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Trump says Pelosi trying to create ‘panic’ with coronavirus comments

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President Trump accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday of trying to create a panic around the coronavirus outbreak after the California Democrat criticized the White House’s emergency planning as “inadequate.” Trump called Pelosi “incompetent” and accused her of using the virus for a political reason during a press conference where he sought to minimize Read More

Trump reassures Americans coronavirus risk is low, puts Pence in charge of U.S. response

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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump assured Americans on Wednesday the risk from coronavirus remained “very low,” and placed Vice President Mike Pence in charge of the U.S. response to the looming global health crisis. At a White House briefing with his coronavirus task force, Trump said public health officials were preparing to do Read More

Trump sues New York Times for libel over Russia ‘conspiracy’ op-ed

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The Trump campaign has filed a libel lawsuit against what it called the “extremely biased” New York Times, saying the paper’s March 27, 2019 op-ed titled“The Real Trump-Russia Quid Pro Quo” amounted to a knowingly false smear intended to “improperly influence the presidential election in November 2020.” The lawsuit seeks “compensatory damages in the millions of damages,” Read More

UPDATE 10-Oil prices drop to lowest in more than a year as coronavirus spreads

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices fell to their lowest in more than a year on Wednesday after hundreds of new coronavirus cases reported in Europe and the Middle East stoked fears that energy demand would decline, and on concerns that the virus could spread across the United States. FILE PHOTO: Pumpjacks are seen against Read More

Germany ‘heading for epidemic’ as virus spreads faster outside China

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SHANGHAI/SEOUL (Reuters) – Germany said on Wednesday that it was heading for a coronavirus epidemic and could no longer trace all cases, as the number of new infections inside China – the source of the outbreak – was for the first time overtaken by those elsewhere. Asia reported hundreds of new cases, Brazil confirmed Latin Read More

Trump accuses cable TV of making coronavirus look ‘as bad as possible’

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump accused two cable TV news channels of presenting the danger from the coronavirus in as bad a light as possible and upsetting financial markets, as public health officials warned Americans to prepare for a likely outbreak. Trump on Wednesday wrote on Twitter that CNN and MSNBC, both of Read More

WATCH: Onlookers flee as suspected coronavirus patient wheeled through Florence train station

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As Italy struggles to get to grips with a burgeoning coronavirus outbreak onlookers were caught on camera fleeing in apparent panic as a suspected patient was wheeled through Florence’s main train station. An eyewitness captured footage of a team clad in white anti-contamination suits wheeling the patient out of Florence Santa Maria Novella on a Read More

Futures look for direction after four-day selloff

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A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the closing bell as the market takes a significant dip in New York, U.S., February 25, 2020. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures were mixed on Wednesday after the Dow and the S&P 500 indexes suffered their sharpest four-day Read More

Horror, Contemporary Art, and Film: In Conversation with Dan Herschlein and Chad Laird

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Dan Herschlein and Chad Laird , “Horror, Contemporary Art, and Film, with Art21,” artist talk at NeueHouse, New York City, 2019. Photo: Jessica Foley. A note from Art21’s curatorial assistant, Danielle Brock: Learning about the inspirations, influences, and references that artists draw upon for their work is one of my greatest joys. Whenever I Read More

Colored Time

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American Artist. Data Server Rack, 2019. Wood, hardware, paint, hay-bailing twine. University of Iowa, Stanley Museum of Art. Photo courtesy the artist. In 1895, H.G. Wells published The Time Machine, a book that began his renown as a science-fiction author, though he wrote in many genres. Despite Wells’ success being patterned with infidelity and misogyny—behaviors Read More