the United States: 10 questions answered

The President spoke at a news conference on Wednesday about the worldwide health emergency that has seen the virus sweep into South Korea, Italy and every continent but Antarctica, sounding as if the danger had already passed rather than was yet to arrive. “The risk to the American people remains …

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