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Worldwide downturn in fishing unlikely to save uncommon species

Patrick Whittle and Christina Larson, Associated Press Updated 12:15 pm CDT, Monday, June 29, 2020 FILE - This March 25, 2020, file photo shows a small load of pollack being sorted as it comes off a boat at the Portland Fish Exchange in Portland, Maine. The amount of commercial fishing taking place worldwide has dipped since…

One in five people worldwide is at risk of developing ‘severe’ cases of Covid-19, scientists claim

Doctors wearing face masks and gloves as a preventive measure attend to a coronavirus patient at the intensive care unit of Albert Schweitzer Hospital.Robin Utrecht | SOPA Images | LightRocket via Getty ImagesOne in five people around the world could be at risk of developing a severe case of Covid-19, an international team of scientists…

Scientists Worldwide Are Questioning A Huge Research Study That Raised Issues About The Malaria Drug Hyped As A COVID-19 Treatment

The journalists at BuzzFeed News are proud to bring you trustworthy and relevant reporting about the coronavirus. To help keep this news free, become a member and sign up for our newsletter, Outbreak Today. A massive study that raised serious health concerns about hydroxychloroquine, the malaria drug President Donald Trump has reportedly taken as a…

Worldwide coronavirus cases top 4 million

More than 40 states begin to reopen The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus across the globe surpassed 4 million on Saturday, according to Johns Hopkins University. The numbers come nearly 90 days after the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a "pandemic" on March 11, when there were 118,000 confirmed cases and 4,000 had died.  The…

Stocks increase worldwide, raised by hopes for infection progress

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks around the world rose on Friday as investors latched onto strands of hope about progress in the fight against the coronavirus. The S&P 500 was up 1.3% in midday trading, though the gains faded a bit from the start. It followed up on jumps of better than 2% in Europe…

Coronavirus around the world death toll passes 100000

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here.The worldwide death toll from coronavirus passed 100,000 Friday, according to a running tally kept by Johns Hopkins University, while the number of those infected topped 1.6 million.On Good Friday, around the world, health officials and religious leaders warned people…

Worldwide coronavirus cases reach 1 million, doubling in a week

Reported COVID-19 cases around the world surpassed 1 million on Thursday, doubling in a week as the virus spreads across Europe and North America and establishes a toehold in Africa. Just before global cases reached 1 million, the COVID-19 worldwide death toll passed 50,000, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.COVID-19 has now infected at…

Worldwide coronavirus cases top 500,000, doubling in simply over a week

COVID-19 cases surpassed 500,000 across the world on Thursday, doubling in just over a week as the pandemic accelerates.The total number of global cases now stands at 510,108 as of 1:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. The virus emerged in Wuhan, China, in December. It has since spread to…

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Most current satellites provide stargazers a brand-new sky view

ORLANDO, Fla., July 2 (UPI) -- The recent boon of satellite launches has given stargazers something new to look at in orbit. Whether they are delighted or annoyed depends on whom you ask. SpaceX's Starlink satellites show up in the night sky for short periods like a glowing chain of stars. They are especially visible…

Los Angeles Lakers star Dwight Howard wants to play in NBA reboot

July 2 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard wants to play in the NBA season restart this month in Orlando, Fla., and the team said it won't replace the 16-year veteran despite some concern that he would opt out. Howard in May called basketball and entertainment "distractions" amid the Black Lives Matter social…

AEW Fyter Fest: Kenny Omega, Adam Page resist Finest Pals

July 2 (UPI) -- AEW World Tag Team Champions Kenny Omega and Hangman Adam Page defended their titles against Best Friends in the main event of Fyter Fest, night one. AEW has been promoting Fyter Fest as a pay-per-view-like event that aired in place of Dynamite on Wednesday at 8 p.m EDT. A second night…

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This Home Strength Period Exercise Will Make You Sweat

Kaylee LaMoine/Courtesy of David Freeman While the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has halted the cadence of everyday life for just about everyone, the world is now beginning to adjust. We're all handling the challenges of social distancing and self-isolation differently—but that doesn't mean that we have to go it completely alone in every sense.At Men's Health,…

Watch Strongmen Brian Shaw and Robert Oberst Set a New Bench Press ‘Record’ at World Fitness

Strongmen Brian Shaw and Robert Oberst recently trained together in an actual gym. A Planet Fitness to be exact, and the results were record-breaking and hilarious. The guys met up to break a bench press record at the famously weight-conscious gym (you've probably heard, or maybe even experienced, the infamous Lunk Alarm)."The discussion was, what…

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Laughing—hell, even just smiling—plays such an important part in your life that you might not realize it. Seriously. Sometimes we take it for granted because of how frequently we might be lucky enough to do it, but if we didn't find a few times a day, a few times a week to really engage and…