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Navy leaders say the aircraft carrier commander who urged them for coronavirus help will not be punished for his letter leaking

The commanding officer of an aircraft carrier who penned a leaked letter to his leaders had followed military procedures and is not expected to be punished, according to senior Navy officials. Capt. Brett Crozier of the USS Theodore Roosevelt wrote a letter to Navy leaders on Sunday urging for an “immediate and decisive action” as […]

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6-Week-Old Baby from Connecticut Dies, Believed to Be World’s Youngest Coronavirus Victim: Governor

A six-week-old baby in Connecticut has died after testing positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont shared the news on Twitter Wednesday, confirming that the infant’s death is the first pediatric fatality in the state. Lamont also said that the baby is one of the youngest to die “anywhere” from COVID-19 complications. […]

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Leaked memo reveals a sports media startup just laid off 22 people without severance or healthcare into the teeth of the coronavirus pandemic — unless they signed an NDA

Digital sports media startup Overtime laid off at least 22 employees on March 25, according to a memo seen by Business Insider. Overtime has raised $35.3 million in seven rounds of funding to date. Company investors include Andreessen Horowitz, Spark Capital, and NBA players Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony. According to internal documents seen by […]

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Coronavirus: Former ‘Bachelor’ Colton Underwood credits Cassie Underwood in recovery

Former “Bachelor” Colton Underwood apparently couldn’t be more grateful for girlfriend Cassie Randolph. On Wednesday, Underwood gave “Daily Pop” co-host Justin Sylvester an update on his coronavirus battle. The former NFL player, who had a brief stint with the Oakland Raiders, revealed he’s “feeling so much better.” He added that wouldn’t be on the mend […]

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Airbnb’s hosts aren’t impressed with the company’s $260 million package to make up for coronavirus cancellations . ‘People see it for what it is — it’s PR.’

Property managers who list accommodations on Airbnb weren’t overly impressed with the plan the company announced Monday to help them out. The $250 million fund the company set up to reimburse hosts for cancelled reservations will only cover a portion of lost revenue, and some property managers may see no benefit at all. The separate […]

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Dua Lipa Is Social Distancing in a ‘Random Airbnb’ with Anwar Hadid: ‘We’re Used to Making Anywhere a Home’

Dua Lipa is social distancing in “a random Airbnb” with boyfriend Anwar Hadid. The “Don’t Start Now” singer revealed the status of her central London quarantine in an interview with Good Morning Britain on Wednesday, but added it’s “all good”. “Both my boyfriend and I are quite used to making anywhere a home. We travel […]