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US stock futures up Wednesday after a rough start to Q2 for Wall Street

US stock futures were up Wednesday following a rough start to the second quarter for Wall Street. Dow futures rose 155 points, or around 0.8%. S&P 500 futures climbed about 0.8% and Nasdaq futures were up 0.7%. Stocks finished in the red for the second day in a row Wednesday. All three indexes closed down…MORE

11 times Donald Trump has ‘belittled’ coronavirus

Vice President Mike Pence said something truly unbelievable in an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Wednesday. “I don’t believe the President has ever belittled the threat of the coronavirus,” the vice president told Wolf. Which, even by Pence standards — the VP is an unstinting, 100% supporter of President Donald Trump — is pretty…MORE

White House press secretary invites far-right personality to attend coronavirus briefing in violation of new social distancing rules

White House press secretary invites far-right personality to attend coronavirus briefing in violation of new social distancing rules

A fringe personality for a small right-wing media organization attended President Donald Trump’s coronavirus press briefing on Tuesday at the personal invitation of White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham, a person familiar with the matter told CNN. The personality, Chanel Rion of One America News, declined to leave the briefing, despite new social distancing guidelines…MORE

Trump threatens heavy price if Iran conducts ‘sneak attack’ on US troops

President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday, without citing any evidence, that the administration has information that “Iran or its proxies are planning a sneak attack on US troops and/or assets in Iraq.” Trump added, “If this happens, Iran will pay a very heavy price, indeed!” The President’s tweet, which the White House did not elaborate upon,…MORE

Ecuador’s largest waterfall has disappeared

The largest waterfall in Ecuador has seemingly vanished after a sinkhole swallowed part of its water source. San Rafael Waterfall on the Coca River was a prominent tourist attraction for the country, and according to NASA, drew tens of thousands of people every year. The water dropped 150 feet into a crater-like opening on the…MORE

Last rounds of protective gear in national stockpile being shipped

The Strategic National Stockpile is deploying the last round of shipments in its inventory, depleting the bulk of its protective gear, according to a source familiar with the matter. The official added that the stockpile was never meant to serve as the only source of protective gear for the entire coronavirus response and said the…MORE

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