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BBC host slams UK politicians for suggesting ‘fighters’ can survive Covid-19

BBC host slams UK politicians for suggesting ‘fighters’ can survive Covid-19

Emily Maitlis, host of BBC current affairs program Newsnight, criticized UK government officials on Wednesday for their language surrounding the coronavirus. In a clip that has since been widely shared on social media, Maitlis opened Newsnight on Wednesday by rebuking politicians for implying that those with a “fighter” attitude could survive the virus. Maitlis said:…MORE

What happens if OPEC and Russia don’t agree to cut production?

What happens if OPEC and Russia don’t agree to cut production?

US President Donald Trump, a self-proclaimed “Tariff Man,” is brandishing his favorite trade weapon ahead of a crucial meeting of major oil producers later on Thursday that’s aimed at hammering out a deal to limit production. Russia and Saudi Arabia, the de-facto leader of OPEC, are engaged in an epic price war that, along with…MORE

Why stores could start taking customers’ temperatures

Why stores could start taking customers’ temperatures

Stores are scrambling to protect their workers from coronavirus. Some have begun taking employees’ temperatures to keep sick workers home. But that doesn’t keep employees safe from sick customers. That’s why a number of stores are considering taking customers’ temperatures before they enter. Public health experts say it is a prudent step: Grocery stores are…MORE

What Fox News’ silence about ‘Diamond & Silk’ says about the network

A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable Sources” newsletter. You can sign up for free right here. A seemingly small act from a pair of online personalities Wednesday spoke volumes about cable news’ highest-rated network and its supposed commitment to accurately informing the public amid this pandemic. Fox News might be working…MORE

Disney+ is almost near its subscribers goal four years ahead of schedule

Disney+ is almost near its subscribers goal four years ahead of schedule

Disney+ now has 50 million paid subscribers globally, putting it within striking range of its initial subscriber projections just five months after it launched. The company told investors last year that it projected Disney+ would have 60 million to 90 million global subscribers by 2024. Now, after five months, the service is almost there, the…MORE

Global stocks move higher ahead of crucial OPEC meeting

Global stocks move higher ahead of crucial OPEC meeting

Global stocks posted small gains on Thursday on hopes that the coronavirus outbreak may be slowing in the United States and Europe. Oil futures, meanwhile, are rising ahead of a meeting between Russia and OPEC to discuss production cuts. In Europe, London’s FTSE 100 and Germany’s DAX advanced by less than 1% in morning trading.…MORE

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