Philadelphia police to reduce back low-level arrests in wake of coronavirus outbreak

Philadelphia’s police commissioner vowed Wednesday that the city’s officers are “not turning a blind eye to crime” amid the rollout of a new policy that calls for a delay in arrests of those who commit certain non-violent offenses.The policy was announced Tuesday in response to the coronavirus outbreak and concerns that jails are facing a greater risk of becoming overcrowded and infected now that Philadelphia’s courts have been ordered to remain closed until April 1.Under the…

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Trump wants to ship American citizens assessments ‘directly’ in step with coronavirus, Mnuchin says

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Tuesday that the Trump administration wants to send checks to Americans “in the next two weeks” in an effort to help people cope with the economic fallout due to the coronavirus pandemic.“We’re looking at sending checks to Americans immediately,” Mnuchin said during a press briefing from the White House. “Americans need…

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UEFA postpones Euro 2020 by 1 one year

This year’s European Championship was postponed for one year on Tuesday because of the coronavirus outbreak.UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said the spreading virus currently “makes football and all life in Europe quite impossible.”The tournament is now scheduled to be played from next June 11 to July 11.CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COMThe UEFA…

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McConnell vows to withhold Senate in session till ‘major’ coronavirus response bundle handed

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday the Senate will stay in session until it passes “major legislation” to address the coronavirus crisis beyond the House’s bipartisan proposal.“We are crafting the major legislation that the American people deserve in the face of this major challenge,” McConnell, R-Ky., said from the Senate floor Tuesday morning.WHITE HOUSE EYES…

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Olympic torch relay goes on; Tokyo seeks crowd ‘restraint’

Tokyo Olympic organizers are pushing ahead with the Japanese leg of the torch relay despite the threat of the spreading coronavirus.The Olympic flame, which is due to arrive on Friday from Greece, is scheduled to navigate the country for four months from March 26 until the planned opening of the Olympics on July 24 at…

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Ashley Tisdale, Vanessa Hudgens dance to ‘High College Musical’ tune at some stage in self-quarantine

Ashley Tisdale and Vanessa Hudgens are throwing it all the way back during their self-quarantine amid the coronavirus outbreak.The former “High School Musical” stars took to Instagram on Monday and shared a video of themselves dancing to the Disney Channel movie’s beloved song “We’re All In This Together.”Tisdale, 34, performed the exact choreography in a Tik Tok…

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Suzy Delair, French wide title of the ‘40s and ‘50s, insensible at 102: experiences

Suzy Delair, a French actress who found fame in the ‘40s and ‘50s, has died. She was 102.The star passed away in a Paris retirement home, the French magazine Le Point reported on Monday.Born Suzette Delaire in France on New Year’s Eve in 1917, the chanteuse made her mark in cabaret and music halls, The…

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How will NCAA recoup millions from misplaced tournament?

The NCAA made more than $1 billion last year, almost $867 million from the men’s Division I basketball tournament, and most of that from a massive television rights deal with CBS and Turner that runs through the 2032 tournament.The coronavirus not only wiped out the games, but it will create some unexpected red ink on…

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Spanish residents rep cheeky ways spherical lockdown restrictions, including walking stuffed animals

The near lockdown of Spain amid the growing coronavirus pandemic has led some residents to find clever ways to get some fresh air.Some have taken to going outside to give their pet tortoises for – slow – walks while others have been spotted pretending to go for a stroll with a stuffed animal.Under the Spanish government’s strict lockdown…

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Cruise ship experiencing coronavirus outbreak to dock in Cuba

A cruise ship struck by the coronavirus outbreak has found a port to disembark.The Braemar, a ship in the Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines fleet, will be docking in Cuba after being denied entry at multiple ports. British passengers will then be repatriated back to the United Kingdom.Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines announced the update to the ship’s…

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