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Coronavirus Conspiracies Go Viral on WhatsApp as Crisis Deepens

Coronavirus Conspiracies Go Viral on WhatsApp as Crisis Deepens

On Sunday morning, a viral outbreak in the Dutch city of Utrecht infected more than 60 people in less than hour. Unlike the coronavirus, however, the infection happened on WhatsApp. Messages telling people to drink hot soup to stop coronavirus, or to test for infection by holding their breath for …

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Airline Industry Crisis Deepens As Coronavirus Pain Spreads

Airline Industry Crisis Deepens As Coronavirus Pain Spreads

Germany’s Lufthansa has parked 700 of its 763 aircraft. BERLIN/SYDNEY: The crisis for airlines deepened on Thursday as Lufthansa warned the industry might not survive without state aid if the coronavirus pandemic lasts a long time, and Qantas Airways told most of its 30,000 staff to take leave. The United …

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Sell-off deepens, trading halted, S&P 500 heads for bear market

Sell-off deepens, trading halted, S&P 500 heads for bear market

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on March 09, 2020 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images This is a live blog. Check back for updates. 8:41 am: Nike shares tank after footwear imports from China plunge 8:40 am: Less than an hour …

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Trump address sparks chaos as coronavirus crisis deepens

READ: Trump's Oval Office speech on the coronavirus outbreak

Trump’s big announcement for keeping the virus at bay — what he said was a 30-day ban on travel to the US by Europeans and restrictions on cargo — was immediately engulfed in confusion. The President later rushed to clarify on Twitter that he was stopping travel and not trans-Atlantic …

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Wall Street Clobbered As Crude Plummets, Virus Crisis Deepens

Wall Street Clobbered As Crude Plummets, Virus Crisis Deepens

New York: Wall Street suffered its biggest one-day loss since the 2008 financial crisis on Monday and recession worries loomed large as tumbling oil prices and ongoing coronavirus fears prompted investor panic on the anniversary of the U.S. stock market’s longest-ever bull run. All three major U.S. stock averages plunged …

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Donald Trump’s pardon spree deepens crisis gripping American justice

Trump commutes Blagojevich's sentence and grants clemency to 10 others

Though the President is the head of the executive branch, America’s real chief law enforcement official is William Barr and there are dramatic signs that even the loyal Attorney General is beginning to feel the strain of the last week’s legal tumult. CNN’s Kaitlan Collins reported Tuesday night that Barr …

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