Trump extends voluntary national shutdown, braces US for big death toll

first_img (“Trump, Pentagon leaders honor 9/11 victims” by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, CC BY 2.0) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is bracing the United States for a grim death toll from the coronavirus pandemic.On Sunday he extended the voluntary national shutdown for a month.This, after public-health experts who told him the coronavirus pandemic could claim over 100,000 lives in the U.S., perhaps significantly more, if not enough is done to fight it.It was a stark shift in tone by the president. Only days ago he talked about the country reopening in a few weeks.From the Rose Garden on Sunday, he said his Easter revival hopes had only been “aspirational.” Google+ Twitter Facebook Google+ WhatsApp Pinterest CoronavirusIndianaLocalMichiganNationalNews Trump extends voluntary national shutdown, braces US for big death toll Facebook By Associated Press – March 30, 2020 0 416 WhatsApp Twitter Pinterest Previous articleBoy, 16, banned from Walmart in Goshen after coughing, claiming he had coronavirusNext articleCoronavirus is roiling every part of child welfare system Associated PressNews from the Associated Press and its network of reporters and publications.last_img read more

Bertinet opens new Bath shop

first_imgFrench baker Richard Bertinet and wife Jo have opened a new shop in central Bath, replacing their previous site in the town.previous site in the town.The couple closed their previous site, which had included a café, due to the rigours of offering foodservice in a grade 2-listed Georgian building.The new site, which opened last week, is retail only, Jo Bertinet told British Baker. She explained: “It was too difficult to run a café as the buildings in the centre of Bath are tall and narrow with stairs and limited floorspace. You could not change the building in any way – for example by installing a dumb waiter.”The company has no plans to open any further shops, and is focused on its wholesale business, she added. “We missed not having a shop in central Bath, we are happy to be back.”last_img read more

Daniel Radcliffe Wants You to Keep Your Phones on at Privacy

first_img Privacy Don’t tell Patti LuPone; off-Broadway’s Privacy begins performances on July 5 and is going totally rogue when it comes to theater etiquette. As the (potentially naked) star Daniel Radcliffe revealed on Late Night with Seth Meyers on June 20, the play encourages audience participation. “There’s a lot of interactions that go on onstage that we want people to be able to be a part of and play along,” he said. “There’s a poll. You can email stuff to us during the show. If we pull it off, it’s gonna be very cool.” You’ve got our attention, Radcliffe—even with our cell phones out! Check out the full clip below! Star Files Related Shows View Commentscenter_img Daniel Radcliffe Show Closed This production ended its run on Aug. 7, 2016 Daniel Radcliffelast_img read more

No. 24 Colorado looks for home win vs Stanford

first_img Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditStanford (16-6, 5-4) vs. No. 24 Colorado (18-5, 8-3)CU Events Center, Boulder, Colorado; Saturday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: No. 24 Colorado looks for its sixth straight win over Stanford at CU Events Center. The last victory for the Cardinal at Colorado was a 74-50 win on Feb. 23, 2012. Associated Press No. 24 Colorado looks for home win vs Stanford February 7, 2020center_img TEAM LEADERSHIP: Colorado’s Tyler Bey has averaged 13.1 points and 8.6 rebounds while McKinley Wright IV has put up 13.5 points, 5.3 rebounds and 5.2 assists. For the Cardinal, Oscar da Silva has averaged 16.4 points and 6.5 rebounds while Tyrell Terry has put up 14.5 points and 4.9 rebounds.OFFENSIVE THREAT: da Silva has either made or assisted on 42 percent of all Stanford field goals over the last three games. The junior forward has accounted for 25 field goals and five assists in those games.UNDEFEATED WHEN: Colorado is a perfect 17-0 when it holds an opponent to 71 points or fewer. The Buffaloes are 1-5 when opponents score more than 71 points.TWO STREAKS: Stanford has dropped its last three road games, scoring 61.3 points and allowing 66 points during those contests. Colorado has won its last four home games, scoring an average of 79 points while giving up 58.8.GETTING DEFENSIVE: Stanford has held opposing teams to 59.9 points per game this year, the eighth-lowest figure among all Division I teams. ___For more AP college basketball coverage: and was generated by Automated Insights,, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.comlast_img read more