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Lakers assistant Lionel Hollins deemed ‘high risk,’ won’t travel to Orlando

Assistant coach Lionel Hollins will not join the Lakers in Orlando, Fla., for the restart of the season. <span class="copyright">(Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images)</span>
Assistant coach Lionel Hollins will not join the Lakers in Orlando, Fla., for the restart of the season. (Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images)

Lakers assistant coach Lionel Hollins was “deemed a higher-risk individual due to underlying medical conditions” and will not join the rest of the staff in Orlando, Fla., for the restart of the NBA season, a team official said Friday.

The official, who spoke anonymously because they were not authorized to speak publicly, said Hollins, 66, would continue to be an “essential member” on the staff for Lakers coach Frank Vogel and would be “participating remotely.”

When

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New Yorkers who visit states with high COVID-19 infection rates will be ineligible for sick leave

ALBANY – Don’t go to a state with a high COVID-19, come back to New York and expect to get paid sick leave benefits.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order Saturday that strips the paid sick leave protections for New York employees who voluntarily travel to high-risk states after June 25.

“If we are going to maintain the progress we’ve seen, we need everyone to take personal responsibility,” Cuomo said in a statement.

“That’s why I’m issuing an executive order that says any New York employee who voluntarily travels to a high-risk state will not be eligible for the

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US STOCKS-S&P 500 closes at 10-week high on vaccine hopes, stimulus pledge

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* Delta Air Lines to resume flying major routes in June

* S&P 500 notches best day in nearly 6 weeks

* Cyclicals lead gains among major S&P sectors

* Dow up 3.85%, S&P 500 up 3.15%, Nasdaq up 2.44% (Updates with volume data, market breadth)

By Chuck Mikolajczak

NEW YORK, May 18 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks jumped on Monday, and the S&P 500 closed at a 10-week high, on encouraging early-stage data for a potential coronavirus vaccine and on the promise of

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