HEADLINES: • White House blocks Fauci from testifying at coronavirus hearing - panel spokesperson • Singapore confirms 447 new cases • Iran condemns German ban on Hezbollah, warns of consequences..
Daily Mail US: Warren Buffett's firm Berkshire Hathaway suffers nearly $50billion loss in first quarter.
BBC News: Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds name their baby boy Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson.
CNN: Oprah Winfrey invited fans into her home (virtually) Friday night for a spiritual discussion.
Sky News: Coronavirus: India extends lockdown by two weeks - but implements 'zones' with different rules.
It will be the third extension since Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a nationwide shutdown on the 25 March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
NBC News: 1,000 NYC officers to patrol parks for people violating social distancing..
NYC sends 1,000 officers to patrol as residents venture outside on sunny Saturday.
BBC News: Families across the UK have been struggling to work, teach and entertain themselves because broadband services have been pushed to the limit.
CTV News: Jupiter, Saturn and the moon to form 'smiley face' on May 12.
Skywatchers looking up into the eastern sky during the early morning of May 12, will be able to see a 'smiley face' in the sky, with Jupiter and Saturn lined up close enough to look like eyes over the wide, open-mouthed smile of the moon.
Daily Caller: California Orders Release Of 7 High-Risk Sexual Offenders.
CNN Business: Hundreds of satellites owned by Elon Musk's company, SpaceX, have been launched as part of Starlink, a project to increase global internet coverage, but their presence is disrupting observations of the night sky.
Business Insider: People are spending up to 3 hours waiting in drive-thru lines for McDonald's and Burger King as the chains reopen locations around the world.
CBS News: Beloved New York City teacher dies from coronavirus after family claims she was denied testing twice.
Arab News: Iran’s death toll from new coronavirus increased by 65 in the past 24 hours to 6,156 on Saturday, Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur said.
CTV News: White House blocks Fauci from testifying at coronavirus hearing: panel spokesperson.
A spokesman for a key House panel said Friday that the White House has blocked Dr. Anthony Fauci from testifying next week at a hearing on the coronavirus outbreak.
Wall Street Journal: Researchers are working to determine when coronavirus first appeared in the U.S. Some findings have already led officials to rethink what they thought they knew.
Reuters: Singapore confirms 447 new coronavirus cases, smallest rise in two weeks.
BBC Science News: High plastic concentration found on ocean floor.
Scientists have identified the highest levels of microplastics ever recorded on the seafloor.
Arab News: Teachers at the American Iinternational School in Dubai have been told they will have to take salary cuts and unpaid leave as the coronavirus lockdown continues.
Los Angeles Times: Philippine nurses, long treated like exports, now told to stay home to fight coronavirus.
After decades of exporting its nurses to other countries, the Philippines is now pressuring them to stay home to fight the coronavirus.
CTV News: Virus surge in Brazil brings a coffin shortage, morgue chaos.
With Brazil emerging as Latin America's coronavirus epicenter with more than 5,900 deaths, even the coffins are running out in Manaus.
DW News: Iran condemns German ban on Hezbollah, warns of consequences..
Iran has strongly condemned Germany's ban on the activities of the terrorist organization Hezbollah. The Iranian foreign ministry warned that Germany would face consequences, saying the country is "serving the objectives of the US and the Zionist regime of Israel."..
BBC News: Thousands signal interest in UK Covid-19 plasma trial..
It is hoped the blood plasma from coronavirus survivors can treat those who are currently ill with Covid-19.