Variety - 20 min 53 sec ago
J.K. Rowling has launched “Harry Potter at Home,” a digital hub with a cauldron full of treats to keep young children occupied while they are held captive at home during the coronavirus crisis. The hub, which includes contributions from publishing houses Bloomsbury and Scholastic, has magical craft videos, fun articles, quizzes, puzzles and more for […]...
Reuters - 22 min 43 sec ago
Wall Street was set to open sharply lower on Wednesday, as dire predictions on the U.S. death toll and worsening economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic led investors to ditch equities for safe-haven assets.
Fox News - 26 min 54 sec ago
Gary Beikirch had been sent to the village along with 11 other Green Berets to act as advisers for the fighters of an oppressed tribe known as the Montagnards.
The Raw Story - 30 min 22 sec ago
In a column for Politico, founding editor John F. Harris claims Donald Trump’s presidency is on the verge of “breakdown” because of the speed with which the COVID-19 pandemic has paralyzed the country which has, in turn, put his inability to manage a crisis on full display for the country to see. Pointing out Trump […]...
Billboard - 32 min 36 sec ago
Spanish Broadcasting Systems reported year-end double digit revenue gains even as listenership rose during the coronavirus crisis.
Reuters - 40 min 25 sec ago
The German government stands ready to take over Condor as a deal for the airline to be bought by Polish rival LOT is likely to collapse in the industry turmoil caused by the coronavirus crisis, several people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
CBS News - 59 min 55 sec ago
New York is reporting over 76,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, remaining the epicenter of the U.S.'s outbreak. Over 1,700 New York residents have died of the illness. Hospitals across the city say their ICUs are nearly full as Governor Andrew Cuomo warns the worst may still be three weeks away. Mola Lenghi reports from the Navy hospital ship, the USS Comfort, which is docked outside of New York City.
Sky News - 1 hour 7 min ago
Prince Charles has delivered a message of hope to the nation during the coronavirus crisis, praising the "remarkable NHS" as its staff "battle heroically to save lives".
The Guardian - 1 hour 9 min ago
Budget to be slashed, including $1bn less on US shale projects, on back of coronavirus crisis Coronavirus latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage BP is braced for a $1bn financial blow in its first-quarter results and plans to slash its spending by a fifth this year to weather "the most brutal" oil market rout in decades. The oil giant told investors it will cut its annual spending budget by almost a quarter, to $12bn, to protect the financial health of the company during the coronavirus...
Reuters - 1 hour 15 min ago
U.S. stock index futures sank on Wednesday, as stark predictions of a rise in the U.S. death toll and worsening economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic led investors to ditch equities for safe-haven assets.
CBS News - 1 hour 16 min ago
President Trump's coronavirus task force shared grim projections for the country's future amid the coronavirus crisis, estimating that 100,000 to 240,000 Americans could die before the crisis is over. The tone of the press conference marks a stark departure from Mr. Trump's previous media appearances, where he mostly touted the success of his administration's response. Weijia Jiang is at the White House where she breaks down the president's latest message.
The Guardian - 1 hour 32 min ago
Diriang n are unhappy games continue in a nation where sport represents a vision of stability for strongman president Ortega On Wednesday night the players of Diriang n, the oldest club in Nicaragua, will put on their face masks before they line up for kick-off and hope for the best. They are third in the country's Liga Primera and a home match against fourth-placed Walter Ferretti offers a chance to put the heat on those ahead while widening the six-point gap between the sides. It is tight...
Forbes - 1 hour 33 min ago
Ballparks remain empty as the coronavirus crisis continues to lock down the country. For some minor league clubs, the pandemic may force them to close down for good.
The Undefeated - 1 hour 37 min ago
D.J. Augustin has 3,427 assists in his NBA career. But the Orlando Magic point guard is making bigger contributions in his hometown of New Orleans, which has been devastated by the coronavirus. Augustin recently made a donation to Krewe of Red Beans that provided food for frontline hospital workers who are treating patients with COVID-19. […]...
Forbes - 2 hours 3 min ago
Based on historical performance, FedEx (NYSE: FDX) appears to be attractive compared to UPS (NYSE: UPS) in the current crisis. The logistics sector has not been immune to the current coronavirus crisis, although logistics majors have fared better than the broader markets...
The Guardian - 2 hours 5 min ago
Test and white-ball teams could play at different venues I see every option being viable during this extraordinary time' World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan believes the prospect of England fielding Test and white-ball teams on the same day at separate venues could be a "viable" option in the event of a shortened season. The coronavirus crisis has led to the England and Wales Cricket Board postponing the start of the domestic campaign until at least 28 May while the uncertainty has...
Sky News - 2 hours 11 min ago
Rick Astley has announced a free gig for NHS staff and emergency workers once venues are open again at the end of the coronavirus crisis.
NBC News - 2 hours 29 min ago
The GOP, which ran Delaware County for years, balked at creating an agency that is now vitally needed, experts say.
Music News - 2 hours 33 min ago
Dua Lipa is trying to see the positive side of her album being leaked online.
Forbes - 2 hours 46 min ago
The billionaire philanthropist criticised the lack of a consistent, nationwide shutdown as a "recipe for disaster" and urged more stringent orders and more testing as he warned it could take 10 weeks for U.S. cases to fall.
The Independent - 2 hours 50 min ago
Barack Obama tells Americans to 'demand better of our government' as Donald Trump announces environmental deregulation amid coronavirus crisis...
Forbes - 3 hours 48 sec ago
Amid the coronavirus crisis sweeping the world, thousands of these computers that were mining and maintaining bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have turned their considerable power toward helping to tackle coronavirus...
Variety - 3 hours 17 min ago
As the U.K.’s coronavirus crisis steadily escalated, Argonon Group-owned Britespark Films raced to complete a fast turnaround documentary on the pandemic for broadcaster Channel 4. Britespark director of programs Tom Porter details the extreme logistical hurdles involved. For creative director Nick Godwin and I at Britespark Films, in the midst of a coronavirus-induced industry freeze, […]...
Reuters - 3 hours 31 min ago
U.S. stock index futures sank on Wednesday following stark predictions of a rising U.S. death toll and economic damage from the coronavirus outbreak, a day after the S&P 500 ended its worst quarter since the 2008 financial crisis.