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For eight years, this former Wall Street Journal editor got nowhere on his novel. Then he found time built into his every day schedule and made the most of it.
“In this time of crisis, we face two particularly important choices," Yuval Noah Harari@harari_yuval ) writes. "The first is between totalitarian surveillance and citizen empowerment. The second is between nationalist isolation and global solidarity.”
The push comes despite specific contractual exclusions in most standard policies for claims stemming from viruses. As a result, some insurers are threatening court challenges over efforts to rewrite policies and provide benefits that weren’t priced in.
Tim Tiller, a mustachioed security guard at an Oklahoma cowboy museum @ncwhm ), didn’t set out to be a pandemic-era internet celebrity. He swears he got roped into it. Excellent @KellyCrowWSJ story. #HashtagTheCowboy
Ponzi schemes and other frauds involving bitcoin and cryptocurrencies lured at least $4.3 billion from investors in 2019, according to Chainalysis. That was a bigger haul than the combined $3 billion in 2017 and 2018.
From Venezuela to Pakistan to the Democratic Republic of Congo—and nearly every developing country between—confirmed #coronavirus cases have started to spike in recent days, a sign the contagion is advancing exponentially.
“Humanity has been surviving plagues for thousands of years, and we have managed to learn a lot along the way.”
#Coronavirus latest: — Infections pass 470,000 globally, nearly doubling in week — More than 21,000 have died, more than double a week ago — Infections in the U.S. topped 69,000, including 1,050 deaths. #COVID2019
White House and India’s MEA are in talks over potential visit to New Delhi by @realDonaldTrump . Dates haven’t been finalized, and the visit will depend on the progress of the impeachment trial. Would be Trump’s first to India as U.S. president.