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Twitter deleted a tweet by Rudy Giuliani for spreading coronavirus misinformation

Twitter removed a message by Rudy Giuliani and temporarily locked his account for sharing coronavirus misinformation. In the tweet, Giulaini quoted conspiracy theorist and conservative activist Charlie Kirk promoting anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as a coronavirus cure. Tests have not established that hydroxychloroquine is a safe or effective cure for the virus. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]

Culture

Bridge: March 29, 2020

“My brain,” a club player told me, “is like the Bermuda Triangle. When I’m declarer, information goes into it, gets lost and is never seen again.” His problem is typical. Many players struggle as declarer because they have so much to think about. When they must plan the play, anticipate what might go wrong and […]

Culture

Word Game: March 29, 2020

TODAY’S WORD — PROCURED (PROCURED: pruh-KYOORD: Obtained or acquired.) Average mark 40 words Time limit 60 minutes Can you find 54 or more words in PROCURED? TODAY’S WORD — PROCURED pore pour pourer prod produce producer proud prouder prude puce pure purer purr record recoup recur redo repro rode rope roue rude ruder rued order […]

Life

Letter: Cannot see Trump as a competent leader

Cannot see Trump as a competent leader “Envision how much worse it might be without Trump” (Letter to the editor, Eastbaytimes.com, March 25), the letter-writer urged us. But is such high praise warranted? Step back from this bright vision and fill in the blanks: The picture immediately becomes less rosy. True, curtailing flights from China […]

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The Netherlands has recalled 600,000 coronavirus face masks it imported from China after discovering they were faulty

The Netherlands has asked hospitals to give back around 600,000 face masks it imported from China. It found that the masks were failing to meet safety requirements, Dutch media reported. The masks were failing to stop coronavirus particles pass through, the report said. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The Dutch government has recalled […]

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Boris Johnson’s government is reportedly furious with China and believes it could have 40 times more coronavirus cases than it claims

UK government officials say there’ll be “reckoning” for China over its handling of the coronavirus. Boris Johnson’s government is reportedly furious with the Chinese state. It has accused of China of spreading disinformation and lying about the number of cases it has. Scientists have reportedly warned Johnson that China could have up to 40 times […]