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U.S. officials redistribute protective gear seized from alleged hoarder

04/02/20 3:08 PM

U.S. officials said on Thursday they would distribute a stockpile of personal protective equipment, including 192,000 N95 respirator masks, which they seized this week from an alleged hoarder.

Oil soars after Trump says Saudis and Russians to cut output

04/02/20 3:08 PM

Crude prices soared on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he expects Russia and Saudi Arabia to announce a major oil production cut, and Saudi state media said the kingdom was calling an emergency meeting of producers to deal with the market turmoil.

Oil crash poses severe test for OPEC+ after Moscow, Riyadh miscalculate

04/02/20 3:05 PM

U.S. President Donald Trump says he has brokered a deal with Saudi Arabia and Russia that would see sweeping oil output cuts. Riyadh has called for emergency talks, and Moscow has said it no longer plans to hike production in a battle for market share.

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Centuries-old laws may shield the cruise industry from huge payouts in coronavirus suits

04/02/20 4:12 PM

Experts and attorneys warn that cruise passengers suing over COVID-19 face restrictive terms of service and maritime laws that pre-date the Titanic.       

Coronavirus live updates: Democrats delay convention; unemployment claims soar; Dr. Fauci gets security after threats

04/02/20 6:14 PM

Unemployment claims skyrocket as the nation braced for what President Donald Trump said would be a dire few weeks. See the latest coronavirus updates.       

California engineer ran train 'off the end of rail tracks' in attempted attack on USNS Mercy in Los Angeles, DOJ says

04/02/20 4:19 PM

A California man faces federal charges after officials say he ran a train "at full speed off the end of rail tracks" near the U.S. Naval Ship Mercy.      

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Senior PGA Championship canceled, will return in '21

04/02/20 2:43 PM

The Senior PGA Championship will not be played this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, the PGA of America announced Thursday.

Swimming: Hungary's Laszlo Cseh to put off career finale after Tokyo Games postponement

04/02/20 2:37 PM

Hungarian swimmer Laszlo Cseh has resolved to "keep going" for his dream to end his career with a golden swansong at what would be his fifth Olympic appearance in the Tokyo Games, postponed to next year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

New England Patriots team plane transporting 1.7 million masks for coronavirus relief

04/02/20 1:25 PM

A call for help from Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker prompted an unorthodox mission from the New England Patriots, who sent their team jet to China this week in order to retrieve 1.7 million N95 medical masks, the NFL side said on Thursday.