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Trump speculates that China released virus in lab 'mistake'

Trump speculates that China released virus in lab 'mistake'

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has speculated that China could have unleashed the coronavirus on the world due to some kind of horrible “mistake,” and his intelligence agencies said they are still examining a notion put forward by the president
Outsiders consider possibility of chaos in North Korea

Outsiders consider possibility of chaos in North Korea

TOKYO — North Korea’s collapse has been predicted — wrongly— for decades. Some said it would happen after fighting ended in the Korean War in 1953. Others thought it would be during a 1990s famine or when national founder Kim Il Sung died in 1994.
Memo says California governor will order all beaches closed

Memo says California governor will order all beaches closed

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov.
Economic figures show grim toll in Europe and US from virus

Economic figures show grim toll in Europe and US from virus

NEW YORK — Bleak new figures Thursday underscored the worldwide economic pain inflicted by the coronavirus: The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits has climbed past a staggering 30 million, while Europe’s economies have gone into an
Apple pinched by pandemic; profit, iPhone sales decline

Apple pinched by pandemic; profit, iPhone sales decline

BERKELEY, Calif. — Apple's profit dipped slightly while revenues rose in the January-March quarter, reflecting early fallout from a coronavirus pandemic that shut down its factories and then forced hundreds of Apple retail stores to close.
Trump says US can never declare 'total victory' over virus

Trump says US can never declare 'total victory' over virus

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he believes the U.S. can never declare “total victory” over the coronavirus because too many people have died.
'Goonies' cast, 'Flintstones' rescue TV viewers in pandemic

'Goonies' cast, 'Flintstones' rescue TV viewers in pandemic

LOS ANGELES — Josh Gad had a notion about what might soothe the kid in him during a scary time and maybe do the same for others.
Gigi Hadid expects first child with Zayn Malik in September

Gigi Hadid expects first child with Zayn Malik in September

LOS ANGELES — Gigi Hadid is about to strut into motherhood. The supermodel’s mother, Yolanda Hadid, confirmed with Dutch outlet RTL Boulevard on Wednesday that her daughter is pregnant.
Johnson: UK 'past the peak' of outbreak but must be cautious

Johnson: UK 'past the peak' of outbreak but must be cautious

LONDON — Britain is past the peak of its coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday, as he promised to reveal a “road map” out of national lockdown — but not yet.
About 50 bodies found in trucks outside NY funeral home

About 50 bodies found in trucks outside NY funeral home

NEW YORK — Police were called to a Brooklyn neighbourhood Wednesday after a funeral home overwhelmed by the coronavirus resorted to storing dozens of bodies on ice in rented trucks, and a passerby complained about the smell, officials said.