A full regular season without any coronavirus-related delay is the current expectation of the NFL for the 2020 season. FILE PHOTO: The NFL logo is pictured on a football at an event in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., November 30, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri A schedule is to be released on
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday completed a rollback of vehicle emissions standards adopted under his predecessor Barack Obama and will require 1.5% annual increases in efficiency through 2026 – far weaker than the 5% increases in the discarded rules. FILE PHOTO: Traffic travels along a highway next to Los Angeles, California,
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the daily coronavirus response briefing in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the U.S. Congress should pass a $2 trillion spending plan to update the country’s roads, bridges and other infrastructure,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government’s top infectious disease expert said on Tuesday there were “glimmers” that social distancing efforts to slow the spread of coronavirus were having an impact, even though the nation was still in a very dangerous situation. “We’re starting to see glimmers that that is actually having some dampening effect,” National
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PARIS (Reuters) – France plans to quickly ramp up domestic production of face masks and respirators to respond to urgent needs of hospitals and caregivers during the coronavirus epidemic, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday. French President Emmanuel Macron talks to employees as he visits the Kolmi-Hopen protective face masks factory, following an outbreak
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global stock markets slid on Tuesday as investors continued to assess the economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic, leaving the MSCI benchmark of world equities on pace to finish its worst quarter since the financial crisis of 2008. Stocks have rallied since the start of last week but remain down more
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FILE PHOTO: An engineer stands on top of an electricity pylon as he carries out maintenance work near Chester northern England, November 8, 2016. REUTERS/Phil Noble LONDON (Reuters) – Daily electricity demand in Britain is around 10% lower than before the country went into lockdown last week due to the coronavirus outbreak, data from grid
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SURABAYA, Indonesia/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – A drone dispersed clouds of disinfectant in the sky above Indonesia’s second-largest city Surabaya on Tuesday, a response to the coronavirus pandemic which is catching on around the world despite warnings from health experts. Firefighters spray disinfectant using high pressure pump truck to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), on
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Firefighters work on extinguishing a forest fire in Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan province, China April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer BEIJING (Reuters) – A forest fire that is threatening an LPG storage site and two petrol stations has killed 19 people, including 18 firefighters, in southwest China’s Sichuan province, state news agency Xinhua and city officials
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps is seen in front of men in protective suits pretending to clean the cabinet as part of a stunt for social media, as the number of coronavirus cases (COVID-19) grows around the world, in London, Britain, March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – The
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FILE PHOTO: The corporate logo of WPP is seen in this picture from 2018, obtained July 12, 2019. WPP/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – WPP (WPP.L), the world’s biggest advertising company, said it was pulling its dividend and share buyback, and withdrawing its guidance for 2020 after it saw an increasing number of cancelations from
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TOKYO/PARIS (Reuters) – A businessman who received millions of dollars for his work on Tokyo’s successful campaign to host the 2020 Olympics, which was postponed last week due to the coronavirus, said he played a key role in securing the support of a former Olympics powerbroker suspected by French prosecutors of taking bribes to help
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LONDON (Reuters) – The coronavirus outbreak at the heart of the UK government spread on Monday with Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s senior adviser, Dominic Cummings, self-isolating with symptoms just days after the British leader himself tested positive. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson waves as he leaves Downing Street, as the spread of coronavirus
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FILE PHOTO: Elton John attends the 28th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party, holding the Oscar for Best Original Song for “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” from “Rocketman”, which he won with Bernie Taupin at the 92nd Academy Awards, in West Hollywood, California, U.S. February 9, 2020. REUTERS/David McNew/File Photo LOS ANGELES
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FILE PHOTO: Paramedic’s with a patient at the back of an ambulance at St Thomas’ Hospital as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Admissions into British hospitals are not accelerating and are rising by around 1,000 per day, the government’s Chief Scientific
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BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday that there can be no more quarantine measures imposed on the country than those already in place to combat coronavirus because jobs are being destroyed and the poor are suffering disproportionately. Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro leaves Alvorada Palace, as the spread of coronavirus
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Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro leaves Alvorada Palace, as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Brasilia, Brazil March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday that no more coronavirus-fighting quarantine measures can be imposed than those already in place because jobs are being destroyed and the poor
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