HEADLINES: • New coronavirus spread swiftly around world from late 2019, study finds • China slams US after Trump virus ‘attack’ claim • 2/3 of patients hospitalized in NY had been staying home..
Reuters: Israel's Supreme Court clears Netanyahu to form government despite corruption charges.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's indictment on corruption charges does not disqualify him from forming a government, Israel's top court said on Wednesday, paving the way for the veteran leader to remain in power.
Fox News: Michigan Gov. Whitmer sued by GOP lawmakers for extending coronavirus state of emergency..
State lawmakers in Michigan filed a lawsuit against Governor Gretchen Whitmer Wednesday to compel her to reopen the state's economy after she extended her state of emergency declaration following weeks of protests that featured armed demonstrators at the state Capitol.
Sky News: Coronavirus - Black people four times more likely to die with COVID-19 than white people - ONS..
New analysis published on Thursday found black women are more likely to die by a factor of 4.3 and black men by 4.2 after adjusting for age compared to Caucasian people.
NBC: Two-thirds of patients recently hospitalized in NY had been staying home..
Two-thirds of patients recently hospitalized for coronavirus became infected despite largely staying at home, New York Gov. Cuomo said, citing survey.
Reuters: Asia stocks get China trade relief, U.S. bonds face debt deluge.
BBC News: Hundreds injured and at least 13 dead in Indian gas leak.
It is feared fumes have spread as far as 3km (two miles) and officials have been evacuating people from surrounding areas.
Wall Street Journal: The European Central Bank has offered to pay eurozone banks if they keep loans flowing to eurozone businesses, but many banks have turned the ECB down..
TMZ: Mike Tyson Offered $1 Million To Fight Rugby Stars In Australia.
Malay Mail: China slams US after Trump virus ‘attack’ claim.
Daily Mail US: Students graduate from an Illinois high school wearing face masks.
The Independent: Boris Johnson set to scrap 'stay home' advice and ‘ease lockdown limits on work, parks and exercise’..
NBC: Russia surpasses France and Germany in total number of coronavirus cases, reaching 177,160 infections.
Reuters: Virus lockdowns pummel global gas demand, force LNG output cuts..
VOA: President Donald Trump signs a proclamation in honor of National Nurses Day, in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, May 6, in Washington.
BBC: A Met Police officer was attacked while pursuing a suspect in north-west London.
Daily Mail Online: New coronavirus spread swiftly around world from late 2019, study finds..
Sky Sports: Steven Gerrard says he is "hungry" to keep managing Rangers – but admits it will be up to the club's board to determine whether he is able to do so.
New York Daily: Cuomo warns states not to reopen too soon, as ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt will launch a ‘reimagination’ of New York's economy after the coronavirus. Schmidt, part of a new commission, will focus on telehealth, remote learning and broadband access first.
Fox News: Maryland boy, 7, with sickle cell disease recovers from coronavirus that caused pneumonia in both lungs.
A 7-year-old boy in Maryland who suffers from sickle cell anemia is on his way to a full recovery after beating the coronavirus.
E! News: Chris Cuomo Trolls Brother Andrew Cuomo Over His "Single and Ready to Mingle" Status..
ABC News: A retired Kansas farmer who mailed New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo an N95 mask to give to a frontline worker has received an honorary degree from his state.
The Independent: Chris Hemsworth reveals he was rejected from X-Men role before joining MCU..
CNBC: Uber to lay off 3,700 employees, about 14% of workforce..