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Trump threatens tariffs on oil imports to 'protect' U.S. energy workers   -70%

U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he would impose tariffs on crude imports if he has to "protect" U.S. energy workers from the oil price crash that has been exacerbated by a war between Russia and Saudi Arabia over market share.

Editorial: Trump's insistence on 'America First' is stunting the global fight against COVID-19  

The president must drop his opposition to 'globalism' in the interests of public health

'He's a total disgrace': Trump defends firing U.S. intel watchdog   -43%

President Donald Trump on Saturday defended his decision to fire the top watchdog of the U.S. Intelligence Community, saying Michael Atkinson did "a terrible job" in handling the whistleblower complaint that triggered an impeachment probe of Trump last year.

The assassination of an ex-militiaman in Lebanon is President Aouns failure   -10%

Last week’s story of two ex-militiamen in Lebanon – one released, the other shot dead – shines a spotlight on President Michel Aoun’s incompetence – and his ally Hezbollah’s brutality. Together they

Trumps new coronavirus argument: 2 million people are being saved   37%

This story is published in a content partnership with POLITICO. It was originally reported by Meridith McGraw on on April 1, 2020.Don’t focus on the 200,000 people the coronavirus might kill in the United States, think about the 2 million people US President Donald Trump is saving.Even as Trump adopts a sombre, get-ready-for-the-worst tone, he has still sought to portray himself as a hero for his actions thus far, batting away questions about whether he has adequately responded to…

How The U.S. Can Prepare For The Next Pandemic  

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Dr. David Skorton, president and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges, about ways the U.S. should prepare for the next pandemic.

Trump threatens imposing tariffs on 'oil coming from outside'   -70%

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose tariffs on crude imports if he has to “protect” U.S. energy workers from the oil price crash that has been exacerbated by a war between Russia and Saudi Arabia over market share.

Detroit rep says hydroxychloroquine, Trump helped save her life amid COVID-19 fight  

Rep. Karen Whitsett, D-Detroit, said she does not believe she would have been given the drug if President Trump had not touted it.


Coronavirus: Donald Trump says US approaching a horrendous time   -18%

US President Donald Trump said the United States was heading into its “toughest” weeks as the coronavirus death toll mounts, equipment shortages intensify and New York and other hotspots come into their worst period so far.“We’re really coming up to a time that’s really going to be horrendous, probably [a] time like we haven’t seen in this country,” he said on Saturday at a briefing at the White House.“We’re getting to that time when the numbers are going to peak, and it’s not going to be a…

Coronavirus: Bolsonaro calls for day of fasting and prayer to free Brazil from evil epidemic   -7%

Like Donald Trump, right-wing populist under fire for handling of crisis after dismissing outbreak as 'a little flu' and snubbing social distancing appeals

Kremlin says no talks with Saudi Arabia happened, after Trumps tweets claim Moscow and Riyadh will cut oil production  

US President Donald Trump has said he expects that Russia and Saudi Arabia could drastically curtail their oil output after a conversation between the two nations’ leaders. Moscow denies that any talks took place at all.
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Garden Fresh salsa founder launches new microwavable meals   15%

Jack Aronson, founder and former president of Garden Fresh Gourmet salsa has launched a new microwavable, pre-cooked and pre-packaged meals.


Ignoring expert opinion, Trump again promotes use of hydroxychloroquine   -5%

President Donald Trump doubled down Sunday on his push for the use of an anti-malarial drug against the coronavirus, issuing medical advice that goes well beyond scant evidence of the drug’s effectiveness as well as the advice of doctors and public health experts.

Iran's Rouhani says low-risk economic activities to resume from April 11   10%

Iran's president said on Sunday "low-risk" economic activities would resume from April 11 in the Middle Eastern country worst-affected by the new coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Trump may take unproven drug that could be so beautiful   55%

US President Donald Trump told reporters on Saturday he “may” take the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine, despite no evidence the drug is effective and safe for preventing or treating the coronavirus.He also suggested that his doctors have not yet prescribed him the drug, but said he would ask them about it.“If it were me - in fact, I might do it anyway. I may take it, OK? I may take it,” he said at a press briefing. “And I’ll have to ask my doctors about that, but I may take it.”The nation…

Coronavirus: Doubts over whether libertarian hold-out will back down from opposing $2trn stimulus bill   -30%

President blasted Congressman Massie on Twitter as Saturday vote is possible

President Trump says he doesn't know when sports might resume   15%

President Trump spoke with major sports league commissioners Saturday to thank them for supporting Americans during the coronavirus outbreak.

Florida beach ravers tie with Trump for most foolish during pandemic   25%

A new survey finds students, who kept partying on Florida beaches despite COVID-19 warnings, managed to tie President Donald Trump as most foolish American

Exclusive: Pressed by Trump, U.S. pushed unproven coronavirus treatment guidance   20%

In mid-March, President Donald Trump personally pressed federal health officials to make malaria drugs available to treat the novel coronavirus, though they had been untested for COVID-19, two sources told Reuters.

Trump fires intelligence watchdog who was involved in impeachment case   -12%

Donald Trump has fired Michael Atkinson, the inspector general for the intelligence community who handled the whistle-blower complaint that triggered the US president’s impeachment.Trump informed the Senate intelligence committee on Friday of his decision to fire Atkinson, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press.Trump said in the letter that it is “vital” that he has confidence in the appointees serving as inspectors general, and “that is no longer the case with regard to this…

Tribal nations could be wiped out by coronavirus, governor warns  

President reportedly says 'boy, that's too bad for the Navajo nation' in response to Covid-19 outbreak in New Mexico

Coronavirus: US and China must work together to stop Covid-19, Xi tells Trump  

Chinese president insists country has been 'open and transparent' about epidemic

Mexico president flouts coronavirus protocol to shake hands with El Chapos mother   62%

Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says it pains him to not be able to embrace supporters during his tours due to the risks of the coronavirus, but he made a remarkable exception on a weekend trip, shaking hands with the elderly mother of imprisoned drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán.López Obrador was visiting a motorway project in the western state of Sinaloa Sunday on a road that passes the town of Badiraguato where María Consuelo Loera Pérez lives.López Obrador said on Monday…

John Oliver calls out indescribable Trump over 9/11 lies and coronavirus statement  

Comedian likens US President's recent statement to his 'offensive' reaction to the 2001 terrorist attacks

No one is thinking about you: John Oliver slates Trump over coronavirus crisis  

'Something has come along that is more toxic and more threatening that this president, and somehow he's got f***ing stage envy' quipped the comedian

Coronavirus: 50 doctors have now died in Italy as health system under growing pressure   -14%

'The dead do not make a noise. Yet, the names of our dead friends, our colleagues, put here in black and white, make a deafening noise,' says doctor's association president

Russian Covid-19 aid plane to US: Putin asked Trump if he needed help & he accepted, Kremlin spokesman says  

A cargo plane loaded with medical supplies and protection equipment may depart for the US by the end of Tuesday, the Kremlin said, after a phone call between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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Should Donald Trump listen to Dr. Anthony Fauci -- or his trade adviser?  

Over the weekend, President Donald Trump's coronavirus task force found itself at an impasse over how aggressively to push an anti-malarial drug as a possible treatment for coronavirus.

Not letting Covid-19 crisis go to waste? US ramps up war on drugs focusing on Venezuelas Maduro   -1%

US President Donald Trump has announced a massive naval deployment in the Caribbean to prevent drug cartels from ‘exploiting’ the Covid-19 pandemic, with the military singling out Venezuela as a major threat to America.
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Trump says will ask Congress for more small business funds if money runs out   10%

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would ask Congress for more money to make loans to small businesses struggling with the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak if the original $349 billion allocated in a fiscal stimulus bill runs out.

Debate heats up over using an anti-malaria drug for COVID-19   55%

President Donald Trump and members of his administration are growing emphatic in promoting an anti-malaria drug not yet officially approved for fighting COVID-19, even though scientists say more testing is needed before it’s proven safe and effective against the virus.

The Trump administration's response to coronavirus could make the recession worse   -15%

President Donald Trump has not fully shut down the American economy out of fear it will deal a devastating financial blow. But that reluctance could ultimately exacerbate the economic pain of the coronavirus pandemic.

Another GOP president, another recession   -15%

The Trump economy has melted down.

Late Night Hosts Join the Anthony Fauci Fan Club   80%

Trevor Noah said America’s leading expert on infectious diseases had won “the respect of all intelligent people — and President Trump.”

Op-Ed: How Republicans are using the pandemic to suppress the vote   10%

In November, Republican lawmakers could close polling places in Democratic areas and even prevent people from voting directly for the president.

Yamiche Alcindor wants an answer, thank you very much   37%

PBS NewsHour correspondent asks straightforward questions of President Trump. In return, she gets abused on national television.

Trump Says He Would Impose Tariffs On Oil Imports If Russia, Saudi Arabia Fail To Cut   -24%

U.S. President Donald Trump said he would “absolutely” impose tariffs on oil imports if Russia and Saudi Arabia can not reach an agreement to cut crude oil production.

Coronavirus: White House mandates virus test for anyone in close proximity to Donald Trump or Mike Pence   18%

This story is published in a content partnership with POLITICO. It was originally reported by Myah Ward on on March 3, 2020.The White House is administering a rapid coronavirus test to anyone coming into contact with President Donald Trump or Vice-President Mike Pence, Deputy Press Secretary Judd Deere confirmed to POLITICO on Friday.“As the Physician to the President and White House Operations continue to protect the health and safety of the President and the Vice President,…

FDA increases mask decontamination after pushback from Ohio governor   10%

Mike DeWine, a Trump ally, appealed directly to the president to overrule the agency.

Doctor on unproven drug: You could lose your life   27%

Dr. Patrice Harris, President of The American Medical Association, says she would not prescribe hydroxychloroquine to anyone after President Donald Trump doubled on the use of drug, despite no evidence the drug is effective and safe for preventing or treating the coronavirus.