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NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS closing locker rooms amid virus scare

NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS closing locker rooms amid virus scare

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA, NHL, Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer are closing access to locker rooms and clubhouses to all nonessential personnel, including media, in response to the coronavirus crisis, the leagues announced in a joint statement Monday night. They said they made the decision “after consultation …

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The oil market meltdown and its global impact

The oil market meltdown and its global impact

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A clash of two oil titans – Saudi Arabia and Russia – is sending shock waves through energy markets, with wide-ranging implications for consumers and oil companies, including those in the No. 1 producing country, the United States. The spat between these vital oil suppliers comes …

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Virus closes sites around the world; stocks, oil prices sink

Virus closes sites around the world; stocks, oil prices sink

SOAVE, Italy (AP) — Fear over the new coronavirus epidemic sent global stock markets and oil prices plunging Monday, touched off prison riots in Italy and caused a cascading shutdown of sites and events ranging from Saudi schools to a Holocaust march. While many of Beijing’s white-collar workers returned to …

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Stocks sink, bond yields take another breathtaking drop

Stocks sink, bond yields take another breathtaking drop

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks kept falling Friday, and bond yields took more breathtaking drops as a brutal, dizzying couple weeks of trading showed no sign of letting up. The price of oil sank. Even a better-than-expected report on U.S. jobs wasn’t enough to pull markets from the undertow. It’s …

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Joe Coulombe, founder of popular Trader Joe’s markets, dies

Joe Coulombe, founder of popular Trader Joe’s markets, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Coulombe envisioned a new generation of young grocery shoppers emerging in the 1960s, one that wanted healthy, tasty, high-quality food they couldn’t find in most supermarkets and couldn’t afford to buy in the few high-end gourmet outlets. So he found a new way to bring …

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39 states to investigate Juul’s marketing

39 states to investigate Juul's marketing

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A coalition of 39 states will look into the marketing and sales of vaping products by Juul Labs, including whether the company targeted youths and made misleading claims about nicotine content in its devices, officials announced Tuesday. Attorneys general from Connecticut, Florida, Nevada, Oregon and Texas …

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Stress, rumors, even violence: Virus fear goes viral

Stress, rumors, even violence: Virus fear goes viral

TOKYO (AP) — You might have heard that the fear of a new virus from China is spreading faster than the actual virus. From earnest officials trying to calm a building panic. From your spouse. From the know-it-all who rattles off the many much more likely ways you’re going to …

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CBS News head calls threats against Gayle King reprehensible

CBS News head calls threats against Gayle King reprehensible

NEW YORK (AP) — The CBS News chief called threats against journalist Gayle King “reprehensible” Saturday as backlash grew against rapper Snoop Dogg and others critical of King for an interview where she asked about a sexual assault charge against the late Kobe Bryant. Snoop Dogg had threatened King online …

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