Dear Abby: I got even with my cheating fiancé on our wedding day

DEAR ABBY: This is an open letter to all those women who write to you knowing their men cheated on them and then ask, “Should I marry him?” In their hearts they already know the answer; they just want you to tell them “No!” Jeanne Phillips  My mother saw my fiancé’s car around town, parked […]

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Dear Abby: I got even with my cheating fiancé on our wedding day

DEAR ABBY: This is an open letter to all those women who write to you knowing their men cheated on them and then ask, “Should I marry him?” In their hearts they already know the answer; they just want you to tell them “No!” Jeanne Phillips My mother saw my fiancé’s car around town, parked […]

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The Latest: Crowds at Greek waterfront lead to new ban

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — United States poised to surpass China’s toll of 3,300 deaths. — Greece partially bans […]

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The Latest: Crowds at Greek waterfront lead to new ban

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — United States poised to surpass China’s toll of 3,300 deaths. — Greece partially bans […]

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Dismantling democracy? Virus used as excuse to quell dissent

Soldiers patrol the streets with their fingers on machine gun triggers. The army guards an exhibition center-turned-makeshift-hospital crowded with rows of metal beds for those infected with the coronavirus. And Serbia’s president warns residents that Belgrade’s graveyards won’t be big enough to bury the dead if people ignore his government’s lockdown orders. Since President Aleksandar […]

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Dismantling democracy? Virus used as excuse to quell dissent

Soldiers patrol the streets with their fingers on machine gun triggers. The army guards an exhibition center-turned-makeshift-hospital crowded with rows of metal beds for those infected with the coronavirus. And Serbia’s president warns residents that Belgrade’s graveyards won’t be big enough to bury the dead if people ignore his government’s lockdown orders. Since President Aleksandar […]

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Extroverts (and introverts, too) face quarantine challenges

Within days, Vicktery Zimmerman had figured out how to connect with friends and family even as she and her husband shelter in place at their Chicago home. There are the FaceTime calls. There’s the movie night (remote, of course) with another couple. There are plans for a game night. Whatever it takes to keep the […]

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Extroverts (and introverts, too) face quarantine challenges

Within days, Vicktery Zimmerman had figured out how to connect with friends and family even as she and her husband shelter in place at their Chicago home. There are the FaceTime calls. There’s the movie night (remote, of course) with another couple. There are plans for a game night. Whatever it takes to keep the […]

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Can cats really spread coronavirus?

Description  There is no need to quarantine your cat, say experts Credits  Africa Studio/Shutterstock Alt Text  Cat Veterinary surgeon examines the chances of pets passing on Covid-19 In Depth Tuesday, March 31, 2020 – 8:33am Sarah L Caddy, Clinical Research Fellow in Viral Immunology and Veterinary Surgeon at University of Cambridge, looks at the evidence […]

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Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street health-care-led rally

Asian shares were mixed after some benchmarks lost earlier gains Tuesday, following a rally in U.S. stocks that mostly was spurred by health care companies’ announcements of developments that could aid in the coronavirus outbreak. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 rose in morning trading but reversed course to dip nearly 0.9%, finishing at 18,917.01. Australia’s S&P;/ASX […]

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Europe’s hospitals among the best but can’t handle pandemic

As increasing numbers of European hospitals buckle under the strain of tens of thousands of coronavirus patients, the crisis has exposed a surprising paradox: Some of the world’s best health systems are remarkably ill-equipped to handle a pandemic. Outbreak experts say Europe’s hospital-centric systems, lack of epidemic experience and early complacency are partly to blame […]

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Premier League has ‘ambitious’ plan to resume season in May

Credits  Catherine Ivill/Getty Images Alt Text  Premier League logo English top flight is under pressure to make a decision due to financial concerns and broadcast deals One-Minute Read Tuesday, March 31, 2020 – 8:17am The English Premier League could restart as early as May in order to finish the season by 12 July.  See related  […]

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Suspect in killing of Irvine man at Malibu Creek State Park attacks deputy, is restrained in court

LOS ANGELES — A man charged with killing a father who was camping with his daughters in a Southern California park had to be subdued in court on Monday after the judge refused to allow him to defend himself without a lawyer. Anthony Rauda attacked a deputy during the hearing and was restrained, NBC Los […]

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Today’s back pages: ‘Covidiot’ Jack Grealish is fined by Aston Villa, Olympics confirmed, cricket stars face cuts

Description  Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish  Credits  Alex Morton/Getty Images Alt Text  Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish A round-up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 31 March One-Minute Read Tuesday, March 31, 2020 – 7:45am Grealish fined A humbled Jack Grealish stares out on the back page of The Sun after the Aston […]

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US nears China’s virus death toll as New York calls for help

The mounting death toll from the virus outbreak in the United States had it poised Tuesday to overtake China’s grim toll of 3,300 deaths, with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo saying up to 1 million more healthcare workers were needed. “Please come help us,” he urged. Hard-hit Italy and Spain have already overtaken China and […]

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LIVE UPDATES: US passes 3,000 coronavirus deaths, National Guard soldier dies after testing positive for the novel coronavirus

We’ll keep this page updated with the biggest coronavirus headlines of the day. Check back for updates.  Here’s the latest: The US passed a grim milestone with a single-day death toll of more than 500, bringing the total number of deaths to more than 3,000. National Guard soldier dies after testing positive for coronavirus and […]

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Immigration attorney pleads for relief as DACA deadlines loom and social distancing adds hurdles for ‘Dreamers’

The Supreme Court is set to decide this summer whether to uphold the Trump administration’s cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program. About 800,000 people have received protection from deportation under DACA, out of about 1.8 million people who were brought to the US as children. While the program is in jeopardy, […]

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