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Stephon Marbury plans to deliver masks to NY amid coronavirus

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New York Post – For more and to sign up click here Former Knicks star Stephon Marbury wants to deliver the Big Apple something it needs even more than an NBA title — 10 million N95 masks for hospital workers and other first responders handling the coronavirus pandemic. Marbury, who......
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Better than a stimulus package and other commentary

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New York Post – For more and to sign up click here Free-marketeer: Better Than a Stimulus Plan The nation faces “a personal and business liquidity problem,” warns economist Arnold Kling, not “a typical business-cycle recession that requires fiscal or monetary stimulus.” That, Tom Giovanetti argues at The Wall Street......
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5 things to know before the stock market opens March 27, 2020

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here 1. Dow set to drop after best three-day rally in 89 years Dow futures were pointing to an over 600-point decline at Friday’s open. Questions are emerging on whether the House can organize a vote before the weekend on the massive......
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Why coronavirus deaths are higher in Italy, Spain than in China

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A medical worker in protective gear tends to a patient on March 24, 2020 at the new COVID 3 level intensive care unit for coronavirus COVID-19 cases at the Casal Palocco hospital near Rome, during the country’s lockdown aimed at......
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Shanghai plans to reopen 205 cinemas closed due to coronavirus

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New York Post – For more and to sign up click here After two months of being shut down due to the rapid spread of coronavirus, Chinese officials announced Thursday that they are planning to reopen 205 cinemas on Saturday. The teeming metropolis of more than 24 million people is......
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Donald Trump speaks to China’s Xi Jinping on coronavirus

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump meets with China’s President Xi Jinping at the start of their bilateral meeting at the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, June 29, 2019. Kevin Lemarque | Reuters U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he spoke with......
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Singapore will jail and fine people who don’t keep social distance

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Red tape displayed on stools act as social distancing markers at a food market in the district of Whampoa in Singapore, on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Bloomberg Singapore has announced stiff fines and jail for those who do not observe social......
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Xi calls for coordinated global response to coronavirus at G20 meeting

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, chairs a symposium at the School of Medicine at Tsinghua University in Beijing, capital of China, March 2,......
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US prepares crackdown on Huawei’s global chip supply, sources say

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Huawei logo is display during CES 2018 at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 9, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. David Becker | Getty Images News | Getty Images Senior officials in the Trump administration agreed to new......
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Israel, China, Singapore use surveillance tech to track Covid-19

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here From Israel to South Korea to China, governments around the world are using technology to track the coronavirus outbreak as they race to stem its spread. But how long will it last and is this an infringement of privacy, rights......
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China’s Xi Jinping calls for global policy coordination

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: More than 529,500 Global deaths: At least 23,900 U.S. cases: At least 83,800 U.S. deaths: At least 1,200 The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University. All......
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Outbreak boosts jobless claims to record, US cases post steep rise

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks.  Global cases: More than 480,446 Global deaths:......
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Chinese students pay $20K for private jet flights out of US amid coronavirus

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New York Post – For more and to sign up click here How the coronavirus tides have turned. Last month, the US government scrambled to help American citizens evacuate China amid the COVID-19 scourge. Now, as Middle Kingdom cases die down and US infections ramp up, wealthy Chinese students are......
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Chinese father builds ‘baby pod’ to protect infant from coronavirus

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New York Post – For more and to sign up click here SHANGHAI – The father of a two-month-old infant in Shanghai has created a custom-built pod complete with an air purification system to keep his baby safe from the coronavirus outbreak. Cao Junjie, 30, refashioned a cat carrier to......
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China to resume U.S. LPG imports as Beijing waives trade-war tariff: sources

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – China has begun buying U.S. liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) again after a hiatus of nearly 20 months as Beijing waived punitive tariffs to boost imports of U.S. goods as part of the Sino-U.S. Phase 1 trade deal, industry sources said. FILE PHOTO: Chinese and U.S. flags flutter......
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Asia may ride out crisis better than US, Europe, analysts say

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Singapore skyline on March 24, 2020 in Singapore. Singapore will not allow short term visitors to enter or transit through the country from Mar. 24 to contain the spread of the infection. Suhaimi Abdullah | Getty Images Investors hunting for......
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Singapore to make contact tracing tech open source

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Medical staff walk to the National Centre for Infectious Diseases building at Tan Tock Seng Hospital in Singapore on January 31, 2020. Roslan Rahman | APF | Getty Images Less than a week after launching an app to track potential......
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New cases surge in Spain; Dow futures jump

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks.  Global cases: More than 387,382 Global deaths: At......
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China to lift lockdown on Wuhan city, epicenter of coronavirus outbreak

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Government workers walk out of Jianghan Fangcang temporary hospital for COVID-19 patients, which is being shut down, in Wuhan in central China’s Hubei province Monday, March 09, 2020. As the number of patients drops, the city has begun closing the......
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Q1 contraction in China’s economy from coronavirus

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People wear masks as they cross a street during evening rush hour, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the novel coronavirus, in Beijing, China, March 3, 2020. Thomas Peter | Reuters BEIJING — An early look at......

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