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Two new shark species have been identified and they look like nothing you’ve seen before

(CNN)Scientists have identified two new species of shark that live in the depths of the West Indian ocean. The new species are six-gill sawsharks, which have distinctive snouts filled with teeth and catfish-like whiskers or feelers that help them detect prey. One, Pliotrema annae, was discovered after being caught by fishermen in Zanzibar, while the…

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Trump to block migrants and asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump confirmed he’s planning to bar entry to migrants illegally crossing the US southern border, including those seeking asylum, in a bid to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. “The answer’s yes,” Trump said at the White House when asked if he was planning to take that step, which he said would…

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GM, Ford, and FCA shutter all North American factories over coronavirus fears

Detroit’s big three automakers are to shut down all factories due to fears over the coronavirus. Details are still in the works and will be announced shortly. Over the last few days, United Auto Workers has been pushing the automakers to shut down their factories over concerns of worker safety. UAW President Rory Gamble sent…

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Bill Gates addresses coronavirus fears and hopes in AMA

Bill Gates, newly free from his role on the Microsoft board, has taken to Reddit to answer the community’s questions about the pandemic, the government response, and what the world can do to be better prepared. Always candid but never cynical, Gates gives some heartening but realistic advice. Worth noting at the outset is that…

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Senate approves House-passed coronavirus relief measure

Washington (CNN)The Senate approved on Wednesday a House-passed coronavirus relief package that includes provisions for free testing for COVID-19 and paid emergency leave, clearing the measure for President Donald Trump’s signature. Passage of the measure will also allow the Senate to devote its full attention to passing the next relief package in response to the…

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Amid pandemic, SpaceX launches another batch of Starlink satellites

Austin, Texas (CNN)SpaceX is racing against time — and now a pandemic — to build a satellite-internet business.One of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rockets fired 60 Starlink satellites into Earth’s orbit Wednesday, the sixth launch of its kind that Elon Musk’s company has sent up over the past year. The rocket launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space…

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Tom Brady has already had one dramatic effect on the Buccaneers and he hasn’t even signed his deal yet

Tom Brady hasn’t even officially signed a contract with the Buccaneers yet, but he’s already causing a ticket frenzy in Tampa Bay. Getting a ticket to a Buccaneers game used to be one of the easiest things to do in sports, but now that Brady is heading to Tampa, the team might have to do…

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Elizabeth Warren has a list of demands for companies bailed out by Washington

New York (CNN Business)A dozen years after the infamous Wall Street bailout, Uncle Sam is once again preparing to rescue large chunks of Corporate America from the coronavirus. Everyone from Boeing (BA) and General Electric (GE) to the battered airline industry could receive federal assistance designed to limit the economic fallout from the pandemic. There’s…

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Android 11 DP2: Notification sections are now separated with a more obvious gap

The second developer preview of Android 11 is here and we’re just starting to dig into what it changes, including firstly a more obvious split for different sections of the notification tray. With Android 11 DP2, there’s now a large visible gap in between the “Conversations,” “Alerting,” and “Silent” sections of your notifications. Previously, Google…

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Google halts upcoming releases of Chrome and Chrome OS

As millions of people adapt to working from home in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Google has decided to pause on adding new features to Chrome and Chrome OS in an effort to keep the essential software running as smoothly as possible. In a tweet today, the Chrome development team acknowledged that “adjusted work schedules”…