HEADLINES: • U.S. Senate passes bill removing rogue Chinese firms from US stock exchanges • Supreme Court Blocks Release of Full Mueller Report • Canada’s coronavirus death toll reaches 6,000..
NY Daily: New York to allow small religious gatherings with strict regulations..
New York will permit religious gatherings of up to 10 people starting on Thursday as long as strict social distancing guidelines are followed, Gov. Cuomo announced..
DW News: Coronavirus turns Germans more critical of US: survey..
Germans view the US less positively since the outbreak of the coronavirus crisis while their attitudes toward China have improved, according to a new survey.
CTV News: Texas murder suspect arrested in Halifax ordered deported in immigration board hearing..
An American fugitive arrested in Halifax and wanted for murder in Texas will be deported, an Immigration and Refugee Board member ruled.
AFP: A Spanish bar is experimenting in contact-free beverage delivery with 'Beer Cart', a robotic barman serving up beers to customers in Seville.
Washington Post: Mask shortage for most health-care workers extended into May, Post-Ipsos poll shows..
Front-line health-care workers still experienced shortages of critical equipment needed for protection from the coronavirus into early May — including nearly two-thirds who cited insufficient supplies of the face masks that filter out most airborne particles, according to a Washington Post-Ipsos poll.
Wall Street Journal: Nearly half of American households have lost income during the nationwide economic shutdown, the Census Bureau said.
New York Post: Virginia family finds bags stuffed with $1M in cash lying on road..
“Inside of the bag, there were plastic baggies and they were addressed with something that said ‘cash vault.'”..
CNN: State police search home of suspects in Ahmaud Arbery's killing..
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation searched the home of two men charged in the death of Ahmaud Arbery, the agency said..
AFP: Millions of people battened down as the strongest cyclone in decades slammed into Bangladesh and eastern India, killing at least three and leaving a trail of devastation.
Fox Business: Senate passes bill removing rogue Chinese firms from US stock exchanges..
The U.S. Senate has passed a bill boosting oversight of companies based in China and other nations that could lead to their removal from American stock exchanges.
CNN: Senate panel approves subpoena in Biden-related probe as GOP ramps up investigations..
The subpoena is one of several steps Senate Republicans are taking to ramp up probes related to the Obama administration and Joe Biden..
CBS News: New York City will test ultraviolet light to kill coronavirus on subways and buses..
One scientist says UV light will be "very efficient" in eliminating the coronavirus..
Yahoo News: Mika Brzezinski blasts Trump for again accusing husband Joe Scarborough of murder..
“He’s once again tweeting conspiracy theories about Joe, falsely accusing him of murder, talking about a death of a young staffer in his office years ago, and calling him dangerous to walk the streets,” Brzezinski sighed, insisting Trump is deflecting from his response to the pandemic..
AFP: Climate change is turning Antarctica green, study finds..
Parts of the Antarctic Peninsula will change colour as "green snow" caused by blooming algae is expected to spread with increases in global temperatures, research showed.
New York Times: Supreme Court Blocks Release of Full Mueller Report for Now..
The U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocked the release of parts of the Mueller report. It may mean that it won’t be seen in full until after the election..
Fox News: Doctors raise alarm about health effects of continued coronavirus shutdown: 'Mass casualty incident'..
More than 600 doctors signed onto a letter sent to President Donald J. Trump Tuesday pushing him to end the "national shutdown" aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus, calling the widespread state orders keeping businesses closed and kids home from school a "mass casualty incident"..
Sky News: Second man, 19, dies after water buffalo attack in Wales..
A second man has died after he and two others were attacked by a water buffalo in Wales..
NBC News: U.S. pledges $162 million more in COVID-19 foreign assistance, bringing total to over $1 billion..
US State Dept. says the government has pledged an additional $162M in foreign aid to fight the coronavirus, bringing the total to more than $1B.
Global News: Canada’s coronavirus death toll reaches 6,000..
The novel coronavirus has now claimed the lives of more than 6,000 people in Canada..
Reuters: Pompeo calls China virus response 'paltry' compared to damage done..
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took fresh aim at China over the coronavirus on Wednesday, calling the $2 billion that Beijing has pledged to fight the pandemic "paltry" compared to the hundreds of thousands of lives lost and trillions of dollars of damage..