4:23 p.m. ‘Severity’ changed view on coronavirus, Trump says: During a White House briefing, President Trump was asked about shifts in his public messages about the coronavirus. In early March, Trump issued a tweet comparing death totals from the flu with then-data for COVID-19. He was asked Wednesday about ceasing comparisons between the flu and the coronavirus, which he termed “vicious” this week. “I think the severity,” Trump said. “I think also in looking at the way, the contagion, it is so contagious. Nobody’s ever seen anything like this where large groups of people all of a sudden, just by being in the presence of somebody, have it. Flu has never been like that. Flu is contagious, but nothing like we’ve ever seen here. Also the violence of it. If it hits the right person - and you know what those stats are - if it hits the right person, that person’s in deep trouble.” … [Read more...] about Coronavirus live updates: U.S. death toll exceeds 5,000
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“Is it alarming that major media players, just to oppose you, are consistently siding with foreign state propaganda, Islamic state radicalism, Latin gangs and cartels?” she asked Trump. “And they work right here at the White House with direct access to you and your team.” … [Read more...] about Fox isn’t enough: Amid coronavirus crisis, Trump leans on a new media friend
What that will look like in the coming weeks and months, however, is anything but normal. The draft will resemble nothing like its made-for-TV production that has served as a ratings monster for decades. The league then plans to release the 2020 schedule in early May. Then, though, OTAs will be canceled, as will minicamps. Even if parts of society start to reopen in early June, it won’t be the right time to start loading up locker rooms with 90 players per team, plus coaches, trainers, and other staff. (Check the setback for the return of the Chinese Basketball Association for evidence of that.) … [Read more...] about NFL Planning Full Season With Full Stadiums — Is It Optimism Or Arrogance?
Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that include the common cold as well as much more serious diseases. The strain that emerged in China in late 2019, now called COVID-19, is related to others that have caused serious outbreaks in recent years, including severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS). … [Read more...] about Bay Club Pleasanton Employee Tested Positive For Coronavirus
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. called off its offering of up to $3 billion worth of shares in office-space rental venture WeWork, though it remains committed to its $5 billion bailout of the financially troubled company. … [Read more...] about Japan’s SoftBank ends WeWork tender, remains behind bailout