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Supreme Court to hold May arguments by teleconference

Supreme Court to hold May arguments by teleconference

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Monday it will hold arguments by teleconference in May in key cases, including President Donald Trump's bid to shield his tax and other financial records.
Comedian Tim Brooke-Taylor of The Goodies dies with COVID-19

Comedian Tim Brooke-Taylor of The Goodies dies with COVID-19

LONDON — British performer Tim Brooke-Taylor, a member of comedy trio The Goodies, has died after contracting the new coronavirus. He was 79. Brooke-Taylor’s agent says he died Sunday morning “from COVID-19.
'SNL' returns for work-at-home version with host Tom Hanks

'SNL' returns for work-at-home version with host Tom Hanks

NEW YORK — “Saturday Night Live” tried its first “quarantine version" of the comedy show, with Tom Hanks, one of the first celebrities to disclose he had the coronavirus, Coldplay singer Chris Martin and the comedy show's entire cast phoning in with
Health or wealth? Nations pressured to loosen virus rules

Health or wealth? Nations pressured to loosen virus rules

MADRID — As the coronavirus pandemic throws millions out of work and devastates economies worldwide, governments are struggling with the delicate balance between keeping people safe from a highly contagious virus and making sure they can still make a
Online service held for Kennedy family members who drowned

Online service held for Kennedy family members who drowned

ANNAPOLIS, Md.
Are schools open? Governor, NYC mayor give different answers

Are schools open? Governor, NYC mayor give different answers

NEW YORK — Governor and mayor locked horns again Saturday, this time over whether school buildings in the nation's largest district would close for the rest of the year, with classes continuing online.

93-year-old: The pandemic is what ales her

SEMINOLE, Pa. — A 93-year-old Pittsburgh-area woman is using the powers of the internet to keep a stock of beer while doing her part to “flatten the curve" on the coronavirus pandemic.
Swiss prosecutors intend to drop 1 FIFA case against Blatter

Swiss prosecutors intend to drop 1 FIFA case against Blatter

GENEVA — In a legal victory for former FIFA president Sepp Blatter, federal prosecutors in Switzerland plan to drop one of two cases open against him for suspected criminal mismanagement.
Global pact to contain oil price crash takes shape

Global pact to contain oil price crash takes shape

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The OPEC oil cartel and nations including Russia have agreed to boost oil prices by cutting as much as 10 million barrels a day in production, or a tenth of global supply.
Yemen has 1st confirmed virus case, more than 10k in Israel

Yemen has 1st confirmed virus case, more than 10k in Israel

CAIRO — Yemen’s internationally recognized government announced Friday the first confirmed case of the new coronavirus in the war-torn country, stoking fears that an outbreak could devastate its already crippled health care system.