Friday, April 10, 2020

Elections 2020

Bernie Sanders suspends his presidential campaign

Bernie Sanders on Wednesday suspended an anti-establishment presidential campaign that changed the course of Democratic politics and energized large groups of new voters, but fell short of amassing a broad enough coalition to capture the nomination.

Bernie Sanders suspends his presidential campaign

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Bernie Sanders on Wednesday suspended an anti-establishment presidential campaign that changed the course of Democratic politics and energized large groups of new voters, but fell short of amassing a broad enough coalition to capture the nomination.

Business

Trump gets the oil deal he wants by staying on the...

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With Saudi Arabia and Russia agreeing on the contours of an unprecedented plan to slash crude output, President Donald Trump is on the verge of getting the global oil deal he wanted — without taking steps to ratchet down U.S. production.

World

Trump gets the oil deal he wants by staying on the sidelines

With Saudi Arabia and Russia agreeing on the contours of an unprecedented plan to slash crude output, President Donald Trump is on the verge of getting the global oil deal he wanted — without taking steps to ratchet down U.S. production.

Nation

U.S. COVID-19 cases top 460,000 as death toll surpasses 16,000

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A total of 462,135 COVID-19 cases were reported in the United States as of 9 p.m. EST on Thursday with a death toll of 16,513, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

Sports

UFC 249 postponed after Disney and ESPN force president Dana White to reconsider his plan

UFC 249 will not be happening after all, following a request from Disney and ESPN — UFC’s network partners — to postpone the event.

UFC Champ Khabib Nurmagomedov ready to face winner of Ferguson-Gaethje bout

The Russian boxer was to face off American Tony Ferguson at a UFC event in Brooklyn, New York, on April 18, 2020 if it hadn't been for the coronavirus pandemic.

Olympic flame removed from public view amid postponed Tokyo Games

It was barely two weeks ago that officials, deciding to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Games because of the coronavirus outbreak, touted the Olympic flame as a “light at the end of the tunnel.”

Twins won’t find late bloomers this time in MLB draft

Keoni Cavaco last year. Trevor Larnach in 2018. Royce Lewis in 2017. Alex Kirilloff in 2016.
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Travel

Disney World’s annual-pass payment changes: What you need to know

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Annual passholders to Walt Disney World have new options after the company followed the lead of Universal Orlando in deferring payments.

Food

Comfort at home: A stockpot of a few of our favorite...

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There’s a reason we tend to congregate in the kitchen: It’s that warm spot in our home that feeds our soul as well as our hunger.

Health

U.S. COVID-19 cases top 460,000 as death toll surpasses 16,000

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A total of 462,135 COVID-19 cases were reported in the United States as of 9 p.m. EST on Thursday with a death toll of 16,513, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

Entertainment

American folk songwriter dies of COVID-19 complications

John Prine, an American legend folk songwriter, died of complications of COVID-19 on Tuesday, media reports said.

Auto Trends

Electric truck startup Rivian pushes launch back to 2021 as COVID-19 delays Normal factory retooling

Rivian, the electric truck startup looking to bring vehicle manufacturing back to Normal, Ill., will have to wait until next year to begin production.

Auto review: Honda CR-V hybrid boosts mpg, offers smooth performance

The Honda CR-V is all grown up. The unassuming little model that confused many buyers when it debuted in 1997 with less off-road or towing capacity than other SUVs is now effectively Honda’s flagship.

Auto review: The Chrysler Pacifica minivan has much to admire

Aside from the updated wardrobe, the Pacifica gets a fully automatic all-wheel-drive system, and a new top-of-the-line Pinnacle model.

Automakers to partially shut down plants amid coronavirus fears

Detroit’s three automakers agreed late Tuesday to partially shut down plants to reduce contact between workers and extend periods between shifts to allow for more cleaning amid the new coronavirus pandemic, the United Auto Workers said in a statement.