The Daily Populous

Friday March 13rd, 2020 day edition

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So far that has not happened, though medical personnel have been taking their temperature twice a day.

People are wearing masks, she said, but are still mingling in common areas, like the lobby where people get coffee and water.

“I would like to know who among us is positive,” Ms. Moy said by telephone.

One doctor wore a large hooded mask and helmet and “looked like an Imperial Guard in ‘Star Wars.’”.

Three days later, he was told that one of the two swabs taken had never been sent to the state.

Reporting was contributed by Sabrina Tavernise from Washington; Sean Keenan from Atlanta; Patricia Mazzei from Miami; Wudan Yan from Seattle; Kate Taylor from Cambridge, Mass.

; John Eligon and Thomas Fuller from San Francisco; Christopher Dixon from Charleston, S.C.; Campbell Robertson from Pittsburgh; and Vanessa Swales and Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs from New York. »

The US stock market has now wiped out the entire $11.5 trillion of value it gained since Trump's 2016 election victory

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Thursday's massive sell-off has erased any remaining stock market gains made since President Trump's 2016 election win.

The current market cap is roughly equal to the size of the stock market when Donald Trump emerged victorious in the 2016 election.

The Russell 3000 index aims to track the greater US stock market by measuring the 3,000 largest public companies based in the US. »

AT&T CEO pay rose to $32 million in 2019 while he cut 20,000 jobs

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Stephenson's base salary was $1.8 million in all three years, but his stock awards jumped from $17.07 million to $19.80 million from 2018 to 2019.

While Stephenson's pay rose, AT&T eliminated 7.6 percent of its workforce in 2019.

President and COO John Stankey's pay rose from $16.55 million in 2018 to $22.47 million in 2019. »

Disney Postpones Releases of ‘Mulan,’ ‘The New Mutants’ and ‘Antlers’

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Disney has postponed the releases of “Mulan,” “The New Mutants” and “Antlers” out of “an abundance of caution,” Disney announced Thursday.

We truly believe in the moviegoing experience, and we are looking at new potential 2020 release dates to be announced at a later date,” Disney said in a statement.

Other films have been affected by the coronavirus scare, including Universal’s “F9,” which was postponed for a year. »